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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Alvor, Portugal your home away from home

Alvor is an ancient village on the Algarve in Portugal which has managed to stave off the lure of over development so the narrow one-ended streets have retained their charm and the treasure which they hold. An Alvor self catering villa is an ideal place to enjoy a peaceful Algarve beach holiday in authentic surrounding, whist remaining within a short distance of the bustling centres of the Algarve holiday resorts. Family holidays to Alvor are great due to the wealth of beaches and proximity to a vast range of entertainment centres.

Things to do on holiday in Alvor, Portugal

Amongst the streets is a wealth of lively bars which are great fun to investigate from an apartment in Alvor. Life music and irresistible aromas drift into the streets drawing you inside to sample the local delicacies and way of life. Having been largely flattened by the 1755 earthquake, the only point of special interest is the stunning little church of Igreja Matriz, which survived from the 16th Century. The ornate carvings around the doors are testament to the magnificent craft work of the Alvor region.

From a holiday rental in Alvor, you have the choice of open sandy beaches stretching as far as the eye can see until it reaches the estuary upon which Alvor is situated, or a range of small cove beaches nestled along the rocky Algarve coastline. The caves of Joao de Areus and the red cliff backed beaches of Praia dos Tres Immaos are well worth investigation if you have time when staying in an apartment in Alvor.

Alvor has two golf courses on the town limits, Alto Golf Course and Penina Golf Course, which are both open to the public. The Hotel Alvor also has a tennis club which is open to non-residents.

Places to holiday in Alvor, Portugal

Portimao is very close to an apartment in Alvor, providing this region of the Algarve with a commercial centre. There are an extensive range of shops, bars and international restaurants in Portimao, which add to the cosmopolitan feel and quick pace of life.

Praia da Rocha is one of Portugal’s oldest tourist developments, just 6km down the road from an Alvor villa. The beautiful bay is ideal for swimming and water sports, and due to the resort’s age, there is a huge amount of entertainment day and night to be reveled in. The nightlife is exciting, especially if you venture into the casino.

Weather in Alvor, Portugal

Temperatures in the Algarve rarely dip below 12˚C, even in the depths of winter. Averages in winter are around 14˚C, and in summer temperatures average 24˚C although they can soar to over 30˚C during July and August.

Flights to Alvor, Portugal

To reach a holiday apartment or villa in Alvor, you must fly to Faro Airport (FAO). Faro receives huge numbers of direct flights from the UK which take around 3 hours. Due to the number of flights, there are regular deals and offers making a holiday rental in Alvor extremely good value.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    House #1843955
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #1809588
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (22 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Apartment #53547
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          Excellent! 4.7/5
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 3
          Apartment #1951242
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            Excellent! 4.5/5
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #8173158
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #8008847
              7
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (12 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #1034880
                12
                Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #6993631
                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                    (22 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #51106
                    22
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (9 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Apartment #1874282
                      9
                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #1892646
                        4
                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (21 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Multiple rentals Apartment #1196873
                          21
                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 8 BR
                            • 8 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 20
                            Villa #6750049
                            2
                            Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (11 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Apartment #1704339
                              11
                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #6735500
                                1
                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (14 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #1398467a
                                  14
                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 3
                                    Apartment #8047696
                                    3
                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • Studio
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1682302
                                      7
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 3
                                        Apartment #1525763a
                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #8009500
                                          2
                                          Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Apartment #8101930
                                            2
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #8233986
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Villa #1950021
                                                1
                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #82759
                                                  10
                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilets
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #6368169
                                                    12
                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (25 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #69401
                                                      25
                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (30 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Apartment #485551
                                                        30
                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Apartment #1710578
                                                          4
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #8195505
                                                            2
                                                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Villa #1685724
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #6677564
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                  Apartment #6962677
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1852087
                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #1876992
                                                                      5
                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #1852087
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #6998953
                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #8169591
                                                                            2
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (10 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #1772970
                                                                              10
                                                                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #1929096
                                                                                6
                                                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Villa #8088003
                                                                                  1
                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #1312660
                                                                                    12
                                                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #6086052
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • Studio
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #1696959
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #8028907
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                                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Apartment #802964
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 160 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #2598734
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                House #6161593
                                                                                                17
                                                                                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #67809
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #1016272a
                                                                                                    6
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Apartment #8143986
                                                                                                      15
                                                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very smart modern apartment home from home apart from this has a huge swimming pool which we loved

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      So close to the centre of town and the other amenities like supermarket restaurants bars harbour shops cafes you name and it's a stones throw away apartment was very very good indeed huge patio area stunning grounds can't fault it
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful apartment.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a lovely apartment, beautifully furnished to a high standard. It is perfectly situated and only a short, easy walk into Alvor with all its lovely bars and restaurants. On arrival we found the apartment to be very clean and well equipped with everything you would need for a comfortable stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017