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All reviews beautiful beach alvor beach long sandy beach favorite beach collecting shells golden sands bars and restaurants lovely place rock formations broad walk clean water fishing village no hassle plenty of places to eat kite surfers nature reserve beach front
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic sandy beach well serviced by sunbed vendors and some restaurants. It's best for bathing at the rocky end in the east and at the breakwater in the west. The water is often rough though, but there are plenty of lifeguards and flags to assist...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Breckski587
Reviewed 1 week ago

Soft sand. Clear and wonderful water. We went in everyday. Keep walking you discover the caves. An absolute must to do in Alvor.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nomisnek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing beach, can get a bit windy it will burn you, plenty of sun cream. Great chaps on the sunned hire.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank hilaryboggia
Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

On route to the beach we stopped for a snack and had a club sandwich with fries (€9,5) and the house burger (€10). There was a small display of fresh fish including some very large sea breams (which i did not encounter often;this was a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful long stretch of clean sandy beach which is unspoilt. You don't get any hassle from hawkers. It's nice to see locals visiting at the weekend and people walking their dogs. There are lots of shells to collect and there is also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TriciaBishop
Reviewed 5 June 2019 via mobile

We stayed in praia da luz which is a 30 minute walk or 5 minutes in a taxi to alvor..here you will find a beautiful little fishing village with plenty of restaurants and bars and small shops...down by the harbour is a beautiful place to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

Mike upon mile of golden sands. Absolutely gorgeous. It was quiet and peaceful when we were there in April but nice and warm. Pity you can’t walk all the way to Lagos but it was brilliant.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 16 April 2019

Walk down to the small narrow streets and walk along the front towards boat yard and look at the number of unusual statue's . Plenty of places to eat but stopped to enjoy the many fish restaurants at lunch time, good specials on offer and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank denb51
Reviewed 15 April 2019

Lovely surroundings including some rock formations to look at. If you are a little more adventurous then you can climb on top/under some to access more secluded parts of the coastline which offer even more amazing views/rock formations. I have given 5 star because it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MyopinionLondon
Reviewed 15 February 2019

Take the time to make your way down the beach and walk into and through the rock formations. The area is very picturesque and well worth the time to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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546jill
18 March 2019|
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Response from trailerparkk | Reviewed this property |
I would say minimal surf. Take the time to travel to Praia do Amado and Praia Da Bordeira which is on the west coast about 45 minutes from Portimao. The area offers you great scenery, lookouts and surf in both beaches. Have... More
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RightWay2travel
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Response from Portall64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Sorry for the delayed reply. No rock formations at this beach and that's probably the main reason I like it. All the beaches with rock formations mean lots of steps up and down the cliffs
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ursula b
2 June 2017|
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Response from ZeCaeiroSacha | Reviewed this property |
Pode pedir para ir com detetor de metais ao fim do dia na praia
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