Seaside holiday rentals in Sotogrande and Marbella this summer are among the most expensive in Spain and some exceed 1,100 euros per week, according to a report by TecniTasa.
In Puerto Banús prices go up to 1,300 euros although apartments can be found from 450 euros in other parts of the Costa del Sol, such as Algarrobo, Estepona, Fuengirola and in Malaga.
Rent in the main coastal areas in Spain has increased nearly 10 per cent on last year and TecniTasa has said that a week in a property on the seafront in Spain will cost an average of 729 euros this year, compared to 664 euros last year.
The cheapest place to rent on the Spanish coast is in Burela (Lugo) where a 200-square-metre apartment costs 200 euros a week. At the other extreme is the Ibiza coastline, the most expensive area in Spain, costing between 1,500 and 3,400 euros a week. In Andalucía, Cadiz and Malaga have rents of up to 1,600 euros per week with the most economical places being Huelva, Granada and Almeria.