On the one hand, some of them can offer excellent beaches, on the other hand, in almost every Spanish city you can admire the natural landscapes and beautiful architecture every day. However, is it good to live in all the cities of Spain?
Santa Cruz de Tenerife – a city for a beautiful life
Having visited Santa Cruz de Tenerife, you might think that permanent residence here will become a real paradise. The population growth trend proves it.
The climate in the city can be called comfortable: in the summer months, the heat is rare, the thermometer rarely rises above 30 ° C. In the coldest month, the temperature is kept at around 15 ° C. However, do not forget that the local climate is tropical desert, which means little rainfall.
It is not easy to find affordable living space in Tenerife, as there are a lot of all kinds of villas and large houses on the island that cost fabulous money. For a small house with an area of 160 m², you will have to pay 250 thousand euros. If you are interested in an apartment of 50-60 m² near the sea, you will have to pay 100 thousand euros. Accordingly, the rent also cannot be called low.
Transport is well developed, there are many bus routes. The island is focused on the service sector, there is also an oil refinery, although most of the immigrants are employed in services.
Alicante – the heart of the Costa Blanca
Moving to Alicante beckons travelers with bright prospects. The city is really large, which is noticeable even upon arrival at the airport. A lot of enthusiastic reviews are caused by the dynamics and standard of living – Alicante seems to many to be a vibrant metropolis, which can please with its architecture and natural landscape. Everything here looks as if permanent residence would be perfect.
The main emphasis on the economy of the authorities is placed on the seaport and tourism. Export directions are very developed, especially the sale of wines, olive oil, products, tobacco. On the territory of the city, there is a cement procurement plant, the products of which are in demand even outside Spain.
Alicante, in contrast to the same Santa Cruz de Tenerife, will delight you with a variety of housing. Housing construction is underway here, so supply balances demand. The average cost of 1 m² is just over 1000 euros. You will have to pay a lot more for an apartment of LUX level – from 1700 euros per 1 m².
Tarragona – little Rome
The city was nicknamed Little Rome because it has many interesting sights. If you decide to move, you can always visit such iconic places as the Tower of the Monks, St. Antonio Avenue, the Roman circus, and much more.
Tarragona is a fairly calm city, there are no large industries here, although there is a port of great economic importance. The 15 km long beach available to every resident is a great help, but the cost of living in the city is quite high.
In general, it can be called the price level comparable to Barcelona. The audience here is also appropriate: wealthy yachtsmen, business figures, stars of various sizes. A typical well-furnished 50 m² apartment costs $ 90,000. On average, the minimum price for 1 m² is 1300 euros.
Playa de Aro – an interesting city to live in
Playa de Aro is considered one of the quietest cities in Spain, where life is measured. People usually come here for recreation, which is quite understandable, because the long beaches are ideal for walking.
Playa de Aro has the status of a resort, and tourists tend to visit very prominent sights, for example, Benidormiens Castle and the Temple of the Virgin Mary. Obviously, in this situation, the bulk of the population is employed in the service sector. Expensive resort – expensive property prices. In Playa d’Aro, the cost of 1 m² is close to 2000 euros. A cheaper option can be found in neighboring Girona, and inexpensive Blanes is also nearby.