Alvor has been a fishing village long before it became something of a tourist attraction. In fact it still is a fishing village for all intents and purposes; its location in the western region of the Algarve and on the southern coast of Portugal making is a great place for visitors to explore the sea’s offerings.
Fishing boats still go do their trade each morning, but the overall Alvor boating scene has evolved in later years, with several tour operators establishing a series of Alvor boat tours to satisfy the curiosity of the many tourists that flock to their town.
Alvor boat trips
Regardless of the time of year in which you visit Alvor, there are several types of trips that you can choose from, ranging from deep-sea fishing and cruising around the bay to exploring the protected natural park that encompasses the region around the banks of the Alvor River.
The majority of organized boat trips will be departing from and returning to the same place – usually the first pier of the Marina which is right next to the fish market. But there are also trip available to neighboring Praia da Rocha, and depending on the arrangements, visitors can be taken to various places, disembark and explore those places, such as Lagos for instance.
This being a fishing village there just has to be boat fishing trips, and these are definitely meant for the more adventurous travelers, who don’t suffer from sea sickness and enjoy the sport of fishing ideally. Truth of the matter is that you don’t have to be a season pro in order to enjoy these trips, they will surely guarantee to please.
These trips will supply you with all sorts of modern fishing equipment and give you the chance to fight some sea bass, grouper, conger eel and many other weird and wonderful creatures of the deep and not-so-deep.Share and Enjoy