Visit the parks
Visit the parks in Spain:
Seeing the mobile home park for yourself goes a long way to see if living in Spain is for you, and there is no better way than strolling around the park chatting to some of the residents you meet. So for that reason, we have three different ways we can help you visit and all three ways are listed below.
However, if you prefer to speak to someone in advance of a possible visit please telephone us any time on 0800 772 3980. We will be pleased to talk through the options open to you.
So, fancy coming to Spain to see one of the best residential retirement/semi retirement parks for yourself at any time? It is very easy to arrange because we have three different ways we can help you come and visit (details below). Park La Posada offers dedicated four day three night visits for only £79 per person. This includes being shown the new Park Lodge showground that has opened on Park La Posada
A visit to Park Corrales can also be added to a standard 4-day 3-night dedicated Park La Posada visit for only £25 in total (additional mileage supplement) which covers up to four people. Let us know when booking a visit please.
Arrange to meet us at the park for the day: We are more than happy to supply full directions from where you are staying on holiday or living in Spain to either park.
This option is ideal if you
A) already live in Spain
B) Planning a holiday on the Costa del Sol that includes you hiring a car.
We supply full easy to follow directions from where you are staying on holiday or living in Spain.
Once on or near the park you will be welcomed by a team member who lives on the park.
The beaches are not that far away from either park but the local lakes are nicer
Take a Dedicated 4 day Visit to see Park La Posada.
Park La Posada are offering dedicated “park lifestyle visits” to anyone thinking of retiring to Spain and the visits will be 100% park life in Spain related. These visits are perfect for anyone who wants to experience the way of life on a residential park. You are taken care of from start to finish by one of the residents and you will learn a lot in a short space of time.
The cost of a Posada Park dedicated lifestyle visit is only £79 per person to include park visits plus all airport** and hotel transfers. This also includes 3 nights subsidised hotel accommodation in the very Spanish “Hotel Castilla” in the heart of Antequera.
However, if you wish to stay in a different hotel you are more than welcome to do so. We will send links to hotels in the area for you to choose one. We will then cancel your subsidised accommodation and refund you £29 per person.
To start planning your visit simply search for the best low cost flights flying into Malaga that allow for a three night stay here in Spain.
As soon as you find ideal flights please give us a call on 0800 772 3980 with all the details. We will then make sure that everything required here in Spain is available. After that, you then go ahead and book your flights.
**Please note that should you book an early or late flight in or out of Malaga and need collecting after 11pm or before 6am there is a £25 out of hours surcharge on each occasion.
To arrange a visit please telephone 0117 318 2188 if in the UK or (+34) 670 203 495 if in Spain. You can also use the contact form letting us know the dates you have in mind.
What you get on your Lifestyle Visit
1) Transfers to and from the airport (your guide will meet you in Malaga arrivals)
2) Hotel accommodation in the Hotel Castilla.
3) Visits to the local towns and villages
4) Meet the residents and get a feel for the lifestyle.
If you wish to upgrade your hotel at any time please contact us for more details.
A visit to Park Corrales can also be added to a 4-day 3-night dedicated Park La Posada visit for only £25 in total (additional mileage supplement) which covers up to four people. You will need to let us know in advance so we can allow time during the visit.
Time to enjoy life? It starts with a brochure followed by a visit
OPTION THREE :
Book a holiday in any resort close to Malaga on the Costa del Sol
To visit Park La Posada or Corrales Park we are offering a car collection service (includes up to 4 people) from your hotel or apartment in the following resorts on the Costa del Sol. Malaga, Torremolinos and Benalamadena the cost will be £45 in total for the complete day. From Fuengirola the cost will £50 and from Nerja will cost £60.
You will be collected around 10.30am and shown the town of Antequera first. In the afternoon you will be shown the park you wish to see, either La Posada or Corrales Park. You will then be returned to your hotel or apartment at the end of the day.
For visits to the Alhambra factory in Alicante we are offering a collection service from around the Alicante area on the Costa Blanca for £50.00. To arrange a full factory visit please use the contact form on the Park Lodge Homes page
A day out with us is a wonderful “bolt on” to any holiday in Spain and it will be both enjoyable and informative. Winter holidays are ideal in order to get a feel for Spain. To see the parks and area at the same time makes a lot of sense. Visits will need to be pre-booked.
To arrange a visit whilst on holiday either telephone 0800 772 3980 in the UK or (+34) 670 203 495 if in Spain or use the contact us form with all the details.
Why not check out what the hotels and apartments are costing right now?
We love showing people around. If however after your visit you decide that you like Spain, you are always welcome to return for a more detailed look. You can have as many visits as you wish. We have a lot to show you in a short space of time and during the second visit is when most people take a good look at the homes that are for sale.
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BUYING A RESALE MOBILE HOME
The process is very easy. First choose from the homes on sale on our website, the homes you would like to view on a visit.
If a home ticks all the boxes during your visit you simply make a purchase request.
If the seller agrees to the sale we then arrange for a legal sales agreement to be drawn up and signed by all parties. This service costs just 200 Euros and it also includes a home check of the boiler, air-conditioning, cooker, fridge and freezer by the park engineers just prior to completion. Paying for this service takes the home off sale straight away.
A 10% deposit is then paid into a "Client Account" within 14 days and remains there until the completion date which will be on or before three months after an offer has been accepted. .
Just prior to the completion date the home is checked, we take possession of the home, and you will be advised to make the final payment to the seller. Once it is confirmed that the payment has been made the home is then yours.
No wonder resale mobile homes are so popular.
BUYING A NEW HOME
Buying a new UK mobile home or a custom-built residential Park Lodge Home is very easy. It simply involves slightly different processes.
For UK manufactured mobile homes we are partnered with Mobile Homes Abroad Ltd the largest exporter of UK mobile homes. Check out the New Mobile Homes link above to see which UK manufacturers are represented.
For Park Lodge Homes designed and built in Alicante and Burgos it is a different process. Once a plot has been reserved you can either buy a predesigned by us home or start designing your own home exactly how you want it.
A short visit to the factory in Alicante is all it takes. Where to put a French Door? Where the lounge should go? What view from the kitchen window? Questions the designer will help you with
We also offer ready designed custom-built Park Lodge homes with a new show area going onto Park La Posada. Check out the Park Lodge Homes link at the top.
New UK mobile home or custom-built residential Park Lodge Home? The choice is yours after you have reserved your plot on a park. New homes require a 35% deposit and the balance paid once the home is ready to be transported from the UK. Park Lodge Homes require a 30% deposit and the balance when the home is ready to leave the factory.
WHY COSTA DIFFERENCE?
The name Costa Difference was chosen for a reason back in 2005. Costa as in Costa del Sol or Costa Blanca, and Difference because we want to show the difference between dedicated genuine residential mobile home parks and tourist camping sites that also allow mobile homes.
Making a difference is all down to being passionate in what we do. We are also working with park owners who share our passion. The result? We are showing wonderful residential mobile home parks that are without doubt the best retirement parks that Spain has to offer.
Having chosen to represent residential parks only we are now tasked by the park owners to help people see for themselves if living in Spain is really for them. Spain does not suit everyone which is why that aspect of what we do is so important.
So where does our service start? We think that perhaps it has already started with you reading this and all the other information we have provided online. Maybe you now have some questions for us? If so please feel free to contact us and ask them.
Once you feel that you have found all the answers the next stage is to seriously think about coming on a visit to see a residential park and the lifestyle the residents enjoy.
On a short-dedicated visit you will have a golden opportunity to talk to residents you meet whilst on the park. Asking them questions at the time is a great idea because you will be hearing about their genuine experiences.
The Costa Difference way is very different. Our testimonials come from the residents themselves face to face. They have all gone through the same experiences. Started by asking questions, then came on a visit. After that it is back to the UK with plenty to think about.
If you do the same and moving to Spain becomes your dream, then we are going to be with you all the way.
There are many “Costa” companies on the internet selling everything to do with Spain but there is only ONE Costa Difference Mobile Homes in Spain. To find us again easily why not bookmark this page. We are at your service.
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LATEST NEWS FROM SPAIN
POLICE are now starting an investigation after a video was released on social media showing a mass brawl said to be between locals and tourists in the town of Nerja the Costa del Sol in Spain.
The two-minute video was recorded from an upstairs window and clearly shows what can happen when coastal towns seem to be overrun with tourists.
Half a dozen people appear in the footage fighting in the middle of the street.
Nerja is not on its own however as many coastal resorts on the Costa del Sol have to deal with problems involving tourists this time of year and of course alcohol is always a factor when consumed to keep cool.
Residential parks are not involved in any way as they tend to be away from the tourist spots.