Daring modern architecture; amazing regional diversity; sophisticated cities; postcard beaches; fantastic weather; a sleepy countryside festooned with citrus and olive groves; delicious seafood, potato tortilla, tapas, and paella; delectable sangria, this is just some of the reasons why you should move to Javea in Spain.
For many, moving to Javea in Spain for a lifetime of siestas and sand is a pipe dream. There’s something exciting about the opportunity to move to a foreign land. Sure, it can be a challenge learning a new language or assimilating into a different culture. But the possibilities for advancement and excitement are endless, especially in Spain.
Video – Javea from the sky
Best quality of life in Europe
Spain is one of the largest and most geographically varied countries in Europe. Whether you’re looking for sunny beaches, or green fields, Javea has it all. Despite the inherent problems that go hand in hand with tourism, Spanish people enjoy one of the best lifestyles and quality of life in Europe, or, indeed, in the world. Costa Blanca considered to be the heart of Spain–is a case in point. Spanish society is founded upon the primacy of the family and the community. The Spanish are known for their close family ties, their love of children, and their respect for the elderly.
Hospitality is an important tradition here, and one that has contributed greatly to the development and success of tourism infrastructure. Accommodation is plentiful and competitively priced, if you care to shop around.
Easy to travel
Additionally, traveling within the country is easy: international airports are dotted throughout. Just one hour from Javea you have two international airport, El Altet in Alicante, and Valencia Airport north of Javea, and connections are very frequent; buses are reasonable, and serve destinations all over Europe; trains are fast, though pricey, and also link countries throughout Europe. Getting from Javea to Madrid can take less than four hours. You can even take a ferry to the UK, and Morocco.
Great climate in Javea
Different regions of Spain get different types of weather. Expats who like it hot settle down by the sunny Mediterranean, while those looking for a cooler climate find the north suits them better. The climate in Spain is very diverse. Around the Mediterranean, summers are hot and dry, while winters are mild, and occasionally wet. Summer in central Spain and along the southern Atlantic coast is hot and dry, but there can be snow and strong, cold winds in winter. The north and northwest tend to be wet and overcast, with warm, pleasant summers.
Remember: if you’ve only seen the Costas in Spain, then you can’t even imagine what you’ve been missing of the “real” España in the rest of the country. Tourism is very important to the Spanish economy, and those in the hospitality industry long ago settled on a homogenous tourist “package,” to suit the tastes of the annual sun-seekers, who continue to flock to the seaside resorts every year.
Cost of living in Javea
Compared to many other European countries, Spain tends to have a lower cost of living. Purchases such as alcoholic beverages, many grocery items, petrol, and restaurant food are all cheaper in Spain than in somewhere like the UK.
Real Estate in Javea
Along with a low cost of living, Spain’s real estate also has a number of real bargains, especially in beach areas. Modern condos near the Costa Blanca can range between €140,000 to €200,000, while a hilltop villa in Javea might start as low as €270,000.
If you have decided to move to Javea or just buy a property here for summer holidays. Well congratulations on your decision; Javea is a wonderful place to be, with over 300 days of sunshine per year and a blend of ex-pats living here from a wide variety of countries, the opportunities for a better life are endless.