Buying property in Cádiz is an alternative to the Costa del Sol

Are you looking to live in a city full of charm away from the stress? You should know that buying a property in Cadiz is a good alternative to the traditional Costa del Sol in Malaga for many reasons.

Cadiz is not only beaches and flamenco, but it is also a perfect destination for those looking for a property in a quiet area, with good weather, art and an enviable gastronomy without being far from the city.

The beautiful provincial capital is the most populated city in the Bay of Cadiz, and is also known as the oldest city in Western Europe. Popularly, it is affectionately known as “la tacita de plata” (the little silver cup).

This is located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula, in front of the estuary of the Guadalete River and within the natural park of the Bay of Cadiz, 122 km from the province of Seville.

Newly built apartment and residential areas on the rise

The real estate offer in Cádiz has only increased in recent years.

improvements in the city and surrounding areas such as Puerto Real, Jerez de la Frontera, Chiclana and El Puerto de Santa María.

During 2021 the real estate market in Cádiz reached the best sales figures in 15 years, approaching the figures of the real estate boom than the best months of 2007.

Forecasts for 2022 – despite the uncertainty of inflation and ther exogenous factors – are to exceed last year’s good figures.

All these improvements in the province with the creation of health services, schools or the luxury offer with new nautical sports centres or golf courses,

mean that Cadiz is beginning to sound as a reference to make it difficult for the urban development offer of the Costa del Solrtainty of inflation and other exogenous factors – are to exceed last year’s good figures

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Properties for sale in Cadiz and detached houses: Villanueva Golf

Gilmar, leading real estate agency in the sector with more than 38 years in the market, has decided to bet on the urban development of Cadiz with its offer of new single-family houses called Villanueva Golf. 

This first phase of townhouses with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms of high quality, have panoramic sea views in a housing area that make

Villanueva Golf in Puerto Real, Cadiz, one of the best options to buy this year. If you are tired of masification but although you love expend summer near the beach, buying property in Cádiz could be an ideal solution.

Why is Cadiz positioned as an alternative to the Costa del Sol?

As mentioned above, Cádiz is undergoing urban development with the best figures in the last 15 years.

The commercial sector owes its importance to the presence of shipyards and the activities of the port area and the Free Trade Zone.

The importance of the tourist sector lies in its dream beaches and coves, its internationally renowned Carnivals, and its important historical heritage.

All this mix, together with its exquisite gastronomy based on fresh fish and seafood, and the jovial and relaxed character of its people, makes the people of Cádiz live life in a different way.

Great opportunity to buy or rent a holiday home in Cádiz

In terms of real estate investments, buying a property in Cádiz is a great opportunity due to its increasing tourist growth and the improvement in all its services.

This has turned Cádiz into a modern, open province with great possibilities for future growth. As a result, Cadiz has become a modern, open province with great possibilities for future growth.

This increase in tourists means that the local councils and the Junta de Andalucía are investing in better infrastructure, roads and services.

This makes Cadiz, a city of art and good weather, an area of great interest and attraction. In addition, they are allocating resources to the creation of leisure centres and common areas such as parks and squares.

This has a positive impact on housing values, especially if the property is located close to these new developments.

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Bay of Cadiz region

The region of the Bay of Cadiz is made up of six municipalities: Cádiz, Chiclana, Puerto de Santa María, Jerez de la Frontera, Puerto Real and San Fernando. All of them offer travellers and locals alike numerous leisure and entertainment activities.

Properties for sale in Cádiz for 2022

Buying a property in Cadiz is the best option for lovers of culture, art, good weather and beaches. It also has attractions and activities of interest for all tastes.

Among its cultural heritage, we can highlight the charm of its two cathedrals, the Tavira Tower, from where you can admire a wonderful panoramic view of the city and the Mina and España squares, which stand out for their majestic architecture and for being the centre of the Carnival celebrations.

Moreover, the good weather is one of its main characteristics. Cadiz has a climate that invites you to wander through its streets and enjoy its fine golden sandy beaches, some of which are almost untouched.

The best known are the Playa de la Caleta, the best European urban beach and the Playa de la Victoría.

Opopportunity to buy a property in Chiclana

Chiclana is another of the municipalities with more tourist demand; it has numerous activities and places to be visited.

It has an ideal environment to relax and let yourself be carried away by its beaches, its nature and its streets.

It is also a perfect place to practice outdoor sports such as golf or water sports.

With regard to the places of interest in this municipality, we can highlight the lighthouse and castle of Sancti Petri, the hermitage of Santa Ana and the watchtowers.

As we have already mentioned, if Chiclana de la Frontera stands out for anything, it is for its beautiful beaches, perfect for spending a day with the family or for sports lovers.

The most beautiful beaches are Playa de la Barrosa, Playa de la Torre del Puerco and Playa de Sancti Petri. If you have the opportunity to buy a house with sea views in Chiclana, don’t even think about it, do it!

It is also worth mentioning the energetic social life and the great nightlife that Chiclana has, full of bars and pubs where you can enjoy the night or the gastronomy, based on products from the vegetable garden, fish and the chacinas from Chiclana.

In short, buying a house in Chiclana is the perfect combination to enjoy the tranquillity of a village but with the benefits of a big city.

buying property in Santa María

Why buying a property in Cadiz, concretely in Puerto de Santa María?

This municipality is located in the centre of the Bay of Cadiz, near the capital and Jerez, about 20 kilometres from the airport. It is known as The City of the Hundred Palaces”

due to the construction of numerous palatial houses that belonged to aristocrats and bourgeois such as the Rivas, Reinoso, Aranibar, Oneto, Vizarron, Voss and Villarreal families. 

It is not only characterised by its palaces and castles, but also by the beauty of its streets, its natural spaces for hiking the Toruños Natural Park and its extensive beaches to enjoy the sun such as the Playa de Fuentebravía or the Playa de Levante.

In addition, we cannot forget its deep-rooted wine tradition and its exquisite gastronomy based on products from the garden and the sea, characterised by fried food, stews and broths.

If you are looking to enjoy the comforts of the city as well as the beauty and tranquillity, buying a property in El Puerto de Santa María is the ideal answer.

Jerez de la Frontera as a tourist centre with urban projection

Jerez de la Frontera is the most populated city in the province of Cadiz and due to its location, it is the nerve centre of communication, logistics and transport in Andaluia. 

Therefore, due to its location, it has excellent connections through its international airport, its train station and a complete network of motorways and dual carriageways.

This beautiful municipality is known above all for the equine sector, its delicious wine, flamenco and the motorbikes of the Jerez circuit which makes it one of the most attractive and complete destinations in Andalusia, but it is not the only thing you can find. 

Jerez has a rich historical heritage spread throughout its urban structure, such as the Casa Palacio de los Domecq, the Cathedral of Jerez de la Frontera and the Church of San Mateo, the oldest in the city.

It is also essential to mention the Alberto Durán Zoobotanic Zoo, located in the old quarter, a space shared by animals and plants that make this enclave a magical place.

It also stands out for its exquisite gastronomy where we highlight the puchero (stew), oxtail and choco con papas (pork with potatoes). Not forgetting that it is the place of excellence for finos, oloroso amontillados and seasonal musts.

Living in Jerez de la Frontera offers you many advantages such as its climate, its tasty cuisine and its wonderful people, the Jerezanos.

It is also one of the most profitable cities to buy a property for rent due to the high demand, the stability of prices and the increase in the price of rent.

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Why buy a property in Puerto Real?

Puerto Real is surrounded by the Natural Park of the Bay of Cadiz and the Las Canteras Park.

The economy of the municipality is based on industries such as naval, aeronautics, livestock and fishing, without leaving behind the tourism that comes in search of tranquillity and rest, as well as to enjoy its marvellous beaches.

This municipality is characterised by its beaches such as La Cachucha or La Ministra Beach and by its promenade. It is also an ideal place for water and mountain sports.

We cannot forget the cuisine Puertorrealeña, which combines products from the sea, the vegetable garden and the countryside.

Some of the most typical dishes are partridge in piñora sauce, chickpeas with prawns or hot gazpacho.

It is also close to the rest of the cities of the bay, as it is only 10 minutes by car from Cádiz and 25 minutes from Jerez.

As well as having an enviable public transport service, connected by suburban train and bus.

Buying a property in Puerto Real is the perfect solution for those who want to enjoy the peace and quiet but without giving up the facilities offered by a big city like Cadiz.

San Fernando and its surroundings in the Bay of Cadiz

The municipality of San Fernando is located to the south of the Bay of Cadiz, its exceptional location gives it a geography.

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This geography has both a flat relief dominated by salt flats and higher areas such as the Cerro de los Mártires and the Cerro de Torre Alta.

The fact that San Fernando is a coastal city means that its main economic sector is related to maritime activities such as fish farming. Not to mention the importance of the tourism sector for this city.

The beauty of this municipality lies not only in its beaches but also in its emblematic sites of interest such as:

The Pantheon of Illustrious Sailors, the Punta del Boquerón or the Royal Institute and Observatory of the Navy. One of the most important scientific centres in the world.

Have we given you enough reasons to want to move to Cádiz? If this is the case and you want to buy a property in Cádiz, do not hesitate to contact any of our agents to advise you on how to choose the option that best suits your needs.

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