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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I just landed in Alicante with my wife and (almost) 13yo daughter. We are looking for any groups, activities or English speaking families with kids of similar age that would like to meet. Our Spanish is less than beginner level. Thanks in advance!
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone, So my boyfriend and I are planning to move to Spain in the next months. We want to move in the areas of either andalucia coast or the cities of València or Alicante. Our situation is, we will have our working holiday visa and are looking for work in these places. We are fluent in...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Good afternoon everyone, We are looking to buy a property in the Alicante area, to use as a bit of a bolt-hole and somewhere to spend school holidays throughout the year. Ideally, we'd like a new build, townhouse with a min of 3 bedrooms overlooking a shared pool. We did originally think of a...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi! I was planning to retire and move to Spain this year, now this covid-19 thingy have put a temporary halt to my plans, but I'm still researching. I was originally planning to move to Valencia, since Madrid and Barcelona are too expensive. I spoke to some people that basically told me that I...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    So I decided to change my life and finally fulfill my gran sueno to live by seaside. I way considering Valencia, Barcelona or maybe Alicante? The biggest hinderance right now is finding a job. I know a lot of people work remotely, but I am not sure I want it. I'd like to blend in with the...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi We are looking for some advice on good areas in Murcia and Alicante. We are considering setting up a small (probably rural) self-catering holiday business and would be keen to hear any recommendations. A few areas I have started to research are: Pinoso, Sax, Fortuna, Calpe, Cartagena. Also...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi I'm new to the forum and (hopefully) to Spain. We are buying a flat in central Alicante which needs renovating. My particular question is can UK brassware (wall mounted taps and shower valve etc) be adapted for use with standard Spanish plumbing? (or more to the point is it relatively...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All my wife, myself and 2 kids (2 1/2 and about 2-3 months by time we move) are moving to spain in june /july this year. We've never been there and so before we settle on a "final" location, would like to find a place to base ourselves for about 6 months and explore out from there. We...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    The tram that runs from Alicante centre all the way up to Bendorm is fantastic and tickets so low priced! However for some stops there is no ticket machine and so you have to buy your ticket from the machine on the tram itself. The problem is that the tram moves off very abruptly after the...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello all, Me and my wife are willing to move to spain for living with our child. We will not issue work permit, we just enroll our child to an international school and live in a good city with residence permit. We will get monthly income from our properties in Turkey around 5000 Euro and we...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone. I'm planning a trip to Alicante in November for four weeks, to research a possible move there. I'm going to be on a budget so will be seeking an apartment possibly through Airbnb ( any suggestions welcome). Please can you advise me on the best part of Alicante to stay in order to...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi I'm also thinking of buying a villa in Vilamartin or Playa Flamenco. Can't make up my mind .i want to travel this summer to spend sometime in One of these resorts to get a feel for it and would be greatful for any information on the two. At first when I buy I will be using it during winter...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm trying to locate a builder to do some chain link fencing for some of my plots in Finca Terol, Tibi. I'm having no luck with so many builders who wont travel there, and I cant find any close. I'd really appreciate your help!!!! Thank you. Tom.
  14. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All, needing advice. Myself my partner and our 4 year old are looking to emigrate to Spain on a permanent basis nest year. We will rent first and test out the area. We go to Alicante region well Villa Martin on holiday. Although its a nice area and we like it we feel its too tourist...
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all, I've been viewing the many threads about owning property in the alicante region and I'm still unsure of what area would fit me best. I am only looking for a holiday home, weekend trips and some holidays for myself and family. I do not intent to rent the property out. Ideally 2 bedroom...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Here in Agost , pottery and ceramics are produced Well worth a visit to see the local potters at work ! the bigger factory's produce building bricks and roof tiles:) Tony Agost Alicante
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All My name is Tony and live with my wife and 2 kids in Agost which is a small village just inland of Alicante city Agost is famous for pottery , and back in the 60s was the film set location for the Spaghetti western - Return of the seven We have been here for nearly 12 years Agost is...
  18. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi all. I have just bought a flat in the beautiful town of Aspe. I would love to hear from any expats and / or residents that live in or near Aspe. We look forward to hearing from you. Martyn & Maria Wilson
  19. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hola All, Does anyone have any experience of knee surgeons - private - in Alicante or Murcia? Or experience of the Hospital Perpertuo Socorro or Quiron San Carlos? I am trying to find a good knee surgeon in these areas, or nearby. We really need someone English speaking if at all possible...
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