HomeBlogs

Alta Villas

19-Jul-2024

If you love water sports and have moved to the Javea area to spend time on the sea, you are in for a treat! Javea has exceptional water sports facilities.   Javea has much more to offer than the sun, sea, sand, cafes, restaurants, and blue skies… It is a centre for everything related to water sports, one of the reasons Javea is popular with tourists all year round. Here, you will find a water sport for any age, level, and skill.     Photograph by Siesta Advisor   The beaches here are strung toge...

Congratulations on your new home in Javea! Now that you have your perfect home, you will want to create the perfect outdoor space to go with it.   To help you make the most of your new green space, we have compiled a list of our top 5 garden centres in Javea.   Whether you are a gardening novice or a seasoned horticulturist, these centres have everything you need to transform your villa's garden into a personal paradise.   Viveros Chorro   Viveros Chorro is a well-established garden centre in Ja...

The Javea International Festival, or "Festival Internacional Jávea/Xábia," is set to celebrate its 29th edition in July 2024. This vibrant festival has become an unmissable part of the town's cultural calendar, bringing together a diverse array of cultures and communities to enjoy music, dance, food, and arts from around the world.   Each year, the festival attracts thousands of visitors who enjoy the multicultural atmosphere. As Javea's mayor, Rosa Cardona, aptly puts it, "This Festival has the...

Get ready to celebrate the Fogueres de Sant Joan de Xàbia!   Known locally as San Juan, this fiesta is the most significant and loudest fiesta of the year! This year there will be extra special celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary. The two-week fiesta includes religious ceremonies, presentations and offerings, float parades, music concerts, fire-jumping, the burning of the Fogueres, and spectacular musical fireworks displays.   Dedicated to fire, this festival includes events such as the pr...

Javea is famed for its picturesque beaches and bays, and people travel from all over the world to visit. The stunning coastline of Javea is rich with crystal clear waters, rocky coves, and Mediterranean vegetation, of which the locals and visitors alike are enormously proud and protective. So good, even Hollywood wanted a piece of the action; Bruce Willis played the leading role in ‘The Cold Light of Day’, filmed in Cala Granadella. Also, Vogue España featured an article about Javea, titled ‘For...

From its stunning landscapes to its vibrant culture, Spain captivates hearts worldwide. Many visitors settle in Spain, drawn by its allure and the opportunity to own property.    If you are considering moving to Spain and "living the dream", you will need to know the visa requirements.....   For any visa to Spain, the following conditions apply:   Applicant must be a non-EU national. You must have private health insurance. A clean criminal record, free of any incidents within the preceding five ...

Paying your car tax and other local taxes such as IBI and Basura (rubbish collection) has never been easier. In 2022, Javea Town Hall introduced the Virtual Tax Office. This user-friendly platform allows you to handle your tax affairs from the comfort of your home.    This 24/7 service is available in Spanish, Valencian, and English, and puts you in complete control of your tax obligations, no matter where you are.   How to pay your car tax online.  Click here to access the Virtual Tax Office an...

British citizens living abroad can now vote in UK elections and referendums, regardless of how long they have lived overseas.   Since January 16th, the implementation of the Elections Act 2022 has restored the voting rights of over three million British citizens who live outside of the UK. As a result, the British Embassy in Madrid and several campaign groups are urging British expats to check their eligibility and ensure they are registered to vote.   Hugh Elliott, British ambassador to Spain, ...

Love Javea?  Love Cats? Check out this article on Javea Feral Cats Association.   It's no big secret that the team at Alta Villas love animals, as do many of our clients who come to live here.  Many people move to Spain for the lifestyle and find themselves doing things they would never have done in their home countries, such as helping out the local animal charities, one of which is the Javea Feral Cat Association.  Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, the feral cats of Javea not only have...

This is the second part of our series on the best motorcycle routes in the Costa Blanca. If you missed the first part, check it out here,  “Discover the best motorcycle routes departing from Javea, Costa Blanca, and Spain”, as we covered some of the best routes in the area.   In this post, Soraya, who takes care of sales and admin at Alta Villas, shares four more routes that will leave you breathless. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a beginner, these routes offer something for everyone. So, g...

FEATURED PROPERTIES

Javea - Alicante
3
3
260 sqm
887 sqm
Ref: AVSS103252
€775,000
Moraira - Alicante
4
4
548 sqm
1003 sqm
Ref: AVSS98402
€1,675,000
Benissa - Alicante
3
3
326 sqm
18203 sqm
Ref: AVSS103274
€895,000
Pedreguer -
3
2
900 sqm
Ref: AVSS103273
€575,000
Benitachell - Alicante
9
6
345 sqm
527 sqm
Ref: AVSS103169
€750,000
Pedreguer - Alicante
3
2
170 sqm
1200 sqm
Ref: AVSS100776
€699,000
Moraira - Alicante
4
4
411 sqm
Ref: AVSS103272
€2,300,000
Javea - Alicante
3
2
256 sqm
1003 sqm
Ref: AVSS103126
€749,000
Benitachell - Alicante
5
9
1076 sqm
2122 sqm
Ref: AVSS103271
€5,428,000
Javea - Alicante
7
5
281 sqm
820 sqm
Ref: AVSS103263
€549,000