"With spectacular golf courses, beautiful beaches drenched in sunshine, and plenty of bars and restaurants, Albufeira is the perfect holiday destination!"
Albufeira holidays are popular with Brits from everywhere – and it’s easy to see why! Here you’ll find something for everyone, with spectacular golf courses widely renowned as being some of the best in the world, beautiful beaches drenched in sunshine, shops, bars, restaurants and plenty of opportunities to simply relax and unwind. Albufeira is Portugal’s most popular resort, and located in the Algarve it’s also become home to many Brits who retire or buy a second home out here. And that many people just can’t be wrong!
For something more cultural and relaxing spend a day and evening in Albufeira’s Old Town. Here you’ll find pretty cobbled streets lined with whitewashed buildings home to shops, bars and cafés. Foodies will love the many restaurants here, with delicious traditional Portuguese dishes being served, as well as cuisines from around the world – from American burgers, to fish and chips, to a good curry. Alternatively, pick up a light bite in a café and dine al fresco to watch the world go by.
Whatever you choose to do Albufeira holidays really do have it all – and you can’t go wrong when you book with loveholidays.com. We’ll find you the cheapest deals around, and make sure you have more money to spend on those all important cocktails.
Things to do in Albufeira
There’s so much to do on Albufeira holidays it’s difficult to know where to start. By day make the most of the glorious beaches, with Fisherman’s Beach offering a traditional atmosphere, while Praia da Oura has lots of water sports to enjoy. Praia dos Olhos d' Águ is perfect for those trying to find their own secluded spot, and Tunnel Beach is perfect for couples wanting to simply relax and unwind.
Places to visit in Albufeira
At night there are Irish pubs to be explored, as well as jazz bars and a few nightclubs, with something for all music tastes. The Old Town is home to little local shops where you can practice bartering and pick up some unique items perfect for presents as well as souvenirs to take back home. And if all that sounds like a bit too much? Most of the hotels have their own swimming pools, and there are plenty of spas where you can relax in the hands of an expert.
Albufeira is also known as the ‘gateway of the Algarve’, and there are some amazing destinations to be explored on your holiday here. Vilamoura is home to lots of golf courses, as well as a pretty marina where you can watch the very rich mooring their boats, as well as local fishermen bringing in the catch of the day. This is also one of the best places in Portugal to try traditional fish dishes, with freshly caught ingredients coming straight from the sea to your plate. Armação de Pêra is also worth a visit for its lovely beaches, sprinkled with sun loungers and parasols and full of activities and water sports for those who want to try something more active. There are also plenty of shops, bars and restaurants here, ideal for those wanting to enjoy an evening or night out.