By EWN • 20 October 2022 • 12:41
Spain is a country privileged by its coasts. So much so that nationals and foreigners alike can find great opportunities to establish their first or second homes along its coastlines.
A recent report by pisos.com confirms that the profitability of rental housing on Spanish beaches has increased to 2.53% in 2022. Therefore, a home on the coast can offer an incomparable profitability with that of a home in the interior.
But where on the coast is the best place to buy a property? The location depends on the tastes and needs of each individual. Especially if that enclave is to become a fixed holiday destination for the buyer. If what you are looking for is to invest to rent, it is advisable to study the options carefully to find a good balance between price and profitability.
Be that as it may, the options available to us to on the coast are innumerable. We have provided a list of five of the most beautiful coastal towns to buy a home in Spain. They will not disappoint you.
Cadaqués is one of the most emblematic towns of the Costa Brava, located in the northwest of Spain, in the province of Girona. Buying a home here is by no means cheap: what was once a traditional fishing village is now an unparalleled tourist hotspot.
The beauty of its characteristic white houses, the intricate narrow streets and its privileged location between the bay and the Cap de Creus make Cadaqués a chic summer resort. It was here that Salvador Dalí established his residence from 1930 until the death of his wife Gala. Today the Salvador Dalí house-museum is just one of the many tourist attractions of this town.
On the Costa Tropical of Granada we find the beautiful town of Salobreña, a charming white village, located on a rock, which has managed to perfectly fit the Mediterranean tradition with its Andalusian and Arab roots. Walking through its narrow streets is a treat for the senses, allowing locals and visitors alike to enjoy the views, the culture and the local gastronomy.
No matter how you look at it, Salobreña is a gift for the senses, because from its houses you can enjoy great views of the Mediterranean in addition to an incredible green area, where sugar cane was once cultivated. The homes you will find for sale here are not too expensive: there are excellent opportunities to buy a house and start enjoying life from a different perspective.
Nerja is a town in Malaga with a strong fishing and agricultural tradition, located in the easternmost part of the Costa del Sol, with more than 320 days of sunshine a year. One of its great jewels is in its natural landscapes, such as Maro, Cerro Gordo and the Natural Park of the Sierras de Tejeda and Almijara, which are spectacular places to enjoy quiet walks outdoors not only during the summer months, but during any season of the year.
In Nerja we can find many different types of properties. The typical Andalusian houses are an option for those who want to live in the centre, but then there are other very quiet urbanisations, which have all the amenities and are close to most services.
We move to the north to visit the town of Comillas, in Cantabria, one of the jewels of the northern coast. Acclaimed as a stately village, this town has the mark of a marquis who made the Americas and the art of the modernists, with the iconic architect Gaudí and the sculptor Llimona. But this is not all that makes Comillas a spectacular municipality.
The beach, near the world’s smallest fishing port (formerly a whaling port), the cliffs of La Garita and El Cabrero, as well as the Oyambre Natural Park, are dream enclaves for those who do not want to lose their connection with nature. It is a summer village, yes, but Comillas is much more: buying a house here can be a bit more expensive, although there is a little bit of everything. What we do assure you is that the investment will always be worth it.
The Balearic Islands are an incomparable paradise and Menorca, is the last coastal town where we want to recommend you buy a property. Fornells, according to most tourist guides, is where the best lobster stew in Menorca is made. Life in this municipality revolves around the port: one of the largest on the island.
One of the difficulties for those looking for housing here will be the high prices. It is difficult to locate opportunities, so it is also difficult to get a good return. Its coastline is one of the most spectacular on the island and is undoubtedly ideal for sailing.
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