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Enjoy the ideal getaway in an Albuefeira Town Marina holiday apartment.

Albufeira is one of the Algarve region's most popular destinations. Thousands of visitors flock to this interesting town year after year because Albufeira provides the perfect mix between old and new, excitement and relaxation. The old city centre is lined with cobblestone streets and traditional architecture; the famous São João strip is booming with 24-hour night life; the marina is bright, modern, and relaxing, and the gorgeous sandy beaches and clean waters were made for relaxing. If a trip to Albufeira is in the future, the right accommodation can be found with HomeAway.

Apartments in Albufeira Town Marina are available for all kinds of travellers and budgets. Whether it be a cosy and affordable studio apartment for two or a luxurious rooftop apartment with a killer view, HomeAway has got it. HomeAway also has quite a few villas in Albufeira Town Marina.

Also consider accommodations in nearby towns. For example, HomeAway also offers holiday homes in the Faro region, and travellers will also find comfortable holiday rentals in Carvoeiro.

Things to do

Albufeira Castle:

The origins of Albufeira Castle date back to the Romans. It suffered greatly, though, in the earthquake of 1755, so most of what visitors see today was built in the late-18th century. The clock tower, or "Torre do Relógio", was constructed on the site of the old castle tower and is one of Albufeira's most famous landmarks.

Albufeira Old Town:

The old town in Albufeira is representative of the traditional style in the Algarve. Narrow cobblestone streets wind their way up the hillside, and the town square is covered with trees and shrubs. Numerous cafés and restaurants can be found here. There are also stores selling locally made leather goods, delicacies, and handicrafts.

São João:

When the mood to party strikes, São João is the place to be. This lively nightlife area is full of and bars and clubs ensuring visitors can party any time, day or night. The "strip" of Albufeira is always busy and always full.

Fisherman's beach:

The first thing visitors may notice when approaching the Fisherman's Beach, or Praia dos Pescadores, is the smell of grilled fish in the air. Numerous restaurants and stands adorn this beautiful stretch of golden sand, located a stone's throw from the old town. The sand and water are very clean.

Zoomarine:

This marine life theme park is found in the town of Guia, about six miles from Albufeira. Dolphin, seal, and sea lion shows are held year-round, as are bird shows. There is a 4-D movie theatre, a rehabilitation centre for marine wildlife, as well as pools and a small amusement park.

Albufeira Marina:

This colourful part of town is hard to miss! The buildings are painted in bright blue, green, pink, yellow, and orange. The marina area has a nice selection of shops nearby. There are quite a few bars and restaurants along the marina itself, making it a relaxing place to watch the ships roll in.

Weather in Albuefeira Town Marina

The Algarve region boasts 3,000 hours of sunshine throughout the year, making it a popular destination any season. Summers in Albufeira are hot and dry. Temperatures average about 28ºC in July and August, with some days climbing up into the mid-30s. Thankfully the breeze from the Atlantic keeps it cool and pleasant. The water temperature is about 22°C during the summer. Winters are mild with an average temperature of 15ºC in January.

Travel to Albuefeira Town Marina

Faro Airport (FAO) is located approximately 25 miles from Albufeira. There are many car hire agencies located at the airport, and taxis are numerous, but book a ride in advance for a better rate. The journey is a simple 30-minute drive west along the A22 or N125. Visitors may also opt to take the regional train or bus from Faro city centre to Albufeira. Up-to-date timetables are available online.

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Albuefeira Town Marina Villas & Apartments (99)

 

Recent Reviews

Nice views

5 of 5
Lovely view . could do with some small changes which would improve the standard of the studio . Lifts and staircase are quite shoddy but studio makes up for that .
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Compact and central. Up the hill from the old town a few minutes walk. Great pool and outdoors area.

5 of 5
This is a great apartment,compact, clean and central. My husband and 3 kids stayed here (6, 12 &14) for 2 weeks. Got everything you need. Wifi and Netflix on tv for those few tired nights in. Roof terrace lovely to sit and listen to the buzz and have a drink. Air con in living room but you need to leave it on and all the doors open to circulate....it Can get very warm and hard to sleep some nights. Was over 35° quite a few times. Quiet enough when we were there (30 June -14 July) great pool and plenty of sun loungers to go round. Helpful available staff on hand especially when my husband fell asleep when we were at the pool and locked us out! Its about 5-10 minutes down to the beach past eddys bar to the right and the old town and beyond to the left. Great wee bar Merlins just across from block with great music and cocktails, no food though but a good cafe just on left on down past bluebell bar for coffee, snacks. Plenty of convenience stores/markets but there was 5 of us So we took a taxi to Aldi for supplies for a fortnight and topped up every few days. Taxi rank beside apartment, say santa Anna church and they'll know! So many bars and restaurents we were spoilt for choice. We ate like kings. Prices good /reasonable. Shalom 1 & 2 highly recommend...all you can eat ribs and wings! Great for families. There are lively bars/clubs but we preferred the live music at the likes of vertigo and warehouse. Sleeps comfortably 4 ideal for small family, sofa was a little uncomfortable to sleep on for my daughter for 2 weeks. We had a fantastic fortnight here i really can't fault it. Was a perfect base for us to explore...zoo marine, boat tours, marina and surrounding areas. We didn't spend that much time in it to be honest! Came in from pool/beach, shower and headed out again. The town is buzzing. Great atmosphere. The beach you will pay €5 for a sun lounger and €5 for umbrellas but there was one in apartment we used and bought a big blanket of one of the beach sellers instead. life guards at beach. There are some buckets and spades above washing machine. We bought sugar, olive oil, teabags and salt etc to cook a few nights and a jug for sangria. We didn't have any negative experiences..some meals better than others but apart from that the whole 2 week holiday was brill. I will definitely be back to Albufeira and if you want somewhere close the old town that it is guaranteed clean/secure/equipped then i recommend here. You will not be disappointed!
  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017