Moraira Weather May Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Moraira in May
The tourist season finally begins in Moraira, Spain in May as the weather starts heat up. The sun normally shines for around 12 hours per day which helps to raise the temperature to around 23 °C. However, the lowest temperature you can expect is usually around 13°C which can feel a little chilly unless you wear a jacket. Those visiting the resort in May should take both beachwear and cover ups to be prepared for the weather.
The daily average temperature for Moraira in May is usually around 18 °C and but you can still expect a shower. The average rainfall for the month is around 52mm which generally equals a 17% chance of rain so you may experience showers during 9 days of the month. The highest ever recorded temperature in May for Moraira is a boiling 33 °C with the lowest being a mild 7°C. The average sea temperature in May is around 18°C which can feel refreshing when you take a quick dip. The average humidity for the resort is around 65% but it should feel fairly comfortable.
Moraira Hotels in May
The Orange House
Located just minutes away from Moraira, the Orange House is a lovely, unique bed and breakfast hotel for tourists. The Orange House offers introductory courses to hiking and climbing sports and has a reputation for being a favourite with travellers who enjoy late night drinking and revelry. Offering accommodation featuring double en-suite rooms or bunk bed rooms, the house contains a lounge, dining room and bar with real fire, fully fitted inside and outside kitchens, Wi-Fi, large library with books and magazines, barbecue, swimming pool, slack line and secure car park. Activity holidays can be tailored towards any party to make your holiday that little bit more exciting.
Caballito De Mar
If you're after more of the traditional type of hotel than the Caballito De Mar might be for you. Situated in the hills near to the village of Moraira, this establishment has rooms with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, TV, DVD player, private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, garden, terrace or one of the many activities the hotel has to offer like table tennis or hiking.
Beaches in Moraira in May
If you're looking for an exhilerating adventure, head down to La Cala beach. It's a small beach with lovely clear waters, but is rocky and difficult to access. You can get to this beach by boat, so if this is possible, be very aware of the days weather conditions, tide times, and make sure you not only tell someone you will be there, but also make sure you have a mobile phone signal, just in case. You can also access it by walking along a perilous cliff, which takes about 3 and a half hours, so this is not advised.
Bars and Restaurants
Meson El Refugio
Those looking to experience delicious food should visit the Meson El Refugio. Located in the centre of Moraira and close to the harbour, this restaurant offers traditional Spanish dishes like tapas. There is an a la carte and a choice of set menus to choose from. The a la carte menu offers a range of dishes, including paella, seafood and meats. Starters include salads, soups or tapas while main courses include prawns, lobster, fish, pork, steaks and chicken. Set menus feature three courses of either salad, swordfish, soup or pork chops. A variety of wines are also available to compliment your food.
Venue Bar and Grill
If a combination of a bar and restaurant is more your thing then opt for the Venue Bar and Grill. This popular establishment serves a range of homemade food to satisfy your appetite. A speciality of burgers is what Venue Bar and Grill is well known for but you can also try other dishes too. You can enjoy your meal inside or outside on the terrace. If you just fancy a drink then a range of beers and wines will quench your thirst. You can look forward to live entertainment too as acts regularly perform here to entertain the crowds.
Things to do in Moraira in May
Cap D'or Lookout Tower
If you're searching for things to do in Moraira then survey the beautiful scenery of Costa Blanca from the Cap D'or Lookout Tower. This tower is located on one of the highest points in Moraira and offers outstanding views. At 35 feet tall, the tower has a rope ladder on the inside to climb to the top. Originally built as a lookout tower to protect the town from pirates, it's the perfect location to take a few snaps on your camera or smartphone.
Close to the Cap D'or Tower is the El Portet stretch of beach. This award winning stretch of sandy beach is surrounded by rising hills and homes as well as excellent cafes. It's perfect for spending a relaxing afternoon with either a cocktail or coffee overlooking the beach front views. A lifeguard is on duty during the day so it's ideal for children to take a splash in the sea.
To help you decide what to do with the your time in Moraira, take a look at the weather forecast here.
Dates to note
Spain celebrates the Cruces de Mayo or May Crosses in the middle of the month. Towns are decorated in crosses and flowers and locals celebrate with music, dancing and parties.