We caught the road train from old town & got off here just to check it out. we had been told by one of the locals to visit in the day & not at night. I imagine ti gets very rowdy at night as there are lots of bars & clubs here. We ate at the Indian restaurant here &...
Didn't mind gangs of young lads and girls getting drunk,that's fine,didn't like groups of men in their 50's and 60's on "golf trips" with big beer bellies sleazily trying to pick up girls old enough to be their grand daughters.
We were staying nearer the old town which we loved, but we visited the strip once during the day.
It's just a narrow street full of tat shops and English bars.
Not for us,but the younger crowd would probably love it in the evenings.
People complain its noisy, full of lively young people and full of restaurants and bars. Well it is was it is, if you don't like that sort of thing holiday elsewhere but even at the age of 63 I still enjoy the atmosphere and life going on there. We ate out there 4 times during our stay and occasionally take...
Its quite simple If You like to Drink, Loud Music and to be surrounded by like minded people this is the place for you. I doubt there is a 'scrap' of authentic Portugal anywhere On the Strip. Truly a local 'HotSpot' and very much aimed at the 'drinking crowd'
We only went there to meet up with a friend and would never go back! Everything you associate with the worst Brits abroad behaviour, couldn't get back to the old town fast enough - sure it's great for young groups of mates wanting to get totally blotto and stay up all night!