A marine reserve a boat trip away from Alicante

A marine reserve a boat trip away from Alicante

13-01-2019

The island of Tabarca is a natural marine reserve a short boat ride away from the city of Alicante on the Costa Blanca. For those who love nature and are looking to buy a holiday home on the Costa Blanca with easy access to natural surroundings as well as local amenities, this coast has some excellent choices. Just 11 nautical miles from Alicante, Tabarca is easily accessible by one of the org...

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Still plenty to gain in Spain for post-Brexit Brits

Still plenty to gain in Spain for post-Brexit Brits

18-12-2018

Spain is one of the leading locations for British expats to emigrate too – in fact, it’s estimate that over 300,000 UK-born people now reside in the Spanish portion of the Iberian Peninsula. One might be forgiven for think that with Brexit that might all change. Luke Thomas of Abode2, speaks to Marc Pritchard of Taylor Wimpey about why that’s not the case. Leading Spanish home ...

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A straightforward process - buying a house in Spain

A straightforward process - buying a house in Spain

07-12-2018

Buying a house in Spain is not as complicated an experience as some would have you believe. With the right broker behind you, the house buying process is relatively straightforward and manageable within realistic timescales. It is important to remember that if you make an offer on a house in Spain, even when it is accepted it is not a deal that is set in stone until certain processes have been...

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Running with the bulls in Spain’s Pamplona

Running with the bulls in Spain’s Pamplona

14-11-2018

When thinking of Spain, thoughts wander towards tapas, sunshine, and of course, running with the bulls. Jolanda van de Streek from ImmoVario shares the thrill of summer in Pamplona with Abode2. The annual San Fermín festival in Pamplona in Spain's Navarre region isn't for the faint of heart. The festival took place over 7 days from July 7 to 14 in 2018. Six bulls who normally fight in the...

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Why now is the time to buy in Spain before Brexit

Why now is the time to buy in Spain before Brexit

02-11-2018

Brexit may still be under negotiation yet for those looking to escape to warmer climates to enjoy their winter and summer holidays or retirement, it has been found to have spurred them on in their search for a home in the sun. Increased demand across Europe Spain, Portugal, France, Malta and Cyprus have all seen increases in the number of people looking to buy before the end of 2018, just ...

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The quieter side of the white isle

The quieter side of the white isle

06-10-2018

Much more than just a hotspot for hedonists – Ibiza is luring a new wave of second-homer prioritising the sound of peace over heady beat partying. Laura Henderson, managing editor of Abode2, takes a walk on the quiet side When enterprising artisan Joan Mari opened his drive-up bar on the outskirts of San Carlos in the north of Ibiza in 1954, little did he know that his makeshift hangout wou...

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Castles and sandcastles on the Costa Blanca

Castles and sandcastles on the Costa Blanca

14-09-2018

The Costa Blanca is one of Spain's most famous holiday destinations. You might have already been to Benidorm to soak up the sun, enjoyed a city break in Alicante or paella on the beach in Valencia but there's a whole host of other adventures awaiting you on this white coast. Did you know that the Costa Blanca boasts more than 170 beautiful white beaches? Did you also know that there are more t...

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Get away from it all on the Costa Maresme

Get away from it all on the Costa Maresme

06-09-2018

If you are looking for a holiday home with access to a fantastic city but that offers you the chance to simply sit back and relax with a beautiful view when you're not taking in the sights in the city centre, then the Costa Maresme is the perfect choice for you. Located just north of Barcelona, it's a relaxing haven away from the hustle and bustle of Barcelona. Stretching from the north of Bar...

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Menorca: The exclusive untouched gem of the Balearic Islands

Menorca: The exclusive untouched gem of the Balearic Islands

22-08-2018

Stephen Penn, content editor at Abode2, takes a look at how Menorca is rising up the ranks and becoming a hot investment spot for a unique Balearic experience When thinking about the Balearic Islands it’s easy to stereotype them as vibrant party islands, but one island has retained its quiet Mediterranean charm over the years, and is now becoming the place to invest. In the 1970s, the...

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Article related to “property for sale in Almería” - 07-04-2016

Almeria - excellent property investment opportunity

18-08-2018

Spain's Costa de Almeria represents a great find for both the investor and homeowner alike. With home prices at snap-me-up-now prices and a city steeped in history, head there now to find your dream home in the south of Spain. An extensive list of low-cost airline routes link Almeria to the rest of Europe. Located just 9km from the centre of Almeria, the airport is well placed for anyone wantin...

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Positive vibes for Marbella´s property market

Positive vibes for Marbella´s property market

18-07-2018

The allure of sun-soaked Marbella is strong, and it’s having an extremely positive impact on the property market. Stephen Penn, content editor of Abode2 spoke to a local real estate agency to get the findings from their latest property market report. Across the board, virtually every indicator of activity of the Marbella property market and its economy is positive. Last year, the incre...

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Embrace the pleasure principle at Pikes

Embrace the pleasure principle at Pikes

15-06-2018

Ibiza’s ultimate hostelry of hedonism – Pikes Hotel may have embraced a wonderland makeover under the infamous Ibiza Rocks brand - but it’s still an island must, as Laura Henderson, the Managing Editor of Abode2, discovers. Nestled a few miles away from the drink-party-repeat clubbing scene of San Antonio - Pikes has played host to many a fast-living celebrity Mick Jagger, Geo...

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La moda española

La moda española: Spanish fashion brands to add to your wardrobe

06-06-2018

When you think of fashion, which countries spring to mind? France, Italy? The question is, should you be adding Spain to that list? For those that have already travelled to some of Spain's major cities to check out the shopping potential, the answer is an obvious yes! Spanish fashion continues to find new ground and new fans, from high street fast-fashion to high-end designers flying the fashion f...

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Evoking Ibiza´s party scene with bespoke art

Evoking Ibiza´s party scene with bespoke art

21-05-2018

A scene-stealer for its Balearic-Beat coastline and high-octane nightlife, Ibiza is perhaps best known as the world’s premier dance music destination. White Isle resident and clubbing aficionado, Nick Pagett is honouring this heritage through art.  A thumping baseline is the ubiquitous heartbeat of life on the vibrant island of Ibiza, a sun-kissed getaway that has morphed from its bo...

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May in Córdoba

May in Córdoba

05-05-2018

Córdoba's events calendar comes alive in May, just before the real heat of the Andalucian summer arrives. May starts with the patio festival. A lot of the older buildings in the town centre in Córdoba have a central patio, a feature of Cordoban houses that was inherited from the Romans but proliferated by the Moors. Patios were a shaded area which could be, and still are, decorate...

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