“Torres Crotália” in Ponta da Piedade demolished to make way for the Sun Cliffs Resort

In addition to apartments and villas, a hotel with 204 rooms will be built.

The demolition of the unfinished Torres da Crotália, near Ponta da Piedade, in Lagos, will start on 16 August. In this location, the Sun Cliffs Resort will be born.

Sotheby's International Realty, which will sell the apartments and houses, in partnership with the Ferreira Group, emphasizes that this new development «will be born in an emblematic location, with special significance for the municipality of Lagos. With the demolition of the two skeletons of Torraltinha, also known as the “Torres da Crotália”, whose construction began in the 60s, but with the advent of April 25, 1974, it was abandoned. 16, to a new stage in the history of Lagos and the Barlavento Algarve».

The work “will represent the definitive requalification of one of the most striking landscapes in the Algarve: Ponta da Piedade”, adds Sotheby's.

The five-star Resort will have an apartment building with seventy-two units distributed between T1 and T3 types.

26 lots will also be sold for houses, whose projects were developed by architect João Cabrita.

On site, a hotel will also be built, with 204 rooms, which will be operated by the Sonae Capital Group.

«With large investments already approved for the rehabilitation of the area that encompasses the Farol from Ponta da Piedade and the Walkways to Praia do Camilo and Praia de Dona Ana, the project will integrate the transformation of the area, providing the metamorphosis of what, for decades, was considered a stain on the Lacobrigense landscape and urban organization, in a an exclusive development, which stands out for its refinement, quality and environmental responsibility», adds Sotheby's.

In 2012, Sonae, and Câmara de Lagos signed a protocol that provided, among other investments, the completion of the construction of the “Torres Crotália”. However, at the time, Belmiro de Azevedo said that this work would advance when there were market guarantees.

Almost 10 years later, the solution for the towers has been found, despite the fact that Sonae is no longer involved in the construction of the development.