Moraira Beaches

Moraira is a small, upmarket Spanish town located on the stunning Mediterranean coastline of the mountainous, North-Eastern tip of the Costa Blanca.

Beaches in Moraira, Costa Blanca

The town itself has pleasantly blossomed from a quaint, fishing village to an up and coming holiday destination, famed for its average of 325 days of sun a year, pristine, picture perfect beaches and unspoilt scenery. Crisp, turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches create the perfect holiday no matter who or what you are looking for, Moraira has a beach to suit any requirements. With two beaches having achieved the prestigious EEC Blue Flags for cleanliness and safety and the blend of water sports, coves to explore, post-card-esque surroundings to photograph and beautiful spaces to relax in, Moraira has a beach for you to enjoy.

Portet Beach

El Portet beach is known as the hidden gem of Moraira. Akin to a tropical, Caribbean bay. A winding, unassuming road takes you there, lined by palm trees. Upon arrival you are met with perfect turquoise, calm waters contrasting against the soft, white sand. The warm, clean water, under the watchful eyes of lifeguards and relaxing ambience makes this the perfect beach for taking young children. Although there are a lot of steps so perhaps not suitable for babies in pushchairs or those are not able bodied. It should also be noted that this beach marks the starting point of a hiking route for those interested in gentle activity.

El Portet, Moraira Beach

Platgetes Beach

Platgetes beach is essentially two small coves, divided by rocky shelves, ideal for an adventure to see what you can find in and around the rockpools or for a pleasant paddle across soft sands as the shallow water gently circles around your feet. Looking out from the shore you will see the imposing cliffs of La Mola, looming towards the East, this view accompanied by the fishing boats bobbing up and down in the water make this look rather like a postcard from all angles. This beach tends to be much quieter than many other beaches around Moraira and is often frequented by locals. Naturist swimming is also permitted here.

Cala Moraig

This protected, stony beach has earned itself the title of being one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca with crisp water, as clear as rain and en route to steep, tumbling hills, rocky routes and cliffs to explore. One of the many attractions of Cala Moraig are its water sports availability – sailing, snorkelling, hiking, scuba diving and so many more with a nudist beach nearby too.

Cala Portitxolet

Between the hustle bustle of local, village life and the screams of excitement of the more popular beaches, lies Cala Portitxolet, offering a peaceful alternative for those wanting to go off the beaten track to somewhere totally wild and unspoilt. With a few romantic restaurants dotted here and there, the insider, local feel and the fishing boats and quintessential "barracas” (houses) characterise the bay's scenery and provide a welcome break for couples, solo travellers seeking some respite and peace. Due to the tranquillity this beach typically offers, the marine life for snorkellers or divers will not disappoint!


Another haven for discovering marine life, the crystalline waters at the romantic cove of Andrago offers unparalleled views of the cost with its attractive viewing platform overlooking the site. This cove is essentially a blend of huge stones, eroded and sculpted by the waves the lap against them each day and night.


Ampolla beach consists of fine sand which shelves gently and has peaceful waters, perfect for families. This is the largest beach and the closest to the city centre so naturally, it hums with the buzz of activity from locals and tourists alike. This cosmopolitan beach is nested at the foot of the Castle and contrasts against mountainous areas littered with tropical treas. Ampolla beach has just the right sprinkling of activities – volleyball nets, climbing apparatus, a picnic area, a restaurant and even a trickling stream leading to the sea for young swimmers and sand castle building.

Cala Cap Blanc

The cliffs of Cap Blanc are part of the Natura 2000 European Network of Sites of Community Interest and a good place to observe local animals and sea birds. The beach itself is tricky to access but worth the effort. It’s rugged beauty and rich wildlife make this cove the ideal escape from the buzz of many other areas in Moraira, directly juxtaposing the nearby, Ampolla. Cala Cap Blanc is renowned for its diving and snorkelling due to the undisturbed waters, hosting flora and fauna.

Cala Llebeig

Cala Llebeig is a cove formed by the mouth of the ravine of the Widow. It’s a very remote spot, reachable only by boat or on foot with un-interrupted, panoramic sea views. Accessible through a steep path beginning in the residential area with the same name. Cala Llebeig enjoys half intensity sea breezes, making this area perfect for kite flying and wind surfing. It’s a very isolated slot, with the landscape scattered with "barracas” – fisherman’s houses, so typical of the Moraira area. Descending the precipitous climb down to this beach, it becomes evident why fishermen historically found refuge in this calm, desolate beach so perfect for avoiding the crowds.

La Cala

Although La Cala is a beach of modest size, its very popular with swimmers and snorkellers, exploring the marine life – from first timers to those with lots of experience. It is accessible by boat or, walkers, hikers or those who would just like an adventure or a bit of activity, can take the walking trail from the picture perfect, Portet Beach.