Alvor is an ancient Portuguese coastal village that is now a very popular holiday location, the enclosed narrow streets ensure development is kept to a minimum. Algarve Housing has a fantastic farmhouse to offer in just a few kilometers from Alvor. Away form the crowd, but close enough to enjoy the lively village and gorgeous beaches.
Most streets now boast bars with live music and different types of restaurants, however leading off from these there are still traces of the older fishing village. Alvor retains much of the charm of a picturesque fishing village, with streets of white houses and colorful boats making it one of the most picturesque places on the Algarve.
Alvor is a charming old village in the Algarve with an enticing lagoon ready to embrace you. The water is icily blue and clean. And the shoreline is spotted with fish boats. Being in Alvor Portugal is like being in a fairy tale country. Because it is truly a dream village with golden beaches, rocky cliffs, and mysterious grottoes.
Alvor is rich in things to do and to see. It’s a delight to walk along the neat and narrow streets with small bars where solely live music is played. While strolling down the steep cobbled paths you will notice numerous restaurants. Their specialties are yummy fish dishes, because here fish comes from the ocean straight to the frying pan. Enjoy a savory dinner as you will need much energy to explore the picturesque surroundings and the attractive caves.
Alvor is located close to Lagos, Portimao and Praia da Rocha, where you can find more bars, restaurants and nightlife.
The first and oldest golf course of the Algarve, Penina, is just around the corner.
Fantastic walk around the lagoon of Alvor you should not miss or enjoy the lagoon in a canoe. All possible in Alvor, Portugal.
Bars and Restaurants Alvor
Alvor has a wide choice of bars and restaurants, from Irish Pub to traditional Portuguese fish restaurants. There is a nice Carpirinha Bar called Bolans Bar, which plays salsa, soul, reggae and funk music
Algarve Housing rent holiday villas in the Algarve, from rustic windmills till luxury farm houses, cottages and villas. Would you like to stay in the area of Alvor Portugal. Please check our section West Algarve, to find your ideal holiday home in the Algarve, close to Alvor Portugal.