Why buy property in the Orihuela Costa?

If you are considering the best place to buy a property in Spain, take a closer look at the Orihuela Costa.

The Orihuela Costa, located within the Costa Blanca area, has much to offer those looking to buy a property in Spain – 300 days of sunshine every year, beautiful beaches and vibrant communities to name just a few. So, it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular areas in the Costa Blanca, especially given that it provides some affordable options for those looking to buy a second home or retirement pad!

Conveniently located between Alicante and Murcia airports, the Orihuela Costa is an international tourist destination made up of a number of urbanisations including: Cabo Roig, Campoamor, La Florida, La Zenia, Las Palmeras, Los Altos, Los Dolses, Monte Zenia, Playa Flamenca, Punta Prima, Riojas, Villamartin and many more!

The Orihuela Costa is a good place to buy property in Spain for those looking to buy a property in Spain in somewhere with a buzz and within easy reach of all the amenities you could ever need yet retaining the charm of traditional Spain.

The recently opened Zenia Boulevard shopping mall, which is the largest shopping centre in the province of Alicante, is a particular pull for the area. Described by many people as a small city it has streets, squares, fountains, frequent concerts and events which bring it to life. The shopping mall has over 150 shops including, Alcampo, Decathlon, Leroy Merlin, Conforama, Norauto, Media Markt, Zara, Lefties, H&M as well as many exclusive stores selling designer goods. There are also a variety of eateries, where diners can enjoy unparalleled views from various dining terraces.

La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Mall

The likes of La Zenia, Cabo Roig, Playa Flamenca and Campoamor bost some of the best beaches, all of which have been awarded the European Blue Flag (the gold standard of standards of water cleanliness, safety and good family facilities). In the hottest month of the year, August, keen swimmers can enjoy sea temperatures of up to 25°C.

For golfers, the Orihuela Costa boasts four championship golf courses, Las Ramblas, Campoamor, Villamartin and the most recent Las Colinas, which was voted the number one golf course in Spain in both 2016 and 2017.

Las Colinas Golf Resort

The Orihuela Costa is also extremely accessible. Over the years the area has been linked up with the coastal motorway network affording easy access via convenient exits from the local AP7 motorway. Flight access to the area is excellent with two main airports in close proximity (Alicante airport is a 45-minute drive away and currently Murcia, San Javier, Airport is only a 25-minute drive). In addition, in January 2019 the new Murcia airport is opening in Corvera which will be a 35-minute drive away.

Thanks to its accessibility, affordability, ample amenities and vibrant lifestyle all year round there is a strong property rental market for long term and holiday lets in the Orihuela Costa, making it a great choice for those looking to invest in property in Spain and earn small income from their property.

While Spain’s property market is slowly recovering since the 2008 crash, the Orihuela Costa is prime for growth. In fact, last year the region saw a 10 per cent rise on property costs compared to the previous year. However, you can still snap up a 2/3-bedroom apartment for as little as €60,000 or bag yourself a 2-bedroom villa for just €100,000 making the Orihuela Costa one of the cheapest places to buy property in Spain in terms of value for money. There are some great deals on the Orihuela Costa to be had and now is the time to buy!

If you want to know more about buying property in the Orihuela Costa or other area in Spain, or need help finding any property professionals, such as an English-speaking lawyer, estate agent, currency specialist or mortgage advisor for instance, for you property purchase call us on 01244 478 911 or email info@totalbuyingabroad.com.

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Article published: November 26, 2018