: tres imaos
: alto golf
Car: not necessary
Alvor is a delightful old fishing village with whitewashed houses, its narrow streets running down to the water's edge where the fishing boats are moored and with lovely views over the sea and Alvor estuary. The village remains a place where you can watch the fishermen bring in their catch down at the old quay, but it has grown to accommodate tourists, with a new promenade, beach front cafes and restaurants and sports and swimming complex. Alvor gives you the opportunity to enjoy the charm of old Portugal along with fine beaches, good shopping, plenty of both Portuguese foreign bars and restaurants. The apartment is set in a fabulous location, just a five minute stroll from the harbour, town centre and the beach which can be easily reached across the sand dunes.
The heady nightlife of Praia da Rocha and the excellent shopping in Portimão are just a short bus ride or taxi cab away,excursions are available in abundance to book locally.
Golf: Some of the best Golf Courses in the Algarve are within 3 kms of Alvor :- The 'Penina' Course is Sir Henry Cotton´s masterpiece, and the 'Alto Golf' Course also of the same architect boasts the longest par 5 in Europe. Many other great Golf Courses are within easy reach of Alvor, with the A22 reaching across the Algarve.