Night amusement in Portugal
A diverse range of bars Portugal also has to offer are certain to cater to almost any taste. Algarve, in particular, offers a rich selection of Irish and English pubs, for example, in order to cater to its numerous tourists from the UK.
The Strip, located in Albufeira, is one of the most popular spots in Portugal for partying and bar crawling, where you can spend your whole day, and night, going from one bar to another.
If you like drinking and lounging on warm summer days and nights, we highly recommend you visit Nikki Beach in either Vilamoura or Portimao.
A wide range of bars and clubs can also be found in Lisbon, and if this appeals to your taste, we highly recommend you visit Bairro Alto in our capitol. This is a particularly good area for some bar-hopping as it has everything to offer, from sleek, prestigious establishments to relaxing and cozy taverns.
From fine dining to fast food chains, Portugal has everything to offer. So whatever your culinary desires are, you are guaranteed to be able to fulfill them anywhere in Portugal.
It goes without saying, that Portugal also has a wide range of traditional restaurants, where you can experience authentic Portuguese cuisine and culture.
French, Italian, Indian, German, and British restaurants can also be found almost anywhere in Portugal.
Thanks to its proximity to the ocean, Portugal also has an elaborate marine-based cuisine, resulting in a rich offer of fish restaurants, where you will have the opportunity the most delicious fresh fish, as well as a wide variety of other sea food.
Due to its warm, mild climate, Portugal is a perfect place for those late night dinners outside. To find a perfect dining spot, we suggest a light stroll along the beach, the marina, or the main street of your area and let the smell, sounds, and the atmosphere of Portugal guide you.
Folk Music and Dance
If you are interested in experiencing more of traditional Portuguese nightlife, we highly recommend you look for places that play authentic fado music and offer regional folk dance performances.
The dance performances are usually accompanied with music played on acoustic instruments, and provide a peaceful and pleasant evening entertainment experience.
If you find yourself in Lisbon, for this specific type of entertainment we suggest you visit Bairro de Alfama or Bairro Alto areas. These neighborhoods are renowned for some of the finest Fado cafes in the city, and are nationally famous areas for listening to the traditional Fado.