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Costa Blanca

For those who wish to invest or live permanently in Spain, this region is a good choice.

The Costa Blanca, literally translated as the 'white coast', is one of the most popular coastal areas in Spain. This 244 km long Mediterranean coastline in the southeast of Spain runs from Denia to Pilar de la Horadada. In addition to well-known cities such as Benidorm, Alicante and Torrevieja and the slightly less well-known Jávea, Villajoyosa and Orihuela, you will also find no fewer than 74 sandy beaches.

Climate

The Costa Blanca enjoys a microclimate due to its special location and landscape. A moon-shaped mountain ridge extends from the north of the Costa Blanca, between Altea and Javea, inland and south to just above Murcia.

In summer, these mountains provide a natural shelter from the inland heat, while the evaporation of the large salt lakes and the breeze from the Mediterranean Sea provide cooling. With 320 days of sunshine per year and less than 30 days of rain per year, temperatures fluctuate between 12°C and 21°C in winter and between 21°C and 35°C in summer. In short, long summers and an ideal region for short and long holidays and of course also for winter visitors.

Health

With its mild winters and hot summers, this dry climate has a positive effect on health. The many hours of sunshine that you can enjoy here provide a nice dose of vitamin D and improves your mood.

It has been declared by the World Health Organization as one of the healthiest regions in the world, partly due to the presence of salt lakes and the Mediterranean Sea. There is no industry or petrochemical companies present, from Denia in the north to the port city of Cartagena in the south. The air is therefore very pure and rich in iodine due to the presence of salt lakes and the sea.

Kilometers of fine sandy beaches and a varied landscape, the Costa Blanca offers you everything to make your holiday or stay unforgettable.

Landscape

Costa Blanca North is mountainous and greener than Costa Blanca South. It rains slightly more often than in the south of Alicante and this is due to the landscape where the mountains in the north almost reach the coast.

Costa Blanca South is dry and the landscape is flat. This region is also called 'Vega Baja', which was a swamp area thousands of years ago. The mountains are located about 30 km inland and that also keeps the bad weather at bay. It rains less often than in the north, but is therefore no less popular.

On the contrary, in this region the supply of real estate is not only larger, but also cheaper.

The local population in the south are often farmers, fruit and vegetable growers. The region is dotted with orange and lemon groves, as well as pomegranates, fig and almond trees.

More vegetables are grown a little further inland.