Gibraltar enjoys on average 300 days of sunshine a year. Two and a half hours flying time from London there are currently 3 airlines offering daily services to and out of the Rock. With a population of just over 30,000 in less than 3 square miles Gibraltar’s Rock rises majestically from the sea with the African coastline dominating in the distance with its dramatic Rif mountain range.
Gibraltar's skyline is changing!
Stooped in history after becoming a British Overseas Territory in 2002 it has seen unprecedented growth. Able to raise its own taxes whilst still enjoying the security and defence from HMS government in Britain. Gibraltar has become an attractive proposition for investors worldwide due to its favourable tax laws. It is truly the gateway to the Mediterranean.
Today it's a vibrant place to both live and work with plenty to do when it's time to relax. A new luxury 5 Star floating hotel recently opened in the fashionable Ocean Village Marina close to new bars and restaurants that cater for the high net worth customers that live on Gibraltar.
The infrastructure and amenities on Gibraltar include: The international airport, state and private schooling, St Bernard's Hospital, a police force that ensures one of the lowest crime rates is maintained. And, when it comes to shopping you're never too far from home with a Marks and Spencer's in the high street and also a Morrisons Superstore all at tax free prices!
Just a short stroll or drive across the border into Spain and close by you have access to the Sotogrande Estate, home to Spanish royalty, some of the best golf courses in Spain and the famed polo fields of the Gold Cup. A 35 minute drive away are the shops of Marbella and the nightlife of Puerto Banus. However, if extreme sports is your thing then Tarifa, the Kite Surfing capital of Europe is just a short drive away from Gibraltar, whilst skiing and snowboarding can be found in the Sierra Nevada Mountains above Granada 2.5 hours away by car.
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