In an area in full development, this new project was born, located in one of the most important cities of the Algarve, it has a fantastic infrastructure and its location in the center of Portimão is and will continue to be a place of great investment in the coming years. This real estate development has the best of both worlds, close to all amenities yet a short distance from the beautiful beaches of Portimão and Alvor, The Countryside and mountains are equally close as we
Founded in 1143 by D. Afonso Henriques, Portugal stabilized definitively its borders during the following century, becoming this way one of the oldest countries in the World. This situation contributed certainly to the strong cultural identity and the inner unity. Its privileged location in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, near the Atlantic Ocean, determined its vocation, launching the nation, in the 15th century, into the epic Discoveries. Portugal was the firs
Another great property available and listed by a colleague in a different brokerage, in Portugal’s sunny Algarve… We can serve as your REALTOR® BUYER REPRESENTATIVE…
Located in a high position of the western Algarve, close to Carvoeiro, 3 km south of the city of Lagoa, on the way to Marinha beach, this villa is surrounded by vineyards, mountains and beaches cut into the cliff just a few steps away, it is a place far from the world but close to everything.
Completely new 4 bedroom single family house, with avant-garde architecture, located less than 10 minutes from either Valença; Vila Nova de Cerveira and area beaches or Village of Caminha 20 minutes away as well same distance to Spanish Galician City of Vigo. The access to the A3 motorway less is less than 5 minutes away with 45 minute drive into Porto.
The home has 363m² (3,907 ft²) of total construction area, on two levels, with plot size of 1,076m² (11,581 ft²).
As an Expat myself to this wonderful host country, I owe it to both myself and the Portuguese people to understand and accept certain traditions as well as customs to keep integrating into the culture as much as possible.
I rather suspect I’ll be updating you all on a regular basis, as I keep learning more from this Country, that I have called home for more than 20 years.
So let’s go with a brief explanation of some but not all of those basic things you should k
Portuguese wines are acclaimed all over the world, but did you know each region has a very distinct identity and taste???...
Those who have had the privilege of visiting Portugal know that one of the country’s most memorable treasures is its unique flavours. And for those who appreciate wine, the various Portuguese grape varieties and wine regions are simply unforgettable!!!
From North to South, the climate and geography of Portugal are quite different and so are the
Hello everyone. Bom Dia alegria
“How was your week and weekend… What did you do???"…
Mine went like this…
So last week we had friends who arrived from the US to visit for the week, who we have been in touch with them for over a year now, and finally are ready to move here as their home has now been sold and their journey to moving to Portugal can begin at this point. Their aim was to buy a countryside property in the Minho Region near the Village of Vila Nova de
I want to share with you all a few misconceptions about what it means to be a REALTOR®… A REALTOR® is a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR®), a professional association. NAR® defines the term REALTOR® as a federally registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the association and subscribes to its code of ethics. A REALTOR® is the only real estate professional who is
I want to share with you all a few misconceptions and perhaps even myths about Portugal, Country I have called home for more than 20 years… First to put things in perspective know that I was born in Angola, an ex-colony of Portugal, and at an early age my parents moved to the United States with my sister and me, where I was fortunate and blessed not only to be educated but most importantly learned the value of growing up in a Country where freedom and liberty are its core pri
Autumn, also known as fall, is a very specific season to visit Portugal as it is a very unique time. The landscapes start to recover, the people are more rested and the climate pleasant following the immense summer heat that covers Portugal every summer between May and September. It is truly a great period to come to Portugal and discover its immense beauty without the stress of the burning sun but the pleasures of the warm sun...
Autumn and nature go hand and hand,
Among the awards are the “Best Adventure Tourism Destination” and the “Best Beach Destination” and “Best Insular Destination”. Portugal once again distinguished itself in the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards, or the tourism “Oscars”, bringing home more than 20 national distinctions and European awards. The Azores region won the “Best Adventure Tourism Destination” award, and the Algarve the “Best Beach Destination”. Madeira received the award for “Best Insular Dest
The charms of the noblest white grape variety in Portugal begin in the terroir and end in the glass, in an exercise in pleasure that invites us to discover more about the sub-region of Monção & Melgaço. From the northernmost point of the country to the world, the Alvarinho grape variety is conquering more and more connoisseurs.
One of the most beautiful regions in the country, Minho has fascinations that begin with the blue of the rivers, which tell ancient stories a
September is a delightful month in Portugal – there’s plenty of sunshine (as there is almost all year round) and if you love the outdoors, then the Algarve, between September and June, is the perfect place to enjoy cycling and walking. With a vast network of routes and trails across the region, the scenery is varied: winding trails through hills and valleys inland; a steep and almost completely unspoiled western coast; and to the south and east, flatter routes alongsi
The new West Cliffs Resort is managed by nearby Praia D’el Rey, according to the highest standards of quality. West Cliffs will mesmerize and challenge you to tame nature’s elements, relax and enjoy a different experience. West Cliffs has one of the most stunning golf courses of the region. It is the first Dye Design in Portugal. Dye Designs has established a worldwide reputation throughout the years for several elements such as: unique, ecological and environmentally f
The archipelago of the Azores consists of nine islands divided into three groups: Western Group (Corvo and Flores); Central Group (Faial, Graciosa, Pico, São Jorge, and Terceira); Eastern Group (Santa Maria and São Miguel). They are especially dedicated to nature tourism with outdoor activities, such as hiking, diving, whale watching, among others... Here you can find unspoiled nature, with breathtaking landscapes, incredible lagoons, extinct volcanic craters, hot wat
Quinta do Vale Meão... Quinta do Vale Meão was a project started by Dona Antónia Ferreira and eventually passed into the hands of her descendants. Today the name Quinta de Vale Meão is synonymous with one of the best wines in Portugal and continues to surprise national and foreign critics for its quality. In possession of his great-great-grandson Francisco Javier de Olazabal, today it integrates 62 hectares of vineyards planted in lands of different geological origins:
When it comes to golfing, Portugal has always been a favourite amongst Northern European golfers. With its excellent climate and a big concentration of golf courses in the popular Algarve, it’s not hard to understand why Portugal is so popular. There are 72 golf clubs in Portugal and nearly three quarters of them are located in the Algarve and Lisbon areas. Needless to say, most golf enthusiasts visit those areas. Nonetheless, some of the clubs outside those areas are
Douro River and the Douro Valley in North Portugal - UNESCO World Heritage Site... Where the world renowned Port wine comes from... It doesn't matter where you come from, where you live, who you love or what you believe in. When the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO creates a legal instrument to determine the preservation of the historical and natural heritage of the Douro valley and the Douro region, it is a case to seriously co
There are meals that give us real pleasure... Because the food is well done... Because the service is attentive and efficient... Because the wine is served at the right temperature and goes well with your food partner... Roasted suckling piglet “Bairrada Style” is one of those most well-known and appreciated regional dishes in Portugal, having been named one of the 7 Wonders of Gastronomy in Portugal. It is a fact that since the 17th century, pig breeding has become a