The best convincing reasons to visit Alentejo

Surfer Beach, ©Kyle Taylor, Dream It. Do It./Flickr

Many of those who seek peace and quiet around the world have already found Portugal’s premium real estates located between Lisbon and Algarve. If you long to see and enjoy deserted beaches in Europe even in the busiest seasons, then you must visit Alentejo.

Holiday specials and articles in magazines write about houses in Alentejo. People who have already visited speak of it as their second home. Indeed it is not surprising, for the portugese prove to be very warm and hospitable. They are doing their best to make any visitor feel comfortable and at home.

A place with rich cultural heritage

Since Portugal has a very rich cultural legacy, it makes it worth to invest into real estate in the country. It offers the seaside and stunning scenery, not to mention ancient history, especially the city of Beja and Évora.

Evora, Alentejo, ©PhillipC/Flickr

The best place to eat fresh fish

The most convenient places to get fresh fish are the old fisherman’s villages, such as Sines, Setubal or Sesimbra. The most popular beach villages around Alentejo are Zambujeira do Mar, Vila Nova de Milfontes and Almograve, where you can find wonderful beaches together with fancy restaurants and beach bars that serve amazing food.

Zambujeira do Mar, ©fortes/Flickr

A beautiful place with luxurious accommodation options

When you set out to discover this side of Portugal you can find accommodation in luxurious hotels, or if you are on a low budget there are many options to meet everyone’s needs. There are several B&B’s and hotels owned by outlanders who chose to start a new life and a new business in the beautiful country of Portugal. Year by year the number of immigrants gets higher which the people of Portugal do not mind.

There you can taste the greatest Portuguese wines

Portugal wine, ©pedrosimoes7/Flickr

Are you a wine expert, or you just like tasting it? Visit the inland and enjoy award winning Portuguese wine. Do not miss out on Esperao which is also one the most famous and prize-wining wines of Portugal.

The breathtaking coast of Alentejo

Surfer Beach, ©Kyle Taylor, Dream It. Do It./Flickr

Behind rocks there are deserted and romantic beaches. Along the sandy coast you find numerous beach-bars and restaurants. The ones looking for excitement can enjoy the waves crashing under the surfboards. Windsurfers and bird watcher may find Santo André’s lagoon breathtaking, for it is a protected area filled with beautiful birds. You can take special boat trips and watch the dolphins play unscrupulously. Discover real peace and quiet, discover Alentejo.


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