Are there any health boundaries that I should be aware of at Solar Alvura?
At Solar Alvura, we are a health hotel maintained by healthy boundaries. These boundaries restrict guests from consuming the following items on our property: alcohol, tobacco, carbonated sugar drinks and drugs. A stay at Solar Alvura is a commitment to respect our philosophy on health and well-being. This is paramount to helping our guests to transform unhealthy lifestyle habits into healthy choices.
Can I talk to someone about a package before I book?
Yes, we invite you to contact us
and we can arrange a call or zoom. We can then answer any questions you may have and advise you on the right programme that will align with your desired health goals.
What if I have specific dietary needs?
We can assist you with a variety dietary needs. We do recommend that you contact us
directly before making a reservation to discuss your specific dietary needs.
What should I bring with me?
We recommend bringing the following items:
- T-shirts and tops
- Gym pants, tracksuit, yoga wear & shorts
- Hiking boats
- Flat comfortable shoes for indoors
- Flipflops or sandals
Essentials and Extras
- Sweatshirt or jacket
- Cap or hat
- Backpack or carry bag
- Natural sunscreen
- Light raincoat
- Watch (to avoid using your phone)
- Essential prescription medication
Do people come alone?
Yes, this is a very advantageous way to achieve to your health goals. It will allow you to the opportunity to practice self-care - free from the considerations of your loved ones. If you choose to travel alone we will make sure you are well taken care of and have the opportunity to meet other like-minded people.
How long should I stay?
This depends on the programme you choose. Each programme has a minimum amount of nights outlined. For our weight-loss programmes we recommend longer stays than the minimum requirements to improve your results. However, this decision is personal to you and can be outlined in your initial phone or Zoom consultation.
Where is Solar Alvura and how do I get there?
Solar Alvura is located Moncarapacho in the Eastern Algarve. It is approximately a 27 minutes from Faro airport. We provide a complimentary transport service for all guest arrival and departures to Faro Airport.
If you choose to come by road, our address is:
Solar Alvura Health Hotel,
Pes do Cerro, 223M,
8700-124 Moncarapacho, Portugal
The GPS coordinates are:
Can I use my mobile device or laptop in Solar Alvura?
At Solar Alvura we discourage the use of mobile phones, laptops and tablets, limiting them to specific areas. We ask that guests focus on their complete relaxation and limit using digital device use (if necessary) to their private rooms. Our hotel is equipped with WIFI and a private phone in each room, so friends and family can contact you via our reception phone numbers +351 925 009 405 or +353 1 2827511.
Are children allowed to visit?
To maximise your retreat experience, the minimum age for all guests is 18 years.
What is the weather like at Solar Alvura?
The Algarve has an average over 360 days of sun per year, making it one of the sunniest regions in Europe. We recommend looking at a ten day forecast of the weather before your arrival to help you choose the items to pack.
Can I continue a programme at home after my stay?
Yes, we can provide continued support through Dr Eva’s Clinics. Our clinics are located in Ireland for in person consultations or we can provide appointments via phone or Zoom for our international clients.
Can I extend my stay At Solar Alvura while there?
Our team can advise you while you are on-site. We always do our best to accommodate extended stays and recommend you talk as soon as possible to ensure availability.