Javea, also known as Xàbia (in Valencian), was once a small fishing village and has now become a flourishing town that is a very popular tourist destination and a place to live for both Spanish and foreigners. Due to its popularity, the cost of living is higher than most places on the Costa Blanca.
The town is split into 3 areas; the Old Town of Javea (Xàbia Pueblo), the Port of Javea (Xàbia Puerto) and Javea Beach (Playa Arenal).
Javea enjoys a lovely sunny climate all year round. The warmest month is August, with an average maximum temperature of around 30ºC. The coldest month of December, has an average high temperature of around 15ºC (Javea Weather).