Villajoyosa is known to have the whitest sandy beaches in the whole of the Costa Blanca and having blue flag status. Villajoyosa is architecturally so colourful it reminds one of the Brazilian cities namely Salvador de Bahia. The long stretch of white sand is framed by a promenade with bars and restaurants mostly of a Spanish nature with plenty of palm trees providing the necessary shade for a good day out. The beach also has an extensive play area for small children. There are three main beaches in Villajoyosa La Platja Centre (Central Beach), close to the city centre. There is also El Paradis beach and Xarco beach with a watchtower and Torres beach with a Roman Tower. There is a small cove used for diving and naturism, the Racó del Conill and the Bon Nou and La Caleta beaches with their sparkling, clear waters are also worth a look. Villajoyosa has some great walks along the coast, this is known in Spanish as Caminos de la Costa. The Xarco walk heads south after you have crossed the River Amadorio, highlights include the shrine of the Virgin de la Salud, the Paradis and Bol Nou beaches and the Xarco watchtower. You can also try the Cala walk, heading north this route is more rocky with cliffs, highlights include the Arrabal houses, the Bay of Vila Joiosa, fishing harbour and the Estudiants, Torres and Raco del Conill beaches as well as the Roman funeral tower Torre de Sant Josep. Villajoyosa is a very Spanish town with few expats living here compared to other towns on the Costa Blanca. If you are searching for Villajoyosa property or Villajoyosa properties then you should know that mostly the town consists of apartments with villas situated mainly outside the town in the small villages inland from the town and the coast.