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The resort town of Alvor lies between Portimao and Lagos in Portugal's Algarve region.
It is a relatively small town (population circa 7,000), and the main attraction is arguably the long sandy beach located nearby.
I spent only half a day in Alvor, after taking a short taxi ride from Portimao. I spent a little while discovering the town itself (some nice, characteristic streets and the usual tourist facilities and amenities).
However, most of my time there was spent walking along the beach and swimming in the sea. Even in the middle of June (peak season), there are large areas of deserted beach, especially as you make your way further away from the hotels in the town.
Arguably, the main attraction to Alvor is its superb beach. It is long and sandy, and shelves gently into the sea,... more travel advice
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