Sometimes going away for two weeks just isn’t enough. Sometimes we find that perfect luxury holiday destination that makes us want to live there. This selection of 5 great places to buy a holiday home contains something for everyone, whether you are looking for a beach villa on a white sand beach, a relaxing place to unwind or a base for sports. The locations below are all situated in or close by to popular tourist areas, which makes them ideal for those who wish to rent out their holiday home for part of the year.
Golfers across Europe flock to the Algarve for the excellent weather, food and of course golf courses. The Algarve has developed steadily over the past 20 years to become a great value location for a holiday home. Alvor is a sleepy fishing village located on the South Coast. It has all the mediterranean charm you could hope for. Villas set in beautiful gardens can be purchased for very reasonable prices. It is just a short drive across the border for visits into Spain too. The main beach in Alvor is excellent and there are plenty of attractions for kids as well as golfers. Most suitable for retired golfers.