Updated: Jul 23, 2020
The holiday villa Casa do Lago is glad to announce that, in recent years, Portugal won the World Travel Awards as the World's Leading Destination, confirming the first European country to win this distinction.
This selection is annually carried out on a worldwide scale for more than two thousand tourism professionals from 160 countries, as well as the general public.
Recently, Portugal has also got from the World Travel Awards organisation, the prize as the best European destination, making the recent World's best destination distinction, as the icing on the cake, recognition the Portugal excellency.
This distinction together with the recent classification by the United Nations Institute for Economics and Peace in the world's third top position of the more peaceful countries and territories listing, testifies the quality of life and tranquility in Portugal.
It is an authentic, innovative country, which brings together a wide variety of experiences and landscapes, a country that combines cosmopolitanism, history, tradition, sun, nature and gastronomy. who likes and knows to welcome everyone.
It is a tourist destination of excellence, with all the diversity of what Portugal has to offer".
The Institute for Economics and Peace, rates countries across three major categories to create an annual Global Peace Index (GPI). This allows them to rank countries according to how peaceful they are and Portugal is ranked among the top.