Discover a selection of 1,500 holiday rentals in Gale that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 65 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Gale. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Soft sands and gentle waves beckon from villas at Galé

Galé is the premier location for travellers looking to have a beach-centred holiday experience in Albufeira villas. Praia da Galé is the most prominent beach in the area, and its soft sands and gentle waves make for a fun experience for the whole family. The beach is also complemented by shops and restaurants all around, including one restaurant that won a Michelin star. Villas in this area are surprisingly affordable, but there are also more luxurious options available if you want the best of the best when it comes to amenities.

 
Day trips

Enjoy tours and excursions abroad from Galé holiday cottages

If you’re looking for a daylong excursion from Galé holiday cottages, there are tons of options available near holiday homes. You can take a Quad Experience tour of the local countryside, where you can experience off-roading and visit a local farmers market. Scuba diving and snorkelling among indigenous sea life with the Indigo Divers experience is another great option. Going further afield, you can visit the imposing Moorish castle and rolling countryside at Silves. You can also visit the ancient walled city of Faro and its access to the Ria Formosa nature park.

How to get around

Travel to and around your Galé holiday rental

There are several options for travel around your Galé holiday rental. The Guia region is only about 4 miles away from the city of Albufeira, and there are five bus routes that run to the region, making for easy transport to and from the big city. The closest airport to the area is Faro Airport, with Lisbon the next closest. Taxi service is available but limited, and there is no railway station. Hiking and biking in the area are good ways to see the sights, and a car hire will give you the option to drive around as you like.

Restaurants and bars

Enjoy a culinary adventure near Galé villa rentals

To enjoy a culinary adventure near villa rentals in Galé, you’ll want to first explore local restaurants. Here you’ll find a number of fun eateries that range from affordable and family friendly to expensive and upscale. Vegan options are available, as are poolside and oceanfront bars and pubs, and much of the food you’ll experience will be fusion cuisine based on seafood with Mediterranean influences. Many restaurants here use garlic, parsley, bay leaf and similar herbs in their seasonings. Ethnic cuisine such as Indian and Chinese food is also available for those wanting a different option.

Essential info

What to know about holiday lettings in Galé

Galé is a neighbourhood named for its adjoining beach in the civil parish of Guia. It’s located in the municipality of Albufeira. It has a full-time population of fewer than 5,000 people, but travellers increase the number during the high season from June through August. Residents speak Portuguese as their dominant language, but many homes are multilingual, and most establishments geared towards travellers will speak English. Not far from the neighbourhood is a major shopping centre with a nine-screen cinema. Many areas are geared towards visitors, making it a safe place for holiday lettings.

Family friendly

Child-friendly family activities near Galé holiday homes

If you’re taking a holiday with the kids, there are many places near holiday homes where they can explore and run. Praia Sao Rafael is a golden sand beach with turquoise waters where at high tide you can swim in a natural cave. Praia de Benagil is another beach that offers an open cave for the kids to explore. Praia da Coelha has a calm surf and deep blue waters with rock formations, soft sand and a beachfront bar and cafe. Zoomarine Algarve is a theme park where you can see dolphin and pirate shows or play in a water park.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gale?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,587 vacation rentals near Gale. From 543 villas to 819 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gale for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.