Why Retire In Alicante Spain?

With many more days of sunshine than your average British retirement destination, Costa Blanca and the Alicante area are extremely popular locations for Brits looking to retire in Spain. But why is the region so popular and how does retiring in Spain work? We’ve pulled together our guide to why you should retire in Alicante and the best places to consider when retiring abroad.

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Why Retire in Spain?

Spain has long since been a popular destination for holidaymakers but what makes it the perfect place to retire? Whilst it may seem obvious, those retiring in Spain often move for the good weather, preferring sunnier climes for their golden years. There are however plenty of other reasons to retire in Spain including a vibrant culture, purpose-built housing resorts such as the iconic golf resorts of the Costa Blanca and a fantastic array of food and festivities. Healthcare and infrastructure are also big pulls for those looking for the best place to retire.

Why Retire in Costa Blanca?

Costa Blanca is the ideal destination for British sun-seekers. Alicante and the Costa Blanca offer everything from peaceful countryside villas to lively expat centres for every type of retiree. There are plenty of expat groups to get involved with in the area and for those looking for a more authentic Spanish experience, some incredibly charming villages in the region. Here are some of the biggest draws aside from the incredible beaches and natural beauty available.

Alicante Retirement Properties to Suit You

Whatever you are looking for in your new home in Spain, Alicante offers it. Our ‘design your own home’ service for new builds will let you decide exactly what is important for your Costa Blanca retirement property to make it your dream forever home. Alicante and the Costa Blanca also offer plenty of resale properties so you can find your perfect Alicante property in your perfect retirement area. 

Plenty for Golf Fans

If you are a golf-lover thinking of retiring in Alicante or Costa Blanca, you’ll particularly enjoy the huge variety of courses and golf resorts in the region. Welcome Estates sell a number of properties on the iconic golf resorts that would make ideal retirement properties. Resorts such as La Finca Golf are even ideal for those not as interested in teeing off as they are home to fantastic amenities and activities outside of golf that would make them the ideal location for those retiring in Alicante and the Costa Blanca. Find out what it’s like living on a golf course in our blog.

Laid-Back Spanish Culture

The Spanish way of life is also a massive draw for those looking to retire in the Costa Blanca. The Costa Blanca region is home to a number of historical sights and has frequent festivals to explore. For food-lovers, the region also offers a number of gastronomical delights, perfect for pairing with a glass of wine. Find out more about living in Spain as an expat in our blog.

Fantastic Amenities and Standard of Living

Another reason to retire in Alicante is Spain’s fantastic infrastructure and standard of living. Spain is often named one of the best places to retire in Europe with excellent healthcare, transport and amenities available to residents. Alicante airport is Spain’s fifth largest with plenty of connections to the UK and beyond and great connections to the ret of the country for trips away from your new home.

Talk to the Experts in Alicante Retirement Properties

Alicante has the perfect Mediterranean Climate and an area to suit every type of retiree whether you are looking for a laid-back relaxing spot or one full of action and activities. To find out more about retiring to the Costa Blanca, talk to our Spanish property specialists. Our knowledgeable team will help find the perfect property for you that ticks all of your retirement boxes. Contact our team now to get started.


Highly Qualified and Experienced Staff

Our highly skilled team will be able to guide you through the process of buying and selling in Spain, answering any questions that arise along the way. All our staff have an excellent knowledge of the area and the current market. The team is here to help make your life as comfortable and easy as possible.

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