Moving to Sotogrande? We offer weekly services to the Costa Del Sol from the UK! From full relocations to single items; dedicated or shared-load services.
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EUROPEAN SHARED LOAD
A part/shared load service is a cost effective way to move your goods to and from your destination. The reason this service is so cost effective is that you share the vehicle with other consignments and therefore the vehicle costs are also shared. All consignments are individually prepared, numbered, labelled and inventoried to ensure all items are correctly delivered to you. The main advantage of a part load service is that you will receive the Matthew James service of excellence at the most cost effective price.
EUROPEAN PREMIUM SERVICE
A direct service combines Matthew James’ service of excellence with the added advantage of a dedicated collection date and express delivery timescale. Handling of your effects is minimised as they remain on the same vehicle throughout. Although your delivery will be carried out in conjunction with other clients’ consignments, this means you will share the cost of the vehicle and your consignment will be prioritised for onward delivery typically within 7-10 days of collection.
EUROPEAN DEDICATED SERVICE
A dedicated service gives you the flexibility to choose your collection and delivery dates. This service means you will have exclusive use of one of our bespoke removal vehicles. This service guarantees the Matthew James service of excellence and peace of mind that your moving dates can be fixed, allowing you the convenience to make travel arrangements and plan your arrival. All delivery dates are subject to EU laws on driving time. We can confirm the timing prior to any booking.
MOVING TO SOTOGRANDE FROM THE UK? LET US ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.
At Matthew James Removals we have the local knowledge and industry experience to manage all of your relocation needs, wherever in Sotogrande you choose to move. With 3 generations of experience, a customised vehicle fleet and frequent services, you can be sure you’re in the most capable hands in Sotogrande.
REASONS TO RELOCATE TO SOTOGRANDE WITH MATTHEW JAMES…
- Range of tailored services
- Depots in Madrid, Barcelona & Costa del Sol
- Weekly moving services
- Dedicated team of professionals
- Door-to-door care
- Customs clearance assistance
- Years of local knowledge
- 3 generations of experience
- Customised vehicle fleet
- Bespoke crating
- BAR, IAM and ISO 9001 accredited
- Superior quality packing materials
- All loads inventoried by our own staff
- Meticulous attention to detail
Sotogrande is one of the most southerly tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol. Just across the border from Gibraltar, Sotogrande is known as an upmarket resort that attracts the rich and famous from all over the world. So if you fancy rubbing shoulders with the Spanish aristocracy, or taking in the annual international polo event, then this could be the place for you.
Many people living in Sotogrande work in the service industry, banking, or tourism. As the community is evolving, real estate is thriving, with opportunities to own or develop spaces popping up frequently. This development has also attracted those looking to start their own businesses. Sotogrande is also home to a wealthy marina, so the yachting industry is big business. There are also new schools appearing throughout the resort and surrounding areas, so teachers of all ages are in demand. There is no heavy reliance on being fluent in Spanish, as many of the residents and visitors are international. However, a knowledge of Spanish will put you ahead of other expats looking for work. Many locals also find work in nearby Gibraltar, and whilst the industries are very similar, this gives you more opportunities when finding work.
Weekly services to Sotogrande…
At Matthew James Removals we offer regular services to and from Sotogrande, throughout the year. From dedicated removals to shared-loads or even single items, we offer a service to meet your requirements. Our expertise, know-how, local knowledge and specialist vehicles make us the obvious choice for moving to Sotogrande.
We are proud to be BAR International Associates (British Association of Removers) and members of IAM; the world’s largest trade association for the global moving industry. Our management systems have been assessed to ISO 9001 standards.
Our storage facilities in Europe
All of our depots in the UK and Spain offer fully containerised storage facilities in modern and secure warehouses. Shared-loads are consolidated at our depots in the UK and Spain for onwards transport to Sotogrande and beyond.
Your consignment is automatically covered up to £50,000 for total loss in the event of unforeseen circumstances such as a fire or flood. In addition to this we can arrange a full-cover insurance policy via our brokers upon request.
As Sotogrande as relatively small, there isn’t a big need for an extensive transport system in the city. There is a local bus service, but many people choose to walk, or if you are so inclined, there are plenty of car rental businesses. And driving might be the most attractive options, as there isn’t a local train service running into and out of the resort. There are many buses that also connect Sotogrande with other nearby resorts and destinations. The nearest airports are the Costa del Sol airport of Malaga and Gibraltar airport (which is closer, but runs fewer flight options).
As Sotogrande is intended to be a luxury resort, property prices are high, but interestingly the cost of living is quite low. There are many neighbourhoods surrounding the central resort that offer the advantages of Sotogrande without the heavy price tag. The Sotogrande International School is located in the La Reserva de Sotogrande neighbourhood, which also has a popular golf course and equestrian center. Pueblo Nuevo de Guadiaro is the main hub for residents all year round. Smaller villages nearby are San Henrique, San Martin, and Jima de la Frontera that are all beautifully Spanish and much more affordable. The area Is popular for those with children as crime in the region is very low.
What draws most of the international population is the sun. The average temperature in the summer is 28 degrees, and the general area of the Costa del Sol is world famous for its perfect weather. There are plenty of sporting options in the resort itself, such as Gold and water sports, but Sotogrande is also close enough to nearby attractions, such as Selwo which is the biggest Safari park in Europe with over 2,000 animals. The Rock of Gibraltar is 25 minutes drive away, and is the perfect day activity for all the family! The blue flag beach that Sotoqande is located on will entertain you all year round.
POPULAR PLACES TO LIVE IN AND AROUND SOTOGRANDE
Gibraltar – La Linea – Campamento – Santa Margarita – San Roque – Alcaidesa – Torreguadiaro – Guadiaro – Pueblo Nuevo – San Enrique – San Martin del Tesorillo – Duquesa Sabinillas – Casares Costa – Estepona
The below areas are also within our relocation and removal service areas;
Costa de Almeria – Costa del Azahar – Costa Blanca – Costa Brava – Costa Calida – Costa Cantabria – Costa Dorada – Costa de la Luz – Costa de Marisco – Costa Tropical (Costa Granadina) – Costa Vasca – Costa Verde