Reasons to retire to Spain
Retiring to Spain is now more popular than ever – and, for many people, the reasons to do so just get stronger and stronger.
Spain understands the needs of expats
No other country in the world has over 40 years of experience in delivering a wide range of property and leisure services to the British market – from the early days of the package holiday to the boom in more recent private freehold ownership.
Fantastic climate all year around
The Spanish climate, particularly in the south, is hot in summer and warm in winter with the Costa del Sol having over 320 days of sunshine a year.
Travel is cheap for you and your family
Getting to the Costa’s, in particular, to enjoy the great weather has never been easier or cheaper with regular daily flights from many airports in the UK. This is a boom not only for those retiring to Spain but also great for friends and family coming out to visit.
Excellent transport links
The many years of European Union and local government investment in Spain mean that, upon your arrival, modern, efficient airport terminals are there to receive you. The roads to convey you to your accommodation and on your travels are pretty good too!
Modern and efficient hospitals and healthcare service
Hospitals, Schools and other essential civic services have all also seen significant investment, particularly in upmarket areas like the Costa del Sol.
Your money goes further
Living in Spain is also a pleasure with many everyday living expenses far lower than you would find in the UK. Eating out is a way of life, affordable and outdoors. There are so many restaurants you really are spoilt for choice with traditional Spanish food sitting alongside traditional English – including Chinese and Indian!
750,000 British people own a home in Spain
Estimates vary as to the number of Brits owning a property in Spain, but it is generally agreed to be around 750,000 and rising. About half this number is considered to now live permanently in Spain – many in retirement.
Retirement should be one of the best times of your life!
The concept of Retirement often means something different these days. We are certainly getting ‘older later’ and when ridding the shackles of mortgages, jobs and immediate duties to our children, we often re-visit the things we did in our youth (or wanted to do!), but just could not find the time or the money.
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