At an average speed of 5 knots, it is about 10 hours from the port of Alicante, so it is a destination preferably for routes of more than one day. If, for example, you spend the night in the yacht club of Altea or Calpe, the Cabo de la Nao is reached in three or four hours. It is also an ideal stop on the way to or from the Balearic Islands. Jávea and Denia have good yacht clubs in which to spend the night and prepare for a long journey.
The Cabo de la Nao is a very used space for scuba diving and water sports. And on the same cape we also find the Cabo de la Nao lighthouse, the perfect place for sailing. If one arrives from the South, the Isla del Descubridor (also in Jávea) is an ideal place to coast and a very nice place to take a bath or dive on the way to the Lighthouse. The caves and the beauty of the landscape draw attention. The nautical tourism in all the bay of Jávea is now in all its splendor, with marine reserves less saturated of people and infinity of aquatic activities. for sailers is very famous the Creek of Portixol, with a beautiful beach.
Once at the Cabo de la Nao Lighthouse, if you´re anchoring, you will find not only a spectacular landscape and environment but also all the necessary services, restaurants and a wonderful mountain route.
The Cabo (Cape) de la Nao, in the town of Jávea, is a reference for lovers of navigation because it is located at the southern end of the Gulf of Valencia and is recognized as the easternmost peak of the province of Alicante. Of rough orography, the cape forms a very rugged cliff coast, under which there are some small coves with caves and Little islands. For example, the famous Cova dels Orguens, an impressive cave to which vessels less than a meter deep can access.