The Golden Triangle including luxury resorts of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo

Considered by many as the ultimate golfing destination

Home to many business leaders and top international sportsmen

Golden sandy beaches across most of the Algarve with over 300 hours of sunshine per annum – Mild winters and long summers

Numerous daily flights, 2-3 hours flying time from UK and only 20 minutes from Faro Airport

Secure and welcoming environment with English widely spoken. There are 3 Michelin restaurants and many other top eating venues and Porsche, Audi, BMW, Mercedes dealers nearby

Free no commitment service to find desired property within agreed budget with on the spot knowledge of confidential properties for sale and keen sellers

Full back up service including lawyers, property management and fiscal advice etc. Advice on New tax incentives including Habitual Residence and Golden Visa Schemes.

Great investment potential combined with superior living standards with favourable pension and IHT arrangements

Affordable private health insurance and private hospitals

Activities and Pastimes

Golf courses which rival the best in Europe. Regular competitions for all handicaps. Low joining fees with various options

Vilamoura Marina… Restaurants, bars and shops

Numerous quality seafood restaurants overlooking the ocean

Quality supermarkets with English food available

Local market towns nearby

Numerous vineyards for wine tasting and food

Boat charters and trips, sea fishing and watersports

Ria Formosa Nature Reserve for wildlife and desert islands

Miles of golden sandy beaches

Abundance of health clubs nearby

Just over 2 hours to Lisbon by road or train

Under 2 hours to Seville

Fly to Porto from Faro in less than 1 hour

Douro Valley… World Heritage site… Amazing !

Understanding of local property market since 2003. Andrew Mckenzie and John Waddington have seen some major changes and development to the Golden Triangle and have been responsible for supplying property  advice and would be pleased to assist in helping you find the ideal home.

Andrew Mckenzie PGA Golf Professional – Son of legendary footballer Duncan Mckenzie – Ex Everton, Leeds and Notts Forrest. He played football at Manchester United School of Excellence as a youngster where a knee injury turned his focus to golf

In 1995 Andrew played European Challenge Tour and Sunshine Tour of South Africa for 3 seasons. His best performance 11th Zimbabwe Open. He became Director of Golf at an exclusive Golf Club in Cheshire for 10 years and golf performance coach from beginner to professional in South Manchester

Now, Andrew successfully organises and regularly hosts luxury coaching trips to the Algarve since 1999.

Tel Mobile: 07803 939875 (UK)    E.Mail:

Duncan, is a legendary ex-professional footballer, having played for Nottingham Forest, Leeds, Everton, Chelsea and England.
Duncan is a well-respected figure within football and a hilarious after dinner speaker, he hosts the Everton FC Corporate hospitality at home games.

Please make contact via;
Tel mobile Andrew Mckenzie 07803 939875 Email

John grew up in Blackburn Lancashire , devoted to sport from and early age. He signed for Liverpool FC in 1970 and was given a free transfer in 1973 after life threatening illness. Joined Blackburn Rovers on trial in 1973 and stayed as a pro for 7 years playing 180 games. Played for Bury FC for 2 years.

Left football  to concentrate on his greeting card business and formed Card Warehouse retail group which was later sold to Venture Capitalists in 1998.
He has now lived in Portugal since 2003, owning properties in Quinta do Lago and Golden Triangle. Current golf member of Pinheiros Altos and Monte Rei, John has unique, unbiased and widespread knowledge and understanding of local property market

Tel Mobile: 00351 912305842 (Portugal)    E.Mail: