A Travel Guide to Javea
Javea is situated in the Costa Blanca in the Province of Alicante, Spain. A splendid town that has become one of the most visited places in the Spanish Costa Blanca region, Javea boasts approximately 20 kilometers of white sand coastline, beautiful and almost untouched coves as well as crystal clear blue waters ideal for swimming, sun bathing and water sports.
Javea is a town rich in history and colorful traditions that is demonstrated by a number of Gothic inspired buildings, age-old churches, and ancient architecture. Thus, in order to fully get a taste of what life in Javea is all about, visitors are encouraged to visit the Archaeological Ethnographic Museum right in the center of the town. The museum has a display of local historical artifacts, age-old photographs, and paintings made by the town’s local artists.
Being a traditional Spanish town, Javea exhibits the true blue Spanish living wherein tradition and culture blends well with modern life resulting in a very colorful lifestyle. Midday siestas, lazy afternoons, tranquil ways, and distinct passion are truly evident in this town, which is an epitome of authentic Spanish living.
With its perfect geographical situation, Javea enjoys warm Mediterranean summer weather for most days of the year. This favourable weather condition makes it a perfect place for summer getaways, winter breaks, family outings and excursions. Moreover, Javea is blessed with fertile soils, streams and rivers that make it a perfect place for growing olive trees and citrus. Additionally, gastronomical treats are not hard to come by when one is in Javea. The beach area, which is known as Arenal, has many cafes, restaurants and bars.
This town is considered as a self-sufficient community that can provide the basic needs of its locals due to a number of industries that support its tourism department. Its proximity to ports and train stations provide easy access to visitors coming from other towns in Spain and further a field.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation in the Javea area ranging from beach side holiday apartments to luxury air conditioned villas with private swimming pools.