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Portuguese city of Faro`s district, a municipality composed of three parishes (Portimão, Alvor and Mexilhoeira Grande), presenting itself as a reference in the Algarve, distinguishing itself by its own dynamism and diversity of activities that make your day-to-day living so intense and marked by a rhythm that stays throughout the year. Portimão is a great destination for shopping, street strolling’s, where you will find charming shops, plus a wide variety of coffee shops. In addition, often are the times when tourists are looking for the city of Portimão to enjoy sardines, charcoal grilled with a bit of salt.

In recent years, the Rio Arade has been the scene of major events. The city of Portimão has also been developing a great potential to connoisseurs of fishing or water sports such as jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving.

Being currently the third national cruise port that receives more passengers from cruise ships, Portimão also offers one of the most popular destinations known: Praia da Rocha. Framed by natural cliffs and rocks, Praia da Rocha offers all its splendor, the long golden beach and the crystal clear waters. In the evening, you can dine in a good restaurant, visit the Casino da Rocha and dance all night long in one of its nightclubs.

Alvor is one of Portimão's county parishes, a typical and picturesque fishing village where you can spend time with the fishermen and locals.

A village full of history, marked by the presence of El Rei D. João II, a calm zone full of green spaces, beautiful beaches and an incomparable nightlife.

Alvor offers several alternatives to your vacation. An unforgettable and very nice space.

Visit Portimão and enjoy this city`s charm.


The village of Carvoeiro, in the municipality of Lagoa, Algarve, presents itself as a growing international tourist center, where you can indulge in the daily work of fishermen, observing, on top of a cliff, what remains from the walls of Nossa Senhora da Conceição`s fort (XVII) or even visit Nossa Senhora da Encarnação`s shrine. In Carvoeiro you can find the beautiful and unusual rock formations of Algar Seco carved by wind and sea, comprising authentic natural balconies and windows overlooking the sea.

Thus, Carvoeiro is a particularly attractive and quality holiday choice, due mostly to its history, the number of small beaches by jagged rocky cliffs, with clear waters and fine sand, the reputation of the golf field, as well as the infrastructures created to welcome Carvoeiro`s visitors.

Visit Carvoeiro and find out what this town has to offer.