THE TOURNAMENT: ITF MEN I Torneo Internacional Ferrer Tennis Academy
From 03/13 to 03/19
Money prize: $ 15,000
Surface: Clay outdoor
Tournament location: Club Tenis Jávea – Avenida del Pla 118, Javea, 03730 Spain
How to get: The most popular method to get to Jávea is by air and the town is almost equidistant between Alicante Elche (85 km) and Valencia-Manises (95 km) airports. If you don’t want to rent a car the best solution is to land in Alicante because there is a bus company which offers direct connection with Jávea (Beniconnect company). Club Tenis Jávea is far 3,4 km and 6 minutes driving from city centre.
Main players: Pedro Martinez Portero (Esp) – Javier Marti (Esp) – Carlos Taberner (Esp) – Marc Giner (Esp) – Mario Vilella Martinez (Esp) – Bernabe Zapata Miralles (Esp) – Ivan Ghakov (Rus) – Juan Ignacio Galarza (Arg) – Pedro Cachin (Arg) – Albert Alcaraz Ivorra (Esp)
THE TOWN: Jávea (or Xàbia) is a coastal town in the comarca of Marina Alta, in the province of Alicante. Situated on the back side of the Montgó, behind a wide bay and sheltered between two rocky headlands, the town has become a very popular small seaside resort and market town. Half of its resident population and over two thirds of its annual visitors are foreigners. Lonely Planet writes about this town: “With a large expat resident population, Xàbia (Spanish: Jávea) is a gentle, family-oriented place that has largely resisted the high-rise tourist developments that blight so much of the Costa Blanca. Pleasant, relaxed and picturesque, it comes in three flavours: the small old town 2km inland; El Puerto (the port), directly east of the old town; and the beach zone of El Arenal, a couple of kilometres south.”
TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS IN JÁVEA AND SURROUNDINGS:
- Cala de la Granadella
- Montgó Natural Park
- Arenal Beach
BEST PLACES TO STAY:
- Hotel Jávea. Delicious ** hotel rated 8.8 on Booking and directly located at 100 mt from Jávea Beach. It offers free wifi and parking for customers and features a bar with terrace. A small but cozy and modern double room costs just 55€ per night.
- Hotel Triskel. Exceptional ** hotel rated 9.4 on Booking and settled in a restored building of Jávea center. The hotel offers a welcome glass of cava, a bar, a lounge with a fireplace, and an airport shuttle service available for a supplement. The price for one night in a classic double room is 80€ with breakfast and wifi included.
- Parador De Jávea. Very good **** accomodation rated 8.5 on Booking and situated in exotic gardens and right beside Mediterranean beaches, Parador de Jávea has a fantastic outdoor pool and fine options for dining. From restaurant terrace is possible to enjoy wonderful views on the bay. A 24 mq2 standard twin room costs 136€ per night with breakfast and wifi included.
Enjoy this Tennis Trip in Costa Blanca!!!