With 5,000 kilometres of coastline and some of the finest Blue Flag beaches in Europe, Spain is an ideal location for a holiday home or second home benefiting from year-round sunshine boasting fabulous countryside, culture and cuisine. The Costa Brava has one of the highest concentrations of Michelin-starred chefs in Spain, not to mention the superb locally produced wines. With some of the world’s most vibrant cities, like Barcelona with its architectural style, Madrid with its culture, boutiques, delis and cafes, Valencia with its Art Nouveau buildings and Mediterranean exuberance and Seville rich in history and famous for its flamenco and orange trees you are spoiled for choice. Whether you are looking for family fun, relaxation, or an early retirement Spain offers it all.
The excellent health service and education are huge plus points.
With the more popular coastal resorts of Costa del Sol, Costa Almeria and Costa Blanca and towns such as Torrevieja, Villamartin, Playa Flamenca, Cabo Roig, Andalusia, Mijas Costa, San Pedro, Estepona, Marbella and Algorfa offering a range of apartments and villas both modern and character to suit all buyers of second homes and investment properties in Spain.
The Costa Blanca is a firm favourite for holiday home buyers with over 300 days of sunshine every year. Flights operate all year round at Alicante airport. The Costa Blanca has a mixture of traditional fishing villages like Javea and more lively larger resorts such as Benidorm. Moraira is a popular resort with house hunters situated between the sea and the mountains.
Mallorca the largest of the Balearic Islands has a chic, vibrant atmosphere all year round. Palma which is rich in culture boasts some of the finest boutiques and restaurants. Beachfront properties here are sought after and command high prices. Resorts such as Pollensa and Cala D’or are more affordably priced.
The fashionable island of Ibiza with its famous residents and extravagant parties is in great demand.
Menorca has a much slower pace of life to its neighbouring islands of Mallorca and Ibiza and tends to appeal to foreign buyers of holiday homes or investment properties. There is no shortage of beautiful beaches and coastal villages.
With its group of seven islands situated off the coast of North Africa year round warmth makes these islands a popular location for a second home. Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura are the larger islands with El Hierro, La Gomera and La Palma being much smaller and less populated.