Complete guide on all anchorage spots in Javea, Spain. This general guide for sailing and anchoring in Javea is for those who are new to sailing in this area and would like to know all the bays as well as when the wind conditions are best for anchoring. For more specific questions, send us a message and we will we get back to you. Rent a boat in only 3 minutes!
The first bay south of Cabo Sant Antonio is El Pope, a bay with a tiny beach just before Javea Port. Anchorage with several buoys installed all year round, protected from north winds.
Cala Blanca and Cala Sardinera belongs to a long coastal strip protected by East and South-East winds. This popular point has plenty of anchorage buoys and you can swim over to the beaches by the coast.
Cabo de San Martín Sur and the rocky outcrops of Piedras Rotas is around the corner from Sardinera and protected from the north winds. This is a quieter area, generally more suitable for smaller boats and a popular driving spot.
Portichol Island and coastine offers great anchorage spots, especially South-west. If you swim to Island, you can visit the natural pool inside. On the coast, there two beach bars, the popular beach bar called Cala Clemence and a quieter and more traditional restaurant ´La Barraca’.
On the same coastal strip further South, you will find Cap Negre, protected from the south winds. This is a great spot to anchor, spend the day and there is a small beache you can reach swimming or by SUP and a couple of cliffs for the more daring ones you can jump off.
Ambolo bay is a remote & beautiful bay that in summer can only be reached via waterway. Boats usually anchor further down south after the Isla Descubridor, protected from North winds. There are a couple of caves to swim into or using a SUP or underwater scooter. Enquire now to find out about our water toys we provide during our charters.
The most southern spot in Javea to anchor is Granadella. Granadella has several buoys, and you can swim to the coast and enjoy food and drinks at the beach bars.