One way to get to know Xàbia is through its panoramic images. Its views, from different points of the municipality give a spectacular vision of its landscape, beaches, coves, etc. Viewpoints are one of the main attractions and Xàbia has a total of 15. 15 scenarios located between 25 km of coast to which you can easily access and even visit them making footpath and knowing even better, the wonders of this municipality.
Next you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with.
Cap de Sant Antoni
From here, you can see great part of the Bay of Xàbia having near of the zone of the port as well as its marina. In this viewpoint is a lighthouse, which formerly turned out to be a lookout tower. This lighthouse is located on a cliff where there are two vegetable microreservas, one on its North cliff and another on l'Illot de la Mona, at the foot of the Cape.
El Cape San Antonio It is located between the municipalities of Jávea and Dénia and is part of the Natural Park Montgó. On the same cape there is a lighthouse, still in operation, of the second order, which dates from 1855 when it was lit for the first time. The height of the lighthouse above sea level is 175 meters.
From the Cap de Sant Antoni you can see the island of Ibiza when the day is very clear.
Seine of the Noria
It is a large canal cut and excavated on the toscar, which was used during Roman times to allow the entrance of sea water forming a salt area known as the Saladar. Over the centuries the Ferris wheel, a mechanism with a large vertical wheel of wood moved by an animal, was incorporated.
La Noria Drought is located in the area known as Segundo Montañar or Montañar II. It forms the coast of Xàbia before reaching the Cala Blanca o Caleta. From this emblematic place you can contemplate the sea, Cabo San Antonio and Cap Sant Martí or also known as Cap Prim.
The uniqueness of this area of Xàbia and identity sign is the rough stone found. A stone easy to carve that has been used for construction, since most of the arches of the houses of before and type of stone and hence the well-known 'Tosca de Xàbia'.
The mills of the Les plans they are another emblematic scene that can not be missed. The first construction was in the fourteenth century. It was followed years later by ten other towers, whose remains, now without blades or cover, can still be observed in such a singular corner of the littoral, although at different levels of conservation. From this viewpoint, in addition to contemplating the buildings, you have a great view of Xàbia, the entire bay, as well as Cabo San Antonio and the urban area and its beaches.
At present, these mills are in disuse. Its function was to grind wheat. They are a total of 11 Windmills characterized by their cylindrical shape, of about 7 meters in height and a diameter of more than 6 meters. The interior has two floors, a ground floor used as a warehouse and an upper one, supported by a coarse ashlar vault of 1 / 4 sphere, which housed robust mechanisms of wood that caused the heavy stone wheels to move and supported the blades attached to a horizontal axis. All this disappeared at the end of the 19th century.
Of this numerous group, three are of municipal property and its restoration and recovery is expected.
From this viewpoint you can see, practically, the whole coast. On one side you can see the area of the two Montanyars and Cap de Sant Antoni And on the other the Cap Prim.
This viewpoint is at the top of the well-known also as second Cove. To access this area of Xàbia or the viewpoint you can either drive or walk from Cala Blanca o Caleta. On foot you have to cross through the holes dug into the rock, so we leave the viewpoint on the upper right and go to the beach. You can also access the viewpoint by following the road towards Cabo la Nao.
Punta de l'Arenal
From here we see the Playa del Arenal, the only sandy beach in the town. Full panorama with the Montgó in the background. In this area there is a large archaeological site, from the 1st century BC, known as The queen's baths And which housed a Roman fish farm. This settlement is located in the present Ministre Creek, Just behind the Parador Nacional.
This viewpoint is located in the southern part of the beach. It can be accessed on foot by the beach or by car following the road. The Montgó, the Cabo de San Antonio and the Playa Arena are the magnificent views that can be seen.
Located in a cliff area, it is possible to observe the paths used by fishermen to go down to the sea. The best image from this balcony, nestled in a beautiful wooded area, is to observe the coast and the cables of Xàbia.
From the viewpoint of Cap Negre, located near the Cap de la Nao, you can perfectly see practically the entire coastline of Xàbia: Cap Prim, the Cabo de San Antonio, the Montgó, l'illa del Portitxol and some of the coves of Xàbia.
It is accessed by car until the arrival of a path that takes you into the interior of nature where you can enjoy the magnificent scenery.
Cala Blanca or Caleta
This is one of the coves most frequented by tourists, but its history is given by the old fishing activity. From the sea the sea was embraced with a great net, which was also held by the boats. Man thus created the Trap, A deadly trap especially for tunas.
La Caleta, with a rocky formation, is characterized by clear turquoise water. From the bottom you can see the clear waters of the cove. From this cove there is access to the area of Les Caletes (explained above). In addition, its perforated rock supports gives access to the other cove and supports the stairs that give access to the viewpoint of this area.
It is named like this because it used to be where the neighbors settled down to fish. A place of cliff that marks a great history of the past of the men of Xàbia and neighboring localities.
Al viewpoint of Les Pesqueres, which can be reached directly by car, is reached by reaching Cabo de la Nao itself and entering between Pau Casals and Juan Carlos Pau streets to reach the same viewpoint that offers views of the lighthouse of this cape and l'illa del Discoverer.
Creu del Portitxol and L'illa
These two viewpoints are undoubtedly one of the main attractions. Two different scenarios, but from where you can see a unique panorama. From there you can see the island of Portitxol, an islet that reaches 300 meters in diameter, which became inhabited and where some burials have been discovered. Currently, this island is considered one of the most representative and is in the process of becoming a Cultural Interest.
Cala Ambolo, is a cove known as nudist, which is currently closed to the public due to landslides. Although you can not access at the foot of the beach if we can observe the cove and the landscape through the Ambolo viewpoint. To reach it, following the road of Cabo la Nao and turning a few meters as indicated by the signs of the viewpoint route we approach the street of the Torre Ábolo, where this observatory is located. From this place you can see the neighboring population of Moraira and taking as a reference the point of Cap de la Nau.
El viewpoint of the Castell de la Granadella It is located in the place of La granadella. Known for its cove that is nestled in a large natural space of more than 600 hectares. This area is marked by the ravines that flow into the cove at the end of its route. Also, in its history, it keeps the construction of the Castell Granadella, which is a small fortification built in the XNUMXth century, with the exterior facing lined with rough stone and which was occupied by a garrison of three men and two bronze cannons.
It is located at 150 meters from the Cala Portitxol And offers a spectacular drawing of the whole coast, which includes a panoramic view from the Cap de Sant Antoni and Cap Prim to the imposing image of Cap Negre, bathed all by the Mediterranean. Unique image that you will not get tired of seeing.
Cap de la Nau
This cape marks the end of the Xabiero coast. It is also the closest peninsular point to the island of Ibiza. In this cape you can also see a lighthouse. At the foot of it, under the cliff, you can visit the well-known Cova dels Orguens, A natural cavity.