You thought craft beer and food trucks were only an urban phenomenon? Not so! In the Algarve, you can sip artisan beer, snack on street food and hang with hipsters at Ground 864.
Hip, romantic, urban and cool rooftop terrace in Faro? Indeed! The Restaurante Ria Formosa and Cosmopolitan Rooftop Terrace at the Hotel Faro sit four floors above the Praça D. Francisco Gomes.
This is our list of the coolest Algarve bars, lounges, discos and nightclub. In the list are trendy lounges, beach bars, and late night discos. Schedules will vary throughout the season. And, most clubs have themed party nights.
Classic and chic? Or trendy and cool? Your personal style is important to the way you are perceived in the world and necessary for the way you feel about yourself. Fashion and shoes are key to this expression!...
A cool place to hang, nibble, sip and chat in Faro. It’s the Aperitivo Bar on Rua Conselheiro in the Baixa (the old town) of the city. Stop in for an after-work beer…a glass of wine and chat with friends…or late night cocktail. Aperitivo is the spot to satisfy your “appetite” for life.
Faz Gostos was one of the first Algarvian restaurants we featured on Portugal Confidential. Recently, we returned to the restaurant in the historic old town of Faro to find that popularity has not diminished nor has the quality of delicious international and Portuguese cuisine. Prominent locals as well as foreign tourists book in...
In the Algarve, good sushi is a rarity, with only a few reputable spots spread out across the region. So, we are happy to learn about a new Japanese restaurant that not only serves delicious sushi, but also delivers a delightful dish of architectural design. Sushi Pearl, on Avenida da Republica in Faro, is hip and cool, fun and yummy.
Who would think that one of Portugal’s most pristine beaches would be just at the foot of one of the country’s busiest communities? Ilha Deserta (Deserted Island), in the Algarve near the city of Faro, is a welcome respite from other crowded, popular beaches across the region. And, the adventure to reach it enhances the uniqueness of this must-visit beach.