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Reviewed on 9 Aug 2018
Reviewed on 26 Aug 2018
You are sure to find a hotel near Portimão Airport that caters perfectly to your specific travel needs. Situated in the western part of Algarve, Alvor is a charming ancient village with narrow streets, whitewashed houses, golden beaches and rocky cliffs.
Portimão airport has one short asphalt runway and is mainly used for skydiving, although it is also used by other light aircraft and helicopters for leisure and business aviation, air transport, aerial advertising, air photography, search and rescue and emergency medical support.
Currently there are no scheduled commercial carrier flights to and from Portimão.Portimão airport is located in the coastal town of Alvor, so by booking a hotel near Portimão Airport, you’ll have access to a lively city as well as plenty of bars and restaurants.
Visit the Castle of Alvor which offers visitors a fantastic panoramic view of the sea and a children's playground. Learn more about the activities of a prehistoric community in the Megalithic tombs of Alcalar. Stop at St. John Morabito, a curious hermitage-like mosque that is situated in the local graveyard.
Explore Villa Abicada, where you’ll see the ruins of a Roman Villa with expansive views of the lagoon and sea, and beautifully preserved colourful mosaic floors. Enjoy the beautiful beaches within easy reach from Portimão Airport: Alvor, Torralta, Three Brothers and Prainha Beaches.
Alvor Beach marks the division between the ocean and the estuary. Torralta Beach has clear, warm waters with a long sandy beach. Three Brothers Beach is located on a long, wide sandy stretch of sand, bordered by rocks, from which you can view a spectacular sunset. Prainha has a beach club with a nice swimming pool and relaxing bar serving snacks and drinks.
Go for pleasant walks along Alvor’s scenic boardwalk or hop on a boat trip to discover the coastline and marine wildlife. You can also go bowling, practice golf on nearby Penina Golf Course or kayak in Alvor’s lagoon.
Alvor has a lively bar scene with live music and plenty of restaurants, which serve traditional Portuguese and modern international cuisine.
You can join a river cruise up the Arade River to the inland historic town of Silves. Boats depart from Portimão's quayside.
Nearby Lagos and Praia de Rocha are popular with tourists, and the area is well-known for having plenty of activities to suit all tastes, so it’s an ideal place to bring the family.
Armação de Pera with its small 18th century fortress, the beach village of Alvor or charming Carvoeiro village are just some of the amazing places you can visit near Portimão.
Find cheap hotels near Portimão Airport and be sure to enjoy this beautiful area in the Algarve.