Moraira Teulada

Moraira is a town of the Costa Blanca in the Valencian Community. Located in the Spain map, in the northeast of the province of Alicante, in the region of Marina Alta. It counts with about 11,000 inhabitants and has two population centers. One of them is Teulada, located in the interior. The second one is Moraira, a small fishing village on the coast very influenced by tourism and located 4 kilometers from the first. 

Teulada Moraira is a small and very nice town with natural beaches, coves, rocky and sandy beaches; an old fishing village that has developed in the recent years, especially in the summer months as a popular touristic destination, but preserving itsoriginality. The castle on the beach is the emblem of the city.  

The distance between Moraira and Alicante is 77 kilometers, very easy to travel thanks to the AP-7 highway that conects them. And its not much further away from Valencia.

The Weather in Teulada-Moraira

The climate of this Town is practically equal to all the municipalities of the region of

the Marina Alta, in general, not very rainy during the year, hot in summer and not very cold and mild in winter. From the village you can see and witness the snowfalls that take place, only in winter in the Sierra de Bernia.

Things to do in Teulada-Moraira

The festivities are celebrated in honor of San Vicente Ferrer from Sunday following the Easter of Resurrection, in the months of April or May, according to the liturgical calendar, being the main day on Monday where the Procession of San Vicente stands out.

In addition you can enjoy spectacular fireworks, horseback riding and Heifers Moraira celebrates the festivities of Moors and Christians during the first fortnight of June.

Another party to be highlighted is the "Muscat" ;. It is celebrated every first Saturday of September commemorating that the town has famous vineyards, with the Muscatel grape, with which they make the great “Mistela”.

To enjoy your holidays in Moraira you can find a great variety of tourist services like hotels of every kind and price, estate agencies with incredible villas, enternaining activities like karting, restaurants and more.

What to see in Teulada-Moraira

Teulada-Moraira is a touristic town and one of its greatest attractions is the beach.

  1. Probably the most famous is the Playa del Portet, small and shell-shaped, sheltered by the peninsula of Cap D'or. From this beach, a simple route of hiking starts, through a natural landscape.
  2. At the foot of the Castle stretches the beach of  l 'Ampolla , the busiest beach of all, made of fine golden sand. The tranquility and quality of their waters and the proximity to the urban core of Moraira makes it a beach where you can find the best services. In its surroundings you can enjoy the Marjal del Senillar, wetland declared a Wildlife Reserve. 
  3. The Platgetes; Two small beach coves with clean water that alternate areas of fine sand and rock. They have an attractive walk-viewpoint with garden area andparking.  In it we find an access channel to the sea for small boats.
  4. Teulada and Moraira also has four quieter coves with transparent and Crystalline water that are called Cap Blanc, L'andragó, Pôrtitxol and Llebeig.

The historic center of the village, the so-called "Gothic walled Teulada, declared of cultural interest with the category of "Historical Set", presents unique characteristics in the Valencian Community.

 The area, popularly known as "la Vila", is the old walled town. Gifted of great beauty, harmony and regularity, dates from the time of Moors and Christians conquests, with extensions of the XVI and XVII centuries Buildings.  It also has buildings that belong to the Baroque and a few that belong to modernism. The fortified Church of Santa Catalina, the Hermitage of the Divina Pastora and the Jurats i Justicies Room (where the City Hall is housed) are the most relevant to this Historic Site.

Since 2011, it has a magnificent auditorium where numerous national and international shows are performed.

Finally we could visit the huge natural spaces that this area can offer us, such as the Cave of Rats or the Marjal del Senillar; without forgetting the coast fortifications like La Iglesia-Fortaleza de Santa Caterina, in connection with the Watchtower of the Cap d'Or and the Moraira Castle. Monuments that formed the exclusive system of protection against enemy assaults on their beaches.

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Gallery Moraira


Cala Andrago | Cap Blanc | Club Nautico | Platgetes | Playa de Ampolla | El Portet | Moraira - Centro | Teulada


Tourist Information

Tourist Info de Teulada·Moraira
Carr. Moraira-Calpe 8
03724 Moraira (Teulada)

Teléfono: 96 574 51 68
Email: teulada@touristinfo.net
Web: www.teulada-moraira.es


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