It is no surprise that Portugal should be considered as one of the Golf capitals of the world! Counting with more than 300 days of sunshine, amazing scenery it’s no wonder that Portugal provides amazing conditions for golfers!
From beginners, families to even professional golfers- Portugal offers amazing quality in its Golf courses that fit everyone’s wishes. Other than the sunshine, great golf courses, scenery – Portugal has so much to offer and these people know it! From superb cuisine, friendly people, tax breaks and advantages great accommodations and opportunities. What’s not to like? People definitely come for the Golf, but they decide to stay because of Portugal!
Portugal offers foreigners from all different walks of life an opportunity to have an amazing lifestyle – whether you’re looking to retire, invest, study or even buy a second home. Tax breaks and Residency by investment permits are Portugal’s specialities. The Non-Habitual Residents Regime, a special Portuguese tax regime allows for a 10-year free tax window, a possible tax exemption from almost all foreign source income and a 20% flat rate on Portuguese income. The Golden Visa, a Residency by Investment permit grants you access to the Schengen area by making investments as low as 350.000€ and in 5-6 years you may be eligible for permanent residency and citizenship! Portugal is a safe and stable country with an excellent and affordable quality of life, good healthcare and education, well-connected airports, and the best climate in Europe.
Now that you are ready to pack your bags, where will you golf and live? Portugal!
Portugal counts with less than 100 golf courses and still manages to have millions of rounds yearly! And when the time comes, they always leave wanting to come back. Many golfers visit Portugal yearly – mainly in the summertime and some find it difficult to leave so they end up buying a second home, retire or even decide to move permanently to Portugal.
Golf courses are actually situated pretty close to each other so that means you can almost golf in different courses every day. But there is however an undeniable golf destination that cannot be missed-The Algarve. It is in the Algarve where the majority of tourists spend their holidays and golf in the more than 30 golf courses available throughout its 155km coastline! The Algarve is a great place to live and specially to retire – a busy location in the summertime but very calm in the fall and winter, you are able to have fun and relax with an average annual temperature of 22 degrees Celsius.
If you’re looking for a more cosmopolitan lifestyle and would like to be able to play golf in the city – now worries, Portugal has it! You are able to visit, live and even play golf in the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon. In Lisbon area there are great quality golf courses from which you also have calming views and ambiance from a more rustic highland view to a calming view to the Atlantic- such as the Oitavos golf course in Cascais!
From North to South, Portugal offers all its golfers great times and possibilities, that’s why so many decide to not only make it their golf destination, but also their home.
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