The Costa Blanca is becoming more and more popular and is starting to compete with the top Spanish coastal region, the Costa Brava. Benidorm is often called the Spanish Las Vegas or the Spanish New York - BeniYork. It is one of the most unique places on the touristic and entertainment map of Spain. In addition, Benidorm is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Spain.
Best things to do in Benidorm
A huge number of foreign tourists of all ages state that this city provides a very attractive tourist and cultural offer.
The fabulous white staircase leading straight to the Mediterranean Sea, Mirador de Punta Canfali, is something that everyone wants to see. In addition, it is recommended to witness the wonderful, romantic sunrise on the Levante beach or stay a bit longer on the Poniente beach. Why? Unlike the Levante beach, Poniente is almost completely empty. Moreover, about 50 kilometers from Benidorm, archaeologists have found the oldest wineries in Europe. These wineries date back to 2500 BC. Although they do not function now, it is worth going to the modern local wine factories for a tasting of wines.
Characteristics of the property market in Benidorm
How much do properties in Benidorm cost?
Benidorm is the perfect place to invest for the British. This is confirmed by statistical data - Benidorm ranks as fifth in the most searched-for locations in the world (Q1 2017). What encourages the British to invest in Benidorm? Long sandy beaches, a developed tourist infrastructure, numerous water attractions and a huge number of restaurants and pubs, as well as excellent weather conditions.
Average price for properties in Benidorm:
Average price by square metre for Benidorm - 2,488 €
Average price for properties in Benidorm - 278,683€
Who buys properties in Benidorm?
Benidorm is a city with a huge number of tourists from the UK, Denmark, Ireland, Scandinavia and South America. However, it is the British who are the most popular among the group of tourists (42.5%) and foreign residents of the city (2.5 thousand). Therefore, the British are also the main foreign investors.
33 % United Kingdom
14 % Romania
6 % Germany
5 % Bulgaria
5 % Netherlands
5 % Italy
4 % France
4 % Belgium
2 % Norway
Best areas for an investment
Benidorm consists of many attractive places to invest in. The British are by far particulalry fond of the district of Levante (Rincón de Loix). The district is full of British and Irish pubs and restaurants. Its international character is emphasized by street names referring to European cities. In addition, the beautiful and long promenade along the Levante beach is the perfect place to relax for people of all ages. It delights with its well-prepared infrastructure for the elderly and people in wheelchairs. The most expensive properties can be found in the Puerto district (376.688 Euro) and the British district Rincon de Loix 326.744 Euro.
172,320 € Benidorm
172,864 € Benidorm
193,447 € Benidorm
Playa de Levantesa
256,150 € Benidorm
321,984 € Benidorm
Playa de Poniente
326,744 € Benidorm
Rincón de Loix
376,688 € Benidorm
Total numer of housing property transactions in Benidorm
1st quarter 2018 745
2nd quarter 2018 649
3rd quarter 2018 393
4th quarter 2018 453
1st quarter 2019 411
2nd quarter 2019 504
Prospects for the property market in Benidorm
Benidorm is one of the best places to invest in. A large number of British people and a well-designed tourist infrastructure will make you feel at home here. Benidorm offers a very high return on investment. The popularity of this tourist destination, combined with the excellent weather conditions throughout the year, means that properties for tourist rentals pay for themselves very quickly. Owners of the attractively located flats and apartments with a sea view record a ca. 85% occupancy of the apartment during the year.
It is predicted that properties located on the Spanish coast and in tourist centres will enjoy the greatest interest. The high rate of return on investment of up to 10.5% (data from the Spanish Central Bank) should be a big incentive for foreign investors.
Flats for sale
What convinces people to invest in a flat in Spain, is primarily a very affordable price. Purchasing a flat is a perfect choice for people who do not need a large space, and also for investors who are looking for a property for tourist rentals. The flats available on the Spanish property market usually consist of a few rooms – living rooms, a wardrobe, akitchen or a kitchenette and a bathroom. In addition, the flat often includes a balcony overlooking the beautiful area.
Thanks to a wide variety of offers in Spain, the investors may choose from many attractive flats from the secondary or primary market. There are both, fully furnished flats and apartments in a core and shell state available. By using our website, you can find affordable flats in your dream location - we publish property advertisements in central parts of cities and on their outskirts.
The Spanish property market is full of bargain flat offers. The investors may find properties with a number of amenities there. Here are some of the most popular ones.
A car park
How much do flats in Spain cost?
In financial terms, buying a flat in Spain may be a very profitable decision. Of course, you must be aware that the prices of flats on the Spanish property market will vary depending on their location and size. An attractive location, a large area and many amenities increase the price of the property.
Average value of property transactions of the free housing market in Spain
1st quarter 2018 145 297 €
2nd quarter 2018 149 582,4 €
3rd quarter 2018 152 095,1 €
4th quarter 2018 153 179,7 €
1st quarter 2019 152 023,4 €
2nd quarter 2019 154 487,8 €
Who buys flats in Spain?
In the recent years, the Spanish property market has made a name for itself in the eyes of foreign investors. Many foreigners decide to buy a property in the hot south, however their motivations are different. Some people invest with their future in mind – they are looking for a permanent place to live with a family. On the other hand, others are looking for an attractive holiday home or wish to earn money from tourist rentals. Considering the current flat prices in Spain, this purchase will be a great idea regardless of your investment goal.
Average value of property transactions of foreigners on the open-market housing in 2nd quarter 2019 in Spain
New housing – 257 460,2 €
Second hand housing – 157 209,7 €
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