• Algarve, South of Portugal

    Algarve

    The Algarve

    To the south of mainland Portugal, you will find the Algarve, with fantastic touristic ventures and beautiful beaches, golf courses, the Algarve is a reference destination in Europe.

    With the temperate climate, winter is short with an average temperature that varies between 10º and 18º and a long summer with average temperatures between 18º and 30º is thus the weather in the Algarve.

    In the region, we find saws and beaches, and a paradisiacal sea on the south facing beaches, the average temperatures of the sea water are above 20º.

    Geography

    There are 16 locations in the Algarve, offering diversity of fauna, flora, beach and other tourist attractions.

    The Algarve has many tourist attractions to discover, but its impressive fauna, flora and its wonderful beaches stand out.

    After passing the plains of Alentejo the mountain of the Caldeirão appears to be a real business card. The highest point of the Region is the mountain of Monchique with 902m of altitude the "Pico de Foia"

    The Atlantic Ocean, on the west coast, always warm and inviting, with rock formations (cliffs) that hide small paradisiacal beaches.

    The "Ria Formosa" was chosen as a natural park in 1978, its extension, begins in the county of Loulé until the county of Vila Real de Santo António, with greater predominance in the county of Faro, hiding of the Atlantic through a long dune that Forms two peninsulas, the Peninsula of Cacela and the Peninsula of the Ancão.

    The Algarve is nowadays a multicultural center, since it is much sought after by international tourism, it already has a large resident population, coming from various parts of the world. And it is also one of the richest regions of Portugal.

    The Real Estate sector

    With a strong Arab influence, the typical Algarvian houses mark much of the scenery found throughout the Algarve. Unique properties in the country, however you can find all kinds of properties, from small urban apartments to fabulous penthouses with sea views, rustic villas and luxury properties. There is also a steady growth in the real estate sector, thus facilitating the diverse supply that can be found.

    More real estate investment has been made in the central zone, with a higher incidence in coastal areas, due to its proximity to Faro airport. The most prestigious properties are between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago.

    However there is also a wide variety of housing for other budgets available.

    In the East Algarve area, it is possible to contemplate the traditional Algarve towns and villages where there are several projects with excellent price / quality.

    The West Zone is designed by stunning cliffs that create the perfect landscape for villas with stunning views. This region is ideal for those who enjoy contact with nature, with a slightly cooler average temperature.