This summer, discover the boho chic TROIA peninsula – Portugal’s best-kept secret and the ultimate celeb hideout destination.
With globally renowned celebrities such as Christian Louboutin and Harrison Ford owning properties in neighbouring Comporta, TROIA offers visitors a private island and exclusive feel that echoes the Ibiza of 30 years ago and driftwood chic of the Hamptons of Europe surrounded by 18km of white sand beaches, dunes and pine forests.
A short 30 minute drive from Lisbon takes visitors to the picturesque coastline town of Setúbal where they board a boat transfer transporting them away from the everyday hustle and bustle to a serene paradise- making it one of the most highly sought after holiday destinations in Southern Europe.
The TROIA peninsula effortlessly fuses old and new, from modern buildings at the Marina at the tip to traditional fishing villages where long-necked storks gaze down from the chimney pots in Comporta, it has something for everyone. TROIA bring guests and visitors closer to nature with biodiversity at its heart surrounded by stunning natural landscape, beautiful beaches and more than 600 species of flora and fauna.
TROIA is a destination for the whole family with a complete range of activities including golf, tennis, football, sailing, spotting grazing seahorses, exploring the Roman Ruins, swimming with the local bottlenose dolphins, discovering the world-renowned food market at Setúbal, walking through the local vineyards, creating your own signature ceramic tiles and more. There is always more to discover.
One of the unique attractions at TROIA are the Roman ruins which date back to 1st Century AD. The Roman ruins are remains of the largest salt fish production site since the Western Roman Empire began; it is an area steeped in the romantic history of ancient fishing villages.
TROIA’s biodiversity makes it a nature-lovers paradise; nature has clearly influenced the unique architecture in TROIA’s environmentally friendly overall design in conjunction with TROIA’s dedicated resident Nature Preservist. With golden sandy beaches extending as far as the eye can see, visitors can enjoy beautiful, uninterrupted scenery without the crowds. TROIA is on the map as one of the best places in the world for dolphin watching throughout the year, where the river Sado meets the sea, visitors are able to watch the colony of 28 bottlenose dolphins swim alongside boats.
In addition to the omnipresent biodiversity, TROIA offers a plethora of sport activities available to visitors including a range of water sports, horseback riding along the golden dines and rice fields, sunset boat tours, scuba diving and a world-class golf course. Designed by famous American golf architect Trent Jones Senior, the course blends seamlessly into the natural landscape and includes a stunning sea-view. Foodies are spoilt for choice with a host of fresh fish and seafood restaurants, as well an abundance of aperitif spots to enjoy those unrivalled sunsets.
The TROIA peninsula houses 96 spacious plots where prospective buyers can work closely with top Portuguese architects to create design-led bespoke villas based on specific desires. With the varied landscape and endless natural beauty, buyers can build their dream home by selecting everything from the location of the plot to the finishing touches of the design. The villas can have a rental scheme in place for homeowners, providing flexibility to those looking to invest in the area.