Playa Del Arenal Javea


Arenal Beach - Playa Del Arenal is a popular sandy beach in Javea offering safe, clean, soft sand that gently slopes into the sea, making it perfect for families. The Blue Flag beach is 480 metres long and is a central tourist centre in Javea, offering a fantastic promenade, restaurants, bars and lifeguard services.

Date Updated

1st March 2024

Playa Del Arenal Javea

Arenal Beach - Playa Arenal Javea

Playa Arenal is the main sandy beach in Javea - it is a horseshoe shaped beach stretches for half a mile that offers safe, clean, soft sand and is gently sloping into the sea, making it perfect for families.

Playa Del Arenal / Javea Arenal Beach


Playa Arenal Javea has been consistently awarded the Blue Flag by the EU for its quality services and clear waters.


As well as offering a fantastic sandy beach, Playa Arenal also provides its visitors with a wide selection of amenities including an adjoining promenade with Cafes, Bars & Restaurants.

There are several children's play areas as well as Red Cross volunteers & lifeguards in the high season.

Playa Del Arenal Javea
Playa Del Arenal Javea

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There is a bus stop and taxi rank just beside the beach, as well as a tourist train (available every day between 10:40 a.m. and 23:40 p.m. Parking spaces are located along the road and on the beach. There is also a paid parking lot on Calle Nancy, 3. 


Safety: The beach has lifeguards, provided by the Javea Red Cross, as well as health posts.

Assisted Bathing: There are assisted bathing facilities at the south end of the beach, including amphibious chairs.

Children & Families: For the little ones, there are five recreational games facilities along the beach, as well as football goals and handball nets.

Sunbathing: Sunbeds and umbrellas can be rented, as can jet skis and water scooters in the summer.

Leisure: Every Tuesday in July and August, there is also an outdoor cinema. There are countless restaurants along the beachfront, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat.

Restaurants at Playa Arenal

Opening from 7.30 a.m. every day, Ammos Javea has a delicious range of Spanish breakfasts, lunches and dinners. For more information, see here. 

Ammos Javea


Chabada Javea is a lovely cocktail bar, open from 9am every day. For more information, see here. 

Discover lovely food and cocktails, along with a relaxing atmosphere by the sea, at Fanatical Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge.The restaurant is open 6 days a week, from 1pm to 1am. For more information, see here.

La Bambula

 As well as providing an excellent food and cocktail menu, you can enjoy Swing, Latin music & Live Flamenco at La Bambula whilst savouring the stunning beach views. For more information, see here.

Restaurant La Fontana offers a delicious array of cocktails and Mediterranean food. For more information, see here.

La Perla de Javea

La Perla de Javea is a lovely seafood restaurant with a wide selection of paella, rice dishes, and seafood. For more information, see here

Posidonia Restaurant is serve Spanish-style food in Javea, with especially fantastic paellas and tapas. For more information, see here.