Property in Rural Coastal Areas

There is a slower pace of life in the small villages of Andalucia, one where you can admire the beauty of all that is around you. © Michelle Chaplow
There is a slower pace of life in the small villages of Andalucia, one where you can admire the beauty of all that is around you.

Rural Coastal Property areas

Those searching for inland properties for sale in these areas will find a selection of villas, fincas, cortijos, apartments and new built properties. Although prices of rural coastal property in Andalucia tends to less than in more expensive coastal areas prices have risen in recent years. Property for sale in this part of Andalucia can prove a good return on investment.

Rural Coastal locations - Costa de la Luz - Cadiz Province

Tarifa sits at the southern-most point of mainland Europe, where the Med meets the Atlantic. Just 14km across the Straits of Gibraltar at its narrowest point, the town enjoys spectacular views of… More →

Sanlucar de Barrameda is delightful small town situated at the northern tip of the sherry triangle and is home to the first beaches of the Cádiz side of the Costa de la Luz. The first beach (i.e.… More →

El Palmar is located 5km north of Vejer and is the Surf capital of Andalucia. Unknown by non-Spanish visitors until recently, El Palmar is becoming more popular for its laid-back atmosphere and… More →

The modern beachfront development of Urbanisacion Roche is located on the Costa de la Luz, between the coastal conurbations of Novo Sancti Petri and Conil de la Frontera. It is about 15km… More →

Barbate is a town of some 20.000 people on the Costa de la Luz, 40km north of Tarifa. This modern town, (often called Barbate de Franco because the ex-dictator spent… More →

Like so many towns in Andalucía the approach to El Puerto de Santa María along the main road is lined with garages, industrial plants and run down buildings. Keep going and cross the River… More →

Caños de Meca is a small, unspoiled community on the windswept but stunning Costa de la Luz. Deep in the Parque Natural del Acantilado, Caños de Meca has beautiful beaches, backed by cliffs and… More →

Rota, an ancient town, stands at the extreme north of the Bay of Cádiz in a privileged position. The town opens out to the Atlantic and behind are two national parks, the Natural Park of the Bay… More →

Baelo Claudia, near Tarifa, is one of Andalucia´s most significant and well-preserved Roman archeological sites. The extensive ruins are situated on the Costa de la Luz, some 15km north of Tarifa… More →

Zahara de los Atunes is one of the most charming, and fashionable, towns on the Cadiz Costa de la Luz. With a stunning beach, boasting crystal-clear waters and golden sand, Zahara's main advantage… More →

Bolonia is a small isolated ex fishing and farming village on the Atlantic Costa de la Luz 20km north from the surfer paradise of Tarifa and 20km south of… More →

The original Sancti Petri was a small tuna-fishing village located on a spit of land on the Atlantic coast near San Fernando, where the Cadiz peninsula meets the mainland. On the southern side, it… More →

Just inland from the coast Chiclana sits on a small hill overlooking the marismas (salt marshes). The town dates from 1303, when King Fernando IV of Castille gave the land to Guzman El Bueno, the… More →

Sitting on the coast in the far west of the province of Cádiz, the pretty town of Chipiona lies at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river, only 52km from the city of Cádiz itself, Chipiona dates back… More →

Appropriately christened the Costa de la Luz (Coast of the Light), the Atlantic shoreline of Cadiz province have many wild and windswept beaches, with its strong winds making Tarifa the foremost… More →

The town of San Fernando, often referred to as La Isla del Sur (the Island of the South), is not actually an island but a small peninsula, set within the stunning setting of the Bay of Cadiz.… More →

Atlanterra, in Cadiz province, is an exclusive urbanisation situated 30km north of Tarifa (and within the municipal boundry) but access is by the only road leading south from the small fishing… More →

If you are exploring the N340 Costa de la Luz coast road, you'd be wise to make time for a wander around Vejer. This classic white village on the hilltop is well worth a visit. It is actually 10… More →

Much of the municipality forms part of the Natural Park of the Bay of Cadiz. This environmentally protected region is an ornithologist’s delight, being a permanent home to a wide variety of birds… More →

Conil is a small, lively beach town to the south of Cadiz, and near inland Vejer de la Frontera. It has a great atmosphere in the evening, with plenty of good tapas bars and excellent nightlife.… More →

Rural Coastal locations - Costa Tropical - Granada Province

The jewel of the Costa Tropical, Salobreña is a whitewashed township clinging to huge lump of rock just back from the shoreline, topped by a Moorish castle and surrounded by lush sugar cane… More →

Enjoying a beautiful setting, this pretty village overlooks a picturesque horseshoe-shaped bay which is famous for its crystal-clear waters, sheltered beach, and excellent watersports facilities,… More →

Motril is the largest town on the Costa tropical with 50,000 inhabitants. Is it a commercial town that benefits from the tropical fruit and flower producers in the area. The town of Motril is… More →

Becoming increasingly popular among foreign residents. It is an attractive coastal resort town that is particularly popular in the summer with Spanish holiday makers. The interesting seafront… More →

Torrenueva Costa is a municipal district created in 2 October 2018 and formerly part of Motril. It has three districts called El Varadero, La Chucha and Carchuna. The name of Torrenueva is… More →

Not to be confused with Calahonda beach which is situated between Marbella and Fuengirola, Calahonda is a beautiful old fishing village on the Costa Tropical. Although Calahonda is considered to… More →

Itrabo is located in the Costa Tropical is a perfect destination for lovers of rural tourism, as well as those seeking small villages that have preserved their traditions and heritage.

This village is well-known by climbers, as it has some of the best spots to practice this sport. One example is the Garganta de los Vados, in the Guadalfeo river gorge. Nature lovers will also… More →

As with other villages in this coastal area of Granada province, Polopos is formed by various different areas: Castillo de Baños, La Mamola, Haza del Lino, Haza del Trigo, La Guapa and Polopos.… More →

There are two main attractions to this village located between the Baja Alpujarra and the Costa Tropical: its natural environment, ideal for outdoor sports; and its village centre, in typical… More →

The village of Molvízar is especially attractive for tourists searching for a typically Spanish town which has managed to preserve its Morisco roots; it has twice won the Embellecimiento de… More →

The village of Jete is located inland from the Costa Tropical in Granada province, and has become a popular destination for rural tourism. It is to the south of the Sierra de Almijara, and its… More →

Like its neighbouring villages Jete and Otivar, Lentejí is located inland from the Costa Tropical, tucked away in the southern part of the Sierra de Almijara mountains and protected by the river… More →

This Granada municipality is made up of two areas, Gualchos and Castell de Ferro, is especially interesting for its natural environment; the main attractions are the beaches and cliffs.

This village is comprised of three areas: Albuñol, inland, and La Rábita and El Pozuelo on the coast. It has become a popular destination with those searching for sun and beach, as well as those… More →

Los Guajáres is comprised of three small villages: Guájar Faragüit, Guájar Fondón and Guájar Alto. The area is located in a small, beautiful subtropical valley, formed by the river Loba. Its name… More →

Rural Coastal locations - Costa Almeria - Almeria Province Province

The city of Almería is Andalucia's most eastern capital. Years ago, it was not as well known by tourists as other capitals like Malaga, Sevillle, or Granada. However, that has changed drastically… More →

Las Negras takes its name from the mountain to the the left of the village, El Cerro Negro (“The Black Mountain”). This is a large mass of dark volcanic material, which has spread over the sea and… More →

San Miguel de Cabo de Gata is the full name of a small fishing village located 10km to the north of the important Cape (Cabo de Gata) on the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Although there are only a… More →

Retamar is one of the coastal suburban towns of the city of Almería. With easy access to the airport and ample holiday apartments, it provides visitors from Spain and further afield with an ideal… More →

Agua Amarga is a pretty fishing village and beach resort on the Almeria coast, in Cabo de Gata-Nijar natural park, with a population of just 400. Still undiscovered by large-scale tourism, this is… More →

Rodalquilar is a small village of about 200 inhabitants just off the Cabo de Gata coast road, AL-4200 between San José and Las Negras. It is a few kilometres inland, and it is not historic hill… More →

If Bond movies, quirky bars, fossils and remote Mediterranean beaches appeal to you, take a trip to Los Escullos. Los Escullos is a small cluster of houses overlooking the jagged Almeria coastline… More →

La Isleta del Moro is a quaint fishing hamlet known for its picturesque setting, and well worth the 500m detour from the AL-4200 San Jose to Las Negras coast road.Population is about 200. The name… More →

Almerimar is a purpose-built modern resort town situated 40km west of Almeria city. It serves as a spectacular family holiday resort, boasting 13km of beautiful, sandy beaches with crystal blue… More →

Belonging to the municipality of Roquetas de Mar, Aguadulce is one of the most important touristic hubs of Almería province, located some 8km from Almería city. In 1964 it was declared first in… More →

Villa de Vícar is situated in the southern foothills of the Sierra de Gádor. Belonging to one of the richest regions in Spain, most of the municipal area is dedicated to intensive greenhouse… More →

La Mojonera formed part of the Felix district until 1984. The principal economic activity here is the local production of confectionary, which is recognized throughout the region. The town has… More →

Felix is another village whose architecture gives away its Arabic past. The mass of white houses is presided over by an eleventh-century Arabic castle. Legend says that the castle is de la matanza… More →

One of the most distinctive features of Enix is the abdunance of water features in its municipal centre. It has also managed to preserve the traditional narrow, tiered streets and white facades… More →

El Ejido is one of the most popular tourist destinations along the Almerian coast for beaches and sunshine, with an interesting artistic and cultural heritage for visitors to enjoy. The area also… More →

As well as sun, beaches and various water sports, Adra offers its visitors a rich cultural and artistic heritage based on its extensive past. The town has around 24, 900 inhabitants. Adra was… More →

Vera is another important ‘sun and beach’ town in the province of Almería that attracts a lot of tourism, especially from those who practice naturism. It is not surprising, then, that there are… More →

Turre’s name comes from the Latin turris, meaning ‘tower’, and since the Ibero-Roman occupation of the town, it has acted as a settlement for numerous Mediterranean civilizations, inclucing the… More →

Sorbas, also known as Cuenca la Chica, is an extremely impressive village. It is located on a small plateau over the Río Aguas, and its white houses are almost suspended over the ravine. It has… More →

Pulpí is home to the Giant Geode of Pulpí, a beautiful volcanically formed cavern covered in transparent gypsum crystals, considered the best preserved in the world. It is therefore no surprise… More →

Lubrín is an ideal destination for lovers of rural tourism. Visitors can discover its charm by walking through the residential areas, and the centre offers the typical narrow, steep Andalusian… More →

Los Gallardos is neatly situated in a valley, 8km from the sea and 5km from the mountains. It is 73km from Almeria city and has around 2,800 inhabitants. The town finds its origin in the beginning… More →

The area surrounding Huércal Overa is a haven for lovers of hiking. Visitors should especially look out for the walking program organized every year by the Town Hall. The town has around 18,800… More →

Garrucha has a rich history spanning fishing traditions and industrial mechanization, all of which can be observed throughout the town. It has around 8,800 inhabitants. The earliest reference to a… More →

Cuevas de Almanzora owes its name to its caves (cuevas) and the Almanzora river that runs through it, and offers visitors a rich variety of things to do, including an excursion to the cave houses… More →

Sitting in a unique and spectacular environment, Carboneras is a perfect destination for nature lovers. Visitors can enjoy the views, or practice open-air sports including hiking or scuba diving.… More →

Bédar has a strong mining past which is evident in the area of El Pinar (which has now been urbanized), from which the first cableway in the province was erected in 1888. This cableway ran to the… More →

Mojácar clings to a rocky hillside watching over the Mediterranean. An hour’s drive from Almeria City. It actually comprised of two distinct areas; Mojácar Pueblo (town) and Mojácar Playa (beach… More →

Roquetas de Mar is a fishing town just 15 minutes by car from the provincial capital, Almería. It is famed not only for its fishing traditions, which are preserved today through gastronomy and… More →

The charming small town of Villarícos is located approximately ten kilometres north of La Garrucha, a lively fishing harbour in the process of development with villas, hostels and hotels, as well… More →

San José sits beside a shallow bay at the south end of the Cabo de Gata Natural Area. Once a small eighteenth-century fishing village, it is now the most important touristic hub of the Cabo de… More →

Níjar is renowned for its superb handcrafts in pottery, ceramics and textiles. This exceptional corner of Andalusia is a stunning natural enclave, right on the edge of the Cabo de Gata Natural… More →