Top 5 activities to do in Jávea

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Jávea is a coastal town located in the province of Alicante, in the community of Valencia in eastern Spain. It is a protected bay between the capes of San Antonio and Cabo de La Nao surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. In this article you will discover different things to do in Xabia as it has a multitude of crystal clear beaches, hidden coves, fascinating cliffs and beautiful panoramic views of its coastline.

If you still don't know where to spend your holidays or you are a loyal holidaymaker on the Costa Blanca but you are bored of sun and beach tourism you are in the right place, here you will discover the 5 best activities in Jávea to enjoy its unique charm practising water sports such as kayaking, Stand up Paddle or an electric bike tour around its famous Cala Granadella. If this is your next destination you will have many other things to do in Jávea such as riding a jet ski on the Arenal Beach or diving into the deep waters of the Mediterranean with a diving baptism.

1- Kayaking

kayaking in Jávea
Siesta Advisor

First of all we will start with this kayak excursion discovering the stunning scenery and crystal clear waters of the Granadella Cove for 2 and a half hours. You will paddle through the emerald waters and stop at the sea cave to snorkel and explore the abundant marine life that lives beneath the Mediterranean. Your next excursion in Jávea will begin in the bay of Cala en Caló, a little hidden gem in the Mediterranean Sea. After getting to know its aquatic life you will paddle to a sea cave where you will be amazed by its geology and the natural processes it has undergone over time called Cova Llop Marí. Finally, you will finish at Cala Ambolo, where you will be enchanted by its rich history. The guides of your excursion will accompany you throughout your trip to guide you along the right paths so that you can get to know the coves of Jávea in a safe way. You will also have the opportunity to visit the warm beaches of Jávea such as the "Blue Lagoon" where you can swim and snorkel with thousands of fish around you.

2- Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP in Jávea
Siesta Advisor

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and snorkelling in the Laguna de Jávea cave will give you a unique experience that will allow you to access places that are not accessible from land. You will have the opportunity to get to know the marine life that inhabits the most hidden caves of the Mediterranean and at the same time you will get benefits for your physical and mental health, as paddling is a great exercise for the body and snorkelling will keep you relaxed while you admire the marine environment. The excursion will be organised in small groups of four and you will have all the snorkelling and swimming equipment you need for your next activity in Xabia. The guides will do a short warm up with you before you dive into the sea.

3- Jet ski

Jet ski in Jávea
Maremoto Sports - Javea

The following excursion that we propose is full of adrenaline as you will have the opportunity to drive a jet ski from Arenal Beach to Cap de la Nao where you will enjoy an exciting adventure in the sea feeling the speed that this aquatic vehicle will give you. You will discover beautiful beaches, cliffs and natural rock formations while admiring the panoramic views of the coastal landscape. This jet ski excursion is one of the most famous things to do in Javea as it will give you the opportunity to see the marine wildlife in its own natural environment. Your next adventure will start at the Arenal beach, specifically at the Nou Fontana channel, where you will be given the life jacket you will need to wear and you will be explained how to drive your future vehicle. You will set off from Arenal beach towards Portixol island where you will be able to admire its crystal clear waters and spectacular cliffs. You will continue to Cabo de la Nau where you will visit the Cueva dels Orgens and have the opportunity to swim in these spectacular crystal clear waters. Finally you will return to the meeting point and enjoy the incredible landscapes of the coast of Jávea and Montgó.

4- Electric bike

E-Bike in Jávea
La Terreta

We continue with the things to do in Xabia with this e-bike excursion from Cala del Moraig to Cala Granadella. On this e-bike adventure in Jávea you will have the opportunity to get to know the two most spectacular coves of the Costa Blanca. Your e-bike tour starts in Benitatxell at their own offices where they will deliver the bikes to you. From there you will set off towards Puig Llorenca admiring the breathtaking views of the Alicante coastline. Your route will continue to Cala Moraig where you will have the opportunity to make several stops to recharge your batteries and then descend to Cala Granadella. To finish your electric bike tour you will return to the meeting point.

5-Diving baptism

Diving baptism in Dénia
Mon Diving Denia

The last excursion we propose is in Dénia, one of the most beautiful towns on the Costa Blanca. Just 15 minutes by car from Jávea you will have the opportunity to get to know the Mediterranean waters better by doing this diving baptism in Dénia. In this activity the instructors will accompany you at all times to guarantee you an adventure full of excitement and safety, you will have the opportunity to choose from where to start the activity, if you choose the beach you will start from the shore of the beach where you will dive little by little. You can also start your diving baptism from a boat, you will sail accompanied by your skipper who will take you to a place that you can only access through your boat.

This is your moment to discover the best activities in Jávea and enjoy unique moments in kayaking or jet skiing, snorkelling or Stand Up Paddleboarding or renting an electric bike. From the vehicle of your choice you will have the opportunity to get to know perfectly the Granadella Cove, Jávea's most famous cove known for its natural beauty with its turquoise waters that contrast with its cliffs and surrounding vegetation. Inside this cove you will discover an underwater cave, a perfect place to enjoy all these activities and a very popular destination for diving and snorkelling lovers. If you still don't know what is your perfect activity to discover the Costa Blanca here we propose you more activities in Alicante.