Campsite Alvor is a campsite in Alvor, Faro.This terraced camp site and camp site with sloping grounds has pitches with shade, pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. Camping Alvor is located close to a sandy beach. It is possible to rent mobile homes, rooms, Studios, apartments and bungalows.
The following rules apply to pets at (Camping Alvor):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)
For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers various cycle routes. The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool and a toddlers' pool.
You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a snack bar and restaurant (with snack menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.
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Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Alvor every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.
Average rating: 7.4
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Loved this campsite it had everything going for it from the moment we checked in & collected our plastic wrist bands!
The price was great, we only intended to stay 4 nights but ended up staying 7 it was so good. The pitches were pretty level some had lots of shade, others not so much. There was free WiFi around the site, which was a little sluggish but in view of the number of people using it in July/August it was actually pretty good! The pool was fabulous with lots of loungers around it...we always managed to get a couple no matter what time we went for a swim, and this is peak season. The site also has a small supermarket a couple of bars, and a restaurant. The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly and the food and drinks were VERY reasonable. This is one of the best sites we\'ve stayed on in Europe!
I read mixed reviews for this site! It seems to depend on where you pitch, the top of site has lots of permanents because it gets the sun in winter and the nicer toilet block, at the bottom it’s muddy, dark and the toilet block is in serious need of updating, no seats, loo roll or hot water! Be very careful before deciding where to pitch! Alvor is a lovely little town with great bars and beautiful beach.
Camping Alvor, lovely site, toilet seats, loo roll, plenty of hot (& free) water in the clean showers (they seem to have abandoned the free token system) what more could you want? We had a pitch at the bottom end of the quiet area and although bothered by a few mosquitos, we were treated to the local goat herd taking his flock of goats for a walk every evening!
Yes, the site could do with a bit of modernising, but we enjoyed the isolation of the pitches. Alvor is a lovely town with lots of choice of restaurants, excellent beach, river estuary, salt marshes & spectacular cliffs at the eastern end. The town apparently becomes VERY busy during the summer months! We will be back!
Large hillside site, with large proportion of permanent users. Space for touring pitches at far end of site. Very helpful English-speaking receptionist. Some electrical distribution boxes have higher amperage supply, so worth checking before deciding on your pitch. Short walk into Alvor town and good supermarket just around the corner from the campsite.
Beware the processionary caterpillars, they are deadly and I am suffering with an all over body rash so I am not impressed. There are a lot of the trees that attracted them and the site seems very blasé about them.
Stayed here our usual 3 nights. Found a nice pitch right down the bottom in the quiet section and it was. Small building with one toilet and one shower each, showers very good and hot, loo paper. Easy to get to Alvor and we cycled to Portimao as well. There is a pool but we didn't use it. We were able to get WiFi where we were pitched despite being told it's only round the pool. We enjoyed our stay, the only downside is the trek up to reception to get the electrics plugged in and then out when we left as they are locked.
Lovely location, near to busy seaside town with all the holiday facilities. Nice pool which is a bit extra if you want it, ideal to save money if you don't. Pitches fair size at the front but they shrink the deeper into the site you go.Lovely open space opposite for dog walking, town great for the evening. Free wifi poor , but it was free...2 pin plugs but good electric amps. No toilet seats, paper available but not in the cubicles........
We stayed here two nights. The campsite was ok. Nice pitches with shade, very clean bathrooms and nice staff. We had a car and drove to other beaches in the neighbourhood as Alvor beach is extremely crowded beach, the town has enough options for dinner.
After reading some earlier reviews we were a little concerned about this park, however it really is OK and a great place is Alvor. Staff friendly upon arrival, the pool great and whilst the showers are very old..like many in Portugal , they were clean and cleaned regularly. The biggest issue is with the pitches and that they are not clearly defined and near some real upkeep to at least try and level them or at least remove tree roots, fill in large holes , trim branches etc etc. the town of Alvor is a real gem and the restaurants are lively, cheap and friendly. There is not really a bus at the front door as shown..it only goes to nearby village, so it's a 15 minute walk into the centre of town to get the bus. Worth doing, as trips are great to all nearby towns..Lagos etc. The old town and bars etc are only a ten minute walk and there is a huge supermarket one minute away ! Would recommend and return
Very poor campsite. water was cold. the picth very small. toilets stinks. very expansive and the staff not helpfull. When you pay the night the reception don't give you any receipt (very weird, for sure they don't want to pay taxes).
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- Period of opening
- 01-01-2018 till 31-12-2018
01-01-2019 till 31-12-2019
- 4.5 ha
- Number of touring pitches
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- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
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Address & Route
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8500-053 / Alvor Portimão
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Over two roundabouts by the white church on the N125 to Alvor (between Portimão-Lagos) then 1st exit. Campsite on the left, quite a way past the airport.
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