The figurative and literal highlight of Javea’s scenic views stands high above the town, looking out over the bay of Javea to the south, the gulf of Valencia to the north, the town of Denia and out in the distance on a clear day, the party island of Ibiza. More »
In Spanish, a mirador usually refers to a building that has turrets, balconies or similar that afford a great view. There are no turrets or windows, not even a building at Mirador la Falzia in Xabia; it is simply one of Javea’s most impressive viewpoints, which is saying quite a lot. More »
Golf courses, like people who golf, come in all shapes and sizes, and even personalities. Some courses are built with difficulty in mind, to challenge the skill of dedicated pros, some are built with the enjoyment of casual golfers in mind, inviting the non-pro to exercise his or her skills without being intimidated. More »
Many people may have noticed just how popular they have become with a whole host of friends and relatives since they made the move to Javea. This is all wonderful as you will get to see your loved ones at least once a year.
It’s almost that time of year again, when we dig out the flip flops, dust off the factor zero sizzle cream and start planning our summer jollies. The problem is that many of us have less disposable income than ever before, and are having to take the belts in a few notches at a time. We are making more cutbacks and making more savings than ever before, yet there is a distinct reluctance for us Brits to give up our holidays, we are just getting more savvy about saving money in this area too.
New homes construction booming along the Costa Blanca
The fact that the Alicante region saw an increase of over 300% of new homes during last year proves that the housing market in the Costa Blanca region is beginning to grow.
The news is full of the mass exodus from Spain as thousands of expats give up their dream of living in the sun and returning to blighty disheartened and disillusioned. According to the Spanish Government 250,000 foreign residents ‘fell off’ the Padron in 2016. That amounts to a huge number of people giving up on Spain and moving ‘home’.
The Northern Costa Blanca awoke this morning (January 19 2016) to a rare sight as snow covers not only the mountains but also the lower elevations including large parts of Javea.