Portimão, a typical Algarve town, is a seaside resort renowned for its excellent long, sandy beaches and warm, calm waters. To restore your energy, stretch out your towel in the sunshine of Praia da Rocha, and cool off with a cocktail in an open-air café by the sea. You’ll soon feel reinvigorated.
In Portimão, you’ll find the conditions are perfect for a sailing adventure off the Algarve coast. Hidden by the impressive cliff of Praia da Rocha lies the Portimão Marina, which has sophisticated modern facilities that for planning your trip.
Hire a boat and discover the unspoilt sands between dunes and cliffs that are inaccessible by land. And why not take a swim in the clear waters? Take your time to discover the riches of the jagged coastline, with its grottos and caves dug into giant rocks.
Or why not go fishing, another great way to enjoy these thriving, deep waters.
Get in touch with nature and explore the countryside of the Algarve, by going up the River Arade to the historical town of Silves. Back in Portimão, you’ll appreciate the picturesque beauty of the town which is built on a clifftop facing the sea and which is especially beautiful when lit up at night time.
Seek out a restaurant with traditional cuisine, taste the delicious regional fish and shellfish dishes and enter into the hectic spirit of a night in the numerous bars and discothèques.
You can always stop off and acquaint yourself the other marinas on the Algarve coast, choosing between the cosmopolitan marina at Vilamoura or the sophisticated facilities at Lagos and Albufeira.