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Never be far from the action with holiday accommodation in Gale.

The quiet residential area of Gale is located on the Algarve coast. It is home to three gorgeous beaches and a collection of restaurants, bars, and shops. It is perfect for a relaxing holiday, yet is only a short distance from the busy town of Albufeira. For those looking to be near but not necessarily in Albufeira, a holiday apartment or villa in Gale is a good option. HomeAway has got a number of apartments in Gale, including Gale beach apartments and those with WI-FI. Secluded villas in Gale with private pools are also just a click away.

Gale is less than 1.5 miles from the Albufeira Old Town and Marina. These two spots are must-see sites: the Old Town with its cobbled streets and the brightly coloured marina. HomeAway has also got affordable villas and apartments in this area. HomeAway also offers a selection of comfortable rental accommodations in Faro, and travellers hoping to find a place to stay further west along the Algarve coast should look no further than the rental houses and apartments in Carvoeiro.

Things to do

Praia da Gale Oeste:

The Gale Oeste beach is a long stretch of golden sand with a backdrop of soft dunes. A beach restaurant takes care of hunger and thirst, and sun beds are available. One unique offer: special dune buggies are available to help bring disabled visitors to the beach.

Praia da Gale Leste:

Another one of Gale's beaches, the Gale Leste is characterised by rocky outcrops and sheltered coves. This beach is a bit more secluded than the others, making it a good option for those craving some rest and relaxation. There are two beach restaurants here.

Zoomarine:

This marine life park is found in the town of Guia, about six miles from Albufeira and Gale. Seal and dolphin shows are held regularly throughout the year, a 4D cinema shows films pertaining to marine life, and there are a number of swimming pools and snack bars to ensure a full and fun day out.

Albufeira Old Town:

This part of Albufeira is located near the Fisherman's Beach. It is full of cosy cafés and restaurants, and the narrow cobblestone streets and whitewashed buildings exemplify the old style of this region. The Clock Tower, the symbol of Albufeira, is also located here. There are also numerous shops selling local goods as well as everyday necessities.

The Albufeira Strip:

The ever-popular Sao Joao sector of Albufeira is the place to go for those who want to eat, drink, and dance. This hot spot is popular with locals and tourists alike. The strip is lined with all kinds of bars, clubs, and restaurants, making it a fun destination.

Sebastião Church:

The 18th-century church of St. Sebastian in Albufeira is not only a place of worship, but also home to the Museum of Sacred Art. Visitors can see 16th-century stone sculptures, a large collection of paintings, and wooden icons of saints. It is also a nice place to beat the heat on a hot summer day.

Weather in Gale

Gale enjoys a warm climate the whole year through. In July and August temperatures average about 28-30°C. The days are full of sunshine and rainfall is quite rare. The warm temperatures extend well into late September and October. Winters in Gale are mild. Temperatures rarely go below 10°C and average around 15°C most of the season. Rain is most common in December and February.

Travel to Gale

Gale is located approximately 31 miles from Faro International Airport (FAO). To reach Gale, hiring a car is a popular option. There are several agencies located at the airport, though pre-arranging can save time and money. For those who wish to take the bus, it is possible to reach Gale from Faro, but requires a transfer in Albufeira.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (27 reviews)
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    • 5 BR
    • 5 BA
    • Sleeps 12
    Villa #862822
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      • 4 BR
      • 4 BA
      • Sleeps 9
      Villa #406078
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        Excellent! 4.4/5
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        • 4 BR
        • 4 BA
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        Villa #841141
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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          Villa #67802
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            • 7 BR
            • 5 BA
            • Sleeps 15
            Villa #1922597
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              Excellent! 4.7/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              House #1654369
              9
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                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                Villa #421389
                6
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                  • 5 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Sleeps 12
                  Villa #1708900
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (29 reviews)
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                    • 5 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 10
                    Villa #869416
                    29
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                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                      (5 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Villa #1023622
                      5
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 4 BA
                        • Sleeps 13
                        Villa #1745218
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                          • 6 BR
                          • 5 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
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                          Villa #1085613
                          3
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Villa #6916635
                            3
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Villa #66304
                              5
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                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                (5 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 7
                                Villa #410064
                                5
                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Villa #67324
                                  7
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (11 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 4 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Villa #25466
                                    11
                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                      (4 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 4 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #1672635
                                      4
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 4 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Villa #833716
                                        4
                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (5 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 10
                                          Villa #1322278
                                          5
                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 6 BR
                                            • 5 BA
                                            • Sleeps 14
                                            House #1902020
                                            1
                                            Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 11
                                              Villa #1672632
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 5 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Villa #1783407
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Villa #1902022
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
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                                                    Villa #1992569
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                                                      • 5 BR
                                                      • 5 BA
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                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      Villa #1672634
                                                      2
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                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                        • 5 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
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                                                        Villa #1023621
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Very Good! 4.1/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Villa #6518468
                                                          7
                                                          Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Villa #93307
                                                            16
                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 5 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Villa #1846349
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #1785598
                                                                11
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                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #1050712
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                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #867621
                                                                    10
                                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Villa #407253
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Villa #866612
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                                          Villa #407261
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Villa #8063661
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (24 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #867621
                                                                              24
                                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                Villa #1883474
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                  (3 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Villa #66483
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Villa #11711
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Condo #8019485
                                                                                      3
                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 9
                                                                                        Condo #1684108
                                                                                        7
                                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #867621
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #6837228
                                                                                            8
                                                                                            Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (22 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #6658317
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                                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                Villa #1278158
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #6007211
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (2 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #67634
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #6970668
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Perfect for the family - would book here again

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Being a first-timer, we did have reservations about the property and location but thankfully everything met our expectations. The villa is located in a rural area so the closest supermarket is a 25 min walk away or 5 mins by cab. The taxis are very prompt and arrive within 10 mins, however the return journey back to the villa was troublesome - I had the location of the villa pinned to my offline Google maps so had to direct many drivers back to the location. The villa itself was immaculate, we had the bare essentials provided when we arrived which included, milk, bread, eggs and other bits which was nice. The rooms were clean and everything was as we expected it to be. We had cleaners at the villa 2-3 times in the week we were there . The slight issue we did experience was hot water which seemed to only run hot during the afternoon - dead cold in the morning. We did contact the management regarding this but on the first day the office was closed, on the second day nobody was answering the phone, when we finally did make contact they sent a plumber around to address the issue - as he explained the hot water is supplied via the solar panels on the roof - this was switched over to use both electric and solar power which corrected problem a few days later. Wifi in the house was available in all areas and the speed was steady and enough for our 7 -8 devices. If you are travelling around the area then I would recommend a hire car as this would save on taxis. Arranging a transfer from the airport cost us 75 EUR each way via taxi (7 seater) so this was slightly more than expected. The local supermarket (Apolonia) is the equivalent of UK Waitrose so prices are more expensive here than you would find in Lidl/Aldi which are a little farther away. Overall, we had a nice holiday, the kids enjoyed the time at the villa with the pool and play rooms as did the adults. The booking process was easy, and our arrival/departure process was laid out clearly so we had no issues. Highly recommended
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We were a group of 3 couples and 3 babies. This villa was ideal; spacious, modern, clean with comfortable sitting and dining area for our nights in, we cooked and got a few take aways. It was great to have a heated pool for the babies. The location is perfect for a relaxing holiday, a lovely restaurant nearby, O'Marinheiros, and the beach is a 5 min walk away with a lovely beach bar that looks over the sea. There are a few places to eat nearby too, and albuferia is a 10 min ride in a taxi. Had a great time, would definitely recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017