Portugal has swept the board on the World Journey Awards 2023, profitable the coveted awards for Europe’s Main Vacation spot and Europe’s Main Seashore Vacation spot (for the Algarve coast). In complete, Portugal, its areas, its islands and its companies took residence a formidable 23 awards within the European class, profitable the whole lot from Main Metropolis Break Vacation spot (Porto) and Main Metropolis (Lisbon) to Main Island Vacation spot (Madeira Islands).
For companies within the Algarve, offering high-quality experiences which can be worthy of Europe’s main seashore vacation spot is second nature. In response to Kronos Houses, which owns and operates the Algarve’s gorgeous Palmares Ocean Dwelling & Golf, luxurious way of life advantages are core to Portugal’s tourism providing.
“The Algarve has an unbelievable array of points of interest with which to appeal guests. The surroundings is unbelievable, from the misty-topped mountains and rolling greenery to the miles of golden sandy seashores set towards the glowing blue backdrop of the Atlantic. Native flavours give the area a particular and scrumptious gastronomy, whereas its world-class golf services attraction to gamers from throughout the globe,” mentioned, Alda Filipe, Gross sales and Advertising Director, Kronos Houses
Palmares itself is not any stranger to awards. Its spectacular clubhouse (designed by Pritzker Prize winners RCR Arquitectes) picked up a Nationwide Actual Property Award in 2021, whereas on-site high quality eating restaurant Al Sud garnered a Michelin Star inside six months of opening.
The standard of the expertise on provide at Palmares exemplifies the posh out there within the Algarve. Guests can keep within the adults-only Seashore Home Lodge or hire a Signature Residence. The latter are additionally out there to buy, priced from €600,000 for an ocean-view residence. The properties look out over the glittering waters of the Alvor Estuary and supply easy accessibility to the 4 km Blue Flag seashore of Meia Praia, which runs all the best way to Lagos Marina.
“The Algarve’s seashores present enormous selection and are beautiful to go to presently of yr, whether or not for picnics within the sunshine, lengthy walks or a spot of browsing, kite browsing, swimming or paddleboarding. It’s unbelievable to see the area honoured for its distinctive seashores at this yr’s World Tourism Awards,” added, Filipe.