Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Albufeira

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Albufeira. Well known for its restaurants, bars and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Zoomarine and Falesia Beach. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Albufeira

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Albufeira a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoomarine (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Agua Doce Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Herdade dos Salgados Golf (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Oceanico Victoria Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Oceanico Millennium Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Oceanico Laguna Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Albufeira

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Albufeira

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Albufeira is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rocha Beach (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Falesia Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Fisherman's Beach (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Albufeira Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Aveiros Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)

Transportation to and around Albufeira

The nearest airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Portimao (PRM), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Albufeira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,136 holiday lettings near Albufeira. From 3,215 Villas to 1,071 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Albufeira is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Albufeira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Albufeira:

  • Montechoro: 335 holiday homes
  • Galé: 1,482 holiday homes
  • Correeira: 805 holiday homes
  • Vale de Parra: 580 holiday homes
  • Aldeia das Açoteias: 1,943 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Albufeira?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Albufeira. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Albufeira Stadium: 9,515 holiday lettings
  • Balaia Golf Village: 9,049 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Sacred Art: 9,162 holiday lettings
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent: 9,742 holiday lettings
  • Albufeira Bullring: 9,394 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Albufeira listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Albufeira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,215 Villas in Albufeira. Our other popular types of Albufeira holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,071 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 3,588 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 66 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Albufeira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,268 holiday homes with pool available in Albufeira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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