At 1h15 from Lisbon, this region still preserves an untouched nature with an endless beach. Troia, Comporta, Carrasqueira, Brejos da Carregueira, Carvalhal are all unique and charming places where each village has its own identity but they all share the experience of life at sea and rice fields.
Comporta is a unique place for many reasons:
• Twelve kilometers of coastline with white sand beaches, crystal clear sea and more than six hundred hectares of dunes along the sea.
• The water is hot, the temperature is mild until autumn. Colors and odors are very special.
• Much of the Comporta area is classified as a nature reserve.
• A sense of space and freedom.
• A very good gastronomy: the local cuisine is delicious, with an abundance of fish, seafood and of course, rice.
• It is a real refuge for artists, creators, designers and writers, to inspire and relax in this land of rice fields, dunes, meadows, pine forests and visited by storks.
• Due to its privileged location and its unique natural wealth, this region is an important center of agricultural, industrial and commercial development. Rice and vines are grown here.
• Consisting of one of the most important wetlands in the country, the Natural Reserve of the Sado Estuary has a great diversity of natural systems (beaches and dunes, marshes, woods, forest areas, salt marshes, rice fields and peat bogs) and of an enormous diversity of birds with more than 200 species already identified.
������� Ideal for walking, cycling or horseback riding and for practicing golf, fishing and water sports and rediscovering the natural life.