ARTICLES Looking for beauty

If you’ve fallen for the wicker baskets you can see everywhere in Comporta, if you want to take home an authentic, local souvenir, or even if you’ve decided to decorate your home in the style of a fisherman’s cabin, this section will give you all the addresses you need to know to find the beautiful objects your heart desires.

Explore History Sep 2019

Discover the historic city Alcácer do Sal

If you are on holiday in Comporta for a week or more, don’t hesitate to take a walk in and around the villages of Herdade da Comporta. Alcácer do Sal is, for example, a charming village typical of the Alentejo not to be missed. If you are leaving Lisbon, you can stop at Alcácer do

port de carrasqueira
Looking for beauty Sep 2019

The secrets of Carrasqueira in Portugal

Carrasqueira is probably the most traditional of the small villages in the Herdade da Comporta. 1:15 from Lisbon, it is located on the banks of the Sado estuary, in front of Setùbal. It is famous for its port on stilts, with old wooden mooring lines for local fishing boats. Carrasqueira in Comporta also houses original

carvalhal portugal
Looking for beauty Sep 2019

The secrets of Carvalhal in Portugal

Carvalhal is one of the seven villages that make up Herdade da Comporta. It is in the Alentejo region, 10 minutes by car south of Comporta. It is surrounded by splendid rice paddies that change the colours of the landscape according to the seasons – a wonderful sight! The weather is mild year round. This

melides
Looking for beauty Aug 2019

The secrets of Melides in Portugal

The growing popularity of Comporta is spreading to the other towns and villages around the Herdade da Comporta. This is the case with Melides, a charming haven located a little further south, 20 minutes’ drive away.  Here you will find a pretty whitewashed town, blue-painted houses, a covered market in the heart of the centre

comporta villas
Looking for beauty Aug 2019

The villas of Comporta, Portugal. History and Style

Comporta, a paradise outside of time, original and unspoilt With its patchworks of rice paddies, long untouched sandy beaches, rustic cabins and huts with thatched roofs, Comporta in Portugal is the ideal destination for those looking for peace and quiet and nature.  For many years most of the area belonged to the Espirito Santo family,

comporta beach
Looking for beauty Jul 2019

Best time to go to Comporta, Portugal ?

A mild and humid Mediterranean climate Portugal’s climate is generally temperate, and the Atlantic influence brings a certain mildness to the country. Summers are hot and dry and the temperature is rather mild in winter for Europe, making it a popular destination for tourists all year round There are no bad times to travel to

hotel comporta
Looking for beauty Jul 2019

Hotels in Comporta, Portugal

Comporta in Portugal has long been a private estate, and it is only recently that lands have been offered for sale. However, the real estate and hotel offer remains limited because the Herdade da Comporta is concerned to preserve the natural beauty of the region. These plots have largely become private villas, but you can

comporta portugal
Looking for beauty Jun 2019

7 days to visit Comporta in Portugal

An hour from Lisbon, the Comporta region, located in the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, is a paradise of tranquillity and solitude. This unspoiled corner of nature offers unusual landscapes consisting of broad wild beaches, rippling dunes, dense pine forests and innumerable birds. Here, no troubles cloud the sky. The area seems to exist to delight

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