People used to believe that being able to afford their own place in the sun was simply something out of their price range. Homes on the Mediterranean coast seemed only to be within the grasp of the rich and the famous. Actors, musicians, and retired top flight footballers being the most likely to afford a home in Spain.
For Brits wanting to live abroad, for example in Spain, this dream has become a reality for more and more of them. Membership of the EU, the high value of the British housing market when compared to those of Spain and to a lesser extent Portugal, and being able to research all details online before buying has made a tremendous difference to properties been brought as well as the rate they are getting brought at. A new life life in the sun is increasingly available for expats right now.
The expanding number of expats moving to Spain has led to the development of what used to be small villages into large new resorts such as the one in Javea (sometimes called Xabia instead). Javea is near the city of Valencia, and has good transport links to most of Spain whether you are looking for work opportunities or want to spend your time relaxing on the beach, or the club scene on Ibiza.
Valencia and the nearby Costa Blanca coast have been popular destinations for many years now. Valencia was popular with tourists long before before the advent of package holidays, or expats moving into the area in noticeable numbers. The growth of these trends providing the incentive for the rapid development of property for sale.
Whatever your exact motives for wanting to move to Spain the town of Javea should be one that you consider settling in or close by to as it has many different things to offer you. There are plenty of chances for you to find work, go out to play, then find ways to relax.