Shop - for Sale - Encosta da Marina, Portimão, Algarve.
Shop for sale in Portimão on Encosta da Marina. Close to sea and the city centre. Portimão is a Portuguese city in the District of Faro, region and sub-region of the Algarve, with about 40,000 inhabitants. The city centre is situated about 1.2 miles from the sea and is an important fishing and tourism centre. It is home to a municipality with 182.06 km2 of area and 55,614 inhabitants (2011), subdivided into 3 parishes. The municipality is bordered to the north by the municipality of Monchique, to the east by Silves and Lagoa and to the west by Lagos; to the south, it has coastline sits in the Atlantic Ocean. In 1924, namely December 11, the 'new village' is elevated to the city by the then President of the Portuguese Republic, Manuel Teixeira Gomes. After the peak and fall of the canning industry in the 1950s to 1970s, the city observed a model of development of a tourist center, like the rest of the Algarve, presenting a wide offer in hotels, restaurants and local commerce. It has become a popular holiday destination, mainly due to the famous Praia da Rocha, and is also considered a city with great potential for lovers of thick fishing (e.g. swordfish), among other water sports such as jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing, diving and underwater fishing. In recent years, the mouth of the Arade River has been the scene of major events. It is also the place of the Portuguese competition of the international Formula 1 championship in motorcycles. Portimão is today a reference municipality in the Algarve. Anchor pole of the Algarve Windward, is distinguished by its tourist offer, its pulsar and dynamism, very own, and by a diversity of activities that make your day-to-day lived, at various levels, intensely and marked by a rhythm that is maintains throughout the year. Currently, Portimão is the 3rd port at the national level (just behind Lisbon and Funchal), which more passengers receive from cruise ships, thus reinforcing quality tourism in a municipality characterized by mass tourism. Headquarters of the Hospital Center of the Algarve Windwind and the International Racetrack of the Algarve, a city with capacity for evolution and services, headquarters of the regional sports direction of the Algarve, the largest multipurpose south of the Tagus, are some of the examples of the importance portimão represents for the Algarve. Ref.: 4370 #ref:NU_4370