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Portimao hotels and places to stay

Plaza Real Atlantichotels
3 out of 5
Sitio dos Castelos, Rotunda do Vau, Praia da Rocha, Portimao
The price is £47 per night
1.14 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (60 reviews)
Very nice apartment. Great location.

"Very pleasant hotel. Very friendly and well-appointed."…"

Reviewed on 13 May 2017

Plaza Real Atlantichotels
Alvor Baia Resort Hotel
4 out of 5
Estrada do Alvor, Galo Loiro, Portimao
The price is £99 per night
2.6 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (83 reviews)
Sufficient for overnight stay

"Comfortable hotel that’s actually an all inclusive resort. We only stayed for one night during a short trip to Faro from Lisbon to Seville, but found the hotel to have everything we needed. The room was clean, although the beds were a bit hard and uncomfortable. Wifi worked well and room was equipped ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

Alvor Baia Resort Hotel
Jardim do Vau
4 out of 5
Praia do Vau, Portimao
The price is £114 per night
1.78 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (67 reviews)

"Good location next to the beach and restaurants. Property well maintained, good staff and excellent facilities including library, gym, shop, swimming pool, restaurant. Rooms cleaned to a high standard every day. Staff helpful and friendly. I cannot fault it."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Jardim do Vau
Jupiter Algarve Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Faro
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night
1.29 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (501 reviews)


Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Jupiter Algarve Hotel
Jupiter Marina Hotel - Couples & SPA
4 out of 5
Estrada da Rocha 2, Portimao, Faro
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0.62 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (160 reviews)

"Excellent location - lovely hotel - friendly and efficient staff"…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Jupiter Marina Hotel - Couples & SPA
Clube Praia do Vau 17 by Atlantichotels
3 out of 5
Rua João Pinto Delgado, Edificio Clube Praia Vau 17, Portimao
The price is £35 per night
1.62 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)

"De los dos ascensores sólo funcionaba uno y el otro sin iluminación interior. Tanto de día como de noche a oscura. Y no había a quien protestar.?"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Clube Praia do Vau 17 by Atlantichotels
Pestana Dom João II Hotel Beach & Golf Resort
4 out of 5
Praia De Alvor, Portimao
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3.05 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (320 reviews)
Nearly a 5*

"This hotel is in a beautiful setting and the inside is just as good. The only criticism I have, is that the corridors leading to the bedrooms really need to be redecorated! Orange carpet, dark wood, and a bad smell isn't going to leave a good impression. It's a shame because the rooms and the common ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Pestana Dom João II Hotel Beach & Golf Resort
Algarve Race Resort Hotel
5 out of 5
Sitio Do Escampadinho,Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao, Faro
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £93 per night
8.81 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (37 reviews)
Great hotel

"Very nice hotel, nice & kind staff, awesome facilities"…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

Algarve Race Resort Hotel
Morgado Golf & Country Club
4 out of 5
Morgado do Reguengo Resort, Portimao
The price is £97 per night
4.52 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (260 reviews)

"Liked the peaceful location and the willingness of the vast majority of staff to make our stay enjoyable, especially Pepe in the Restaurant. Didn't like the fact that our room was nearly 2 hours late being ready when we arrived. After much prevarication the receptionist eventually told us it was ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Morgado Golf & Country Club
Apartment - 1 Bedroom with WiFi - 107980
3.5 out of 5
R. do Oceano Atlântico 4, Portimao, Portimao
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0.97 mi from city centre
Apartment - 1 Bedroom with WiFi - 107980
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Visiting Portimao

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Portimao, and visitors give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its golf courses, casinos and spas. Around the area, top sights include Rocha Beach, Meia Praia Beach and Marinha Beach.

  • There are 739 hotels and other accommodation options in Portimao
  • The closest major airport is in Portimao (PRM), 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), 32.2 mi (51.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Portimao

The city is notable for landmarks like Alvor Boardwalk, Jesuit College Church and Fort of Santa Catarina. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Rocha Beach, Vau Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach. Top activities include exploring the waterfront and golfing, while Portimao Marina, Algarve International Autodrome Raceway and Portimao Arena are favourite sights to visit.

Top places to visit around the area include Meia Praia Beach, located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Marinha Beach, which is 7.5 mi (12 km) away.

Getting around Portimao

With so many ways to get around, seeing all of Portimao is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Portimao Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the local marina.

Dressing for Portimao

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 20°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 8°C
  • From April to June, the average is 28°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 29°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 25°C as the daytime average and 9°C as the night-time average
  • Portimao gets about 672.60 millimetres of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 29°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 9°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Portimao?
Hotel Da Rocha is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 2-minute walk from Rocha Beach. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Hotel Algarve Casino and Alvor Baia Resort Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Portimao, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Portimao.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Portimao?
Based on reviews, Hotel Made Inn is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Jupiter Algarve Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Portimao?
Tivoli Marina Portimao is a top 4-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Hotel Algarve Casino is another choice for your stay with the kids. Also, attractions in the area such as Zoomarine and Slide and Splash Water Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday to Portimao?
Jupiter Algarve Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a poolside bar.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Portimao?
Alvor Baia Resort Hotel is a 4-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good choices for your holiday include Yellow Alvor Garden and Pestana Delfim Beach & Golf Hotel.
What's the best LGBT-friendly hotel in Portimao?
Mirachoro III is a top 3-star aparthotel for LGBT guests, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchenettes.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Portimao?
Santa Isabel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Portimao?
Hotel Da Rocha is a top 3-star beach aparthotel with 2 outdoor pools and a poolside bar. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Penina Hotel & Golf Resort and Hotel Algarve Casino. Head to Rocha Beach or Vau Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Portimao?
Morgado Golf & Country Club is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hotel Oriental - Adults Only and Bela Vista Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique hotel in Portimao?
Pestana Alvor South Beach is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a poolside bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, also consider Bela Vista Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux.
What's the best hotel if you want to visit the local casinos in Portimao?
Hotel Luar is a 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and an outdoor pool, and it’s a top choice near the casinos. Other good options to try your luck include Hotel Da Rocha and Jupiter Algarve Hotel.

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