Eight reasons why you should buy property in the Algarve

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For more than 40 years, the Algarve, on the southern coast of Portugal, has developed and adapted to meet all the needs of its residents and tourists. From infrastructure to far-reaching air travel, and from worldwide cuisine to state-of-the-art healthcare, there are many reasons to seek a life of comfort and luxury in this corner of Europe.

If you are looking to either extend your residency to Portugal or grow your real estate investment portfolio, the ONE Select Properties team is here to guide you through the process.

ONE Select Properties’ consultants have more than 30 years of experience in the local luxury real estate market and will help you to achieve your investment wishes, paired with some of the most wonderful living conditions available.

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The best healthcare and quality of life

Ranked amongst the finest health services in the world, the healthcare in Portugal has seen an incredible evolution over the past 10 years. The big drivers for these premium services are excellent accessibility; reduced waiting times; excellent patient rights and data treatments, and most importantly, accessible cost.

300+ days of sunshine

Can you imagine enjoying up to 3,036 hours of sunshine in the Algarve, versus 1,481 hours in London? If you wish to leave behind the snow and cold this is the right choice. The Algarve offers all year round T-shirt weather, warm fresh breezes, sunset barbecues and more time to enjoy walking on the beach.

Sports and hobbies

The Algarve has come to offer more and more activities for all ages and wishes. You can choose from mastering the traditional pottery to skydiving, walking the national trails, tennis, golf, kayaking or even bird watching. Nonetheless, this specific area of the Golden Triangle has become famous for its premium golf courses. There are over 40 courses throughout Portugal, and the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo areas offer close to 10 golf courses to explore, some of which are considered championship courses.

Live a life of luxury

It is well known that southern European countries can offer an excellent lifestyle, at half the cost of other EU countries. Portugal is proud that, when compared to the cost of living worldwide, the prices of food, utilities, transport and leisure, the country is very affordable with an incomparable quality.

One of the safest countries in the world

In the latest 2021 Global Peace Index, Portugal ranked amongst the top five of the safest countries following Iceland, New Zealand and Denmark. The metrics are based on levels of societal safety and security, ongoing domestic and international conflict and the degree of militarisation.

Income tax advantages and international visas

There are two main visa schemes available to British Citizens: The Golden Visa and the D7 Passive Income Visa. If you are interested in learning more about these please feel free to get in touch, or otherwise we can recommend lawyers who can fully guide you through the process.

High-class concierge services

Catering to high net-worth individuals and celebrities, the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo areas have grown accustomed to really looking after their clients and granting their every wish, whether you are a visitor or resident.

Well-connected with global flights

For both tourists and residents accessibility and ease of travel is extremely important. Portugal has three airports, located in Lisbon, Porto and Faro which provide great connections from across the globe.

The Golden Triangle area of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, is 15 minutes away from Faro airport, providing numerous daily flights to the whole of the UK.

With a plethora of reasons to invest in the Algarve, you are sure not to be disappointed. ONE Select Properties invites you to get in touch with its team if you wish to learn more or discuss your property options. For more information, visit oneselectproperties.com

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