Moraira: destination for beautiful villas/beaches - Fri 12th January 2018

Moraira: a destination for beautiful villas and beaches

 Moraira is a small pretty town along the Costa Blanca, midway between Alicante 80 kms to its south and Valencia 108 kms to its north. Barcelona is 438 kms to the north. Moraira remains one of the most unspoilt resorts on the Costa Blanca, with 8km of beautiful coastline backed by mountains and devoid of high rise buildings. There is a high proportion of expats living there from Northern Europe, and the area is very popular with retirees.

Moraira is known by visitors, not just for its beauty, but for its beautiful villas in the hillsides and restaurant scene, so if you are planning to visit Moraira or any other places along the Costa-Blanca please visit or talk to the team at for a personal villa accommodation service.

Moraira has developed over the years from a small sleepy fishing port to a quality tourist area. There are plenty of things to do in Moraira, from lazing on the beach to water sports.

Here are the 5 most essential things to do in Moraira.

 1) Moraira is well known for its beaches, so if you are planning to visit Moraira then you’ll probably visit the principle beach called l’Ampolla, which is located next to the fortress. The second local beach is  El Portet, located on the north side of the marina. Both are Blue Flag beaches and un-crowded at peak times, cleaned daily and are safe places for families and their children. Full details of the beaches locally.
 2) There are plenty of things which we can do in Moraira on holiday, for which activities include go-karting, fishing, golf, tennis, squash, as well as all other water sports including skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling. Full details of what sports are on offer locally.
 3) Moraira and the surrounding areas are well known for great restaurants, for which all also serve local fish and delicious Paellas. Varieties of other cuisines are also available and include English, Italian, Mexican, Greek, Moroccan, Indian, Chinese and Thai. So you’re sure to find something to tempt you. For a flavor and list of restaurants in Moraira >>
 4) The Moors and Christians fiesta in Moraira is the most famous festival and take place on the 3rd weekend of June in each year. The Moors and Christians fiesta celebrates the banishing of the Moors from Valencia by the Christians. Local people dress up in their finest costumes and parade through the streets to the music of local bands.  It is very much a party atmosphere and enjoyed by locals and visitors, capped off by a stunning firework display. For a flavor and list of fiestas in Moraira >>
 5) There are plenty of other places in the area to discover and include Javea old Town, Javea old port, as well as Javea itself. The surrounding towns of Denia, Calpe, Benissa and the Jalon Valley are just a 15 min drive away from Moraira and all have something to offer the visitor. Get to enjoy and explore this beautiful area independently by renting an affordable luxury villa. For a flavor and list of what to do in Moraira and the surrounding areas >>

Posted by Bruce Gibson

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