It has a rich history and culture as well as a spectacular natural environment.
It benefits from realistic property prices, with a range of properties available in towns, villages or rural properties with stunning sea views.
The area boasts wonderful produce and a great variety of restaurants in which to sample the local and international fayre.
There are uncongested roads, stunning beaches and an environment that encourages outdoor pursuits such as hill walking, cycling, surfing and golf.
There are new schools and good education provision from preschool to masters level, with small classes and excellent facilities.