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Portugal - For golfers, Princes and maybe the Ryder Cup

Portugal - For golfers, Princes and maybe the Ryder Cup

Portugal, in particular The Algarve, has always been a unique “home” for golfers, its world renowned courses and its year round good weather, drawing interest from around the world.

Sol Meliá adds Quinta do Vale to its five-star fold

Sol Meliá adds Quinta do Vale to its five-star fold

Already firmly on the map thanks to its peaceful eastern Algarve riverfront location, low density luxury homes and impressive Severiano Ballesteros-designed 18-hole golf course – Quinta do Vale has seen its image boosted even higher with the news that Sol Meliá will manage the resort’s 125-room five-star hotel.

Invest in overseas property and get a guaranteed return

Whilst the credit crunch has given the international property market a knock, buyers can still invest in overseas property and generate a guaranteed return of 15% in the first three years.

Jones Homes geared up for motor sport tourists

Jones Homes geared up for motor sport tourists

Despite the global economic turmoil, one place continues to defy the doom and gloom as even more tourists and investors are expected to flock to Portugal’s Western Algarve following the recent opening of the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, a brand new state-of-the-art race track near Portimão.

Portugal’s Praia D’El Rey course leads the way in eco-friendly golf

Ranked 13th in Europe by Golf World magazine, the golf course at the award-winning Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach Resort on Portugal’s Silver Coast is the first course in the region to start implementing ISO 14001, the environmental certification programme now recognized all over the world.

Quinta do Vale – Perfection for golfers and homeowners

Quinta do Vale – Perfection for golfers and homeowners

When the bigwigs behind the Algarve’s Quinta do Vale sidled up to Severiano Ballesteros asking him if he’d tackle the artistry for the resort’s 18-hole golf course, he was only too pleased to be associated with such good company.

Portugal - Something ‘old’, something ‘new’ and something ‘blue’

Portugal - Something ‘old’, something ‘new’ and something ‘blue’

The last strip of European landmass before it tumbles into Atlantic waters, Portugal provides a close-to-home property investment option for Northern Europeans tempted to warmer climes.

PGA Masters returns to the Algarve

Andre Jordan’s luxury apartment development, The Residences, is nearing completion and has the spotlight shining upon it once again in October as the PGA Portugal Masters Golf Tournament returns to take place on its doorstep at The Oceânico Victoria Golf Course, in Vilamoura, Algarve.

One of the most striking projects in Europe

One of the most striking projects in Europe

Currently being offered through Unique Living, specialists in high quality homes around the world, is Estoril Sol Residence one of the boldest projects in Europe in a prime location twixt the Atlantic and the lush green of the Cascais.

Portugal property - Shaving a few pounds off for the summer

Portugal property - Shaving a few pounds off for the summer

Like many women battling the bikini bulge, some of Titan Properties’ Portuguese portfolio has shaved some pounds off for the summer.

Titan Properties adds Portugal to Portfolio

Titan Properties adds Portugal to Portfolio

Titan Properties has been ferrying clients between Spain’s western Costa de la Luz and the gateway to the Algarve - Faro International Airport - for almost five years now, passing some attractive Portuguese property in the process.

Exclusive new golf development for eastern Algarve

Exclusive new golf development for eastern Algarve

Roxbury is currently marketing an exclusive new golf development in the Eastern Algarve. Monte Rei´s vision is simple – to create an unrivalled world class golf and leisure destination, offering a premium service both on and off the golf course and unlike anything ever seen before on the Iberian Peninsula.

Portugal’s ‘Palacio da Quinta’ brings six star living to Europe

Portugal’s ‘Palacio da Quinta’ brings six star living to Europe

April 2008 sees the launch of Europe’s first six star hotel and residential resort – ‘Palacio da Quinta’, situated in the Algarve, Portugal’s most beautiful coastal region.

Algarve could see potential growth of 360% over next 10 years

Algarve could see potential growth of 360% over next 10 years

Portugal was recently awarded 3rd place for ’20 best places to make money’, as voted by Channel 4’s ‘A Place in the Sun’. It was also estimated that the potential growth in the Algarve region over the next 10 years would be up to an impressive 360%.

Quintas de Óbidos, Portugal

Quintas de Óbidos, Portugal

Top ranked Olympic show jumper and Irish television personality Jessica Kuerten (nee Chesney) announced this week that pre-construction has begun on her new equestrian centre in the Quintas de Obidos Country Club in Portugal’s Silver Coast.