Holiday Rentals in Moraira
Moraira is a picturesque coastal town in a bay on the South-Eastern coast of Spain. It is nestled between the resorts of Javea and Calpe. Once a sleepy fishing village, Moraira is a popular holiday destination for European visitors staying in holiday villas in Moraira. Moraira’s property is also sought after by its loyal following from Spain.
Surrounded by Costa Blanca’s beautiful mountains, Moraira has 8 km of coastline with fine sandy beaches and inviting turquoise waters. Moraira’s impressive marina is at the centre of its life with plenty of local bars, shops and restaurants. In fact some of the restaurants are highly recommended with menus for all tastes.
Much of Moraira’s original character remains untouched due to strict planning laws, ensuring that the town is not over-developed. The area has a quiet, relaxing atmosphere, with beautiful un-spoilt scenery. In the evenings there is a great relaxed nightlife with locals and visitors coming together to enjoy the many restaurants and bars.
Moraira has its own wide, sandy beach with gently-shelving, shallow waters. There are two family safe beaches in Moraira, both of which have been awarded the EEC Blue Flag for cleanliness (Costa Blanca boasts around 34 Blue Flag beaches). Away from the beaches there are many small coves to explore.
The Moraira area has an average of 325 sunny days a year. The average temperature exceeds 20 degree Celsius ensuring near perfect conditions of not too hot and not too cold (something that the World Health Organisation picked up on recommending the climate as one of the most equitable in the World).
The sub-tropical Mediterranean climate is complemented with cool sea breezes in the summer and protection by the surrounding mountains in the winter from the cold north winds. With nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year, the Moraira area is a fantastic year-round holiday destination.
Position of Moraira
Moraira lies between Javea and Calpe, in Costa Blanca, the South-Eastern coast of Spain. It has excellent roads to and from the town. Alicante is approximately 80 kilometres away (1 hour drive) and Valencia is 110 kilometres away (1.5 hours drive). Other resorts nearby include Javea, Calpe, Denia, Altea and Benidorm.
Restaurant and Bars in Moraira
There are restaurants, bars and several interesting shops lining the narrow cobbled streets of Moraira. The main restaurants are found in and around the town’s yacht marina. Great fish restaurants and fantastic tapas can be found here, allowing you to while away the hours enjoying the scenery and atmosphere.
Transfer Information from Alicante Airport
Things to do in and around Moraira and Javea
If relaxing on the beach or by the pool gets too much for you then there are quite a few activities that you can do in this area of Costa Blanca.
On your Moraira villa holiday it is recommended you hire a car to really appreciate the area’s beauty and many activities and excursions. As well as Moraira and Javea there are some fantastic towns and villages locally by: Calpe, Denia Altea, Benidorm, Villajoyosa and Alicante.
Moraira and Javea both have weekly open markets selling an array of local produce such as fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, herbs and spices, fresh (and silk) flowers, local specialities, clothes, rugs, leather goods, pottery and souvenirs. There is probably a local market you can visit every day of the week in the area if you wished.
There are many excellent golf courses in this area of Costa Blanca. Many visitors come to the Moraira and Javea area for a golfing holiday. Along with golf there’s a large array of sports available including squash, horse-riding, football and go-karts. On or in the water there are some great water-sports as well as boat trips and boat hire.
There are numerous Fiestas to enjoy throughout the year in Spain. The most popular months are April, June, July and November.