Accommodation Albufeira

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Albufeira, Portugal
51 hotels, 357 apartments, 18 pensions and 450 another offers of accommodation
Guest rating 84% 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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    Pinhal do Concelho, Praia da Falésia Albufeira , Aldeia das Açoteias (7.6 km from center )

    Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falésia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury accommodations set in a landscaped pinewood with direct access to the beach, an extensive spa and outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Rooms at EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel are generously sized and in a contemporary design, complemented by white marble bathrooms with rain showers and bathtubs.… more

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    Rua Antonio Aleixo Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.4 km from center )

    This property includes 2 separate buildings and offers apartments on the hills overlooking Albufeira’s old town. Cerro Mar Atlantico & Cerro Mar Garden boasts a lagoon-style pool on a terrace with Atlantic Ocean views, and an extensive wellness centre. All of the apartments at Cerro Mar Atlantico & Cerro Mar Garden include well-appointed kitchens and most of the units feature balconies… more

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    Praia da Falesia, Pinhal do Concelho Albufeira , Aldeia das Açoteias (7.3 km from center )

    Pine Cliffs is a luxury resort in a naturally beautiful location, 800 metres from the Atlantic beaches. It features a wellness centre, 2 swimming pools and a 9-hole golf course. WiFi is available in all rooms. All guest rooms at the Pine Cliffs Residence are equipped with satellite TV and air conditioning. In addition, every unit has kitchen including a microwave and a refrigerator. The resort… more

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    Rua do Cais do Novo Mundo, Lote 5, Marina de Albufeira Albufeira (1.3 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, Villa AcquaMarina provides accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant and access to a garden with a year-round outdoor pool. Featuring free private parking, the holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as cycling and table tennis. The holiday home features 5 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen… more

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    Herdade dos Salgados s/n, Vila das Lagoas Albufeira (6.2 km from center )

    Located 2.1 km from Balbina Beach, Apartments Herdade dos Salgados by PCFerias provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The apartment offers a terrace. Guests can swim in the outdoor swimming pool, relax in the garden, or go hiking or cycling. Albufeira Marina is 6 km from Apart Herdade Salgados by PCFerias, while Albufeira Old Town Square is 8 km away. The nearest… more

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    Herdade dos Salgados Albufeira (6.0 km from center )

    Offering 10 outdoor swimming pools, palm tree garden and a kids club, Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites - All Inclusive is located in Albufeira. The unit features modern suites and rooms within 900 metres of Salgados Beach and 500 metres from Salgados Golf, with its green 18-hole courses. The air-conditioned rooms and suites feature a flat-screen cable TV and a balcony. The suites … 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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    Herdade dos Salgados, Vilas das Lagoas, Bloco 12C, Apartamento 3ºB Albufeira (6.1 km from center )

    Complete with a restaurant, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a bar, Ocean's Nest - 300 meters from Salgados beach is situated in Albufeira, 7 km from Albufeira Marina and 9 km from Albufeira Old Town Square. It is set 9 km from Fisherman's Beach and features free WiFi and free private parking. This air-conditioned apartment comes with a seating area, a kitchen with a dishwasher, and a… more

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    Rua Gil Eanes, 16, Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.4 km from center )

    Set in the centre of Albufeira, within 2.4 km of The Strip - Albufeira, Sunset Apartment - Albufeira Old Town offers accommodation with free WiFi. With sea views, this accommodation features a terrace. The apartment is fitted with a cable flat-screen TV, 2 bedrooms and a living room. The kitchen has a dishwasher, and the property has 1 bathroom. The apartment offers an outdoor pool. A bicycle… more

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    Estrada De Sta. Eulália Albufeira , Areias Sao João (3.0 km from center )

    Just 500 metres from the famous Praia da Oura and Santa Eulália beaches, the Santa Eulalia Hotel & Spa offers air-conditioned rooms. It also features indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Santa Eulalia Hotel & Spa organises evening entertainment including live music and karaoke. In the restaurant, guests can enjoy buffet meals and order breakfast, lunch and dinner. Free WiFi is available throughout… more

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    Rua dos Girassóis 14 Albufeira (1.3 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, less than 1 km from Alemaes Beach and a 10-minute walk from Inatel Beach, Sunflower Villa - Blue Sea offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and air conditioning. This villa has a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking. The villa features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and… more

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    Praia de Stª Eulália - P.O. box 2445 Albufeira , Olhos de Água (3.5 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, Algarve, the 5-star Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa features direct access to the Santa Eulália Beach, 4 outdoor swimming pools plus 3 for children and a Thalassotherapy Spa with specialised staff. The Grande Real Santa Eulália includes accommodation that will fit every families’ need. Each room, suite or apartment comes with air conditioning, digital TV and a… more

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    Rua Maria Teresa Semedo de Azevedo 1 Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.2 km from center )

    Located in Albufeira, 200 metres from Albufeira Old Town Square, Garden Hill Relax & Old Town by OCvillas provides accommodation with free WiFi. Each unit is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a seating area with a sofa, a TV, a washing machine, and a shared bathroom with bidet and a hairdryer. A microwave and fridge are also provided, as well as a kettle. The apartment… more

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    Vale de Parra Albufeira (4.5 km from center )

    Situated close to Albufeira, Parque Monte Verde offers spacious apartments and villas with kitchens, a living and a dining area. Guests have access to an outdoor swimming pool and barbecue. Parque Monte Verde’s air-conditioned units feature a private outdoor patio or balcony and free WiFi. Furnishings include a wardrobe and dressing table. Room service is available throughout the day. Guests… more

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    Rua da Torre Velha Albufeira , Sesmarias (4.2 km from center )

    Located a 5-minute walk from Castelo and Evaristo beaches, Vila do Castelo offers an adult and a children swimming pool. Surrounded by nature this property is a 10-minute drive from Albufeira's centre. Providing a sun terrace by the pool surrounded by palm trees, Vila do Castelo offers apartments with private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and private parking. Within a 10-minute drive guest… more

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    Sitio da Balaia, apartado 917 Albufeira , Olhos de Água (4.0 km from center )

    Featuring 6 outdoor pools and a 9-hole golf course, this resort is just 500 metres from Maria Luísa Beach. Two restaurants are available. Balaia Golf Village health club includes a hot tub, Turkish bath and a heated indoor pool. Massage treatments, and aromatherapy and hydrotherapy sessions can be scheduled. All apartments include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and a seating area with… more

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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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    Beco dos Lírios Albufeira (1.4 km from center )

    Situated in Albufeira, 1.5 km from Peneco Beach and 2.2 km from The Strip - Albufeira, Lilies Villa - BlueSea offers an outdoor swimming pool and air conditioning. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking. The villa has 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a… 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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    Miguel Bombarda, 12 Albufeira , Albufeira City Centre (0.2 km from center )

    Vila Recife Hotel is located in Albufeira a 5-minute walk from Fisherman’s Beach. It features a terrace, an outdoor swimming pool, and offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. Rooms enjoy wooden furnishings and are equipped with a refrigerator, telephone, and a work desk. Each has a private bathroom with shower. Guests can make use of the sun loungers, relax by the pool area, and enjoy a… more

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