August Weather Averages for Moraira
What's the weather like in Moraira in August?
August Daily Averages for Moraira
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What's the weather like in Moraira in August?
Summer lingers well into August in Moraira, Spain and the sun shines for 12 hours per day as temperatures hit a peak. Tourism beings many visitors to the area so be prepared for busy beaches. Temperatures normally settle between 21 °C and 29 °C and you can expect 42mm of rainfall during four days of the month. The 7% chance of rain normally amounts to a very light shower or slight drizzle. Take a look at the weather forecast to help you pack the right clothes!
The daily average temperature for Moraira in August is around 25 °C. This is perfect weather for those that love to sunbathe or play a water sport. The highest ever recorded temperature in August for Moraira is 39 °C with the lowest being 13°C. The average sea temperature in August is normally around 26°C and most people feel comfortable enough to enjoy a swim in the ocean to cool off from the heat. The average humidity for the resort is around 67% meaning it's likely to feel humid due to the high temperatures. It's recommended to drink lots of water to keep hydrated and ensure you don't spend too much time in the direct sun by taking regular breaks. Apply a high SPF all over your skin to protect you from sunburn.
Hotels in Moraira in August
Just a few kilometres away from Moraira is the picturesque accommodation of the Hospes Amerigo. This modern hotel has a convenient location and amenities, including complementary massages and appetising breakfast. It's easy to explore Moraira or other towns nearby due to where it situated but what's most impressive is the hotel itself. This beautiful, elegant building offers striking views of Alicante Cathedral and boasts a free rooftop spa with gym, sauna and pool. Each room has a TV and free Wi-Fi so you can keep up to date with what's popular on the internet and your social media accounts. Every room also has silk paintings that emphasise the magnificent décor. The hotel restaurant has gourmet cuisine to feast on with a lobby bar offering light meals for a quick snack. The rooftop lounge bar is the perfect place to unwind for the day and cool off by the pool. Children are highly welcomed so regardless of whether you want to stay as a family or are in a smaller party, this accommodation is one that will suit all.
Beaches in Moraira in August
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.
Bars and Restaurants
The Olive Tree Restaurant
Those searching for a bite to eat should stop by The Olive Tree Restaurant. This popular eatery offers a high quality dining experience that isn't too pricey. Here, you can have a meal with the family, intimate dinner or group booking. The British owned restaurant is just a short drive from the centre of town and boasts an impressive menu with modern international cuisine. Take a pick from either fish dishes, beef, vegetable based meals or lamb. For desert, you can choose from a range of treats, including crumble, cheesecake and sorbet.
Cafe Del Mar
For a drink or two, head to Café Del Mar. This bar and restaurant is right by the sea and is based over two levels. This modern establishment has both open and covered terraces, chill out music and a calming atmosphere to enjoy your beverages in. The restaurant is separated from the main bar so even if you want to have something to eat first, you can then sit down outside and have a drink while you take in the stunning views.
Things to do in Moraira in August
If you want to enjoy the warm weather of the region at sea then there are numerous options to rent catamaran and sail on the Mediterranean. Though the cost can be quite steep, it's an amazing day out and gives you the chance to view the Alicante landscape from a different perspective. Drinks, snacks and diving equipment are all included so you can enjoy diving, sunbathing on board or in the nets.
If you would prefer to sunbathe and unwind on the beach then visit the Playa Platgetes. This award winning beach, just south of Moraira has fine golden sand and clear waters. As it's slightly off of a beaten path it tends to be not as crowded as other beaches in the area so you can relish the scenic views without being disturbed too much.
Dates to note
August brings many heritage and agricultural festivals to the region. In early August, a Medieval Fiesta and Market is set up in nearby Teulada where travellers can enjoy traditional wares, food, crafts and performances. The Fiesta of Moscatel also occurs and celebrates local grape farmers with grape and wine tastings held throughout the area.
August events in Moraira
La Fiesta de Moscatell
30th August 2018 to 31st August 2018
La Fiesta de Moscatell is held in Teulada at the end of August. This equates to a "Harvest Thanksgiving". and the name applies to the type of grape, which is grown in the area and goes into the making of "Mistela" wine. A one-evening event is held at the Plaza de la Ermita de San Vicente Ferrer and entails a public procession, music, and dancing to disco music - and of course virtually unlimited supplies of the season's produce!