Spend a few hours in the small village of Alvor, a ten minute drive from Portimão. In the summertime and windier seasons you’ll find many sports enthusiasts practicing kite and wind surfing. If you enjoy water sports, take this opportunity to brave the sea and wind at Alvor! But even if that is not quite your thing, you’ll likely still enjoy seeing the sea covered in colorful sails and kites. The village itself is gorgeous, with small streets and alleys, many charming restaurants, some with sea views and small shops with local artisanal products and souvenirs. During the day, walk around the boardwalk by the sand or take the opportunity for a spot of sunbathing in beautiful Três Irmãos beach. By nighttime the streets get busier, with families enjoying some ice cream. As the night progresses, a younger crowd begins to surface and take over the bars and nightclubs. Take a look at our restaurant suggestion for this area, Ababuja, in case you’d like to dine locally. In any case, you will not lack in great options, so walk around and pick any one that takes your fancy.