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Casa das Portas

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Good Gift Shop

A delightful quirky gift shop full of souvenirs to cater for everyone's needs - arts and crafts... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
davidwilliambarnes
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Very Popular

We were staying in an apartment across the road for a month in March and could easily see how... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
MathanTT
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Two shops, close together in the historic centre of Tavira offering unusual, stylish and ethically sourced gifts from Portugal and around the world. Most importantly a gallery of extraordinary prints of tavira's beautiful doors and windows.
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Rua 5 de Outubro 1 3, Tavira 8800-327, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A delightful quirky gift shop full of souvenirs to cater for everyone's needs - arts and crafts; soaps; dipping oils; throws etc. Jane, the owner, will tell you that her stock is not massed produced and she tries to source it ethically. There are not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hello David, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. As you say, we try very hard to choose hand made, ethically sourced and where possible, fair traded items from Portugal and around the...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were staying in an apartment across the road for a month in March and could easily see how popular this shop is. It is full of nice things that are ideal to take back with you as a souvenir or gift

Date of experience: March 2017
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We hope you'll visit again one day. kind regards from all at Casa das Portas

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to this shop a couple of times. It was a great place to buy gifts for my friends back in the States when visiting southern Portugal. And why lie, I always bought a little something for me too.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we do appreciate it. We hope you'll visit us again one day. kind regards from all at Casa das Portas

Reviewed 13 May 2016

This shop is full of delights, from olive-wood honey drizzlers to large hand-crafted throws, and including wonderful pictures of Tavira doors and windows made by the owner, Jane, herself. Everything is ethically resourced and prices reflect this, but everybody will find something lovely within their...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2016

Thank you John. We're so pleased you like our shop. We take great care in selecting what we sell and love it when customers appreciate our philosophy.

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Is a store with funny articles and super original, but extremely expensive. If you want to buy gifts is not the place, but if you just want a small piece, enjoy and visitMore

Date of experience: February 2016
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Hello Dylan, Thank you so much for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We really appreciate your feedback. With regards to your point about price, we hope our customers understand that we try to source all our stock ethically. Many things we sell...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

We really liked the ceramics and the "door" images are great fun- solved all our holiday postcard requirements. Clever buyer obviously.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

Thank you Tim!

Reviewed 4 February 2016

After reading other tripadvisor comments about the great shopping at this establishment, I was not disappointed. I was able to find souvenirs for almost everyone on my list. If you like one of a kind, arts and crafts, soaps and dipping oils etc. this is...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Jane G, Owner at Casa das Portas, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased you liked our shop on the bridge. Unfortunately our other shop, just a few metres away, was closed for a week or two for repainting when you visited otherwise you would have found...More

Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Having visited visited Tavira on a number of occasions now, this wonderful gift shop is without doubt the best in town. Beautiful gifts and a not a piece of tatt in sight. Can't wait to call in again.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Night_Owl_222
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Fun store to browse at the variety of Portuguese crafts. High quality, very artistic: ceramics, paper products, jewelry, prints and art, some books, and much more. Located near Roman bridge on east side of the river.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

If you need gifts to take home you must go here Jane has some wonderful gifts that would suit every one and very special Some of her own personal work of the doors and handles here in Tavira a must see

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank BusyBlonde2015
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