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Good reasons to buy a property on the Costa del Sol

We asked our clients and agents about the main reasons someone can have for buying a property on the Costa del Sol, Spain.

Amongst many reasons the most popular were:

The Climate

The climate in Andalucia and especially on the coast is known as the best in Europe. Due to the fact that Andalucia is situated between two seas and two continents, Andalucia boasts around 300 sunny days having mild winters and warm summers, known as a microclimate.

Open-minded people

The cheerful and open character of the Andalusian people make the visitors feel at home. Visitors from all over the world meet on the Costa del Sol and create a cosmopolitan ambience.

The countryside and its variety

Magnificent beaches, awarded with the blue flag of the European Union as quality beaches like in Marbella, Estepona and Sotogrande. Wooded areas with an ample variety of Mediterranean flora and fauna protected by the Unesco. Extensive orange, olive and almond fields and plantations or the nearby Sierra Nevada with snowy mountains to practice winter sports– Andalusia offers everything.

Infrastructure on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol boasts magnificent infrastructures. The extensive dual carriageway and motorway network allow fast and easy access to all cities on the coast. Andalucia counts three international airports and the airport of Gibraltar connecting all major Andalusian cities with the rest of the world. The installations of Malaga airport has recently been expanded with the new terminal T3, thereby doubling the capacity to attend passengers. In only a few hours flight from any airport in Europe one can enjoy a pleasant vacation on the Costa del Sol.

Wide choice of leisure time facilities

The Costa del Sol offers a wide range of leisure and sports facilities. Excellent restaurants, discotheques, bars, beach clubs and “Chiringuitos”, more than 60 golf courses, some of them belonging to Europe’s most prestigious golf courses, i.e. the Valderrama golf course, various yachting ports like the glamorous Puerto Banus or the exclusive Puerto de Sotogrande, tennis and pádel clubs, polo clubs, horse riding, hiking areas, surfing, skiing in the nearby Sierra Nevada, museums, possibilities to visit monumental cities like Sevilla, Cordoba or Granada, local festivals or cultural events.

Quality of Life at affordable prices

Although the prices in Andalucia have increased a lot during the past years, the price level is still one of the lowest in Europe.

European Standard

Most of new buildings on the Costa del Sol are of top quality comparable to the north European standard, offering under floor heating, thermal and sound proofing and intelligent home system. Measures are being taken to protect both the environment, f.e. the use of solar energy.

Important price reductions on the property market

After years of constant price increase, the property market on the Costa del Sol is returning to more realistic price levels. Now is the moment to look for your dream home in Spain. Many property owners are prepared to negotiate. Since the market recession has started, the asking price of many properties has been reduced up to 40 %. The time has never been better for buying a property on the Costa del Sol and having a secure and stable investment.

 
 

Published in Costa del Sol Property News |