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)

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.

Where to stay near Albufeira?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 8,069 house rentals near Albufeira. From 3,411 Villas to 955 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

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

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

  • Centro Antigo: 1,164 vacation rentals
  • Galé: 1,414 vacation rentals
  • Urbanização dos Caliços: 339 vacation rentals
  • Alpouvar: 132 vacation rentals
  • Santa Eulália: 1,280 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to 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:

  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 10,927 home rentals
  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 9,486 home rentals
  • Albufeira Marina: 9,480 home rentals
  • Sao Rafael Beach: 9,387 home rentals
  • Balaia Golf Village: 9,058 home rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Albufeira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,411 Villas in Albufeira. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Albufeira include:

  • Houses: 955 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 3,449 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 67 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Albufeira?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6,351 vacation homes with pool available in Albufeira.

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