Destination guide

Enjoy a sun-kissed getaway with Xàbia holiday lets

Xàbia, set on Spain's sun-drenched Costa Blanca, lures travellers with pristine beaches, lively nightlife and a sultry Mediterranean climate. Spend your time basking on the sand, strolling around the atmospheric Old Town and enjoying picture postcard-perfect seascapes. The laid-back town is popular with long-term residents, so why not settle into a Xàbia villa rental and enjoy a taste of the expat lifestyle?


Soak up history with holiday lets in Xàbia's Old Town

As you stroll around Xàbia's historic Old Town, you'll find yourself admiring golden sandstone buildings fronted by breezy colonnades and wrought-iron windows. The district is incredibly atmospheric, so why not stay local, with boutique holiday homes overlooking the town's flower-filled lanes? History buffs will love visiting Nuestra Senora de los Angeles, an ancient monastery perched on the clifftops of the San Antonio cape.


Sightseeing in and around Javea

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Javea has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Javea Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • La Sella Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Natural Park of Penyal d'Ifac (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Club de Golf Don Cayo (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Dinopark (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Rull Cave (19 mi / 30.7 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventures from your Xàbia villa rental

While Blue Flag beaches tend to steal the spotlight on the Costa Blanca, there are also plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs in the Alicante countryside. Head inland to explore Parc Natural del Montgo, a scenic nature reserve laced with hiking trails, including an 8-kilometre ascent to the summit of Montgo Massif, the park's craggy namesake mountain. After a day on your feet, enjoy dinner, drinks and fiery sunsets from the terrace of your Xàbia holiday rentals property.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Javea

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Javea is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arenal Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Javea Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Javea Bay (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • La Granadella Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Cala Portitxol (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Montgo Natural Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)

Costa Blanca beach-hopping with Xàbia villa rentals

The whole of the Costa Blanca is a paradise for sunseekers and Xàbia is no exception, with a blissful 20 kilometres of coastline to explore. The El Arenal beach zone backs onto a golden stretch of sand lined with sun loungers, parasols and water sports rental stalls. Gleaming white pebbles, crystalline water and colourful fish make Cala Blanca a Mecca for snorkellers, while secluded Cala Sardinera is hemmed in by soaring cliffs. Swimsuits are optional at Cala Ambolo, which makes it a great place to get rid of those tan lines. If you prefer fresh water over salt and sand, you'll love holiday rental apartments featuring sparkling swimming pools and sunny terraces.

How to get around

Getting around Xàbia from your holiday rentals property

Xàbia is made up of 3 main districts: the characterful Old Town, the El Puerto marina and the El Arenal beach zone. All are easy to get around on foot, or by using local buses. If you want to stay close to the action, snap up holiday homes in El Arenal, which put you within walking distance of the resort's top bars and nightclubs. Bicycles are a popular way to get around Xàbia and the Alicante countryside. Rental cars are a great option if you want to explore the Costa Blanca at your own pace.

Food & drink 

Savour ocean-fresh seafood in Xàbia

There are plenty of places to wine and dine in Xàbia, from waterfront restaurants in the marina to sleek tapas bars in El Arenal. If you love seafood, save your appetite for octopus, lobster, red prawns and other delicacies, hauled in from the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy as individual dishes or try them all combined in a freshly tossed seafood paella. Balmy evenings are best spent sipping Spanish wine on the terrace of your Xàbia holiday villa.

Essential info

Essential info for your Xàbia holiday rentals getaway

  • Stock up on euros at local ATMs throughout Xàbia, which usually offer better rates than "cambio" currency exchange offices
  • Credit cards are widely accepted in shops, restaurants and hotels
  • Tipping is optional, but always appreciated for excellent service
  • Summer is high season in Xàbia, though shoulder-season temperatures can still climb well into the 20s
  • From private villa rentals to resort-style apartments, Xàbia holiday rentals are a great alternative to hotels

Can I find a vacation rental around Javea?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 8,917 vacation rentals near Javea. From 4,007 villas to 2,976 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Javea for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Javea?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Javea:

  • Javea Town Center: 209 vacation rentals
  • Benissa Coast: 1,358 vacation rentals
  • Benidorm Centro: 563 vacation rentals
  • Calpe City Center: 823 vacation rentals
  • Urbanització la Fustera: 495 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Javea?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Javea. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Javea Port: 9,749 vacation rentals
  • Javea Golf Club: 10,038 vacation rentals
  • Javea Players Theater: 9,802 vacation rentals
  • San Bartolome Chrurch: 9,796 vacation rentals
  • Cova Tallada: 9,752 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Javea listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Javea?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 4,007 Villas in Javea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Javea include:

  • Flats: 2,976 rentals available
  • Houses: 5,877 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 159 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Javea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7,988 vacation rentals with pool available in Javea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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