This is a beautifully appointed first floor apartment in a small residential block minutes from the sea front and all the bars and restaurants. The apartment has been decorated to an extremely high standard. The floors are cream marble with underfloor heating, keeping it very warm in the winter months and cool in the summer. There is air conditioning throughout and ceiling fans in both bedrooms and the naya giving a gentle breeze. A communal pool is within the grounds, which is accessed either through the garage or via a separate gate. There is cable T.V and a Radio/CD player. The naya, which is an enclosed balcony, has full length sliding windows which can be easily opened to let in the summer breeze.
The kitchen is very well equipped with cooker, dishwasher, microwave and large fridge freezer. There is also an iron and ironing board. The roof terrace (communal) has magnificent views over the bay of Javea and Montgo, this is accessed from a door on the third floor and can be used for sunbathing and also hanging washing or a sundowner.
Within minutes of leaving the apartment, you are in the hub of the Port area which has a very Spanish feel and where many locals live and work. You will mainly hear Spanish spoken in the Port, although they do try hard to understand English and the younger ones speak a little. There are two supermarkets in the Port one called 'Mas y Mas' where all items can be bought. There is a larger supermarket called 'Mercadona' which is located between the Port and the Arenal. Mercadona delivers and you can order on line prior to your stay for about 4 euros delivery charge. There is a pharmacy round the corner and they do speak English. The tap water throughout Javea is extremely clean and can be used for drinking, although many people still prefer to drink the bottled water which is about 1 euro for 8 litres. Wine is inexpensive and ranges from 80 cents upwards. A fairly nice wine will only cost about 2 euros making it easy to open that second bottle at the end of the evening.
At the end of the road is the sea front where there are many small restaurants on the pedestrian promenade overlooking the sea making it an idyllic place to sit. Many offer a menu del dia which is a three course meal often with wine included, these range from about 14 euros to 17 euros plus. It is often advisable to reserve a table in the months of July and August. At the end of July the fiesta in Javea Port is 'Moros y Cristianos' which is the Moors and the Christians where they reenact battles and have numerous parades in which everyone is dressed in fantastic costumes. The streets are closed to vehicles during the large Fiesta. The costumes are magnificent and they spend all year making them in preparation for the following fiesta. They are certainly worth seeing and it appears that the entire community get involved including families of all generations. It is certainly not to be missed and the Port stays alive most of the night with a brilliant firework display at the end of each evening. The locals are really friendly and go out of their way to make visitors very welcome. However it is a noisy week so should be avoided if you are looking for some quiet time.
Javea or Xabia as locals call it is split into three areas. Javea Pueblo or the Old Town, Puerto de Javea, the Port and Playa de Arenal, the beach area. The Old town is well worth a visit and is steeped in history There is a local market held every Thursday where fresh produce can be bought as well as souvenirs. The church of San Bartolome dominates the centre of javea Town and is surrounded by cobbled streets, bars and restaurants where you can sit watching the locals enjoying life.
The Arenal or beach area is large wide sandy beach with a Blue Flag. It is a shallow beach making it safe for small children and is surrounded by a large promenade with numerous bars and restaurants and many discotheques.
Just 8 kms south of Arenal is Cabo de la Nao which sits high on the cliff affording stunning views as far as Ibiza on a clear day. Javea has a 9 hole golf course which is open to the public and an 18 hole course can be found in Denia.
THE FINAL CLEAN IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE FINAL PRICE SHOWN. €100 is to be paid direct on arrival.
Javea really is a most beautiful area with breathtaking views and as much or as little to do as you wish. Happy holiday!