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Exploring Portimão


The city of Portimão, formerly known Vila Nova de Portimão, is situated in the district of Faro, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal; exploring this old fishing and shipbuilding town will be a breeze to experience. The city offers plenty of leisure activities, historical monuments, beautiful landscapes, and immense sunshine! Depending on what you wish to do, there is an activity for all, from adventure and watersports that are vastly popular in the Algarve region, to full relaxation activities such as shopping, light sightseeing, and indulging in the delicious, and fresh seafood and fish cuisine, the city of Portimão has to offer.

You will be bound to love the area of Portimão, whether it be for a weekend escape in the sunny Algarve or settling down in this coastal region of Portugal permanently!

Things To do in Portimão

Museu de Portimão Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts

Museu de Portimão

What used to be a 19th-century fish cannery, is now an ultra modernist, and award-winning museum; showcasing exhibitions in archaeology, underwater findings, and an exhibition recreating fish canning assembly line. A perfect museum to experience with children, learning about the fishing sector.

Praia da Rocha Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts

Praia da Rocha

This wonderful beach is surrounded by cliffs, golden sands, and crystalline waters, this 1 km stretch of beachline is adored by fellow Portuguese and tourists alike, as it not only is a perfect spot for a beach day but it is also is within close proximity of many bars, restaurants, and nightlife! 

Forte de São João do Arade Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts

Forte de São João do Arade

Considered the first fortification in the region of Portimao, a watchtower for the Castle of Arade, located in a hillock, overlooking the left margin of the Portimao estuary of the Arade River, surrounded by two popular beaches, the Praia da Angrinha and Praia Grande.

Portimão Marina Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts

Portimão Marina

The Marina of Portimão is within the Arade River estuary, over 25-hectares of the marina, surrounded by the historical fortress of Santa Catarina, and luxury condominiums with plenty of bars, restaurants, shops. Marina of Portimão has been honoured with a 5 Anchor rating from the International Gold Anchor Awards by the prestigious Yacht Harbour Association of the British Marine Federation. A lovely area to enjoy a stroll on a sunny day!

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Local Information for Portimão

Transportation - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Transportation

Getting around the city of Portimão can be easily made on foot, if you are venturing towards the outskirts of the city, best to grab a taxi, or uber service to get around. It is always best, to wear comfortable shoes while sightseeing through the city, as you may be roaming around all day, especially in the summer season. Portugal has great transportation options with buses and trains that connect you to major cities in the Algarve region, see here for more information.

Weather - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Weather

The Algarve offers 3000 hours of sun per year and a weak average precipitation rate. Winter exists but is normally short, rainy, and soft, with temperatures going from 10ºC (min) to 18ºC (max) on average. Spring is always uncertain in terms of rain, but temperatures normally go from 12ºC (min) to 22ºC (max). 

Summer in the Algarve is long, hot, and dry, extending from the middle of May to the end of September, with temperatures oscillating between 19ºC (min) and 30ºC (max), on average. The interior is much hotter than at the coastline. The highest ever recorded temperature in the Algarve was 44ºC at the Faro Airport region in July 2004. Autumn normally begins with the first rains of October and an average temperature drop to about 16ºC (min) and 25ºC (max).

Restaurants & Bars - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Restaurants & Bars

Portugal may not have had the same media attention as Spain or Italy or France in Europe, but its gastronomy is world renown and all Portuguese locals know the true value of a proper meal paired with the right wine and with the best table with friends and family. The Algarve is no exception. Dive into the local dishes and let yourself be blown away. Here follow a few of our recommendations for a few fantastic dining and bar experiences in Portimão:

Airport - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Airport

The closest airport to Portimão is Faro International Airport (FAO). It is currently the third-largest airport in terms of traffic in Portugal just after Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon) and Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (Porto). Currently, most of the movements registered at the Faro International Airport are due to the large increase in the low-cost connections, increasing its influence in the southwestern corner of the country. To cope with increased traffic, the airport has been expanded and substantially modernized in recent years featuring a track with 2,490 meters of length and 45 of width by which can receive all types of airplanes.

Beaches - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Beaches

The whole Algarve is known for its stunning vivid beaches. This region is blessed with an astonishing coastline of towering cliffs, hidden coves, and vast expanses of pristine sands. There are beaches for anyone: family beaches, sunbathing beaches, and wind-swept beaches for surfers; the most popular beaches within Portimão are: Praia dos Tres Castelos, Praia do Vau, Prais da Rocha, Praia da Marina de Portimão, Praia Grande, Praia do Submarino.

Shopping - Portugal Home - Portugal propety experts Shopping

Shopping in Portimao is amongst the most fun things that you can do on your Algarve trip. For centuries the city's seaside traditions have influenced local craftsmen and in their shops, you find real art pieces. Imaginative shops display ceramics, arts, and decorations created by local designers, while clothes retailers offer sophisticated designer items. The closest major shopping spots in Portimao are Aqua Portimao shopping center and Portimao retail park.

Properties for sale in Portimão

Available
Homes
Alvor
€1,840,000
  • Villa
  • 5 Bed
  • 345m2
  • REF: PW2726
Available
Homes
Portimão
€250,000
  • Apartment
  • 2 Bed
  • REF: LX129
Available
Homes
Portimão
€80,000
  • TownHouse
  • 861 sqm
  • REF: CB-M/05799
Reserved
Developments
Portimão Hotel Portugal property eligible for Golden Visa
Algarve
Reserved
  • 60 Bed
  • 2024
  • REF: PW2754

Thanks to Andrea Leite for the comprehensive and timely updates on the construction progress of the new development we purchased!

Investor from the USA

Ryan was an excellent real estate agent, he really steered me in the right direction based on what I said was important to me. Living in another country, I wasn't as familiar with the city as he is. Where I thought I wanted to live and what I truly wanted were not the same. He took the time to listen and figure out the best spot for me, and we are very happy with it - far more than we would have been elsewhere.

Investor from the USA

The overall experience was great from follow up to After Sales. I would like to give special thanks to Mr. Simon, Ms. Francisca and Ms. Mariana.

Investor from UAE

George Hobson is a pleasant young man, came across as knowledgeable, experienced, hardworking, honest & disciplined; I felt very comfortable in easily making my investment.

Investor from UAE

Luísa is a very understandable person, she knew exactly what we were looking for and even showed us and gave us more choices to pick from. Very professional advice, hospitality and service.

Roshana (Zulfiqar) Mian | Hong Kong

My property advisor, Mathew McGurn, was truly excellent! His knowledge, professionalism and attention to details was much appreciated. He worked hard to not only find a property that fit all my requirements, he negotiated successfully with agents making sure my offer won over other buyers bidding for the same property. In addition, his communication skills, prompt response time and general help with my getting settled in Portugal went above and beyond the normal.

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