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Praia da Rocha
This beach is very well known and popular with national and foreign tourists, with approximately three kilometers of fine and clear sand. The waterfront has a lot of nightlife, many restaurants, bars and a casino.
Marina de Portimão
This Marina was built in the inlet of the Arade River and has the capacity to house 620 large vessels. It has a nice shopping and leisure area and the Passeio Ribeirinho, on the south front, which is a great option for strolling. In this place you can practice several activities, such as diving, boat trips, sailing, Dolphin Seafaris (maritime fauna observation), among others.
Avenida Tomás Cabreira, 4
Rectangular fortress with a turret at each angle, based on a high and steep rock. Inside there is a small chapel in honor of Santa Catarina. It works as access to the beach/marina of Portimão through a staircase and provides beautiful views over the sea and the marina.
8500, Mexilhoeira Grande
Roman villa with two peristyles, one hexagonal and the other square, both with tiled floors. One of the great attractions of this place is the existence of polychrome mosaics, with geometric motifs. This station provided materials from the 1st to the 2nd century.
Rua da Igreja
The Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church was built at the end of the 15th century, damaged by the 1755 earthquake, and then rebuilt in the 18th century. A new reconstruction in the 19th century gave it the current configuration. Of the original building, the Gothic portal with gilded capitals and gargoyle stands out.
Rua D. Carlos I
Museum installed in an old large canning factory, the Fábrica Féu Hermanos. Permanent exhibitions focus on the factory's classical and industrial archeology, while temporary exhibitions are usually related to photography and painting. The Museum's assets are made up of industrial and ethnographic heritage, namely the canning industry, shipbuilding, fishing, stowage, lithography, foundry, tinsmithing, smoke-dried, transport, among others.
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Avenida Tomás Cabreira - Bela Vista Hotel & Spa
8500-802, Praia da Rocha
O chef João Oliveira tem tido carta-branca da administração do Bela Vista Hotel & Spa para as suas experiências na cozinha, e estas já foram premiadas com uma Estrela Michelin. O Vista combina o requinte e a alta cozinha com a serenidade da Praia da Rocha, com as estrelas principais a serem os ingredientes, reinventados à imagem do chef. Já a ementa é inspirada na cozinha nacional e mediterrânica.
Aeródromo Municipal de Portimão
Este centro de paraquedismo utiliza um avião de turbina a 15000 pés (4600m), oferecendo uma das maiores altitudes para paraquedismo no país, com magníficas vistas sobre a Costa Algarvia.
Rua Serpa Pinto
Camping Alvor-Dourada, located in the traditional fishing village of Alvor, is a green space that has all the conditions to enjoy your holidays or weekends. The Park offers various possibilities for accommodation, or camping in the free zone or, if you prefer something more comfortable, bungalows, apartments and rooms for rent. Its main points of interest the Ria de Alvor nature reserve and the chapel of St. John the Baptist.