Algarve is one of the best tourist destinations in Europe. There are a variety of beaches with long strips of white sand, calm warm waters and constant sunny weather throughout the year. Algarve is also famous for their golf courses. All of these qualities make the Algarve coast a high-class resort for all seasons.
Portimão is the one of the largest cities on the southern coast of Portugal. At the famous Praia da Rocha beach, you can find various restaurants, bars, clubs, spa centres, sports grounds and halls, playgrounds, casinos, viewing platforms and a yacht club.
Take a ride on a small electric train with your children and get acquainted with the picturesque views of this city and the scenic landmarks. Rent a bicycle or car or take a long walk along the ocean coast to enjoy the unexpected gifts of the ocean, for example: the impressive cliffs or into secluded corners of nature.
Portimão is not only famous for its beautiful beaches, it is also well known for the bank of the Arade River, which flows into the ocean and hosts various types of sea vessels as its port. White cruise liners are especially impressive, for which this port is usually the first or last place of boarding / departure for a world trip, including the Madeira and the Azores islands.
You can witness rare moments like seeing pink flamingos when driving along the snow-white arch bridge over the river Arad.
While staying in our apartments in Portimão, which are not far from the waterfront, you can experience being neighbours with storks who are a symbol of love, well-being and happiness in your family life.
Portimão is a cultural and entertainment centre, which hosts various festivals, competitions, international exhibitions and sports world championships. The famous annual festival of sardines in August will give you an opportunity to taste the traditional delicious dish of the Portuguese – grilled sardines.
Where Portimão is situated it holds a great advantage which allows you to visit the most appealing and famous places in the south of Portugal during your holiday.
We are sure, you will want to return to these beautiful destinations more than once, as it is almost impossible to experience everything in one visit.
West of Portimão:
The city Alvor and its endless beach (6.3 km), skydive Algarve and extreme sports Air Emotions Algarve (5.9 km), Algarve International Circuit (14.3 km). Lagos with its grottoes and the luxurious Boavista Golf & SPA Golf Club (31km); The edge of Europe Sagres (57 km) with its surfing and windmills.
East of Portimão
Carvoeiro town (12 km) with picturesque rocky beaches; entertainment and theme park Zoomarine Algarve (29 km) with a dolphinarium, water park, 4D cinema, animal shows, etc.; and from here, within a close proximity, Spain with its pearl – Seville (258 km), which hosts the largest and most beautiful Cathedral in Europe.
North of Portimão:
The fortress -city and the ancient capital of the south of Portugal is the city Silves (19 km) where the most delicious oranges grow; Monchique mountains (27 km), the former royal residence – one of the largest health resorts in the country with hot and natural mineral springs, eucalyptus, cork and citrus trees.
South of Portimão:
Outing to the ocean and world travel or boat trips along the coast on sailboats, yachts, catamarans and other various vessels and devices, sailing regattas, excursions on a pirate ship, surfing.