Tourists planning on taking a trip to the Algarve will find there is so much to do on their holiday they may not have time to do and see everything in just one trip. Once cheap flights to Faro airport have been booked and Faro airport taxis have taken tourists to their hotels in Algarve they will discover the beautiful beaches, amazing dining options and shopping malls in Algarve.
Once tourists find themselves settled into their hotels they will want to venture out and explore the area. The Faro airport taxis will be able to provide necessary information on the local shopping malls in Algarve and can even take them from hotels in Algarve to the shopping malls.
Shopping malls have been popping up all over the Algarve region and offer a wide variety of necessities and novelties for locals and tourists alike. The Algarve Shopping mall is located in Guia right by Albufeira. It is easily accessible by the A22 motorway or the EN125 road. This is by far one of the best shopping malls in the Algarve region.
AlgarveShopping features many top stores that shoppers seek out such as Zara and Massimo Duti. This open air shopping mall allows for shoppers to take advantage of the beautiful weather that is local to the Algarve region. The AlgarveShopping mall also has an impressive food court that is comprised of popular food chains such as McDonalds, KFC and Pizza Hut. In addition to the fast food options the food court has other dining locations as well. There are a total of thirty restaurants for shopping mall guests to select from.
AlgarveShopping features entertainment such as “the RocknBowl” fun center. This bowling alley also has fun games like air hockey. There is a cinema at this open air shopping mall that plays movies in both Portuguese and English. Parents who want to shop without their children present will enjoy taking advantage of the child care center that accommodates children from 2 to 12 years of age. Professional child care experts will care for shoppers’ kids while keeping them entertained in the Bichinhos Carpinteiros Playground.
Another top rated shopping center is the Forum Algarve which is located on the airport side of Faro. When tourists book cheap flights to Faro airport they can then save the extra money to use towards shopping at this large open air shopping mall. This shopping center boasts high end brands such as Zara, Pull & Bear and many more. In addition to high end shopping, the Forum Algarve has several children’s specialty stores, a supermarket and many home decor stores. As far as entertainment is concerned, the Forum Algarve has a 9 screen Cinemax cinema and during the winter months the mall puts up an impressive ice skating rink for guests to enjoy.
Two smaller but accommodating shopping malls in the Algarve area are the malls in Olhao and Portimao. The shopping mall in Olhao opened in 2009 and is just east of Faro. It is a three story shopping mall with more than 70 stores and 13 dining options. There is also a multi-screen cinema. The mall in Portimao consists of 58 retail stores that are spread out over 4 levels. Dining options are limited at the mall in Portiamo, the food court consists of a proper restaurant, a few cafes and some fast food options such as Burger King and Pizza Hut. With so many shopping options available, shoppers in the Algarve region will have no problem finding their desired products as well as entertainment. Enjoy your stay in Portugal!