With all due respect and with sincere condolences to all victims and their relatives, it is completely incomprehensible that Spain and Greece especially are mentioned in connection with secure holiday in the media.
If it really is a country in which you have not to be afraid, then that is Portugal. Here is stability for many, many years.
It is a fact that Portugal is an absolutely safe country. There is no political unrest and there is no danger as in other countries. Regardless of whoever is in political power, in Portugal everything goes in quiet lanes.
New legal provisions open up the possibility of applying for a residence permit for pursuing investment activities to those who have entered the country regularly (e.g. holders of valid Schengen Visas, or beneficiaries of Visa exemption), by transferring capital, creating jobs or acquiring real estate.
15th to 18th October 2015
Host: the Victoria Golf Vilamoura, Portugal
Prize Money: € 2.000.000
Portugal is considered among the top ten countries in the world to spend your retirement in 2015 (from the US publishing group - International Living).
International living (a monthly magazine focusing on the best options for retirement) rank Portugal as number 9 in the world for the best countries to retire to (6 place up from 2014).
For a period of 10 years, taxation related to IRS (personal income tax) on labour income in Portugal is at a fixed rate of 20%
No double taxation for pensions or for employment and self-employment income obtained abroad
For 2015, the Michelin Guide for Spain & Portugal has added two new restaurants in Portugal to the distinguished list of gastronomic excellence, and elevated another to two-star status. In total 17 stars for 14 chefs are spread from Porto to the Algarve; Madeira to Alentejo.
The Algarve boasts a magnificent all year round climate, with over 3,000 hours sunshine a year and clear blue skies for most of the year!
Algarve weather averages 12 hours of sunshine a day in the summer and 6 hours in the winter.
Despite being on the Atlantic coast, the Algarve has a Mediterranean-like climate with mild winters and long, hot summers.In July and August the Algarve does benefit from light sea breezes which cool things down a little! Nightime temperatures rarely fall below 18°C and are normally still in the low 20's.