Lisbon, Portugal, is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, but Comporta in Alentejo is where the fashion set is going in the summer. Just an hour from Lisbon, this old fishing village offers secluded golden beaches, outstanding restaurants and toes-in-the-sand beach clubs – and there is no shortage of stunning Comporta villa rentals and hotels.
With unspoilt beauty, rustic character and a delightfully under-the-radar chic vibe, Comporta is Portugal’s best-kept secret and one of the best destinations for a summer holiday in Europe. A small paradise surrounded by miles of dunes and vast pine forest and dotted with lush rice paddies, Comporta on the Alentejo coast is still a well-kept secret, untouched yet quietly stylish. One is sure to be enticed by Comporta’s endless shades of blue and green that make up its stunning landscape.
The magnificent beaches that stretch along more than 60 kilometres of the Atlantic coastline are undoubtedly one of Comporta’s main assets. The stunning beaches are covered with fine white sand that contrasts with the deep blue of the ocean and the green vegetation.
Far from Lisbon’s hectic lifestyle, in Comporta, one will find a cosmopolitan mixture of surf spots, authentic beach cabins, pine and cork oak forests, amazing restaurants, hip beach clubs, and cool boutiques. It is a mix of a rustic summer paradise with privacy and endless beaches, with a possibility of a big social scene when wanted. The beach season lasts from March to October.
There are plenty of things to do in Comporta. Take your pick from sailing, surfing, water-skiing, kitesurfing, snorkelling, horse riding, fishing, cycling, bird watching, golfing on award-winning courses, and more. The eight beaches in the area also boast good waves for all levels of surfers, and locals come here year-round to paddle out to sea.
Comporta’s low-key atmosphere and quietly chic vibe, combined with the pristine environment and laid-back luxury, have won it a select, loyal following. A picture-perfect paradise, it is no wonder Comporta has become the place to go for international fashion designers, artists, architects and A-listers.
So, if you are after barefoot bliss, Comporta on the Alentejo coast is the perfect place when dreaming of a luxury holiday in Portugal.
For pure relaxation in a sublime setting, explore Villanovo’s collection of luxury villas and vacation rentals in Comporta. Between the ocean and the wild dunes, Villanovo offers the most beautiful villa rentals in Comporta, exceptional services and memorable experiences.