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Portugal offers an array of shopping, whether you are a shopaholic or just look for holiday souvenirs, Portugal has it all, from local markets to excellent shopping malls housing chic boutiques. Traditional Portuguese goods can be found almost anywhere, most notable is the magnificent Portuguese crystal, beautiful hand painted ceramics, excellent quality leather goods (particularly shoes and of course anything made out of cork, even cork umbrellas!

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Local Markets

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Loulé Market

The picturesque market town of Loule holds a daily morning market from Monday till Saturday’s in the Arabian style market hall on Praça da República and every Saturday has its famous Saturday morning gypsy market at Rua Nossa Senhora da Piedade. 

Quarteira Market

Every Wednesday between 09:00 - 14:30 at Fonte Santa (Catarina da Font do Bispo).

Faro (Estoi) Market

The market in Estoi takes place every second Sunday of the month at close to the Mercado Abastecedor. Open 08:00 - 14:00. 

Lagos

There is a weekly general market every saturday at the Bus station between 08:00 - 14:00.

Olhão

Olhão has the largest fish and fruit market in the Algarve, and is definitely worth a visit every Tuesday to Saturday between 08:00 - 13:00 at the marina.

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Shopping

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Algarve Shopping

Located in Guia, just outside Albufeira, Algarve shopping is a large shopping mall and cinema complex where you can find many well known shops and an excellent supermarket. It also has an excellent food court. Map

Faro Shopping

Forum Algarve is similar to Algarve shopping and has an array of shops, restaurants and a multiplex cinema. Ideally located close to Faro airport.  Map

Quinta Shopping

Quinta shopping is located in Quita do Lago before the main entrance by thehe main roundabout. It is an exclusive enclave of designer boutiques and elegant restaurants. Map

Faro Old Town (Baixa de Faro)

The old town in Faro is a quant shopping area located near the marina, with  cobbled streets and old buildings. It has a good selection of shops and restaurants. Map

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Supermarkets

There is an abundance of supermarkets and mini mercados in the Algarve with in house bakeries, butchers and a vast selection of both Portuguese and international produce. Read more

Apolonia Supermarkets

Almancil Supermarket

Avenida 5 de Outubro, 271, 8135-853 Almancil
Tel: 289 351 440

www.apolonia.com

Jafers Supermarket Vilamoura

Loja 1 - Aldeia do Mar

Av. Tivoli - Vilamoura
8125-410 Quarteira

Algarve

Tel: 289 323 896

www.jafers.com

Jumbo Hypermarket Faro

Located in the Forum Algarve shopping centre near Faro. One of the benefits Jumbp offers is a home delivery service, so you can order before you arrive in Portugal.

Tel: 707 200 333

www.jumbo.pt

Continente

Located in Algarve Shopping

www.continente.pt

Other large Supermarket chains

www.intermarche.pt

www.pingodoce.pt

www.alisuper.pt

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Restaurants

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Açoteias

Al Quimia  ( Epic Sana Hotel)

Mediterranean

Pinhal do Concelho, Praia da Falésia

Tel: +351 289 104 300

A Lagosteira

Mediterranean /  Seafood

Estrada  das Açoteias

Tel: +351 289 501 679

S. Martino

Italian

Tel. Açoteias: +351 289 516 703

Tel. Olhos D'Água: +351 289 588 271

Pinhal do António

Mediterranean /  Seafood

Roja Pé

Tel: +351 289 501 387

Flor do Mar

Portuguese /  Seafood

Pinhal do Concelho, Praia da Falésia

Tel: +351 289 502 259

Albufeira

Restaurant A Ruína

Portuguese / Seafood

Tel: +351 289 512 094

Almancil

Henrique Leis

Michelin  * Fine dinning

Vale Formoso, Almancil

Tel: + 351 289 393 438

Pequeno Mundo

French cuisine

Apartado 3618, Almacil

Tel: + 351 289 399 866

Galé

Vila Joya   

Michelin  * *  Fine dinning

Vila Joya Hotel

Tel: +351 289 591 795

Guia

Ramires Franguinho à Guia

Chicken Piri piri

Rua 25 Abril, 14

Tel:+351 289 561 232

Lagoa

Ocean

Michelin  * * Fine dining

Villa Vita Hotel

Rua Anneliese Pohl

Tel: + 351 289 394 521

Olhos de Água

La Cigale

Portuguese / Seafood

Praia de Olhos de Água

Tel: +351 289 501 637

Passaro Azul

Portuguese / Seafood

Praia de Olhos de Água

Tel: +351 289 502 852

O Caixote

Portuguese / Seafood

Quinta do Pavia

Tel:+351 289 501 003

Quinta do Lago

São Gabriel     

Michelin  * Fine dinning

Estrada Quinta do Lago – Vale do Lobo

Tel: +351 289 394 521

Gusto ( Conrad Algarve Hotel )

Fine dining

Estrada da Quinta do Lago

Tel: +351 289 350 793

Louro ( Conrad Algarve Hotel )

Portuguese culinary

Estrada da Quinta do Lago

Tel: +351 289 350 700

Thai Garden

Authentic Thai cuisine

Estrada da Quinta do Lago- Vale do Lobo

Tel: +351 289 394 521

Alambique

Steakhouse

Estrada da Quinta do Lago

Tel: +351 289 394 579

Julias

Excellent seafood

Praia do Garrão – Vale do Garrão

Tel: +351 289 396 512

2 Passos

Mediterranean and Regional food

Praia do Anção,

Tel: +351 289 396 435

Gigi Praia

International / Seafood

Praia da Quinta do Lago

Tel: +351 964 045 178

Vale do Lobo

Casa do Campo

Fine dinning

Rua do Comércio 56,  Almancil

Tel: +351 289 399 109  

Paixa

Fine dining ( tapas)

Quadradinhos Lote 52

Tel: +351 289 394 699

Parrilla Natural

Steakhouse

Estrada Vale do Lobo

Tel:+351 289 350 040

Gourmet Natural

Steakhouse

Estrada Vale do Lobo

Tel: +351 289 355 271

Sushi Ya

Japanese fusion

Rua do Comércio 56, Almancil

Tel: +351 289 399 614

Vilamoura

Willie`s   

Michelin  * Fine dinning

Rua do Brazil 2

Tel: +351 289 380 849

Mayflower

International cuisine

Marina Vilamoura, Loja 30/34

Tel: + 351 289 314 690

Akvavit

French / Internacional cuisine

Edifício Vilamarina, Loja 4

Tel: + 351 289 314 690

Don Alfonso

International cuisine

Rua do Clube Náutico. Edf. Pateos da Marina, loja1/2

Tel:+ 351 289 312 688

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Spas

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Acoteias

EXPERIENCE WELLNESS SPA

Sheraton Pine Cliffs Spa & Golf Hotel

Tel: +351 289 500 300

E-mail: Experience.Wellness@luxurycollection.com.

SAYANNA WELLNESS SPA

Epic Sana Hotel

Tel: +351 289 104 530

E-mail: algarve@sayannawellness.com

Albufeira

REAL SPA THALASSO

Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort Hotel & Spa

Tel: +351 289 598 000

E-mail:  info.grse@grandereal.com

JOY JUNG SPA

Vila Joya Hotel

Tel: +351 289 591 795

E-mail: info@vilajoya.com

Lagoa

VILA VITA VITAL SPA

Vila Vita Park Resort & Spa

Tel:+351 282 310 100

E-mail: frontoffice@vilavitaparc.com

TALASSOTHERAPY CENTER & SPA

Vila Lara Thalassa Resort

Tel:+ 351 282 320 000

E-mail: reservas@vilalararesort.com

Quinta do Lago & Vale do Lobo

ROYAL SPA

Vale do Lobo Resort

Tel:+351 289 353 480

E-mail: wellness@vdl.pt

SPA

Quinta do Lago Hotel

Tel: +351 289 350 350

E-mail: info@quintadolagohotel.com

CONRAD SPA

The Conrad Hilton Hotel

Tel: +351 289 350 831

E-mail: conradalgarve.spa@conradhotels.com

SPA

Ria Park Hotel & Spa

Tel: +351 289 359 800

E-mail: info@riaparkhotels.com

Vilamoura

ANGSANA SPA by Banyan Tree

Tivoli Marina Hotel

Tel: +351 289 303777

E-mail: spa-vilamoura@angsana.com

ELEMENTS SPA by Banyan Tree

Tivoli Victoria Hotel

Tel: +351 289 317 400

E-mail: ElementsSpa-Victoria@angsana.com

7SEVEN SPA

Hilton Hotel

Tel: +351 289 320 950

E-mail: recepcao7spa@7-spa.com

THE LAKE SPA

The Lake Resort

Tel: +351 289 320 700

E-mail: info@thelakeresort.com

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