Portixol beach ~ Cala Portixol

Cala Portixol, also called Cala la Barraca is one of the most beautiful bays of this coast in the south of Jávea, a perfect choice for those who like nature.

Cala barraca beach in Javea

Portixol beach is located between Punta Negra and Cabo Negro, a very pristine area, surrounded by cliffs and Mediterranean native vegetation.
You will fall in love with its crystalline waters and its small beach dotted with old fishermen’s houses, which are very peculiar white houses called barracas, and give this beach part of the name, a very cozy and Mediterranean atmosphere.


Cala-Barraca-or- Portixol beach -in-Javea


It is a wild and unspoiled beach with virtually no facilities or services but has restaurants, services, shower and toilets, public telephone and cleaning services. It is highly recommended for lovers of peace who want to esCabo the crowds.
The seabeds of this part of Jávea are rocky and have abundant Posidonia algae prairies which makes its waters especially crystalline with abundant marine life. It is a good starting place for many dives, considering that this Portitxol beach has the added attraction of having beautiful views of the island of Portixol, an islet 300m high with a great botanical interest. If you like diving, hire a guide and enjoy everything offered by this wonderful place.


beautifull-landscape-Portixol beach or Cala-Barraca-in-Javea


How to get to Portixol beach ?

To get to Portixol beach from Jávea, you have to get to Cabo de la Nao via road, and after travelling 8km you will find a turnoff where you can leave the car and walk. The cove is close to some of the viewpoints marked within the Route Viewpoints of Jávea and are the viewpoints of Cruz del Portitxol, L’illa, the Falzia and Cap Negre.


Information about Portixol beach or La Barraca beach

Tipe of beach
Lenght: 400m
Widht: 100 m
Tipe of sand: piedras de canto rodado
Tipe of beach: Familiar
Situación: Located between Cap Prim and Cap Negre
Where to eat: Restaurante La Barraca, to enjoy fresh fish and seafood in all its varieties on the terrace and enjoy wonderful views.




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