Outdoor Pursuits

Perfectly positioned between the warm Mediteranean sea and majestic Alicante mountains, Moraira makes an ideal basecamp for lovers of all kinds of water and land-based outdoor activites. Whatever your sport, you´ll probably find you can practise it here in the sunshine. A short selection of our favourites is listed below.



The Alicante Mountains offer spectacular scenery and are something of a hidden gem of the region; as most visitors to the Costa Blanca are reluctant to leave the beach, walkers are likely to have the rugged limestone peaks, orchids, almond blossoms and golden eagles to themselves.

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Groomed greens in the sunshine

Moraira marks the mid-point in a swathe of golf-courses that skim the Costa Blanca.

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Somewhere...beyond the sea

The marina and Club Náutico de Moraira is a dominant feature on the Moraira sea front, and well worth a stroll whether or not you ever step foot on one of the dazzling white pleaure boats moored there.

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Scuba Diving

lots of fish life in the Med

The waters around Moraira offer pleasant scenic diving at relatively shallow depths (5-30m) Most require a boat but there is a fun shore dive to be had off El Portet beach.

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Other Watersports

not quite surfing,not quite kayaking - it´s standup paddleboarding!

In the summer, warm winds blow inland from the Mediterranean, making the Costa Blanca the perfect place for windsurfing or kitesurfing. However the seas are still warm and calm enough to enjoy kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), wakeboarding or just plain old swimming.

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Rock Climbing

limestone crags in the winter sun

Not our area of expertise, but by all accounts there’s excellent climbing to be had on the Costa Blanca, and Moraira is located right in the middle of a swathe of climb sites, including Penyon d’Ifach.

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Mountain Biking

four wheels good. Two wheels better

Wherever there are mountains, there are people trying to power up them on two wheels.

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