• Algarve, Paradise in southern Portugal

    The Algarve

    The most southerly region of mainland Portugal, famous for the fantastic touristic ventures for its beautiful beaches, varied golf courses, the Algarve is a reference destination in Europe.

    Throughout the Algarve, several people throughout history have enriched the region's culture, cuisine and architecture with unique monuments and properties.

    A temperate climate is the time that the Algarve offers, the winter is short with an average temperature that varies between 10º and 18º and a long summer with average temperatures between 18º and 30ºc.

    A region of mountains and beaches, it also has a paradisiacal sea on the beaches facing south, with average temperatures of sea water, above 20ºC.

    Geography

    The 16 localities of the Algarve count on an impressive diversity of fauna, flora, beach among other tourist interests to discover, but it stands out its impressive fauna, flora and its wonderful beaches.

    After the Alentejo plains comes the Caldeirão mountain being a real visiting card. The highest point of the Region is the mountain of Monchique with 902m of altitude the "Pico da Foia" 

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

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

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

    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 the other budgets available.

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

    The western Algarve area is designed by impressive 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.