10 Things To Do in Xabia, Spain

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Xabia things to do
Source: Jorge Sanz

Xabia or Javea is a coastal town in Comarca, it is in the province of Valencia, Spain. This town is very popular with its small seaside resort and market town. Xabia has a total land area of 68.59 kilometer-squared and a total population of 33,149 as of 2013.

1. Have a swim at the beaches

Xabia is popular for its beaches. Don’t forget to visit the beaches when you come to Xabia. It is a great way to escape the busy city, just unwind and relax on the beaches with really fine sand and facilities to make you even more comfortable. The beaches in the town include Arenal Beach, Playa La Granadella, Playa La Granadella and Arenal Promenade.

2. Appreciate the landscape

Appreciate the landscape at Mirador Cruz del Portixol. It is a natural beach with a cove, you will reach the area by walking from Alicante’s coast. Your walk would be worth it since at the end you will be able to see breathtaking views and it’s not even a hard hiking, the path is mostly flat and easy to access at all.


  • Name: Mirador Cruz del Portixol
  • Adress: : 03730 Javea, Spain
  • Acess: A walk from Alicante’s coast
  • Holiday: None
  • Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
  • Price: Free
  • Website: http://javeaturistica.com

3. Experience the nightlife in town

If you are that kind of person to really cherish every minute of a visited place, then this is the perfect activity for you and also a great opportunity to meet new people. There are plenty of bars and clubs around town for you to hop on or visit including Achill, Montgo Di Bongo, Jalousie Cocktail Bar, Moli Blanc – Javea, L’ancora Playa, Bar Vicent and so much more.

4. Visit museums and landmarks

Museums and landmarks such as Faro de Cabo de la Nao, Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Loreto, Cabo San Antonio, Cala Cap Negre, Mirador de Ambolo, and Soler Blasco Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum will give you the great experience of spectaculars views and new information that you will surely love especially taking photographs of the memorable moments.

5. Do some watersports

Since Xabia is very popular with its beaches, watersports are extremely famous in the town as well such as paddleboarding, scuba diving, and snorkeling. If you haven’t tried any of those then now is the perfect time and place for that. If you already experienced it, then why not broaden our knowledge and improve our skills while enjoying the lovely view of Xabia.

6. Book a boat tour or rent a boat

You could book a guided book tour if you want less hassle of organizing everything and just want to enjoy the scenery with lots of new information from an expert tour guide but if you are into enjoying the beach with your family, friends or co-workers privately then renting a boat would be a really great idea.

7. Have a horseback riding tour

For those of you that are looking for an extraordinary way to enjoy your visit at Xabia involving nature and animals then a horseback riding tour would definitely be a great idea. They offer horseback riding tour at Carretera Gata n0 118, 03730 Javea, Spain. Just visit the area, no need for booking.

8. Taste local food

Now, who would have forgotten the food? Of course, we all do need food in our everyday lives but while we are here in Xabia why not taste their famous restaurants and local food. There are plenty of places for you to choose from such as Bon Amb Restaurant, El Gaucho, Restaurante Masena, Javea company Bar Cocktails, La Boheme, La Fontana, Restaurante Tosca Javea, Pizzeria Pepa, La Siesta and so much more.

9. Experience different kinds of baths

There are Turkish, Hammams, and Arab baths around the city. If you want to unwind and relax then just choose between the three. You would be able to experience different kinds of baths from different places in Xabia. All of the baths have some spa services in them too such as massage, sauna and etc. It would be great to experience it after a long day of exploring the town.

10. Go shopping

Of course, you will need to buy some stuff as a remembrance of visiting the town and some other stuff for the people you love. There is a large market every Thursday morning along the streets of the town, it would be quite crowded but worth it. There are also shopping malls and boutiques that you will discover while walking around the streets in the city.

Have a good trip and travel!