The coastline in Quarteira is stunning with crystal-clear, calm water, golden sandy beaches, and year-round sunshine. A flat, tiled promenade runs parallel to the waterfront and offers an array of restaurants, shops, and bars. Green spaces, exercise parks, and playgrounds lead to rows of high-rise condos overlooking the sea.
Everyone thinks it’s really complicated to renovate a house abroad, but our experience has only been positive,” says Maureen McDermott Carreira. Originally from Philadelphia, Maureen moved to Portugal for love. Just over a decade ago she met her husband, João, a Portuguese software engineer, who was living and working in the U.S.