The popular destinations to buy property in spain are listed below.
Alhaurín El Grande
Sitting peacefully in the Costa Del Sol at the foothills of the stunning Sierra de Mijas mountain range, and overlooking the Guadalhorce Valley, is the village of Alhaurín el Grande. Alhaurín el Grande has grown in recent years but retains all the beauty and charm that you associate with a traditional Andalucían village.
Over the last 40 years Benalmádena has grown and flourished and it remains an extremely popular destination for British and Northern European tourists. During the summer months the resident population swells from 30,000 to 100,000 as the season kicks in and the hotels and holiday apartments fill up to capacity.
Situated between lively Fuengirola and fashionable Marbella, the area known as Calahonda is the largest property development area in the whole of Mijas Costa. In fact it has grown so much over the past two decades that it could actually qualify as a separate town...if the Municipality of Mijas would allow it!
From a distance it looks like white sugar cubes have been piled up high on the hillside and it draws visitors from miles around - the pretty Andalucían town of Casares is certainly a special sight. Lying approximately 14 kilometres inland from the coast, Casares offers the best of countryside living, within easy driving distance of the coast.
A perfect piece of rural Spain within just a short drive of some of the Costa de Sol’s most fantastic beaches – that is how Coin is thought of by its residents and neighbours. Although in reality the area is a village, Coin was actually designated a city in 1925 by King Alfonso Xlll.
The area of Elviria is a small and exclusive residential enclave half way between Marbella and Calahonda. It is approximately 30 minutes drive from Malaga International airport and 10 minutes drive from Marbella town centre in the other direction.
It has a wonderful mix of beautiful coastline and traditional charm that make it irresistible! The area currently has a population of around 37,000 and is growing more and more popular every year. Estepona retains all its original style as well as offering all the amenities and facilities that you would expect from a modern European town.
Although Fuengirola may not be as famous as these two resorts, it stands proudly in its own right as an extremely popular destination. It’s a favourite amongst the British and other Northern European tourists, as well as Spanish holiday makers, not forgetting the huge multi-national ex-pat community who live here all year round.
La Cala de Mijas – or La Cala as it is commonly known - is a wonderful beachside village located half way between Málaga and Marbella and just a 20 minute drive from Málaga airport.
The small Spanish town which borders the infamous British colony of Gibraltar at the western side of the Costa Del Sol is called La Linea de la Concepcion, or simply La Linea for short. La Linea is in Cádiz province and is around 70 kilometres west of Marbella.
The capital of the entire Andalucían province of Málaga and the Costa Del Sol is Málaga city itself. Málaga is the second largest city in Andalucía after Sevilla and it currently has a permanent population of approximately 600,000 residents
Formerly a small Andalucían fishing town on the Costa Del Sol and now a world famous residential area and holiday destination, Marbella is one of the most exciting resorts in the world.
The area of Nerja lies at the eastern side of southern Andalucía on the Costa Del Sol in the Axarquia region and was once known as “Naricha”, which means ´abundant spring water´ in Arabic.
Although it has long been famous as a playground of the rich and famous, Puerto Banus is a relatively newish holiday destination.
One of the coast’s best kept secrets, Puerto de la Duquesa – or Duquesa as it is more commonly known – can seem like a million miles away from the hectic buzz of some of the bigger resorts along the rest of the coast.
Officially known by the name of San Luis de Sabinillas, the small fishing community is now more commonly known by the name of Sabinillas.
San Pedro Alcántara, to give the area its full name, is situated in the far south of Spain on the western end of the Costa Del Sol . Better known as simply San Pedro, it lies around 10km west of Marbella and 20 km east of the town of Estepona.
The town of San Roque occupies a unique site, located as it is between the two continents of Europe and Africa, the three cultures of British, Spanish and Arabic, and the two vast waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
Sotogrande is well known as one of the most luxurious and exclusive locations to buy property on the Costa Del Sol coastline. It lies within the municipality of San Roque at the western tip of the coast and it is a quiet area with many fashionable and high class facilities.
It is the original sunshine holiday destination and it has managed to maintain its popularity for around half a century! Torremolinos, or Torrie as it is often known, is the Grande Dame of the coastal tourist resorts on the Costa Del Sol !