Rainy days in Moraira - What to do ?

Even though Moraira enjoys up to 310 sunny days per year, we do sometimes get rainy days in Moraira!

As Moraira is primarily a beach resort you may think that your best option is to stay at your villa to binge some Netflix….BUT there are many options other than the beach available in the area.Who knows? You might actually discover a new side of the Costa Blanca ! Take a look at our “Rainy Days in Moraira” Guide

All the information provided below could be subjected to changes due to local fiestas and COVID etc, we always recommend to call ahead to make sure the place is opened! 

 

Cinema Jayan – Javea 

Cinema Jayan is a charming little cinema in the Marina area in Javea that shows movies in both Spanish and English. It has been opened for over 50 years now and has been renovated in 2018. They usually show 2-3 movies a day (there is only one cinema room.) We love the old school ticket booth and the fact that you have an intermission. 

Where?  Calle Santísimo Cristo del Mar, 14, Javea

When?  From 17h-23h Every day

How much?  6€ adults – 4€ children

Website : http://www.cinejayan.com/en/inde.html

Go Wine tasting – Lliber

Embark on a delightful journey through the world of wine with the Pepe Mendoza family,  try their wine tasting and vineyard visit. An immersive experience, exploring the rich flavors and captivating stories behind these carefully crafted local wines. The tasting includes some delicious nibbles (ham and cheese boards) 

Where?  Pepe Mendoza Winery 

When? Monday to Friday : 10-18h ( book ahead)

How much?  25€ a head 

Website: CLICK HERE

Relax at a spa – Calpe, Javea etc

Nothing like getting pampered to brighten your mood, especially when the weather is bad. There are many different options for spas and massages around Moraira, here are a few : 

  • AR Diamante Calpe (our favorite) : more info here 
  • Hotel La Sella SPA : more info here 
  • Quirobeautique in Calpe : more info here
  • Suitopia Hotal Spa in Calpe : more info here
  • Hotel Ritual de Terra, Javea : more info here

Get a massage – Morair

Indulge in a rejuvenating Thai massage retreat and experience the ancient healing techniques of Thailand. Treat yourself to a blissful escape where skilled therapists use a combination of stretching, acupressure, and rhythmic movements to relieve tension, improve flexibility, and promote overall well-being. 

Where?  Centro Historico Benissa

When? Monday to Friday : 10h-20h

How much?  from 50€

Website: https://www.moonmassagemoraira.es/ 

Go Beer & Gin tasting – Benissa

Not a wine drinker ? No problem ! Swap the tinto for some delicious beer or gin at our local brewery Brouwhoeve. They organise a fantastic beer tasting experience with complimentary tapas and it’s a great way to pass the time when the weather gets bad. 

  • Where ? Industrial park Benissa
  • When ? Mon to Fri
  • How much ? 25€
  • Website : https://brouwhoeve.es/en/

 Visit the chocolate museum – Villajoyosa

Did you know that the well-known Spanish chocolate brand Valor was created in the area in 1881? This mouth-watering museum tells the story of this emblematic brand and shows how their chocolate is made. Great gift shop too!

Where? Villa Joyosa

When? Monday – Saturday 10:00 a 19:00

How much?  FREE

Website: https://www.valor.es/en/chocolate-museum/

 

 Casa Museo Abargues – Benissa

This 18th-century noble house in the heart of Benissa’s old town will take you back in time! Step into the 18th century and discover how people were living back then. This is a perfect excuse to drive up to Benissa and stroll its charming little alleys.

Where?  Centro Historico Benissa

When? Tuesday to Friday : 11h-13h

How much?  FREE

Website: https://en.benissa.net/ver/1238/casa-museo-abargues.html

Go bowling – Benidorm

Organize a thrilling Bowling Battle Royale where teams compete for the highest score and the ultimate victory. Gather your friends, split into teams, and let the strikes and spares determine the champions. 

Where? Benidorm

When? Monday – Thrusday 16-00 a 00:00 – Friday to Sun 11:00 – 01:00

How much?  from 5€

Website:https://www.ozonebowling.com/en/ozonebenidorm/ 

 

 Shop ´till you drop – Denia

A bit of retail never killed nobody ! Update your wardrobe in one of the local shopping centers.

Where? 

  • Portal la Marina – Ondara INFO
  • Portal la Marina – Benidorm INFO

 

Visit the toy Museum – Denia

This little Toys Museum has a good collection of toys and dolls from the beginning of the century and the 50´s and 60´s and can be enjoyed by both adults and children.

Where? Denia Calle Calderón

When ? from 10:00h to 13h00 and 17:00 h to 20h00

How much?  FREE

Website? http://www.denia.net/museo-del-juguete

 

Cuevas de las Calaveras  – Benidoleig

These pre-historical caves were inhabited more than 50.000 years ago and they are now open to the public. The name “Cueva de las Calaveras”, which translates to “Skulls Cave”, was apparently given to the place after Moorish King Ahli Moho tried to hide in the Caves with his 150 concubines and servants but got slaughtered by the Spanish Army. 

Where? Benidoleig

When ?  9:00h to 19:00 h

How much?  3.90€ adults – 2€ children

Website? http://www.cuevadelascalaveras.com/

 

Go on a daytrip – Valencia, Alicante

Head to the big cities, which offer so mny more indoor activites for rainy days in Moraira. Our favorite is Valencia but Alicante also has so much to offer. 

 

 Valencia – HERE

Alicante – coming soon 

 

See some art – Denia, Javea

The Marina Alta has a rich history and a dynamic art scene with many small museums and galleries. Perfect for art lovers. 

  •  La Casa del Cable – Javea   More infor here 
  • Etnographic Museum in Javea – More info here         
  • Museum of fine Arts in Valencia – More info here
  • Science Museum in Valencia – More info here 

 

 

 

The vintage car Museum – Guadalest

Car enthusiasts will love this place. Nestled in the stunning  Guadalest Valley (which is absolutely worth a visit ) this vintage car museum has been created by car aficionado Ricardo Fracés Seguí and boasts an impressive collection of vintage vehicles.

Where? Guadalest

When ? from 10:30 to 19h30

How much? 3€

Website: http://www.museovehiculosguadalest.com/en

 

 Terra Natura Zoo  – Benidorm

Perfect for families! This zoo is only 30 minutes away from Moraira and will make a great day trip for families with young children.

Where? Foia del Verdader, 1 03502 Benidorm

When ? de 10:30h a 19:00 h

How much? from 21€

Website? CLICK HERE

 

 Learn to do pottery – Moraira

Unleash your creativity with a pottery and ceramics workshop with Pottery Shed! 

Join this workshop to learn hand-building, molding, and sculpting techniques. From vases to sculptures, explore the world of clay. Beginners and experienced artists welcome. Let your imagination take shape today!

Contact Nieves : +34-676686020 (English and Spanish)

     

     

     

      Visit one of the best aquariums in Europe – Valencia 

    Embark on a mesmerizing aquatic adventure at one of Europe’s premier aquariums. Prepare to be captivated by breathtaking dolphin shows that showcase the incredible intelligence and agility of these magnificent creatures. Marvel at the grace and beauty of belugas as they glide effortlessly through the water, captivating visitors with their charm. Immerse yourself in a vibrant bird sanctuary, where a colorful array of avian species enchant with their melodies and vibrant plumage.

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      Cinema Jayan – Javea 

      Cinema Jayan is a charming little cinema in the Marina area in Javea that shows movies in both Spanish and English. It has been opened for over 50 years now and has been renovated in 2018. They usually show 2-3 movies a day (there is only one cinema room.) We love the old school ticket booth and the fact that you have an intermission. 

      Where?  Calle Santísimo Cristo del Mar, 14, Javea

      When?  From 17h-23h Every day

      How much?  6€ adults – 4€ children

      Website : http://www.cinejayan.com/en/inde.html

      Go Wine tasting – Lliber

      Embark on a delightful journey through the world of wine with the Pepe Mendoza family,  try their wine tasting and vineyard visit. An immersive experience, exploring the rich flavors and captivating stories behind these carefully crafted local wines. The tasting includes some delicious nibbles (ham and cheese boards) 

      Where?  Pepe Mendoza Winery 

      When? Monday to Friday : 10-18h ( book ahead)

      How much?  25€ a head 

      Website: CLICK HERE

      Relax at a spa – Calpe, Javea etc

      Nothing like getting pampered to brighten your mood, especially when the weather is bad. There are many different options for spas and massages around Moraira, here are a few : 

      • AR Diamante Calpe (our favorite) : more info here 
      • Hotel La Sella SPA : more info here 
      • Quirobeautique in Calpe : more info here
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      • Hotel Ritual de Terra, Javea : more info here