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Pleasant area

Good place to stroll around. Near to the main beach and there is a good view to be had, across the... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
aberdeenangler
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
For the best viewing in Portimao

This is a small fort built around the 1620's and quite well preserved. It was designed to guard the... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2016
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
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Feb 2, 2018
“Pleasant area”
Oct 19, 2017
“calm relaxing area to visit”
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Good place to stroll around. Near to the main beach and there is a good view to be had, across the port and out to sea, from what looks like an old port here.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank aberdeenangler
Reviewed October 19, 2017

this is one of the relaxed parts of the area, lovely area with nice view of beach and harbour , some nice reastaraunts and coffe bars are well placed and you can sit and daydream while looking over the river and admiring the private boats...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Bryan G
Reviewed January 6, 2017

In the village of Almancil, not far from Faro, is the incredible Baroque church of Saint Laurence, which after the terribly destructive Lisbon earthquake of 1755 was repaired and beautified with an incredible gilded altar and altarpiece and more remarkably, the entire inside is decorated...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Handmaidofthor
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Really really nice.Fantastic view! Those colourful hotels,the boats,the ocean,Santa Catarina's Fort ,everything there...beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank traveller76887
Reviewed April 12, 2016

This is a small fort built around the 1620's and quite well preserved. It was designed to guard the entrance to the harbour along with the fort on the other side of the river at Ferragudo. Great spot for viewing as you can look both...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Good view at the river and the ocean. Further it is nice to look at incoming boats. From here it is possible to start a board walk along the beach of praia da rocha. A restaurant is available nearby.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank rofekamp
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