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Pestana Delfim Beach & Golf Hotel, Alvor Beach, the Algarve

GPS Coordinates: Latitude N 37º 07.676 Longitude W 8º 35.714

Recognised for its pleasant beaches and unique connection to the strong fishing culture that defines this southern region, Alvor is undoubtedly a place you’ll remember. Humble in size and with easy walking distances to mostly every part of this town, Alvor has been a cherished destination due to its great weather, numerous typical restaurants and true Algarve tradition.

Be sure to explore this picturesque town and its charming narrow streets during your holiday at the Pestana Delfim Beach & Golf Hotel.

Just a short 3-minute walk away from the Pestana Delfim, guests may easily access the Três Irmãos Beach, a wonderful option for guests who wish to spend their days enjoying beautiful waters of the sea and a view of the surrounding cliffs that compose this setting. Orange-like golden rocky areas and a number of discrete places to lay your towel will certainly leave you and your family satisfied with this marvellous beach.  

You can expect to find many narrow cobble-stoned paths while strolling through town, as well as feel the light and harmonious atmosphere that defines this place. Filled with a number of traditional white-washed houses, small coffee shops and many little stores, you will get in touch with this spirit of this town, in no time.

The Praça da República Square marks the centre of this village and will lead guests to several locations such as the harbour area, restaurants, the Matriz de Alvor Church and the ruins left from the Alvor Castle. Whenever in the harbour area, take some time to observe the day-to-day lives of the local fisherman and the way they prepare their freshly caught fish. Little bright-coloured fishing boats are without a doubt, an iconic part of this town’s character and may be appreciated by all visitors that make their way down to the harbour area.

For guests who love to shop, there are a number of little stores distributed throughout town. From clothes, to wineries, to arts and crafts and souvenirs, you will have plenty of options to chose from while shopping in Alvor.

As the night falls, this town comes to life, restaurants are bustling with business as well as delighted customers and the sound of entertainment fills the air. A number of bars may be found and are certainly great places to enjoy a fun night out on the town.

The centre of Portimão is just a short 15-minute drive away and has great places to visit too.  The Marina de Portimão as well as the Praia da Rocha are the city’s main attractions and are fun places to enjoy a sunny day, whether you chose to lounge on the beach or enjoy a calm walk around the area. By night, these become Portimão’s hottest spots and will surprise you with its entertaining nightlife filled with fun bars and a lively club scene.

Considered to be one of the Algarve’ busiest commercial centres, Portimão is a great place for guests to indulge in some great shopping opportunities.

Guests staying at the Pestana Delfim may request transportation at the reception desk (cabs, mini buses, etc. ) Nevertheless, this 4-star hotel provides a free transfer that drives into Portimão once a day - perfect for those interested in visiting this city.

Faro Airport is the closest to the Pestana Delfim and may be easily reached within a short 55- minute drive (along the Via Infante).