Thinking about going to Jesus Pobre? Let our quick guide help you get around and know more about this inland village near Javea, Costa Blanca.
To help us get started, we have interviewed Vanessa Crocker-Dean from Hello2Spain who covers the Jesus Pobre area.
We also wanted to learn from Vanessa why Jesus Pobre is a good choice for someone who wants to settle in the area whether temporarily or on a permanent basis.
Where is Jesus Pobre?
From Alicante or Valencia Airports follow the main Motorway AP7 exit at Junction 62 signposted to Javea, Ondara and Denia. As you drive through the toll booth take the first right hand turn to the N332 sign posted Alicante. Stay on this road for 3 junctions and follow signs for Javea CV734 at the roundabout turn left to Jesus Pobre/La Sella Golf CV738. Approx 1 hour.
Bus from Alicante to Denia and change at Denia bus station to Jesus Pobre.
Tram from Alicante to Denia there are voluntary stops at La Xara, if you do not have a car organise a taxi from La Xara to take you to Jesus Pobre.
Living in Jesus Pobre
Jesus Pobre is a traditional Spanish village with modern day facilities that is conveniently situated between the coastal towns of Denia and Javea that retains a bygone country feel yet is only minutes away from the 5 star Marriott Spar Hotel and the La Sella Golf Course.
This small village with its narrow streets, traditional townhouses and pleasing modern urbanizations is dominated by the Montgo Mountain and National Park Area. It is hidden amongst the beautiful woodlands and flat valley that spreads towards the sea with orange, almond and olives trees.
Fiestas and Festivities
This village has many Fiestas, beginning in January with the arrival of the Three Kings, the celebration of Santo Antonio Abbot, the wine festival and the main festival lasting 10 days with a fun and varied program of street parties, bull running and live music. On the 9th of October (the day of the Valencians) you will enjoy a wonderful Village party and music well into the late evening.
Food and drink plays an important part in the life of Jesus Pobre and there are ample bars/restaurants that provide traditional Tapas, variety of full meat and fish dishes and of course the authentic Paella, all to be enjoyed whilst soaking up the village hospitality and life.
There are many nature walks around the village of Jesus Pobre that take in the surrounding woodlands and orange groves or for the more enthusiastic ones amongst us a trek to the “Cross” or peak of the Montgo Mountain, where on a clear day the views are truly stunning.
You can find these trails on Jesus Probre is a traditional Spanish village with modern day facilities that is conveniently situated between the coastal towns of Denia and Javea that retains a bygone country feel yet is only minutes away from the 5 star Marriott Spar Hotel and the La Sella Golf Course.
Bars, Shops and Other Amenities
Amenities in the village are plentiful, chemist, bakers, tobacconist, medical centre, historical sites, sports centre, supermarket and school. The village is self-sufficient with plenty of bars and restaurants.
Denia and Javea are just a few minutes’ drive away with the magnificent beaches and both towns have historical sights to see and different things to do.
Vanessa, thank you so much for sharing this information on your experiences in Spain. If you want to contact her, you can find her details below.
Below is a video showing the Sunday Market in Jesus Pobre.
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