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We publish an article every week with insider’s tips, local events, recommendations and more.

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Iain & Léonie

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Turn inquiries into bookings

7 tips to turn inquiries into bookings When was the last time you checked your conversion rate on Airbnb or Booking ? By that I mean, from all the inquiries you receive how many actually convert into bookings ? If you find that your conversion rate is low, then this...

10 tips for great holiday rental pictures

9 tips for great holiday rental pictures Did you know that guests spend an average of only 9.5 seconds on a listing before switching to the next one ? This means you have a limited amount of time to convince these clients to stay on your advert and to book it. Making...

Tourism Legislation for Holiday rentals in Valencia

Tourism Legislation for Holiday rentals in Valencia  New Tourism legislation, licences, Cedulas, complaints books etc....being a holiday rental owner comes with many obligations and responsibilities and we know it can be quite confusing. Don't worry, we're here...

December in Moraira

DECEMBER IN MORAIRA   2019 is coming to an end and it's time for us to write our last "What's on in Moraira ?" article of the year. December is one of the quietest month of the year in Moraira but there are still many activities and Christmas festivities on all...

Daytrips from Moraira : Guadalest

Castell de Guadalest is a small mountain village nestled  in the Guadalest valley, just 50 min away from Moraira. This is a beautiful day trip to take when you're tired of the beach and want a change of scenery. The beautiful views, turquoise water and quirky museums...

September in Moraira

SEPTEMBER IN MORAIRA   September in Moraira is one of our favorite time of the year ! After a hectic month of August, it feels like everything slows down before  the autumn months. Temperatures are much more enjoyable than in the height of summer and everywhere...

Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Moraira

Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Moraira   Enjoying your holiday and finding some decent vegan and vegetarian food in Moraira doesn't have to be mission impossible ! Many local restaurants are now catering to vegans and vegetarians and there are even specialized...

10 Valencian dishes you need to try

10 must-try dishes from the Valencia area   There is so much more to Moraira and the Marina Alta than beautiful beaches. The area has a rich history influenced by Moorish invasions and migration from North Africa. This is reflected in its gastronomy so today...

What’s on in August in Moraira ?

AUGUST IN MORAIRA   There are so many things on in August in Moraira : Concerts and Jazz Festivals, Food markets and Medieval Fiestas, outdoor cinema etc.  Take a look at our "What's on in August in Moraira" Post :03 August 2019Flower Power Fiesta - Moraira20h on...

Marina Alta : Off the beaten track

Marina Alta : Off the beaten track   There is so much more to Moraira and the Marina Alta than beautiful beaches.   The area's history and culture is extremly rich and has a lot to offer to architecture and art enthusiasts. Today we want to take you on a little...

Health and Safety Tips in Moraira

Health and Safety in Moraira Moraira is a peaceful little town and the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday with your family. Accidents are rare and crime rates are very low. It is nonetheless important to be aware of some issues that could spoil your holiday....

What’s on in Moraira in July ?

MORAIRA IN JULY   July is a busy month in Moraira ! Moraira is hosting its annual Patron Saint Fiestas with beautiful firework displays, live music and many activities. Take a look at our "What's on in Moraira in July Program" :01 July 2019Moors and Christians...

Our tapas guide

  Did you know that June 16th is International Tapas Day ? Today we want to introduce you to some of our favorite Spanish tapas so you can enjoy them during your holiday in Moraira. Which one will be your favorite ?   What are Spanish tapas ? Tapas comes...

Breakfast in Moraira – our favorite places

Breakfast in Moraira - Javea   There's not better way to start the day in Moraira than with a nice breakfast in the sun. We're usually quite busy during the week but on the week-ends we like to slow down and have a "proper" breakfast. There are many different...

Moors and Christians Festival in Moraira

If you are visiting Moraira in June, you are in luck ! The city hosts its biggest Fiesta of the Year : The Moors and Christians Festival.     Officially the celebration lasts for three days : The Conquista, The Reconquista and the Grand Parade. However the...

What’s on in June ?

June is an exciting month to visit Moraira. The Moors and Christians Festival takes place at the beginning of the months and it's the biggest fiesta of the Year ! Take a look at our "What's on in Moraira in June Program" :07-16 June 2019Moors and Christians Festival -...

Beaches in Javea

Javea, Moraira's neighbor, is a fantastic coastal town with many little calas and beaches to choose from. Many are not as accessible as Moraira's beaches but they are worth the extra effort. Today we are taking on a little tour of our favorite beaches in Javea ! For...

Travel inspiration : Javea

Here at HMR Holidays we believe that often, a picture says more than a thousand words. Today we want to inspire you to visit Javea, Moraira's neighbor town,  with a selection of our favorite pictures. Take a look! See our similar post on Moraira here.  OUR FAVORITE...

How to order coffee in Spain

Ordering coffee in Spain can be quite confusing if you are not used to the local terminology. Can't tell the difference between cafe manchado, cafe solo, bombon etc ? Then take a look at our guide : How to order coffee in Spain.The ClassicsCafe Solo is as close as you...

What’s on in May ?

May is one of our favorite months in Moraira. The sea is getting warmer, the sun is shining and it looks a lot like summer!  The weather is now perfect for a hike ( see our post here) or to enjoy local outdoor events. We have put together a little list of events in...

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