Retired couple Dabi and Devi can’t wait to say goodbye to the grey skies of Croydon and hola to the sunshine and heat in the seaside town of Gandia in Valencia. They're looking for a second home that they can spend up to six months at a time in and they have a budget of £180,000. Lee Juggurnauth lines up 5 impressive options but will any wow them enough to make the move?
Why buy here?
Oliva is a town in the heart of Spain’s orange growing region, nestled between mountains and coastline. Its closest airport is Valencia, an hour north and where direct flights from the UK take just over 2 hours. Close to other Costa Blanca hotspots like Alicante and Benidorm, Oliva is fast becoming a holiday destination in its own right; with visitors being drawn to the amazing weather with over 300 days of sunshine a year.