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Apartment in Moraira (Central Moraira)

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  • sleeps 4
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  • 75 m² living area
  • 10 m² terrace
  • Shared pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Balcony

Villa in Moraira (La Sabatera)

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  • 6 bedrooms
  • sleeps 12
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 350 m² living area
  • Private pool
  • Heated pool
  • Outside jacuzzi
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Villa in Moraira (La Joya)

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 toilets
  • 110 m² living area
  • 120 m² terrace
  • 110 m² garden
  • Private pool
  • Heated pool
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Moraira

Moraira is small coastal town situated in the beautiful mountainous north-eastern tip of the Costa Blanca. The resort is conveniently placed between the airports of Alicante and Valencia (about 90km from each).

The surrounding region has a quiet and relaxing atmosphere, with beautiful and unspoilt scenery and many small villages to explore. 



The town itself has pleasantly grown from a small fishing village to an attractive holiday and retirement resort, retaining its considerable charm that attracts visitors from all over Europe. It’s also particularly popular with Spanish holidaymakers from Madrid and Valencia.

Moraira has an impressive marina, an excellent variety of local shops, markets, harbourside fish restaurants and bars and best of all has still managed to preserve its Spanish character.

Beaches


The two main local sandy beaches, gently shelve away into the Mediterranean Sea; both have been awarded the prestigious EEC Blue Flags for cleanliness and are well-tended and very safe for family bathing.

Leisure & recreation
Tennis, football, squash, all water sports, boat hire and trips, horse-riding, go-kart racing tracks for both adults and children, a small fairground and three good night-clubs for all ages are all available in Moraira.

Golf
Three large golf courses can be enjoyed within a few minutes drive from Moraira.

Eating out
Moraira offers plenty of good quality restaurants, including eight Michelin recommended restaurants in the immediate area, three of which are star rated and not too expensive.

Excursions
Easily reached by car are some larger towns which are well worth visiting: Javea, Calpe, Denia and Altea are all within 15km, while Benidorm is about 30km away. 
There are many places of interest to see on day excursions, apart from the other coastal resorts there is also the spectacular inland and mountainous environments to discover including the wonderful mountain-top fortress of Guadalest, the Vergal Safari Park near Denia, Europe’s largest palm forest at Elche and the ancient city of Murcia.

Valencia (third largest city in Spain) is one and a half hours away and Barcelona (second largest) and the capital Madrid are both four hours away and can all be reached on the excellent motorway.

Spain's answer to Euro Disney – Port Adventura – near Barcelona, is about four and a half hours away.

Markets


If you like open markets then, aside from the weekly Friday market held next to the beach, you could plan a visit evey day of the week to the various markets held in neighbouring towns and villages.

Apart from enjoying the buzzing Spanish activity, you can buy some excellent, cheap fresh fruit and vegetables, local specialities, herbs and spices, leather goods, clothes, rugs, fresh and silk flowers, souvenirs, pottery and a whole variety of other goods. 



Fiestas
As in all of Spain there are numerous fiestas (festivals) held throughout the year in the region; with specific festivals held in April, June, July and November in Moraira itself.

Locals
The local people of Moraira are extremely friendly and patient with foreign visitors, not surprising, as aside from agriculture, they depend on tourism for their livelihood.

With a large European resident community existent, there is a pleasant international feel to the area. Most people are pleased to speak English with you and even more pleased if a small attempt to speak Spanish is made.

Climate

Moraira enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 20 degrees.

In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter. On average it can boast 325 sunny days each year making it an ideal all year-round destination.

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Moraira has it all.


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Beautiful, green and clean. We do not move travel far from Moraira, but do visit villages and small coast villages north and not to forget Valencia.
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We love Moraira and enjoy each visit.


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Beautiful coastline.
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Smart, pleasant town by the sea. Plenty of shops, bars, restauarnts etc. Busy but not overcrowded. Parking not too bad


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Fascinating area to drive around and see as well as having some of the best beaches in Spain. Interesting mix of old and new.
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Nice town, great restaurants. But it's not as "cheap" as the rest of Spain!


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Intimate not very touristic village with a lot of fine restaurants and shops. Beaches are small and (in July) busy.


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We had very good weather (July). We visited Moraira, Javea, Calp, Valencia en Benidorm. Benidorm is terrible (very busy and touristic). We personally didn't like it. Moraira, Javea and Calp are nice. Valencia has beautful old buildings, traffic is awfully, parking garages also. Seems there are not too much rules.
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Beautiful, excellent, great place, good restaurants, will be returning very soon.


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Small fishing town with plenty of nice restaurants/bars with a great weekly market as well as numerous shops and craft cabins.


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Great beaches and water you want to swim in !
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Lovely little place which hasn't been too spoiled by tourism! Very friendly locals - lovely atmosphere. We enjoyed the easy walk to El Portet for another swim and a cold beer.


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Very pretty. Nice clean water.
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Beautiful area, nice people, great selection of restaurants, fab beach, nice central location for visiting Denia or further or down to Altea or further.


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Fabulous would live here, has plenty of greenery and fabulous views. The AP7 and A7 are great roads for travelling on and shortens travel time to different places.
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