Spain is a large country totalling over 1/2 million square kilometers in area. Spain is located in the Southwest corner of Europe sharing borders with Portugal, Andorra, France, Gibraltar and Morocco. Spain has a population of just over 40 million people and is a predominantly Catholic state. Visit the CIA World factbook on Spain for more detailed information about Spain and the Spanish people.
As most people are aware, Spain is a major holiday destination for people from all over the world. The famous Costa del Sol is a stretch of Coast running along the bottom of Spain. It includes such well-known resorts and towns as Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Marbella and Puerto Banus. It generally stretches from Gibraltar in the west to Nerja in the East. Sun shine is very important to Spain as this is why most people choose to holiday here. But there are other reasons to holiday in Spain.
The relaxed atmosphere is one reason why the are so many beautiful bars for sale in Spain. The dream of buying a business in Spain is quite real for many people and quite rightly so. What could be more relaxing than spending your day in the sun talking to customers, and forgetting the hustle and bustle of the suburban life. Owning a bar in Spain is not that hard and not that expensive.
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Of course buying a bar in Spain involves more than just the purchase of the lease itself. There are many things to consider when setting up, not the least of which is where do you buy your ideal bar? Listed below are a few paragraphs on the most popular destinations on the Costa del Sol. Have a read through them and hopefully it will give you more insight into the hotter and sunny parts of Spain where you may consider purchasing your dream pub.
This is where it all began: what was once a tiny fishing village has become one of the largest - and most popular - of all the Costa del Sol holiday resorts. And it's not hard to see why. For sheer choice of hotels, bars, discos and beaches, good old 'Torrie' is quite simply hard to beat. There is every kind of café and restaurant imaginable. There are bars in abundance proclaiming their heritage to one nationality of another; Irish, English, Dutch, German you name it Torremolinos is likely to have it. The busy nightclubs pump out the latest music and stay open until dawn or even later.
At first sight Mijas is the Andaluz pueblo blanco par excellence - its ancient white-washed houses clinging to the hillside surrounded by some of the best coastal views in Spain. In fact its beauty- and easy access from the coast- has made it a 'mini resort' in its own right with some 90% of the population now of foreign origin. Keep looking and you may just catch a glimpse of a hand glider wafting over the peak. Mijas is also well positioned for some of the area's championship golf courses-including Los Lagos and Los Olivos- and the panoramic views really are superb!
The coastal region is where most of the facilities for sun and sand tourism are concentrated: hotels, a casino, golf courses. Benalmadena has 9km of shoreline with beautiful beaches and tiny coves. The new Puerto Marina is the place to go for young "party goers". Popular with locals and tourists alike the place has a distinctly international feel to it. The area is crammed with a variety of nightclubs and bars playing the latest music and staying open until sunrise. The marina is surrounded by apartments and offers sports such as diving and sailing. Just to the west of Malaga and Torremolinos.
Arroyo de la Miel
Arroyo de la Miel, whose name means "river of honey" is the populated area between the mountains and the coast in the region of Benalmadena. This is where most of the area's population and businesses are located and it has a wide range of attractions including a sports complex, bilingual library and the world famous theme park Tivoli World. It is also where the cable car to the mountain peak starts from. Arroyo offers a wide selection of café bars, restaurants, supermarkets, banks and a health clinic. Arroyo de la Miel is only 15 minutes by train from Malaga International Airport or a 10 minute journey by taxi.
Lively, popular and always buzzing- the resort of Fuengirola has come a long way from its days as a simple Spanish fishing village. Today it's a fascinating mix of local Spanish residents and international visitors, many of whom have made their permanent home in the urbanization housing complexes that stretch up into the hills. Lying to the east of Marbella it is a bustling little town during the height of the tourist season. Fuengirola's amazing beach is overlooked by one of the longest promenades in the Mediterranean and takes just a little over 2hrs to walk from one end to the other. The Port (Puerto Deportivo) holds a weekly market which attracts 1000’s of visitors every Sunday throughout the year from 9am to 2pm, except in July & August the time changes to 7pm to 1am due to the heat of the daily temperatures.
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