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Make a holiday apartment or villa in Albufeira your home away from home

Albufeira is the gateway to the Algarve, is situated on the coastline, and with access to 20 beaches. The two parts of Albufeira, the old town and the new resort, blend together perfectly. The old Town is a maze of tiny streets and whitewashed houses. Although the earthquake and associated tidal flood of Albufeira in 1755 destroyed most of the old town, there are still many buildings worth investigating whilst on Algarve holiday in Albufeira.

Things to do from your villa in Albufeira

There are over 20 beaches on the Albufeira coastline all of different sizes and styles, so there are hideaways in rocky coves, or golden sweeping beaches adorned with volleyball pitches and sun loungers. You will undoubtedly test many of the beaches from you Albufeira apartment, and will only find your favourite in time for another Albufeira holiday! Many of them have the European blue flag accreditation for cleanliness and safety, and there are facilities available for many sports, and equipment hire.

Albufeira's Old town hides a selection of locally renowned restaurants, preparing the regions most delicious fresh seafood and cataplana (grilled sardines, a local specialty).

For evening entertainment, The Strip in the new beach side of Albufeira, has every conceivable bar and club, accounting for all tastes, long into the night.

Places to holiday in Albufeira

Away from The Strip in Albufeira, there are two resorts with fantastic golfing facilities on site. Balaia, a golf village has a nine hole par 3 course with some considerable hazards, six swimming pools, gyms, jacuzzi, steam room, massage centres and of course, is situated with good access to beaches. The other golfing resort is at Clube Albufeira Resort, which has facilities for almost any request!

Guia and Sao Rafael are two gems along the Albufeira coastline. Guia is a tiny, delicate village, with no hustle and exquisite cuisine. It is certainly worth visiting, even if you decide to take a villa in Albufeira elsewhere along the coast. Sao Rafael is also on the coast, and has hidden sandy beaches, cliff walks and some of the freshest fish on the region.

Weather in Albufeira, Portugal

With all destinations in the Algarve, seasonal variations in temperature are not nearly as pronounced as they are in the UK, and with 300 days of sunshine a year, a villa in Albufeira is good value any time you need a getaway!

Travel to your apartment in Albufeira

Cheap flights to Albufeira are easy to find. Faro (FOA) is the nearest airport receiving flights from the UK, and they leave from Gatwick (LGW) Manchester (MAN) and Bristol (BRS) on a very regular basis.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic place absolute perfection, wouldn't have changed a single thing.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Brilliant place if your going to Albufeira this is the place to stay. Lovely house has everything you need. The small pool was perfect for the hot weather. Real home from home. Old Town is great some fantastic eating places and nice evening entertainment for families too. Took the train around new Town and so appreciated that we were staying in the old town. The house is just behind the square up some steps with a lovely view from the 2 balconies. You can hear the hustle and bustle in the evening but not loud and quite nice actually. Came home totally relaxed. Will definitely go again x
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      A special place

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The villa was everything I had remembered it being. 15 years ago my grandad took me and my family to this villa and it was the best holiday I had ever had as a child, great memories. Last year sadly my grandad past away. What better way to remember him than to take my wife and children to the very same villa. The inside has been completely revamped, but the villa has the same family feel about it. We had the perfect family holiday, full of laughs. I arrived earlier than arranged and we met Armando and his lovely family - very nice people who were very welcoming. Gale is beautiful. I hope to return soon and if I do I'll definitely book this villa again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017