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Valencia

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An Overview of the Region of Valencia:


There are three provinces that form the region of Valencia:
Alicante, Valencia (adopting the region's name) & finally Castellón. Each province provides widely varyinghttps://www.adreamhomeinspain.com/region/13/canary-islands landscapes and destinations. Valencia is a long and quite a narrow region with a thin coastal strip which occupies more than 450 kilometres of the Spanish coastline, its coastline provides its visitors or settlers with kilometres of wonderful white, sandy beaches in destinations such as; the Costa del Azahar in the north the region of Valencia, and the Costa Blanca in the south, is bordered by the region of Murcia. 

Valencia is familiar with most travellers to Spain for its major tourist resorts and their destinations along its coastline, such as in the Costa Blanca; Benidorm, Denia, Gandia, Orihuela & Torrevieja in the province of Alicante, and the Costa Azahar in the province of Castellón with its wonderful regional capital city and destinations such as Peniscola, Alcossebre & Onda. Valencia has two provincial cities Alicante and Castellón and dotted throughout this spectacular region you will find pretty little villages that appear to have been left behind by the 21st century. From north to south, the Region of Valencia comprises the provinces of Castellón, Valencia and Alicante. These are known and promoted in the tourist industry by their four larger designations: 
 
This region has 2  major mountain ranges in the region, the Iberian, and Baetic mountains the highest peak in the region being the Calderón at 1,839 m to be found in the Rincón de Ademuz. The region’s biggest river is the Segura, to the South of Elche. The two most recognisable coastal resorts, here in Valencia, for tourism are the Costa Blanca and the Costa del Azahar, which provide more than 100 km's of sandy beaches and many secluded coves and beaches that have attained the coveted European 'Blue Flag' which denotes the cleanliness and safety of bathing on its beaches. In bygone years, this wonderful coastline was simply populated with a scattering of quaint fishing villages. Today, these destinations have changed to cater for the continued growing population of foreign tourists and settlers. Unfortunately, a number of the once pretty fishing villages have changed beyond recognition due to the growing volume of a people visiting these wonderful destinations year after year.

In fact, the Spanish builders are now on site completing some of the projects they had started and moving on to fulfill a refreshed demand for off-plan new build properties which are being tailored on individual request, not the masses.
Property investors here are looking for the last of the lower end property prices and finding the new market value price for a property in this beautiful region well within their financial reach and are amazed at what is on offer and in great locations! The average price of a property per 2m 0.955 Euros. There are 3 Provinces in the region of  Valencia:
Province of Valencia with the resorts; Las Fuentes, Gandia.
Province of Castellón with the resorts; Peñíscola, Castellón de Plan & Burriana.
Province of  Alicante with the Costa Blanca resorts; Torre Horadada, Torrevieja, Orihuela, Guardamar & Benidorm.





















Airports & Transport Connections:

There are 2 major airports that serve the Region of Valencia. Alicante International Airport is within the Costa del Azahar. This airport also serves destinations such as Benidorm-Torrevieja in the Costa Blanca.The daily flights still deliver thousands of visitors to the area and to cater for this there is an every expanding infrastructure to cater for such volumes of people. Valencia airport to the north and further to the south of the Costa Blanca is Murcia airport.  
Climate:
Valencia can also boast some of the best all-year-round climates. Described as a typically Mediterranean climate with very warm dry summers with up to 12 hours of sunlight. The winters are warm and mild, with the hottest temperatures reach above 28 degrees (82-DF) in July/August and 12 degrees (54-DF) in December/January. This region and its surrounding areas enjoy 3000 hours of sunlight each year.

Relocating or investing in the Region of Valencia:
For the important process of the integration of yourself and your family into Spain to be smooth, and for you to be able to start enjoying living that Mediterranean lifestyle as soon as possible, one must consider, the necessary steps to take before this happens, your enjoyment and ability to relax and explore your new home and your new life could be delayed or become very difficult for a number of obvious reasons; the possible language barrier, national/local customs and politics, Access to health care and so on.. Naturally, this will apply to anybody, relocating to a new, non-English speaking country. Quite simply, if you are ill-informed or have not sought sufficient and sound advice. Being "armed" with such information will assist with this settling in process and the whole experience will be made so much easier by sourcing information and resources, avoiding common pitfalls and giving you more time to relax and unwind here as fast as possible.
A Dream Home in Spain Network of associate Agents and their colleagues are able to assist you.

Settling In Your New Dream Home in Spain:
If you are going to purchase a property in Spain, it is highly recommended that you consider before you make the move, even months in advance, what the bureaucratic obligations for yourself, your family and the local community laws. If you have spoken to one of our advisers beforehand you will at the very least be aware of what needs to be done and you have possibly started the process of; registration, health, Town Hall, your car and so on. There are so many things to think about, once you have made the final leg of your journey and you arrive in Spain, the last thing you want to do is spend your time, on what can be very lengthy processes, which can be very stressful and costly if you do not speak Spanish.
A Dream Home in Spain Can provide you with access to advanced local knowledge and comprehensive information from regulated professionals, about the communities you are interested in, and the properties they have to offer. 

Please consult with any of our geographically placed Associate Agents, they are waiting to assist you here in the UK and Spain.
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Alicante

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An Overview of the province of Alicante in the Region of Valencia:


When one hears of the destination Alicante, you could be forgiven for assuming it is very 'touristy' and dominated by its International airport, which is one that many of us are familiar with.In fact, you would be correct in respect to its popularity for a quick flight from the UK and with a transfer to the resort being only 10-minutes! However, despite this, the city of Alicante has some great cultural places of interest and its old town, Barrio de la Santa Cruz, has many narrow streets, with Mediterranean colored houses with lead to medieval (Castle), Castillo de Santa Bárbara, set on a hilltop overlooking the city with panoramic views of the Mediterranean coast and its very busy port. It offers a wonderful, principal beach, (
La Playa de San Juan), which accommodates the visitors to the region. There are in total seven kilometres of golden sand, all are conveniently connected by a road, which enables you to stop when and wherever you wish;
 La Albufereta, a quiet stretch of sand, sheltered by the headland of the Serra Grossa, El Postiguet located almost within the city itself, at the foot of the Benacantil mountain, next to the port and Los Saladares, Lying south of the city, in the area known as Agua Amarga.
These are unspoilt beaches and don’t get as crowded as those of the Costa Blanca. There are many kilometres of white sandy beaches, that are only interrupted by the hidden coves, which are perfect for scuba diving. The Costa Blanca starts in the North with Denia and Torrevieja, which is more South and bordering the Costa Calida. Alicante city is a University city the capital of the province, situated on Spain’s southeastern Costa Blanca. This cosmopolitan city is a fantastic hub for travel, communication, culture and cuisine. Just within an hour of the city, there are a number of golf courses and Nature Parks for hiking and cycling. There are a number of popular and select residential suburbs that have a mixture of British, German, French and other Scandinavian full-time residents or are second/holiday homes.For example; Benidorm, Torrevieja, Calpe, Elche, Campoamor, Los Balcones, Santa Pola, Javea Benissa & Entre Naranjos.
One of the many fascinating Destinations in this region is: Callosa d’En Sarrià, has its origins as an Arab, 'the moors' rural settlement and provides us with many artifacts from this occupation for it's rich and abundant supply of pure waters from the Algar river, the 'river of health'. Here you will find the waterfalls, which are popularly known as "Fountains of Algar", and the Guadalest river. The region is surrounded by breathtaking sierras, 'Mountain ranges' which are the source of this province's lush landscape. In the historic quarter, you will find typical Mediterranean houses lining the streets and the remains of the original wall of an ancient castle are preserved nowadays in Plaza de Castell. This fortress was home to all the lords of Callosa until it disappeared in the 18th century.

Airports & Transport Connections:
Alicante Airport, and the neighboring region of Murcia, San Javier Airport.
Flight time from all major UK Airports is approximately 2-hours and 20 minutes. All major UK airlines fly to and from this destination. The province of  Alicante enjoys a mild climate all year round. The city benefits from around of 2,800 hours of sunshine with an average temperature of 19.3ºC. It's fresh air and sunny days, make Alicante an ideal place to visit or live all year round. On average the maximum number of rainy days per year is a mere 20. During the winter months the temperature does not fall below 16° C. During the Summer months, Mid-June to late September, the temperature can get as high as 40°C.

















Castellón

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An Overview of the Province of Castellón in the Region of Valencia:


It is located in the north of the Region of Valencia in Eastern Spain and is known by the brand name of Castellón Costa Azahar. Its 120 km of coastline has everything from beaches to coves lapped by the Mediterranean Sea, and natural spaces such as the volcanic archipelago of Islas Columbretes, a nature and marine reserve of volcanic origin. There are numerous holiday resorts all along the coastline; Benicarló, Peñíscola, Vinaròs, Oropesa del Mar and Alcossebre. It is the second most mountainous province in Spain with beautiful nature reserves; The Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca or the Sierra de Espadán and historic towns such as Morella or Segorbe. The capital of the province is, Castellón  La Plana, situated on the Costa del Azahar, this city offers countless attractions. with many ornate squares and gardens with their canopies of trees which can provide shelter from the sun. This city is of medieval origin.The historic homes of the Gentry and beautiful churches will lure you to the Eastern side of the city. for centuries this province has been noted for its production of Oranges, its Paella and its alternative music.

Airports & Transport Connections:
The Resort of Castellón de la Plana is approximately 41 mi from Valencia Airport (Valencia, Spain).  At the moment, there are 45 airlines operate out of Valencia Airport. Including Ryanair, Easyjet, Vueling & Iberia. This Airport offers nonstop flights to 65 cities. Alicante airport, which is in the South of Valencia is an 185 km (115 mi) drive from this destination.  The city has strong rail links railway station; The Euromed railway line links Alicante to Barcelona and any other destination all over Spain.  The city has a new public transport called TRAM de Castellón which is a trolleybus. There is just a line Línea 1 (TRAM de Castellón), but authorities are planning to build the second line.

Climate: 
Described as a Subtropical location on the Southeast of the Mediterranean provides an excellent mild climate, with an average year-round temperature of 18-20° C.

Relocating or Investing in the province of Castellón:
For the all important and smooth process of integrating yourself and your family into Spain, and you being able to start enjoying living that Mediterranean lifestyle as soon as possible! One must consider, the necessary steps to take before this happens, your enjoyment and ability to relax and explore your new home and your new life could be delayed or become very stressful being able to start enjoying living that Mediterranean lifestyle one must consider, the necessary steps to take before this happens, your enjoyment and ability to relax and explore your new home and your new life could be delayed or become very difficult for a number of obvious reasons; the possible language barrier, national/local customs and politics, Access to health care and so on. Naturally, this will apply to anybody, relocating to a new, non-English speaking country.
Simply, if you are ill-informed or have not sought sufficient and sound advice. Being "armed" with such information will assist with this settling in process and the whole experience will be made so much easier by sourcing information and resources, avoiding common pitfalls and giving you more time to relax and unwind here as a foreigner. A Dream Home in Spain Network of associate Agents and their colleagues are able to assist you.
A Dream Home in Spain can provide you with access to advanced local knowledge and comprehensive information, about the communities you are interested in, and the properties they have to offer.

Please consult with any of our geographically placed Associate Agents, who now they are waiting to provide assistance with your property search.
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Valencia

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An Overview of the Province of Valencia in the region of Valencia:


The Costa del Azahar, or" Orange Blossom Coast", is to the North of the Capital city Valencia. The area forms part of the provinces of Valencia and Castellón and is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt regions of Spain. Not only offering great beaches but beautiful towns and countryside. The countryside of the Costa del Azahar is breathtaking, filled with orange and lemon groves, protected parks and nature reserves; the region offers plenty of scope for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits and rural tourism. Here you can enjoy activities such as hiking, rambling, mountain climbing rafting, mountain biking, and more. Beaches destinations in the Costa del Azahar: City of Valencia, Las Fuentes, Peniscola, Benicassim, Castellon de la Plana & Burriana.

About the Costa Blanca:
One of our favourites, the Costa Blanca has something for everyone! from pretty little inland villages to some of the most cosmopolitan tourist resorts on the Spanish coastline, such as Benidorm and Alicante. This location isn't necessarily a place one would go to see historical monuments (although there are many). Generations of people have been attracted to these Spanish shores for its stunning, white to golden sand beaches and its dreamy warm blue Mediterranean waters. There are some old towns and villages to visit, both on the coastline that have not been overtaken by the madding crowds and that offer an authentic flavour of times gone by on these shores. There is an abundance of shops, and outdoor bars and restaurants, for opportunities to sit and relax and take in that wonderful laid back, Meditteranean atmosphere and take advantage of the wonderful, all-year-round warm climate.

Schools in the Costa Blanca:
There are several international schools on the Costa Blanca (and most are within relatively easy reach of Alicante). Within the city of Alicante is King´s College, also known as The British School of Alicante. Fees are standard for an international school (around 10,000 Euro per annum) and the waiting list can run as high as 3 years, so early enquiry is strongly recommended. All classes are conducted according to the English curriculum and are held in English, with some Spanish and Valencian (the native dialect of the region).

Alicante:
One of the most popular and dynamic Spanish cities in Spain. It has always attracted thousands of people from the UK for holidays and a vast number of people wishing to live a permanent life in the Sun! Therefore, there are many expatriates, especially retirees, opting for a new life for a new better quality of life, with a steady pace, pleasant climate, and environment. The city of Alicante, of course, is vibrant both day and night, it has everything, and offers an exciting base for your property search or your ideal permanent home in the elegant city of Alicante. Just a little way in any direction from the heart of the city you will find many residential areas both coastal and a little more inland. These areas have grown and matured over the past 30 years, into becoming some of the safest and most pleasant communities for living a good life in the sun! If you wish to move to Alicante, note that the area hosts a significant expat community, including foreign students thanks to the presence of its university. Alicante is considered to have the best of everything Spain has to offer. A beautiful city on Spain´s Costa Blanca (on the South-Eastern coast), Alicante is much less expensive to live in than the larger urban centres like Madrid and Barcelona. Famed for its architecture, Mediterranean climate, relaxed lifestyle, food and entertainment, Alicante is very popular with expats as well as native Spaniards.
 
Airports & Transport Connections:
Alicante international airport, there are flights to and from all major UK airports to the Costa Blanca are on average 2-hours and 20 minutes. Alicante airport is a major European connection and hosts the usual assortment of international airlines as well as budget flights from within Europe and the UK/Ireland. Alicante train station serves as a regional and international hub for travellers within Spain and Europe. The public transport for the city of Alicante, along with many of its neighbouring capital cities in regions such Murcia are introducing an electric tram system and slowly reducing the number of buses and taxies. This new infrastructure is the green answer to the congestion and pollution problem suffered in all Major cities across the world. The Tram system provided city dweller and visitor alike a more environmental, efficient and economical means of transport. 

Climate:
The Costa del Azahar enjoys a mild climate, with warm dry summers and temperate winters. Ideal for all year round living! Sometimes temperatures above 28 degrees cent in July and August, and no less than 12 Degrees in the day, during winter months.

Relocating or in Investing in the Costa Blanca:


If you are interested in more of an expatriate population, you will find this here. As the Costa Blanca has been a forerunner in providing not only holidays for us Brits but has some of the earliest and largest levels of British migration than any of the other Costas. There is an abundance of all year round liveliness in this resort. the Costa Blanca has it all! If you would like to visit places of interest," you will find them close by, in inland locations of the Costa Blanca. The Costa Calida, a neighbouring Region to the South of the Costa Blanca, it is one of the smallest regions in Spain offering a more tranquil and original way of Mediterranean life.

Settling In Your New Home in Spain:
If you are going to purchase a property in Spain, it is highly recommended that you consider before you make the move, even months in advance, what the bureaucratic obligations for yourself, your family and the local community laws. If you have spoken to one of our advisers beforehand you will at the very least be aware of what needs to be done and you have possibly started the process of; registration, health, Town Hall, your car and so on. There are so many things to think about, once you have made the final leg of your journey and you arrive in Spain, the last thing you want to do is spend your time, on what can be very lengthy processes, which can be very stressful and costly if you do not speak Spanish. Average Property Prices in and around the Alicante Community. Property prices here are much lower than in other Spanish cities. The property prices are not falling as they were in the economic collapse and there are many signs to suggest that there are some stability and confidence growing in Spain Real Estate. (There are many of the unsightly, abandon building sites being regenerated and builders are coming in to complete these in anticipation of the economic turnaround.) The average price of a property per 2m is 1,35 Euros.

The important process of the patriation of yourself and your family into this lovely Region and being able to start enjoying living that Mediterranean lifestyle one must consider, the necessary steps to take before this happens, your enjoyment and ability to relax and explore your new home and your new life could be delayed or become very difficult for a number of obvious reasons: the possible language barrier, national/local customs and politics, Access to health care and so on... Naturally, this will apply to anybody, relocating to a new, non-English speaking country.
Simply, if you are ill-informed or have not sought sufficient and sound advice. Being "armed" with such information will assist with this settling in process and the whole experience will be made so much easier by sourcing information and resources, avoiding common pitfalls and giving you more time to relax and unwind here as fast as possible. A Dream Home in Spain Network of associate Agents and their colleagues are able to assist you.
The coastline resorts and communities of Valencia are known as the Costa Blanca The "White Coast, for its distinctive white sands." has received visitors from the UK and the rest of Northern Europe for many years. It was one of the first destinations where these visitors began to settle in a more permanent way! This coastline and it's inland areas have been very popular with property investors and for many people looking for the perfect climate and lifestyle for relocation for many years.
There is a new, post-crisis economy emerging and there are great signs of steady regeneration and investor confidence in the region; The builders are now on site completing some of the projects they had started and moving on to fulfil a refreshed demand for off-plan new build properties which are being tailored on individual request, not the masses.
The strength of the GBP against the Euro has a great part to play in this. Property investors here are looking for the last of the lower end property prices and finding the new market value price for a property in this beautiful region well within their financial reach and are amazed at what is on offer and in great locations!

A Dream Home in Spain can provide you with access to advanced local knowledge and comprehensive information from regulated professionals, about the communities you are interested in, and the properties they have to offer. We have our geographically placed Associate Agents and partners waiting to assist you with your property search.
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Moraira (Castellón)

Peniscola (Castellón)

Morella (Castellón)

Costa Blanca South (Alicante)

An Overview of the Costa Blanca South & some of its key its Destinations: Benidorm, Torrevieja, Orihuela.


The Costa Blanca South; if you are looking to live in a warmer and World Council recognised healthier environment with large expat communities which can provide plenty of social group activities all year round, this could be the very best destinations for you to consider for relocation or semi-retirement.
The Costa Blanca South is typically dryer than the Costa Blanca North and offers a relatively flat terrain, with plenty of white sandy beaches, many palm groves, and indigenes salt lakes which attract my exotic birds and other wildlife all year round. This destination has it all! There are a number of world-class golf courses in and around the area to choose from and if theme and water parks are to yours or your family’s liking is a matter of availability, it's all here if you or your guest need it!
This destination has been a firm favourite for expats from all over the world, with a particular popularity from the Northern Europeans As it is on the doorstep to one of the original major airports in the region,of Valencia, Alicante.
There is a number of ‘Urbanisation’ that started to spring up as far back as the early eighties when people started to invest in homes here: Villamartin, Villajoyosa,La Zenia,Cabo Roig, Rojales & Campoamor.


      

Our local based agents will be able to provide you with in-depth and specific information about the: average price of properties in the area, provide or source the best properties that are available for you. They will explain the purchase process and the relevant local politics, traditions and even link you up with some local expats in the area for you to talk to who can give you first-hand information about their experiences, their joy and any pitfalls they have encountered that you could avoid. This network is has been put into place to assist you in identifying if this is the right place for you to invest in.

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Benidorm

Benidorm is not all about the highrises and the hordes of visitors it receives all year round, This coastal city has been built around a new important and ancient town, with many signs of its wonderful Spanish history available if you take a walk into the old town. Besides this just a matter of km's away there are many places of interest to find and many, very established residential areas; Campoamor, Villamartin, La Zenia, Cabo Roig, & Rojales, these are all situated within 10 minutes of the main resort and other lesser frequented beach resort, which are wonderful Blue Flag beaches, and the warm Mediterranean sea ,without the Benidorm Razamataz!
Places of interest just slightly inland and are very nearby are; El Campello, with the famous caves of Canelobre, and El Montiboli.


     

Torrevieja 

Could be referred a twin to Alicante or Benidorm. It is mostly populated by expatriates from all over Northern and Eastern Europe. There are many residential urbanisations in and around Torrevieja; Los Dolses, Los Montesinos, San Miguel de Salinas, Las Calas, La Escalericas and a good number more. There are dedicated golfing urbanisations such as; Las Ramblas, Royal Campoamor, and Villamartin, To the South of Torrevieja & slightly inland you will find the town of Pilar de la Horadada and on this final stretch before the Region of Murcia the urbanisations such as Torre de la Horadada, La Colonia & El Mojon.


    

Orihuela

You will be spoilt for choice, despite its populist persona as being a mecca for the sun sea and sand brigade! The city of Orihuela along with many of the destinations in the Province of Alicante possesses a number of ‘cultural jewels. Here there are ’varied landscapes, many orchards and palm groves, coupled with 3 outstanding golf courses and a coastline with resorts such as Punt Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Dehesa de Campoamor and Cabo Roig.

Costa Blanca North (Alicante)


An Overview of the Costa Blanca North & some of its destinations: Denia, Altea, Javea, Gandia, Benissa, Calpe, Jalon, La Nucia & Moraira.


To a vast number of expatriates and visitors, the Costa Blanca North is arguably the best Coastline and inland area on the Mediterranean, stretching from Denia to Benidorm. Like so many of these coastal areas, it too provides a wonderful landscape with lush valleys impressive mountain ranges, natural parks with a sprinkling of picturesque, whitewashed villages both inland and on the coastal, there are dramatic mountain ranges, with fields after field of Orange, Olive and Almond groves, coupled with a rich wealth of Spanish culture throughout. This Coastline provides an array of stunning white sandy beaches, of which over 99% of them have been awarded a Blue flag for their cleanliness and the facilities they offer a visitor. The Costa Blanca North has essentially retained its original Spanish charm. Being far less developed than the Costa Blanca South.The Costa Blanca North coastline is somewhat of an oasis with a reserve from its town hall which will not tolerate the high-rise buildings which leads to densely populated areas. Which are akin to many, Spanish coastal resorts? It is worth noting that, Moraira and Denia enjoy the same strict building regulations and have many designated green areas even on their coastline.

       

      

Despite this, there are some prestigious Golf courses and all the outdoor pursuits, such as horse riding, walking clubs, marine clubs and much more to hand, however, if you occasionally desire more lively environment for these activities, they are simply a short drive into your neighboring provinces
The health benefits of living in this area have long been recognised by the World Health Organisation who have acknowledged that the environment here and in particular that of Denia and Moraira as providing one of the best climates in the World.This climate can offer relief from many arthritic, muscular and respiratory conditions attributed to the on average 320 days of sunlight per year.
If you are looking for a destination that possesses the aforementioned qualities maybe it would be worth investing a little of your time in speaking to one of our Associate agents here in the UK or the geographically placed agents in this area, they will be able to provide you with far more information about specific locations that could become your next home!


      

Our agents will be able to provide you with in-depth and specific information about: the average price of properties in the area, provide or source the best properties that are available for you. They will explain the purchase process and the relevant local politics, traditions and even link you up with some local expats in the area for you to talk to who can give you first-hand information about their experiences, their joy and any pitfalls they have encountered that you could avoid. This network is has been put in place to assist you in identifying if this is the right place for you to invest in.


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Denia 


Enjoys a microclimate thanks to the Montgo mountain range, this provides shelter from the searing Southerly winds in the summer months and shelters the town in the winter months. The average temperature here is 19 degrees Celsius. The local people are very friendly and like most Spanish communities that are very family orientated. The pace of life and the population here enjoys a good balance throughout the year as many generations still call this their home! This location is ideally placed for commuting to work to a number of major cities; Alicante, Valencia, and Castellon, holding a native population and creating a very traditional feel to the place, with many of the local Spanish people greeting you with a good morning or good evening and how are you? Of course, this is the outdoor life you could enjoy all year round. 


      

Benissa
Despite its delightful old town being situated inland from the coast, it has its very own 4- km piece of coastline in with the mix! Which is an area belonging to its community, the town has benefited from a great restoration programme in recent years and now it boasts some of the most elegant 17th & 18th-century buildings, with many original and ornate Ironwork balconies to be found throughout its town. A fascinating place to visit or even live! There are great investment opportunities to be had here!

       

Jalon and the Orba Valleys:
Are described as the Natural Paradises of the Costa Blanca North. Throughout recent years more and more visitors and settlers have been attracted to the tranquillity and beauty these valleys can offer and are still within a short drive to the wonderful Costa Blanca coastline. If you are looking for a permanent home or a second home just outside of the usual coastal populated communities but close enough to benefit from the liveliness these resorts provide at a whim you would truly have the best of both worlds!Property Investment in this area naturally did slow down during the world crisis, but less so than other regions in Spain. The Costa Blanca North has a defined market, with an appeal for people looking for a destination that will provide an economical and sustainable lifestyle for its discerning investors.The communities in the Jalon valley; Murla, Lliber, Benichembla, Parcent, Alcalali, & Jalon, all could offer the perfect retirement or holiday destination offering the true Spain, These locations attract Walkers Cyclists and mountain climbers,.Moriara beach is approximately a 30-minute drive away. 


       

Calpe
Has been and is still a firm favorite for tourism, and only in the last 15 years has become a destination for permanent or semi-retirement Once a small fishing village the tourist industry has put its stamp on it with its landmark rock which is an anchor for two beautiful, white sandy beaches. There are a number of very carefully planned residential areas that have sprung up on the outskirts of this delightful resort. There are coastal urbanisations such as Maryville & La Canuta and on the Altea west side of Calpe; Ortembach, Vallesa & Almendros.The Olta mountain urbanisations which are on the east side towards the Benissa coastline; Cucarres & Oltamar mostly situated in an area of outstanding beauty with stunning sea views. Maryville is situated on the hillside ;Sierra deToix and has easy access to the Puerto Blanca sports harbor.

            

La Nucia

Is a valley town less than ten kilometers from Benidorm, and barely 50 kilometers from Alicante airport.The town is in the middle of acres and acres of fertile fruit and vegetable crops. Again a very popular retirement destination many looking for tranquillity and a choice to connect with the more lively on demand! La Nucia provides urbanisations such as; La Nucia Bello Horizonte, Barronco, El Tossal, Hondo,& Coloma.

        

Moraira 

Still, holds its origins of being an old fishing village with gentle and sympathetic population growth in recent years. There is a very strong residential feel to this destination with many green areas (Zona Verde) held to preserve its natural beauty.The residential areas are placed on the east and to the West of the coast and mostly set amongst wooded and valley terrain.This is a wonderful place to consider for year-round residency or for a part of the year holiday home. Situated 80-km North from Alicante, which is an hour and 20-minute drive from the airport. This is definitely one of the more 'upmarket' destinations.  There are many luxury homes here but it is still affordable for most, It’s a relaxed resort and it is protected from high-rise development. There are 3 golden, sandy beaches and there are many rocky coves ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving. Providing scenic beauty both, below water and on land 


         

Gandia

Is part of the Valencian Community located in the Costa del Azahar It is placed 96km North of Alicante and 65 Kilometres South of Valencia. This is a wonderful destination offering the perfect environment for your retirement and a wonderful family lifestyle, no matter what age you are! It seems less of a tourist destination than nearby Javea & Denia. This is very much a location favored by the Spanish.The old town is a lively working town with its awesome, 14th century Palace, (Palacio Ducal de Los Borja) The beach has magnificent white/golden sand and stretches 3.5 km to the sailing club. Gandia this is your opportunity to be one of the first Expat settlers in and around Gandia, In actual fact, there are less than 400 British residents in this area!
Despite this, it offers all the wonderful charm of any of the marvelous Mediterranean coastlines and inland communities, with full infrastructure, communications available. This beautiful location has simply dodged the massive crowds and over urbanisation. There are some wonderful areas worth your consideration for your property investment; La Safor with villages, towns and Spanish residential areas; Alfauir, 5 minutes from the town of Gandia and only 10-minute drive to La Safor and the beach! (The southern part of the Costa Azahar.) Barx; A peaceful rural village set amidst lemon and Orange groves and scenic mountain ranges, only a 15-mile drive to the beach. This, like most of these small communities, has a great supply of shops and it receives many visitors; walkers, cyclists and mountain climbers. who come along to take advantage of the wonderful terrain.


      

Javea

Is only 40 km from Benidorm yet worlds apart! Its coastal geography is divided into two pretty, quaint bays both providing its visitors with beautiful golden sands. There is a small town here but the main town of Javea is 3km inland as with many coastal towns putting distance between themselves and any real threat of Pirate attack in the past there is a 12 century Church, (San Bartolome) This is an area of great interest if you are a diver, with the fresh water cave with two lakes being accessible from here. There are many locations for property investment or relocation here, from; An apartment in the town of Javea or on the outlying resorts around it. Such as Arenal beach and the Montgo area. The Javea Valley with many large plots available to build your own or wonderful individual villas on large plots. And very traditional Spanish areas Cap Marti & Absubi.

       

Altea

Is South of Calpe and only 15-KM a ten-minute drive north along the coast from Benidorm and approximately 1 hour from Alicante. Altea is an exceptionally pretty coastal town built on a hillside which enjoys wonderful views of the Mediterranean from most its medieval streets by the Mediterranean Sea and flanked by some impressive mountains which protect it from the North winds. This Mediterranean hillside. town and its bay are delightful, possessing all of its original charms. Our eyes are naturally attracted to the historical Blue domed church,’El Virgin de Consuelo ‘which is the centerpiece and embodiment of the town. In addition and despite its size, Altea has been awarded the official title of the ‘Cultural Capital of the region of Valencia, for its historical preference and the recently opened University of Culture and Fine Arts’.Places to live in this destination There is a number of marvelous location to live in this area only minutes away from Altea town.; Sierra Altea, Altea La Vella, Horizonte, Jardines Alhama, La Galera, which are only a few of the urbanisations. There are also many hamlets and some charming villages here, one of which is Mascarat.

The Costa Blanca North Average Property Prices:

2 – 3 Bedroom Townhouses and Semi-Detached properties on the coast range from 155.000€ - 280.000€. The Inland prices of properties; A detached property on a detached plot with 2-3 bedrooms you can find for sales at between 165.000€ to 210.000€ or for 3 - 4 bedrooms on large plots between 210.000€ 320.000€. It is possible to also purchase village or townhouses for as little as 55.000€ - 155.000€.
These are a general property style and price guide for location inland from the coastal resorts by approximately 20 minutes. The plot sizes start from 500 M2 to 3000 M2 and above. There are often private pools included in these prices.
Please remember, our Associate Agents are locally placed to provide you with the answers to any questions you may have regarding these destinations in the Costa Blanca North in the Region of Valencia! To get hold of the right person please call office: +44 02920 756980 Mobile: 07482993966 or email: info@adreamhomeinspain.com



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