Xàbia ( Jávea )
This beautiful fishing village is located in the north of the Costa Blanca. Its isolation gives it a magical flavor, like a little jewel to discover. Its historical center, walled in medieval times and dating back to the 14th century, is dotted by houses with white facades and forged Gothic windows.
The port dates from the nineteenth century; Due to the tourist development, later a new population nucleus called “of the Arenal”, next to the beach of the same name was added.
Its coast is especially beautiful and wild, formed by cliffs and beaches and coves of clear blue waters, a quality that has led to many foreigners establish their second residence. In fact, 51% of the residents in Jávea is foreign population. Its exceptional stretch of coastline makes it attractive for scuba diving and snorkelling. In addition, it has the privilege of sharing with Dénia a Natural Park: the Montgó..
Stroll through the Historic Center, and stop at the Fortress Church of San Bartolomé, built between the 14th and 16th centuries, in Elizabethan Gothic style and declared a National Artistic Monument.
Also the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum “Soler Blasco” worth visiting. Reach the Port (Duanes de la Mar), an old fishermen’s neighborhood that still has its narrow streets and whitewashed houses. It is worth to see the Church of the Mare de Déu de Loreto.
Go to the Natural Park of the “Montgó”, and on the way you can see 11 particular windmills.
Besides, its particular situation between the capes of San Antonio and the Nao has allowed the construction of 15 viewpoints distributed throughout the term of Xàbia. The view from many of them is overwhelming.