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Luxurious Algarve resort wants to become Portugal’s ‘Abbey Road’

Luxurious Algarve resort wants to become Portugal’s ‘Abbey Road’

It’s an ambitious plan to do away with the frustrating reality of the Algarve’s ‘low season’ when hotels close, staff are laid off and parts of the region take on the appearance of a ghost town.

The rural Ombria resort – a project that wrestled bureaucracy for years before getting the green lights it needed – is setting its sights not just on the wealthy, but the ‘money’s no option’ glitterati: the pop world of jet-setting stars and their entourages of video film-makers and social media promoters.

In interview with Dinheiro Vivo this weekend, Ombria’s CEO Julio Delgado said the overriding concept is “to offer the kind of originality that doesn’t exist in southern Europe”.

 

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