Separate and complete 2 bedroom apartment set within a traditional Spanish villa (ground level, adjacent to pool). The villa is located in the sought after area of San Jaime on the Benissa coast, walking distance to the golf course (Ifach), supermarket and a wide choice of restaurants, and only a short drive to the town and beaches of Moraira. Property has a large drive for parking and room to turn vehicles around. There is a 8 x 4m swimming pool with hot shower and this is provided for your exclusive use during your stay combined with the garden and drive area with parking for 3 cars. The property is adjacent to a nature reserve and is very secluded. New open plan kitchen and eating space with a separate large lounge. Two fully tiled bathrooms with showers. Bedroom 1 has a double and bunk beds and Bedroom 2 - three single beds and therefore can accommodate large families or offer flexibility. Tiled flooring and air conditioning throughout. Free wifi and satellite television for UK.
The swimming pool (south facing) is completely private with many loungers and space to soak up the sun. Outside there is a shaded area (swing seat) and peaceful mature mediterranean garden and surroundings.
The main beach in Moraira (L’Ampolla) is sandy and popular with local residents and tourists.
Having said that there is a hidden gem just round the corner. It’s a little known beach area called El Portet.
Its almost like a Caribbean bay, the water is turquoise, the road to it is winding, the hills are alive with pine trees. the waters are very calm and safe for children. 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.
Do also check out Moraira’s other sandy beach Plagetes, and also the tiny rocky coves with clear blue water (L’Andragó, Punta Estrella and La Cala).
The Moraira valley is stunning. It is full of whitewashed villas, it’s very green with lots of pine trees.
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) and accessible in approx. 1 hour.
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 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, harbour-side fish restaurants and bars and best of all has still managed to preserve its Spanish character.
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.
Several large golf courses can be enjoyed within a few minutes drive from Moraira in addition to Golf Ifach (on the doorstep of this property) Javea, La Sella, Oliva Nova, Finestrat (Benidorm) and Alicante, all under an hour away.
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.
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.
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.
Moraira’s marina is very nice and swanky. This area contains some amazing restaurants, it’s a great area for eating outside. The main street is small and colourful with an excellent variety of local shops.
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.
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.
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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