Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad – Happy Christmas

Feliz Navidad!! Or in English…Happy Christmas. As the holiday season approaches I though it might be an idea to let you know about the Spanish traditions at the holiday time we call Christmas. As  a primarily Catholic country you may expect them to be very similar to those observed in the UK, in fact they…


Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey

El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Pathway) is a walkway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Ardales in the province of Málaga, Spain. The name derives from the original name of Camino del Rey (King’s Pathway), abbreviated locally to el caminito. The walkway had fallen into disrepair and was partially closed for over a decade. After four…


new developments costa del sol

New Developments on the Costa del Sol

The arrival of the economic worldwide recession in 2008 had a crippling effect on the building industry on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Of course, it wasn’t just Spain that felt the pinch, it genuinely was worldwide, but as an area that relies heavily upon overseas investment the effect was quite devastating. Major projects simply shut…



Property Management Services Spain

Irrespective of whether you have purchased your property via us at propertysalescostadelsol.com or not we can offer Property Management Services. If you are not in the country for extended periods of time you can relax in the knowledge that your property will be looked after whilst you are away; we can deal with any situation…



The Spanish “Catastro”

The Catastro is a secondary system set up within Spain to deal with the ownership, description and boundaries of all property in the country. It is the institution which assesses properties for co-ordinates, cartography, drawings and plans and is the source on which the “Valor Catastral” is calculated. This provides the valuation of the property for the…