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The Algarve coastline is dotted with hidden coves and white-sand beaches, and it’s only a short leap of imagination to see pirates cruising the waters in days gone by. This Pirate Ship Leãozinho bbq cruise takes you back to those swashbuckling days, so hoist anchor and set sail for the Atlantic Ocean! Swim in crystal-clear waters, enjoy a day on the water with lunch included, and admire sweeping views along the shores of the Algarve.
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Q8020EDwendyr wrote a review Mar 2020
Wellesley, Canada19 contributions6 helpful votes
The pottery is very good quality, but very expensive. Enjoyed watching two women painting the pottery by hand. Many items available. Decor is beautiful if you like the blues and whites. The little cafe was a highlight. Good food, well priced.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Lesterbeach wrote a review Feb 2020
Winnipeg, Canada4,221 contributions505 helpful votes
One of the famous pottery stores in the Algarve. Most pottery is painted in the north but this simply styled pottery is painted on site. Nice attached cafe/ restaurant. Beautiful gardens. A section of seconds at reduced prices.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Olariamajolica, Manager at Porches Pottery
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Hi Lester, thank you for your positive review. We have one little correction, all of our pottery - every piece - is painted right here in Porches by our artists, and always has been. For fifty years, we have specialised in painting a wide array of pieces from large decorative pots, tile murals of any scale, to colourful wall plates and a full collection of functional table ware. All of which are hand painted by us right here. There are many other shops, both nearby and further afield, that stock wares from elsewhere - but not us. We are so pleased you had a good visit, thank you for taking the time to write a nice review, and we hope to see you again soon.
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DivaTravel wrote a review Feb 2020
Ottawa, ON189 contributions103 helpful votes
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What a lovely place. Unlike many other pottery shops in the area, this one is set up like a fancy gallery; with local artists on site; you can watch them hand-painting pieces in a studio area. Parents, please be aware that this shop is not set up to be ideal for small or
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Olariamajolica, Manager at Porches Pottery
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Thank you DivaTravel, for your kind, lovely review. The shop can probably be a bit daunting with little children, but of course they are always welcome! There are always frogs in the pond or treats in the café! In fact, having been here now for over fifty years, we love that some of our best clients now are the grandchildren of our earliest clients, and that they remember their childhood holidays with visits to the pottery. Hope to see you again soon, and all the best.
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A.Z. wrote a review Feb 2020
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I didn't visit them in person (definitely thinking of going there one day) but ordered a hand-painted plaque online. The process was simple and user-friendly. When the plaque arrived, the workmanship was wonderful, just as I expected, but the artist had made a minor mistake
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Olariamajolica, Manager at Porches Pottery
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Dear Artur, thank you so much for your kind review. We love to hear from our online customers, we are delighted that you had a good experience and I will be sure pass on your message to the artist. We hope you can visit in person some day.
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SnowdropGinger wrote a review Feb 2020
Holyhead, United Kingdom173 contributions41 helpful votes
We looked up the Porches Pottery online before making the short car trip from Carvoeiro. I already had prior knowledge that the Porches area was well known for pottery. We had a look around and bought 4 small handpainted bowls. Be aware these are much more expensive than the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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