albufeira

Portugal's stunning Algarve region is one of our most popular holiday destinations; and one that epitomises summer holidays for families, friends and couples alike. Amongst more than 100 miles of glorious golden coastline lies Albufiera, renowned for its breathtaking cliffs and wonderful blend of holiday entertainment with traditional Portuguese culture. Whether you're looking to relax on the beach, try your luck on one of Portugal's infamous golf courses or enjoy the plethora of leisure activities on offer, expect to be charmed by this beautiful city...

 

 

1. Find the International Sand Sculpture Festival...

If you time it right, from March until October you can witness the FIESA international sand sculpture exhibition, held annually since 2003!

albufeira International Sand Sculpture Festival

 

2. Catch some rays at Praia da Marinha...

This breathtaking beach is one of the most iconic and emblematic beaches in Portugal's Algarve. 

albufeira Praia da Marinha 

 

3. Discover Albufeira's heritage...

Before it became a desirable holiday destination and a modern marina, Albufeira was renowned as a small fishing village. 

albufeira fishing village

 

4. Admire the view from the cliff at Falesia Beach...

 One of the most spectacular stretches of sand in Europe, Falesia beach has a cliff that begins in Barranco das Belharucas and extends all the way to Vilamoura!

albufeira Falesia Beach 

 

5. See the beautiful Algarve Coast from a Pirate Ship...

All aboard! What better way to see the famous Algarve coastline than from the rigging of an old pirate ship!

albufeira algarve pirate ship cruise

 

6. Explore a unique natural landscape...

Albufeira and the Algarve region is known for its scalloped bays and awe-inspiring natural rock formations.

albufeira algarve coastline

 

7. Go searching for dolphins...

Take a boat trip and go in search of the beautiful dolphins that live in the warm waters just off the Algarve coast!

albufeira algarve dolphin watching

 

8. Experience quintessential Portuguese culture at Albufeira's Igreja Matriz...

This beautiful and very peaceful church houses the vibrant and animated community of Albufeira...

Albufeira's Igreja Matriz

 

Have you been to Albufeira? What was your favourite thing to do?

If you haven't yet explored this beautiful city, why not see our villas and apartments in the Algarve and check these off of your to-do list...