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Spanish beach and golf property roundup

Spanish beach and golf property roundup – which works best as a second home? Is it better to choose a beach property with soothing sea views or a golf home surrounded by life-affirming greenery? It’s a choice that leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has been analysing based on buyer trends. Either way, Sales and Marketing […]

Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper

Bargain abroad? Spanish second homes much cheaper thanks to exchange rate Taylor Wimpey España has claimed it’s possible to purchase a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for £160,173 (plus VAT) in Spain – in marked contrast to the rising prices and rising cost of living that is currently being experienced in Britain.While the UK goes through its […]

Spain to be world’s top tourist destination

Spain to be world’s top tourist destination by 2040 – but smart visitors are buying homes there now A new study by Google and Deloitte has used predictive modelling to look at the tourist flows of the future. The NextGen Travelers and Destinations report flags Spain as becoming the world’s top tourist destination by 2040, with an […]

Envy-inducing homes with sports facilities

8 envy-inducing homes with impressive sports facilities Now that the Euros have kicked off the summer of sport, many of us are feeling inspired to get active – while spending more time in front of the TV than usual. But imagine if you could jump straight off the sofa and start participating in your favourite […]

Taylor Wimpey España sells out 3 Costa del Sol developments in 30 days

Taylor Wimpey España sells out 3 Costa del Sol developments in 30 days Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España is racing to keep up with demand for second homes in the Costa del Sol, after selling out three developments during May. The company’s Terra, Green Golf and Belaria developments are now fully sold, with […]

Spain Costa del Sol: Brits buying second homes

Spain Costa del Sol: Brits buying second homes in ‘beautiful’ destination ‘exceptionally strong right now’ as new apartments built Brits buying second homes in the popular holiday destination Costa del Sol in Spain is “exceptionally strong right now”, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. The firm says it is racing to keep up […]

Viva España! British buyers revival

Viva España! British buyers fuelling Spanish real estate revival Over the past year, there has been a notable surge in British interest in property in Spain. Taylor Wimpey España reported a remarkable 120 per cent increase in British reservations in April 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. Data from Spain’s Colegio Registradores further reveals that Britons […]

New Almazara Forest homes offer health benefits

Homes health benefits: New Almazara Forest homes offer physical and mental health benefits 97% of people report mental wellbeing benefits from forest activities (Forestry England) €9M Almazara Forest development will combine forest views with Spanish sunshine (Taylor Wimpey España) Forest play shown to boost children’s immune systems in just 28 days (Natural Resources Institute Finland) Leading […]

Growth and luxury: Thriving real estate scene on the Costa Blanca

Growth and luxury: Thriving real estate scene on the Costa Blanca In the dynamic Spanish real estate market, the Costa Blanca shines as a region experiencing continuous growth. Taylor Wimpey España, a British developer, reports a remarkable 40 per cent increase in housing reservations in the area compared to 2023. This surge is fuelled by […]

Homes by Spanish Blue Flag beaches

Spain continues its reign as the global leader when it comes to Blue Flag beaches. The country racked up 638 Blue Flags for its beaches in 2024, along with 102 for marinas and seven for tourist boats: an impressive total of 747 Blue Flags (an increase of 18 compared to 2023). The awards mean that […]

British interest in Spanish properties

British interest in Spanish properties more than doubles in a year. British interest in property in Spain has shot up over the past year. Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has reported that British reservations were up 120% in April 2024 compared to April 2023. Meanwhile, Spain’s Colegio Registradores shows that Britons bought more homes in […]

Spanish beach hotspot

Spanish beach hotspot is ‘favourite’ for expats – where Brits buy the most property The stunning region is known for its glorious beaches and lovely weather. New data revealed by Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has unveiled the number one destination where British expats are snapping up property in the country. Nestled in the south of Spain is the autonomous community of […]

Moving to Spain: buying homes

Moving to Spain: Huge spike in number of Brits buying homes in popular holiday destination including Costa del Sol and Valencia There has been a huge spike in Brits buying properties in Spain over the past year including in Costa del Sol and Valencia. British interest in Spanish properties has soared over the past year […]

New Almazara Forest homes

New Almazara Forest homes offer physical and mental health benefits Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España is tapping into the increasing body of evidence that shows how positive the effects of forests are on people’s mental and physical health. The company’s €9 million new Almazara Forest development sits next to rolling forestland in Istán, Malaga, with the two- […]

Second homes, sunshine and savings draw buyers to Torrevieja

Second homes, sunshine and savings draw buyers to Torrevieja, as Taylor Wimpey España announces €77 million investment Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has announced it will be investing €77 million in an extensive new development in Torrevieja. Built in five phases, the development – Eden Beach – will consists of 332 homes just 700m from the stunning […]

Golf in Spain

Is Spain or Portugal better for your golf holiday? With the weather getting better across Europe we look at the battle of the golfing giants and whether you should visit Spain or Portugal for your golf holiday this year With plenty of evidence that golf is good for your health, as well as being a great […]

British demand for Spanish property jumps 22%

Spanish property demand: British jumps 22% New figures from leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España have revealed a 22% jump in reservations by British buyers (Q1 2024, year to date). British buyers show a clear preference for homes in the Costa del Sol, with the majority purchasing a Spanish home when aged between 45 and 59 years […]

Taylor Wimpey reports rising demand for Spanish property

Spanish property: Taylor Wimpey España reports rising demand with penthouses in the spotlight Average purchase price rose from €383k in 2022 to €400k in 2023 Completions rose from 381 to 410 over same period Stylish penthouses attracting discerning buyers Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has reported rising demand for properties in Spain. The […]

Sustainable second homes

Sustainable second homes: Lonely Planet has ranked Spain as among the top ten destinations in the world for sustainable travel, as part of its Best in Travel 2024. And sustainability is an increasingly important issue for second home buyers in Spain, as well as holidaymakers. According to the Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish […]

Finding the right home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Finding the right home on Spain’s Costa Blanca’s a Breeze with Taylor Wimpey España The Costa Blanca has long been one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. For over 70 years Britons have flocked to the 120 miles of sandy beaches and warm Mediterranean waters for their holidays. Last year alone, Alicante airport, […]

Mallorca Real Estate market

Mallorca Real Estate market The Real Estate market in Mallorca is quite different to that in mainland Spain according to long-time resident Marc Pritchard Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey España.   Smaller developments than on the mainland First and foremost, whilst on the mainland construction companies such as Taylor Wimpey tend to build […]

Spain: popular areas for the average UK property price

Spain popular areas: What can you get in Spain’s most popular areas for the average UK property price? Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the average property in the UK cost £285,000 as at December 2023. But what does that translate to when buying a property overseas? In Spain, analysis by the […]

Brits can buy incredible property in Spain

Buy property Spain: Brits can buy incredible property in Spain’s most popular area for average cost of UK home A building company has shared how retirees thinking about a change of scenery could get a luxury apartment in one of Spain’s most beautiful locations. When retiring, many UK residents decide to set off and spend […]

Gran Alacant Key to UK Business Growth

Gran Alacant Key to UK Business Growth Whilst boasting that “We are one of the UK’s largest residential developers”, Taylor Wimpey is doing well outside the island borders, with Spain one of their key markets, in which, Gran Alacant has become a jewel in their crown. The Costa Blanca real estate market has started 2024 […]

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal second home destination

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel and second home destination Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2024 highlighted Spain’s sustainability credentials Taylor Wimpey España selling a range of A-rated new properties Flight free travel and working from home supporting new sustainability patterns Lonely Planet has just ranked Spain as among the top ten destinations in the world […]

Costa Blanca sees increase in domestic property buyers

Costa Blanca sees increase in domestic property buyers The Spanish coast is experiencing a notable increase in demand for properties from national buyers. A significant change in a market dominated, in recent times, by international interest. This phenomenon has become especially evident at the beginning of this year, as demonstrated by the data recorded by […]

Costa del Sol showcases health and wellbeing benefits

Costa del Sol showcases health and wellbeing benefits of golf course living Playing golf can deliver physical and mental health improvements, with players of all ages able to benefit. Home to more than 70 courses, the Costa del Sol is the ideal place to play. With a selection of new properties available, it’s also an […]

More homes and higher value sales in Spain

More homes and higher value sales in Spain, reports British building giant Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has shared its end of year results. During 2023, the firm completed 410 homes – up from 381 in 2022. There was also a notable uptick in the average selling price, which increased from 383,000 euros in 2022 […]

New Year, New Holiday Home, New Travel Plans

New Year, New Holiday Home, New Travel Plans Knight Frank hails “dramatic effect” of hybrid working on holiday home usage Taylor Wimpey España launches new homes for the New Year in Mallorca Spain tops list of best countries for digital nomads in 2024   With 2024 now in full swing, holiday home buyers are putting their […]

Spending Christmas in Spain

Spending Christmas in Spain – from sweet treats to second homes Spending Christmas overseas is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in another country’s festive traditions. Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España, explains: “Many of our buyers delight in decamping to Spain for the festive season, arriving in […]

HOMES IN SPAIN

85% OF HOMES IN SPAIN WILL BE UNSELLABLE AND UNRENTABLE BY 2033 Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España points out the difference that buying a newly built home can make. Its beautiful new apartments at Solemar in Casares Beach (Malaga) are rated A for their energy efficiency, thanks to careful consideration of sustainability features […]

It’s Time To Discover Cádiz

It’s Time To Discover Cádiz Taylor Wimpey España takes us on a regional tour, from windswept beaches to sherry bodegas. Tucked away in the southwestern corner of Andalusia, Cádiz province is home to abundant sunshine, superb local cuisine and stunning natural landscapes. The region is also the perfect antidote to the crowds of Costa del […]

Spanish Property Market News: November 2023

Spanish Property News: November 2023 This month we chatted to seven of our top estate agents to find out what’s new in the ever-evolving world of Spanish real estate. From shifting buyer demographics, and the success of AI and virtual viewings, to unprecedented demand for properties and the eternal allure of Marbella, these are the […]

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel and second home destination Lonely Planet has just ranked Spain as among the top ten destinations in the world for sustainable travel, as part of its Best in Travel 2024. The country’s commitment to biodiversity and the fact that “new cycle paths, electric buses and train routes offer […]

British demand for Costa del Sol second homes jumps 40%

British demand for Costa del Sol second homes jumps 40% Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has revealed a 40% jump in British reservations for its properties in the Costa del Sol (year-to-date September figures). A strong appetite for golf properties is driving the growth, with homes at both La Cala Golf Resort and Estepona […]

Why playing golf is good for your health

Why playing golf is good for your health Exercise is great for your health and golf, as it turns out, is one of the best exercises you can do. Here’s why golf is great for your health. We live in an age of sedentary lifestyles and ultra-processed foods, which are hardly the foundations for good […]

The secret to a long and healthy life is… golf!

The secret to a long, happy and healthy life is… golf! In our age of sedentary lifestyles and ultra-processed foods, it can be easy to lose sight of how simple changes can make a big difference to your health. Taking up golf, for example, can help prevent and treat as many as 40 major chronic […]

“Sea” Development Launched

“Sea” Development Launched Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has launched a new development – called Mare – just a four-minute stroll from the seafront in Marbella. The launch comes as the firm reveals that all but seven homes at its nearby development Terra have sold out within nine months. Andalusia’s sun-drenched blend of beaches, lively towns and cities, superb […]

Taylor Wimpey España launches new Marbella development

Taylor Wimpey España launches new Marbella development in response to strong demand Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has launched Mare, a new development close to the seafront in Marbella. The new Mare development (“mare” meaning “sea” in Latin) is in San Pedro de Alcántara, close to the beach and minutes from Puerto Banus and Marbella. […]

September sunshine in Spain

September sunshine in Spain: second home owners hit the fairways Spain welcomed a record-breaking 10.1 million visitors in July 2023, according to the country’s National Statistics Institute (INE). Visitor numbers were up 11.4% compared with July 2022, while tourist spending was up by 16.4%. The figures mean that 47.6 million foreign tourists have now visited […]

A touch of Spanish luxury. Polish buyers

Spanish luxury – ADRIAN KOŁODZIEJ OF LUXURY BOUTIQUE INTERVIEWS MARC PRITCHARD OF TAYLOR WIMPEY ESPAÑA Since the war in Ukraine began, Poles have been among the top nationalities investing in Spain. Marc Pritchard, Director of Sales and Marketing at Taylor Wimpey España, explains what it is about Spain that holds such appeal. Have you had many […]

Magical Mallorca set to charm visitors this autumn

Magical Mallorca set to charm visitors this autumn as the summer crowds recede From peaceful streets in Palma to beaches with barely anyone on them, Mallorca takes on a magical serenity as autumn unfolds. For second homeowners, it can be the ideal time to enjoy the island’s sunshine and scenery, minus the frenetic buzz of […]

Visit the Costa del Sol in September

Why you should visit the Costa del Sol in September The Costa del Sol is a great holiday destination at any time of the year, but here’s why autumn may be the best time to see its sunny beaches The end of the school summer holidays means travellers can once more enjoy cheaper flights to […]

British appetite for second homes in Spain

British appetite for second homes in Spain grows over the summer months From holiday searches to second homes, Spain is winning big right now when it comes to courting Britons’ favour. Visitor numbers are soaring, with Spain’s national statistics institute (INE) recording more than 1.82 million British visitors in May 2023 (compared to 1.65 million […]

Why you should visit Majorca

Majorca (next to Menorca) has been revealed as the top European destination for British travellers this summer, based on Expedia’s hotel search data. What is it about this majestic island that makes it so enduringly popular with holidaymakers? Nature—in every form Mountains, valleys, beautiful beaches… if you like feeling at one with nature, Majorca is […]

Holidaymakers viewing show homes in Spain

Show homes in Spain: “Steady stream” of holidaymakers viewing this summer For some holidaymakers, a trip to Spain is the start of a more long-term relationship with the country. Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España observes: “Many of our buyers combine their first viewing of a show home with a […]

Sustainable approach to second homes in Spain

A more sustainable approach to second homes in Spain Spanish housebuilder focuses on choosing natural materials and prioritising products from local suppliers, following an increased demand for sustainable second homes. Sustainability is a big concern for an increasing number of holiday homebuyers, according to Spanish housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España. With this in mind, the firm […]

Live On Costa del Sol

House Buyers Desperate To Live On Costa del Sol The desire to live in Spain’s Costa del Sol appears to have reached new heights with a surge in off-plan sales. According to information from developer Taylor Wimpey Spain on Wednesday, July 19, more than 30 nationalities, including Spaniards, have acquired a home, writes La Opinión de […]

Holidaymakers viewing show homes

“Steady stream” of holidaymakers viewing show homes in Spain this summer For some holidaymakers, a trip to Spain is the start of a more long-term relationship with the country. Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España observes: “Many of our buyers combine their first viewing of a show home with […]

Explore Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline

Why you need to explore Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline From the bustling Alicante and the luxurious villas of Gran Alacant to the stunning beach of Jávea, here’s why you need to experience Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline From Gandia in the north of the region to Torrevieja in the south, the Costa Blanca is awash with stunning beaches, charming towns […]

Showcases A-rated second homes in Spain

A-rated second homes The homebuilder reports increasing demand for sustainable properties Aerothermal energy, water-saving measures and local, natural materials all playing key roles Energy certificate A-rated homes delivered in tune with local settings and contexts Sustainability and eco-friendliness are top concerns for an increasing number of holiday home buyers, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor […]

What does half a million pounds buy you in Spain?

What does half a million pounds buy you in Spain? Summer is a busy time of year for companies that sell holiday homes overseas. As holidaymakers spend time abroad during July and August, many consider purchasing a property in their favourite destination. Of those foreign buyers who go ahead and buy a home in Spain, […]

Where to buy your dream Spanish holiday home

Where to buy your dream Spanish holiday home The British love affair with Spain endures, despite Brexit. Its sun-drenched coastlines remain our go-to escape for an outdoor lifestyle, whether you seek to slow down a gear or party long into the balmy night. British buyers bought nearly 10,000 properties during 2022, according to the Registrars […]

The benefits of buying second homes sustainably

The benefits of buying second homes sustainably on the Costa del Sol The Costa del Sol welcomed more than 12.4 million visitors in 2022, as tourists flocked to the region to enjoy its beaches, golf courses, rich cultural life and, of course, plentiful sunshine. Many of those who visit regularly purchase holiday homes in the […]

Beach: lifelong mental wellbeing benefits

Beach mental benefits: Time by the sea during childhood = better mental health in adulthood (ECEHH) Lakes, rivers and other blue spaces also contribute to health and wellbeing Taylor Wimpey España buyers benefit from sunshine as well as blue spaces Every parent wants to do the best for their children, including for their health and […]

Is it time to discover Mallorca?

Discover Mallorca: Mallorca has been in the spotlight recently, with Nicole Kidman posting a series of images on her Instagram, showcasing the island’s beauty. Fellow celebs Michelle Pfeiffer and Reese Witherspoon were quick to comment on how “beautiful” and “amazing” the island looked. Now, budget travel company Jet2 has opened up Mallorca to those without […]

Exploring sustainable homes on the Costa Blanca

Sustainable homes The issue of sustainability is weighing increasingly on second home buyers’ minds, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. Always ahead of the curve when it comes to anticipating clients’ demands, the company has implemented a range of energy-saving and other eco-friendly measures across the developments it is building.   Focusing […]

Taylor Wimpey: A-rated sustainable homes

Sustainable homes Sustainability and eco-friendliness are top concerns for an increasing number of holiday home buyers, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. With this in mind, the firm is showcasing three different takes on building second homes sustainably, in the Costa del Sol, Mallorca and Costa Blanca. Sales and Marketing Director Marc Pritchard […]

View a show home while on holiday

View Show Home: How to get the best out of viewing a show home while on holiday. With many holidaymakers planning to view show homes when they travel overseas this summer, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has shared some top tips on how to get the best out of such viewings. “Viewing a […]

Buying Property In Spain, Viewing Show Homes

Buying Property In Spain: Taylor Wimpey España, offering top tips for holidaymakers seeking second homes overseas. ‘With many holidaymakers planning to view show homes when they travel overseas this summer, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has shared some top tips on how to get the best out of such viewings. Viewing a show […]

TWE celebrates selling homes on the Costa del Sol

Taylor Wimpey España celebrates selling more than 2,500 second homes on the Costa del Sol As Spain’s Costa del Sol prepares to welcome another influx of tourists over the summer season, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has revealed that it has sold more than 2,500 homes in the region since the company was […]

World-class golf resorts drive home ownership

Golf resorts and new homes in Spain  A study by IE University and the Spanish Golf Courses Association has shown that golf tourists have invested €4.2 billion in Spanish property, purchasing more than 280,000 homes. Britons top the list of foreigners taking to the fairways in Spain, while Irish golfers are the ones who spend […]

The mental health benefits of beachside living

The mental health benefits of beachside living We have long associated spending time by the water with the healing of ailments. For wealthy Victorians, seaside convalescence homes and time spent in spa towns was considered an appropriate way to recover from illness or injury. And the science certainly stacks up when it comes to sea […]

THE LURE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL

THE LURE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL Spain is home to huge regional variety. In this recent interview, Marc Pritchard, Director of Sales and Marketing at Taylor Wimpey España, shares his insights into one of the country’s most popular destinations – the Costa del Sol. Which areas of Spain are particularly attractive to Polish second home […]

Going off the beaten track … to residences Istán

Residences Istán: Going off the beaten track … to Istán Foreigners’ appetite for property in Spain shot back up in 2022, hitting 13.75% of all home purchases in the country, according to the Colegio Registradores. The figure marks an increase of 2.95% over 2021 and breaks a five-year trend of foreigners making up a falling […]

Spain, country with top award-winning beaches

Spain award beaches: the country with the most award-winning beaches in Europe THE EUROPEAN country with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches has been revealed. It’s good news for Brits, as it’s one of the closest countries to the UK and one of our favourite holiday destinations. Spain has kept its title as the […]

Cost of living in Spain draws in British golfers

Spain’s low cost of living, compared with the UK, is attracting both holidaymakers and fulltime residents, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. Figures from Numbeo show that the cost of living in Spain is 18.3% lower than it is in the UK. The annual consumer price inflation rate in Spain, meanwhile, stood […]

Latest holiday home trends

Taylor Wimpey España reveals latest holiday home trends, as buyers seek more than property alone Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has revealed insights into holiday home buyers’ top priorities when it comes to their international property purchasing decisions. “With 65 years’ experience of building holiday homes in Spain, we have seen plenty of […]

Spain golf holiday destination

Spain stars as Europe’s budget-friendly golf holiday destination Families seeking a budget-friendly golf holiday destination to enjoy this year are setting their sights on Spain. Tourist arrivals in February were up by 35.9% year-on-year, with 4.32 arrivals during the month, according to the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE). Arrivals from the UK were up by […]

Stunning Spanish property with views

Stunning Spanish property with views of world famous beach same price as three-bed house in Ireland Here‘s what a €300,000 property looks like in Alicante versus in Galway. With the cost-of-living crisis continuing to cause concern and house prices going through the roof in Ireland, have you ever dreamed of upping and moving to a […]

Golf Property News

Golf property News: Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal of their joint venture, which has already led to the construction of more than 400 homes in Spain’s Costa del Sol region. La Cala Resort hosted a cocktail reception […]

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal

Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal of their joint venture, which has already led to the construction of more than 400 homes in Spain’s Costa del Sol region. La Cala Resort hosted a cocktail reception on March 31 to celebrate the enduring partnership, with the Mayor of Mijas […]

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal

Plans in place for more than 600 additional homes at La Cala Mayor of Mijas to attend a reception to celebrate the renewed partnership Taylor Wimpey España has already generated sales revenue of over €150 million at La Cala Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and the prestigious La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal […]

Taylor Wimpey and La Cala Resort celebration

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebration: joint venture renewal Plans in place for more than 600 additional homes at La Cala Mayor of Mijas to attend a reception to celebrate the renewed partnership Taylor Wimpey España has already generated sales revenue of over €150 million at La Cala Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey […]

Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol this Summer?

Battle of the Costas… Should You Head to the Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol this Summer? The Spanish Costas deliver sunshine, beaches and relaxation aplenty. But if you’re heading to Spain this summer, should you set your sights on the Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol. The Spanish Costas deliver sunshine, beaches […]

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