If you are interested in becoming an expat, living the life of luxury and simply enjoying life once more, this article will help give clarity on what you should consider before moving to the Algarve and finally setting up your dream home abroad.
The Algarve has built upon its reputation amongst tourists from all corners of the world in recent years, so it comes as no surprise that people who love this place so much will inevitably consider property investment opportunities, setting up home and even retirement in the future.
But firstly, let’s find out what you should consider before you pack your bags arrive at Faro airport:
Do you want to learn the lingo?
If you are a British citizen you will have experienced that foreign countries and locals within cities, towns and communities try their best to speak English to accommodate tourists something that many Brits have admitted to taking for granted.
Furthermore, if you are planning to stick around and make a life out here, learning the European Portuguese language, or certain words, goes a long way to feeling a part of the incredible culture and settling into your new surroundings much quicker.
Learning a language is easier than you may think, too. There are so many resources to tap into including books, finding a course online or private local tutoring. Before you know it, words will turn into sentences and sentences turn into conversations with new friends…
Where are you heading?
Regardless of what point you are at in your life, the golden triangle is the answer. We may be biassed, but where else on earth offers you year-round sunshine, privacy, relaxation and most importantly happiness all rolled into one? Look no further than the Algarve’s golden triangle; Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura.
The three regions offer a wide range of things to do such as Vale do Lobo’s famous and award winning golf courses to Vilamoura’s magnificent marina that welcomes the luxury class from far and wide.
Regency Luxury Property – The Algarve’s premier concierge real estate agency, offers a unique selection of the most beautiful villas and estates available for sale in these wealthy regions, offering properties that are publicly available for sale, as well as properties where their owners prefer a more discrete, unadvertised – non-public, acquisition. Our team is here to recommend the best destination for your investment, based on your overall requirements.
Beach or Pool?
One of the key selling points when investing in property is ‘how big is the swimming pool?’ But with so many sun-kissed beaches in close proximity, you would be forgiven in thinking that a dilemma is about to occur regarding your new favourite relaxing. You might think it’s not a bad problem to have, but it still begs the question.
From the golden sands of Praia de Vale do Lobo that boasts two kilometres of enchantment and its classic cliffs offering the perfect postcard backdrop to Praia de Vilamoura located between the Vilamoura marina and the fishing port of Quarteira – the the most popular beach of the region, there’s something for everyone no matter what beach you visit.
The Algarve is once again the Portuguese region that will fly the most Blue Flags this summer across a plethora of beaches scattered across the area. After all, you have got the rest of your life to experience each one for yourself in time…
Do you admire the beauty of Mother Nature?
In amongst the culture and friendly locals, lives the most extraordinary creatures all great and small. The wild flowers, bird life and ecology of the Algarve is often referred to as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal by those who have been lucky enough to witness its beauty before.
For example, many tourists are unaware of Ria Formosa Natural Park. Ria Formosa is the place for birdlife, saltwater aquatic life and small fishing communities in and around the salt water lagoons and waterways that flow from Faro in the west to Tavira in the east.
The best way to get up close to nature in its natural habitat is through guides, boat tours and general exploring of this pleasant space. Our team can provide more information and recommend the best course of action when visiting Ria Formosa. Mother Nature at her finest point.
Take your time regarding the next steps
Whether it’s a new life abroad or setting up a property investment income, You can benefit from Regency Luxury Property’s treasured partnerships with established local and international real estate agents.
The process enables you to have easy access to the finest villas and statement properties currently on the Algarve property market. Browse our website for more information or contact the team at your earliest convenience for a new life in Algarve.