Relocation Stories

Here we would like to share with you real stories of real people (individuals, couples and families) who have taken the leap and relocated to Spain, to the beautiful area of Malaga and Costa del Sol. Real people like you, of different backgrounds, who are willing to share their real experiences of relocating and building their new life in Spain. We have created a list of questions and asked them to answer those as sincerely as possible. We here publish their answers without any edits or changes. We hope you will find it useful, and who knows - maybe one day your own story will be published here?!

Published on 19 Mar 2024

Richard's Move to Malaga With No Regrets

It has been a year since Richard’s move to Malaga, and no disappointments so far. Lucky enough to keep his remote job, Richard can now benefit from all the advantages of Spanish lifestyle and culture, wonderful climate, and brighter days. But it comes which some challenges as well… would you like to know more?

Published on 11 Jan 2024

Ann & Alan’s sudden move with no regrets

Ann and Alan’s move to Malaga was earlier than planned due to Brexit and a more difficult one due to the pandemic. Now, a few years later, they have no regrets and miss very little other than good Indian and Chinese takeaways. Want to hear their advice? Keep on reading…

Published on 27 Dec 2023

Kelly's Move for the Better, Break-Up and Happily Ever After

Kelly moved to Spain back in 2017, wanting a better quality of life for her four children and a long-term partner. All her children are now grown, and she is happily married, to her better half whom she met in 2018, in Spain…want to read her story?

Last updated on 27 Dec 2023

Spanish Story of George & Elena – Move for the Better!

Relocation to Spain of George & Elena turned out to be one of their top five best life decision they ever made! They moved two years ago and never looked back. Read on how their lives have changed to the better!

Published on 28 Oct 2023

Sarah's Solo Relocation to Spain Journey

The relocation story of Sarah is another example of how unpredictable life can be, and that tomorrow is not guaranteed to anyone…what was planned as a move together, turned out to be a “solo journey” as Sarah’s husband passed away as they were packing up. She courageously carried on with her plans and never looked back, while adjusting to her new life in Malaga…

Published on 16 Oct 2023

Relocation to Benalmadena – challenging at start but happy at the end!

This family’s relocation story is a great example of how important is adapting your personal reality to the local reality of the country you are moving to – Spain. Raluca & Catalin understood it very quickly and turned, what initially looked like an impossible task, to a successful move with a new happy home in Benalmadena where they reside still and feel fully integrated into the local community. Read what they shared with us!

Published on 9 Oct 2023

Malaga Job Move Story of Amanda & Derrick

And what if moving to Spain was not your personal decision but the requirement of your job? This is the story of Amanda & Derrick from the US, who relocated to Malaga for work and discovered both the advantages and the challenges of this move. Read their story!

Published on 25 Sep 2023

Alicia's Brave Relocation to Malaga Story

Alicia is an amazingly brave young lady from Belgium in her very early twenties, who learned about Malaga in a YouTube travelling video. The connection was instant, next she was talking to a Relocation agent and the rest is history…would you like to hear her incredible story?

Published on 12 Sep 2023

Malaga Relocation Story of a Young Family

Alexandra & Paul are a young European family who always imagined retiring in Spain, until they got a job opportunity in their favourite Malaga and decided to jump on it along with their 3-year-old daughter. It is exactly a year since they moved, and never looked back…are you excited to hear their story which they so kindly agreed to share with us?

Last updated on 1 Sep 2023

Claire’s move to Malaga during the Pandemic

Claire and Sean are a lovely international couple, each with their own expat experiences. They decided to move together to Malaga just before the end of 2020, right in the midst of the Pandemic. Read their story based on Claire answering our questions and sharing her insights on the relocation experience.

Published on 25 Aug 2023

Real Relocation to Spain Story of Patti

Patricia (Patti) Addington moved to Spain from USA in November 2021. She kindly agreed to share with us her experience by answering our questions.

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