Accommodation Albufeira

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These are the most interesting Albufeira areas: Areias Sao João, Olhos de Água, Albufeira City Centre, Sesmarias, Montechoro, Aldeia das Açoteias, Galé.

Albufeira, Portugal
47 hotels, 329 apartments, 17 pensions and 417 another offers of accommodation
Guest rating 83% based on 95,552 ratings

Albufeira guide

Albufeira is situated in the southern part of Portugal, in the most important tourist area - Algarve. Its population is about 40 thousand inhabitants. It is well known for its stunning beaches with fine sand, cliffs and typically white little houses that spread throughout the city.

Accommodation in Albufeira

Accommodation in Albufeira offers an incredible number of options - from hostels, apartments, hotels, to villas, guest houses, resorts and holiday homes. The most popular accommodation is located near the Praia dos Pescadores beach or Praia do Túnel beach or provides direct access to one of the other Albufeira beaches. The cheapest accommodation can be found in hostels. The price of accommodation in three-star hotels or apartments starts at EUR 33 per room/per night. Pretty much every building that offers accommodation has also its own outdoor pool, often offer rooms with balconies and wi-fi access. The most luxurious hotels in Albufeira are probably Sheraton Algarve Hotel, with its own spa and water sports center and also Pine Cliffs Residence, that has its own golf course. The most popular hotels in Albufeira are: Vidamar Algarve Hotel, Sheraton Algarve Hotel, Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos - Adults Only - Design Beach Hotel, Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel, Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa, Hotel Apartamento Areias Village or Sao Rafael Suite Hotel.

Weather in Albufeira

Albufeira has a pleasant weather conditions throughout the year - summers are hot and perfect for lounging on the beach and all sorts of summer activities, winters are nice, there is practically no rain. The main tourist season for beach holidays is from April to October - during these months the main beaches are guarded by lifeguards and beach restaurants, bars and other shops on the beach are opened.

History of Albufeira

The area was inhabited as early as in Roman times. Albufeira acquired its name thanks to Arabs, who occupied the city at the beginning of the 8th century - they called it "Al-Buhayra" (= “Lagoon” in English). Moorish domination lasted for another 500 years. In the 13th century, the city was conquered by Christians and became a part of Portugal. Originally it was a typical fishing village, since 1960 it became also a very popular holiday destination. Algarve region visits annually about 5 million tourists.

How to get to Albufeira

The nearest airport is in Faro, about 30 km from Albufeira. From Faro, it is possible to get to Albufeira by taxi, bus or rent a car. Another option how to get to Albufeira is to travel by plane / train to Lisbon and from here 3 hrs by Intercity train. Another option is to travel by high-speed (Alfa Pendular) train, the journey from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2.5 hours. The train station in Albufeira is about 6 kilometers from the city center, from the train station you can catch a taxi and in 10 minutes you are in town.

Beaches in Albufeira

Most tourists are visiting two areas - Areias de São João, known as The Strip and the Old Town. Strip is very popular amongst nightlife lovers, there are many bars, clubs and restaurants in the area. In the Old Town, you can find two main city beaches - Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman's beach) and Praia do Tunel. Since the coast of Albufeira consists of cliffs, there were built lifts and escalators to the beaches to reach it as much as comfortable as possible. If you walk along the sea to the left from the city beaches, you can find more and more beaches to be explored. While wandering, you can stumble upon warning signs indicating the falling stones - you really need to take those seriously and avoid the areas. In addition to a possible injury you may be fined for visiting these areas. Besides this, the beaches of Albufeira are some of the safest in the world, some of them has even awarded the Blue Flag. On the right, from the city beaches, you can find a port - from here are leaving boats that offer sea trips.

Activities in Albufeira

Whether you prefer relaxing holidays or you like more action, you shall enjoy your time in Albufeira! There are many activities in the town, for example you can go horse riding or hire ATV. You can also find here a rope park or Zoomarine (marine theme park). You can visit the caves, play golf or go fishing. You can also relax during a massage or you can go singing to one of the karaoke bars.

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    Praia da Falésia Albufeira , Aldeia das Açoteias (6.6 km from center )

    This 5-star hotel has a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia da Falésia. It features luxury spa facilities, 8 restaurants and a seasonal water sports centre. All of the beautifully decorated rooms and suites at Pine Cliffs Hotel include LCD TVs. All rooms also include furnished balconies with resort, garden or sea views. Pine Cliffs Hotel features a choice of 11… more

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    Rua Dos Mareantes Caixa Postal 834-Z Albufeira , Galé (4.9 km from center )

    Located on a hill 300 meters from the Atlantic beaches, Moradias Villas Rufino offers self-contained contemporary accommodation. The property is surrounded by gardens and features an outdoor pool and a tennis court. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. The studios and villas are bright and airy and include a kitchen with a refrigerator. They are fitted with satellite TV and feature a… more

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    Quinta Da Balaia - Vila A - H Albufeira , Olhos de Água (3.3 km from center )

    Vila Balaia - Luxury Villas Resort offers self-contained villas set within landscaped gardens with outdoor heated pool in the sea-side resort of Albufeira. It features immense green areas and provides access to a nearby golf-course. Renovated in 2020, all villas are fully equipped with air conditioning and decorated to a modern luxury standard with tasteful furnishings, featuring a living room… more

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    Quinta da Balaia, Lote 715 Albufeira , Olhos de Água (3.7 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, Villa Lucas - high speed internet features the Algarve’s traditional white exterior coupled with a modern architecture. The unit features a garden, furnished terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. The 5-bedroom villa is spacious and includes 3 bathrooms. The unit is air conditioned and its living room includes a flat-screen cable TV, DVD player, iPod Dock and sofas. The full… more

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    Cerro da Águia 4 Albufeira (1.9 km from center )

    Situated in Albufeira, 2.6 km from Albufeira Old Town Square and 2.9 km from Fisherman's Beach, Villa Albufeira offers free WiFi and air conditioning. This villa offers a garden. The villa includes 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with a bidet, a seating area, and a kitchen with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is featured. Villa Albufeira offers a terrace. Albufeira Marina is 3.1 km… more

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    Patroves Residences Ocean View Albufeira (2.6 km from center )

    Ocean View comprises uniquely designed villas situated on a swimming pool. Each is equipped with full kitchen and a panoramic roof terrace with sea views. Albufeira is 3 km away. Each villa features a spacious living room with fireplace and dining area on the ground floor. There are 3 bedrooms situated upstairs and 2 bathrooms. Utilities include a dishwasher and washing machine. The villas give… more

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    Rua Da Pedra Dos Bicos Albufeira , Areias Sao João (2.7 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, this unit is 350 metres from Oura Beach. CIP-T3 Bicos T features access to a green garden, sun terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. The unit has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, along with a living room which features a flat-screen satellite TV, free WiFi and sofas. There is a fully equipped kitchen where guests may choose to prepare their own meals. The nearby beachfront area… more

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    Caminhos dos Brejos, nº 539 Albufeira (2.6 km from center )

    Set in Albufeira, 2.7 km from Peneco Beach and 2.9 km from The Strip - Albufeira, Villas Novochoro - Large Garden- Heatable Pool offers an outdoor swimming pool and air conditioning. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking. Featuring a DVD player, the villa has a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge, a living room with… more

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    Praia da Oura - Rua Ramalho Ortigão Albufeira , Areias Sao João (2.4 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, Apartamentos Borda D’Água offers accommodation 50 metres from Praia da Oura. Each apartment or studio is fully furnished and is equipped with a satellite TV, wardrobe and air conditioning. The private bathroom available in each apartment features a shower and free toiletries. Guests can prepare their own meals using small kitchenette available equipped with microwave,… more

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    Rua Gil Eanes Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.4 km from center )

    In the heart of Albufeira, set within a short distance of Peneco Beach and Municipal Museum of Archaeology, Sea Gem Apartment - high speed internet offers free WiFi, air conditioning and household amenities such as a dishwasher and kettle. With sea views, this accommodation offers a swimming pool. The apartment is fitted with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a dining… more

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    Rua Miguel Torga apartado 2450 Albufeira , Areias Sao João (1.5 km from center )

    Hotel Ondamar offers apartments 15 minutes’ walk from Forte Beach and the old town. There is an indoor heated pool, an outdoor pool and a children's outdoor pool set in beautiful gardens with waterfalls. All apartments are equipped with a kitchenette fitted with a dishwasher, a small refrigerator, an oven, a stovetop, a toaster and kitchenware. They also offer a large balcony. The aparthotel's… more

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    Torre Da Medronheira - Olhos De Água Albufeira , Olhos de Água (4.8 km from center )

    This beach front resort on Albufeira’s coast is located on a small cliff overlooking Maria Luisa Beach. It offers a swimming pool and self-catering accommodation. Free private parking is available. The suites and apartments at Clube Maria Luisa have a private balcony, a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen with a washing machine. Guests of the Clube Maria can enjoy refreshing drinks and… more

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    Herdade dos Salgados, Rua da Boca da Alagoa, Lote1 Fase 2, Albufeira (6.2 km from center )

    Offering a beachfront location, a 5-minute walk from the beach, Salgados Beach Villas offers contemporary villas with private outdoor swimming pools. It is located in the Salgados area and offers free private parking, a 4-minute drive away from Salgados Golf and a 10-minute drive from Albufeira. The elegant villas feature a poolside wooden deck and sun loungers. The living room includes a sofa… more

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    Praia da galé Albufeira , Galé (5.4 km from center )

    V4 Sunshine is a detached villa situated in Albufeira, a 10-minute walk from the Galé beach. Guests can relax by the year-round outdoor pool in the garden. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. The air-conditioned property features two double bedrooms, two twin bedrooms. There is a large living room at V4 Sunshine with a flat-screen TV with… more

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    Travessa 25 De Abril, Olhos D' Agua Albufeira , Olhos de Água (5.8 km from center )

    Located in Olhos de Água, these bright and spacious apartments are just a 5-minute walk to the beach. The landscaped gardens have an outdoor swimming pool. Aqua Mar Aparthotel’s colourful apartments have a fully-equipped kitchen with microwave and refrigerator. Each air-conditioned apartment has a comfortable seating area and satellite TV. The bar serves drinks throughout the day and has a pool… more

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    Rua dos Girassóis 47 Albufeira (1.4 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, CIP-V4 Globo provides accommodation with a private pool, a patio and pool views. The air-conditioned accommodation is 1.4 km from Peneco Beach, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site. The villa features 4 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 4… more

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    Rua Da Pedra Dos Bicos, Lote 17 Albufeira , Areias Sao João (2.8 km from center )

    Located in the centre of Santa Eulália - Oura in Albufeira, this unit is 300 metres from Oura Beach. Bicos 303 features access to a green garden, sun terrace and an outdoor swimming pool. The unit has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, along with a living room which features cable TV, free WiFi and DVD player. There is a fully equipped kitchen and 3 balconies. The unit features one private parking… more

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    Largo Jacinto D'Ayet 8 Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.3 km from center )

    Al-Buhera Palace in Albufeira is located within 50 meters from Peneco Beach, next to the lift access to it. It is 300 meters from Old Town Square and 500 meters from Fisherman's Beach. All rooms are themed, with private bathroom and feature air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV and free WiFi is available throughout the property. Most rooms have panoramic sea views and there is a common… more

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    Rua Almeida Garrett 39 Albufeira , Areias Sao João (1.7 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, within 700 metres of The Strip - Albufeira and 1.1 km of Oura Beach, Villa Francella- Relaxing holidays in a ideal location offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. It is set 3.8 km from Albufeira Old Town Square and provides room service. The villa features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped… more

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    Rua do Mediterrâneo - Nº14 Albufeira (1.3 km from center )

    Luna Solaqua is located in the heart of Albufeira, within a 10-minutes walk from both Oura Street and the Old Town, and features air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi, as well as access to an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Each unit comes with a balcony, a flat-screen TV, a well-fitted kitchenette and a private bathroom with bath, free toiletries and a hair dryer. A microwave, a… more

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