"Portimao" Top 5 Page for this destination Portimão by andrea.d

Portimão Travel Guide: 67 reviews and 244 photos

Very nice town, near one of the most beautiful beaches (Praia de Rocha) I've ever seen!
The coast of Portimao, a well known tourist resort, in the heart of Algrave, affords splendid views and is a true paradise.
Portimao has a memorable marine traditions as well, it is one of the most important ports in the region. Most of the inhabitants make a living from tourism and sardine fishing.

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  • Pros:very, very friendly people!!!!
  • Cons:doesn't offer much of a night life
  • Last visit to Portimão: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 1, 2003
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 4, 2013 at 5:58 AM

    Fifty years ago today I rode my bicycle from Tavira to Portimão.

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2004 at 12:28 PM

    It seems that you had a great time in Portimao. Lovely pics :-)

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2004 at 5:19 PM

    Mata Porcos, now that is a unique ^..^ name for a restaurant LOL still, a beautiful place you sharing with us. thank you Andrea

  • Fen's Profile Photo
    Jun 1, 2004 at 1:54 AM

    Really nice page, would like to go there and explore the place or maybe just sit on the beach with a cool drink. :-)

  • dvideira's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2004 at 10:10 PM

    Praia fantastica !

  • TinKan's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2004 at 6:45 PM

    I hope you found the clubs in Praia de Rocha .... they are awesome at night... Great page... Portugal is such a lovley place.

  • rich77's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2004 at 1:55 PM

    The pic about Praia de Rocha is great!!

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2003 at 2:17 AM

    I'll go to bar&bar for sure once I go to Portimao, but it would be much fun if I go with that beauty in blue dress in your tips :-))

  • Aurorae's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2003 at 8:40 AM

    Ceznem da odem u Algarve!!!

  • Braveheart.southafrr's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2003 at 5:23 AM

    The beach looks great andrea...........kenneth

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