is a holiday paradise, attracting visitors
from all over Spain and Europe. To provide
for those who want more than the self-catering
accommodation for which the town has much,
there are a dozen hotels available to suit
all tastes and pockets.
premier hotel is without doubt the four-star Parador
de Jávea which has been built on a rocky
promontory overlooking the Arenal beach
and offers stunning views of the Mediterranean.
The well-manicured exotic gardens and swimming
pool provide a perfect place to relax whilst
inside there is a great restaurant offering Mediterranean-style
menus. The quality comes at a premium though
and you can expect to pay upwards of 1,500
euros (£1,300) for one week half-board
during the high season.
little further away from the busy (and somewhat
noisier) beach area is El Rodat Hotel,
another four-star destination which is located
in a much quieter zone of the town about
five minutes' drive from the main Arenal
beach. The hotel boasts La Galería restaurant,
holder of a Michelin star. which serves
traditional Valencian dishes with innovative
touches. The hotel also includes a Wellness
Spa although this is an additional cost.
Expect to pay upwards 1,000 euros (£875) for
one week in the high season for a standard
double room with private bathroom.
Villa Naranjos is a very popular three-star hotel
located just a few hundred metres away from
the Arenal beach with more than 150 rooms
which either overlook the beach and bay
or give fine views of the majestic mountain
of Montgó. Due to its popularity, vacancies
are often at a premium during the busier
summer season and it's often full long before
the season starts. It's also a very popular
destination for Christmas and New Year breaks.
the port area is the two-star Hotel
Javea located right in the heart of
the this bustling maritime zone and just
a few minutes' walk from the stone beach.
It has a popular restaurant right at the
top of the building which offers stunning
views across the bay and it's open to the
public as well. Expect to fork out some
500 euros (£440) plus for a six
night stay in a standard double room with
Miramar is a two-star hotel located
right on the seafront in the port area,
a very popular destination right in the
heart of a bustling part of town. The hotel
has a bar and terrace facing the sea which
is also open to the public. Expect
to pay upwards of 650 euros (£570) a
week for a double room with sea views during
the high season.
ten minutes' drive from the main beach area
is the four-star complex of Aparthotel
Bahia Pinosol which offers luxury exotic
gardens with three swimming pools, an outdoor
snack bar, a gym and sauna. Opposite the
complex is a public park with picnic areas,
barbecue facilities, bar and playground
for children. Expect to pay 650 euros (£570) plus
for a standard one-bedroom apartment during
the high season and upwards of 1,000 euros
(£875) for a two-bedroom option.
two-star Hotel Triskel is located
right in the heart of the historic centre
of Xàbia right next to the ancient church
of San Bartolomé. It perfectly combines
typical local architecture with modern design
and includes a comfortable lounge-bar
area - also open to the public - designed
in the local tosca style. Expect to pay
around 700 euros (£610) plus for a seven-night
stay during the high season.
Costamar is a two-star hotel located
in the port area of town just a couple of
minutes' walk from the stone beach. It's
a modest of just 14 bedrooms, ten of which
are double rooms.
undergoing renovation (May 2018) is the
two-star Hotel Solymar. At the
time of writing, there is no date for completion
of the work.
all prices are given as a guide; conversion
subject to currency rates May 2018.