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A Light-Filled Retreat Near the Atlantic Coast

Resorts Integrados

Estudo comparativo de uma seleção de resorts nacionais face a um conjunto de 21 resorts localizados em mercados concorrenciais.
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Strong performance of residential tourism

Based on market trends and conditions, Portugal’s final ranking highlights its strong attractiveness for second home investment.

Main strengths of the Portuguese resorts:

Non-resident real estate market

Real estate acquired by non-residents


10 722


+20% compared to 2021

6% of total national transactions

3 616 687 €

Amount transacted

+25% compared to 2021

11% of the total national transacted

Average value per transaction

279 063 €
(EU buyer)

406267 €
(non-EU buyer)

In 2022, the average value per transaction of non-resident buyers was 88% higher than that of resident buyers. Source: Bank of Portugal.

Source: Bank of Portugal

Acquisitions by non-residents per region


Number of transactions by non-residents (by region)


Value of transactions by non-residents (by region)


Source: INE

Acquisitions by non-residents of premium real estate

In 2019, non-residents purchased 1,462 premium properties at an average price of €923,000 for a total value of €1.35b.

Total amount traded

Quantity traded

Average value
Portugal is one of the best destinations to invest in luxury real estate.
Top buyers – all properties
Top buyers – premium properties
Consolidated distribution of GMD
Consolidated distribution of average daily expenditure for each adult weighted by the distribution of household expenditure for each country
Source: APR – Associação Portuguesa de Resorts

Portugal is one of the best places in the world to retire

#1 Portugal

Global Retirement Index 2023

International Living

Sunshine all year round

Portugal enjoys one of the most stable climates in the world and 3,300 hours of sunshine a year, which means more sunny days than almost anywhere else in Europe.


Portugal is the third safest country in the world.

Good infrastructure

Portugal has enjoyed significant investment in infrastructure in the last few years notably in the area of road and airport networks, As a result, this is an excellent base for exploring the whole Europe and North Africa.

Health care of international standard

Health care in Portugal is of high quality and a spin-off of the cost of health care in the United States. If you take a resident, public health care is free.


The Algarve region has 42 golf courses in less than 160 km.

Great beaches

The European Blue Flag Association awarded 88 beaches along the Algarve coast the Blue Flag status, recognising their excellent water quality and environmental standards.

Affordable cost of living

The cost of living in Portugal is among the lowest in Western Europe - on average 30% lower than in any other country in the region.

The language

English is widely spoken

Healthy life

The Portuguese are the highest per capita consumers of fish in Europe, and a wide variety of fresh fish is always available in the daily markets. Pollution rates are low and streets, towns and beaches are clean and litter free.

Retirement Residences

Portugal offers the easiest residence option in the Euro zone.

Willing to move to Portugal?

We have a qualified and experienced team, with insights into the industry and an extensive network of partners, prepared to accompany you along the way.