The picturesque fishing village of Alvor has a rich history dating back to pre-Roman times. It's fate changed hands many times over the centuries until finally being secured by Christians in the 13th century.
Today Alvor is renowned for it's superb beaches, either long and sandy or divided by enchanting coves. Alvor remains a working fishing community with a fish market and thriving streets based around a 16th century Church at its centre.
Bars playing live music proliferate in it's narrow streets and excellent restaurants can be found right up to the water's edge. There is also a small square which occasionally hosts local events.
The resort boasts sports facilities which include golf, tennis and horse riding.
There is a large market on the second Tuesday of every month.
Nearby Praia de Rocha is a short taxi ride away for those wishing a more frenetic evening!
1. Call us to make an enquiry or provisional booking on any of the following numbers:
++44 (0)115 966 5117
07968 302 815 (mobile)
07976 899 667 (mobile)