Located between Lisbon and Porto, the spectacular Silver Coast is ideal if you're looking for a Portuguese villa in a dramatic setting, with its rugged coastline, lagoons and rocky headlands.

Within easy reach of the UK, this unspoilt paradise has traditional Portuguese houses overlooking the Mediterranean. Travelling to Portugal from the UK is easy and relatively short.  Budget flights to Lisbon and Porto are available from International and some regional airports.

As you drive to your home away from home, don't be surprised if you see donkeys being used to transport farmers or provisions to and from farms or vineyards as part and parcel of life here. Water sports are aplenty and the inland mountain ranges are perfect for mountain biking or hiking.  For golfing fans, Portugal has an abundance of world class golf courses.

An excellent climate, affordably priced Portuguese property and traditional towns such as Nazaré and Obidos are attractive propositions if you're looking for an investment property, especially as prices in this area are predicted to rise. With plenty of exquisite properties to choose from, finding something suitable is easy and if you need any hints on where to buy let us know.