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).
Public transport in Javea is not very frequent. There are only buses that go within the town normally at a rate of 1 per hour.
There is no train station in Javea. The nearest train stations are Denia (10km approx) or Gata de Gorgos (10km approx).
Xabia International College (Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form) – located in Javea (Xabia) 5-18 year old students. Studying the English and Spanish curriculums.
The Lady Elizabeth School (Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form) – located in Cumbre del Sol, about 10km from Javea. 5-18 year old students. Studying the English and Spanish curriculums.