English Language Radio Stations Broadcasting Around Spain
There is now a large selection of English language radio stations broadcasting in areas around Spain where the majority of UK and other foreign residents have settled.
Some have been broadcasting now for well over 40 years and have a loyal following looking to catch up on news and views from their respective communities. Most of the radio stations provide very good quality broadcasting which usually includes a mixture of music, news, chat shows, competitions, humour, entertainment. local club news and much more.
Here is our pick of the top English speaking radio stations in Spain.
Talk Radio Europe
This is one of the most popular English speaking radio stations for ex-pats. Based in Estepona near Marbella it broadcasts to the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and the Costa Calida. Presented by experienced local presenters, listeners are treated to a mix if chat, interviews, and all types of music from rock to classical, and lifestyle magazine show as well regular news updates from Spain and the UK.
Costa Blanca FM Radio
Covering the Costa Blanca this is one of the most popular English speaking radio stations in the area. Lots of music, sports, news and podcasts to listen to. Costa Blanca FM covers all types of popular music from the 70s, 80s to the latest in the pop charts.
Spectrum FM is one of the largest English speaking media entertainers broadcasting to mainland Spain including the Costa del Sol, Costa Almeria, Costa Blanca, Mallorca, and the Canary Islands. The radio station was established in 1997 and is listened to by people from around the world. Listen online to music, local and international news, and lots more.
Heart FM Radio
Heart FM broadcasts from the Guadalhorce Valley on the Costa del Sol and covers most of the larger towns and smaller villages throughout the area. Best though to listen online from anywhere in the world. Heart covers all genres of music as well as providing local stories and regular news updates.
Central FM Radio
Central FM is one of the oldest English speaking radio stations in Spain, it started broadcasting in 1996 playing mostly 60's music, although now programs are well mixed to include a large selection of sounds from the 60's, 70's, 80's and upwards covering all genres from rock to soul. Central FM broadcasts to the Costa del Sol and has become a flagship radio station for residents and holidaymakers alike. Now streams online to the world.
Global Radio FM
Global Radio FM is another popular English radio station based on the Costa del Sol. Broadcasting 24 hours a day from Miraflores between Marbella and Fuengirola, the station plays all genres of music from the top of the current pop charts to classical, folk, and country. Listen online around the world via their updated streaming service.
Hot FM Radio
Located on the Costa Blanca, Hot FM Radio is one of the most popular English speaking radio stations in the area. If you are looking for a radio station playing more music and less chat then Hot Fm is for you. Ths station broadcasts from Altea to El Campello and all surrounding areas on 96.2 FM and is popular with all age groups from teenagers to grandparents offering a unique blend of the chart and dance remixes. Hot FM is listened to from around via their live streaming website link.
Harmony Radio FM
For the 100% hardened music fan, Harmony FM is the radio station for you. It is presenter free and is popular with a wide-ranging international audience. They play a mix of timeless and classic songs that appeal to all ages.
So, if you appreciate and enjoy great music, played without numerous interruptions, competitions, phone-ins and endless commercial messages, then simply tune into 96.7 FM or listen live via their online streaming service.
HFM Ibiza Radio
For all Dance fans, HFM Ibiza is the radio station for you. The radio station is located in the hippest island in Spain and dedicates itself to quality music that is not broadcasted on the typical commercial radio station. A team of Ibiza insiders compiles the music library and are always looking for the latest trends to play to their discerning audience.