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Portimao
Travel Guide

Tres Irmaos Beach which includes general coastal views, rugged coastline and a beach

Portimãois a cosmopolitan city with a great selection of restaurants, bars, clubs,shops, a casino and a beautiful marina. It also has one of the best-knownbeaches in the Algarve,the Praia da Rocha.

Portimãois popular not only as a summer destination, but also throughout the year. Somepopular events worth catching are the annual New Year festivities, the PortugalMatch Cup in July (part of the World Match Racing Tour) and the world beachsoccer tournament, Mundialito in March.

Where to stay in Portimao

Hotel Da Rocha
Hotel Da Rocha
4 out of 5
Ave Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao
The price is £89 per night from 1 Jun to 1 Jun
Located in Portimao, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within 1 mi (2 km) of Portimao Harbor and Rocha Beach. Vau Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach are ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (584 reviews)
"Hotel is gorgeous, staff are very nice and gave us a great welcome. Location is perfect and not far from the mall. Limited activities around due to Covid-19 but overall had a good time. Thank you."

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2020

Hotel Da Rocha
Bela Vista Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux
Bela Vista Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux
5 out of 5
Avenida Tomás Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao
The price is £271 per night from 18 May to 18 May
Located in Portimao, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Rocha Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Slide and Splash Water Park and ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (102 reviews)
Great hotel
"Excellent stay. Beautiful hotel, lovely views."

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Bela Vista Hotel & SPA - Relais & Châteaux
AP Oriental Beach
AP Oriental Beach
4 out of 5
Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao
The price is £101 per night from 18 May to 18 May
Nestled on the beach, this Portimao hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Portimao Harbor and Rocha Beach. Vau Beach is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away.
4.4/5Wonderful! (339 reviews)
"Overall, a really good hotel. Location is fantastic, with direct access to the beach. Breakfast was quite good. Would recommend. Things that we found unacceptable for a 4 star hotel: - Check-in - it was a terrible experience. We waited for about 1h, at one point there were 4 other workers looking ..."

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

AP Oriental Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
1 Bedroom Apartment in Jardins da Rocha
1 Bedroom Apartment in Jardins da Rocha
Situated in Portimao, this condo is within a 10-minute walk of Algarve Casino and Rocha Beach. Vau Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach are also within 3 miles (5 ...
1 Bedroom Apartment in Jardins da Rocha
Studio 17 Atlantichotels
Studio 17 Atlantichotels
3 out of 5
Urbanizacao Alto do Quintao, Rua João Simões Tavares - Lote 17, Portimao
Located in the heart of Portimao, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Continente Shopping Center and Rocha Beach. Vau Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach ...
4.1/5Very Good! (192 reviews)
Good place, but used to be much better
"Apart-hotel in a modern building. Decent corona mitigation measures. Located near supermarkets and 15 minutes walking distance to the beach. OK WiFi and TV. Equipped kitchen but no exhaust so it can get smoky and smelly. Every morning very early the roosters across the street will wake you. There ..."

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2021

Studio 17 Atlantichotels
Luna Alvor Bay
Luna Alvor Bay
3 out of 5
Urbanização Torralta, Praia de Alvor, Portimao, Algarve
The price is £59 per night from 1 Jun to 1 Jun
Situated in Portimao, this beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Alvor Beach and Tres Irmaos Beach. Rocha Beach and Vau Beach are also within 3 miles ...
4.4/5Excellent! (469 reviews)
"Very nice touch acknowledging my wife's birthday No sunshine on our balcony Not enough lifts Not enough sun loungers , No sleep for 2 nights because of noise from other apartments"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Luna Alvor Bay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Portimao

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Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

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3 Jan 2020

Lovely place, I have been there six times now and will return

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

18 Dec 2019

PLENTY OF PLACES TO EAT AND A FAIR AMOUNT OF FOOD CHOICE.MOST PLACES LIKE THE AQUA SHOPPING CENTRE ARE WALKABLE,ALBEIT UP THE ODD HILL CATHEDRAL AND MUSEUM IN THE TOWN.

4/5 - Good

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16 Nov 2019

Parts are stunning & parts are very trashy Bit of a ghost town out of season, but that’s ok. ✅

5/5 - Excellent

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3 Nov 2019

Beautiful beach at Praia da Rocha - only 15 minute walk or shuttle bus from hotel

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

14 Oct 2019

Everything was so easy to get to. Transportation was great and hotel were very helpful in giving us directions . We are already looking to book up for next year to meet up with family from ireland ... DEFINITLEY the best place we have ever visited ..

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

10 Oct 2019

Dockside nice. Lots of trips available

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