Winkworth Spain Real Estate Blog

A Second Home in The Sun

Tired of spending your winters in some cold, drafty home in an even colder climate? Ready to make the move to warmer waters and join us on the Costa del Sol? From Marbella to Sotogrande, Estepona to Benahavis, a second home here in sunny Spain is calling your name -and the helpful estate agents at Winkworth Spain are ready to help you find the perfect place for your second home in the sun!

Location, Location, Location

Investing in a second home in Spain certainly comes with its perks, and the gorgeous year-round weather is just the start! Yes, the Costa del Sol is aptly named, but don’t forget about Spain’s friendly people, incredible history and culture, world-renowned gastronomy, top-notch healthcare, and exceptionally low cost of living. All-in-all, if you’re looking for the perfect place for a second home, you can’t go wrong with choosing the Costa del Sol.

Some stunning Costa del Sol towns you’ll want to consider in your search should be:

Marbella – Chic, hip, modern, and resort-like complete with exceptionally well-kept beaches, world-famous food and wine, sophisticated nightlife, shopping galore, and high-end homes and apartments, plenty of people choose Marbella as their ideal holiday home spot.

These 4-bedroom villas for sale in the Sierra Blanca area of Marbella are not only exclusive in location, they’re spectacular in every sense of the word: quiet, secure gated community only a few minutes from the incredible local nightlife alongside spectacular sea views, modern, luxurious, open plan designs, plenty of natural light, an extra large wrap-around terrace, separate laundry room, solarium, communal pool and landscaped gardens, massive underground garage, and more all within one incredible villa configured to meet the individual needs of each homeowner.

Or consider this fully-furnished 2-bedroom penthouse apartment for sale on the Marbella New Golden Mile within the Lomas del Rey community. Complete with stunning community gardens and mountain views, you’ll enjoy open plan living with underfloor heating throughout, Daikin air conditioning, two underground parking spaces, private storage room, massive master suite, guest bedroom and bathroom, and two terraces.

Guadalmina – The pinnacle of privacy, luxury, and relaxation, Guadalmina offers large, luxurious apartments and modern villas for sale with sea, mountain and golf views. Next door to the rich and famous Puerto Banus with its mega yachts, ultra-luxury shopping, and unparalleled nightlife are most definitely noteworthy too when shopping for your home in the sun in this area of the Costa del Sol.

Outdoor living in the sun at its finest is yours with this 3-bedroom duplex apartment in the gated Ribera de Guadalmina community close to all daily amenities, golf, and international schools. It boasts a fireplace, large covered terrace with two smaller terraces, underground parking and storage, community pool, air conditioning, fully-fitted kitchen, and more.

Estepona – Quiet, charming, and inexpensive, complete with a beautiful old town, flower-lined streets, and well-maintained beaches, Estepona is a lovely place for those looking for a relaxed pace of life without sacrificing any of the day-to-day amenities you’d expect from a modern international town.

This one bedroom fully-furnished apartment would make an ideal holiday home in Estepona, complete with a large double bedroom, bathroom, living room, and terrace, underground parking and storage, air conditioning, fully-fitted kitchen, and separate laundry room, all within a gated complex boasting two swimming pools and near all your needed amenities and a quick drive to Marbella, Puerto Banus, and several golf courses.

Or if you’re looking for a villa for sale in Estepona, take a look at this stunning 4-bedroom detatched home on a large plot with lovely views of La Concha Mountain with plenty of possibilities to transform it into exactly what you need, complete with additional living, basement, and outdoor spaces that could become extra bedrooms, guest accommodation, and more. Low maintenance gardens, uncovered parking area, gated access, and high-end finishes throughout make this an ideal family holiday home in one of the most beautiful areas on the Costa del Sol.

Benahavis – Nestled in the mountains a mere 7km from the coast, Benahavis is equally known for its beautiful town houses, apartments, and villas with luxurious interiors and outdoor living areas as its mouth-watering array of superb restaurants. Expect privacy, security, and a relaxed luxurious lifestyle (with incredible views!) at any home you find here.

This new development with 2 and 3-bedroom townhouses are well worth looking at during your Costa del Sol property search. Beautiful sea views, private access to an exclusive club house boasting an indoor pool, sauna, and café, plus fully-fitted kitchens, large living spaces with oversized windows and lots of natural light, en-suite bedrooms, rooftop solarium, porcelain floors, private terraces, and well-thought out floor plans make these homes a great choice for your second home in Spain.

Helping You Find Your Perfect Home

At Winkworth Spain, our local professional real estate agents know all the best homes in the best corners of the Costa del Sol, so no matter what happens to be on your second home wish list, we can help you find it. Having only local agents means we can really take the time to get to know all the properties we have for sale as well as you, your needs, and your wants so we can match you only with the homes you’d be interested in, making buying your second home in Spain not just easy, but enjoyable. Contact us to discuss what you’re looking for or, if you prefer, browse our properties for sale online and get in touch with any questions you have or to arrange a viewing.

We look forward to showing off our corner of the world to you and helping you find your place in it!