Out of the many tourist destinations in Spain, one of the most sought after is the small town of Javea, which is found in the valleys of the Montgo Mountains. Because of its beautiful beaches, its historic buildings and churches, and its modern boutiques, bars and restaurants, Javea is a town sought after by many tourists and also those looking for Spanish property for sale. Not only is the town a beauty, but the weather is agreeable as well making it a year long tourist destination.
This beautiful oasis is split up into three different parts: Javea Pueblo (Old Town), Javea Puerto (Port Area), and also the Playa de Arenal (Beach Area). Each different part has something unique to share and are well loved by all tourists and residents. Without further ado, here are some facts about each part.
Tourists from all over the globe come to this part to admire the amazing historic Gothic architecture and soak up the culture of the ancient town. Tourists love visiting the Plaza de Iglesia (the church square), and also exploring the backstreets and narrow roads of the old town. One of the most popular stops along the streets of Old Town is the church of San Bartolome, which was built during the 12th century and well known for its beautiful Gothic influence.
Javea Port is unique compared to others in that it has not become some sort of trendy hangout for tourists. No, instead it has kept its ancient charm and preserved its own history. Along with luxury yahts and fancy restaurants, Javea Puerto is filled with beautiful promenades and open-aired terraces. This port is the center of many celebrations like the “Moros y Cristianos” in July.
The Javea beaches are made up of major beaches, the pebbly beaches of the port and the sandy beaches of Arenal. These beaches are perfect for any activity from beach volleyball to scuba diving. Scuba diving has become one of the most popular activities in Javea with the several diving shops offering gear and dives. After sunset the Javea Beach is perfect for sitting down with glass of wine with your friends and family.
Javea is famous for its amazing views which are attributed to its location between the Cabo San Antonio and the Cabo San Martin bays. The Avenida De Mediterraneo, which is located near the Javea habor area, has become one of the most popular attractions in the entire town. Javea is perfect for any kind of person with fine restaurants, bars and artesenia shops attracting many people or horseback riding, hiking and dolphin parks.
A few other beautiful cities in Spain that are a must-see are: Calpe, Denia and Gandia. For those who wish to go for the sake of soaking up the culture, the cities of Valencia and Alicante are both very helpful to those who are willing to learn.