Averages for Moraira in December

As expected, December is one of the coldest months in Moraira, Spain. The sun normally shines for at least 7 hours per day but be prepared for rain as there are on average 12 days of rainfall during the month. Around 40mm of rain falls throughout December with temperatures generally settling between 7 °C and 16 °C.

The daily average temperature for Moraira in December is around 12 °C and there's a 20% chance of a shower so pack a raincoat or umbrella just in case. The...

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  • Temperature Temperature 12°C 54°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 16°C 61°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 7°C 45°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 6 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 40 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 12 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16°C 61°F

Daily averages for Moraira

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
°C 14 13 13 14 14 13 13 14 13 12 12 13 12 13 12 11 12 13 12 12 13 13 11 12 11 12 11 12 12 12 12
°F 57 55 55 57 57 55 55 57 55 54 54 55 54 55 54 52 54 55 54 54 55 55 52 54 52 54 52 54 54 54 54

As expected, December is one of the coldest months in Moraira, Spain. The sun normally shines for at least 7 hours per day but be prepared for rain as there are on average 12 days of rainfall during the month. Around 40mm of rain falls throughout December with temperatures generally settling between 7 °C and 16 °C.

The daily average temperature for Moraira in December is around 12 °C and there's a 20% chance of a shower so pack a raincoat or umbrella just in case. The highest ever recorded temperature in December for Moraira is 26 °C with the lowest being 0°C. However, temperatures are usually within the averages for the month. The average sea temperature in December is normally around 16°C which generally feels cold for most to enjoy a swim or dip. The average humidity for the resort is 66% but it's very comfortable as the temperatures are milder and won't cause any fatigue or discomfort. You may want to visit the resort at this time of year as it's much quieter than in summer when tourism is at its peak. Take a look at the weather forecast here.

Christmas lights in Alicante

Christmas lights in Alicante

Where to stay

Spend your holiday season in Moraira in the Splash Finca Panoramica, an intimate villa on the outskirts of town.  This converted home has incredible views of the surrounding landscape for truly a one-of-a-kind views and pictures. The trip out to the resort over Spanish country roads are rough but the destination is worth it. Despite being a mountain base of Splash White Water Rafting and Adventure, it combines excellent accommodation with the best activities.

Alternatively, you may like the Casa Ligia Sabatera. This pet friendly accommodation has mountain views, equipped kitchen, outdoor pool, garden, barbeque and indoor heating. Prices are fairly affordable but you may need to book in advance.

Camping Moraira is an option that most will find intriguing. Located just five minutes from the local beach, this accommodation offers bungalows containing satellite TV, living room, private bathroom, kitchen and bedroom. A bakery and restaurant are both on site so you don't need to travel far for a bite to eat. The outdoor pool has underwater viewing windows which many will enjoy. A children's playground and diving will entertain little ones with free parking making it a bit easier for families. This establishment can get booked up fairly quickly even during the quieter months so it may be worth booking in advance if you're planning to stay here.

Enjoy fireworks over Alicante

Enjoy fireworks over Alicante

Things to do

Despite cooler temperatures, there are still ample opportunities to explore the Mediterranean Sea via kayak and snorkelling.  Many companies offer both which allow you to explore the rocky caves that are in the nature reserve of Montgo also known as La Cova Talla.  Once at the nature reserve, you can snorkel around the caves and enjoy refreshments provided by the excursion company.

One remarkable and less-travelled beach in Moraira is the Cap Blanc Beach.  This rocky beach is surrounded by staggeringly tall cliffs and gorgeous views.  The winding roads and paths that lead to the beach culminate in a ladder to help you climb in and out of the water.  Many people snorkel and scuba dive on this beach as well.

Restaurants and nightlife

There are a variety of great restaurants in Moraira. Gemisant Restaurante is one of the resorts most popular dining establishments and has an incredibly warm and inviting atmosphere. Found close to the centre of town, this restaurant has various international foods, including pizza, pasta and soups. The wine cellar is also stocked with a range of wines to compliment your meal.

For a taste of Indonesia, head to Restaurante Bajul. Situated in the heart of Moraira, this eatery serves freshly cooked Indonesian dishes. There is also a good vegetarian selection too. A selection of Spanish wines are served so you can enjoy a few drinks with your tasty meal.

For gourmet dining, you'll love Tribus. This restaurant is open all day to serve breakfasts, snacks and meals. Made with only fresh food, children are more than welcome here and can spend some time in the children's play area while mum and dad enjoy their food and drinks. Live acoustic music occurs every Saturday, however during the day you'll find it a great place to eat, drink and relax in the comfortable atmosphere. 

Dates to note

Christmas time in Spain is greeted by numerous markets and feasts, particularly in Alicante.  Moraira hosts a local market in the large square and there are modest processions and events held closer to Christmas time to celebrate the season.

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