Praia do Poente Alvor

  • Beach Pouente praia Alvor

    Alvor beach Pouente praia

Algarve, in Portugal is synonymous for beaches. Along the 200 km of Algarve coastline, there are stretches of beaches. Situated on the fishing village of Alvor, Praia do Alvor Poente is just a short walk away. The village Alvor is on the mouth of the river Rio Alvor

Although, the earthquake wiped out this village in 1755, the remnants and relics of Algarve’s history like the Manueline arches and pillars still speak volumes about its rich culture and traditions.

Since the dawn of tourism industry in 1960s, the river front of Alvor has been paved and has the most idyllic settings with palm trees in a row. This calm beach is a perfect place where holiday makers can relax and enjoy the inland lagoon, calm waters, sanctuary of rare water species, sand barrier, etc. although it is hot, the sand dunes which are arid are homes of several species of reptiles, insects, micro mammals, and birds.

In the interior, as you just pass the village of Alvor, you will notice narrow street lanes, low-rising huts of fishermen, and rows of bars and restaurants where you can feast on the mouth-watering Italian, Chinese, or the traditional Portuguese dishes.

Drive or explore the Alvor on foot and visit: The bay of Lagos, Praia Tres Irmaos or the three brothers named after the landmark of 3 rocks in the sea. Golden church and the Lovely coves of Dona Ana

Relax, enjoy, laze, walk, or sleep on the long stretches of sand in warm sunshine on the beaches of Alvor or; Splash in the water park at nearby Aquashow, Watch the fishermen and sailing boats, Hire a bicycle, Play golf, Take a fishing trip and see the caves, coves, dunes around Lagos, Watch how dolphins dance and swim. Observe the bounties of sea-life.

If you want a relaxing beach vacation then undoubtedly Algarve offers some of the most beautiful ones across the globe. Some of the beaches are even awarded Blue Flags which mean these beaches are safe for water enthusiasts. So splash, shop, hop, surf amidst nature’s own paradise.

“By Jamie Mcloughlin

Place Categories: Beaches.Place Tags: Alvor, beach, Poente, and praia.

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