Ombria Resort distinguished as the “Best Sustainable Residential Project in Portugal”

Resort opens in 2021

The luxury real estate development Ombria Resort, in the interior of the municipality of Loulé, which is scheduled to open its first phase in 2021, was awarded, in the 2019-2020 edition of the European Property Awards, as "Best Sustainable Residential Project in Portugal", with the project “Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort”.

The distinction, referring to the new category “Sustainable Residential Development”, was awarded last Thursday, October 24th, in London.

According to the promoters of Ombria Resort, the “European Property Awards are recognized worldwide as the biggest and most prestigious awards in the real estate sector. The “Sustainable Residential Development” category, introduced this year for the first time to reflect the importance of sustainability in the real estate sector, assessed projects in terms of economic, environmental and social responsibility. Ombria Resort stood out, demonstrating practices of excellence in each of the areas».

“We are delighted to win this prestigious award and to lead the way in sustainable residential development. Over the last decade, we have seen a shift in the requirements of potential buyers – they are much more focused on sustainability, the environment and supporting local ecosystems. Our commitment to sustainability and respect for nature is at the heart of everything we do. It is truly an honor to receive this award that recognizes our efforts», emphasizes Julio Delgado, CEO of Ombria Resort.

The Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort, a project by Promontório, Lisbon's architecture studio, are a development of 65 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with tourist exploitation ensured by Viceroy Hotels & Resorts and integrated into the 5-star hotel Viceroy at Ombria Resort.


Viceroy Ombria Resort

«Varying between 70 to 173 m² of gross internal area, the apartments are fully furnished and equipped to the Viceroy “five star” standard. Owners will have access to the hotel's facilities and services, including concierge and rental and property management, provided by Viceroy Hotels & Resorts. The Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort are located in the heart of the development that extends over 150 hectares in the interior of the Algarve», explain the project's promoters.

«Designed like an elegant Portuguese village, with all the charm and character of an old town, and perfectly set in the hills, the Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort present a unique and sustainable vision of the NZEBs (Nearly Zero Energy Buildings)». add.

The project also includes the installation of «an innovative geothermal system of low depth that will contribute to a significant reduction of CO2 emissions and that is already a “case study” at national level».

The promoters of Ombria Resort emphasize that the resort has the “Carved by Nature” philosophy, with «a deep commitment to sustainability, incorporating environmental, economic and sociocultural values ​​through innovative actions that will guarantee the preservation of nature and culture for future generations».

Already in 2018, Ombria Resort had been awarded at the European Property Awards in two categories: “Best New Hotel Construction & Design, Portugal”, with the project Viceroy at Ombria Resort and “Best Residential Development, Portugal”, with the project Viceroy Residences at Ombria Resort, both awarded the “5 star” level.