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Moving to Moraira: The essential guide

A small and charming fishing town in the municipality of Tuelada, Moraira offers beautiful scenery, a warm climate, beautiful Mediterranean beaches and great facilities making it the perfect location if you are thinking of moving to the Costa Blanca.

With its amazing landscapes, healthy lifestyle, fresh produce, renowned restaurants and ease of access, Moraira is a great location to consider when moving to Spain.

So, you are thinking of moving to Moraira, but where do you go for all that essential information on the types of property on offer, the best schools and the most popular restaurants?

To make moving to Moraira a bit easier, the Euro Weekly News has put together this handy guide to everything you need to know before heading over.

 

Contents

  • Where is Moraira?
  • Property in Moraira
  • Things to do in Moraira
  • Best restaurants in Moraira
  • Schools in Moraira
  • Healthcare in Moraira
  • Contact information

 


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Where is Moraira?

 

Moraira is conveniently placed between Alicante and Valencia, making it a great destination to consider moving to and an easy location to travel to and from.

The closest airport to Moraira is Alicante Airport just 47 miles away and Valencia Airport is just 64 miles away.

 


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Properties in Moraira

 

As one of the most sought after towns on the Costa Blanca, Moraira has a variety of properties at prices for different budgets that are perfect for single people, couples, families and retirees.

A one-bedroom apartment close to the centre of Moraira town will cost around €80,000 while a five-bedroom luxury villa with a pool and incredible views will sell for around €8 million. A charming three-bedroom house will cost around €160,000 and a two-bedroom finca in the countryside costs around €200,000.

 


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Things to do in Moraira

 

1. Soak up the sun on the beaches of Moraira

With its stretch of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, you will have plenty of time to soak up the sun on the beaches of Moraira. The most notable beaches are Playa del Portet, Playa de l’Ampolla and Torre Vigia Cap d’Or.

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2. Browse the gems in Moraira Market

Walk around this large market, grab some freshly squeezed orange juice from one of the stalls and shop the great variety of clothing and produce.

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3. Take in some of the history at Castillo de Moraira

This small but very historic castle is located near the beach, the surrounding restaurants and bars make it a great landmark to visit before enjoying a drink under the sun.

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4. Explore Cap Blanc

Take a trek up to the clifftop of Cap Blanc and admire the breathtaking views of the sea or step into the clear waters from its rocky beach.

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5. Join in with the many Moraira fiestas

If you want to experience the local Spanish life and parties, get involved in one of the many fiestas held in the town and through the streets.

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6. Explore the clear waters

With its crystal clear Mediterranean waters, Moraira is the perfect place to explore beneath the sea. Try out some diving, paddleboarding, kayaking or snorkelling.

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7. Shop ‘til you drop

Like many Spanish holiday resorts, Moraira has a range of shops to suit all ages and tastes and isn’t far from bigger shopping hot spots such as Valencia.

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8. Take a stroll up to the Torre de Vigilancia del Cap d’Or

This defensive watchtower is worth the half an hour walk from the town centre to see the spectacular panoramic views from the top.

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9. Take a look at the amazing boats and people watch at Moraira Port

Take a look at the beautiful boats docked up, stop for a drink and do some people watching at the port – you might even see the fishermen bringing in their catch of the day!

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10. Rent some bikes and explore the lesser-known areas of Moraira

Visit one of the bike rental shops and get away from the hustle and bustle exploring Moraira’s quieter areas and hills.

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10 best restaurants in Moraira

 

1. Brasserie Vivaldi Moraira

Brasserie Vivaldi Moraira serves up international, Dutch, seafood and Mediterranean cuisine in a great atmosphere.

Open: 11am until 1am

Address: Paseo Senillar, 25 Moraira, 03724

Booking: 965 27 10 88

Price: €€-€€€

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2. Mex Y Go

If Mexican food is what you’re into, Mex Y Go has got you covered and also offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Open: 5pm until 10pm, 1pm until 4pm on Sundays, closed on Mondays

Address: Carretera Moraira 158 Europe European Center, 03724

Booking: 634 30 91 01

Price:

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3. Artesano

For healthy Mediterranean cafe food, Artesano has a great selection including juices and gluten-free options.

Open: 10am until 6pm, closed on Sundays

Address: Carretera Moraira a Calpe 16a Edificio Kristal Mar, 03724

Booking: 966 27 21 27

Price: €€ – €€€

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4. Guras Curry House

If you’re searching for some spice, Gurac Curry House serves up some of the best Indian and Nepali food in Moraira.

Open: 12pm until 3:30pm and 6pm until 11:30pm, 6pm until 12am on Mondays

Address: Carretera moraira-calpe no.253, 03724

Booking: 965 74 82 98

Price: €€ – €€€

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5. Kosta

A great romantic setting for couples, Kosta serves local Mediterranean cuisine and an especially good filet mignon.

Open: 12:30pm until 4pm and 6:30pm until 11:30pm, closed on Mondays

Address: Coast Road Directamente al entrada: calle sierra de espadan, 03724

Booking: 608 73 35 84

Price: €€ – €€€

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6. Fishy Fishy

If you’re craving some good old fashioned fish and chips, Fishy Fishy is the best in town!

Open: 12:30pm until 3pm and 5pm until 8:30pm, closed on Sundays

Address: Kristalmar 30F Carretera Moraira-Calpe, 03724

Booking: 966 49 18 67

Price:

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7. Cascada

Cascada offers European food with an amazing view of the sea and a great atmosphere.

Open: 12:30pm until 3pm and 5pm until 8:30pm, closed on Sundays

Address: Kristalmar 30F Carretera Moraira-Calpe, 03724

Booking: 966 49 18 67

Price:

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8. Bar La Cabana

If Thai food is what you’re looking for, Bar La Cabana is one of the best spots on the beach and offers a range of cocktails, too.

Open: 12pm until 6pm

Address: Cala de l’Andrago, 03724

Booking: 675 08 07 78

Price: €€-€€€

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9. Chic Moraira

Chic Moraira serves up Mediterranean food with a twist and is perfect for a late morning brunch.

Open: 9am until 5:30pm, closed on Sundays

Address: Av. de la Paz,3, 03724

Booking: 966 94 13 91

Price: €€-€€€

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10. Bayern Hutt’n

A German gem in Moraira, Bayern Hutt’n serves an excellent schnitzel and great beer to wash it down with.

Open: 9am until 10pm, closed on Sundays

Address: Carretera Moraira a Teulada 164 European Centre, 03724

Booking: 966 49 09 59

Price: €€

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Schools in Moraira

When moving to a new location, making sure there are some great schools is essential, and Moraira has some impressive local schools.

Laude The Lady Elizabeth School is the international private school in the area and boasts a very high reputation. Laude School teaches pupils from nursery through to sixth form.

Colegio Publico Cap D’Or is a public infant and primary school in Moraira, perfect for younger children to immerse themselves in the language and the Spanish education system.

 


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Healthcare in Moraira

Having access to quality healthcare is vital when moving to a new home and Moraira has an impressive public health service as well as private healthcare options.

Hospitals

Policlinica Imed Teulada

Policlinica Imed Teulada is a private hospital that works with national and international insurance companies and offers multidisciplinary health services.

Address: Ctra. Nacional 332. Kilometro 181,5. Partida, el Pla, 03725

Contact: 966 81 74 04 or click here for more information

Doctors

International Clinic Moraira

International Clinic Moraira is a private centre that provides professional medical and nursing care in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. They also offer emergency appointments.

Address: Ctra. Moraira a Calpe, 124, 03724

Contact: 96 649 12 59 or click here for more information

Dentists

Clinica Dental Moraira

Doctor Antonio Sala, together with his team of collegiate dentists who specialise in hygiene and prevention of oral diseases, take care of your dental health in Moraira.

Address: Calle Tosqueres, 2 – 1ºB 03724

Contact: 96 574 43 34 or click here for more information

 


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Important contacts

 

Moving somewhere new is exciting but it’s important to know the contact information for the emergency services.

That´s why we have included information on important contacts when moving to Moraira.

Emergency services, including health, fire and police: 112

National police: 091

Local police: 092

 


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