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Muebles Murcia- What Makes Our FREE Furniture Offer Possible? Our Trusted Supplier

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We’re a trusted and established company supplying homes to people all over the East coast of Spain…but what makes us proud to say we are ‘the agent that gives our clients more’?

Part of the Dream Spanish Homes ethos is our client aftercare, meaning an easy buying experience for fully furnished homes and great locations at a great price.

We just don’t offer home owners a new home, but we offer them many more benefits to buying a home. We offer a no surprise service and in some cases free inspection trips and golf memberships, and sometimes even a free car.

So, how do we do it, you may be asking? Well, in the example of our free furntiure officer, it’s partly with thanks to a trusted supplied called Muebles located in nearby city of Murcia.

 

Let’s Meet Muebles of Murcia

Since the 1930’s the Muebles business has been dedicated to the manufacturing of high quality furniture for a great price. They’re one of the experts in furniture this side of Spain offering great advice, a furniture creation process, custom furniture and guaranteed quality products.

Throughout the decades of changing styles and trends, they have always kept on top offering the latest national and international trends and innovations key to making your new house a home.

One of the best perks of using Muebles is their service. They can help produce custom made projects and furniture to solve any space problems.

 

Great Muebles Products

One of the greatest perks of Muebles is the amount of products they offer. From Mattresses, dining furniture to bedroom sets and illuminations. They have it all. And they just don’t offer a few bed peices or dining furniture. They have hundreds of products in each of their sections. Below is an overview of some of the products they offer.

  • Dining room furniture (Tables, chairs)
  • Bedroom furniture for children and adults (Double beds, single beds, modern beds, train beds)
  • Folding beds
  • Sofas and Sofa beds
  • Office furniture (Desks, chairs, etc.)
  • Cabinets and Jewellers
  • Mattresses
  • Chairs, mirrors, lamps, etc.
  • Odd jobs

 

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From Store to Your Floor

You don’t need to worry about transporting the furniture you choose for your dream home. Muebles themselves offer a free delivery service no matter how big your order is. No matter how much furniture you need delivered whether its one van load or three Muebles will guarantee it arriving within the days specified.

Don’t worry you can always take home whichever furniture you can from the store. If you have your own van or car and have room for your that special lamp that would fit into your living room nicely, you can always make sure that it arrives in perfect condition by bringing it home yourself.

Muebles also offer a guarantee in the condition of your products when delivered. They have a range of trusted and qualified workers who handle, transport and deliver your good on time. This means you don’t need to worry one bit when you have products arriving from Muebles.

Before Muebles deliver your products they have a team of experts and professionals to make sure, if you have any special made furniture that it will fit appropriately into your dream home. This way Muebles make sure, you will not be left disappointed when your furniture arrives.

 

Where to Find Them?

Muebles are located in the capital city of Murcia, also called Murcia. They have two locations within the city, one along the main Avda Ciudad de Almeria and the other is on the Av del Palmer road in the south of the city. To display as much stock as possible, they spread their superb range across two locations.

One of the sites is more accessible to people who may not necessary known Spain or haven’t got experience while driving in Spain. Dream Spanish Homes can assist any of our clients and bring you to Muebles easily if you need assistance. This way it is easy for you to find ideal furniture without having more stress and we can also discuss other parts of your property and plans when moving.

 

Our Relationship with Muebles

Over the years of operating Dream Spanish Homes have established a long and experienced hand of friendship with Muebles. They’re our leading suppliers and we can trust them to the moon and back. They have supplied many of our clients with excellent deals, making mving that small bit more comfortable and stress free.

From the start of our relationship we have estended our friendship till the point, we at Dream Spanish Homes can offer deals with Muebles. When buying a property (Depending on the property), Dream Spanish Homes can often offer our clients a budget to spend in Muebles. This way you can receive all the furniture you need in your new home, from new bed furniture to new smaller essentials and Muebles and Dream Spanish Homes can extend our relationshsip.

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Essential Things To Do in Murcia, South East Spain

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The beautiful region of Murcia, found in Southeastern Spain, includes the seventh-largest city in the country. You will find popular places located in this region such as Los Alcazares, Mar Menor, and Costa Calida. Murcia offers so much to see and do, an amazing selection of restaurants and bars plus exciting festival and events throughout the year. That’s not to mention the stunning weather! Read on to discover some unmissable things to do…

Los Alcazares

Essential Things To Do in Los Alcazares

Golf Delux

One of the top things that you can’t miss out on while in Los Alcazares is the ‘crazy golf’ course at Golf Delux. This isn’t any ordinary mini-golf, it’s a challenging mini-golf course that offers lots of fun and friendly competition for friends and families. It’s one of the most popular activities in Los Alcazares and even TripAdvisor has it ranked as the number one thing to do here! So make sure you check out this brilliant course that everyone can enjoy.

Rail Tours

Take a trip on the fun tourist train in Los Alcazares known as ‘El Habanero’ that takes you around the town every 45 minutes. This is a great way to explore Los Alcazares and find the best spots. The train allows you to hop on and off at different locations, where you can spend time exploring each place. This is a popular attraction with tourists that’s pretty cheap and offers lots of fun. Even on the train with its music and guides to help you find what you’re looking for.
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Playa Las Salinas

Ranked number three on TripAdvisor for things to do in Los Alcazares is the stunning beach known as ‘Play Las Salinas’. The is a great beach to visit in Los Alcazares as no holiday is complete without a trip to the beach where you can relax and work on getting your golden tan. Located in a popular area with a variety of restaurant and bars within walking distance from the beach, you really couldn’t ask for more,.

Museo Aeronautico Municipal

If you enjoy history then you must visit Los Alcazares military and aircraft museum known as ‘Museo Aeronautico Municipal.’  In this small but interesting museum, you will experience both the Spanish military aviation history and the local aviation history in Los Alcazares. A great museum for anyone wanting to learn more about the military history of Los Alcazares full of photos, displays and exhibits that are worth checking out.

Murcia Bike Hire

A fun way to explore Los Alcazares is to hire a bike from ‘Murcia Bike Hire’. They offer a friendly service and will even bring the bike to you if needed. There is a variety of cycling routes in Los Alcazares that you can try out on your own or with your friends. You could spend hours cycling through the streets and meeting the locals. The perfect way to find some hidden gems in this town.
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Best Bar in Los Alcazares

The Celt Irish Bar

One of the most popular bars located here is the ‘Celt Irish Bar’ which offers a great atmosphere and friendly staff. You can never go wrong with an Irish bar in Spain and this is one you need to check out. Lively bar with great food and a great location to watch sporting events or to meet other tourists.
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Chill LA

A second bar that we highly recommend is ‘Chill LA’ which is designed for people who want to celebrate together, or simply relax in a bright and stylish bar. Perfect place for when you need a break from the beach and the sunshine, where you’ll be greeted with a warm welcome that’s like no other and of course a chilled drink.

The Parlour Irish Bar

Another popular Irish bar located on the beachfront is ‘The Parlour’ which is a great place for watching sports and for that after the beach drink to cool you down. This bar offers fantastic views across the Mar Menor that makes it even better. Chill out with a refreshing drink and appreciate the unspoilt views. In the evenings there is some live music to enjoy where you are sure to have a good time.
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The Brewery Pub

If you are looking for a bar with a great selection of excellent beer then ‘The Brewery Pub’ is the place for you. The bar hosts Heidi and Gordon provide you with a lovely welcome that’ll make you feel right at home. The Brewery Pub is the perfect place to stop at day or night with affordable prices and a relaxing atmosphere.

Harrys Bar

Another great bar in Los Alcazares is ‘Harrys Bar’ that is a lovely spot on a hot and sunny day. With its cold beers and friendly staff and being located in a busy plaza that shows all major sporting events makes it a great find. You can’t go wrong with this bar and it has many great reviews on TripAdvisor.

Cafeteria Bar Trebol 3

Looking for a cool and modern sports bar then you have to visit ‘Cafeteria Bar Trebol 3’. This stylish bar is a great place to have a drink and to try some nice food. They also offer amazing coffee and a great breakfast menu that you should try.
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Best Restaurant in Los Alcazares

The New Sibarit

Ranked number one on Tripadvisor for the best restaurant in Los Alcazares is ‘The New Sibarit’. At this bar/restaurant, it offers amazing cocktails and food with great music to add to its lively atmosphere. This bar is different to anywhere you’ve been before with its large collection of drinks available, outside terrace and the perfect location to bring together  friends and family.

Little Sicily

Looking for a taste of Italy in Spain then why not try out the ‘Little Sicily’ restaurant that offers a variety of great Italian dishes for you to try. This small family run restaurant is a hit with many tourist and staff that’ll make sure you have a great experience. Highly recommend booking in advance as this restaurant is very popular and we don’t want you to be disappointed.
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New Luisine’s Restauracion

One of the best-hidden gems in Los Alcazares when it comes to amazing food is the ‘New Luisine’s restaurant.’ You can try a selection of Mediterranean, European and Spanish style dishes.The food here is freshly prepared and tastes delicious and we can guarantee you’ll be back more than once.

Bistro Heming-way

Another restaurant that you should visit is ‘Bistro Heming-way’ if you’re looking to try new and exciting dishes with great flavours. It’s the perfect place for larger parties as the bistro offers plenty of room for you and your guests. Bistro Heming-way also offers outdoor seating which is great for cooler summer evenings. The staff will cater to all your needs and if you have a celebration they will make sure to provide you with an unforgettable experience.
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Pasty Shack

If you’re looking somewhere to have a quick but tasty breakfast then you can’t go wrong with Pasty Shack in Los Alcazares. They offer a great selection of breakfast meals and a similar great lunch menu to try out at reasonable prices. On Sundays, they offer an amazing carvery that you can enjoy.

Curry Leaf

Indian food is always tasty and we can guarantee that’s what you’ll get at ‘Curry Leaf’ in Los Alcazares. This restaurant offers you an amazing selection of Indian and Asian meals with a quick service. They offer you a variety of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes to suit all tastes, you really can’t go wrong with ‘Curry Leaf.’
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Mar Menor (La Manga Del The Mar Menor)

Unmissable things to do in Mar Menor (La Manga Del Mar Menor)

El Faro De Cabo

The top thing to do in Mar Menor as TripAdvisor suggests is to visit ’El Faro De Cabo’ which is a beautiful historic lighthouse. Although you can’t see inside the lighthouse you can climb up to its location and see some stunning views. As well as simply appreciating the beautiful architecture of the lighthouse that is worth seeing up close. There is also a great cafe at the top where you can sit and enjoy a coffee or a cold drink.

Kalima Charter

An unmissable attraction is the ‘Kalima Charter’ which is a sailboat tour that can sit up to 12 people. This is an amazing opportunity to explore and discover Mar Menor and the Mediterranean sea. You’ll be taken out to the middle of the ocean, where you can enjoy beautiful coves and a swim in the crystal clear water. Onboard the sailing ship it offers you a variety of amenities such as two fridges, a freezer, outdoor bbq and music. This is a great day out at sea where you’ll have plenty of fun on and off the sailboat.

Adventure Divers and Activity Center

Learn how to scuba dive with ‘Adventure Diver and Activity Centre’ where professionally trained staff will make sure you are ready to go and explore the magical underwater world. They also offer many other fun activities such as jet ski hire, powerboating, sail excursions, kayaking and many more. You’ll never be bored with their variety of water sports available for all ages.

Aqua Adicta Watersports

Another place that offers fun and adventurous outdoor activities is’ Aqua Adicta Watersport’ in Mar Menor in Southern Spain. At this family-run business, you can learn to stand up paddleboard, sail and go on a kayak safari as well as different boat trips available. One of the most popular attractions that they offer is doughnut rides that are plenty of fun for everyone.

Go- Kart Mar Menor

Enjoy some friendly competition with your family and friends at ‘Go-Kart Mar Menor.’ A fun activity for all ages as you race around the cool track in a go-kart, with a variety of different go-karts to choose from. Also located here is a games room and a cafe with a big outdoor seating area to relax.

Cala Del Pino

You cannot miss the opportunity to have a swim in the beautiful coves known as ‘Cala Del Pino.’ A beautiful hidden bay with crystal clear water that is a busy place during peak season. Also here you’ll find a nice picnic area for your family and friends to chill and to take in the great views.

Best Bar in Mar Menor

Bar Galactica

The popular bar of ‘Galactica’ is located on the busy main road close to the beach. Service at this bar is fast and friendly where you can enjoy the local snacks and cheap and cheerful delicious cold beers and more. They are famous for their Tostada (Breakfast toast) and is said to be the biggest in La Manga del Mar Menor so you must try that out.

Royal Shisha

Another bar you should check out in Mar Menor is ‘Royal Shisha’ with its eastern inspired decor inside and friendly staff that offer something a little different to your typical bar. The bar has a great variety of drinks and cocktails that one can enjoy after a busy day in the sun.

Bongo

If you’re looking to have a good time then head to ‘Bongo Bar’ which is a popular spot with tourists in the area of Mar Menor. Lively bar with great music and a great atmosphere that’s not to be missed.

Best Restaurant in Mar Menor

Restaurante Mexicano

You can’t miss out on the amazing Mexican food served at ‘Restaurante Mexicano’ in La Manga Del Mar Menor. This restaurant has a nice atmosphere with great Mexican dishes such as their very tasty fajitas and quesadillas that you have to try.

El Camarote de la Martinique

If your searching for some fine dining and elegance in Mar Menor then ‘El Camarote de la Martinique’ is the place you should visit. This place serves lovely food from fresh fish to tasty meat dishes with amazing views looking over the Mar Menor. This is the perfect setting for a romantic night with your other half.

Bonobo La Manga

Located right next to the beach you will find the lovely place of ‘‘Bonono La Manga’ where you could grab a bite to eat after a day spent on the beach. Lots of positive reviews about this place on TripAdvisor and they offer excellent seafood and service with reasonable pricing.

Area Sunset

If you are wanting to try some great local Spanish dishes then we suggest checking out ‘Area Sunset.’ This is another restaurant that is located in a beautiful area, offering sea views. You can enjoy Spanish style breakfast, lunch and dinner here along with a great selection of other dishes that might interest you.

Yaho La Manga

Another place that you have to try is ‘Yaho La Mango’ with their amazing Asian and Thai dishes that is a food lovers dream, so delicious. We recommend trying the sushi rolls and the amazing Thai curries available here, you won’t regret it!

Costa Calida and Murcia

Unmissable Things To Do in Costa Calida and The Region of Murcia

Terra Natura

You can’t miss out on visiting the region’s biggest water park known as ‘Terra Natura.’ This waterpark offers so much fun and activities that the whole family will love. Terra Natura’s offers a variety of giant slides, pools, lazy rivers and more for you to have a fun-filled day. It’s also a great way to cool down from hot Spanish weather and is only 10 minutes away from the centre of Murcia.

El Valle y Carrascoy Regional Park

If you are looking for a change from the beach then we suggest losing your sandals and heading to ‘El Valle y Carrascoy Regional Park’ to enjoy some great walking in Murcia. This is one of the first parks in Costa Calida to integrate wildlife and is now home to a variety of different native mammals and birds. There is a variety of marked pathways for people of different fitness. We suggest going on a guided trek to learn more about the unique landscape found here.

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Great family activity in the region of Murcia is to take a trip to the science and water museum known as ‘Museo de la Ciencia y el Agua.’ This museum has so much to offer from its mini- planetarium, telescope training, workshops and more. This is a favourite with local families and tourists in the area where you can learn and have fun at the same time.

Visit The Sea Resort of Mazarron

A great seaside resort found in Costa Calida known as Mazarron is full of sandy beaches, sea life, harbours and history that you have to explore further. If you’re staying in this area or coming to visit for the day, just wandering around and seeing the beautiful architecture is worth your while. Take a visit to the marina and you’ll find a variety of boat trips where you could see dolphins up close. This pretty little seaside resort is the perfect place to spend some time at with its lively atmosphere, waterfront and variety of great restaurants to check out.

Parque Rafael de la Cedran

One of the best-loved adventure parks in Tentegorra, Costa Calida is ‘Parque Rafael de la Cedra’ where you’ll find lots of tourist coming and going. There is so many great things to try out here from long zip- lines, aerial assault courses and treetop walkways. Definitely for the adventurous types and those who aren’t afraid of heights.

Best Bar in Costa Calida and The Region of Murcia

Throughout the whole of Costa Calida and the region of Murcia, there is an amazing selection of bars and restaurant that you must check out, here are just a few on the best ones that we have picked out.

The Vista Bar

Located in the town of Mazarron in Costa Calida you will come across the lovely ‘Vista Bar’ that is a great place for a night out or to enjoy some nice food. This bar has a variety of different events on from quiz nights to karaoke nights that you may enjoy.

Imagine Mazarron

If you’re looking for a bar with a lively atmosphere then visit ‘imagine Mazarron in Costa Calida. This is a popular tourist hotspot and a place where you will have a great time, meeting new people. During the summer months, they put on a variety of event such as a foam party that you don’t want to miss.

Kailua Surfer Bar

Check out the unmissable ‘Kailua Surfer Bar’ in Mazarron located in Costa Calida. This surfer style bar is a great place to taste some of the nicest cocktails in the area. This bar also offers a variety of national and international beers that may interest you and as well as great music and harbour views.

Mazinguer

If you enjoy drinking gin then ‘Mazinguer’ in Cartagena, Costa Calida is the place for you with their large selection of gins and bartenders that known a lot about them. The bar also has a lovely welcoming atmosphere, great design, high-quality products and bartenders that love what they do.

Mister Witt Cafe

Another great bar for you to visit is ‘Mister Witt Cafe’ in Cartagena, Costa Calida that offers live music and great drinks that you must try. Most nights they will have a jazz performer which helps to create a lively atmosphere. With its gothic style decor and quirky table, setting helps add to the uniqueness of the place that is worth checking out for that alone.

Best Restaurants in Costa Calida

Restaurante Magoga

Number one on our list and number one on TripAdvisor when it comes to the best restaurants in Cartagena, Costa Calida is ‘Restaurant Magoga.’ You will not be disappointed at this restaurant with its amazing Spanish, European and Mediterranean dishes available. So much to choose from, but we can guarantee whatever you chose it will taste delicious.

Malvasia

The next restaurant that we highly recommend is ‘Malvasia’ in Cartagena, Costa Calida which offers quality dishes especially their seafood options that you have to try. They also provide a friendly service that makes you feel relaxed and welcomed.

La Sella

If you are a vegetarian or wish to try something different then head to ‘la Sella’ in Cartagena where you’ll find amazing vegetarian dishes. Delicious food that is well presented with amazing flavours that are healthy, what’s not to love about this place.

Casa Beltri

Next on out list is ‘Casa Beltri’ also located in Cartagena which offers a selection of Japanese, Mediterranean and European style food. This restaurant is set in a beautiful old building and is sure to be a hit with its variety on the menu alone.

El Faro Cafeteria

Located in Mazarron, Costa Calida you will find ‘El Faro Cafeteria’ where you can have a nice meal as you enjoy the spectacular views of the entire port of Mazarron. It’s a place full of charm and delicious food from its milkshakes and cocktails which will refresh you on a hot summer’s day.

Casa Blas Restaurant

Another popular spot in Mazarron is ‘Casa Blas Restaurant’ where you’ll enjoy amazing steaks, some say even the best in all of Costa Calida. A very busy spot so if you plan on going make sure to book in advance so that you don’t miss out.

Alicante

Now we are moving on to another popular area in Spain known as ‘Alicante’ which is located in the community of Valencia, in the region of Costa Blanca. Keep reading to find out all the best attractions, bars and restaurants in the area of Alicante.

Unmissable Things To Do in Alicante

Explanada de Españ

You must take a visit to Alicante’s famous promenade known as the ‘Explanada De Espana.’ It’s a lovely way to go from the old town of Alicante to the city’s beautiful seafront. Family walks are apart of many Spanish cities and this marble-laid promenade helps you do it in style. As you walk beneath the palm trees and get a sense of Alicante’s personality from the local market stalls. It’s a nice place to simply take in your surroundings and more.

Casco Antiguo

While in Alicante you must explore the old part known as ‘Casco Antiguo.’ This beautiful neighbourhood is located on the hillside beneath the famous castle. You can wander through the streets and appreciate how pretty the homes are. As locals take great pride in decorating their balconies with flowers and beautiful colours. You can also check out the many different cafes, bars and restaurants located in this area for you to relax after wandering around all day.

Basilica of Santa Maria

A trip to Alicante is not complete without checking out one of the oldest churches located in the city known as ‘Basilica of Santa Maria.’ This stunning historic church is near the foot of the mountain and not far from the popular beach of Postiguet. This church was built around the 13th century and has some of the best architecture from is sombre looking twin towers. Inside the church, you can check out the gothic style and 14th-century statue of Santa Maria as well as a medieval incunable which is a printed book from the 1200s.

Museo Volvo Ocean Race

If you love history and exploring museums you must check out the ‘Volvo Ocean Race Museum.’ In this state of the art interactive museum, you can explore the history of the regatta and the fascinating marine world. If you are into sailing this is a worthwhile visit, where you can get to know more surrounding one of the worlds longest sporting events.

Segway Alicante

An exciting and fun way to explore Alicante is to go on one of their urban segway tours. Offering a great sightseeing experience for all to enjoy. You’ll pass by popular spots from the beach, to the promenade to the oldest park and more. Segways are lots of fun and you’ll get to see some amazing places in Alicante, so best of both worlds.

Best Bar in Alicante

Canibal Lounge Pub

Located on the main promenade of Alicante you will find the ‘Cannibal Lounge Pub’ which offers a fantastic vibrant environment, great music and a great cocktail list. The owner is very friendly and you’ll feel right at home at this pub. It’s also perfectly located to many restaurants and shops.

Austin’s Bar

Next on our list that you need to check out in Alicante is ‘Austin’s Bar’ if you’re wanting to watch some live sports then you can’t go wrong with this place. They have a lovely outside sitting area where you can chill out If you’re not fussed on watching sports and listen to some live music instead. This bar also has a great selection of gins, we recommend trying their amazing pink gin cocktail.

Cultural Cafe UNO

This chic and quirky bar/cafe known as ‘Cultural Cafe Uno’ in Alicante is somewhere you should head if you’re looking to have a good time. The decor inside is very quirky from its purple ceilings, and ukuleles hanging all over the walls. They offer a mix of jazz, soul, disco and rock music and a variety of different events to keep you coming back for more. On Friday nights they feature different musicians from all around the world.

Madness Golf

If you are looking to dance the night away then you must head to ‘Madness Golf’ for a fun night of music and drinks with your friends and family. It’s one of the best clubs in Alicante with a great atmosphere and a great place to meet locals and other tourists. It’s not overly expensive and offers a cool dance floor and an outdoor terrace, a perfect spot for a good time.

Pub Carabassa

Last but not least another great find in Alicante is ‘Pub Carabassa’ which is often said that it offers the best cocktails in the area. This pub has a spectacular terrace area that overlooks the castle of Santa Barbara. Can’t go wrong with its classic hits and modern songs that will keep you having a good time all night long. If you’re looking to try something different then you should have a taste of their Cinnamon Gin tonic drink.

Best Restaurants in Alicante

MONASTRELL

You must take a visit to the beautiful restaurant of ‘Monastrell’ located in Paseo Maritimo, Alicante. The location of this restaurant is perfect beside the harbour offering stunning views as you enjoy a great meal. The big tasting menu offers so much from its fresh fish and rice dishes and more. In this Michelin star restaurant, you can expect quality food and service that is worth checking out if you are in this area.

Laneu Helados Frescos

After a hot day spent in the sun, the best thing to try is some delicious ice cream at ‘Laneu Helados Frescos’ located in Calle San Francisco, Alicante. They have an amazing selection of yummy ice-creams, milkshakes and crepes that are not to missed and will fill all your sweet tooth cravens as well as cooling you down.

La Taberna Del Gourmet’

If you’re looking for world-class tapas then you won’t go wrong at ‘La Taberna Del Gourmet’ in Alicante. It was once named Spain’s best tapas bar and that title still stands today. So check out their trendy bar and enjoy the amazing food that’ll make you want to come back for more.

Restrobar Gema Pebalva

Our next recommended place on our list of the best restaurants in Alicante is ‘Restrobar Gema Pebalva’ which offers authentic Alicante style cooking that is a must try. This restaurant isn’t short of positive reviews where you can try some locally inspired food.

Terra Restaurant

A great place to enjoy Sunday brunch is at ‘Terra Restaurant’ located in Hotel Melia, Alicante where non-residents can feast on an amazing buffet available. Quick and easy service, great selection of food and you can watch the morning sunshine on the mediterranean sea. Perfect place if you’re wanting a quick breakfast or lunch before you head out to a day full of activities.

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Visit the Spanish East coast – From the Costa Calida to Alicante

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A New Life in Stunning, Sun-kissed Spain?

Spain is a beautiful country that offers great weather all year long PLUS amazing beaches and a relaxing and active lifestyle. Here, we’ll explore some of the most popular areas in Spain such as Los Alcazares, Mar Menor, Costa Calida, and Alicante. Keep reading to find out more about these areas and why you’ll want to hop on the next flight over!

 

Alicante

The Beautiful Port of Alicante

The popular area of Alicante is a beautiful Mediterranean port located in the southeastern part of Costa Blanca in Spain. It is the eighth biggest metropolitan area in Spain that has been inhabited for over 7000 years.
Today it has become one of the biggest flourishing tourist cities in Spain due to closeness to airports, resorts and amazing properties in the area. There’s something about Alicante that has a charming and homely vibe. Offering so much to see and do that keeps people coming back time and time again. The stunning beaches, historic sites and amazing food that you will find in this city are just a small part of what makes this a great place to visit and live. If you would like to find out more Alicante and its attractions then keep on reading…
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Unmissable Beaches

One of the amazing things that Alicante has to offer is its unspoiled coastal views and beautiful beaches that are filled with people all year long. Many of its beaches have been award the Blue Flag Award that recognises its cleanliness, safety, and high environmental standards.

San Juan Beach

One of the most famous beaches located in Alicante is the San Juan Beach which offers 3km lengths of amazing white crystal clear sand. The beach provides a great area to try your hand at some fun sporting activities such as beach volleyball, tennis, and soccer. This is also the perfect beach where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine while having a nice swim in the ocean. Surrounding the beach you will find a variety of leisure services and on the lovely seafront promenade, you will also find many great restaurants and bars.
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Cano De La Huerta

Another great beach worth visiting here is Cano De La Huerta that is located between the beaches of San Juan and La Albufera, where you can enjoy the quieter side of Alicante. This rocky and sandy beach is away from the crowds offering a more relaxing atmosphere with beautiful coves.

El Postiguet beach 

The Popular beach of  El Postiguet Beach located in the City Centre of Alicante is also not to be missed. Renowned for its sandy beach and it’s beautiful palm tree boardwalk that offers stunning views. Also close to the beach is the Santa Barbara Castle which is a popular attraction in Alicante.
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History And Culture In Alicante

Besides the great selections of beaches, Alicante also has a lot to offer when it comes history and culture with tourist attractions such as the Santa Barbara Castle, Archaeological Museum, Contemporary Art Museum and Coastal Water towers.

Santa Barbara Castle

This impressive castle that looms over Alicante offers beautiful panoramic views of the city. It is one of the largest medieval style castles in Europe that has become one of the major attractions in this city, where thousands of visitors explore each year. The castle is located on Mount Benacantil and the journey to the top can be an adventure in itself.  At the castle you can explore the castle grounds and tour the inside of the castle; where you’ll find dungeons, a lavish palace and a lookout tower.

Archaeological Museum

This Archaeological museum offers you a journey through the fascinating history found here in Alicante, Spain. This Museum provides you will a variety of interesting exhibitions and displays dedicated to prehistory, Roman Culture, The Middle ages and more. If you enjoy history, then is the place you need to visit in Alicante.

Contemporary Art Museum

If you are looking for something different to do in Alicante, then check out the cool contemporary art museum that offers a private collection by Alicante sculptor ‘Eusebio Sempere’ with over 800 amazing pieces. Only one-third of this is displayed and is rotated throughout the year, so every visit will be different.

Coastal Water Towers

Looking to continue to explore the history in this amazing city then we suggest getting a map and exploring the areas coastal watchtowers. These watchtowers were originally made decades ago so that people could see far and wide.
There are over 30 watchtowers located throughout Alicante, offering impressive views that are worth checking out if you are feeling adventurous.

Local Festivals And Events

All year long there is a variety of different and exciting festivals and events happening in Alicante that can’t be missed out on. Festivals are a huge part of this city’s culture and heritage including street parties, dancing, and amazing food. From The Bonfire of the San Juan Festival to The Carnival Festival, we will let you know about them all and when they are happening so you can be a part of the celebrations.

Bonfire Of San Juan

This is one of the cities biggest events that grows with popularity each year; It begins on the 20th of June and lasts until the 29th of June. The festival has been recognised as an international tourist interest and lies in the tradition of burning unwanted items as summer approaches. The festival includes lighting bonfires and dancing around them, as well as firework displays and parades that everyone can enjoy. A fun festival that runs for a week-long in June that is a great opportunity to get to know locals and have a good time.

The Carnival

The Carnival’s main theme is all about having fun and people flocking to the streets of Alicante dressed in there most quirky, lavash and over the top outfits all in the name of fun. The Carnival turns Alicante into a huge celebration full of colour, street dancing and good humour that you won’t want to miss. It usually runs around Easter time each year, so if you’re here at that time of the year be ready to have the best time possible.

Puppet Festival

Another popular festival that takes places in this city is The Puppet Festival that is mainly for children and families. This festival is held in the first week of December; it is recognised as one of the best international puppet festivals that people come to see each year. At the festival, you can check out a variety of fun puppeteers performances from all around the world. A fun and exciting event that the whole family can enjoy and celebrate this amazing art form.

Towns Worth Visiting In Alicante

Alicante has amazing towns and villages that you must see while you are here from old towns that are rich in history and culture to modern towns with exciting attractions and lots to do. Keep reading to find out the best towns we recommend visiting in Alicante….

El Barrio

At the top of our recommendations is the beautiful old town known as El Barrio that it full of history. It’s a beautiful place where you could spend the day wandering around looking at the amazing architect on display here. El Barrios is full of charm with its cobbled streets and its beautiful landscape that is a must visit. When the sun sets, many people choose to head here for its delicious tapas that are claimed as ‘the best’ and a great selection of cocktails on offer. This town has so much to offer especially when it comes to restaurants and bar that’s not too expensive.

Tabarca

The beautiful idyllic island of Tabarca which is located off the Alicante coast is definitely a place you have to visit. Just taking the boat over to the island is an amazing experience in itself as you get to see the stunning mediterranean sea and views surrounding Tabarca. Once you reach the island you will uncover the most beautiful little town, where you can visit a historic old church and a few nice shops. Or head to the beach to relax and catch some sunshine while exploring the coves.

Denia

Another popular place in the Alicante Region is the port city of Denia that is located along the beautiful Mediterranean coastline. This cosmopolitan offers over 20kms of the best sandy beaches. Ones we recommend visiting are Le Devices and Les Marines. To the south of this area in Les Rotes where you will find some rocky coves which are perfect for those wishing to do some diving or fishing.

More Unmissable Things To See And Do In Alicante, Spain

Perfect Place For Shopping

Spain has always been known for its huge variety of great shops and market stalls that one can explore. If you love to shop and discover new things then Alicante won’t let you down. Throughout the city, you’ll find great little market stalls with locals selling unique handcrafted products.
One of the highlights of Alicante’s market scene is its annual ‘Mercado Medieval’ where you will find a variety of handcrafted medieval items, costumes and plenty of entertainment. Or head to Mercado Central (Central Market) with its colourful stalls that will have everything you could need from fresh fruit, meat, fish, flowers and much more
If you looking for fashion and jewellery then visit the massive department store of El Corte Ingles; that offers clothes, designer labels, electrical and household goods and more.

Amazing Restaurants And Bars

Alicante has so much to offer people when it comes to its diverse variety of food and drink. Such as its lively tapas bars and top quality restaurants that showcase some of the best local dishes. Coming to Alicante is a great opportunity to try new and delicious Spanish style food.
One of the many places you could try is ‘Darsena’ located in the Marina area of Alicante offering over 150 different rice dishes, fresh fish and seafood. This restaurant also provides you with some of the best views over the port.-Dinner with a view, what’s not to love.
Make sure to visit the award-winning ‘La Taberna Del Gourmet’ for amazing tapas with a focus on organic food with classic flavours. A great variety on their menu that is highly recommended by many on Tripadvisor. One person this comment: “Super, super Tapas. Food quality was high, service first class and good value. Don’t miss going to this great place.”
Rank number one on TripAdvisor for fine dining in Alicante is ‘Porto Felice Ristorante Italiano’ that has also been given the name of ‘best Italian Restaurants in Alicante, Spain. This restaurant is well priced and has an excellent variety of great Italian dishes. Make sure to give this place a visit!

Los Alcázares

Gorgeous Coastal Town 

Welcome to the beautiful small coastal spa town of Los Alcazares that was once formerly famous for being a popular fishing village. This coastal town is located on the western side of Mar Menor in the province of Murcia, southeastern Spain.

For decades Los Alcazares has been considered the perfect place to relax and enjoy its great beaches and water sports. It has also become a top destination for holidaymakers from couples and families alike – it’s perfect for all. If you would like to find out more about the weather, attractions and more in Los Alcazares then keep reading….

Wonderful Weather and Attractions

The weather is one of many reasons why it’s such a popular spot with its 320 sunny days per year. It’s hot summers and milds winter making it a fantastic place to visit or live in all year long. Here in Los Alcazares, you won’t be short of something to do as it offers many attractions from its beaches, restaurants, bars, spas and so much more.

Beautiful Beaches In Los Alcazares:

When you arrive in a beautiful hot country you always want to know about its beaches and this coastal town is full of lovely beaches. Los Alcazares offers some of the finest golden beaches linking them all together via a paved promenade. The promenade is a very popular spot with walkers and cyclists and we would even recommend hiring a bike to explore further.
Also located on the promenade is a variety of shops, bars, and restaurants that might interest you. The beaches offer a full range of services such as lifeguards on duty, safe bathing areas and many fun activities which you could get involved with. Some of the popular water activities located here are canoeing, windsurfing, and sailing.

Explore The Town of Torre Pacheco

A close town near Los Alcazares is the large inland town of Torre Pacheco that is worth visiting for its great selection of shops, restaurants, and bars.
Mainly known as a rural destination that is surrounded by farmland and historical sites. Some of the best attractions in this town are it’s charming nine hole golf course and the street markets that sell a variety of unique products every Saturday morning.
You will also find a handful of beaches here that offer stunning sea views. You could also wander through its streets and explore the many pieces of contemporary art located around the town.

Festivals and Events You Can’t-Miss Out On

In Los Alcazares and many cities in Spain, they love to celebrate a variety of exciting festivals and events throughout the year. That showcases its amazing culture that everyone can be a part of. At the start of the year in January, there is the festival of ‘De Los Reyes Magos’ also known as the festival of the three kings. This is a Spanish Christmas tradition celebrated all over Spain where an annual parade takes place and presents are given to all.
In February Los Alcazares and throughout Murcia will host its annual historically and spectacular carnival. The whole town will come out to celebrate in a variety of events and it will end with them choosing their carnival queen.
Around Easter, the town will recreate the raids of the Barbary Pirates during the 16th and 17th century.  At this festival, you can explore the medieval markets, see the pirates on the beach and many other colourful characters and fun performances.
In August there is a popular month-long international festival of theatre, music, and dance that takes places. Also in this month, there is a week-long festival of ’La Huerta’ in Los Alcazares, it’s a huge celebration full of fun, dance, and food that’s not to be missed.
On the 15th of August, there is another local holiday that celebrates the town’s patron saint of ‘Our Lady of the Assumption’. The highlights of this holiday include a fun boat ride, amazing fireworks displays and lots of music.
On the 12th of October, the people of Los Alcazares will celebrate one of the most typical dishes of the region of Murcia known as ‘Caldero.” People will flock to the shores of the beaches to make this popular local delicacy of fish and rice. So if you are here at this time of the year, it’s worthwhile taking part and getting to know the locals.

More Attractions in Los Alcazares

You are never short of great activities and amenities in the beautiful Los Alcazares such as their amazing golf courses. For keen golfers, you can spend time on their stunning greenways and practice your skills at three clubs ‘La Manga Club, La Serena, and Roda Golf.
If this is not your style then why not head to the Los Alcazares Market that are usually held every Tuesday and Saturday morning. You will find a variety of things here from fruit and vegetables, handmade items, souvenirs and more. You’ll spend hours having fun, just wandering around looking at everything on display.
Why not hop aboard the fun tourist train located in Los Alcazares that runs around the town every 45 minutes throughout the summer months. This is a great way to see all the best bits of Los Alcazares, where you can hop on and off at different spots.

A Sunrise Not Be forgotten

One thing you can’t miss out on while in this town is to take a lovely walk along the promenade during sunrise. At this quiet time, you can take in some of the finest views on offer and enjoy the magical experiences of seeing the sky blend together with beautiful colours.

 

Best Food And Drink in Los Alcazares 

Food is always a huge part of any city you visit and Los Alcazares is no different with its amazing local cuisine and variety of different styled dishes that you can enjoy. To try the best of local foods we highly suggest going to ‘New Lusine Restauracion’ that is ranked number five on TripAdvisor. This restaurant offers Impressive food with the staff that really pride themselves on providing a great service.
Take a trip to the popular bar of ‘‘The New Sibarit’ to enjoy their selection of great drinks on offer. It is the perfect spot to watch sporting events in a friendly atmosphere. Or you can sit outside with a drink while watching the sun go down.
Another popular restaurant that is ranked number two on TripAdvisor for restaurants to visit in Los Alcazares is ‘Bacchus’. Superb food, fantastic service, and the homemade desserts are amazing in this hidden gem.
A second bar for you to check out is ‘Cocktail Bar Zarcaos’ that offers a range of delicious cocktails that are perfect on a hot day to cool off. You can enjoy happy hour cocktails in a fun bar with lovely staff.

Mar Menor

An Unforgettable Coastal Lagoon

The next place to explore in Spain is Mar Menor which is a stunning coastal lagoon located in the southeastern part of Murcia. This is Europe’s biggest saltwater lagoon and a stripe of sand stretching 22m long known as ‘La Manga,’ separates it from the mediterranean sea. Mar Menor offers a unique combination of modernity and history and is a place unlike anywhere else in Spain.
It is highly recommended as a place to enjoy water sports with its amazing beaches and coastal lakes. There is also a great selection of accommodations, leisure facilities, amenities on the shores of Mar Menor and La Manga. Along with its undeniable beauty and brilliant climate all year long, attracting people far and wide to visit.

The Famous Mar Menor Muds

You have the try out the amazing mud baths that have been located here for centuries at the end of the Lagoon. These mud baths have become a popular hit with tourists and are even said to be very therapeutic for bone and joint pains. So if you’re looking to try something new then we suggest heading to the mud baths and having some chill time.

Nature and WildLife

Due to the great location of Mar Menor, it’s the perfect place to experience nature and a variety of wildlife. At the Regional Park of ‘Las Salinas y Arenales,’ it includes salt flats, dunes, and pretty beaches. Also at this park, you will be able to see the amazing birdlife and most excitingly the beautiful flamingos that are usually a hit with tourists. It draws many wildlife enthusiasts from all over Spain and the world. This park is a great place to visit if you enjoy being outdoors such as birdwatching, exploring and walking.

Explore the Marina Area

Close by to Mar Menor is La Manga where you will find the great ‘Marina Thomas Mestre’ also known as a traditional fisherman’s port. You can wander around the Marina and see all the astonishing boats from little ones to big ones. At the Marina, you can rent a boat out and have the perfect day out at sea. Where you won’t be bothered by anyone. Near the Marina are two shopping zone where you could enjoy a little retail therapy in the local boutiques or stop off for some nice local food.

Culture and History

Every destination has its own unique history and culture that you need to explore, Mar Menor offers you a chance to visit different museums filled with interesting stories. A highly recommended museum to visit is ‘Alcazares Aeronautical Museum’ which was originally Spain’s first seaplane base. Inside this new museum, there is an amazing collection related to the military including clothing, weapons, aeroplane propellers and a collection of historical photographs. In San Javier which is located in Mar Menor, you’ll find the ‘Local History Museum’ that showcases the interesting social and cultural aspects of Spain.

Festivals to Check Out In Mar Menor

With its great weather and beauty, Mar Menor makes the perfect location for a variety of festivals and events. In San Javier located in Mar Menor, it hosts an amazing festival of Jazz known as “San Javier International Jazz Festival” in July. Around San Javier, there will be lots of jazz music events and concerts, that you must check out – great atmosphere!
Throughout January to May, there are also other festivals that take places, such as the Flamenco festival which is a style of Spanish music and dance. Another popular festival is the Folklore Festival which also celebrates music and culture. There are so many great events that take place throughout Mar Menor such as parades, marches, carnivals and lot more.

The Best Food and Drink In and Around Mar Menor

Enjoy a taste of the sea in Mar Menor with one of the most popular dishes known as Caldero. This is an amazing marine style dish of rice, delicious fresh fish and a secret ingredient. For a starter meal then the Salted Fish is highly recommended as its light but still full of taste. Moving on to desserts, if you like a combination of salty and sweet then Pastel De Cierva is just what you need to order. You can enjoy these great choices of delicious delights in many restaurants, cafes and pastry shops around Mar Menor – We promise you won’t regret this!

Costa Cálida

You’ll Never Want To Leave

The next destination that you must visit in Costa Calida that offers one of the best picturesque coastlines in Murcia, Spain. Spanning over 250 kilometres of the most beautiful mediterranean sea, you’ll never want to leave. To the North of Costa Calida, you will find the popular hot spot of Costa Blanca and the unique landscape of Costa Almeria in the south. The name ‘Costa Calida’ is translated as “ the warm coast”, which is very true due to its warmer water temperatures and hot days; making it the perfect place for a beach holiday. Costa Calida has become a very trendy spot for people to visit with the great towns located here such as Cartagena and Mazarron that offer a lot for you to do. If you would like to find out more of what Costa Calida has to offer then keeping reading….

So Many Great Beaches

You won’t be short of finding a beach in Costa Calida with seven unique beaches making it the perfect beach holiday destination. Highly recommend the gorgeous beach of Bolnuevo with its 1.5km long strip of sand that’s conveniently surrounded by a selection of bars. Also, a great place to chill out and enjoy the sea air. A second beach you should check out is ‘Calabardina beach’, it’s popular with families and busy throughout the summer months.
The beaches and water conditions located in Costa Calida offer you the best opportunity to try a variety of watersports such as surfing, sailing, waterskiing and diving.

Regional Park Of Sierra Espuna

It is worth taking a trip to the stunning Regional Park of Sierra Espuna where you can enjoy different walking and cycling routes. The forest park is beautifully covered with pine trees and has over 20 mountain peaks that offer some amazing views. It’s the perfect place to have a picnic and you might even spot different animals such as goats, wild boars and eagles.

Explore The Towns of Costa Calida

Cartagena

The historic port city of Cartagena in Costa Calida is worth visiting as it’s rich in heritage and simply touring the place and checking out its beautiful architecture is unmissable. One of the most popular festivals that take place here is called “La Mar De Musicas’ (Sea of Music). This festival mainly focuses on folk music from all around the world and over 4 weeks the town turns into an amazing celebrating of music and fun.

Museums And Architect In Cartagena

Take a trip to the museums located here, where you can explore the fascinating history that you will uncover. Cartagena offers a variety of museums from art and history such as the ‘Naval Museum’ highlighting the towns naval history through a variety of exhibitions and displays.
Visit the centuries-old Roman Theatre where you can marvel at the perfect example of a beautiful piece of Roman Architecture. There are two parts to this roman theatre that you can explore. One that showcases a variety of archaeological items that were once found in the theatre. The second part is where you can take a guided tower of the theatre and appreciate its beauty.
Another building worth checking out is ‘Palacio Consistorial’ which was built in the 19th century and was inspired by French architecture. There are guided tours available to explore the palace filled with astonishing items and a grand staircase that you have to see!

Discover Scuba Diving And More

If you are looking to try something new and exciting you should visit the Adventure Diving and Activity Centre to book one of their many water activities available. One of the popular activities is Scuba Diving where you’ll be taken out with an instructor to explore the oceans. You can even try out their fishing and sailing excursions that are also very fun or learn to jet ski.

Mazarron 

Another popular place to visit in Costa Calida is ‘Mazarron’ that is located on a wide bay of the mediterranean sea. It was once very popular with fishermen and know for its mining wealth of its mountain ranges. Now it’s suggested as a great holiday destination with its sunny skies, beaches and great leisure activities.
If you are interested in exploring history and culture, then Mazarron is the place for you as it has many amazing old historic buildings and monuments located around the town. Interesting sites worth checking out are the 16th century San Andres Church and the Velez Castle that dates back to the 3rd century.

Perfect Place For Golfing

If golfing is your thing then you won’t be short of excellent golf courses to check out in Mazarron. One of the popular golf clubs known as ‘Alhama Signature Golf’ offers an 18 hole course, with a driving range and practice area. Another course you may wish to check out is ‘Hacienda Del Alamo’ that is currently the longest course throughout Spain. This is a great course that offers stunning views of the mountains where you can practice and improve your skills.

A Must See In Mazarron

The ‘Erosions Bolnuevo’ is definitely a must-see when you come to Mazarron with its beautiful sandstone cliffs that have been eroded into fantastic sculptures by the sea. It’s a really unique attraction that you should see, with its cool rock formations and stunning views. It is listed as the number one thing to do in Mazarron on TripAdvisor and isn’t short of brilliant reviews.

Enjoy A Boat Tour

One of the many things you can do here such as enjoying a selection of different boat trips that will take you out to the ocean and explore the different coastal landmarks. It’s the perfect experience if you wish to spend the day at sea, exploring and swimming in the ocean. You could also rent out snorkelling equipment and experience the amazing underwater life.

Festivals You Must Check Out In Costa Calida

Like most places in Spain, they love to celebrate their culture and bring people together. Well, Costa Calida is no different and throughout the year they celebrate a variety of great festivals that everyone can enjoy. One of the exciting festivals known as ‘Fiesta De Septiembre’, where you will find a funfair, a variety of concerts and various bullfighting taking place. The city comes to life with lots of fun for the young and old. Around Easter, the festival of ‘Entierro de la Sardine’ takes place with a huge parade full of music, and people dressing up all over the city.

A Great Selection Of Bars And Restaurants

Spain is known for its amazing and tasty cultural dishes and Costa Calida offers just that with hundreds of restaurants and bars to choose from. One hidden gem in Costa Calida has to be the Rock Coffee Plaza Bar. This bar/cafe is located in a funky environment with delicious drinks, music and a great atmosphere.
The number one ranked restaurant on Tripadvisor in Cartagena is ‘Restaurante Los Habaneros’. This place offers amazing Mediterranean and European styled dishes that are must-try. It’s great food and reasonable pricing making it a popular hotspot for tourist.
A similar restaurant to this is ‘Restaurante Magogo’  that has more great European food in a fantastic atmosphere. There is a wide selection of Tapas bars located all over that you can’t miss out on also.

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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A Smarter Way to Pay for Family Holidays

A Smarter Way to Pay for Family Holidays 8

Family holidays are such an expense that many people save, book and plan their many months in advance. But is there a better way?

Savvy parents have been taking advantage of a great time to, instead, not just have their own property abroad but have optional rental income pay for their own holiday.

Meanwhile, instead of a huge – and lost – outgoing every year for family holidays, your family enjoys an asset for the future and the option to spend more time in your dream home as family circumstances change.

Why is it a great time to find out more?

 

The Brexit Opportunity

We – a highly-rated family business with 15 years of experience providing homes in Murcia, Spain – have enjoyed seeing our clients study the opportunities presented by Brexit.

Many have discovered how the change ahead can make this current time an ideal time to act.

Firstly, an important note – buyers from GB and Northern Ireland, who are a vital part of the economy in Spain, have been told their lives will not be disrupted post-Brexit by any less than Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.

Let’s take a closer look at the reasons to take steps towards your dream Spanish home now:

Rising prices – Sales in Spain increased by 16% in 2017, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth. The figures also show that sales were up 8% in December, the highest monthly growth since December 2008 (source Land Registry via PropertyWire). Many people now is a superb time to buy into the rising trend in case of continuing price rises.

Great demand – A steady property construction market in Spain means outstanding choice and quality. We’re seeing a great standard of dream homes for our clients, who’ve been delighted to find out just how far their budget can stretch.

Rental income – While a smaller group of buyers are adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach to Brexit and buying property in Spain, this creates a strong demand for rental properties. The outcome? Great rental demand. So, while those who delay may well be buying at higher prices in the future your own income vs property cost will be at the current strong rate.

Exchange Rate  – Peaks and troughs in recent years have led – however – to relative stability in recent times. Meaning there’s an advantage to buying while this remains. Could a move closer to Brexit cause a change? Certainly.

Timing-wise, stability now will always beat uncertainty later.

 

Buying in Spain for Families

Owning your own dream home in Spain creates a place in a community and location those close to you will love.

We know the benefits because we feel for Spain ourselves!

Some things you’ll discover:

Freedom – The ability to self-cater, or enjoy eating out, when you please makes owning a holiday home a family budget-friendly choice. Relaxing in your dream home as and how you wish, as opposed to fitting around a hotel’s schedule, makes a holiday home a treat for families.

Home from Home – Compared to a hotel room or a rental, having your own choice of furniture and the things you love most around you in your dream home makes for a genuine extension of your family space. It also means your kids will always have plenty to do, indoors and out, with their choice of toys, games and activities.

Part of a Community – Getting to know your favourite spots for food and drink, your latest discovery for great walks or that perfect beach is one of the real joys of owning an overseas home. A flying visiting to one location or another can’t compare to the local knowledge of exploring your new local area.

 

Why Rental Income Makes Sense

One of the main benefits of part-renting a property we often hear from our clients? The adaptability this allows.

For example: the ability to change how often the property is rented based on the family’s needs.

Gerry Flynn of Dream Spanish Homes outlines another great advantage: “Family circumstances change when kids grow up, parents take retirement or growing extended families become a costly exercise to take to a hotel overseas!

“Owning your own dream home in Spain, with the option of renting the property out when you please, doesn’t just adapt easily to all these situations but actually makes such changes work well for you.

“For example: being able to spend more time in the dream home as kids leave home, having a retirement escape already within your budget and a place for extended family to call ‘home from home’ together are fantastic bonuses to the already long list of ‘pros’ you’ll find when you own your own dream home in Spain”.

 

The Cost of Waiting

Too often we see customers waiting ‘just another year’ to buy – which is, of course, their choice and one we respect hugely – in the hope that a purchase price may fall by an amount equivalent to the price of a few drinks a month when the mortgage quote is created.

And in the meantime? Thousands of pounds spend on holidays could have been saved if the property was already in place, perhaps even covered completely by rental income.

 

Expect More!

Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!

Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.

With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

Here’s what our customers say:

 

“They were so informative in every way throughout the process from viewing properties, offers, agreeing a property and then assisting on post sales inquiries. This meant so much to us as it takes the pressure off you and is so reassuring especially purchasing a property overseas. We will be recommending DSH to our friends and family.”

Collette and Dave

 

“We met with Gerry and having given him our brief within a couple of hours we were standing in local properties, one of which is now our new Spanish home! We are delighted. There was no pressure and we were actually encouraged to think about it for a couple of days (which we did) and then went back and took the plunge.

“If you are looking to buy in this area talk to these guys.”

Jon and Melanie Shelton

 

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Buying Property in Spain? Act Now!

Buying Property in Spain? Act Now! 9

If you’re lucky enough to be thinking about property in Spain, you’ll – no doubt – have wondered how to time your purchase to get the best from Brexit.

Well, we’ve got some good news.

We’ve been advising clients on some STRONG reasons to profit from investing now, thanks to a range of great benefits there to be enjoyed by those who act in time.

Read on and we’ll explain our expert view…

 

Prices On The Up

Increasing prices in Spain mean a host of advantages to buying soon.

A strong start to 2018, following rises in 2017, means a great time to act with the price rise in place long enough to look like a trend but recent enough to keep prices affordable. For now.

The PropertyWire specialist news service describes the market in Spain as being “at the highest level since the market started recovering”, adding: “Land Registry data published by the National Institute of Statistics show that sales increased by 16% in 2017, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth. The figures also show that sales were up 8% in December, the highest monthly growth since December 2008.”

 

Brexit? Your Reassurance

Buyers from GB and Northern Ireland – a vital part of the economy in Spain – have been told their lives will not be disrupted post-Brexit by any less than Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.

Our experience, based on many years of helping people to find and move to their dream Spanish home, shows that the valued overseas buyer community will continue to be an essential and protected group.

 

More Choice Than Ever

The buoyant property market in Spain means a confident construction sector building a superb range of high-quality, stylish homes.

Developers are willing to not just invest in the standard of property available but make sure the design features and finish of their homes are first class.

Put simply: it’s a great time to browse the best of the local market and see just how far a wide range of budgets can stretch.

 

Profit from Change

We will, of course, still see some hesitancy from a small number of buyers who – perhaps – aren’t receiving the quality of advice our clients enjoy.

This tends to make an increase in rental demand and prices happen. So, while you’ve have bought your new home at the still-low current prices, if you decide to rent the property out you’ll enjoy the likelihood of rising rental values. Set against your initial outlay, while the ‘wait and see’ minority will be paying more for purchasing and rental costs your Return on Investment is likely to be larger.

 

Exchange Rate Timing

The one thing we know about the Sterling v Euro exchange rate for certain? It doesn’t sit still for anyone!

Peaks and troughs in recent years have led – however – to relative stability in recent times. Meaning there’s an advantage to buying while this remains. Could move closer to Brexit cause a change? Certainly.

Timing-wise, stability now will always beat uncertainty later.

 

The Right Time for You

Is it the right time to move for you, your family and your finances? This overriding factor is a huge consideration and, barring any hugely pressing outside factors, is the one we advise our trusting clients to act on first and foremost.

When you’ve waited for a move for many years, the right time is clear. Holding back, at the risk of things like your own circumstances or exchange rate changing, could be a step to the dream purchase being prevented from ever happening.

 

Spain is Spain!

Spain is the destination of choice for investors, families, retirees and more thanks to the area just making sense for their dream purchase: an incredible climate, a warm welcome, a great English-speaking professional and social community, superb food and much more.

We’re a family business who fell for Spain (particularly Murcia) because of everything it offers. We love making that happen for clients old and new.

It also remains VERY much unchanged and, right now, the only thing changing is the price and market in Spain: with both of them only going one direction of late!

 

The Cost of Waiting

To often we see customers waiting ‘just another year’ to buy – which is, of course, their choice and one we respect hugely – in the hope that a purchase price may fall by an amount equivalent to the price of a few drinks a month when the mortgage quote is created.

And in the meantime? Thousands of pounds spend on holidays could have been saved if the property was already in place, perhaps even covered completely by rental income.

 

We’ll Give You More!

Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!

Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.

With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

Here’s what our customers say:

“They were so informative in every way throughout the process from viewing properties, offers, agreeing a property and then assisting on post sales inquiries. This meant so much to us as it takes the pressure off you and is so reassuring especially purchasing a property overseas. We will be recommending DSH to our friends and family.”

Collette and Dave

 

“We met with Gerry and having given him our brief within a couple of hours we were standing in local properties, one of which is now our new Spanish home! We are delighted. There was no pressure and we were actually encouraged to think about it for a couple of days (which we did) and then went back and took the plunge.

“If you are looking to buy in this area talk to these guys.”

Jon and Melanie Shelton

 

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Surprise Benefits of Buying a Spanish Home

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We love Spain and the Spanish holiday home market so much we moved to Murcia to open a property business! And we love hearing from our customers about the things that make them fall for Spain over and over again.

We asked our friends and clients who’ve bought their own Spanish property for the favourite bonus benefits they have discovered since their move to a dream home in the sun!

 

1, Love Cruise Holidays?

It’s easy to forget – when you’re relaxing on a tranquil beach without a care in the world – that you’ll be sharing a country with the major Barcelona cruise ship port.

So, not only can you treat yourself to a cruise holiday from time to time without those costing international flights BUT you can be close-by to access the best value trips, including short-notice bookings.

Barcelona offers, of course, the popular ‘Western Med’ route. But, with your holiday home relatively close, you can look out for bargain repositioning cruises, inaugural sailings or even treat yourself to a cabin upgrade.

 

2, Lasting Popularity

Our clients tell us that the timeless popularity of Spain for overseas visitors – and no wonder – means the reassurance of rental incomes and property values less prone to fluctuation.

You’ll have seen property TV shows offering the advice of ‘location, location, location’. This approach applies more than ever to Spain, where demand for quality property remains strong,.

 

3, Every Day – Your Way

Again, it is easy to imagine Spain, from an overseas property buyer’s point-of-view, as a land of sunkissed beaches and airy terraces.

BUT property buyers in the country also enjoy being able to explore the likes of Madrid and Barcelona at their leisure.

Major events, holiday seasons and more become much more workable as a tourism option when you’re already a property owned in Spain. Property buyers love knowing they can travel with ease to bustling centres, world-class cities and – of course – high-profile sporting occasions.

Take your pick!

 

4, A Destination for Family

Spain is both a place to get away from everything, and everyone, yet it is still in each reach for favourite family members and good friends who can make the trip.

Putting time aside to take in stunning Spanish locations with those closest to you could not be more different from squeezing in catch-ups between work and other pressures ‘back home’.

 

5, Real-Time for Each Other 

Couples who are newly-arrived buyers of property in Spain often tell us that they have never known such a sense of seemly-endless time to spend with each other; perhaps in a lifetime!

The enjoyment of waking in your own property with no pressing schedule and the cost, town or area of your choice at your feet truly gives a sense of time standing still.

 

6, A Real Home-From-Home 

Instead of living out of a suitcase, you can fill your dream Spanish property with luxuries from home.

Favourite TV, books, food and décor items? They can easily find a place in your own Spanish property, making it a place to truly savour in your own time, surrounded by your favourite people and things.

Enjoy!

 

Thinking of Buying? The Cost of Waiting

Too often we see customers waiting ‘just another year’ to buy – which is, of course, their choice and one we respect hugely – in the hope that a purchase price may fall by an amount equivalent to the price of a few drinks a month when the mortgage quote is created.

In the meantime? Thousands of pounds spend on holidays could have been saved if the property was already in place, perhaps even covered completely by rental income.

And some great news: Buyers from GB and Northern Ireland – a vital part of the economy in Spain – have been told their lives will not be disrupted post-Brexit by any less than Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.

 

We’ll Give You More!

Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!

Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.

With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

 

Here’s what our customers say:

“They were so informative in every way throughout the process from viewing properties, offers, agreeing a property and then assisting on post sales inquiries. This meant so much to us as it takes the pressure off you and is so reassuring especially purchasing property overseas. We will be recommending DSH to our friends and family.”

Collette and Dave

 

“We met with Gerry and having given him our brief within a couple of hours we were standing in local properties, one of which is now our new Spanish home! We are delighted. There was no pressure and we were actually encouraged to think about it for a couple of days (which we did) and then went back and took the plunge.

“If you are looking to buy in this area talk to these guys.”

Jon and Melanie Shelton

 

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Rising Family Holiday Costs? A Solution is Here

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One problem with a growing family? Rapidly rising family holiday prices! Thankfully a fresh new approach to turning holiday bills on their head can now solve that family holiday headache.

We’re hearing from more and more extended families who not just fund a shared holiday home together BUT use rental income to keep their costs low.

This means they not only have access to a stunning home from home, but share a valuable asset for the future.

 

Why Buy in Spain?

We’ve been helping people find their dream Spanish home for over 15 years – that’s because we loved Spain and working in Spain so much we moved to Murcia from Northern Ireland!

We also LOVE hearing client stories about how a Spanish home has solved so many travel, investment or holiday headaches.

A favourite? Clients who’ve been able to stop wasting money on annual trips with growing family and instead enjoy some incredible benefits:

Freedom to choose WHEN: Booking a family trip with kids, the peak season cost can climb and fast. Your own home in Spain means travelling when you like without a shock to your bank account.

Your time, your choice: Instead of working to a hotel’s schedule and being faced with four walls, your family can relax in a bright, modern home when you wish and take off to explore when you wish. Your own time to enjoy how you choose.

Spain at your feet: Spain might make you think of pristine beaches and stunning town streets, but city-breaks to Barcelona and Madrid become a breeze to enjoy.

An investment for the future: Instead of a wasted annual budget for expensive peak-time holidays, hotel meals and an ever-climbing spending money bill, your own home-from-home means a tighter budget AND an asset you own.

An investment in your time and yourselves: When life changes, such as kids leaving for university, your free time to enjoy being overseas – and enjoy time as a couple – increases. Your new home and community in spectacular Spain will be waiting for you to visit as often as you like.

 

Family Holidays – Changed Forever!

The expense, uncertainty and planning of family holidays can be made easy by having a holiday homme you already own, in an area you love and with that truly relaxing ‘we’re home’…except in the sun!

You’ll enjoy:

More time together – The option of your dream Spanish home to yourself, overlapping with family members or even inviting friends can mean time to enjoy each other’s company without the distractions of home.

Share availability to suit – School holidays? Even Christmas and New Year? You can pick and choose the times to suit each family member.

Act now to plan for change – Brexit, exchange rates, rising prices in Spain and strong rental demand all combine to make a great time to buy. See our specialist view below for more information.

Less holiday stress – A home-from-home to explore and build-up favourite places over the years with the freedom to relax or celebrate whenever you please.

Rental to benefit everyone – The option of rental income to make your investment even more budget-friendly, there are even a huge range of property values on offer.

 

Why Buy Now?

The right time for prices – Increasing prices in Spain mean a host of advantages to buying soon.

A strong start to 2018, following rises in 2017, means a great time to act with the price rise in place long enough to look like a trend but recent enough to keep prices affordable. For now.

The PropertyWire specialist news service describes the market in Spain as being “at the highest level since the market started recovering”, adding: “Land Registry data published by the National Institute of Statistics show that sales increased by 16% in 2017, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth. The figures also show that sales were up 8% in December, the highest monthly growth since December 2008.”

The Brexit opportunity – Buyers from GB, Northern Ireland and beyond, a vital part of the economy in Spain, have been told their lives will not be disrupted post-Brexit by no less than Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.

Our experience, based on many years of helping people to find and move to their dream Spanish home, shows that the valued overseas buyer community will continue to be an essential and protected group.

The right time for choice – The buoyant property market in Spain means a confident construction sector building a superb range of high-quality, stylish homes.

Developers are willing to not just invest in the standard of property available but make sure the design features and finish of their homes are first class.

Put simply: it’s a great time to browse the best of the local market and see just how far a wide range of budgets can stretch.

The right time for exchange rates – The one thing we know about the Sterling v Euro exchange rate for certain? It won’t sit still for anyone!

Peaks and troughs in recent years have led – however – to relative stability in recent times. Meaning there’s an advantage to buying while this remains. Could moving closer to Brexit cause a change? Certainly.

Timing-wise, stability now will always beat uncertainty later.

 

Expect More!

Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!

Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.

With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

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The Highs and Lows of a Spanish Holiday Home: We Asked Buyers

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We’ve all been tempted by adverts for property in Spain. After all….sun, relaxation and a home-from-home, what’s not to like!

But what FIRST HAND lessons from buying abroad would others pass on to potential buyers.

We asked customers of Dream Spanish Homes for their open and honest essential tips.

Here’s what they said….

 

Retired Couple: ‘Savour Your Home Comforts’

One  newly-retired couple from South Belfast recently bought an apartment in Spain’s Murcia district to dodge NI’s wet winters In favour of putting their feet up in the sun instead!

Their advice?

 

The highs? Arrival day! –

“I don’t think we’ll ever forget the day we were handed over our keys. It was hard to believe after a lifetime of working that we had a place of our own in Spain. It still hasn’t sunk in! Our advice is to bring the small things that make home your home…a few favourite books and games and mementoes you can use to make your Spanish home a part of your home home!”

 

The Lows: Not Part-Renting Sooner! –

“We were cautious about renting our home while we aren’t in Spain and didn’t but, based on what neighbours have told us, having that income is something we could have used for our travel costs and things.”

 

Family Couple: ‘We Beat Holiday Cost Blues’

We helped this couple, who have three children of a range of ages, find a beautiful Spanish home within a great community of families in Murcia.

It has been a joy to see them settle in – many of our customers become friends, since we’re all Murcia residents – and take to life in the sun!

Their tips for the move to owning a dream home in Spain?!

 

The highs? Holiday budget changed…forever! –

“With five of us, our holiday costs were increasing more and more every year. We thought we’d have to stick to ‘staycations’ due to flight costs but our budget for a Spanish home went further than we thought. We have no more huge holiday bills now, for obvious reasons, and there’s no hotel bills or check-out times or anything to do but whatever we like! We’d recommend doing the maths for big family holidays vs a Spanish home investment as it really, really worked for us!

 

The lows? Getting organised! –

“Most of the hassle is taken care of BUT there’s always a bit of work to be done to get things ready at home for being away for long periods. We left this a bit late, if we wound back the clock we’d find someone to keep an eye, review our home security, find storage for our car and other little practicalities much sooner. Talking to someone ASAP who has made the same decision to buy overseas – or Gerry at Dream Spanish Homes – can help prevent any surprises.”

 

The Cost of Waiting

Too often we see customers waiting ‘just another year’ to buy – which is, of course, their choice and one we respect hugely – in the hope that a purchase price may fall by an amount equivalent to the price of a few drinks a month when the mortgage quote is created.

And in the meantime? Thousands of pounds spend on holidays could have been saved if the property was already in place, perhaps even covered completely by rental income.

 

Expect More!

Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!

Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.

With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.

Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

 

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Reasons NOT to Buy Property in Spain…Including Brexit! – Our Expert Guide

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If you’re thinking about property in Spain it’s a great idea to look at those reasons NOT to buy – just like you would if you were buying your dream property closer to home.
In fact: buying property in Spain through the right company gives even more support and practical help than you’d find at home.
We asked Dream Spanish Homes’ Gerry Flynn, who has 15 years of experience in the market after moving from Northern Ireland to set up his Murcia-based company, for his expertise….

1, Red Tape Untangled

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Worried about getting lost in a sea of bureaucracy? There’s no need. A specialist agent – like Dream Spanish Homes – will be based in Spain and will have spent years supporting customers like you through the process of buying your perfect home-from-home in the sun.
Don’t forget, an agent who has themselves moved to Spain will have, personally, gone through every step and also guided many buyers through their purchase.
You’ll hear more about how the purchase works during your guided tour AND you’ll get to meet the people who’ll be helping you. In the case of Dream Spanish Homes, we’re an established family business – not a call-centre, not a sales team – so the people you meet will be the people who’ll be there through your journey to picking up your keys!

2, Location, Location, Location 

If you’re concerned about picking the right property but getting the location wrong, look for an agent who lives, works (and eats, sleeps and breathes!) the area you are interested in.
Dream Spanish Homes specialise in the Murcia area because the company is based in the area and can advise on the communities, the facilities, travel and much more.
Recommended areas for your dream home? Find out more…
As a company operating out of Los Alcazares we know our way around the areas of Murcia and Alicante. To find out more visit one of our area pages. You will find specific pages for different cities around the Murcia area, golf courses including the award winning Los Colinas course, the La Manga resort and much more.

3, International Trends 

Wondering if the area you like could have a drop in popularity?
A strong start to 2018, following rises in 2017, means the ever-popular Spain remains attractive to buyers and tourists from across the world. For good reason!
The PropertyWire specialist news service describes the market in Spain as being “at the highest level since the market started recovering”, adding: “Land Registry data published by the National Institute of Statistics show that sales increased by 16% in 2017, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth. The figures also show that sales were up 8% in December, the highest monthly growth since December 2008.”

4, Brexit Reassurance 

Overseas buyers in Spain are too important to the local economy for the Spanish government not to step in with clear reassurance.
Buyers from GB and Northern Ireland – a vital part of the economy in Spain – have been told their lives will not be disrupted post-Brexit by no less than Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.
The experience of Dream Spanish Homes, based on many years of helping people to find and move to their dream Spanish home, shows that the valued overseas buyer community will continue to be an essential and protected group.
Also: Spain has been and remains a popular investment opportunity for non-EU nationals without issue. This would also apply to GB/ NI buyers.

5, What Language Barrier 

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In short? What language barrier! With a good agent by your side as you buy, and settle, into your dream home in Spain, you’ll be guided through your purchase. There’ll be a range of languages in your chosen community, with English widely spoken throughout Murcia.

How much Spanish you pick up as you go is up to you! One tip is to know ‘Hola’ and ‘Gracias’. Which is Spanish for hello and thank you.

6, Finding Your Feet 

Sometimes we wonder about how the smaller practicalities in life will work as much as the bigger things!
The best agent for your move will understand this. In the case of Dream Spanish Homes, the company offers – depending on the property – free furniture, aircon…or maybe even a car…to help you on your way.
The Dream Spanish Homes team you’ll have met during your guided tour will be, like you, residents of Spain’s stunning Murcia region and will be there for support.
Also, the same team will guide you through things like local tax and will only work with trusted partners – using relationships with the best in the industry built up over 15 years – to make sure the only surprise is the great welcome you’ll receive.
Enjoy!

PS – We’ll give you more! 

Don’t forget: Thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car.
Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.
With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.
Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

What Our Customers Say 

“They were so informative in every way throughout the process from viewing properties, offers, agreeing a property and then assisting on post sales inquiries. This meant so much to us as it takes the pressure off you and is so reassuring especially purchasing a property overseas. We will be recommending DSH to our friends and family.”
Collette and Dave 
“We met with Gerry and having given him our brief within a couple of hours we were standing in local properties, one of which is now our new Spanish home! We are delighted. There was no pressure and we were actually encouraged to think about it for a couple of days (which we did) and then went back and took the plunge.
“If you are looking to buy in this area talk to these guys.”
Jon and Melanie Shelton 

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.

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Retirement in Spain: Why Pick a Home-From-Home in the Sun?

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In 15 years of helping people find their perfect Dream Spanish Home, and meeting a long of new friends and clients along the way, one of our favourite things has been hearing why Spain has been a dream move for them.
We particularly love hearing from our retired customers because, after a lifetime of working and saving, they enjoy a new lease of life among their newfound community in the sun-kissed home they’ve always wanted!
Here’s what they tell us are their favourite benefits of their new home-from-home…

Pace of Life

Retiring couples and individuals can find the pace of life to suit their perfect vision of a ‘place in the sun’: from activities with neighbours to afternoons on the terrace with a book to exploring towns, cities and coasts.

Europe on Your Doorstep

Those city-breaks you always fancied? A weekend in Barcalona? A road trip around France?
With a ‘base’ in Spain, Europe is opened up to explore at a time and – again – a pace to suit you. This means being able to travel off-peak with ease or when the bargains can be found!
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Budget Living

With affordable, quality food and drinks to hand – eating in or going out – the day-to-day budget of living in Spain suits many older couples particularly well.
Compare this to the price of a hotel, feeling that you have to eat out every day, being an expensive tourist area and the other costs of traditional travel.
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Welcome and Support

You’ll find that agents – like Dream Spanish Homes – offer much more expertise and support with finding, buying and settling into a new home that you’d expect ‘back home’.
For example: with Dream Spanish Homes guided visits, help with the purchase and even free bonus items like (depending on the property) aircon or furniture or even a car, the professionals who help create your home-from-home will be there to make your move a breeze.
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A Home Waiting

Many of our customers invested in their Dream Spanish Home ahead of their retirement and even took the option of using rental income to balance the cost.
This means a year-round home, already within budget and planned for financially, is waiting.

Together With (or Without!) Family

Your perfect home in Spain isn’t just a ‘hub’ for family and friends, but a place you can have to yourself when no one is visiting.
This means you’ve not only created an affordable place to spend time – away from the pressures of ‘home home’ – with those who precious too you BUT it can be a place of relaxation and quiet too.

No ‘To-Do List’

One problem with trying to relax ‘back home’? There’s always something needing to be done.
Setting aside your home in the sun means a home you can always treat as a holiday….with all the benefits of being ‘away’ combined with the comforts of home.

A Varied Community

Instead of today’s streets, where busy people struggle to take time with each other, you’ll be surrounded by a community of neighbours at a similar stage in their lives or enjoying a break from work in their own Dream Spanish Home too.
Either way, everyone is there to leave the normal pace of life behind and relax in stunning surroundings together.

Even More Travel?!

It’s easy to forget that Barcelona is a major cruise port.
For special occasions – remembering, of course, that you’ll be on hand for the best-priced offers – cruising away is easier than ever.
Enjoy!
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Tip: Expect More!

Don’t forget: thanks to the strong local property market and our local negotiating power, we pride ourselves on being able to provide FREE extras like aircon, furniture…or even a car!
Depending on the value of the property you buy, we’ll make your first visits to your dream home even more special with a bonus luxury with our thanks.
With 15 years of experience and perfectly placed to source properties in the stunning areas of Los Alcázares, Mar Menor, Costa Cálida and Alicante.
Whether you’re looking for a beautiful family holiday home, a high return investment property, or a golf resort villa to retire to, we can find the perfect property to fit your needs and budget!

Have you ever visited Spain on holiday or wish to move over today? Get in touch with Dream Spanish Homes or visit our office located in Los Alcázares, Murcia.

Dream Spanish Homes have a range of guides about the different areas in which we sell properties. Some of the most sought after areas include the Costa Calida, Los Alcázares, Alicante and Murcia. Visit our areas page to find out more. We are continuously expanding the areas in which we sell properties throughout the East Coast of Spain.