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 8,297 holiday rentals near Albufeira. From 3,357 Villas to 1,099 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 Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Albufeira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Albufeira:

  • Areias de São João: 623 holiday homes
  • Cerro de Águia: 837 holiday homes
  • Patroves: 2,702 holiday homes
  • Vale de Santa Maria: 899 holiday homes
  • Patã de Baixo: 473 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Albufeira?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Albufeira. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 11,846 holiday rentals
  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 10,277 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent: 10,248 holiday rentals
  • Albufeira Marina: 10,274 holiday rentals
  • Aveiros Beach: 9,927 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Albufeira listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Albufeira?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 3,357 Villas in Albufeira. Our other popular types of Albufeira holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,099 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 3,584 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 64 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Albufeira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,404 holiday homes with pool available in Albufeira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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