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Rua Carreiro da Lebre nº 8, Alvados, 2480-032, Portugal

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Overall Rating 89%

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Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 80%
Security 95%
Service 90%
Comfort 85%
Green rating 85%

Imagine yourself in one of the most beautiful valleys of Portugal, in the heart of the Natural Park of “Serra de Aire e Candeeiros” ... in which the Youth Hostel Alvados is located.

  • Dorm
    From $14.45
  • Private
    From $41.85
10 or more people?

Alvados Hostel

Hostel Alvados

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Alvados is located in the centre of Portugal (Porto de Mós), between the three Portuguese UNESCO World Heritage Monuments: Batalha Monastery, Alcobaça Monastery and the Convent of Christ located in Tomar.
Is located about 15 km from the Shrine of Fatima and 26 km from Nazaré.

Inserted in Serra de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park, we recommend the following touristic information and suggestions for visiting during your stay.

- Alvados Caves and Santo António Caves, (about 2 km from the youth hostel)
- Mira de Aire Caves, the biggest caves in Portugal (about 4 km from the youth hostel)
- Coin Caves – S. Mamede – Fátima (about 16 km from the youth hostel)
- Nature Science Center of Alviela - Carsoscópio (about de 18 km from the youth hostel)
- The Ciba – Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre (about 16 km from the youth hostel)
- Dinossaur Footprints
- Mountain Bike Centre Batalha – Pia do Urso
- Walk Traks of Natural Parc “Serra de Aire e Candeeiros”
- Walk Traks Wikiloc (5K Carvalhais Aldeia de Alvados, 7K Grutas de Alvados, 7K Alvados Castelejo, 12k Alvados Fórnea, 14K Alvados – Polje Mira de Aire - Minde, 21K Alvados-Fátima)
- Sensory Eco-park Pia do Urso (about 14 km from the youth hostel)
- Aquagruta water park, next to Mira de Aire Caves (about 4 km from the youth hostel)
- Swiming Pool of Porto de Mós
- River Beach Alviela (about de 18 km from the youth hostel)

- Porto de Mós Castle (about 7 km from the youth hostel)
- Porto de Mós Museum
- Green Park of Porto de Mós

As you can see, staying only one night is not enough to discover "The Enchanted Valley"!


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 09 Jan to 22 Dec
Open from 26 Dec to 31 Dec

Open 24 hours
From 18:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +351 244441202

Fax. +351 244441202

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • "Alvados", "St. António", "Mira de Aire" and "moeda" Caves (3 to 5km)
  • Batalha Monestery- Unesco World Heritage Centre (More than 10km)
  • Shrine of Fátima (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Gostei: do lugar na natureza. Para melhorar: a duche tem somente água fria.


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Wed 28 Sep 2016

Las duchas en las habitaciones de 4, no llega correctamente el agua caliente


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Tue 05 May 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (3 to 5km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

115Km to Lisbon Airport
30km to Leiria Bus Station, 17km to Fatima Bus Station, 150m Alvados bus stop
Free parking is available at the hostel
30km to Leiria station
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

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