Herdade da Comporta
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 blends harmoniously with natural tastes and smells that boast a climate for relaxed social relationships producing a Feng Shui environment whereby the interior of the residences flow seamlessly to meet the exterior of space and time in complete balance.
There are two distinctive Comporta golf course properties which are underway have been 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.
HdComporta 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. Sold Out
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. Sold Out
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 harmonized orientation from all window openings. Last few remaining
Comporta Dunes Resort
An AMAN Resort and Spa
The first in Portugal and the only AMAN property on the Iberian Peninsula.
36 AMAN Villas adjacent to the AMAN 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.
2017: This venture is currently on hold with Aman Resorts stating "That they are unable to provide any further information at this time."
Developments Praia do Pego Beach
C11 Carvalhal - 10 Building Plots overlooking the rice fields. Sold Out
L13 Carvalhal - 23 Building Plots with a choice between pine forest or rice field views
C17 Carvalhal - An opportunity for a small developer or group of investors wishing to make their mark on Comporta
Breaking News - 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 and a further €100,000,000 will go towards developing the estate.
This is 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.
Update - February 2017
According to a recent report there are now two investors left in the running to purchase the Herdade Comporta Estate. One Portuguese national and an Enlgish consortium.
Herdade da Comporta
Private Property in Comporta