The Alvor Baia Resort Hotel, Alvor, is a fantastic four-start hotel, on the western Algarve, about a 20 minute walk from the nearest beach, Praia da Torralta. A favourite of Brits, the resort features a beautiful, large main swimming pool, two buffet restaurants and a host of activities for guests during their stay.
Latest holiday offers
There are plenty of holiday deals out there for the Alvor Baia Hotel and it's recommended to book your holiday as a flight and hotel package with an ABTA or ATOL protected tour operator or travel agent for your financial protection. With certain tour operators like TUI, First Choice and Jet2holidays, you can also book packages at the Alvor Baia with tickets to the Slide & Splash Waterpark.
There are a number of rooms available, including classic, prestige, premium and deluxe suites and all rooms have free Wi Fi, full bathroom with shower and air conditioning. Room service is available between 9am and 11pm.
Check in time: 4pm
Check out time: 12pm
The one bedroom suites are great for a small family, with a separate living room and bedroom, giving the space you need to holiday comfortably. With a double bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed and space for a small, single bed, this room type accommodates families with young children. You'll also find amenities like a microwave and fridge, LCD TV, hair dryer in the bathroom and air conditioning.
There are some great facilities and services at the hotel including free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24 hour reception desk and luggage storage.
Two Swimming Pools
All Inclusive Available
There are two outdoor swimming pools here, the large main one which also hosts day time activities and aqua aerobics, as well as plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas for daytime shade in the summer sun. There is also a shallow children's pool, perfect for the little ones to splash about. The luxurious spa is also home to an indoor hydrotherapy pool, although this is only available to those 13 years or older and there is an additional charge to access the spa facilities.
Spa & Gym
Keeping fit and well and making sure you relax are important parts of many holidaymakers escape, and the Hotel Alvor Baia offers both a spa and gym.
There is a small gym available for those who love to keep their fitness up while on holiday in the Algarve. With a couple of cardio machines and some free weights, it's just enough to get the basics in, however, there are also sports facilities and fitness classes like aquarobics also available.
For those who like to enjoy a relaxing holiday, there is an on-site spa, open 9:30am to 7pm for adults and teenagers from 13 years old. There is an additional cost for access to the spa and its facilities which include a heated, indoor hydrotherapy pool, sauna and Turkish bath. A variety of massage and other treatments can also be booked.
There is daytime and evening entertainment on offer, ranging from poolside activities and games, to live music after dinner, quizzes, karaoke and themed nights. There's also a games room, multiuse sports courts, tennis court, plus a children's playground.
The kids' club runs during the day with lots of creative fun to keep the youngsters entertained while you're enjoying some peace and quiet by the pool. Activities range from arts and crafts to treasure hunts and much more, and is available for ages 4 to 12 years.
Food & Drink
There are two restaurants here, both buffet restaurants:
Green Buffet Restaurant - The Green Buffet Restaurant is open for all meals and serves up plenty of different international dishes for all the family, including a children's buffet section.
Blue Buffet Restaurant - The Blue Buffet Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is available for teenagers and adults. Children under 12 are not permitted.
There are two bars, the Grand Bar, which is the main bar and open from 10am until 12am midnight, offering an extensive drinks menu, and the pool bar, open from 10am until 11pm, and even offers children's mocktails.
Things to Do
While you might want to spend much of your time at the hotel, there is plenty of attractions to see and do in this part of the Algarve.
The nearest beach to the Alvor Baia Resort Hotel is Praia da Torralta, close to the Pestana Alvor South Beach hotel, and approx. 1.5km away, so about a 20-25 minute walk, or a five minute drive. There is a free shuttle bus to the beach from the hotel too.
The hotel staff can help you book a variety of excursions in the local area, or you can book in advance to avoid disappointment. How about a trip along to Albufeira, a visit to Portimao or perhaps boat trip out to sea.
There is regular live entertainment and karaoke at the hotel, but if you prefer trying out the local bars and clubs, head into Portimao town centre, where you'll find a mix of bars to enjoy. Albufeira is a bit of a journey, but for a much livelier night out, that could be an option for you.
Alvor Baia Resort Hotel Contact Details & Location
Estrada do Alvor
You can contact the hotel by email via firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be able to direct your query.
The best contact phone number for the resort is 00351 282 450 000. This is the central number and will direct your call accordingly. Please note that this is a Portuguese number and will cost extra charges if phoning from a UK based number.
Guests should be able to book shared airport transfers as part of their ATOL protected package holiday. This can often be one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to get to the Alvor Baia Resort Hotel. Public buses are available, however, you would have to take three buses which can take several hours. Another alternative is a taxi or private transfer which can be prebooked. The journey will take around an hour and will cost around €50-60 each way.
You can find out more about the Alvor Baia Resort Hotel, as well as see more photos, check the latest availability and see what the latest hotel Covid-19 restrictions are at the property on the hotel's official website at hotelalvorbaia.com. You can also keep up-to-date with the latest information pictures and videos on social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. You should also check the latest travel advice on the Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Alvor Baia Resort?
The resort is in the centre of Alvor, in the western Algarve.
How far is resort from the airport?
The hotel is approx. 75km from Faro Airport.
Is there a dress code?
There is no official dress code in the restaurants.
Are there free pool towels?
There are pool towels which can be picked up for a refundable deposit of €20 per towel.
How far is it to Albufeira?
It's about a 30-40 minute from from the property to Albufeira town centre.
Is there an airport shuttle?
There isn't an airport shuttle, but there is a free shuttle to the beach.
Is there a hairdryer in the room?
Yes, there are hairdryers in all suites.
Is there a microwave in the room?
Yes, there is a microwave in all rooms.
Is there free parking?
Yes, there is free outdoor parking here.
Alvor Baia Resort Site Map
Latest Alvor Baia Resort Hotel Reviews In 2023
The lastest reviews in 2023 for the Alvor Baia Resort Hotel are very positive, with previous guests rating the hotel 4 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and other review sites. Reviews from over 2,000 guests focus on clean and spacious rooms and great food, catering well for kids with the children's buffet. They hotel has also been awarded the Covid-19 Clean & Safe seal of approval from the Portugal tourism board.