Comporta village is located at the base of the Troia peninsula in the municipality of Alcacer do Sal, in the district of Setubal in Portugal which is positioned within one of the most privileged regions of the country, the Alentejo Coast Region.
Although incorrect, many people also refer to Comporta as being in the municipality of Grandola which is also in the district of Setubal.
Comporta is an idyllic traditional Portuguese village and parish that time may have passed by and was once a typical hub of agricultural activity with workers brought in from all over Portugal to work her lands throughout the seeding and harvesting seasons.
Comporta can trace her history to Neolithic man with the area also being a strategic outpost for the Roman Empire. In fact just up the coast along the Troia peninsula, ruins can still be seen to this day which highlights the importance that the Romans gave to both fishing and salting within this vicinity which included the Sado Estuary and Atlantic Ocean.
Nowadays, Comporta is still a hive of agricultural production with her best crops now being those of both rice and her superb vines. In fact Comporta under the influence of the largest land owner in the area.
The Herdade da Comporta produces some of the finest wines to be found anywhere along the Alentejo Coast. The village occupies an amazing position at the side of the Sado Estuary and is only a five minute walk from the famous Comporta beach which takes her name. Many of the local beaches have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Award year after year.
The parish of Comporta which is home to around 1500 inhabitants includes Brejos da Carregueira, Cambada, Carrasqueira, Comporta, Figueiral, Moitinha, Murta, Possanco, Torre, and Torroal has always been a centre of attraction for the wealthier Portuguese families who have spent many a vacation here with many of them purchasing one of their vacation properties in Comporta
Due to the glorious position that Comporta occupies many foreign nationals have also purchased property here with many of them choosing some of the spectacular larger Quinta type properties that are available.
There are a wide variety of activities to pursue including horse riding, fishing, hunting, sailing, diving, cycling, golf, bird watching and many others with each season offering something new.
Within the village itself you’ll find a number of inexpensive restaurants that are open throughout the year and local boutiques where you will be able to purchase everything you require for your stay here. The two comporta golf courses opening shortly are Comporta Dunes and Comporta Links which will offer an array of Comporta Golf Property for Sale.
If you wish to enjoy a romantic sunset dinner on the beach then may we suggest Comporta Cafe, where you'll be delighted with an array of aromatic shell and seafood dishes and should you have a sweetened tooth, then desserts that are to die for.
The best restaurant in the area which almost looks like a roadside café is Dona Bia’s where you are guaranteed some of the finest fish that you will have ever eaten and to boot at a reasonable price when compared with many of the restaurants that are located within the typical tourist destinations such as the Algarve.
Beaches in Comporta
The beaches in and around Comporta are some of Portugal's most stunning places and beautiful holiday destinations, and include Troia, Soltroia, Comporta, Brejos da Carregueira, Carvalhal, Pego, Raposa, Pinheirinho, Aberta Nova and Melides.
Comporta Holiday Homes
A small selection of rental homes throughout the Comporta area. Be aware, if you are intending to book your holiday throughout the summer months then we recommend that you reserve your chosen property early to avoid disappointment.
These are only a few of the holiday homes that we have, so if you require something different, simply ask.
Shopping in Comporta
The entire commercial community in Comporta, carrasqueira and Carvalhal.
Ladies and gentlemen apparel and accessories.
News agents, banks, pharmacies, Supermarkets, hardware and more.
Restaurants in Comporta
Comporta produces and provides some of the best gastronomy dishes throughout all of Portugal and the Alentejo and you will be amazed with the variety and quality of fish, shellfish and meat dishes.
All of the restaurants are good, however some of them are exceptional.
See our recommendations.
Golf Courses in Comporta
There are currently four golf courses in and around Comporta.
Troia golf is quite a difficult course and open all year
Comporta Dunes is currently under construction and should be open in 2016
Comporta Links has planning approved but is yet to be started
Pinheirinho (Hyatt Golf) is finished and 18 of 27 holes will be playable in 2015
Villas in Comporta
A selection of properties and villas in Comporta which are considered luxury homes due to their design, age of construction, location and price.
As there are only a limited supply of luxury villas in Comporta, it may be difficult to find what you require.
One alternative is to find a location that you prefer, purchase a building plot and build the dream home of your choice.
Herdade da Comporta
The Herdade da Comporta is the name given to this private estate which encompasses 12,500 hectares of stunning nature reserve.
The estate is positioned between the Sado Estuary and the Atlantic Ocean with miles of unspoilt coast and backdrops which include the Serra da Arrabida nature Reserve and the mountains in Grandola.
Horse Riding in Comporta
Have a marvelous time in Comporta with Jose Ribeira and Cavalos na Areia.
Gallop along the stunning beaches in Comporta or simply enjoy trekking amidst nature at her best.
Comporta is attracting some of the most recognised artists and designers from around the world.
Why not bring your paint brush and creative mind and submerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you?
Naturally beautiful Comporta with naturally beautiful gardens by Arquitectura Verde and Luz Martinez.
Property for Sale in Comporta