The Algarve has a temperate climate almost all year round and boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. The Algarve has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Portugese people are friendly and helpful, the food is great and the wine excellent! The ancient coastal village of ALVOR is now a very popular holiday destination. It is well located facing a natural lagoon opening onto the sea. Close to this lagoon is an amazing maze of walking paths has been built offering lovely views and peaceful walks for all the family. The beach is Alvor is absolutely amazing and there are a number of small coves tucked under the cliffs. There are lovely restaurants located along the beachfront. Alvor beach is extremely clean and the local council are out early in order to maintain the long stretch of lovely white sand.
The restaurants, bars and nightclubs provide great entertainment for all the family. This village has maintained its very quaint ambiance and is a joy to visit. There are 7 golf courses within a 15-20 minute drive, e.g. Alto Golf, Penina, Morgado, Palmares, Boavista and Pestana Pinta.
Aqualand in Armacao de Pera - lots of fun for the children.
A day out for all the family at the biggest Water Park in Portugal.
Ryanair from DUBLIN, CORK, SHANNON & KERRY
Aerlingus from DUBLIN & CORKDistance from Faro Airport to Alvor: approx 70 km (50 min drive),
Travel from Faro to Alvor by Taxi: appr. 75€ for a 4 seater)
If you want to hire a car to travel to Alvor then it couldn't be easier! Simply collect your car from Faro Airport and enjoy a straightforward drive through central and western Algarve to Alvor, either down the A22 motorway (a toll road) or down the secondary N125 road.
There is no direct train or bus to Alvor; Get the train to Portimão (regional train 6€) then a bus to Alvor (1,50 €) or travel from Faro to Alvor by Bus: Get a bus to Portimão (5,50€) then change bus to Alvor (1,50€)The Resorthoppa bus service runs from Faro airport and cost approx. € 15 pp, each way.
A booking deposit of 30% is required. The balance payable 6-8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
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