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 7,583 holiday lettings near Albufeira. From 2,939 Villas to 971 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Albufeira?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Albufeira. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Montechoro: 313 holiday homes
  • Galé: 1,447 holiday homes
  • Correeira: 747 holiday homes
  • Vale de Parra: 600 holiday homes
  • Aldeia das Açoteias: 1,948 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Albufeira! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Albufeira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Albufeira with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Olhos de Água: 6,440 holiday lettings
  • Alvor: 4,515 holiday lettings
  • Vale Formoso: 3,773 holiday lettings
  • Carvoeiro: 5,146 holiday lettings
  • Armação de Pêra: 5,711 holiday lettings

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Albufeira. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Albufeira Stadium: 9,422 holiday rentals
  • Balaia Golf Village: 9,185 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Sacred Art: 9,427 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent: 9,669 holiday rentals
  • Albufeira Bullring: 9,286 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Albufeira listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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