The climate, the scenery and the quality of life is what makes it one of the best places to buy a property in Europe, whether as a holiday home, a second home, an investment property or for people looking to make a permanent move.
An average of 320 days of sunshine per year and easy access by air, rail and road gives it an advantage over long-haul destinations. Statistically the Costa del Sol is one of the safest places to live in Europe, making it a safe environment for families. Popular with foreign residents from all over the world, English is widely spoken and there is an excellent selection of international, private and local schools if you are planning on bringing your children out here to live.
The Costa del Sol has been Spain’s most popular destination since the late 1950s when air travel made it accessible to the masses for the first time. Many loved it so much they never left. You will already know about the gorgeous climate, the endless rounds of golf, good food and of course the beaches, but look closer and you can still find traditional elements of Andalusian life and culture.
Much of its 200 km coastline is home to resorts like Torremolinos and Fuengirola which have now developed into busy tourist meccas with a permanent population of around 1.5 million. Local authorities have invested heavily in the streets and promenades and there are an amazing 23 blue flag beaches.
The Costa del Sol has everything you need to enjoy your leisure time; great beaches, plenty of facilities for water sports, abundant golf courses, beautiful scenery and a varied selection of restaurants, bars and shops. Whether you are looking to buy an apartment in a tourist resort or a country house in a white village, the Costa del Sol is where you will find an amalgam of cultures and lifestyles.
You’ll find a huge array of properties, from luxurious villas to cool apartments. The region also has excellent provision for your health and education needs. And did we mention the beaches? There are over 100km for you to explore!
Maybe our area guide can already put you on the right track.