10 good reasons to move to Costa Blanca, Spain
Moving to a new country is a big decision, and even though it may sound good on paper, there are many things you need to take into account before making the move. We have made it a bit easier for you, and made a list of 10 reasons to move to Costa Blanca in Spain!
This one is obvious! But the weather is amazing. With an average of 320 days of sunshine here on the coast, and average temperatures of 16-18ºC during winter and 30-31ºC during summer, this has to be put high on the list of reasons to move here. Do we have to say more? Check out the current weather forecast in Costa Blanca right here.
2. Health benefits
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the area has one of the healthiest climates in the world, partly because of the heat but also because of the two large salt lakes at Torrevieja that release, among other things, iodine, salt and minerals in the air, which together with the dry air is really beneficial for everyone with arthritis, asthma, allergies as well as respiratory and skin diseases.
3. Investment opportunities
Spain regularly tops the lists for increased property values in European countries. That, with the fact that you will be living in a safe environment that has a strong economy should be enough reason to consider purchasing property in Spain. Have a look at some of Mediter Real Estate’s properties for sale here.
4. Cost of living
Not everything is significantly cheaper in Spain, but many things are. Property in Costa Blanca is definitely cheaper than most Northern European countries, and things such as eating and drinking out can’t compare.
5. Friendly people
People in Spain are known for their friendliness and hospitality, so if you make an effort, getting settled here should be relatively simple. At the same time there are lots of expats in Spain, so you can keep a balance and prevent yourself from feeling homesick.
6. History and culture
When living in Spain, you will have lots of history and culture around you, and usually old historical towns or old castles are only a short drive away. There will be plenty of options for weekend trips.
7. Delicious food and healthy food
We can’t forget about the Spanish cuisine. The amazing food which you’ll discover in Spain is a big part of why the people of Spain are in general healthier than in many other parts of the world. Rich in good quality fruit and vegetables, oils and fish, most people remark on the fact that food here is eaten seasonally, meaning that it’s far fresher than in other countries.
8. Quality of living
With almost constantly good weather, sunshine, a reduced cost of living combined with beautiful nature and a vibrant culture, Spain offers you a really good quality of living, and many people feel revitalized after living here for a while. In addition, Spain is also a really safe place to live, with a relatively low crime rate.
Many people have mountain view from their backyard and sea views from the balcony. Spain’s nature is breathtakingly beautiful, and living here you’ll have plenty of option to spend days in nature, whether swimming or tanning on the beach or hiking in the mountains.
10. Healthcare system
Spain’s healthcare system has been rated among the best in the world, and in 2019 Spain was rated the healthiest country in the world, which you can thank their healthy diet, the wonderful climate and the Spanish healthcare system for.
We hope you’ve enjoyed the 10 short reasons for why you should move here! There are, of course, many other reasons, but you should come and explore them yourself!