travel42 Port Guide: Portimao

Portimao travel42 Port of Call Guide

A small, colorful town on the southern coast of Portugal, Portimao offers visitors access to sunny beaches and wonderful, fresh seafood. The town center is a contemporary mixture of centuries old, low-slung buildings intermixed with high rises adorned in pastel colors. Shops and bars are crowded around the town center, and visitors would be remiss to not try one of the many excellent seafood restaurants.

Located slightly outside of town, Praia de Rocha is the most popular beach in the area. B...

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