The south of Spain is blessed with some of the best weather in Europe, the area of Marbella, Estepona and Benahavis are blessed with a unique micro climate, while other parts of Spain can see extreme heat in the summer months and while not extreme cold like other parts of Europe still a bit of a chill in comparison to the micro-climate of the golden triangle. Surprisingly this part of Spain is very green, while it still has over 300 days of sun per year, when it rains it still delivers a considerable amount of water to the area nourishing the plant life and give the sun kissed area stunning green spaces. This is one of the many reasons the area is so desirable. People from all over the world are starting to see the beauty Spain has to offer and in particular the South. The mountains and hills provide views like no other with 2 continents and 3 countries visible from one place it truly is a special part of the world.
The weather may have been what originally brought people to the south of Spain, but, Marbella has now established itself as one of the leading luxury resorts not just in Europe but worldwide, with Spain coming in at number 2 behind France for total number of international tourists the area has seen a massive boost from the extra money and exposure.
While the luxury brands and high end restaurants may attract people to the area it is often commented that the quality of life and food on a whole is one of the best in the world, friendly locals mixed with the cosmopolitan international visitors gives the area a unique feeling which sparks a desire to make Marbella a home whether part time or full time the demand is high for luxury villas For sale in Marbella, Benahavis which is the hills of Marbella has seen a sharp boost in home purchases by foreigners.
The property market has seen its ups and downs, with the crash of 2008 hitting Spain particularly hard, Marbella was one of the quickest to recover, now with a new clientele of entrepreneurs with more mobility in working online are starting to spend some time in the warmer parts of the world. The rental market is very strong and often is a precursor to buying property.
Those looking for warmer winter months tend to relocate in the winter months to Spain while spending the summer months in their home country.
With the big hotel groups investing millions in new hotel developments in the area, shows the future of Marbella is bright, with this in mind, the only choice is whether to search for villas in Marbella or penthouses for sale in Benahavis.
If you are looking for an estate agent in Marbella then Abode International is highly recommended.
There are many estate agents in Marbella, finding the right one for you can be a challenge in itself, Abode international specializes in finding international buyers homes in the area, with each area offering something different by matching your desired lifestyle to an area and property the team at abode are understand the importance of location as well as property, and while it is easy to see many properties online, without expert knowledge of the area it is hard to know what is good value and what will be suitable for each home buyer.
This is why expert knowledge is so important with such a big decision.