A Vision of Vilamoura

By on August 4, 2014
A vision of Vilamoura

Grahame Anderson offers an exciting alternative, to those luxury property investment opportunities normally associated with Portugal’s top tourist resort.

The Algarve’s sparkling Golden Triangle is without doubt a veritable hotspot for potential property investors scouring the luxury market. Those inviting resorts of Vale Do Lobo, Quinta Do Lago and Almancil have an array of prestige Villas and apartments able to cater for the most diverse of tastes.

This is the world’s Mecca for golfers of course and many of those developments are tied into the most serene of sporting cultures. But just 15 miles from the airport at Faro, with the very best in road and rail links, lies a superb alternative, where renting is huge and second home ownership offers all kinds of glorious benefits.

The alluring and picturesque Marina at Vilamoura not only has berths for more than 1,000 vessels, but boasts aesthetically pleasing architecture, prestigious restaurants and quality waterfront bars. You can also experience a James Bond moment or two in the magnificent casino built for high class entertainment and pure luxury.

In fact, this is one of the best and largest beach resorts in Europe, borne from the forward thinking of a rich Lisbon banker in 1974. His vision of high class facilities and a truly opulent feel, has turned into one of Portugal’s greatest success stories. But the real secret of this achievement lies in the wonderful feeling of community encompassing people from all walks of life.

€500,000 will get investors a fabulous front-line apartment with excellent facilities and incredible views of the marina, with at least a couple of bedrooms and bathrooms thrown in. Or an exciting penthouse with both marina and sea views might be your bag at €775,000.

Indeed, there are a great range of apartments available here. For just €1,00,000 more, an impressive four bedroomed detached villa with private pool, located by the five star spa and golf resort at Vila Sol, could become your dream home.

The resorts Southern border is a popular place for those searching for very special sea views. If you have €1,500,000 to spend, then a fantastic four bedroomed spacious villa with large private pool and grounds is within reach. €1,300,000 would secure a secluded five bedroomed property surrounded by the most charming countryside, pine forests and even marshland where fascinating wildlife can be found. Exhilarating water sports can be enjoyed here, alongside excellent tennis, fitness and of course golf facilities.

The medical care is of a high standard, and there’s all the shops you’ll ever need to make your life complete. With Blighty just a few short hours away, the Algarve presents the opportunity of glorious sunshine, and a lifestyle enjoyed by luminaries like Sir Cliff Richard, Madonna and Rubens Barichello to name but three.

The opportunities are endless, and a priceless vision of Vilamoura could be the best place to start.