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Alvor, Portugal

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Created: Monday, January 9, 2023 - Departure: Monday, April 10, 2023
Ref ID: 4179209
price per person From
US$259
Based on 2 adults
Created: Monday, January 9, 2023 - Departure: Monday, April 10, 2023

About the destination

Situated roughly halfway between Portimão and Lagos is the pretty harbour village of Alvor. Given its position on the Algarve the village is remarkably unspoiled with the old village retaining much of its charm. Unlike many of the resorts along this coast it was the great earthquake of 1755 which did the greatest damage to this village and not the developers. Of course there has been building, but this has been low-rise and has largely left the core of the village and harbour unscathed. As a result Alvor has a calmer, less rowdy feel than some of the regions resort towns, and if you can live without a neon-lined strip of clubs and bars then this could be the place for you. The history of Alvor is long, possibly dating back as far as the 4th century BC. During the Roman occupation of Iberia it was a prosperous port and later became the Moorish town of Al-bur. However, the village's greatest claim to fame is as the place where King João II died in 1495. In more recent years still, it cemented its place in the history books as the venue for the negotiations which brought about the independence of the former Portuguese territory of Angola.
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10 Apr
Departure transport
Departure
Wizzair UK
Wizzair UK Wizzair UK - W95731
17:40 - London, Gatwick (LGW)
20:40 - Faro, Faro (FAO)
Nonstop Fare: Basic
Transport:  W95731
Cabin Class: Economy
Fare Name: Basic
10 Apr
Accomodation
4 Nights
Pestana Dom João II Hotel Beach & Golf Resort 8.1 Very good
Portimão - At 0.8 km from the centerBED AND BREAKFASTPraia De Alvor, Portimão 8501-904 Deluxe
When you stay at Pestana Dom João II Hotel Beach & Golf Resort in Portimão, you'll be on the beach, a 1-minute drive from Alvor Beach and 7 minutes from Portimão Marina. This upscale hotel is 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from Lagos Marina and 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from Benagil Beach.Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a sauna. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge).Make yourself at home in one of the 257 guestrooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and blackout drapes/curtains.Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Need to unwind? Take a break at the bar/lounge, the beach bar, or the poolside bar for a tasty beverage. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
14 Apr
Return transport
Return
Ryanair
Ryanair Ryanair - FR5784
06:15 - Faro, Faro (FAO)
09:05 - London, Stansted (STN)
0 PC Nonstop Fare: Value
Transport:  FR5784
Cabin Class: Economy
Fare Name: Value
price per person From
US$259
Based on 2 adults
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