Taking care of our mind and body has become increasingly important in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Portugal has been throughout the past years nominated as one of the best countries to live in, and Lisbon is always mentioned as the city with guaranteed quality of life and affordable living. However, we will let you in on a secret: The Algarve is even better!
Easy access to the beach, daily sunshine, fresh and organic local markets, extremely safe and an easy going way to life that is incomparable. Simply two hours away by car from Lisbon, you never have to miss out on the city buzz!
As sponsors of a healthy life in the Algarve, the ONE Select Properties team, is here to help you throughout your personal Spring Cleaning and Self-Healing in the month of April. With our expertise in luxury real estate in the Algarve, we are happy to share with you some of the properties in our portfolio, ranging from 3 bedroom townhouses in Vale do Lobo or 5 bedroom villas in Quinta do Lago. Nonetheless, let us take this one step further and share some local tips in enhancing (even more) your permanent living or luxury holidays in the Algarve.
Beaches in the Algarve are the best place for natural Vitamin D
Natural sunlight, which is free and abundant in the Algarve, aids in the ability to produce more of the feel good neurotransmitter, serotonin. An estimate shows that nearly 50% of the global population could suffer from Vitamin D deficiency which can lead to health difficulties such as depression, dementia or cardiovascular diseases.
With over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve is the best cure for this ailment. A walk on the Vale do Lobo beach, a fresh orange juice on your private terrace or even a leisurely run in the Ria Formosa.
Drinking the best water in the Algarve in Monchique
As a great way for a bodily detox, drinking the most alkaline of waters is a great way to start your luxury holidays in the Algarve. The heavenly waters of Monchique known as the “Sacred Waters”, have since the Roman times been regarded as healing waters for the rarest of ailments. Now, in 2018, searching for the best pH levels in your drinking water can be extremely beneficial.
Monchique waters offer a 9.5 pH level, rich in various other nutrients and is sold all over Portuguese supermarkets. Alongside, when on holiday in the Algarve or living in the Algarve, you can benefit from free access to the water as well as treatments in the Monchique Spa Resort.
Spa Week Algarve is here! From the 14th until the 22nd of April
If you are looking for a luxury retreat in Europe at an affordable price, Spa Week Algarve is the best choice. This year the theme is Bio & Balance - 9 days of an extraordinary journey through some of the Algarve’s best spas, ranging from Hilton Vilamoura, Pine Cliffs Resort, Tivoli and NAU Hotels in Salgados.
The backdrop of tranquility in Vilamoura, Quinta do Lago or Vale do Lobo will make your journey absolutely memorable. It comes without saying that if in the meantime you browse through our property portfolio and find your dream home in the Golden Triangle, the ONE Select Properties team is here to help you. Whether you are looking for a 2 bedroom apartment with sea views by the Vale do Lobo praça, or a 7 bedroom luxury villa with golf views in Quinta do Lago, we are the right real estate team to contact.
The Best Food in the Algarve can be Found at the Local Markets
Visiting local markets while on holiday in Portugal, or as a resident is a great way to explore our culture and traditions. Portuguese cuisine is delicious, however takes great pride in the healthy and organic variety of products it can naturally source. While living in Southern Portugal, there are many local markets to visit through the week. In central Faro, every 2nd Sunday of the month near the municipal theatre. In Almancil, every 1st and 4th Sunday of the month, opposite the public school. In Loulé, every Saturday morning, in front of Convento St. António and in Quarteira every Wednesday morning, in Fonte Santa.
The best of both worlds is aligning all these amazing features and finding your dream home in the Algarve with the ONE Select Properties team. We are happy to help - please feel free to make an appointment to visit our office at Quinta Shopping.