Popular Accommodations in Albufeira
Highlights in Albufeira
- Beach holiday
- Holiday resort for night owls
- Beautiful old town
- Zoomarine Theme Park
- Art gallery
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Vacation rentals in Albufeira
Albufeira is one of the busiest holiday resorts in southern Portugal and offers many bars and clubs for people who enjoy going out, where an entertaining nightlife takes place. At the same time you can find a apartment in Albufeira, which is situated away from the hustle and bustle and offers a lot of peace and relaxation for families and children. In Albufeira you can rent private apartments or comfortable accommodation in an apartment house with pool. An apartment in Albufeira is often close to the beach and has a terrace from which you can enjoy the magnificent sea views.The exclusive furnishings of a villa
With its whitewashed houses and narrow cobblestone streets, where pretty boutiques, cafés and restaurants are located, the seaside resort in the Algarve exudes a lot of charm and a Mediterranean flair. From a vacation rental in Albufeira, located in the heart of the old town, you can take a fun walk through the narrow streets at any time of the day or night. Despite its central location, the Peneco beach is only a few minutes' walk away. Outside of the town, there are numerous luxurious villas with swimming pools and palm-lined gardens, perfect for a break from everyday life.
Holidays in Albufeira
Location and orientation
The municipality of Albufeira is located in the Algarve, directly on the south coast of Portugal. The villages of Ferreiras, Guia and Paderne belong to the Albufeira district. The city of Faro can be reached by train in only 20 minutes. If you arrive via Lisbon, you will have to drive south for about two and a half hours.
Travelers and Activities
Directly from the city centre you will soon reach the beautiful, wide sandy beaches, such as the Praia do Peneco beach, which can be reached via a tunnel. If your apartment in Albufeira is close to the former castle, use the staircases leading directly to the beach. The most beautiful beaches are Praia de Evaristo and Praia de Falésia-Açoteias. If you want to take a boat trip along the coast or go dolphin watching, then simply go to Albufeira harbour, where the excursion boats depart.A holiday resort for night owls
Albufeira has a charming old town with numerous narrow streets and countless good restaurants and bars. On the "Piste", a street full of bars and clubs, night owls will find music, dance and lots of fun-loving people. From the harbour there are also special party boats where you can start partying during the day.
Not far from Albufeira, in Silves, you will find the Alcantarilha Chapel of the Dead, equipped with 1,500 human skull bones.
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The old town of Cidade Velha is surrounded by an old city wall and exudes a very special atmosphere due to its Arabic roots. Here you can stroll along narrow alleys lined with white houses, where numerous cafés and shops invite you to stroll. Worth seeing hotspots in the old town are the parish church Ingreja Matriz as well as the archaeological museum at the Praça da Republica.2. Excursion days in water and family parks
In Guia there is the Zoomarine theme park, which presents alligators and seabirds as well as dolphin and seal shows. Another attraction is the water park Slide and Splash, where crazy rubber ring tracks and water slides provide unforgettable experiences. Both theme parks can be easily reached by shuttle bus from Albufeira.3. Visit Portuguese art
The Galeria de Arte on the main square of the old town offers a nice change, where you can admire changing art exhibitions with free admission. The art gallery is located in a beautiful building dating from 1926 and shows the works of young Portuguese artists.