Property for sale in Orihuela Costa
A rising star in recent years, the Orihuela Costa in Spain just seems to get more popular every year that goes by. If you want the sun, beaches, British tourists galore and highly affordable property, look no further.
The most densely developed part of the Southern Costa Blanca, Orihuela Costa comprises a string of connecting resorts and residential communities that run south from Torrevieja. These include Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenia, Villamartín and Los Dolses, Cabo Roig and Campoamor. Many of these are within around an hour of both Alicante and Murcia San Javier airports, both well supplied with flights from the UK.
The fact that €60,000 still gets you a property here - although prices are on the move upwards - is part of the appeal. It’s more affordable than the northern Costa Blanca and there is a greater choice of new-build schemes too. There’s no doubt that the market has well and truly recovered in this portion of Spain - if not quite back to the boom year levels.
The good news is that you can just about get a two-bedroom apartment for around €75,000 now in resorts like Playa Flamenca or La Zenia, but you’ll need to move fast. Alternatively, you can get a brand-new three-bed townhouse for around €175,000 in Villamartin, an area that has been one of our single most popular locations for property searches across the world. In comparison, properties are a bit cheaper if you go inland to Algorfa, or towards Torrevieja.
Although it’s a little inland itself, Villamartin is close to the beaches of La Zenia, Cabo Roig and La Flamenca, and Los Dolses is a gated community nearby. Villamartin Plaza is a bustling hub of restaurants, bars, shops, and banks both day and night. Both families and retirees are both well catered for here.
But then the fact that this area is so popular is because you have everything on tap: clean Blue Flag beaches, the famous strip with its lively night life and the La Zenia Boulevard shopping mall (the largest in Alicante region) that for some is a family day out in itself with its restaurants, kids playground, and bowling. Or maybe you prefer golfing? There are four golf courses within a 15-minute drive of each other.
If you like an easy Anglo-friendly life in the sun and a place where most things are more affordable than their comparables in the UK, then this is the place for you. Use the tab above to search for a property for sale in Orihuela Costa.