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Top 10 Hotels in Albufeira

Hotel Baia Grande
4 out of 5
Apartado 1022 Sesmarias, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €99 per night
3.43 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (811 reviews)

"This hotel is a well run property catering for mainly older guests in the Winter period and a younger element In Spring and Summer the interior areas are pleasant and the leisure facilities are good. The restaurant is mainly buffet style with a slighty intimidating table policy particularly for new ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Hotel Baia Grande
Alfagar Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Santa Eulália Balaia Apartado, Albufeira
The price is €130 per night
3.84 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (400 reviews)

"We were in the new Alfagar Premium which is not the building in the accompanying picture. Our apartment was well-appointed and a totally pleasing place to stay for three weeks. It is well up to the high standards of the entire Alfagar complex. The only thing we missed were loungers for the spacious ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Alfagar Aparthotel
Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun
5 out of 5
Rua Alexandre ONeill, 1, Albufeira
The price is €139 per night
2.65 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)

"Really lovely hotel. Lovely big, clean rooms. Rooftop bar was really nice. Plenty of sun loungers available. Great play pool for kids. Great kids disco run by really enthusiastic staff. Outside swimming pools were freezing. The lounge areas felt like an airport waiting lounge and there wasn’t enough ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun
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Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Rocha Baixinha, Aptdo 6115, Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €241 per night
9.42 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (317 reviews)

"Friendly staff especially under the circumstances with coronavirus . Very nice resort"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort - All Inclusive
Salgados Palm Village - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Herdade dos Salgados Resort, Guia, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €236 per night
6.23 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (56 reviews)

"Very early in the season so I appreciate that they weren't in full swing. The food was nice but not all that hot, we had to use the microwave to warm up the breakfast. The cocktails were nice but in plastic glasses, which I thought was not really necessary if you are in the bar in the evening. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Salgados Palm Village - All Inclusive
Hotel Sol e Mar
4 out of 5
Rua José Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira, Algarve
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €135 per night
0.03 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (245 reviews)

"We loved EVERYTHING about this hotel. The location on the beach is breathtaking, all the beauriful rooms have sea view, the staff are lovely - efficient, friendly and the service is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hotel Sol e Mar
Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Praia da Falesia, PO Box 644, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €380 per night
6.55 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)

"Exceeded our expectations. This was our first visit to Pine Cliffs and we are already planning to go back."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
São Rafael Atlântico
5 out of 5
Sesmarias, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €161 per night
2.55 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)
Perfect beach location!

"Awesome 5 star hotel on the beach !"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

São Rafael Atlântico
PortoBay Falésia
4 out of 5
Quinta do Millaró, Olhos D'Agua, Albufeira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €172 per night
6.02 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (529 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
Monica Isabel Beach Club
3 out of 5
Praia do Forte de Sao Joao, Albufeira
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The price is €53 per night
1.47 km from city centre
3.4/5 (223 reviews)

"Great beachside location a short walk from Albufeira old town. Friendly hotel staff"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Monica Isabel Beach Club
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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?
Vila Joya Home, Restaurant & Spa is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. It is located a short 10-minute walk from Gale Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Hotel Califórnia Urban Beach – Adults only and PortoBay Falésia 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, Monica Isabel Beach Club is a popular 3-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 Colina do Mar and São Rafael Atlântico.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Albufeira?
3HB Clube Humbria - All Inclusive is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features free water park access and a children’s pool. VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve is another good choice for your stay with the kids. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Zoomarine.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Albufeira?
São Rafael Atlântico is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and premium bedding. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Beautiful Studio Apartment in Residence, sea View, Swimming Pool and Terrace.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Albufeira?
São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive is a 5-star all-inclusive hotel featuring 3 restaurants and 2 bars, and a favourite with Expedia travellers. Other good choices for your holiday include Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort - All Inclusive and Hotel Riu Guaraná.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Albufeira?
Hotel Cerro da Marina is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Albufeira?
Vila Joya Home, Restaurant & Spa is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 4 outdoor pools and 5 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel and Hotel Vila Gale Praia. Head to Praia dos Alemães or Oura Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Albufeira?
Salgados Palace is a 5-star resort with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and VidaMar Resort Hotel 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. Hotel Baltum and São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Albufeira?
Pine Cliffs Village & Golf Suites is a top 5-star resort that has a golf course and features 7 outdoor pools. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Salgados Palace and Salgados Dunas Suite. You can tee off at Herdade dos Salgados Golf during your trip.

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