Ideally located on the beautiful coast of Alvor, the Pestana Alvor Praia Hotel offers panoramic views of Tres Irmaos Beach and the glistening Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is within driving distance of both the picturesque village of Alvor, which offers a fresh fish market, as well as delightful local restaurants and bars, and Portimao, which offers attractions such as shopping outlets, a casino and dolphin watching excursions. Onsite facilities include a large free-form outdoor swimming pool, a heated indoor pool complimented by a Jacuzzi, a gym with extensive fitness equipment, numerous shops, a sauna and Turkish Bath, five clay and two hard surface tennis courts, a billiards table, and a Wellness Centre which offers a hairdressing salon as well as a variety of massage and beauty treatments. In addition, the beach and the Pestana Nautical Centre, both within walking distance, provide water sports activities, and there are a total of eight golf courses within a radius of 15 km, two of which belong to the Pestana Group. The sheer quantity and variety of facilities and nearby attractions make this hotel the perfect destination for either an action-packed family holiday or a relaxing getaway. Wining and dining options include the Pool Bar, Cyber Cafe, the Pool Bistro, which supplies grilled dishes and an international lunch menu, and Almofariz, a Portuguese restaurant with an a la carte menu and themed buffets. The spacious Classic rooms feature modern amenities, high-quality bedding, a pristine bathroom and a furnished balcony, with views of the hotels-ns gorgeous, lush gardens.
The preferred airport for Pestana Alvor Praia Beach & Golf Hotel is Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) – 56.5 km / 35.1 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property’s location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning in the Almofariz restaurant. Almofariz – Fine-dining restaurant. Buffet and a la carte menu. Portuguese, Italian, international dishes. Ocean-view terrace seating in summer; air-conditioned dining room. Dress code: No jeans, shorts, athletic shoes at dinner. Serves breakfast and dinner. Harina Restaurant – Intimate Moroccan restaurant open for dinner only. Dress code: No jeans, shorts, athletic shoes. Oceaneo Restaurant & Bar – Casual spot open mid-morning until evening for sandwiches, salads, burgers, fish, pasta, omelets, desserts, espresso, cocktails. Blue-suede banquettes. Poolside shaded tables. Dom Henrique Bar – Spacious bar/lounge with wooden dance floor. Live music nightly. Outdoor lawn seating in summer. Pool Bar – Open in summer for tropical drinks.
The hotel has two heated, freeform, saltwater pools: one outdoors and the other inside a two-story glass-walled pavilion. The outdoor pool is 50 meters (164 feet) long; a toddlers’ pool is adjacent. The indoor pool has a jetted area. A sauna, steam room, shower rooms, and outdoor plunge pool are adjacent. This area also includes an ocean-view fitness center with cardio machines and Universal gym. Other recreational facilities include seven tennis courts, a golf driving range, and miniature golf (surcharges for all). Accessible by a 200-meter (219-yard) paved path and elevators, the beach below the hotel is known for its three ochre rock formations ( Tres Irmaos , or Three Brothers), about 150 meters (55 yards) offshore. Ochre bluffs mark the eastern end of the beach, which is part of 3-km (1.75-miles) Alvor Beach. In summer, independent operators on the beach offer personal watercraft, parasailing, windsurfing, and other aquatic activities. The hotel arranges fishing trips (surcharge) and rents bicycles. An independently operated 18-hole par-3 golf course is 200 meters (219 yards) from the hotel. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
The preferred airport for Pestana Alvor Praia is Faro (FAO Faro Intl.) 56.5 km / 35.1 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property’s location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.