: IC1 (A22)
: Albufeira (Fishermans Beach)
: O Pavilhao
: Pine Cliffs
: O Pavilhao
Car: not necessary
Albufeira is famous for its extensive sandy beaches, many of which have the EU blue flag for cleanliness and safety.
During summer the Old Town with its cobbled streets has a great resort atmosphere with musicians and artisan stalls in the street by day and plenty of entertainment by night. Nearby Zoomarine where your children can swim with dolphins and Splash Waterpark are exciting excursions.
Golfers can benefit from discounted green fees at nearby courses. Water sports, big game fishing, sailing, cruises, cycling and riding are available, plus it is a great region for walking and bird watching, especially in the wetlands. The lovely mountain village of Monchique, Moorish Silves with its castle, Vilamoura marina and charming Tavira near the Spanish border are easily reached by bus or car. Seville and Lisbon are about 2/3 hours drive away.
The magnificent Algarve Shopping Centre at Guia with its wonderful shops, a huge supermaket, cinemas and bowling is nearby.
Other Activities: Safari, Deep Sea Fishing, Crazy Golf, Dolphin Watching, Boat Excursions, Bowling, Karting,
Golf: Club Abufeira offers discounted green fees at Salgados, Vila Sol, Balaia Golf (all 18 and 9 hole) Pinta, and Carvoeira (18 hole only).
Golf course dress code and etiquette must be observed at all times - soft spikes and shirt (no t-shirts).