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Property Investment in the algarve

The top areas in the Algarve for Real Estate investment

Up-and-coming developments

The Algarve is a region in southern Portugal that is renowned for its stunning beaches, picturesque towns, and warm climate. Over the past few years, the Algarve has become a popular destination for real estate investors who are looking to take advantage of the region's growing property market. In this blog article, we will explore the top up-and-coming areas in the Algarve for real estate investment.
Whether you're a seasoned investor or just getting started, this guide will provide you with valuable insights into the up and coming developments worth investing in the Algarve. From thriving cities to peaceful countryside retreats, we'll cover everything you need to know to make an informed decision about your next investment.

One Green Way

One Green Way is a gated community, unlike any other, balancing health and wellness with comfort and leisure maximising every advantage of its prime location within Quinta do Lago in the Algarve. Quinta do Lago  resort offers a wealth of sporting, leisure and lifestyle facilities, able to please the most varied of tastes and requirements.
Five tiptop golf courses are joined by a unique, state of the art multi-sports complex, a tennis academy, a horse riding centre, nature trails, water sports, and a two mile stretch of dune-backed beach.
Gourmet restaurants, in truly stunning locations, whether on the beach, among rolling pine groves, or in the trendy shopping center, are joined by night clubs, cafés, bars, boutiques and convenience stores.
Sustainability is core to One Green Way (OGW), from locally sourced materials and craftsmanship to future-proof design and technology, respecting the heritage of their environment while delivering every advantage and convenience of modern living. 
OGW is composed of 89 serviced residences, 4-6 bedroom villas and 3-4 bedroom apartments, appointed with effortless features and state-of-the-art technology enabling seamless connectivity and easy functionality. Members of the community has access to the development facilities which includes:
  • a clubhouse
  • a reception with concierge services
  • an owner's lounge & business centre
  • on-site restaurant
  • a rooftop bar lounge
  • a fitness centre 
  • a Trackman studio
  • a jogging & fitness track
  • padel courts
  • a spa with sauna
  • a beauty salon
  • a communal pool and bar
  • a design store
  • a kids area
A distinguished international ensemble of world-renowned architects, designers and business leaders unite to create the fully integrated experience of enlightened living. For more information on acquiring a property at OGW please contact us directly.

Laguna Resort

The Laguna Resort is a tourist complex in a private condominium with restricted access to residence. The complex includes 24 units of 1-3 bedroom apartments and 13 townhouses, all of which are fully furnished, fitted and equipped. 
The complex includes various facilities such as:
  • a communal swimming pool
  • a Café
  • a Kid's club and playground 
  • a reception offering concierge services
The development is surrounded by a nature reserve with excellent sun exposure and located walking distance to the renowned Victoria golf course and beach in Vilamoura, in the heart of the Algarve and making up one corner of the Golden Triangle. 

Vilamoura offers something for everyone including a large tennis center, an equestrian center, a casino, fitness trail and bike paths that meander around the entire development.

Ombria Resort

Ombria Resort, originally known as Quinta da Ombria, is a premium sustainable resort situated in the surrounding countryside, between the picturesque villages of Querença, Tor and Loulé. 
Their environmental impact on the local community has been a fundamental consideration for the construction phase. 

The minimal use of natural resources, the total occupation of the resort and the smart use of bioclimatic and geothermal technologies have allowed them to reach their goal as an Eco Resort. 
Construction has begun in several phases and the resort offering quality and exceptional facilities such as:
  • an 18-hole signature golf course and clubhouse opening this summer 
  • a spa providing a boutique and daily treatments
  • a state of the art sports facilities and a fitness centre
  • a conference and events centre
  • security
  • guest services
  • indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy
Alongside with Viceroy Hotel and Residences, Ombria Resort offers an opportunity to acquire real estate with several purchasing options depending on your needs and lifestyle including branded apartments with full management services, luxury villas with tailorable finishes and spacious plots on hilltop locations.

For more information please read the resort's dedicated page on our website.

The Creek

A closed complex of 45 luxury contemporary apartments in an exceptional location within the Vilamoura resort sitting among water canals and golf courses and only a stone's throw from the award winning Marina, Falésia beach, the popular Lake Resort and the renowned golf courses of the area. 
The condominium is a unique project comprising two, three and four bedroom apartments designed by the renowned architect
Vasco Vieira. The apartments are built with quality materials and finishings. 

There are three blocks with stunning views of the sea, lake and golf courses facing south and west. Development facilities include:
  • concierge services
  • a sauna
  • a gym
  • a pitch & putt golf area
  • a padel court 
  • a communal swimming pool
Vilamoura is internationally recognized for its sophistication, beauty and fun. The resort offers something for everyone including a large tennis center, an equestrian center, a casino, fitness trail and bike paths that meander around the entire development.

For more detailed information on the properties available please visit the property page.


Quinta de Faro

Quinta de Faro is a development situated in the heart of the city of Faro, located at the doorstep of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, set on 5 hectars of land, consisting of 37 brand new luxury villas with a contemporary design.

The properties have been built to a high standard, offering quality finishings throughout whilst maximising open air living living and functionality. 
9 new premium 3 and 4 bedroom villas are now being released as part of phase 2 offering top of the range facilities such as:
  • a cellar
  • a sauna
  • a gym
  • a garage
This is the first luxury private villa estate in Faro. The Algarve´s capital thrives from its vibrant colours and peaceful atmoshphere offering an authentic residential feel.

Known for its history, Faro is filled with traditional restaurants, shops and bars. It also includes a marina, the region's airport, a university and health care facilities. 
For more information on the properties currently in construction please visit Quinta de Faro page.

Alma de Faro

Nestled between land and sea, protected lagoons and pine forests, Alma de Faro is situated close to Faro city center, within proximity to everything you need.
Spread across 68.200m2, the development offers 113 residential units including 3-4 bedroom townhouses 5 bedroom villas and plots for construction - all following a contemporary acrchitecture amid green parks and joggin trails. 
Uniquely located, Alma de Faro is only a few minutes from Praia de Faro, Ria Formosa, the airport, the university, medical health care and the bustling town of Faro.

With a history that steched back more than 2000 years, Faro has a unique authentic charm for those looking for a residential location close to the sea. 
For more information on properties available in this development please contact us

Is buying property in the Algarve a good investment?

For sure it is! The Algarve is a region that offers a plethora of real estate investment opportunities, and the areas we have highlighted in this article are just the tip of the iceberg.

When making your investment decisions, it's important to consider your goals and preferences, as well as the current and future state of the local property market.
With careful research and planning, you can capitalize on the growing demand for property in the Algarve and secure a valuable investment for your portfolio.

Whether you choose to invest in a bustling city or a tranquil countryside, Mapro Real Estate | Knight Frank have over 30 years of experience in the local market, our goal is to guide you every step of the way, allowing you to make your investment decision with confidence and peace of mind.

We hope that this article has provided you with valuable insights into the top up-and-coming developments in the Algarve for real estate investment.