20 Jan Javea – A Jewel on the Costa Blanca
Javea – A Jewel on the Costa Blanca
The Spanish town of Javea lies by the sea of the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante. The town has three main areas, which are the old town, the port and the Arenal, which is the beach area.
Javea is famous for its beautiful weather all year round, the lovely scenery and is very popular for amazing summer holidays as well as a holiday home for many expats.
The old town of Javea is a maze of narrow winding streets with ancient buildings, rustic prestige luxury houses and spacious apartments. This is the right place to experience the genuine Spanish flair at the weekly market, the many shops, museums, art galleries, cafes and restaurants which are all located in the old town houses.
Follow the main road from the old town leading down to the port, where you will find a amazing scenery. This is the best place to relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants on the sea front enjoying the fantastic sea view. The port of Javea is famous for the fishing market and its high quality selection of restaurants that serve the freshest sea food, directly delivered by the fishing boats.
There are many luxury apartments in this area with spectacular sea views. Apartments for rent in Javea port are very popular for holiday rent as well as long term let as they offer a bit of everything. You have shopping amenities nearby as well as restaurants and shops. As the port of Javea is near the old town and the Arenal beach, this is the place where you least need a car in Javea.
Leading along the sea road from the port you will end up at the Arenal beach area of Javea. This is the area of most commercial activity as well as a hot spot for Bars, Clubs and Discos. The Arenal of Javea is a great place to spend the day as well as the night.
Weather in Javea
The weather in Javea is mild all year round. This area offers 326 sunny days of the year. In spring and summer the weather in Javea is very sunny and especially in summer temperatures rise quite high. It is important to stay hydrated, so drink plenty of water. The best thing is to always carry a bottle of water with you.
The average temperatures in Javea all year around area as follows.
Average maximum temperatures
• Jan 16 ° C
• Feb 17 ° C
• Mar 22 ° C
• Apr 22 ° C
• May 26 ° C
• Jun 29 ° C
• Jul 30 ° C
• Aug 32 ° C
• Sep 30 ° C
• Oct 25 ° C
• Nov 22 ° C
• Dec 17 ° C
If you are looking to buy or just stay for Holiday rent try to get a villa with private pool.
Area and close Towns
Along the Costa Blanca, Javea is a bit more private. Starting from Denia which is just over the mountain from Javea, up to the City of Alicante, there is a motorway that goes through all the towns on the coast except for Javea. Popular close towns for a day excursion are
Denia: Know for its big Port with direct ferry connection to the Balearic Islands.
Moraira: A beautiful and small town with lovely beaches for swimming and snorkeling
Calpe: Famous for the “Peñón de Ifach”, a giant rock that sticks out of the sea, which is the symbol of the Costa Blanca.
Altea: Is well known for a little more industry as the other towns as well as the beautiful old town.
Most people that visit Javea, stay in these three main areas. Some never see more than the beach. Besides all the things you can do in old town, the port and the arenal of Javea here is a list of more things you could do during your stay:
• Rent a Motor or Sailing boat, sailboard or jet ski at the beach.
• Take the ferry boats to Denia or Altea
• Take a hike to the top of Montgo or to the Granadella Bay
• Go para sailing
• Go skin or scuba diving in the Granadella Bay
• Visit the Denia castle and museum
• Visit all the view spots of Miradors which are all around Javea.
• Take a bicycle tour around Javea.
• Visit the Solar Blasco museum in the Town
• Visit the fisherman’s church in Javea Port
• Visit one of the several Tennis Clubs for a Match.
• Play some Golf at one of the golf courses in the area.
• Have something to eat at one of Javea´s many fantastic restaurants.
Property in Javea
Besides tourism, Javea´s main industry is the real estate industry. Javea and the surrounding area is full of Luxury villas, apartments, Fincas, and town houses. No matter if you are buying or renting a villa in Javea, you should definitely make sure you are with a reputable and decent agent.
Many Estate Agents in Javea offer Villas for sale in Javea and surrounding areas as well as Holiday villas.
Since the crisis, you will surely find a villa for sale in Javea as well as a villa to rent, but more than never you should inform yourself. Be aware of as many things as possible.
To tell the reputable estate agents from the not reputable ones, be aware of the following things.
• Know where their office is.
• Are they registered as an Estate Agent?
• What services do they offer (preparing contracts, showing you the area, property management, pool and garden services etc.)
• Can they provide any testimonials?
Another proof of quality is if they are a member of the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP)
They will have the AIPP Logo on their Website.
You don´t have to stick to Estate Agents that are located in the same town in which you are looking for a property.
Most Estate Agents will have many villas for sale in Spain. For example if you are looking for villas in Moraira you will surely find an Estate Agent in Javea that has many listed, as these towns are very close to each other.
Finding the right villa on the Costa Blanca or any property for sale in Spain is a job that is not easy. It is wise to have one Estate Agent that will attend you during the whole process.
Javea is a wonderful place to stay. This is why more and more people come to visit this beautiful town on the Costa Blanca year after year.
Many decide to buy a villa in Javea, so they can return whenever they want.