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At Winkworth Portugal, we relish a retirement property brief. After all, the beauty of retirement in the Algarve is that you don’t have to downsize. Here, your budget will buy a spectacular amount of square footage, leaving you to enjoy a superior lifestyle in the sun supported by affordable living costs, excellent health care and superb travel links.
In the last installment of our golden visa series, we brought you the facts on Portugal’s citizenship by investment programme. Now, we give you the benefit of our experience in exceptional Portugal property that makes the most of your investment.
The Portuguese government has been reviving its property market through foreign investment since 2012, tempting overseas property buyers with the golden ticket that is citizenship and an EU passport.
Throughout history, Portugal has forged close links around the world, from Great Britain to Africa and Asia to the Americas.
Your questions about why the Algarve is the perfect destination to invest in a retirement home answered by Winkworth International.
The beauty of buying property in Portugal is that it really is for Christmas. Try visiting in early December, when local markets from Porches to Carvoeiro take on a distinctly festive feel or on New Year's Eve (Vespera de Ano Novo), which is celebrated nationwide with fireworks and music.
From climate to low living costs, competitive health care and a mere two and a half hour flight from the UK, we’ve enthused before about the multitude of benefits you’ll reap by choosing to retire to Portugal and if further proof of its attractions were needed, this sun soaked country at Europe’s southwesternmost point has once again been voted the most popular retirement destination in the world.
If you’ve recently bought property in Portugal with Winkworth International, we’d like to congratulate you. Perhaps at this very moment you’re sipping champagne and leafing through photos of your luxury villa in Carvoeiro or apartment in Praia da Luz.
Located in Western Algarve, this hidden gem with its golden beaches, cobbled pathways and tranquil village centre is a stunning place to live. Quaint whitewashed houses, fishermen mending torn nets and colourful boats bobbing about on the waves are trademark characteristics of this coastal town, popular for its unspoilt beauty.