Spain has long been one of the most popular overseas property destinations in the world. The climate in Spain is luxuriously temperate and all year sun is the norm in the south of Spain. This climate in part is responsible for a very Mediterranean pace of life, an abundance of healthy food products and excellent wines make living or even visiting Spain a pleasurable experience.
The British and the Germans are the biggest fans of southern Spain indeed there are whole towns that have become culturally British or German.
The Coastal towns remain the most popular with overseas property investors and with the downward pressure on house prices of recent years investors are coming back to Spain.
There are a variety of property types in Spain ranging from your typical Spanish Villa to seaside apartments, town house or more rustic dwellings.
The most popular locations for expatriate communities and the property they invest in include;
Costa Blanca property has long been popular with investors, as it has great rental possibilities with the high numbers of visitors that this area attracts every year. The most well known resort town is Benidorm.
The Capitol city is however Alicante and this is where the regions airport is located. The Costa Blanca attracts Millions of visitors every year, it has a fantastic and very reasonably priced bus service, this service runs between the towns and resorts, the Costa Blanca also has great tourist infrastructures. Property on the Costa Blanca will remain popular perhaps forever.
The property in Costa Brava tends to attract a slightly different type of investor in the same way as it attracts a different type of visitor. Perhaps the clue is in the name; the wild coast and it does indeed attract a more free spirited person. The Costa Brava does however have something fro everyone from wild parties to relaxing beach holidays. Costa Brava property offers great value to the savvy investor.
Costa del Sol
The Costa del Sol has the finest beaches in southern Europe and also perhaps the finest weather. Costa del Sol property is diverse both in style and price and it is possible to find something to fit the pockets of most overseas property searchers.
The principal city on the Costa del Sol is Malaga and here you will find the regions international airport. Millions of people visit the Costa del Sol and so a carefully bought property will always bring excellent returns.
By far the most famous city in the Costa Dorada area is Barcelona and this of course offers opportunities to visit this rich cultural city while enjoying a beach family holiday. The property in Costa Dorada offers exciting possibilities for the future as more Asian visitors look at combining cultural and family holidays. Costa Dorada property will become much sought after as this new tourist region develops.
All in all property in Spain offers great opportunities for almost everyone whether it is a holiday home, investment property, or a change of lifestyle.