Life in Portugal

For many, behind the move to Portugal, lies a desire to experience the Portuguese lifestyle...

A move to Portugal may be triggered by a desire for a change in lifestyle: a long awaited opportunity to change pace, improve the quality of life, for retirement, to spend more time with loved ones, or explore new ventures.

A big draw to the lifestyle is the mild climate, low rainfall and year-round access to outdoor activities. The diverse countryside and numerous beaches allow for a wide range of activities, from water sports to golf. This section tells you what to expect in terms of leisure and sports activities as well as information on food and drink in Portugal.