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.

Looking for beauty Nov 2019

Comporta Village – Hotel Apartamento

Comporta, a destination that makes many travelers dream! A place that dazzles us with its simplicity and natural beauty that will allow you to spend your holidays in contact with nature. This place is easily accessible from Lisbon (1h15 away) and is sought after for its white sandy beaches. In Comporta we flee the city

Looking for beauty Nov 2019

Casas na Areia

With the arrival of the sun and the good weather there is only one thing that crosses our mind, the destination of the next vacation. If you are a frequent traveler and have not decided where to spend your next vacation you may be able to find what you are looking for in Portugal and

hotel comporta
Looking for beauty Nov 2019

Hotel Alojamento Local Verde e Mar

Comporta is surrounded by rice fields, the ocean, sand dunes and pine forests. It is a unique place, where you connect with nature, where you can enjoy the present moment. This wild refuge is appreciated by VIPs for its discretion. Comporta is renowned for its raw nature and the “tranquilidade” of its villages. Here it

Looking for beauty Oct 2019

What to do in Tróia, Portugal?

The Tróia Peninsula in Portugal is a superb sandy moorland that stretches along the Atlantic coast of Portugal, north of Comporta. At 1h15 from Lisbon, the Tróia peninsula is easily accessible by car-ferry or catamaran from the town of Setúbal. The trip on boat is an opportunity to admire the natural reserve of the Sado

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 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 fishermen’s huts. The

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,

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