Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Albufeira

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Albufeira. Well known for its restaurants, bars and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Zoomarine and Falesia Beach. A vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Albufeira a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Albufeira

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Albufeira

The nearest airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Albufeira?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 7,436 house rentals around Albufeira. From 3,340 Condos/Apartments to 2,853 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Albufeira is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Albufeira?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Albufeira. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Old Town: 1,180 vacation rentals
  • Olhos de Água: 6,267 vacation rentals
  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,412 vacation rentals
  • Patroves: 2,391 vacation rentals
  • Vale de Parra: 543 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Albufeira! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Albufeira?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Albufeira:

  • Olhos de Água: 6,267 rentals
  • Guia: 3,573 rentals
  • Paderne: 12,731 rentals
  • Salgados: 4,847 rentals
  • Aldeia dos Matos: 4,785 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Albufeira?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Albufeira. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,412 vacation homes
  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 10,938 vacation homes
  • Albufeira Marina: 9,398 vacation homes
  • Balaia Golf Village: 8,975 vacation homes
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent: 9,412 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Albufeira listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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