Albufeira

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Sunbathe on the beach, explore the old town andenjoy delicious seafood in Albufeira, one of themost popular holiday destinations in Portugal.

Albufeira is a quaintcoastal town where you’ll find some of the most beautiful and sunny beaches inPortugal. Cool off by swimming in the ocean or enjoy local dishes in arestaurant right on the beach. Of course, there’s more than just sea and sand.Wander the cobbled streets of the old city and visit the ruins of PaderneCastle. Go shopping for souvenirs in the city centre before spending yourevenings in one of the many bars on the Strip.

Albufeira’s historyspans back as far as the time of the Romans. In 1755 the city was largelydestroyed by an earthquake, and while a lot of its classic architecture hasbeen damaged over the years, by this and other occurrences, there are a stillsigns of its Roman past everywhere. Today, this ancient fishing village is oneof the most prosperous places in the Algarve.

Albufeira is known forits spectacular beaches. Just a short walk from the centre you will find thetwo largest and most popular beaches, Praia dos Pescadoresand Praia do Túnel. If you’d rather escape thecrowds, then head to one of the more secluded beaches such as Praiade Gale to the west. When it's lunchtime, simply follow thesmell of barbecued fish that wafts down to the beach from the nearbyrestaurants.

Head over to the marina to see the famousmulticoloured apartments overlooking the water, then find yourself a bar orcafe and enjoy a glass of local sparkling rose while watching the boats sailby. Or, better yet, get yourself a boat and get out on the water. With severaltour operators, it’s easy to take a fishing trip or cruise out along the coast.

Albufeira is locatedjust 36 kilometres from the capital, Faro.It’s easy to explore the place on foot and has excellent connections to thenearby airport, so no need to rent a car. You’ll find the weather is sunny throughoutthe year, like the rest of the Algarve. It’s no wonder Albufeirais such a popular destination.

Where to stay in Albufeira

PortoBay Falésia
PortoBay Falésia
4 out of 5
Quinta do Millaró, Olhos D'Agua, Albufeira, 8200-591
The price is €93 per night from 21 Feb to 22 Feb
€93
per night
21 Feb - 22 Feb
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (675 reviews)
"Beautiful area with access tot he beach with a view..buffet was nice..."

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2022

PortoBay Falésia
São Rafael Atlântico
São Rafael Atlântico
5 out of 5
Sesmarias, Albufeira, 8200-613
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €99 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
€99
per night
1 Feb - 2 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,007 reviews)
Fab place to stay
"Great hotel Lovely location"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2023

São Rafael Atlântico
Jupiter Albufeira Hotel
Jupiter Albufeira Hotel
5 out of 5
Rua Alexandre ONeill, 1, Albufeira, 8200-343
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (122 reviews)
Highly recommend
"It was a lovely experience, the food was good, the rooms clean and comfortable and a lovely place for the kids to stay too. I would definitely stay at the Jupiter again."

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2022

Jupiter Albufeira Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Cerro Mar Atlantico & Cerro Mar Garden
Cerro Mar Atlantico & Cerro Mar Garden
4 out of 5
Cerro do Malpique, Albufeira, 8200-852
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 outdoor pools and 3 poolside bars. Our guests praise the family amenities and the overall ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (288 reviews)
"Beds need to be replaced"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2022

Cerro Mar Atlantico & Cerro Mar Garden
Hotel Apartamento Brisa Sol
Hotel Apartamento Brisa Sol
4 out of 5
Do Municipio Lote 27, Apartado 2054, Albufeira, 8200-161
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free parking, an outdoor pool and breakfast. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (131 reviews)
"Met our needs. Helpful staff. Quiet and family friendly."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2022

Hotel Apartamento Brisa Sol
Apartamentos Turísticos Pateo Village
Apartamentos Turísticos Pateo Village
3 out of 5
Rua do Bem Parece, Albufeira, 8200-372
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Albufeira. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (19 reviews)
"Property is in good condition."

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2023

Apartamentos Turísticos Pateo Village
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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