Herdade da Comporta Portugal
Herdade da Comporta is one of the largest protectors and owners of land in Portugal and has for many years been at the forefront in the promotion of environmental protection in harmony with sustainable economic growth along the Alentejo Coastline.
Mission and Values
To create an environmentally sustainable luxurious tourist destination on 742 Hectares of pristine land in harmony with nature; at only a stone’s throw away from some of the most naturally stunning and award winning beaches in Europe, located between the country and ocean villages of Comporta and Carvalhal in the Districts of Grandola and Alcacer do Sal.
To rehabilitate the area’s natural patrimony whilst generating a strong and fluid regional economy that integrates creativity and sustainability whilst being the catalyst for enhanced education, local commercial development, job creation and excellence in the preservation of nature and man’s relationship with her.
To create a diverse local economy that produces new agricultural activity including the increased production of rice, vineyards, grass and honey, whilst embarking on an ambitious project in the cultivation of a more diversified organic and biologically produced crop.
To respect the local history and culture whilst modernising production and labour activity, yet combine a humble and simplistic lifestyle within a first class development that offers unrivalled quality and service.
To produce sustainable leisure and commercial activities that is borne out of ecological awareness whilst improving the conditions and livelihood of the local population and her visitors.
Herdade da Comporta
Is located less than one hour from the Capital of Portugal, Lisbon which is a short flight from the many other capital’s of Europe, with Lisbon providing Capital City activities and sights including many museums, cinema and much entertainment accompanied by an excellent gastronomical array and some of the finest wines in the world.
First Class Tourism Projects
This agricultural reserve is where the blue skies entwine with the freshness of life that exudes from the depths of the forests and extends to the sandy white beaches that invite dream like scenarios.
With traditional southern architecture, especially that of Comporta, designed to afford a fulfilling lifestyle that blended harmoniously with natural tastes and smells that boasted a climate for relaxed social relationships producing a Feng Shui environment whereby the interior of the residences flowed seamlessly to meet the exterior of space and time in complete balance.
There will be two distinctive Golf Courses in Comporta which will be designed around the natural habitat with the utmost respect being given to the preservation of the area rather than the destruction. The courses are wonderful constructs of man in harmony with nature, with only minor alterations to the natural terrain attended at the Green’s.
Herdade da Comporta Wine
For the delight of her customers and clients, the Herdade da Comporta produce some of the finest wines ever brought forth in Portugal.These beautiful lands with calm and wilderness, warmed by a rainbow coloured sun, life bearing in quality, vibrant and intensifying earth that is tempered by the uniqueness of the ocean, makes these wines and your stay here ever more memorable. This Goliath environmentally minded project from Herdade da Comporta provides our guests with new sensations, perfected harmony and natural living shared with the traditional patrimony of the region.
Herdade da Comporta Property Developments
The following projects where designed by Portuguese architects and incorporated into the master design developments around low density accommodation integrated within the natural environment. The conceptual design and architecture has been provided by the following architects Frederico Valsassina, Pedro Ferreira Pinto and Rui Pinto Goncalves/Susana Baeta.
Casas da Peninsula
Traditionally designed detached homes from Comporta and constructed from wood and straw. Lots sizes range between 900 and 1300 m2 and are positioned within 9 hectares of natural habitat and are located in close proximity to Praia do Pego (Pego Beach) in Carvalhal.
Casas da Peninsula promotes an ideal environment for relaxation and leisure and was romantically inspired by her relationship with the richness of the environment and her proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Coast.
Casas da Ilha
These beautifully positioned detached family plots are approved with projects for two types of detached homes comprising of a floor plan consisting of T3 to T4 + 1. These remarkable and awe inspiring projects are located in close proximity to Praia do Pego (Pego Beach) and have been designed around natural walkways and unforgettable horizons. Lot sizes 1400 and 1700 m2.
Casas da Encosta
Casas da Encosta is a luxurious private condominium located at the southern side of Herdade da Comporta. This idyllic residential development is turned with her face to the ocean and is located only metres from Praia do Pego (Pego Beach) and the Atlantic.
This privileged environment maintains her natural habitat of flower and vegetation and offers picturesque views to the horizon. The relaxed and natural way of life is borne from the forests and dunes and is coloured with nature’s best. Lots range between 1300 and 3300 m2 with approved planning permission for single storey family dwellings which include joyfully open exterior spaces, swimming pool and harmonised orientation from all window openings.
Last Few Remaining
Comporta Dunes Resort
An ÀMAN resort and spa
The first in Portugal and the only ÀMAN property on the Iberian Peninsula.
36 ÀMAN Villas adjacent to the ÀMAN resort.
A championship-level golf course by David McLay Kidd
The clubhouse was designed by Eduardo Souto de Moura, the 2011 Pritzker Prize winner.
A residential estate of 51 homes targeting the German, Austrian and Swiss markets
Joint Venture between Herdade da Comporta and DC Residential, a German property developer.
Other Developments near Praia do Pego
C11 Carvalhal – 10 Building Plots overlooking the rice fields
L13 Carvalhal – 23 Building Plots with a choice between pine forest or rice field views
C17 Carvalhal – Available now: Comporta Retreat Property
Breaking News – 13th April 2015
Due to the insolvency of Rio Forte who are part of the Banco Espirito Santo and major shareholders of the Herdade da Comporta (59%), an American group of investors Armory Merchant Holdings have made a €400,000,000 offer to purchase the estate.
As part of the package, €100,000,000 will be used to pay/buy the existing debt and a further €100,000,000 will go towards developing the estate, although everything is still under negotiation and nothing has been finalised quite yet.
This could be great news for the future of Comporta and should bode well for the locals, employment, existing property owners and future buyers.
If Comporta is on your radar as a place to invest or purchase a second home, then now seems to be an ideal opportunity to get on board.
Simply take a look at our real estate for sale in Comporta page or alternatively contact us with your request.
Additional News – January 2017
According to recent a recent article published in the Algarve Daily News, the two accepted bidders for Herdade da Comporta are Pedro Almeida and Orion Capital Managers, LLP.
We hope to be able to update you shortly.
The sale to Pedro Almeida and group is currently on-hold.
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Real Estate for Sale in Comporta
Comporta offers a wide variety of properties for sale although there is limited availability. You may find a small building plot for around one hundred thousand Euro’s or invest in the millions. Take a look at the following link where you will find plots, homes, villas and large tracts of land for sale including tourism developments and farm land.
The Herdade da Comporta is the largest land owner in the area and has over the last few years has offered a small number of building plots and larger estates for sale. Browse their page to take a look at what’s currently available.
Comporta Dunes is one of the much awaited golf developments in the area that will hopefully be launching in the not too distant future. Have a glimpse of what the future holds for Comporta and what golf and luxury facilities will be available.
Troia Resort is already a well established tourism development that includes hotels, holiday homes, a marina, casino and golf course. It’s located at the pinnacle of the Troia Peninsula and boasts views to the Atlantic Ocean, Sado Estuary, the Serra da Arrabida Nature Reserve and the fishing port and city of Setubal.
Even though wooden framed buildings have long been in use in Comporta, the more modern and durable steel frame building structures are now being seen more frequently. To get a head of the curve and truly build for the future, take a look at what the steel framed building can offer you.
Further information on Comporta