The Algarve, Portugal
The Portuguese market has been almost as precarious as the Spanish sector in recent years. Take the long-term view, however, and it is hard to argue against such a beautiful location with a well established British presence, whether homeowners or holidaymakers. “You can find a pretty three-bedroom villa with a pool for around £300,000,” says Zoie Hawker of Fine & Country Carvoeiro.
On the market: Villa on Quinta do Lago South golf course, £2.15m, Fine & Country