Spain Overtakes America as Second Most Popular Tourist Destination

Despite a series of terrorist attacks and political uncertainty in its Catalonia region, Spain broke international visitor records and kept its tourism industry performing on full steam in 2017. Reuters, the international news agency reports that for the fifth consecutive year, the Spanish tourism board welcomed more international visitors than ever before. Experts suggest the … Continued

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Costa del Golf’s property market welcomes return of Andalucian Open

As further proof that Spain’s Costa del Sol is a world-class golf destination and an ideal place to own a home by the fairway, the prestigious Andalucian Open is returning there this September. The event, held between 22nd and 25th September, is set to be broadcast to more than 100 countries and will see pro … Continued

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Strong local demand helps boost Spain’s holiday rental market in 2016

The holiday let market in Spain is up by around 20 per cent compared with last year, with demand from both Spaniards and foreign holidaymakers soaring, according to a recent report by international rentals platform HomeAway.es. This will be welcome news to anyone who rents out a property on one of the Costas, or is … Continued

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Record numbers flying to Alicante, as flights get cheaper and more frequent

Getting to a second home on the Costa Blanca from the UK has never been so cheap, after Thomson’s this month announced return flights to the regional gateway Alicante from just £39. Alicante is one of Spain’s key tourist airports, bringing visitors and homeowners to the Costa Blanca from the UK and across northern Europe. … Continued

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Spain awarded highest number of clean beaches

For the widest choice of holiday homes close to a sparkling clean beach, house-hunters should head to Spain, which has more beaches awarded a Blue Flag than any other country.  No less than 586 Spanish beaches make the cut in the 2016 Blue Flag programme, nine more than last year. In fact, one in five … Continued

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Ibiza attracts more diverse international buyers and spearheads Spain’s luxury property market

The Balearic Island of Ibiza is set to become even more of a hot spot for the global jet set, thanks to the construction of its new ‘Super Port’ combined with increasing numbers of upscale restaurants, designer shops and 5-star hotels. The luxury real estate market has remained strong in all of the Balearic Islands, but … Continued

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Costa Blanca’s foreign buyer contingent help to drive recovering Spanish market

Costa Blanca’s foreign buyer contingent help to drive recovering Spanish market After an encouraging 2015, property firms expect the recovery of the Spanish property market to continue at a similar rate throughout 2016, driven by popular international hot spots such as the Costa Blanca. Figures recently released paint a promising picture. According to the latest … Continued

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A spotlight on Spain’s investment hot spots in 2016

International investors will welcome the ongoing weakness of the euro, incredibly low interest rates on euro mortgages and signs that the Spanish property market should continue to recover in 2016. Spain has been a firm favourite with foreign buyers in 2015 and this trend is likely to continue next year, according to property analysts. The … Continued

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New property website champions new homes in the Spanish sunshine

House-hunting in Spain got easier this month with the launch of PropertyandSpain.co.uk, a website that showcases new-build and off-plan properties in resorts in the Spanish Costas and Balearic Islands. PropertyandSpain.co.uk brings together a portfolio of carefully selected property developments, listing them by location with full property details and a range of photos. The site also … Continued

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More holidaymakers, cheap homes and strong Sterling – are you ready to buy in Spain?

Record levels of tourism, a property market on the turn and a weak euro make Spain one of the most inviting places for Brits to buy a holiday home or retire to in 2015. Spain’s popularity with holidaymakers is as high as it’s ever been, with the country attracting 22.5 million visitors between January and … Continued

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