Whether you're seeking relaxation, cultural exploration, or exciting adventures, Javea, nestled on the stunning Costa Blanca in Spain, is a great holiday destination. Offering a family friendly combination of beautiful beaches, an historic Old Town, and a lively port, this quintessentially Spanish town is an ideal choice for your next summer holiday.
Whether you're after a villa for a large group, or a villa within walking distance of local tapas bars and restaurants, we have the best villas in Javea for you to choose from. Come and discover the enchanting allure of Javea – a place where lasting memories are made amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Spanish coast.
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The family friendly resort of Javea is a jewel on the Costa Blanca, offering a variety of landscapes including beaches, rugged mountains and surrounding lush nature reserves. Set back from the coast, the delightful old town is steeped in history and culture – making it a wonderful place to saunter through during the day.
Explore the narrow-cobbled streets and visit the medieval church; study Iberian history at the Archaeological Museum or savour Spanish tapas and sangria in one of the many tavernas. A livelier atmosphere kicks in during the evening, when a late restaurant meal accompanied by live flamenco is in order. And if you’re in the mood to dance until dawn, you’ll find a handful of music-filled nightclubs along Arenal Beach.
Enjoy the mild Mediterranean climate at two stand-out beaches proudly waving their Blue Flags; the pebbly La Grava is close to the harbour and lined by tapas restaurants along the promenade, while Arenal Bay is a lovely spot with golden sands and clean, warm waters that stays shallow a long way out. If golf is your thing, enjoy a round of golf at Javea golf club, or, if you’re after an adventure, take a hike up the craggy Montgó Mountain in Montgo National Park.
Beaches in Javea
Let's start with the beaches – Javea boasts a coastline dotted with some of the most beautiful sandy shores in the region. Whether you're after relaxation or adventure, you'll find a beach that suits your needs. From secluded coves to wide stretches of golden sand, Javea's beaches cater to all requirements.
Playa del Arenal
Arenal Beach is the largest and most popular beach in Javea. This bustling and vibrant stretch of golden sand is perfect for families and sun-seekers alike. With its crystal-clear waters, numerous water sports activities, and a promenade dotted with cosy cafés and trendy bars, this golden beach is the epitome of seaside bliss.
Playa La Granadella
Nestled amidst rugged cliffs and lush greenery, Granadella Beach is a hidden gem that promises pure serenity. This secluded cove is a haven for snorkeling enthusiasts, with its underwater treasures waiting to be discovered. Relax on the soft white sand surrounded by the tranquil beauty of nature, and let the stresses of everyday life melt away.
La Barraca Beach (Portixol)
The unspoiled beauty of La Barraca Beach, also known as Portixol, located in the Javea fishing port area is second to none. Set against a backdrop of towering cliffs and turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea, this beach is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and scuba diving.
Discover a slice of paradise at Cala Blanca beach, a hidden gem tucked away between steep cliffs and the Mediterranean's turquoise embrace. This small, secluded cove offers a retreat away from the crowds, perfect for those seeking a peaceful escape. The crystalline waters beckon you for a refreshing swim, while the sun-drenched cliffs provide the ideal spot for sunbathing and unwinding.
Nightlife in Javea
As the sun sets over the coastal town of Javea, the night comes alive with a wealth of entertainment options for visitors looking to continue their adventures long after dusk. From lively bars to trendy clubs, Javea has something to suit every taste and mood. Choose from a diverse selection of bars and pubs, each with its own unique atmosphere, or for a more relaxed evening, there are a variety of beachfront bars and lounges, where you can watch the moonlit waves gently crash upon the shore.
Javea's nightlife isn't just limited to the Arenal area, however. Venture into the historic Old Town, where you'll discover traditional Spanish taverns and wine bars offering a more intimate and authentic experience. Enjoy tasty tapas, sample local wines, and immerse yourself in the warm and convivial atmosphere these local establishments exude.
Food and Drink in Javea
With its rich gastronomic heritage and a wide array of dining options, Javea will tantalise your taste buds with a blend of traditional Spanish flavours and international influences. One of the highlights of dining in Javea is the abundance of fresh seafood. Eat your fill of mouth-watering dishes like paella, grilled sardines, and succulent prawns, expertly prepared with locally sourced ingredients.
Javea embraces its agricultural heritage too, with its fertile lands yielding an assortment of seasonal produce. From juicy tomatoes to sweet Valencia oranges, don't miss the opportunity to try traditional Spanish recipes like gazpacho, a refreshing cold tomato soup, or escalivada, a roasted vegetable dish bursting with Mediterranean goodness.
Finally, when it comes to drinks, the region is known for its vineyards which produce a range of wines that perfectly complement the local cuisine. Sip on a crisp white wine or a robust red, and allow the flavours to dance on your palate. For a refreshing alternative, try the popular Agua de Valencia, a cheeky cocktail made with fresh orange juice and sparkling cava, perfect for toasting to a memorable evening.
History and Culture in Javea
Javea is a treasure trove of historical landmarks, cultural celebrations, and a warm sense of community. Over the centuries the town has been influenced by various civilisations including the Romans, Moors, and Christian conquerors. This diverse heritage is reflected in the architecture, customs, and traditions that still endure today.
Exploring the historic Old Town of Javea is like stepping back in time. Wander through its winding, narrow streets with ancient stone houses, ornate wrought-iron balconies, and gothic-style churches. Admire the Church of San Bartolome, a striking example of late Gothic architecture, or visit the Soler Blasco Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, which provides fascinating insights into the town's history and culture.
Throughout the year, Javea comes alive with local festivals and celebrations that honour its traditions. A highlight of which is the Moors and Christians festival, a colourful spectacle that commemorates the town's history of battles and conquests.
Relaxing holiday rentals in Javea
Solmar Villas offer a selection of relaxing Javea villas that promise a rejuvenating and unforgettable getaway. Our handpicked selection of villas cater to every preference, and are carefully curated to provide the utmost comfort and tranquility for all the family.
Featuring spacious living areas, well-equipped kitchens, free wifi, cosy bedrooms, and of course, air conditioning, each of our villas ensure a restful, restorative stay.
Wake up to the soothing sounds of nature, enjoy breakfast on your private terrace, and let the gentle sea breeze wash away your cares.
Javea villa with private pool
Picture yourself in a holiday villa surrounded by lush gardens and a private pool. Bask in the Mediterranean sun on your own private terrace, lounge on the comfortable sunbeds, and when you need to cool off, the swimming pool is all yours. If you're after a luxury villa, you'll find one here.
Book your next villa holiday in Javea
Whether you seek a romantic retreat, a fun-filled family getaway, or a gathering with friends, our exceptional collection of villas in Javea will make your dream holiday a reality.
Book your villa now and let Javea become the backdrop of your next extraordinary holiday.