Faro Airport Transfers to Portimão
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Located on the coast at the mouth of the Rio Arade, this city boomed in the 90s.
Despite the many featureless new buildings, it succeeded in retaining its own atmosphere. This can be ascribed to the fishing boats, which chug past the city center on the Rio Arade to the river harbor. The anchorage is well protected from wind and waves.
With its esplanades, palm trees, yacht marina, pier, cafes and riverside promenade, the town has a hint of the exotic. Take a stroll along it or in the streets behind for an enjoyable experience. Portimão is the shopping hub of the western Algarve, while at the same time very conscious of its cultural responsibility.
This comes across in an especially pronounced manner in its culinary culture. In May, the city’s top restaurants play host to ‘Culinary Week’ drawing in gourmands from all over to savour and critique typical Algarve fare.
In August holiday makers pour in for the famous Festival da Sardinha.
What to eat in Portimão?
Portimão is full of authentic Portuguese restaurants, don’t miss to try local foods such like sardines, potatoes and salad, fresh sardines, fished by local fisherman’s every day from the sea. You can’t miss the fresh fish, eating in ,the hardest part it’s to find where to eat.
Here it’s what we think, the best restaurants in Portimão:
- Petisqueira ‘O Rodrigues’ ( click to read Tripadvisor reviews )
- Restaurante F – Food & Wine ( Praia da Rocha ) ( click to read Tripadvisor reviews )
The beaches on both sides of the mouth of the Rio Arade have fine golden sand, are expansive and are protected from waves. The Praia da Rocha beach is one of Portugal’s most well known and the flagship of the Algarve. Wooden pathways have been laid out along the entire beach. To the west are smaller bays with magnificent beaches: Praia dos Três Castelos, Praia do Amado and Praia dos Careanos.
Followed by the ever-popular Praia do Vau and Praia do Alemão, you reach the next beach, Praia do Caniço by taking the lift that has been built into the rock ( at the Prainha resort ). During low tide you can go on foot to the neighboring Praia dos Três Irmãos that extends into the vast Alvor – a beach that goes on for kilometers.
Here is a list of the hotels where Faro Airport Transfers Algarve take more customers to Portimão:
- Tivoli Marina Portimão
- Oceano Atlântico Apartments
- Mar a Vista Hotel
- Clube Praia Mar
- Hotel Luar
- Hotel Jupiter
- Vista Marina
- Private villas
How to travel between Faro Airport and Portimão?
There are different ways to get to Portimão. Most of them are not so safe and cheap as booking with us. For example, if you decide to get a taxi at the airport most of the times of the year there´s a long queue and the worst part, it’s more expensive.
The easiest way to get to Portimão is to pre-book your private transfer online. Why?
On the arrival
Your driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals with the sign with your name. We will track your flight time, in case your flight is delayed we will reschedule your pickup at no extra cost.
He will transport you directly from Faro airport to Portimão. You can decide when to pay, in advance or on arrival in cash or card.
It will transport you directly to the airport without any extra stop or strangers on board.
On the return, your driver will be waiting for you at your Hotel reception, on the day and time previously agreed.
What’s the Travel Time between Faro Airport and Portimão?
The travel time between Faro airport and Portimão is around 60 minutes.
What’s the distance between Faro Airport and Portimão?
The distance between the Portimão and Faro airport is around 74 km.
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