Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

We love that Marbella is a small city on the beach where the smell of orange blossoms, the beauty of elegant marinas and the comfort of the traditional old town will make learning Spanish a pleasure and a thrill. Marbella is a place to put your feet up and relax into the Spanish language and culture. We love that you can walk everywhere, and will discover the city’s hidden gems whether you’re looking for…

The Spanish economy grew 3.2%

The Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016

In 2016, the Spanish economy outperformed all the forecasts made by expert organizations, which had been expecting a slowdown in the early part of the year. Instead, the Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016, the same pace as the previous year, according to preliminary figures released on Monday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). And why? Well, for the most part it was the hard work, stoicism and positivity of Spain’s population that helped the country…

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as "south gate" of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as “south gate” of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro Alcántara will hold this year at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid Fitur 2017 a commitment to nature tourism and will be presented as a ‘south gate’ to the Sierra de Las Nieves. In the exhibitor of Marbella will be projected a promotional video with images of enclaves like the swamp of Las Medranas and Lake of the Tortugas. Ecotourism “is an important asset to fight seasonality and attract tourists outside the…

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The profitability of housing as an investment grows to 6.3%

Real estate investment in Spain, in any of the products analyzed by Idealista, offered at the end of 2016 rates of return higher than those recorded a year earlier. These yields multiply by four, in the worst case, those of the 10-year State Bonds (1.4%). The profitability of housing as an investment grows to 6.3%  from 5.5% a year ago, due to the higher growth rate of rental prices compared to sales prices. According to…

Why buy property on the Costa del Sol?

Why buy property on the Costa del Sol?

Now, you can argue about the quality of life – some people say that life on the Costa del Sol isn’t all it’s cut out to be –  but you can’t really argue about the weather. The Costa del Sol, and especially the area around Marbella, has the best climate in mainland Europe, with abundant sunshine, and pleasant temperatures in the winter months. Most people would concede that life is much easier to…

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

The economic impact of the presence of these clubs and their fans in the area is estimated to be about 6.5 million euros Nearly 70 teams will be coming to the Costa del Sol, hoping to escape the cold and to keep fit while they have no matches to play, and the hotels are taking advantage of this to overcome their problem of seasonal tourism. A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this…

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017!  Prices have fallen by up to 31% at major resorts and city break destinations worldwide, according to a new report on travel costs. As sterling continues to strengthen against other world currencies, thestudy, compiled by Post Office Travel Money, has found that costs fell at 23 of 44 destinations surveyed. For the once that decide to go for holiday to Costa…

The Costa del Sol has the largest amount of new housing available in all the Mediterranean

The Costa del Sol has the largest amount of new housing available in all the Mediterranean

The Costa del Sol has the largest amount of new housing available in all the Mediterranean costal areas, with 2,482 new properties. The Costa Blanca comes next with 2,110, according to data given by ST-Valuation Society (ST) at the end of last year. The amount of new property around the coast of Malaga beats that of Madrid (2,158) and Barcelona (1,072).   According to ST-Valuation (ST), the supply of new housing on the five main Mediterranean…

What you should really pre-empt before selling your property in Spain

What you should really pre-empt before selling your property

  When selling your property in Spain, many sellers are not fully aware of what they are going to have to calculate in terms of costs before getting the real net figure.  When you have made the decision of selling your property  you ought to consider the costs involved before establishing the asking price. Property market on the Costa del Sol is competitive so getting the selling price spot on is essential to sell your…

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Top 12 Things Spain is Famous for in the world

Spain, as a country is so easy and yet so difficult to describe. The not-so-little, oh-so-pretty and eye-stabbing-beautiful country of Spain is undoubtedly one of the best countries of the world thanks to it’s all round aspect of great food, people, art, culture and architecture. Spain has something beautiful and significant to offer to each and every person who goes to Spain. Like adventure? You have loads! Love food? Every Spanish region boasts of…