Fulfil your designer shopping desires at Quinta Shopping arcade. Part-mall, part-village, this tasteful outlet features over 50 boutiques and numerous designer brands. Even if you’re not splashing the cash, an iced coffee in the piazza - overlooking the Spanish-style architecture - is always time well spent.
For a spree without the hefty price tag, Mar Shopping Algarve houses many of the big boys of high street fashion. There’s also a whopping 8,000 square metres of outside space which, during the summer months, comes alive with open-air concerts.
Pingo Doce, one of Portugal’s largest chains, has a well-stocked supermarket in Quinta do Lago selling all the foodie essentials you need to fill your fridge. Plus, bonus treats like local cheeses and super fresh seafood.