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Moraira Beaches

As with all coastal resorts, the Moraira beaches lie within the town limits. Hereunder you will find the most prominent ones. When enjoying the Mediterranean and the beaches in summer, you need to protect your skin against sunburn. Please read more on the subject here.

Playa del Portet

The Cap d’Or peninsula shelters the fine sandy beach of Playa del Portet, which boasts crystal clear waters. This small, shell-shaped beach, and its promenade with bars and restaurants, is a magnificent place for enjoying a peaceful swim, exploring the underwater environment or doing some kayaking.

The starting point of a symbolic hiking route to the Cap d’Or watchtower and the plant micro-reserve that shares its name, begins here. It is also the starting point on the coastal lookout point route, a walk which runs along the coast. Semi-urban beach edged by a pleasant seafront promenade. This busy beach is around 300 metres long and 10 metres wide. It is mostly covered in fine sand, although there is a rocky area too. There is a ramp for launching small boats.

Summer services:
lifeguards, surveillance, foot showers, WC, walkways, car park, canoes, restaurants.

Playa de l’Ampolla

The l’Ampolla beach, at the foot of the castle, the busiest and largest urban beach in the municipality, is covered with fine golden sand. With peaceful, warm water and proximity to the town centre of Moraira, this  cosmopolitan beach offers superior services. It is bordered by the Marjal del Senillar, a coastal wetland which has been declared a Wildlife Reserve. A popular urban beach. It is 250 metres long and 30 metres wide.
Summer Services: lifeguards, surveillance, WC, walkways, sun loungers and parasols, pedal boats, sports equipment, children’s playground and restaurant.
Accesible Beach:  Services for disabled users such as amphibious chairs, special walkways to the shore, dressing rooms, WC…

Playa Platgetes

Two small coves with clean water, with both rocky areas and fine sand flanked by an attractive seafront promenade and look-out point and a landscaped area and car park.
Semi-urban beach around 200 metres long and 20 metres wide. This is a popular beach. There is a ramp for launching small boats.
Summer services: lifeguards, surveillance, foot showers, WC, walkways, parasols, seafront promenade-lookout point

Playa de Cap Blanc

This stunningly attractive, peaceful spot is ideal for diving and fishing, relaxing in the sun or swimming. Its waters, which can be rough, highlight the beautiful rocks being polished by the eternal lapping of the waves. This small, undeveloped rocky cove is 200 metres long and eight metres wide and is a peaceful place. The surrounding cliffs are part of the ‘Sites of Community Importance’ established by the European Commission’s Natura 2000 initiative. Bird spotters will find this a good place for spotting birds like the northern gannet, the European shag and several types of seagull. Access to the cove is via an amazing balcony with views over the Mediterranean.

Playa de l’Andragó

This rocky cove with its deep, clear waters are perfect for scuba diving and fishing. One of the network of lookout points, this attractive spot affords one of the most frequently photographed coastal landscapes.It is 150 metres long and 10 metres high. It is a quiet beach.

Summer services: lifeguards, lookout point, restaurants, car park