Playa Del Arenal
Located right in the midst of Jávea bay, El Arenal is perhaps the most popular beach in this Alicante town. There are key areas in its extreme ends: an old Roman site, which now hosts El Parador and, towards the south, the viewpoint of Castell. Nearby, there is a small sports port for recreational boats, the Canal de la Fontana.
Large, extensive and with crystal-clear waters, El Arenal is the only sand beach in Jávea and is an idyllic place for families with children. It boasts numerous recreational areas for little ones, such as equipped areas for sport activities. In short, it is a treasure right at the heart of Jávea with the “Blue Band” environmental and quality certification.
El Arenal is full of restaurants, shops and all kinds of leisure activities all over the hometown of tennis player David Ferrer. It is a tourism hub, full of ambience and life during the day and at night, since it has numerous nightclubs and pubs. If you are interested in this area, contact us and we will be delighted to give you some advice.
1. What is El Arenal?
It is the only sand beach in Jávea and a major tourism hub in this town of Costa Blanca. Along its 480 metres, you can find all kinds of shops (food, pharmacies, optician offices, shoe shops, etc), restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, American, and others) and leisure (jet skis and scooters, beach film, rent sunbeds and umbrellas, etc.).
2. Where does the name El Arenal come from?
“Arena” in Spanish means “sand”, and this is the only sand beach in Jávea. At almost 500 metres long, it is possibly one of the most spacious areas in the entire town and stands out for its fine sand and crystal-clear waters.
3. What are buyers looking for in the El Arenal?
Prospective buyers want to enjoy the beach and general summertime leisure with their families. Along the beachfront, you can find all kinds of shops, restaurants and general recreation activities, and this is why it is very attractive to people who are looking for a beach with a great atmosphere. Furthermore, it is suitable for people with limited mobility, children (with many equipped areas for their recreation) and for any person who wishes to play outdoor sports (volleyball nets, football posts, gymnastic apparatuses, etc.). If you want more information about the area, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will be delighted to help you.
4. What is the nationality of home owners who live in El Arenal?
You can find both Spanish and foreign owners. Its broad range of services, fine sand and crystal-clear waters as well as its great atmosphere throughout the day, make it a highly sought-after area in general for people of all nationalities.
5. What styles of houses can be found in El Arenal?
In El Arenal, there are old apartments which date back to the 1970s and 1980s, but there is also a big offering of more modern houses and even luxury homes. There is a great variety ranging from old chalets and villas (mostly located in the beachfront) to more modern and state-of-the-art apartments.
6. What is the price of a villa in El Arenal?
Due to the big offering of houses in El Arenal, you can find apartments from €100,000 or villas which cost more than €1,000,000, although the majority of houses range between €200,000 and €400,000. If you are interested in one of them, do not hesitate to contact us and we will help you find your dream house.
7. What is the usual climate in Arenal?
Considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the best places to live in the world, El Arenal is mild and pleasant throughout the year with lots of sunshine and an average temperature of 18 ºC. This makes it a unique place with a microclimate to be enjoyed throughout the year.
8. What facilities are closest to El Arenal?
El Parador, the Canal de la Fontana, The Beach Promenade – full of restaurants and shops – rental stations for jet skis and scooters, sunbeds and umbrellas are some of the offerings that you can find in El Arenal. El Arenal is right in the heart of Jávea, surrounded by offerings and services of all kinds.
9. What transport connections are close to El Arenal?
One of the advantages of El Arenal, and ultimately Jávea, is its proximity to Valencia – one hour and fifteen minutes away – and Alicante, one hour away. Both cities have airports, train stations and ports. It is also close to other localities of interest to tourists, like Denia, Moraira or Gandía.