days out around jávea

Jávea is an ideal location for visitors to explore northern Costa Blanca. With stunning sites locally and further afield, there is plenty to do for all the family.

Within a short driving distance of Javea are the towns of Denia, Moraira, Benidorm, Olivia, Gandia, Altea, Calpe, all of which are all worth visiting.

Accessible beaches

Arenal beach, Javea

The Arenal

The Arenal is a fantastic safe beach that is away from the road. Featuring beautiful soft sand, the beach is ideal for families allowing children to run around.

Featuring volleyball courts, a children’s play area, the beach is popular both day and night. Lifeguards and the Red Cross are on site.

For wheelchair users, there are toilets and changing facilities. There is the facility to assist wheelchair users to the water via a special chair.

For the more able-bodied there is an abundance of choice for water sports.

La Granadella

The lovely pebble beach of Granadella is 220 metres in length, is nestled in a creek and surrounded by pine trees. The beach is only accessible by car. The road to the beach is a fantastic drive.

You’ll find yourself winding through pine forests to get to the cove. There are good facilities for the disabled including toilets and showers.

There is parking 9albeit, it gets very busy in the summer months), the Red Cross, Lifeguards, restaurants and beach bars. Tip: Get to Granadella early to avoid traffic which will get busy in the peak high-season.

La Granadella Beach, Javea Spain

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Places to go

Aqualandia, Benidorm

Aqualandia

Aqualandia is a popular water park in Benidorm.

Based in a beautiful natural setting, the park has an abundance of water rides for all ages and tastes. Surrounding the water park are gardens with vegetation typical of the zone and a whole host of extra services await you.

The venue is around a 40-minute journey from the villa.

You can find more information www.aqualandia.net

Mundomar

Mundomar is an animal park located in Benidorm.

The park has different species of mammals, birds and reptiles with which you can enjoy a great visit, complemented by different shows and the possibility of living special experiences such as swimming with sea lions or have an encounter with dolphins, or photograph you with different animals.

The venue can be found at the same location as Aqualandia and is around a 40-minute journey from the villa. You can find more information www.mundomar.es

Mundomar, Benidorm
Terra Natura, Benidorm

Terra Natura

Terra Natura/Terra Natura are zoo and water theme parks and aqua parks located near Benidorm and Murcia, in the Costa Blanca, Spain. Terra Natura Animal Parks lets visitors make contact with animals with barriers invisible to the human eye.

The venue is around a 40-minute journey from the villa.

You can find more information www.terranatura.com

Terra Mitica

Terra Mitica is a theme and adventure park in Benidorm.

At Terra  Mitica, you’ll discover ancient Mediterranean civilisations, where the theme park will transport you directly to the history of Greece Egypt and Rome.

Terra Mitica will let you enjoy the finest days of summer, with shows and rides to excite and fascinate visitors, whilst taking your adrenaline to new limits.

You can find more information www.terramiticapark.com

Terra Mitica, Benidorm

Typical public holidays in Spain

It is important to know (and remember) that many supermarkets and shops do not open in Spain on public holidays.
  • 1st January – New year’s day
  • 6th January – Epiphany
  • (date varies) – Maundy Thursday
  • (date varies) – Good Friday
  • (date varies) – Easter Monday
  • (date varies) – Labour Day
  • 1st January – Assumption day
  • 6th January – Hispanic day
  • 1st November – All Saint’s Day

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