You're going to love Albufeira
Albufeira is a beautiful and bustling beach resort on Portugal's Algarve coast. It is made up of two parts: the atmospheric and pretty Old Town and the Strip, which contains most of the hotels, bars and clubs. Albufeira has stunning beaches, excellent nightlife and is a firm favorite with many tourists.
Albufeira is great for beach & relaxation.
This former fishing village has lively nightlife and gold sand beaches. Narrowing down the list can be hard but we like Praia da Falésia and Praia da Marinha which is often considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
largest city in Portugal
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Getting to Albufeira
Fly into Faro airport and pre-book an airport transfer to Albufeira or plan to take a taxi. If you’re hoping for public transportation there’s a bus but you’ll need to get to Faro town to pick it up.
Median airfare by month
$621 Median airfare from US to Albufeira in January
Median airfare by time before departure
$839 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
Staying in Albufeira
If you’re looking for a walkable neighborhood with tons to do consider Montechoro. It’s a newer area with lots of reasonably-priced accommodations as well as plenty of dining and nightlife options.
Median hotel rate by month
$54 Median January hotel rate
Median hotel rate by night
$52 Median Sunday hotel rate
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When in Albufeira
Must-see in Albufeira
Praia da Falésia
Castelo de Paderne
Weather in Albufeira
54° Average temperature in January
Eating in Albufeira
What should you order while you’re in Albufeira?
Order up cataplana, a rich steamed stew dish full of local shellfish named for the spherical pan it’s prepared in.
What you’ll expect to pay (USD)
Nice dinner for 2
Not expected, but appreciated
Standard tip for good service