Holiday rentals in Javea, Alicante / Alacant | Javea homes to rent
Javea is a town in the region of Marina Alta along the north coast of the province of Alicante and is an ideal holiday destination with its huge offer of things to do.
To complement days at the beach, Javea also offers monuments and interesting sights to visit for those who enjoy discovering the culture. These include the 16th century Church of San Bartolomé in the centre of town, watch towers which were constructed for looking out for pirate attacks, and the 16th century Monastry of the 'Virgen de los Ángeles y los Molinos'. The Cap de San Antonio Marine Reserve and the Montgó natural reserve are great for being in the open air and natural surroundings.
There are some excellent festivals in Javea and you may want to consider planning your holiday around these . The biggest festival is celebrated during the last week of April and the first week of May in honour of Jesus of Nazareth. Other important festivals in Javea are the Festival of the Moors and the Christians during the third week of July and the Human Chess event which takes place on the last Saturday of July. The quality of Javea's cuisine is yet another great aspect of the culture. You can taste mediterranean dishes which are influenced by the sea and this paves the way for exquisite recipes with rice, seafood, sausages and 'coques' cooked in wood ovens. Finally, we must not forget of course the famous ali-oli and a good wine of the region to accompany this fine food.
If you want to relax on a beautiful beach during your holiday, then Javea is the place for you. There are numerous coves and bays with crystal clear waters, some of which have been adapted for activites such as diving and windsurfing (El Benisero). The Arenal Beach is the only sand beach in Javea and is the most famous amongst the tourists given that the sand is very fine and the waters are clean.
The Cabo de la Nao lighthouse is formed of bays of medium sized rocks which are ideal spots for scuba diving.
Javea is no exception to the typical Costa Blanca climate with mild temperatures throughout the year and an average annual temperature of 16ºC. Therefore, you can be reassured that the weather will be good during your holiday, perfect for making the most of Javea's fantastic beaches.