DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA
Benitachell is the closest village to the Villa and is a typical, mainly agricultural, village with narrow streets and good local bars and restaurants. Those who live there are known as Pobleros.
Benitachell bowling club is located close to the village.
The village is also known for its vineyardsSpain holidays , Spanish villas
Javea or Xabia as the locals call it, is split into three distinct areas:
Javea Old Town There is the Old Town of Javea where you can wander down ancient narrow streets and visit the local market on a Thursday. Built with original Tosca sandstone it's rich in medieval history.
The Gothic fortified church of San Bartolome dominates the centre of Javea's town. This building dates back to the 15th century. At the side of the church is a beautiful building which houses the indoor market where you can buy local fresh produce daily.
THE WATERFALLS OF ALGAR
Why not have a day out exploring the nearby pools and waterfalls of Algar. Take a swim in the refreshing and revitalizing natural waters in the morning followed by a typical Spanish lunch out in one of the many nearby restaurants.
A NICE DAY OUT
Please click on this link to see some photos of a day out in the medieval town of Guadalest GUADALEST
A day outin the nearby Jalon Valley with its Antiques Market and Bodegas.
JALON VALLEY MARKET & BODEGASSpain holidays , Spanish villas
The Port of Javea many people's favourite area of Javea, this has a fascinating charm factor with whitewashed houses surrounding the bay. Watch the fishermen bring in their fresh catches and the sailing boats set off from the marina or eat at the fantastic seafood restaurants.
There are also many good shops, bars and cafes - it's bustling with activity. The Port area of Javea has a real Spanish feel, this is an area where locals live and work in harmony with the tourists. It is a lively bustling area with many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
The landmark of the Port area is the church of Our Lady of Loreto with a roof which imitates the hull of a ship.
The beach of Javea (Arenal) The bustling Arenal area is basically the sandy blue flag beach which is surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. It's a great place to walk along the promenade in the evening. It's very touristy obviously and is the least Spanish part of Javea but nevertheless it is a crucial part. Spain holidays , Spanish villas
During the evening in the summer there are various stalls here selling a variety of handmade crafts. Many of the bars have live music and there are several discotheques.
The Arenal is very good for families. The beach is large and very wide and the water is very shallow and calm as it is in a sheltered bay. You can easily sit in a cafe or bar and be able to see your children.
Here you can eat tapas, paella but also fish and chips and English breakfast. The great thing about Javea is the choice of the three very different parts - it's almost like visiting a theme park and entering different worlds!
Moraira is a small town within the Teulada municipal district, it is a short 10 minutes drive away from the villa. Originally a tiny fishing village it has changed very little through the years and still remained largely uncommercialised. Moraira has been tastefully planned, and reflects a typical Spanish pueblo style, its marina and sandy beaches compares with the best of the Mediterranean's yachting locations. ACTIVITIES NEARBY
Its Marina is impressive; the Teulada Club Nautico de Moraira, boasts mooring for 620 berths, and with a unique blend of upmarket chic and Spanish tradition, the fishing fleet moor alongside the yachts. The fishermen can be found selling their daily catch in the traditional way on the quayside and at local markets.
Moraira has many little shops and bars and offers the choice of some of the finest restaurants in the area.
There are 5 Golf courses in the area, Club De Golf Ifach was designed by Javier Arona for those who appreciate a challenge. Seve Ballesteros designed Club De Golf Oliva Nova, which provides a satisfying round if you play well enough. Alternatively, there is rambling, hiking, horse riding, go-carting, diving, tennis, all in and around the Cumbre Del Sol area.
Please find below links to various websites with more info about Costa Blanca, Benitachell and Javea.
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