Portugal has always a popular tourist destination but in recent years there has been a rise of property investements with a surge of international new property owners moving here permanelty since the 2020 covid epidemic.
Why is this? Portugal is well located in the world. Especially the Algarve, you can be in any of the big European cities with two and a half hours from Faro airport. Ever since the lockdown we have been working from home and families have chosen the Algarve as a great destination relocate, with its great climate, cuisine and excellent eductaion and also being considered one of the safest places to live (https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/safest-countries-in-the-world ). There is a huge expat community in the Algarve.
The Algarve has around 200km of golden beach coastline, which showcases fabulous beaches and sandstone cliffs. Furthermore it offers 50 kilomentres of attractive rural inland terrain. The Algarve is also an ideal choice for those who appreciate nature and tranquility. The almost untouched beaches and the aqua marine, calm seas are renounced for their iconic features of the region and being so conveniently located close to the hotels and resorts. Guests are spoilt for choice on which beaches to spend their days...
The Mediterranean climate is also a major attraction for tourists and residents alike. The Algarve has the most perfect climate in all of Europe. It averages around 300 days of sunshine each year; does not suffer from climate extremes; and has four well definite seasons. In other words, an extremely pleasant and liveable climate.
The fabulous range of sporting facilities available are another reason for holidaymakers to visit the Algarve. A place well known for some of the best golf courses in the world. Surfing, tennis, padel, horse riding, hiking, fishing, sailing and even extreme sports, such as rock climbing,scuba diving to name a few, are some of the sporting activities that can be easily pursued here, making the Algarve an ideal holiday destination.
The gastromonomy is always fresh and organic! Fresh fish arrives daily to the local markets and fresh fruits and vegetables are also readily available. The most popular and picturesque markets to visit include those of Quarteira, Olhão, Tavira, Sagres and Portimão The Algarve has an abundance of excellent restaurants that offer a variety of different world cuisines, with exquisite dishes and services you would find it difficult to match elsewhere.
Along the year, but especially during the the summer months, there is a vast choice of entertainments, from music festivals, art exhibitions all over the region. Villages like Silves, Loulé, Lagos, Faro and Tavira offer a glimpse on the rich cultural part of this moorish corner of Portugal.
Quinta do Lago was founded in 1972 and is located within the Ria Formosa nature reserve park visited by many naturalists and bird watchers from all over the world. Quinta do Lago is where quality and luxury meets nature and is for those of refined tastes who can enjoy all that the Resort has to offers.
Quinta do Lago is only a short flight away from most of the European capital cities to the local airport being some 15-20 minutes from Faro International Airport.
Its privileged location makes it close to the airport, beaches, golf, waterskiing, horse riding, tennis and natural parks. Futhermore, it offers easy access to some of the many global brand 5 star hotels in the region. Golfers can enjoy not only the Quinta do Lago golf courses, but also those close by in Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura. Sun worshippers will be marvelled by the Quinta do Lago´s 3 km of sandy beaches!
The Real Estate in Quinta do Lago offers the utmost in luxury, elegance and taste and yet property and development melds well with the environment and landscaped. In Quinta do Lago, you will find contemporary and traditional designs, which makes it a haven for those seeking a wide variety of homes in which to live, to rent or acquire and design to build to their own requirements. Quinta do Lago is suitable for year round holidays and living and offers 24 hour security to ensure the safety of residents and guests throughout the resort.
Quinta do Lago has two shopping centres, Quinta shopping and Buganvilia Plaza which is where you can find Rosario Busch Properties on the second floor of the complex.
Vale do Lobo was the first developemnt to emerge in the Algarve and is the largest resort in Portugal which is still run by the same company for more than 50 years. The resort covers a total area of 450 hectares and is home to approximately 1,500 residential and holiday property owners.
Vale do Lobo has around 2km of beach and two championship golf courses. Not only is it an outstanding holiday referance it has also created its own community. With a wellness and medical centre and Tennis Academy, the resort serves to all ages! During the summer months Vale do Lobo has an outstanding entertainement area known as the “Praça”, with various bars, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from. If you are a golf enthusiast, a tennis fan or simply want a relaxing holiday Vale do Lobo has everything readily available for you!
Situated in the heart of the Golden triangle, Vilamoura started its inital construction and planning in 1966 and was founded and funded by the Portuguese banker Cupertino de Miranda with the resorts management Lusotur (now Lusort) taking control of its construction. In 1996 Vilamoura (Lusort) was acquired by Quinta do Lago´s founder André Jordan.
The Vilamoura resort suits all ages and has activites for everyone! The Marina has some of the most exclusive restaurants and a very fun and lively nightlife. The Marina is also the largest in Portugal, and has some of the most beautiful yachts parked on its docks.
Vilamoura has in total of six golf courses, a tennis academy, horse stables, Mini golf, a health centre, two beaches and security all year around. If you are interested in water sports, there are a vast choices of activities to do too, sailing, water ski or simply spending the day on a boat and get to now the beautiful beaches of the Algarve.