Investing in Alicante Real Estate
The property market in the Alicante region is continuing to thrive. New and established developers have learned many of the lessons from 2008 and are focusing on modern, high-specification but reasonably priced homes and apartments. Many of these properties, plus many thousands of other properties in the Alicante region are on the Girasol Homes website – please take time to browse through some of the wonderful properties and incredible bargains that we currently have available. Properties, including new builds and bank repossessions are individually added to our site on a daily basis. Girasol Homes offer a unique, award-winning service and have locally based specialist property finders across the region, who are experts in Alicante real estate while helping you to find your ideal property in Alicante.
Living in Alicante
When you know what there is in the area, there’s no wonder Alicante real estate is so popular. The Alicante region is on the eastern coast of Spain and has long been a popular choice for those looking to buy a property in Spain. For the majority of the year, the climate is one of sunshine and very little rain. Summers are long and hot, while winters are typically mild. Rain, when it falls, is generally restricted to the spring and autumn. With an average of over 320 days of sunshine a year, Alicante lends itself to an all year round outdoor lifestyle. The city of Alicante is located in the south-eastern part of Spain in the region of Valencia. Alicante (city) is also capital of the Alicante province and is a historic Mediterranean port. This beautiful city is set amidst mountains to the west and the Mediterranean to the east. The diverse ethnic groups in the city give it a vibrant and multicultural atmosphere. Spanish (Castellano) and Valencian are the official languages but English and German are widely spoken.
There are a number of championship standard golf courses in the region – in fact, there are fifteen 18-hole courses within a two-hour drive of Alicante city; Las Ramblas, Villamartin and La Finca golf courses are just three of the many on offer. For those that prefer the sand of the beach to the sand in the bunker, Alicante region is blessed with any number of beautiful beaches. Guardamar del Segura, La Zenia, Playa de los Locos and Cabo Roig are just four of the most stunning. The majority of beaches offer excellent facilities and most offer opportunities for water sports.
Major Towns & Cities
The beautiful, historic town of Aspe is located in the valley the of the river Vinalpo, some 25km from Alicante City. It is famous for producing a very special variety of grape, which is unique to the town. Cabo Roig is a popular beach resort located on the Orihuela Costa in Costa Blanca South. Situated between La Zenia to the north and Campoamor to the south, the town is a popular destination for tourists and second homeowners alike. Torrevieja is a bustling town 45km south of Alicante and is a popular tourist destination. From the city of Alicante in the south to the town of Denia farther up the Mediterranean coast is the region of Costa Blanca North. With much of the area under strict conservation control the area features some of the most beautiful coastline in Spain and is dotted with numerous traditional Spanish towns including Javea, Moraira and Benissa.
Transport in Alicante
The region is well served by El Altet airport, which is 12 kilometres south of Alicante city. There are regular flights to and from most UK city airports. The road network is good and train services are reliable giving access to all major Spanish and European cities.
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