Alvor is one of our favorite seaside resorts of the Algarve, Southern Portugal. This fishing village is very pretty and continues to be rather authentic. Alvor is surrounded by some of the Algarve’s finest beaches and golf courses.
Alvor has a distinctively Portuguese appearance with traditional whitewashed small houses, narrow streets and small fishing boats pulled up along the banks of the river. In the old town, the typical cobbled lanes lead down to the paved riverfront. Here you can find some of the freshest fish you’ll ever eat.
Alvor is known for some of the most authentic sea experiences. It’s historical ties make it a good option for the ones looking for a fishing boat tour. There are several options for boat tours in Alvor. For watersport lovers, the estuary of the river is very popular among kite and wind surfers.
- Our favorite beach: Praia dos Três Irmãos
- Our favorite restaurant: Zé Morgadinho
- Our favorite boat tours in Alvor: Bottom fishing in Alvor
- Our favorite water sport in Alvor: Fun boat tour in Alvor with snorkeling