4 Breathtaking Beachfront Properties in Portugal

With some of the most breathtaking coastlines in Europe, Portugal is the ideal place to own a beachfront home. These sought-after properties can offer a relaxed lifestyle, close to nature, with direct access to and spectacular views of the ocean.

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We’ve handpicked some of our favourite beachfront properties for sale in Portugal. Whether you’re in the market for an investment property, a second residence, or a permanent home, one of these properties is bound to pique your interest.

Combining an excellent quality of life and affordable property prices, Portugal has become a magnet for homebuyers from around the world. This sunny country has welcomed waves of visitors and expats in recent years, drawn by the promise of agreeable weather, vibrant culture, and great food. At the same time, international investors are landing on Portugal, keen to capitalise on the country’s strong capital growth and thriving rental markets.

For those in the market for a beachfront home in Portugal, the Algarve remains an obvious choice. This golden coastline, known for its stunning rock formations, is dotted with quaint coastal villages and larger beach resorts—from the charming seaside community of Carvoeiro to the luxurious Vilamoura Marina.

At the same time, coastlines close to Lisbon are quickly gaining appeal. Testament to this is Sesimbra, a charming seaside town combining stunning beaches with excellent amenities and relaxed living.

Not far from here, you have Comporta, a traditional fishing village come high-end resort. This exclusive destination entices affluent travellers and homebuyers looking for a slice of luxury.

If you travel north of Lisbon, you’ll stumble across Portugal’s Silver Coast—famed for its rugged natural beauty, breathtaking waves, and authentic Portuguese fishing villages. Its proximity to Lisbon, coupled with its appeal as a top surfing destination, is drawing a growing number of buyers to the region.

Let’s take a look at some of the most exceptional beachfront properties in Portugal.

Primelife, Carvoeiro

Combining luxury, comfort and convenience, Primelife is a pristine apartment development nestled just 750 meters from Carvoeiro Beach in the Algarve. A total of 30 luxury two and three-bedroom apartments are spread across five blocks, creating an exclusive community for homeowners.

Carvoeiro is a picturesque village with plenty of shops, cafés, and restaurants. This tranquil coastal setting is exactly what you might expect from the Algarve, with its golden beaches and whitewashed houses etched into dramatic sandstone cliffs.

From a sleek and modern design to state-of-the-art technology, Primelife offers all the features you would expect from a luxury residence. Each home boasts a well-appointed living area, spacious bedrooms, and a large, sunny terrace situated on the ground or first floor. A communal swimming pool and beautifully landscaped garden offer an opportunity to relax or socialise with fellow residents.

Two-bedroom apartments are priced from €445,000. Offering eight weeks of personal use per year, these properties are ideal for those looking to enjoy a holiday home alongside a generous rental income.

Ocean Hills, Sesimbra

Situated in the centre of Sesimbra, a picturesque fishing village just 30 minutes from Lisbon, Ocean Hills is a private condominium of 11 one, two and three-bedroom apartments and 7 two and three-bedroom villas. A five-minute stroll will take you to the centre of the village and the beautiful California Beach.

Residents can enjoy luxury finishings and large, open-plan spaces with floor-to-ceiling windows, designed to maximise sunlight. Thanks to its privileged position and contemporary design, this unique development enjoys exceptional views of the sea and the surrounding natural landscapes.

Each apartment boasts a spacious balcony and access to a communal rooftop and swimming pool where residents can watch the sun set over Sesimbra. The villas, however, take luxury to the next level with a private panoramic rooftop and pool offering far-reaching views of the ocean.

Other features of the development include 24-hour security, parking, and air conditioning. Prices range from €420,000 for a one-bedroom apartment to up to €1.1 million for a three-bedroom villa.

Spatia Melides, Comporta

Now, a beachfront resort that offers something special. Hidden away on a 170-hectare estate, where cork oak woodlands and olive groves give way to occasional eucalyptus trees, Spatia Melides consists of residences, villas, and estates all with direct access to the secluded Pinheirinho Beach.

This high-end development is just a 15-minute drive from the traditional fishing villages of Comporta and Melides. Dubbed “Portugal’s Best Secret Beach Spot” by Condé Nast, the region stands as one of Europe’s most luxurious and exclusive destinations. Celebrities from the likes of Madonna to Richard Branson favour the region for its privacy and unspoiled beauty.

At Spatia, you’ll find all the amenities of a high-end resort. Take a dip in your private infinity pool, dine at first-class restaurants with ingredients sourced from an onsite organic farm, and enjoy an evening of wellness and mindfulness at the Spatia Spa.

Being prime luxury property, these homes come with a higher price tag—starting from €3.79 million. You can either spend all year enjoying your home and its facilities or make the unit available for rental by Spatia Management.

Surf Living Villas, Ericeira

Just a 20-minute walk from the beautiful Ribeira D’Ilhas beach, Surf Living Villas is a haven for surfers and a perfect destination for investment. The development is located in Ericeira, a quaint fishing village and popular surfing destination, home to hotels, taverns, Portuguese pastry shops, modern cafés, and surf shops.

The condominium itself is made up of one, two and three-bedroom villas, with only the latter remaining available for sale. Each available unit boasts a private swimming pool, a garden with a heated shower, and two parking spaces. Residents can also enjoy various communal spaces including a large green area, a social lounge, and a fire pit offering a cosy atmosphere.

Led by award-winning designers and developers, Surf Living Villas sports practical architecture and a modern design. Prices for a three-bedroom home begin at €820,000.

If one of our beachfront properties in Portugal has caught your eye, get in touch for more details.

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