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Alvor Boardwalk

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Good walking platform

You can chose how far & in which direction to walk, good news is lots of hostelries to stop off at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lagos, Portugal
Easy walking with lovely views

Flat walk out across the salt marshes and sand-dunes on wooden decking and footpaths. Didn't see a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Praia de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8501-906, Portugal
+351 934 955 549
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All reviews lovely walk board walk nature reserve sand dunes great facility beach front easy walk full length every morning great idea great addition long walk bird life kite surfers bars and restaurants clams beautiful beach
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can chose how far & in which direction to walk, good news is lots of hostelries to stop off at (some closed in winter)

Thank clampitsontour2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

Flat walk out across the salt marshes and sand-dunes on wooden decking and footpaths. Didn't see a lot of wildlife but maybe that was due to the time of year that I visited (Nov/Dec) Much of this walk would be suitable for wheelchair users. The...More

Thank chirpychirpycheap
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from the harbour to the Pestana Praia and it was on a wonderful wooden boardwalk and has a number of small eating places along its length. To be recommended!

Thank PhilSylvers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to walk along all the way to the Breakwaters! Plenty of good view points and places to sit. The walk is kept clean and well maintained. Very popular with tourists and locals.

Thank christopher d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our walk on the boardwalk...Great idea that preserves the dunes which run parallel to it.various channels run off it so you can go for a long walk or a short one, the choice is yours

Thank 24lunch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although there are short sections that are not boarded it is relatively easy to navigate. Signage from the centre could be better though.

Thank mcDana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a walk through sand dunes, you can walk up as far as the lighthouse or just loop back to either the beach, bars, Carpark or main town at numerous points. Lovely walk in the early evening after cocktails and before food used by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Alvor for years and never knew this was here! Really nice walk on the boardwalks starting from the car park beside fishing huts. Excellent beach access or just walk for miles and enjoy the views.

Thank TrevorA371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to stroll/run along listening to the crashing waves. It’s about 1km in length with cafe/restaurant towards each end.

Thank egan2m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Miles of board walks close to the beach. Good view of the beach, long safe place to walk/cycle if you dont like walking on beach sand. Many cafes on route to hace a snack and drink and toilet facilities. We did many miles on these...More

Thank govi2017
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11 September 2018|
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Response from martin050559 | Reviewed this property |
It starts at the far end where the rocks and caves are
christine C
5 July 2018|
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Response from MalcolmMMitchell | Reviewed this property |
Christine, We stayed on the top floor of the Pestana Alvor Atlantico Residences (see my Trip Advisor report at the beginning of June). Other nearby hotels right on the beach/boardwalk are the Pestana Dom Joao and Luna Alvor... More
Debbie D
24 April 2018|
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Response from Kevin A | Reviewed this property |
It will seem like 10 minutes walk as the view is unreal.