Whether you are looking for the perfect holiday or simply to find a new home, there are several reasons why living in Moraira can be a great idea. Firstly, the location of the town means that you can easily reach all areas of the Costa del Sol, including Alicante, Murcia, and Granada. Also, there are many amenities that are close by, including the K Sud dental and medical centre, the El Portet beach, restaurants, and bars.
El Portet beach
Located in the Costa Blanca region of Spain, El Portet beach is a popular place to enjoy the sun and sea. This beach is part of a large, sheltered bay. It is surrounded by a small promenade. There are many facilities available. It is ideal for water sports and for families with young children. It has soft, gentle sand.
El Portet has received the “Bandera Azul” (Blue Flag) which is awarded to beaches that meet high quality and safety standards. The beach is sheltered from strong winds by the cape known as the Cap d’Or. It also acts as a barrier from the north.
The beach is a flat, sandy area that is very popular for swimming and sunbathing. It is also ideal for paddle boarding. The water is crystal clear and there are several restaurants along the beach. There are also dozens of lifeguards on duty, who watch over the beach at all times.
K Sud Dental & Medical Centre
Located on the coast road between Calpe and Moraira is the K Sud Dental & Medical Centre. This British practice has a number of facilities ranging from cosmetic dentistry to a facial rejuvenation scheme. The practice has a state-of-the-art dental lab and a dedicated parking area. The site is also home to a cross-infection quality controlled medical centre.
Dr Karan Sud is a full-time dentist who has a flair for the cosmetic, but also has a nod to the old fashioned. He has been in business for just under three years and has not looked back since making the move from Scotland to the sunny climes of the Costa Blanca. He has been using the latest in dental technology to improve patient care and comfort. He has also introduced a number of new services into his arsenal including a dedicated oral surgeon and a gynecologist, not to mention the usual suspects such as dental hygienists and dental assistants.
Restaurants and bars
Despite its relatively small size, Moraira has a very diverse range of restaurants and bars. Some offer great food and others provide spectacular sea views. You can find a range of restaurants and bars to suit any budget and there’s a good selection of Spanish and international cuisine.
El Chimazo has excellent paellas. The restaurant also serves vegetarian options. The menu is full of other rice specialties. The restaurant has a stylish decor. You can enjoy the sea view from the patio.
The Cascade Cafe Bar has a very good reputation for providing quality food and service. The roof terrace provides an excellent view of the Mediterranean Sea. The cafe bar has a range of indoor and outdoor seating and wifi is available. It’s a good social spot for English people.
Options restaurant is a small, family run restaurant that offers a high quality meal experience. It’s open for dinner from 6pm Monday to Saturday. It has a full menu, including British and Italian dishes, as well as special dietary requirements. The staff are friendly and there’s a warm atmosphere.
Several festivals are held in Moraira during the summer. Some of the festivals are religious, while others are more secular. Some of the festivals are held in honor of the local saints. Some of the festivals include music and dance. The Fiesta Moros y Christianos is one of the most popular.
The Fiesta Moros y Christianos takes place on the second weekend of June. This festival celebrates the expulsion of Moors from Valencia by the Christians. It includes an extensive procession of both the Moors and Christians, a celebration of the crucifixion, a fireworks show and the blessing of a statue of the Virgin that is placed on the sea.
Another popular fiesta in Moraira is the Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen. The Virgen del Carmen is the patron saint of fishermen. The fiesta features a traditional procession, dancing and fireworks.
Another local festival is the Correfoc Carnival. The Carnival includes a costume parade and carrozas. It is followed by a gastronomic fair and a musical performance by the Platinum Orchestra.