Are you considering a move to Spain? Or would you like to buy a second, third, or fourth residence for you to spend your holidays? If the answer to one of the previous two questions is positive, then you might consider spending some time in doing research into Costa del Sol property. “Costa del Sol” is, translated literally from Spanish to English, “Coast of the sun”. This is one of the reasons why so many people consider a Costa del Sol property. They have done so in the previous decades and this trend will continue for the coming years for sure. This article explains the attractiveness of a Costa del Sol property, why this area is so loved and which types of Costa del Sol property are for sale.
Those who already live on the Costa del Sol can agree: life is good there. Reasons why people love life in Costa del Sol are the following.
The most obvious reason is the beautiful climate, that is for sure. With a clear blue sky and a sun that warms even on the coldest day, enjoying life is a lot easier. You can always go outside, everything looks cheerful and you automatically have more contact with other people. The province of Málaga, in which you find Costa del Sol property, has a coastline of approximately 180 kilometres. Everywhere are good facilities, cosy boulevards and more than enough entertainment for a snack and a drink. Food is the next reason to consider Costa del Sol property! Traditional Andalusian cuisine is varied and healthy with lots of fresh fish, vegetables, fruit and olive oil. Along the coast you eat espeto de sardinas (grilled sardines) or fritura Malagueña (a bowl of fried fish) at the typical beach bars here called ‘chiringuitos’. Next, the interior of the Costa del Sol has several protected natural areas: forests, mountain areas, wetlands and even a desert. The possibilities for walking and cycling are therefore endless. Beautiful white villages work like a time machine. In cities such as Málaga, Córdoba, Granada and Seville (all within a maximum of 2.5 hours from the coast) many more cultural events await you. Think of museums, the Alhambra in Granada or the Mezquita in Córdoba. Everywhere traces of Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors In several caves, such as the one in Nerja, you will learn more about how this area was already inhabited in prehistoric times.
Driving along the coast you can see that there are plenty of properties ready for your purchase in this part of Spain. Whether you are looking for a small flat, a spacious penthouse, a villa with its own garden and swimming pool or a rustic area in the interior, everything is available. Just make sure you hire a good real estate agent to make the search in this endless offer a little easier and manage it well, also in a bureaucratic sense.