The most affordable cities in Spain to live in

Spanish living might be more exciting when buying a house near a coastal town. On the Costa del Sol, we visited four cities to determine the most allure while also reasonably priced Spanish Property.



Málaga, on Spain’s Costa del Sol, is a charming seaside city often rated as one of the best places to live in the country. Some of the country’s best art, music, history, and museums can be found in this cultural hotspot, including the Picasso Museum, which houses some of the artist’s finest works.

Málaga is another Spanish city with excellent air service, with aircraft arriving from Europe. It’s also possible to go to the city by the high-speed AVE railway that connects Madrid and other important Spanish cities, such as Barcelona.

Apartments here cost roughly €200,000, which is more expensive than in Alicante or Murcia, although the overall cost of living is lower. Rentals, dining out, and grocery shopping are less expensive in Málaga than Madrid or Barcelona.



Alicante fiercely rejects its status as merely the “portal to the Costa Blanca” and provides property purchasers with a taste of traditional Spain, beautiful weather, and reasonable properties.

Alicante’s ancient district, whitewashed buildings, narrow cobblestone alleyways, and easy access to the international airport make it a hard city to top.

Numbeo estimates that Alicante is 37% less expensive than London as a place to call home. The cost of renting a property in Alicante is around 19 percent lower than renting a property in Madrid.

If you’re ready to put in a little effort in terms of price, you can get a city-centre flat for less than €30,000. The typical starting price for a villa is roughly €250,000.



Granada is a beautiful city nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Together with Seville and Córdoba, Ibiza makes up the so-called “Golden Triangle” of Spain (the other two being Madrid and Barcelona).

Here, you’ll discover the world-famous Alhambra, a magnificent Moorish palace surrounded by a beautiful park.

Walking through the city’s streets, you’ll see golden-hued arches, a historic Arab district, and tantalising odours of wonderful street cuisine. Granada is a sensory overload.

Granada is 24% less expensive to eat out than Madrid. Rent is also 21% less expensive than in the capital of Spain. Stylish houses in the €400,000 range or magnificent flats in the €150,000 range are both within your reach. Our overseas agents will assist you in securing a comfortable property for you from start to finish.



Murcia is a charming city located only a few miles down the coast of Alicante. Murcia also has an international airport, San Javier, serviced by low-cost airlines like EasyJet, making travel to the city much more convenient than before.

Murcia is rich in history and culture and has some gorgeous structures. Murcia is a great place to enjoy a meal or a cup of coffee than the Cathedral de Santa Maria, which was built over 300 years and looms over a sunny plaza.

Playa de Poniente in guilas and Percheles in Mazarrón are just a short drive from the city.

Murcia, too, like Alicante, has a low total cost of living. Compared to Madrid, villas may be purchased for less than €100,000 in Valencia. You can contact Esales Property for information on affordable properties in Spain.


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