Spain is normally know as a land of flamenco, bullfights and sherries but it is also known for its exemplary territories like Andalucia which is situated in its southernmost part in the Spanish portion of Iberian Peninsula. It is famous all over the world for various ruined castles and monuments. Andalucia regions being inhabited by a large number of people are also known as the second autonomous community of Spain. It is one of the most attractive regions of Spain due to the friendly nature of people residing here, diverse landscapic beauty and gracious climatic conditions. Golden sand beaches spread over many kilometers, beautiful natural ports and more than 3000 hours of sunshine every year are some of the features of this region whichs attract visitors and navigators since about 1000 years before Christ – from all over the world.
Andalucia is also known for its coastal regions like Costa de la Luz and Huelva coasts with distinguished fine sand on the shore of Atlantic Ocean. Similarly coasts on the Mediterranean Sea from Almeria to Straits of Gibraltar including Costa de Almeria, Costa Tropical and Costa del Sol are distinctively known for higher water temperature and smooth climate. Guadalquivir river, known as the father of old Spanish civilizations, crosses through Andalucía with a number of monumental structures and ranges of high mountains like Sistemas Beticos and Sierra Morena on its banks.
Andalucia offers a wide variety of places to be visited by the visitors from all over the world including wide spread natural flora and fauna, high and beautiful mountain ranges, traditionally rich culture and creative beauty. The possibilities of enjoying surfing at the coastal region of Cadiz in Tarifa alongwith skiing in Sierra are great in Andalucía as compared to any other European coastal country.
Andalucia is also known all over the world as the mother of traditional Spain as people coming from anywhere in the world can enjoy the live magic of bullfighting and flamenco in a very artistic style particular to this region. It has become the land of traditional Spain after assimilating many cultures over the centuries.
Real estate possibilities in Andalucía region
If you come from another European country, USA, indeed from anywhere and want to invest in the Andalucia region there is great choice.
You can find a number of country and urban properties to choose from e.g. bed & breakfast, guest houses, rural hotels, farms, villas, village houses and cottages (known locally as cortijos or fincasare). These are some of the types of real estate properties which you can legally buy in this Spanish region.
You can contact local real estate agencies to find great properties available for sale in various regions like Jimena de la Frontera, Malaga, Casares, Gaucin, Ojen, Estepona, Guaro, Monda, Alora, Alhaurin el Grande and Coin etc.
Great tourist areas in Andalucía
Granada: This place is situated at the slopes of snowy mountain range of Sierra Nevada. You must include it in your list of places to visit in this region as it is known for its outstanding Moorish jewels and Alhambra, a great Arabian palace.
Seville: It is the third largest city of Spain and the capital of Andalucía. The great monuments of Torre del Oro, the Arabian belltower Giralda, the enormous cathedral and old district Barrio Santa Cruz along with the unique ambience of this city has made it the most admired place for the tourists in Spain.
Malaga: The wonderful Mediterranean coast and Moorish Alcazaba are the main places of tourist attractions in Malaga.
Cordoba: This place has outstanding importance for Spanish tourism being the center of great preserved Moorish-Spanish architecture and monuments . You will find the Great Mosque of Cordoba among the most impressive monuments here.
Ronda: The impressive mountain range surrounding this town magnifies its attraction many times.
Costa del Sol: Splendid beaches, smooth climate and outstanding nightlife are just some of the features along the coast of Malaga. This is an established tourist area, some of the towns here are Puerto Banús, Estepona, Fuengirola, Marbella, Mijas, Benalmádena, Nerja and Torremolinos. If you are from Europe a few of these will sound familiar.
Almeria: The best preserved Moorish heritage in this city has made it one of the hit cities of Andalucía for visiting international tourists. Almerimar, Costa de Almeria, Adra, Aguadulce, Roquetas de Mar, Roquetas de Mar, Vera and Roquetas de Mar are among the other famous centres to be visited in this city.
Antequera: Features the remains of a Bronze Age settlement, has various exceptional monuments plus a beautiful mountain range (including Torcal de Antequera).
Huelva: A great fishing port and city containing the monastery where Christopher Columbus planned his journey to the new world. He actually started his journey in nearby Palos de la Frontera.
Cadiz: This oldest city in Spain was founded by the Phoenicians, its typical Andalucían with great architecture and tropical vegetation. This city is very popular with tourists from all over the world.
Costa de la Luz: It is popularly know as the coast of light and is situated on the Atlantic Ocean, includes the provinces of Cadiz and Huelva. Isla Cristina, Isla Canela, La Antilla, Islantilla, Nuevo Portil, El Rompido, Matalascañas, Punta Umbria, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Rota, Conil de La Frontera, Chiclana, Tarifa and Zahara de Los Atunes along with fine sandy beaches.
Doñana National Park: This national park is located at the outlet of the Guadalquivir River and contains amazing flora and fauna, this area is also known for its marshy regions and extensive sandy beaches. El Rocio, Matalascañas and Acebuche are places of importance within this region.