The apartment is on the first floor of a low block. There is agood swimming pool surounded by a beautifull garden. Most of the apartments are privately owned. You mostly have the swimming pool for yourselves. You are in prime location just 5 min walk from the old fishing town of Alvor, with the authentic cobbled streets, lots of restaurants, bars, giftshops. The location is not near the bars so it's peacefull at night.
BEACH: The beach is 5 minutes walking. The beach is beautifull and vast, it rarely gets overcrowded. It's one of the most famous kite surfing places.
In the Ria de Alvor you can walk up to 5 kms or less in a wonderfull and unique surrounding, admire birds and nature.
GOLF: A number of golf courses within minutes like the Alto golf, Penina Golf,... There's a fully equiped golfshop near the apartment.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS: In the old part of Alvor you have a big choice of restaurants and bars. From the typical Portuguese till the Italian. At the harbour there are still local fishermen and a lot of fish restaurants with sardines, clams and other fish grilled in front of you.
TRAVEL: Faro airport: 45-60 minutes driving. Easy route on motorway. Car hire not essential, but desirable if you want to tour around.
5 minutes walking from fishing town Alvor, to the beach, to all the shops
15 minutes driving to Portimao and Praia da Rocha, big shoppings...
20 minutes to Lagos
40 minutes to Monchique in the mountains, worth a visit and famous for it's chicken restaurants
ACCESIBILITY: wheelchair can be used, ther's a lift.
PARKING: plenty of parking space outside and a garage if request.
I'm Isabelle, I'm from Belgium, married to a portuguese and mother of 3 boys. I come to the Algarve since my young age for holidays and now since 8 years I live here definitely. I love the Algarve for it's good weather, for the nature and the sea. We love sports, enjoy the nature and have some good time with friends.