Holiday rental villas in Javea and Moraira
Holiday rental villas
Javea is often described as the jewel in the crown of the Costa Blanca and boasts over 320 days of sunshine annually. This lovely town is situated on the most easterly point of Spain and has been voted environmentally near perfect by the World Health Organization. It sits midway between Alicante and Valencia, approximately 100k from each.
Pine-studded hills surround this lovely town and the mountain Montgo to its north stands at 750 metres above sea level. There are 15 points of outstanding natural beauty in the area, known as the Miradores. The views from these are breathtaking. Coastal walks here are very popular and feature 45 km of lovely trails
The principal beach in Javea is the Arenal. Here you will find a gently sloping bay of golden sand, perfect for families, flanked by a pedestrian promenade of restaurants, bars and beach shops. There is also ample parking nearby.
The port area has shingle beaches and a real traditional feel. You can stroll along to see the fishing boats bringing in their catch of the day. Many of the restaurants here reflect this in their menu. There are several small boutiques here and a small local cinema. You can also take lunch at the Club Nautico beside all the expensive yachts.
The old town (the 'Pueblo') is the historical centre of Javea and has narrow, winding streets overlooked by the beautiful 16th century church. At the Thursday weekly market you can buy everything from fresh vegetables and fruit to shoes and toys.
There is plenty of opportunity to engage in various water sports in the area, with sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and parascending. On dry land, you can enjoy cycling, tennis, go karting, eating and drinking!
All in all, this is a wonderful place to have a holiday.
Moraira is a small town on the coast about half way between Alicante (80 kms) to its south and Valencia (108 kms) to its north. Moraira remains one of the most unspoilt resorts on the Costa Blanca, with 8 km of beautiful coastline backed by mountains. There is a high proportion of expats from Northern Europe living here and the area is very popular with retirees.
There are many beaches to enjoy in Moraira:
El Portet Beach: It is a small shell shaped inlet with clear waters and a sandy beach, and is a superb setting for a peaceful swim. There are a number of small bars and restaurants along the front, as well as showers and a parking area.
L'Ampolla Beach: This beach is near to the castle. A golden sand beach, it is the largest and most popular beach in the area. It is lifeguard guarded in summer.
Platgetes Beach: This beach is just off the Moraira to Calpe road, south of the town. It is a fine sand beach on a bay some 200 metres wide. There are bars and reastaurants nearby.
Andragó Beach: This is a boulder beach with a parking area and pleasant restaurant right on the sea. The rest of the coastline up to Cap Blanc has a cliff path with viewpoints over the blue and green waters.
Cap Blanc: At the foot of the cliffs there is a very pleasant bathing beach. You park at the top and walk down the path to the platform with steps into the sea.