Costa Blanca Hotspots
The Costa Blanca continues to be one of the most popular regions in Europe for international property buyers. The property market has recovered in Spain and 2016 saw prices rise as demand for homes on the Costa Blanca increased amongst buyers from all across the continent. House-hunters are attracted by the perfect climate, endless miles of stunning beaches and a host of top quality golf courses. In addition, the Costa Blanca region offers lower property prices than other regions in southern Spain such as Malaga and Marbella as well as lower day to day living costs and consequently a higher standard of living. To help you start exploring the region and find the right property for you, we have prepared a guide to a selection of the Costa Blanca´s hotspots. These are some of the most popular resorts in the region with a fabulous range of available properties.
La Finca Golf and Spa Resort
La Finca is a unique resort. It provides an exclusive and tranquil setting surrounded by natural beauty and yet it is well connected to local towns. The resort has a well established commercial centre and is also just a few minutes from charming Algorfa, a traditional Spanish Village as well as Quesada, a lively international town offering a host of diverse bars, restaurants and things to do for all the family including bowling, mini golf, a water park and new shopping centre.
The La Finca championship golf course is one of the best courses on the Costa Blanca and is presented in excellent condition all year round.The course measures over 7000 yards from the white tees and so offers a challenge to the most experienced players while the wide fairways and generous greens make it enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels. The properties at La Finca are an extension of the golf course. Built to the highest quality and with beautiful and intelligent designs, the resort offers some of the best properties to be found anywhere in the region. With options of modern apartments up to Luxury front-line villas, there are homes for buyers of all budgets and should definitely be explored.
Benidorm & Finestrat
Benidorm has drawn millions of visitors from the UK for decades and is increasingly becoming a popular area for overseas buyers. Its popularity is unsurprising given everything the town has to offer. After a short drive from Alicante airport, you are greeted with the stunning Benidorm skyline with skyscrapers set against a backdrop of the mountains and the Mediterranean sea. The town itself is lively throughout the year and is large enough that you have the option of the bustling nightlife or a peaceful stroll through the Old town. There are a host of family days out available including the famed Terra Mitica theme park, the Terra Natura Zoo, the impressive Aqualandia waterpark and the 2 excellent Benidorm beaches.
The area also boasts the fantastic Villaitana 36-hole golf resort located between Benidorm and Finestrat. The championship course at Villaitana is second to none and offers panoramic views across the Benidorm skyline. There are several new developments near the golf course offering modern design villas in excellent position with easy access to the town and is a great option to consider.
Las Colinas Golf
Las Colinas Golf and Country Club has quickly established itself as one of the leading golf resorts in Europe. Set in the vast pine forests of Campoamor, the resort is maintained to impeccable standards throughout and the course itself is ranked in the top 100 in Europe. Las Colinas recently won the World Golf award for "Best Golf Villa Resort in Spain" While the gated country club is secluded and highly exclusive, it is just 10 minutes to the beach and nearby towns. The resort itself offers many facilities including a clubhouse / restaurant, a mini market, tennis and padel courts, a gymnasium and activities including nature trail hiking and falconry.
The properties themselves are the epitome of luxury. Stunning large modern apartments with fabulous outdoor space start from €320,000 while luxury detached villas begin at €495,000 and can cost as much as €2.1 million for large villas on expansive plots with the highest specification. While it may be out of reach for many, Las Colinas should be explored by anyone whose budget is appropriate.
The coastal town of Torrevieja has been popular amongst overseas buyers for a number of years and continues to be a prime location for expats from the UK and Northern Europe. The town itself offers the vibrancy and energy of daily city life while enjoying the benefits of being a picturesque seaside town. The popular harbour-side market runs along the fairground and onto the famous beachfront promenade while the town centre offers a host of Spanish and continental restaurants and an excellent nightlife scene.
There are various residential urbanisations on the outskirts of the Torrevieja that offer great access to the town as well as the beaches of Torrevieja and La Mata. With its continued popularity and demand for properties, there are several new developments as well as resale opportunities in the area. For those looking to be in the centre of everything, Torrevieja is a great option to look at.
The Orihuela Costa encompasses popular seaside towns including Punta Prima, La Zenia, Cabo Roig Campoamor and Mil Palmeras. The region is popular because of its selection of fantastic beaches as well being a golfing haven with 3 golf courses on its doorstep and several more within a short drive. The recently opened impressive La Zenia shopping mall has proved hugely popular amongst residents and tourists alike offering high end stores as well as high street names. There is even a Primark which is as popular with the Spanish and Europeans as it is in the UK! The Orihuela Costa has a well established expat community making adjustment to a new life in Spain even easier.
Beach, Golf and Shopping. If this is what ticks you boxes then explore our extensive product range on the Orihuela Costa. Prices on the coast are still below the levels of 10 years ago but they are rising so there has never been a better time to find your house by the sea. We have properties to fit every budget so if this sounds like the place for you then have a closer look.
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