Located between Denia, Calpe and Altea, Moraira is a really tranquil city on the Costa Blanca with an necessary energetic vacationer community, those residing there all 12 months spherical in addition to those who are either simply visiting it the as soon as or coming back every summer holiday.
The ever changing face of Moraira attracts both the holidaymaker and those wishing for an ideal new lifestyle on the Costa Blanca. Though the little fishing village is no more, it nonetheless retains charm, magnificence, peace and pleasant locals. Bejeweled with sandy and rocky coves alongside the coast street, it uses the gorgeous beautiful blue Mediterranean as its canvas. Trendy additions to the village, akin to buildings and new highway methods and so on have been well deliberate and executed by the Moraira town hall.
Moraira has a wide range of restaurants and bars to choose from in the city and surrounding areas. So whether you are searching for the traditional Sunday lunch, or need to attempt a sometimes Spanish plate, the Paella, you might be spoilt for choice. There are some nice eating places and bars across the harbor or the marina, offering recent domestically caught fish. There is also a traditional Spanish market in the main car park of Moraira every Friday morning, the place you should purchase domestically produced fruit and greens amongst many other things.
Moraira has its fair proportion of fiestas, the most well-known is the Moors and Christians in June. People line the streets to watch the marching parades, listen to the live bands, see the stunning and colourful costumes and customarily have an ideal time. The firework shows are all the time excellent and very loud.
Moraira's pretty beaches offer loads of fun within the solar, with a variety of water sports available. Local leisure facilities embrace golf programs and lots of other sports activities like tennis and squash you could play outside below the sun. A number of day excursions are on supply with Journey Costa Blanca. There are additionally many places to go to, just like the mountain-prime fortress of Guadalest, Europe's largest palm forest.. Families enjoy the Moraira go-kart monitor, or an outing to the Aqualandia water theme park near the massive vacationer resort of Benidorm.
Places of interrest:
Old downtown, recommended a walk around the historic streets.
-Church of St. Catherine, S.XVI-XVII
-Church of the Divina Pastora, S.XVII-XVIII
-Sala de jurats i justícies, S. XVII
-Ermita de San Vicente Ferrer, S. XVIII
-Ermita de la Font Santa, S. XIX
-Church de nuestra Señaora de los desamparados, S. XIX
-Cap d'Or watchtower, S XVI
-Moraira-Castillo, S. XVIII, small castle
Ocean and Coast:
Discover 8 km of beaches and coves, awarded the Blue Flag by the European Community, clean, very good water quality, with a variety of services and activities.
-Playa del Portet, sand and crystalline waters, several restaurants, canoes.
-Portichol-Cove, near the yacht club, diving and fishing
-L'Ampolla: sand, near the town, croudy, beach bar, pedlows, sunbeds and parasols.
-Les Platgetes, sand and rock, restaurants.
-Andragó-Cove, pebbles and rocks, ideal for diving, fishing and snorkelling.
-Punta de l'Estrella, and Cala Cap Blanc, rock, very small, ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Sports and leisure:
Ifach Golf Club: 9 holes in Benissa, 5 km
Javea Golf Club: 9 holes, Javea 8 km
-La Font de l'Horta and Benimarco
-Font Easter festivities the first weekend of July.
- Cap d'Or SL-CV51, 1.5 km, 1 h. With breathtaking views of the Coastline
-Barranco de la Cala-SL-CV50, 4.1 km, 3.15 h. Medium-high difficulty
-Barranco de la Xurra-SL-CV73, 1.4 km, 1 h.
Climbing: Cliff of the Peninsula of Cap d'Or, max. 166m and 45 ° tilt
Diving and snorkeling: 5 submarine routes
Diving and Sailing School: summer courses and competitions in June and September
Summer: boats trips, pedlows, jet-skys
Tennis, Mini Golf, gymnastic rooms, the Font Santa karting, football, municipal swimming pool, basketball and skateboarding.
Parks and children's play areas.
Events in Moraira:
Church fiestas in Teulada: Monday following Easter Monday, with processions, music, fireworks, street bulls.
Moors and Christians Fiestas: 2nd or 3rd weekend of June.
Noche de San Juan, June 23, bonfires and popular dinner at Ampolla beach
Celebrations in the Font Santa, 1st weekend in July, music and street bulls.
Celebrations in Moraira: around the 15-16 July, with processions, music, fireworks, bull at the sea side.
Fiestas de Sant Jaume, week of 24-25 July, festival, fireworks and street bulls
Fiesta "Els sants of Pedra", 29 and 30 July, music and street bulls
Medieval market: weekend prior to August 15
Muscat wine Festival: 1st or 2nd weekend of September in Teulada
The interior: Xaló, Lliber, Alcalalí. February and March flowering almond, wine and sweet wine,
To the north:
Gata de Gorgos typical for wicker products
Benidoleig: Cave of de Calaveras
Pego: Marsh Nature Park Pego-Oliva,
Vall de EBO: Rull Cave
Valencia to 110 km.: City of Arts and Sciences, Oceanographic
Benissa: sea and mountain
Calp with the Penyal d'Ifach,
Altea with its white houses,
Callosa d'en Sarria with Fuentes del Algar and Guadalest Castle,
Benidorm with its wide range of leisure and entertainment, theme parks Terra Mitica, Terra Natura and Aqualandia Mundomar.
Access by highway AP7 (exit 63) or road: N 332
Alicante Airport "El Altet" : 90 km
Valencia Airport "Manises : 120 km
More Information: www.everythingmoraira.com