Portimao lies in the western Algarve on the estuary of the Arade river. It is a picturesque town with a thriving tourist industry. With a choice of sandy beaches, a wide variety of water sports, a choice of golf courses and an array of tourist attractions and sightseeing opportunites, it is no surprise that low cost Portimeo holidays have wide appeal. Families, couples and young singles can find all the ingredients they need for an enjoyable break in the sun. Much of the town dates from the mid seventeen hundreds as a massive earthquake caused widespread destruction at that time. Nevertheless, the town has several fine buildings and churches that are worth a visit. Your holiday can be as relaxed or as active as you wish as there is plenty to see and do. A cruise up the river to Silves makes a pleasant excursion.
Portimao's many hotels, apartments and studios provide good quality accommodation that caters for every budget. As always in Portugal, you'll receive a warm and friendly service. Portimao is a fair sized town with many restaurants, bars and pubs. With a daily catch landed in the harbour, fish restaurants are popular. Whether you fancy traditional fare, pub grub, pizza, a curry or fast food, you will always be satisfied. The bars, pubs, discos and clubs combine to provide a very lively nightlife. There are of course, many peaceful enclaves where you can enjoy a romantic meal or a relaxed family evening. Portimao has a great shopping centre and the town centre crowded with with boutiques and specialist shops selling all manner of goods. There is also a popular weekly market.
Low cost Portimao holidays can be taken at any time of year as the winters on the Algarve are pleasantly mild and the summers are hot. With three hundred days of sunshine a year, it has a very benevolent climate. Several budget airlines fly direct from regional airports to Faro. You can check on the Cheekytrip website to see if there are holidays from your local airport. Transfers to the resort take approximately one hour.
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