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

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?  25€

Website: https://casaagricola.es/

Get pampered – Denia, Calpe

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 : 

  • 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

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 shopping – 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

 

Toys 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 see some art – Denia,Javea etc

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 

 

 

 

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

 

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