Moraira is an old Spanish fishing village on the Costa Blanca has become tourist destination.
Moraira is part of Teulada municipality, which is 6km inland and is located between Javea and Denia in the north and Calpe to the south. It´s about 75km from the Alicante airport and 110 km from Valencia airport.
Moraira is situated on the coast and is known for its tranquility, its
beautiful, large fishing and sporting harbors, two beautiful sandy
beaches and rocky coastline and beautiful bays.
With an average
temperature of 18 degrees Celsius and 320 sunny days, Moraira is a
perfect holiday destination on the Costa Blanca all year round.
The coastal village of Moraira has two beautiful sandy beaches, L'Ampolla and Playa del Portet and 8km of rocky coast.
Along the coast you will find beautiful beaches with fine sand and crystal clear water and small bays like L'Andragó, Punta Estrella, Cap Blanc and La Cala. L'Ampolla is the most famous beach.
Besides the beautiful rocky and sandy beaches you can also find several places that are worth a visit:
- Castillo de Moraira This fortress stands on a rocky hill at the L Ampolla beach and you simply can not miss it. It was built in the 18th century to protect the town against attacks by Berber pirates. It is built in an unusual form, known as pezua de buey (ox hoof) because of the semicircular southern outside wall and the straight northern outside wall.
- Parish Church Mare de Due dels DesemparatsThis church was built between 1875 and 1878 and is located in the center of Moraira. The church has a rectangular shape and a simple interior, except for the portrait of the Virgen de los Desamparados and two beautiful mosaics.
- Torre de Vigilancia del Cap d´OrThis tower stands at the highest point of the cape Cap d'Or, on the edge of the rocky coastline. The tower has no door, to climb the tower a rope ladder was left down from the top. There were also two cannons on top of the tower, all to protect the port of Moraira against attacks of Berber pirates.
Sports and activities in Moraira
For sports enthusiasts there is plenty to do in Moraira and surroundings, you can play golf, tennis, go horse riding, scuba diving at one of the dive centers, water sports, jet ski, karting, squash and more.
There are also several amusement parks not far from Moraira, like Terra Mitica, the first theme park in Spain. This amusement park is divided into five areas, five lost civilizations of antiquity and the rides take you back to the myths and legends of these ancient cultures.
Aqualandia on the other hand is a huge water park where children of all ages can enjoy a great day in the many pools, slides, waterfalls etc.
Mundomar and Terra Natura give you a day full of beautiful, exotic animals and different shows.
Moraira has a large variety of restaurants and bars both in the village and along the beach where you can enjoy a variety of dishes.
Rental of holiday homes, villas and apartments in Moraira.
Moraira offers several residential areas where you can find luxury holiday villas, houses and apartments.
Our vacation homes and villas are situated in these different urbanisations of Moraira against the forested hills, not far from the sea.