Alvor offers peace and quiet in a small fishing village setting, while still providing modern holiday facilities. It is one of the most tranquil resorts in the Algarve, attracting a good mix of holidaymaker. Couples and families will love the resort for its combination of the traditional alongside the contemporary.
A major draw of an Alvor holiday is its selection of sandy beaches – perfect for soaking up the sun or for trying out some watersports. Beaches here are ideal for children as they are mostly uncrowded and provide clean, safe conditions.
Away from the beach, activities include golf and horse riding, while sightseers should take in the 13th Century castle ruins.
Evenings in Alvor can be spent enjoying the charms of its quaint village centre. It consists of mostly low-rise buildings and has winding and narrow cobbled streets. Among these alleyways, visitors will find traditional fish restaurants, music bars and souvenir shops.
Faro Airport to Alvor: 2hrs appox