With its mild climate, 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850 kms of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination all year round.
2019 was the year where Portugal won again the World Travel Awards for Best European Destination for the third consecutive time totalling 39 Awards. Algarve region also won the Best Beach Destination Award for the sixth time - after 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 - and reached a world record in receiving this award, since no other destination in the World has this many awards.
BEST DESTINATION IN EUROPE
Porto and Lisbon namely 2 cities among
Best Destinations in Europe, Best Destination for retired people from EU to move to live here. Cost of Living cheaper than most European countries.
Portugal has around 2,500 to 3,200 hours of sunshine a year, an average of 4-6 hrs in winter and 10 - 12 hrs in the summer.
(Min: 8oC - Max: 25-28oC)
The European Blue Flag Association has awarded 88 beaches along the Algarve coast Blue Flag status, recognizing their excellent water quality and environmental standards.
Portugal’s Algarve region boasts 42 courses in less than 100 miles.
Portugal ranks 12th
in the best public health systems in the world,
ahead of high developed countries like the United Kingdom, Germany or Sweden, (Canada 30th and USA 37th). Portuguese among the world’s healthiest people.
Portugal ranks as the third safest country in the world. Violent crime is rare, and petty crime is limited to pickpocketing during the busy tourist season.
GOOD EDUCATION SYSTEM
RANK 16TH GLOBALLY
Free studying until 18 years old. Most English fluency compared with France, Italy, Spain,…
Portugal has enjoyed important infrastructure investments in recent years, specifically to do with the country’s highway network and airports.
RANK 5TH GLOBALLY
Visa free or visa on arrival access to over 160 countries and territories.