8 REASONS TO INSPIRE YOU TO VISIT JAVEA SPAIN

I have to admit, I had no idea where Javea, Spain was! I’m so glad I joined the Digital Nomad Girls Retreat in Javea! I met so many inspiring girls and we had a great time! Javea is a small coastal town south of Valencia roughly 1.5 hours by car. There is plenty of things to do in the small town and has one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain!

I visited Javea during September and knew the weather would be in the 80’s. I packed all my necessities which included swimwear, sunglasses, a hat, dresses and of course Dramamine. No matter the destination I always make sure I have Dramamine naturals with me! The all natural ginger helps protect me from any motion sickness during my travels. If you’ve read my Puerto Vallarta post you may know I had motion sickness during a sunset cruise. It ruined the day for me and I never want that to happen again! I’d rather be safe than sorry from now on especially during this trip since I knew I would be kayaking. Of course it all turned out well since I had it with me. =)

Dramamine

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Once I arrived to Javea, I knew I was going to love it! The town is full of character with cute alleyways, doorways, flowers and decoration throughout the town. Here are 8 reasons that will inspire you to visit Javea, Spain.

1. Playa La Granadella Beach

Playa La Granadella is probably the best beach in Javea. Secluded with less crowds and beautiful turquoise water. People come here for kayaking and snorkeling. Cool fact: this beach was filmed in the movie ‘The Cold Light of Day’ starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver.

Playa La Granadella

Playa La Granadella

2. El Arenal Beach

This is the main beach in Javea. Beautiful long sandy beach with a promenade full of restaurants and shops.

Arenal Beach

3. Kayak to caves

I highly suggest doing a kayaking day tour to the caves with Siesta Advisor. We kayaked to a small beach and stopped in one of the larger caves to swim and snorkel. Total tour time is 3 hours and don’t forget to take Dramamine if you tend to get motion sickness!

Javea Caves

Javea Caves

4. Old Town Javea

The old town of Javea is very cute! There are so many alleyways with decorations and flowers throughout the town. I couldn’t help myself but get lost and find opportunities for a photo.

Javea

Javea

Javea

Javea

5. Sunset or Moonrise?

Do not miss spending a day watching the sunset or in my case the moon rise!! I hope you’re as lucky as I was!

Javea

Javea

6. La Siesta

La Siesta is so cute!!! I highly suggest coming here for any occasion: lunch, dinner, drinks or in my case watch the sunset/moonrise. This is a restaurant that serves great food and AMAZING cocktails!! They even have a cabana area to lay out and relax. Behind the restaurant is a gorgeous beach so feel free to bring your swimwear. There’s also free WIFI.

La Siesta

La Siesta

7. Ice Cream on the Beach!

Can’t go wrong with tasty ice cream on the beach in Europe especially in Spain! They have amazing ice cream and so many unique flavors in every ice cream shop.

Ice Cream

8. The Food!

I do love Spanish food! One of my favorite restaurants in Javea is Volta Volta in old town Javea. The menu changes daily, it’s a 4 course menu for 12 euros!! Can you believe I got all this for 12 euros?! The food was amazing and the decor is really cute! I highly recommend having a meal here.

Volta Volta

Volta Volta

Volta Volta

Volta Volta

If you never heard of Javea, aren’t you glad you have now? I hope I have inspired you to visit!

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44 comments

  • Manon @ The Dutch countryside

    October 5, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    Oh my god! I knew of Javea but I never knew it was looking this beautiful, I love the pictures of the old town. Those parts are mostly my favorite parts of a city. Javea here I come!!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 5, 2016 at 3:54 pm

      Yesss it’s gorgeous! Small towns are the best!

  • Lena Elzayn

    October 5, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    All your photos are so beautiful! I’ve never heard of Javea either and now I really want to go!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 5, 2016 at 7:54 pm

      Thank you Lena! I’m glad you know about it now and hope you get to visit soon. =)

  • Gina

    October 5, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    I’m definitely bookmarking this page! I’ve always wanted to visit Spain and Javea has exactly what I need to be a happy camper. It looks less touristy and even the famous beach isn’t crawling with people. Your photos look great!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 11, 2016 at 6:18 pm

      Thanks Gina! You should visit Spain! It’s definitely one of my favorite countries!

  • Anne Slater-Brooks

    October 5, 2016 at 11:36 pm

    The kayaking looks amazing but so too does the ice cream! Loving the colour of the sea!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:20 am

      Kayaking was so much fun! I did get tired on the way back but all worth it!

  • Sally

    October 6, 2016 at 12:45 am

    I’ve never heard of Javea in Spain but your photos look incredible, you are a great photographer! The playas look so blue and clear to go swimming in. Take me there!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:21 am

      Thank you so much Sally!! That is so sweet of you, I hope you get to visit soon!

  • Christina

    October 6, 2016 at 2:43 am

    Wow Javea looks picture perfect, the kind of spot you’d escape to and think you could be in a movie. My kind of place.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:21 am

      It sure is! A well kept secret!

  • Megan Indoe

    October 6, 2016 at 3:10 am

    Wow, looks incredibly beautiful! We are thinking of maybe spending sometime in Spain next year, we will have to add this to our must see places! I love your swimsuits and dress as well!!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:18 am

      Thank you Megan! Javea is a really cute town if you’re looking for a quaint quiet getaway =) You will love it!

  • Anisa

    October 6, 2016 at 4:06 am

    I had not heard of Javea before. Wow those beaches are amazing, what a discovery. Everywhere I have been to in Spain has had amazing food so I am sure it is the same here.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:19 am

      Thank you Anisa! The beach was so pretty!!

  • Thelittlelai :Beyond limits

    October 6, 2016 at 5:41 am

    I’ll be saving money for this place, you have convinced me enough to visit Spain. I really like how you have conveyed your thoughts with all your amazing photos and good choice of words. I’ll surely penned Spain on my bucket list. Everything about your blog post is truly amazing.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:19 am

      Yay I’m glad I have convinced you! Spain is one of the cheaper countries in Europe to visit!

  • Katie @ The Katie Show Blog

    October 6, 2016 at 6:28 am

    Thank you for sharing this, because I’ve never heard of it and am now definitely inspired to visit! Your photos are STUNNING too!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:20 am

      Aww thank you Katie! I’m glad you enjoyed reading and are inspired!

  • Cori

    October 6, 2016 at 7:26 am

    What a beautiful beach town! I love the idea of being able to kayak out to some caves. This is the sort of place I’d love to visit in the off-season.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 8:20 am

      Yes totally Cori! The caves are so unique!

  • JO

    October 6, 2016 at 9:15 am

    I love Spain. Sadly I could only visit Barcelona and Ibiza last time but there is soooo much more to it. Would love to go back and def explore Javea. El Arenal Beach looks amaaaazing. Lovely pics.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

      There really is so much to do in Spain! I want to visit Ibiza one day as well. Hope you get to visit Javea soon!

  • Kerri

    October 6, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    More reasons to simply be in awe of the world. Such a beautiful location – the beaches, the cliffs, the caves. The old town is special and of course the food looks amazing. Thanks so much for sharing this. I’ve now learnt about another location I’ve not been to.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 19, 2016 at 11:44 pm

      Thanks Kerri! I’m glad you learned about a new place and hope you get to visit in the future. It’s such a beautiful town.

  • Paige Wunder

    October 6, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    I’m so with you on the motion sickness. I get it terribly on the water, but had never heard about the naturals! Good to know! Also, Javea looks absolutely incredible. I’ve not made it to Spain yet, but I think this will be a must-stop when I do! I would love to kayak to those sea caves.

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

      I hope you get to Spain soon! The caves are amazing!! =)

  • Mel

    October 8, 2016 at 7:41 am

    What an amazing, beautiful little town. I am bookmarking this for our time in Spain!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 10, 2016 at 7:35 pm

      Yay! I hope you get to visit Javea soon!

  • Shem

    October 8, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Javea looks like an absolute dream! It’s not a city that I hear much about, but it looks like it has SO much charm – even reminds me of SF a little! 😉 I’m totally going to add it to my list of places to visit in Spain!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 10, 2016 at 7:36 pm

      Thanks Shem! Javea is definitely a charming town!

  • Cat

    October 9, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Looks like you had lots of fun in Javea!! That Playa La Granadella looks gorgeous and the old town looks so cute!!!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 10, 2016 at 7:36 pm

      Thanks Cat!! I loved the beaches here, it’s so blue and clear!

  • Sarah – Exploring Kiwis

    October 9, 2016 at 10:41 am

    Everything looks perfect! We’ve not spent much time in Spain to date but based on this, we need to hotfoot it right back 😀

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 10, 2016 at 7:35 pm

      Yes you do! I always want to go back to Spain since there is so much to explore!

  • Marta

    October 10, 2016 at 12:47 am

    Wow, this looks amazing! I have been to Spain many times (and I’ll be back in a couple of weeks yey!!) but I don’t know this area well and I had no idea it was so beautiful! Thank you for making me discover this: I’m already looking into going there next spring 🙂

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 10, 2016 at 7:38 pm

      How exciting that you get to visit Spain in a few weeks! Even better you’re planning to go back next spring! I wish I could join you! =)

  • Tara @ ShataraTravel

    October 10, 2016 at 8:13 am

    Oh good lord! That bikini is beautiful! AND that kayak trip looks like so much fun! Thanks for sharing all that food as well! Lovely!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 19, 2016 at 11:44 pm

      Thank you Tara! It’s from Asos =)

  • Jennifer

    October 10, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Javea looks amazing! Adding to our bucket list!

    1. Tour de Lust

      October 19, 2016 at 11:45 pm

      Yay!! You will love it!

  • Alan

    November 25, 2016 at 6:42 am

    in my opinion September is probably the best month to visit Javea as most have the tourists have left but everything is still open and the weather is still very warm

    1. Tour de Lust

      November 25, 2016 at 3:33 pm

      It was really perfect!! I loved my time there!

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