Spain as a favourite celebrity hotspot

By : Nick Marr

Many people find it hard to resist the lure of Spain; with its idyllic way of living in the sunshine it offers a vast array of beautiful beaches, mouth-watering local cuisine and breath-taking scenery. It’s no surprise that Spain has since become a celebrity hotspot with many celebrities choosing to own holiday homes here and some even decided to reside here on a permanent basis. Is sun, sea and sangria too much of a temptation? Maybe you’ve been toying with the idea of purchasing property in Spain? Like many celebrities you may want to begin a better quality of life here.

Spain offers a beautiful and fruitful way of living. You can indulge in an outdoor lifestyle; enjoy fine wines and foods, wonderful music and some glorious sunsets.

It’s not hard to understand why Spain is a popular celebrity hotspot so lets take a look at some coveted locations and who has taken up residence in this beautiful country.

Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca is known for its glorious beaches and family friendly atmosphere. It is also a particular favourite amongst the celebrities. Former boxing champion Chris Eubank owns a villa in Moraira. Famous TV cook Nigella Lawson owns a home in Javea while previous Eurovision song contest host Terry Wogan has a villa in Villamartin.


Here is where you can find some of Spain’s most luxurious real estate so it’s not surprising that Sotogrande attracts the wealthy. Celebrities you can spot here include Antonio Banderas, Mariah Carey and even British royalty Prince William and Harry are enjoy polo tournaments here.


Marbella is the place to be in Spain with many celebrities flocking here throughout summer months and purchasing property. It has also been in the television spotlight recently. Marbella has a big celebrity catalogue with famous residents such as Rocky star Dolph Lundgren, movie legend Sean Connery and X Factor judge Simon Cowell is rumoured to rent a villa here and multi-millionaire Alan Sugar.

Famous people who come from Spain

Not only does Spain lay host to some celebrity fans of the beautiful country, Spain has also produced some pretty incredible talent itself such as:

  Worldwide pop sensation Enrique Iglesias

  • World-renowned famous artist Pablo Picasso
  • Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas
  • Famous soccer player Fernando Torres
  • Screen vixen and natural beauty Penelope Cruz
  • Historical artist Salvador Dali

Spain has a history as rich as its future providing some of the worlds greatest talents and also being a home much enjoyed by the rich and famous alike. Back in the day you could spot Hollywood royalty such as Audrey Hepburn tucking into breakfast in Marbella, now you can expect to brush shoulders with Hollywood stars, singers, sports starts and even royalty.

Spain offers temptations, which are just too great to resist; the glorious weather, luxurious scenery, accompanying properties and private locations. Spain is a highly coveted place to own a holiday home or reside here permanently for its way of life, high calibre of residence and sheer beauty.