Algarve is full of natural beauty. Offering both visitors and residents a sophisticated yet laid back holiday destination, it's not hard to see why people are flocking to get their own taste of heaven. Located in the southernmost region of Portugal, the Algarve experiences an average of 300 days of sun each year, allowing people to soak up the immense natural beauty of sparkling oceans, golden sandy beaches, rocky cliffs and more that it offers.
In addition to the natural beauty, the Algarve also offers people a comfortable, relaxed and luxurious lifestyle. There's plenty to do - between water sports and some of the best golf courses in all of Europe, fine dining, new residents to the area will never be short of activities.
Adapting to the Algarve lifestyle is made much easier by the fact the people are friendly, the cost of living is cheaper and the weather is constantly perfect. On top of that its only 2hrs 30mins from the UK with cheap flights and plenty of routes available all year round.
The Algarve is arguably Portugal’s best known region, its playground for the rich and famous, and offers a relaxed yet cosmopolitan lifestyle. Bordered by the Atlantic to the South and West, by Spain to the East, the Algarve has received more than its fair share of bounties from Mother Nature. The coast is peppered with magnificent beaches, many awarded the prestigious Blue Flag (for excellence in water quality and safety), and the coastline is nature’s sculpture park with incredible rock formations, caves and grottoes to explore, by land and by sea. There are over 30 excellent golf courses in the Algarve complemented by all the amenities that a first class golf destination should provide. There are leisure parks and sports facilities for family fun and the greatest concentration of Michelin Star restaurants in Portugal is in the Algarve. There are several large shopping centers in the region where the main high street brands as well as exclusive labels can be found.
Oh, and did we mention the weather? The Algarve averages over 300 days of sunshine per year. Summers are hot and dry but not oppressive as there is generally a sea breeze, with over 12 hours of sunshine per day….perfect for long, lazy beach days. Winters are mild with some but not much rain. Spring and autumn are generally dry and mild. The Algarve climate is perfect for those that love an outdoors lifestyle, whether it’s lounging by the pool or enjoying sports and activities.
Add to this enticing mix the fact that the Algarve is less than 3 hours flight time from most major European cities, with a steady supply of value flights, and it becomes clear why buying property in the Algarve is not only desirable, it’s sensible.
There's no doubt about it - if you're looking for the ultimate holiday home or luxury property to rent out, there's no better location..