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Top 10 Hotels in Albufeira

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
5 out of 5
Praia da Falésia, Pinhal do Concelho, Albufeira
€200
per night
4 May-5 May
4.8/5Exceptional! (367 reviews)

"Hiking trails and beach were amazing!!! Walking access to shops and restaurants was very appreciated."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
Hotel Baltum
3 out of 5
Av. 25 de Abril, 26, Albufeira
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4/5Very Good! (326 reviews)

"Nice clean and friendly staff, also situated in a great location"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Hotel Baltum
Alfagar Alto da Colina
4 out of 5
Estrada de Santa Eulalia Balaia, Albufeira
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4.5/5Wonderful! (248 reviews)

"Clean, well appointed rooms with large balconies. A nice variety of entertainment was available after dinner. The staff were very welcoming and engaging. A very relaxing atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Alfagar Alto da Colina
Alfagar Village
3 out of 5
Santa Eulalia, Albufeira
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4.4/5Excellent! (399 reviews)

"We extended our stay. They were most accommodating and the new unit is even nicer"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Alfagar Village
Hotel Sol e Mar
4 out of 5
Rua José Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira, Algarve
€110
per night
1 May-2 May
4/5Very Good! (225 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly. Property clean and in a prime location. We stayed half board. Food was of a high standard with a good variety. We will definitely stay at this hotel again."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hotel Sol e Mar
Topazio Mar Beach Hotel & Apartments
3 out of 5
Rua Vasco da Gama, Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira
€65
per night
3 May-4 May
4.3/5Excellent! (120 reviews)

"Fantastic hotel, spotless, cleaned every day and fresh towels, bed changed four times in ten days. The only downside was the coldness of the pool. Would recommend this hotel would give it 5******"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2019

Topazio Mar Beach Hotel & Apartments
São Rafael Villas, Apartments & GuestHouse
Urb. Sao Rafael Lote 26 Fase II, Albufeira
€90
per night
3 May-4 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)

"Such a beautiful location, the staff were amazing especially the receptionist with lovely curly red hair. So friendly and accommodating"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

São Rafael Villas, Apartments & GuestHouse
Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Santa Eulalia, Lote 24, Albufeira
€100
per night
1 May-2 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (850 reviews)

"Breakfast was exceptional. Response time also was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
PortoBay Falésia
4 out of 5
Quinta do Millaró, Olhos D'Agua, Albufeira
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4.6/5Wonderful! (520 reviews)

"Position of the hotel on top of the cliff was excellent with views out to the sea."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

PortoBay Falésia
Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
4 out of 5
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira
€135
per night
3 May-4 May
3.6/5Good! (947 reviews)

"The location is fantastic Some of the staff is great too while others dont really seem to care. I booked a deluxe apartment as self catering. No hot water, rooms are very dated but clean. The electronics seemed quite dangerous with a dated microwave ontop of a fridge and the kettle and toaster into ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

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Pocket Guide: Albufeira

A popular holiday destination for many Irish travellers, the town of Albufeira is the premier holiday resort in Portugal’s Algarve region. The area boasts many stunning beaches, and with glorious weather across the year, this is a big draw for many Irish tourists who seek sun, sea and sand in the Algarve. Albufeira has so much more to offer than just beaches (although the beaches are indeed impressive).

Things to Do in Albufeira

Albufeira Old Town is popular with many visitors, with the character of the area, the stunning buildings and cobbled streets taking you on a journey back in time as this area of Albufeira still retains many characteristics of the old village. The town has a great variety of pubs, clubs and restaurants, with the Central Square providing a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy an evening meal and a drink.

One of the most popular attractions in Albufeira is the Zoomarine, a wonderful marine park with dolphin shows, tropical birds and an aquarium to enjoy. The Zoomarine also has a selection of kid-friendly activities and a water park with slides, rapids and wave pools, making it a big hit with kids and adults alike. Zoomarine is a highlight for many visitors holidaying in Albufeira.

As well as Zoomarine, there are a number of popular waterparks located in and around the Albufeira area, with Aqualand in particular worth checking out. The 12th-Century medieval castle of Paderne will give you something a little different to explore when visiting Albufeira, while the ancient Roman ruins of Cerro de Vila in nearby Vilamoura are another must see for those of you interested in getting to know more about the history and heritage of an area while travelling.

Golfing Holidays in the Algarve

Along with beach breaks, golfing breaks are a big draw for travellers seeking the sun in Algarve, and Albufeira has three golf courses for you to enjoy (one 18-hole and two 9-hole courses). The nearby town of Vilamoura has several golf courses for visitors to enjoy, meaning golfing fans can enjoy a variety of courses during your stay.

Things to Do near Albufeira

The towns surrounding Albufeira also offer plenty of variety to ensure you have lots to see and do during your break. Be sure to take time to visit nearby Vilamoura and enjoy a stroll around the stunning marina, or head to Portimao and visit the medieval fort of Santa Catarina. You can also enjoy many tours of the Algarve area from Albufeira, with boat trips and fishing trips of the region a hit with many visitors. You can even try your hand at some water sports while taking in views of the spectacular coastline.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Albufeira?
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers 4 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Falesia Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and TUI BLUE Falesia - Adults Only as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Albufeira, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Albufeira.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Albufeira?
Based on reviews, BaySide Salgados is a popular 2-star aparthotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel da Aldeia and Velamar Boutique Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Albufeira?
Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 4 outdoor pools and a free children’s club. Other good options for your stay with the children include VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve and Pine Cliffs Village & Golf Suites. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Zoomarine.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Albufeira?
VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features a full-service spa and an al fresco restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Belver Boa Vista Hotel & Spa - Adults Only.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Albufeira?
Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort - All Inclusive is a 4-star all-inclusive hotel featuring 3 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good choices for your holiday include Hotel Riu Guaraná and Auramar Beach Resort.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Albufeira?
Hotel do Cerro is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers 2 restaurants along with free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Albufeira?
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a poolside bar. Hotel Maritur - Adults Only is another good option for your stay near the beach. Head to Albufeira Beach or Oura Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Albufeira?
Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort is a 5-star hotel with 5 restaurants and 3 poolside bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel and Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in Albufeira?
Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a poolside bar. Vila São Vicente - Adults Only and Velamar Boutique Hotel are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Albufeira?
Pinheiros da Balaia is a 4-star aparthotel featuring a restaurant and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve and Pine Cliffs Residence, a Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve. You can tee off at Herdade dos Salgados Golf during your trip.
How is it staying in Albufeira?
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Albufeira, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. This city also attracts tourists with its sporting events and spas. Top sights in the city include Albufeira Old Town Square, Albufeira Beach and Oura Beach. In Albufeira, there are 2566 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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