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.
If you have a long-cherished dream of retiring to Spain, it’s vital to understand that this is still possible either before the transition period ends on 1 January 2021 or after. The retirement visa should be easy to apply for, and affordable health insurance is increasingly available. However, it will certainly be easier and cheaper before the transition period ends.
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?