Sitting on the Costa Blanca, in the Alicante area of Spain, can be found the charming village of Moralet. This typical Spanish settlement is located less than an hour away from Alicante and all that this great city has to offer. This will provide you with the opportunity to either chill out completely in your own private self catering casa, or take the short journey that will permit you to be in the thick of all the action. Casas in Moralet are typically rustic and charming, and indeed, some may even come with their very own private pool.
Moralet is hardly a sprawling metropolis, but this is actually the main attraction of the village. There are a few activities available in and around Moralet and these include mountain biking, more leisurely cycling, swimming, tennis, volley ball, quad bike riding, horse riding, jogging, fishing and there are quite a few excellent golf courses in the area for you to enjoy. Your holidays in Moralet will be inland from the Mediterranean coast, but no more than an hour away, and this provides plenty of scope for all the members of your travelling party.
As your holidays in Moralet will be spent so close to the city of Alicante, you must find some time to spend here. The city is located alongside the Mediterranean Sea and there are a number of good beaches to be enjoyed here. For more tranquillity, head to El Palmeral Park. This is a perfect spot to take the kids in your party, as there are children’s playgrounds, nature trails and picnic areas to be enjoyed here. Other popular attractions in Alicante include The Castle of Santa Barbara, The Basilica of Santa Maria and Gravina Palace. There are also some good museums to catch whilst you are in Alicante and The Archaeological Museum has actually won awards for its exhibits. The Gravina Museum of Fine Arts is another venue where you can gain a closer appreciation of the culture of this part of Spain.
For your holidays in Moralet, you can expect to enjoy a Mediterranean climate. This means that the summers will be hot and relatively dry, often with temperatures venturing well into the thirties degrees Celsius. Winters are considerably more mild than what can be expected in the UK, temperatures average between 9 and 14 degrees Celsius. Rainfall in this part of Spain is not high and averages out at around 15 inches per year.
To make the most of your holidays in Moralet, you will need to book your flights to and from Alicante Airport (ALC). You are quite literally spoilt for choice when it comes to the number of airlines operating to this destination and the airports in the UK you can depart from. Airlines include Jet2, Ryanair, Flybe, Thomas Cook Airways, Thomson Airways and Monarch. Fly from nearly every major airport in the UK: from Exeter (EXT) to East Midlands (EMA) and Edinburgh (EDI).