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Caravela Lifestyle Group was established in September 2013 to provide lifestyle management and Concierge Services for high net worth individuals living, travelling and investing in Portugal.

Today, CLG assists HNWI’s from Europe, Asia, Middle East, the Americas and Africa, providing exceptional lifestyle management services.

Our Real Estate Investment and development projects continue to open up new channels in Portugal and we are partnered with international investment funds and family offices, connecting primary assets in Portugal to investors throughout the world.

CLG is led by its founder and CEO, Paul de Azevedo. The team comprises ten multilingual individuals with diverse professional backgrounds, including finance, property development, law, asset management, design, hospitality and concierge services. The company’s ethos places a high value on integrity, professionalism, creativity and teamwork.


In 2015, CLG started providing personalised real estate consultancy, assisting the increasing numbers of HNW international property investors with the bureaucratic, fiscal and legal process of investing in Portugal, including Non Habitual Residency and Golden Visa applicants, in addition to offering comprehensive lifestyle management services.


Increasing awareness of the country’s diversity and opportunities has attracted many international clients, not only to invest, but also to organise boutique events and unique occasions in some of Portugal’s most exclusive locations. In 2016, CLG started organising bespoke experiences, in the most outstanding locations in the country, including historic national palaces and private estates.


Following the rising trend of investment in Portugal, January 2017 saw the start of our real estate investment and development projects, which has rapidly grown a real estate portfolio that includes hospitality, retail and residential development projects across Portugal.


One of our latest additions to the group in 2018, is luxury property and rental management, providing personalised services for property owners and frequent HNW visitors and catering for the most discerning international clientele visiting and travelling in Portugal.

Meet the Team

The CLG team is composed of dynamic individuals with an international education and outlook.
Together they offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise on a national level throughout Portugal.



Paul de Azevedo

Paul de Azevedo

Founder & CEO

A lifelong passion for charity and preservation of the environment has led to the recent development of Sustainability, Philanthropy, Social and Community projects in Eastern Africa. Paul is a representative of the Anglo Portuguese Society in Portugal and speaks English, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian.

Ivandro Alves

Ivandro Alves

Head of IT & Communications

A consummate hard worker, Ivandro is always motivated for new projects and challenges, and now also creates unique designs for multiple clients looking for that CLG signature look.

Miguel Barradas

Miguel Barradas

Boutique Events & Concierge Manager

In his role as events and concierge manager, Miguel has worked on high profile events for some of our most discerning clientele and more recently he has been successfully managing established relationships with our investors living in Portugal, whilst developing new opportunities with leading partners across the country.

Stefanie Mendes

Stefanie Mendes

Sustainability Charity & Project Manager

In her role as charity and project manager, Stefanie has pursued her passion for the environment and sustainability, in developing CLG´s first charitable project, a sustainability charity focusing on social and community projects in Eastern Africa.

William Lloyd George

William Lloyd George

Business Development & Investment Analyst

William studied economics and finance at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), following which he became a senior analyst at New Energy Finance where he was in charge of analysing energy markets in sub-Saharan Africa. He then moved to Singapore and was part of the team that set up Deutsche Bank's first carbon trading desk.