Retiring to Spain and living in a Park Home on a secure park that looks after you is a great idea. Many people sell their homes in the UK and after buying a Park Home in Spain they then have a lot of money left over to enjoy their retirement to the full. No matter where in Spain you retire to the UK is only a few hours away by plane and there are of course lots of low cost flight deals on offer. Friends and family can easily visit you or you visit them.
The consulate in Madrid is a great source of useful information as well about all aspects of retirement in Spain http://ukinspain.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-spain/
Imagine having no money worries at all yet enjoying life to the full. It is no wonder so many people enjoy visiting so that they can see for themselves. Choosing the right park to retire on is always the first thing to do.
Residents already living on the parks have either sold their homes in the UK or if they were lucky enough to be able to buy their new Park Home without selling then they could have rented their UK home out and are enjoying a great monthly income along with their pensions. No wonder everyone is smiling. Better weather, great locations and a great lifestyle.
Why are park homes such a good idea for retirement in Spain? Simply put they are ideal because they are reasonable to buy and the parks provide a very secure environment. Many people sell their homes in the UK and then enjoy life here in Spain with no money worries whatsoever. It is how retirement should be. The biggest problem many have however is selling their homes in the UK first so that their dream retirement can begin.
Now the good news, retiring to Spain does not have to be stressful. The parks take care of their residents from the day they arrive. The reception is there to take care of everything Spanish. The parks are run on the same lines as the retirement residential mobile home parks in the UK except they offer much more in terms of service and facilities. The better weather and lower cost of living in Spain is what attracts most people to retire here.
Being retired in Spain also had other advantages. With exclusive facilities you can easily find you have the swimming pool all to yourself sometimes.
To retire to Spain you will need to be on a residential park if you plan to live in Spain all the time. If planning to be in Spain for less than 186 days you will not have to register as a resident in Spain. For useful information check out www.findinspain.com which has many articles on all aspects of living in Spain.