A summer scene is ramping up on Portugal’s West Coast, as artists and and surfers revel in the beach-shack vibe of Comporta. Bleached wood, barefoot, blustery kind of vibe, but it’s not that similar. Comporta strikes out on its own path. It is unlike anywhere you have been before.
In the middle of endless ricefields, carpets of wild flowers and poppies i photographed my latest discovery for a press round up about Comporta and sustainable hotels who care: a magnificent eco resort created by Portuguese architect and designer Miguel Câncio Martins (Buddha-Bar, Paris) combining luxury with sustainability and an exemplary concept for responsable tourism. Reconnecting with nature’s rhyrhm life takes its time. Sugarwhite sandy landscapes, barn-like buildings – many of them former grain stores overlooking the patchwork paddy fields and the infinitve 40 meter long lap pool.
Located in the heart of Comporta’s idyllic natural reserve, Quinta da Comporta is the new sustainable signature project envisioned and designed by renowned Portuguese architect, Miguel Câncio Martins.
Dedicated to preserving Comporta’s essence, Quinta da Comporta was shaped through a journey that embraces the fundamental pillars of sustainability. The personal connection Miguel Câncio Martins has with the destination reinforces his commitment to perpetuate the sublime authenticity of Comporta, from the preservation of the natural landscape and surrounding ecosystems, to respecting the integration of traditional architecture, the local community and the unique character and history of the location.
As an undeniable tribute to the sublime cultural heritage of Comporta, built from the love and respect its author feels for the location, Quinta da Comporta offers the perfect translation of its inspiring lifestyle through the integration of traditional architectural lines, connection to its natural environment, proximity to the locals and inherent history.
Providing exclusivity, an authentic local experience and high quality service, Quinta da Comporta’s seventy-three spacious Double, Deluxe and Duplex Rooms, Suites and Pool Villas, create the perfect resort for a genuine journey inwards.
Infused with a contemporary feel, simplicity unveils elegance in every detail and invites you into a deep retreat, where wellness and tranquillity play a leading role.
A sublime place where authentic experience creates authentic memories.