Alvor is 6km west of one of Portugal oldest tourist developments in Praia da Rocha. Southwest of Portimão, its beautiful sandy beaches are bordered with craggy cliffs and the whole effect is extremely picturesque.
Alvor tourism is popular because of the warm climate. Alvor town is a very popular holiday location and the enclosed narrow streets have kept development to a minimum.
Many of these streets now boast bars with live music and different types of restaurants, however leading off from these there are still memories of the older fishing village. In the area, there are a number of holiday resorts and the tourists enjoy visiting it and its attractions.
The village is well located facing a natural lagoon opening onto the sea. There is a choice of a long open sandy beach or a number of small coves tucked under the cliffs. The Alvor sunny beach is very big and very beautiful. Alvor beach is a few minutes away from the town. It is worth the stroll.
The best sailing area is on the south coast where Algarve provides a perfect 150 Miles of interesting sailing coast. The west of Faro consists of small bays and coves mixed by striking rocky outcrops and interesting grottoes.
East of Faro the coast comprises sandy offshore islets, which have created protected anchorages and the most wonderful quiet beaches that continue for miles. Algarve is one of the renowned tourist destinations in Portugal, most because of its excellent weather.
As a matter of fact, someone who have been at Algarve for their vacation decided to buy real estate properties. Moreover, there are a lot of interesting places to visit and beautiful beaches to swim or cruise. Alvor is one of them.
You can enjoy the clear water, the fresh breeze and the beautiful views of the Algarve coast. Like all regions the coast of the Algarve shows its most beautiful sights from the sea. You can take a day cruise for swimming in the warm and clean Atlantic Ocean. You can also enjoy the romantic Sunset on the sea with the cruise.
You can choose private yacht charter, where yacht and skipper are just for you and your family and friends for a day.
Dolphin enthusiasts can also partake in the ever popular Algarve pastime of dolphin watching as these wonderful creatures are often seen around Ponte da Piedade. The Algarve charter and water sport are collection for family and friends.