Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Albufeira

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Albufeira. Well known for its restaurants, bars and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Zoomarine and Falesia Beach. A holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Albufeira a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Albufeira

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Albufeira

The nearest airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city centre. 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 near Albufeira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,548 holiday rentals near Albufeira. From 2,930 Villas to 951 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Albufeira for a long holiday or a weekend break 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:

  • Areias de São João: 603 holiday rentals
  • Cerro de Águia: 707 holiday rentals
  • Patroves: 2,418 holiday rentals
  • Vale de Santa Maria: 744 holiday rentals
  • Alpouvar: 121 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Albufeira! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Boliqueime: 5,638 holiday homes
  • Alvor: 4,448 holiday homes
  • Carvoeiro: 5,010 holiday homes
  • Lagoa: 6,545 holiday homes
  • Estômbar: 4,335 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Albufeira?

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

  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 10,920 holiday rentals
  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,419 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent: 9,422 holiday rentals
  • Albufeira Marina: 9,368 holiday rentals
  • Aveiros Beach: 9,104 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 homes.

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