This old fisherman village today is one of the most renowned cities in the Algarve that attracts thousands of tourists every year to enjoy the magnificent beaches that surround it.
The fish caught every day is then served in typical food restaurants. From fresh fish to shellfish, the only difficulty will be choosing in which establishment you plan to eat your meal. Here you can taste the best gastronomy typical of the area. If you prefer, you can buy fresh fish at the fish market, open from Monday to Saturday and cook in the comfort of your own home.
Apart from the fish market, on Wednesdays there is also the clothing market, where you can find everything at a very affordable price.
As it is a city, all the amenities you need are accessible without having to travel too much. From local commerce with varied offers, banks, pharmacies and supermarkets.
Throughout the year, Quarteira invests in culture and entertainment. Here, there are several activities such as the well-known Popular Marches, Carnival, Halloween, sports activities, small markets, etc.
Activity companies / tourist animation, also have to offer unforgettable days with water activities or adventure and nature. You can find these companies, a bit throughout the city.
During the summer evenings, take a walk along the “Calçadão”, next to the beach. Eat an ice cream, listen to the live band playing in the restaurant, and take the opportunity to buy an item you saw in one of the stores you just crossed. You can also sit on a coffee seafront, have a drink and enjoy the magnificent sunset.
Come to Quarteira, bring friends and family and have a coffee by the beach or take a dip in the mild waters and enjoy the Algarve summer sun. Savor and know what this city has to offer.