Alvor is a quiet town located on the banks of a beautiful and calm lagoon a few meters from the sea. From the town you can view the entire length of the lake and a big strip of sand from the famous beach of Alvor, which hosts annually, during summer time, a stage of the PKRA - Kite Surf World Tour. Its privileged geographical location and the excellent wind conditions make this place one of the best for kite practice the in the world and a top place for kite surf holidays in Portugal. Learn on the calm and depthless waters of the lagoon or test your skills on the sea.
This is the ideal place for relaxing kite surfing holidays in Algarve during the low season and exciting holidays during the high season. This old fishing village has become a famous tourist destination in the Algarve, offering a big range of facilities and services available throughout the year, such as sailing, diving or kayaking.
The accommodation is situated within the village in new and fully equipped apartments. You can cross the entire town in just a few minutes and visit its historical centre composed of small and narrow streets lined by whitewashed houses. Make sure you visit this town full of history which was an important fortified port at the time of the Romans and Muslims.
Nowadays, despite Alvor has become the top spot for windsurfers and kitesurfers, it remains an uncrowded place, trying to maintain their cultural identity. Start planning your kite surf trip to Algarve right now!
The accommodation is located in the village center of Alvor, a few minutes from the surf spots. This small traditional fishing village is right in the hearth of Algarve ‘s kite surfing area. You can choose between double rooms or T1 and T2 apartments for groups up to 6 people.
Double rooms with private bath room in small hotel with familiar atmosphere located in the town centre. You can find many traditional restaurants and pubs nearby just a few minutes walking.
Apartments are fully equipped and located 5 minutes walking from the town centre. Ideal for groups of surfers!
- double rooms
- T1 & T2 apartments
- 5 minutes from Alvor downtown
- 7 minutes from surf spot
- 40 min from Faro airport
Alvor is considered one of the best places for kite surfing in Europe. Its privileged geographical location and the excellent wind conditions bring every year, during summer time, the best kite surfers worldwide for a stage of the Kite Surf World Tour (PKRA).
The best conditions occur during high tide and North / Northwest thermal wind of 16-25 knots. You can find these conditions mainly from March to November. The ideal season to book your kite surf holidays in Algarve!
The big variety of geographical settings and wind consistency in Alvor make this spot one of the best for kite surfers of all levels.
If your purpose is learning kite surfing, so head up to the lagoon. As a beginner, you’ll find perfect conditions due to shallow water of 1 meter deep in almost all its extension! If you’re an expert, we advise you to surf down the lagoon and hit the waves on the open sea!
There are daily surf lessons for all levels from beginners to advance and according to your expertise, the instructor will take to the best spot nearby. Daily kite surf lessons are scheduled each day depending on tides, wind and swell to guarantee the best kite surfing conditions and safety rules, for unforgettable surf holidays in Portugal!