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Playa del Arenal Jávea: services, location and photos

07 March 2020 - 03: 02

La Playa del Arenal de Jávea, as its name indicates, is the only sand in the entire municipality. At 480 meters long, it is an urban beach with shallow water and coarse sand.

Next you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with.

Beach features

Playa del Arenal, is located in the center of the bay of Xàbia, is the main tourist center and one of the best known and most frequented by bathers. This beach is characterized by having a walk around it, Paseo del Tenista David Ferrer (name of the elite tennis player born in the town of Xàbia), which is full of restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues to enjoy both day and night.

Playa del Arenal is awarded annually with the blue flag, which symbolizes the quality certificate of its waters.

The only sandy beach in Javea is the Arenal Beach


This high occupancy beach offers maritime surveillance by Red Cross lifeguard and health post to attend emergencies or incidents. In the interior of the sea, a floating platform for the enjoyment of the little ones. Also along the entire beach there are also Children's activities so that boys and girls do not have room for boredom.

Also, at the north end of the promenade you can find the tourist office to inform tourists about any question they have about Jávea.

Another of the services offered is sunbed and umbrella rental for the convenience of users. Along the beach there are footbaths installed so that visitors can remove the sand before putting on their shoes.


In the Arenal Beach of Jávea, in the summer months, beach bars are installed in the northern part that allow the rental of jet skis for excursions, as well as the rental of water scooters for entertainment for children and adults.

Out of the water, on the same sandy beach, there are different volleyball nets installed to practice this sport. In addition it is also a perfect place to practice the sport of paddles both outside and in the water.

Soccer or other ball games are also practiced on this beach. It is also a widely used place for sports such as jogging, aerobics and relaxation, however, diving cannot be practiced in this environment due to the shallow depth of its beach.


In the vicinity of the Arenal beach you can find all kinds of shops (clothing stores, food, tobacco shop, shoe stores, bakeries, opticians, pharmacy, ice cream parlors, entertainment venues, etc). Also, there are a large number of blocks and apartments that reach 100% occupancy in the summer months and a wide variety of restaurants.

In the northern part is the Parador Nacional de Turismo that provides a special touch with its gardens and in its southern part is the Punta del Castell viewpoint.

Javea is the Arenal Beach


Undoubtedly it is the Playa del Arenal is the one that offers more variety when looking for a place to eat. There are places for all tastes and budgets, from Italian to Mediterranean or Indian or American cuisine. Moreover, most of them also become lounge bar after dinner to enjoy a quiet drink.

Coffee shops

Go for a walk along the Playa del Arenal and have a coffee or a delicious ice cream is a plan chosen by both residents and guests from Jávea regardless of season.

  • the Jijonenca
  • Froyosi
  • Espi ice cream
  • coffee Nevada
  • Smöoy
  • Peca2
  • Nostro Café

Fashion and accessories stores

If there is something you cannot miss on a tourist beach, it is the fashion stores. Along the entire sandy area, especially at the back of the promenade, second line from the beach, there is a wide variety of clothing and accessories stores to end a perfect day at the beach.

  • Marmara Store
  • Pepa G
  • Pharmacy Optics Arenal
  • Blanc du Nil
  • Jávea Fun Bikes
  • Fresh shoemaking
  • Fedala
  • Lacoste
  • Naowind
  • Jakarta
  • Jakarta Accessories
  • Voramar beach items
  • Isabel Beach Items
  • Ale-Hop

Pubs and Clubs

As we have been saying is the entertainment area more varied and extensive Jávea. For this reason in Playa del Arenal are most local drinks, pubs and clubs with different types of music each.

  • socco
  • Achill
  • Kandhala
  • Octopus
  • Karaoke Bora Bora

Real estate

Among the variety of local there are a large number of property in Javea Arenal beach due to being the tourist area of ​​the town.

  • Paradise Property Solutions
  • Houses
  • Javea Moraira Residence
  • MG Villas
  • Villa Lingo
  • Alta Villas
  • Javea Home Finders
  • Giuliano Villas
  • Rimontgó
  • Villas-Plots.com


As we have indicated above, Playa del Arenal is located in the center of the bay of Xàbia, on Paseo del Tenista David Ferrer. This beach is located between the First Muntanyar (Benissero beach) and Segundo Montañar, just across the Minister Creek, extreme north where there was an important Roman settlement and that is where the Parador de Turismo de Xàbia is today.

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