Former detectives Penny and Jon still work for the police, but now with retirement on the horizon they can’t wait to buy a holiday home in Spain they can escape to for the winter. They’ve decided Northern Costa Almeria is the perfect place, and have asked Ben Hillman to find them their dream property for a budget of £100,000, which must have a communal pool, and be close to both the beach and a golf course. After following up his leads, house hunting sleuth Ben has lined-up five fantastic options that he thinks matches the description, but will he end up collaring a sale?
Northern Costa Almeria
About the area
The province of Almeria sits in the centre of southern Spain and has its own airport with flights from 12 UK destinations. Famous for its stunning beaches and pretty towns and villages, Almeria is a great place to own a holiday home. The province is actually the driest region in Europe, with average annual temperature close to 20 degrees, it has the weather to boot. While there's over 130 miles of coastline here, we’re focusing on the north of the region where the towns of Vera and Mojacar with their beautiful old towns and great coastal resorts which attract loads of holiday makers. The three popular golf courses in this part of the region also make it a great place to be.