Algés is an outer borough of Lisbon. The area is not renowned for its natural beauty, but this is made up for by its access to some of the most beautiful areas of Central Portugal. A short train journey will take you straight to Carcavelos where you can spend a day surfing and tanning on the beach.
Alternatively, hop on a bus to Costa da Caparica - a popular destination with local surfers and tourists alike. Algés also has great connections to Lisbon, which makes it appealing for digital nomads struggling to find affordable accommodation in the centre. Just 10 minutes by train to the centre of Lisbon.
🏠 Property prices: Similar to Lisbon
📸 Tourist density: Not many
🥾 Good for hiking: No
💻 Coworking space: No
🌍 Nomads & expats: Yes
🏖️ By ocean: Yes
🏄 Good for surfing: No
🚆 By public transport to Lisbon: 10 min by train
🤔 Do you know a suburb near another city that is similar to Algés? 👉 Send your suggestion
Examples: Some people say that is Cascais is Malibu of LA🇺🇸 and Costa da Caparica is Zandvoort of Amsterdam🇳🇱