Alvor is a fisherman village near Portimão with a great choice of unforgettable experiences waiting for you. With easy access from the Algarve Highway (A22) it’s certainly a place to visit on your next holidays.
With a 6km length, the Alvor Boardwalk is the biggest boardwalk in the Algarve. It links the riverfront area with the beach and provides stunning views.
Probably one of the best places in the Algarve to have a great fresh shellfish dinner. Between the river front and the side narrow streets, coffee shops, restaurants and bars are available to fulfill all your needs.
The Main Church of Alvor was built in the 1520s and has the most beautiful Manueline portico in the region. The interior you can the tiling of 18th-Century and the beautiful images over the 6 altars. There is also the miraculous image of “Lord Jesus”, which, according to legend, washed ashore and was placed at the altar by Alvor fishermen.
If you’re looking for a more extreme and radical experience, definitely the skydiving is a must do. If your “jumping from the sky” for the first time you can do it attached to a skilled instructor and experience the excitement of free fall. There’s a short ride in the aircraft before you take an exhilarating leap from 15000ft. – Visit Skydive Seven for further details www.skydiveseven.pt/en/
The fist Golf Course and Luxury Hotel in the Algarve, built in the 60’s of last century is one of the landmarks of all region being part of the imaginary of the locals and majority of those returning tourists that have crossed this immense property on their way to Alvor.