Auramar Beach Resort

  • Beachfront location
  • Large outdoor pool
  • All-inclusive getaway
  • Family-friendly facilities
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The Auramar Beach Resort Portugal perches on the cliff tops of Albufeira, giving stunning panoramic views of the sunny Algarve and easy access to the beautiful sandy beaches below ... Continue reading

The Auramar Beach Resort Portugal perches on the cliff tops of Albufeira, giving stunning panoramic views of the sunny Algarve and easy access to the beautiful sandy beaches below. One of the largest hotels in the area, the Auramar Beach Resort offers all-inclusive holidays with plenty of sun, fun and adventure.

The Auramar Beach Resort Albufeira is home to an indoor and outdoor swimming pool with plenty of loungers for the sun worshippers amongst you, and with over 300 days of sunshine a year, the weather in the Algarve is sure to please!

The kids will be kept busy with a children’s playground, kids’ club, games room, and karaoke on-site, and the resort entertainment programme and mini golf course are suitable for adults and children alike. Lunches and dinners can be found in the hotel restaurant which provides romantic fine dining with views of the glittering ocean. The Auramar Beach Resort Algarve boasts two stylish bars, one poolside, for afternoon snacks or cocktails while you relax.

If you’re feeling more energetic try out some of Auramar Beach Resort’s activities which include tennis and watersports, or alternatively spend a few hours relaxing in the health spa which boasts sauna and massage facilities. Albufeira offers a plethora of entertainment but if you fancy venturing out for the day head to nearby Armação or Vilamoura for more shopping, horse riding, golf, or clubbing options. Located in an area with an abundance of waterparks, 20 golf courses, hundreds of stunning beaches, and countless pretty villages and olive groves to explore, you’re sure to find yourself on the adventure of a lifetime in gorgeous Portugal.

So if sun-drenched exploring and lazy beach days are your thing, a trip to the Auramar Beach Resort Albufeira will tick all your boxes and more. What are you waiting for? Book today!

Please note: The hotel does not accept Stag/Hen parties on any dates. For Groups of 4 or more adults the hotel has the right to charge up to 250€ per person security deposit.

Activities

  • Beachfront
  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hammam
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Indoor pool
  • Karaoke
  • Massage
  • Mini golf
  • Sauna
  • Snorkelling
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Car hire
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)

All Inclusive

Meals:

  • Breakfast, Buffet, Daily: 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Lunch, Buffet, Snack Bar (Poolside), Daily: 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Dinner, Buffet, Daily: 18:00 - 21:00.
  • Snacks, Snack Bar (Poolside), Daily: 11:00 - 17:00.
  • Snacks, Main Restaurant, Daily: 22:00 - 23:00.

Drinks:

  • Locally produced Alcohol; Locally produced non Alcohol, Beer; Wine; Mineral water.
  • Pool Bar, Daily: 11:00 - 17:00.
  • Lobby Bar, Daily: 16:00 - 23:00.

Accommodation

Room facilities

All guest rooms in the Auramar are equipped with an en suite bathroom with shower, telephone, satellite TV, radio, air conditioning and a terrace or balcony.

Other Information

Auramar is approximately a 10 minute walk from the centre of Albufeira.

Please note there are steps all around this property & it therefore may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

24 hour reception, car rental, conference room facilities, internet services, mini market, bicycle rental, currency exchange, parking, taxi service, laundry service and a TV lounge.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Auramar Beach Resort in Albufeira. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Auramar Beach Resort in Albufeira easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Auramar Beach Resort with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

A busy trading port in ancient times, Albufeira declined into a poor fishing town in the 18th century, having been swamped by tidal waves and burnt out by civil war. But since the 1960s the tide has turned again and this central Algarve enclave is once more awash with prosperity, thanks to a tourist boom.

Albufeira, Portugal's most popular holiday resort, has been described as a stretch of 'holiday-land suburbia', spreading from the old town both east and west along the coast, its sandy coves and golden beaches drawing an assorted crowd from retired couples to wild teens, and plenty of families with young children. Satellite resort developments provide every imaginable type and grade of accommodation.

Everyone finds something to enjoy in this sprawling, low-rise holiday destination, which retains its old world charm in narrow alleyways behind the new hip and happening "Strip". The Strip, to the east of town, runs from the Montechoro Hotel down to the Praia da Oura, lined with dozens of cafés, restaurants and bars that keep pumping from breakfast time to the small hours. On the long stretch of beach below Albufeira's central square, accessed through a tunnel, craggy fishermen mend their nets, unperturbed by the languishing topless sunbathers around them.

While the chief holiday attraction of Albufeira is its 23 or so enchanting beaches, most protected by ochre-tinted cliffs, there are some interesting sightseeing possibilities too, like the new Virtual Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Art Gallery and a small museum showcasing Ming ceramics. Those who venture inland will find a tranquil green countryside to explore, redolent with almond, fig, orange and pine trees, where little villages stand timelessly in the sun.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

While on holiday in Albufeira, relaxing on the golden beaches and in the warm, clear water is enough to content most vacationers, with about 23 beaches (some with Blue Flag status) in the area along a 19-mile (30km) stretch of coastline. Watersports of all sorts are on offer at the main beaches, from sailing and windsurfing to jet skiing. Golfers can try out the neat nine-hole Pine Cliffs course about three miles (5km) east of Albufeira at the Sheraton Algarve.

Those with children will spend fun times at Zoo Marine in Guia, just a few miles away, with water slides, swimming pools, dolphin shows and an aquarium. Just wandering around the intriguing old town centre is a pleasant way to pass a day. Look out for interesting local landmarks like the Clock Tower at Rua Bernardino de Sousa, and the 18th century Parish Church on the Rua da Igreja Nova, built on the site of an earlier one that collapsed in the earthquake of 1755.

One of the few buildings that survived that quake is the Old Inn on Rua Henrique Calado. Also fascinating is the Xorino Cave, which served as shelter for fugitive Moors during the Christian conquest of the town in ancient times. There is also an archaeological museum in Albufeira and several art galleries worth visiting while on holiday.

Restaurants

Like everywhere in Portugal, seafood is the speciality of the house in most of the dozens of restaurants in and around Albufeira. The catch of the day is guaranteed to be fresh in this traditional fishing town, particularly in the eateries clustered at Fisherman's Beach, below the main town square. Specialities to seek out are sardines, flounder and bass, lobster and prawns. A true local dish is Caldeirada, a stew made up of several types of fish, cooked up with potatoes, peppers and parsley. Steamed clams, cuttlefish cooked in their ink and octopus salad are other indigenous culinary adventures. The local wine is a worthy accompaniment. Some recommended restaurants in Albufeira are Dom Carlos at the top of Old Town, popular steakhouse Restaurante Cerro Grande, fun and vibey Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro, or The English Kitchen for traditional British food.

Nightlife

After a day in the sun most holidaymakers enjoy sipping a drink at one of Albufeira's many outdoor cafés, watching the world go by, before adjourning to one of the lively bars that surround the town square or line The Strip. Bars keep hopping until three or four in the morning, but those who want to dance the night away can keep going until sunrise at one of the nightclubs or discotheques that are ten a penny in the town. Some of the more popular clubs and bars are Capitulo V, Kiss and Sir Harry's.

Shopping

From seafront kiosks full of fun-in-the-sun odds and ends to a full on shopping mall experience, Albufeira can keep most shoppers reaching for their wallets with a tantalising array of merchandise. The town's main shopping plaza is the Modelo Centre in Rua de Municipio, north of downtown. Not far away is the lively Algarve Shopping Complex in Guia, where brand name shoes and clothes are on offer in a high street mall type complex, along with restaurants, an English-language cinema and bowling alley. Those seeking genuine local souvenirs should look out for mats made from rush or cornhusks in the villages of Almeijoafras and Monte Novo, woven baskets, woodcarvings and some glazed terracotta ceramics. These are to be found in numerous independent shops in the town centre as well as local markets.

Negatives

During the height of summer Albufeira is a favoured holiday destination for young singles, and it can become a bit rowdy at night.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

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19°C Low 14°C
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Questions and Answers about Auramar Beach Resort

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HI the Algarve is open all year round so attracts decent crowds, temperatures are an average 15/18 degrees...
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Hi no kettles are provided
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Hello lucy
The hotel does offer 1 free child place per 2 paying adults in a room but these are limited as always so it would depend on your dates if the offer is available

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* 50m from the beach
* 500m from the nearest shops, bars and restaurants
* 2km from Albufeira resort centre
* Complimentary dailly bus to the resort centre of Albuferia
* Approximate transfer time 55 minute

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Hi there its approx 45 minutes taxi transfer and we can arrange a return taxi for £74
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Hi Margaret
Yes all rooms have a safe but the hotel charges 15 euros non -refundable deposit
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HI yes the hotel has a car park for guests
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Hi there
Towels in the bathroom are provided, but pool towels arent provided
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Hi Kayleigh
The hotels are normally quite helpful with this but it is at their discretion if they will do this and if they make a local charge for it
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Hi there, the Auramar Beach Resort has a strict no smoking policy so you would have to go off the hotel grounds to smoke. Kind regards

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The indoor areas are non-smoking, but the hotel has a designated area for smoking

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