The Costa del Sol may attract the rich and famous, from Simon Cowell to Vladimir Putin, but there is plenty for people with more modest budgets too. All with the same blazing sun and sparkling Mediterranean. So, where should you buy if you’re after some bling? And where for something a bit more budget?
Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside! Especially when the British autumn is drawing in and Christmas looks like being cancelled. We have handpicked five rather special, smaller communities on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, where you’ll find a warm welcome.
Buying property in Spain under quarantine rules is quite possible, but you will need to self-isolate on your return to the UK. That’s if you want to return, of course. With only four months until the Brexit transition period ends, this could be your best chance to gain residency in Spain with all your EU rights intact. But can you fly there?
For property buyers in Spain, this summer presents a unique opportunity to purchase in a buyer’s market with far fewer tourists (and in time for Brexit). So how do you get to Spain? Read our Spain travel update.
A retirement on the Costa Brava will never be boring. North-east Spain is the work-hard-play-hard part of the country, and if you don’t need to work hard any more, so much the better! So, what will you spend your days doing if you retire to the Costa Brava?