Average 3 hour flight
Time difference 0 hour(s)
Average temperature 22°C
HOW TO SPEND YOUR ALBUFEIRA HOLIDAY
Beautiful beaches, a high number of golf courses, lively nightlife and stylish hotels all add up to make a stunning Albufeira holiday. This thriving and busy holiday resort on Portugal’s Algarve coastline is just a 3 hour flight from the UK, making Albuferira is a classic summer holiday destination.
With a charming, cobbled old town, modern marina and stunning stretches of golden sand, a holiday in Albufeira has plenty to offer its visitors. For fun-packed days out, try exploring caves, jetskiing, surfing and parasailing, or visit thrilling waterparks like Zoomarine. Boat trips are great for dolphin spotting too! Temperatures can soar up to 29°C in summer, making Albufeira holidays perfect for lazy beach days.
After dark, Albufeuira comes to life, with a heady mix of restaurants, bars and discos to choose from. Stay in a private villa, self catering apartment, traditional guest house or luxury hotel. With warm summers and mild winters, Albufeira holidays are a popular choice all year round.
THINGS TO DO ON HOLIDAY TO ALBUFEIRA
Holidays in Albufeira understandably revolve around the pristine, powdered sand beaches, especially as there's an impressive menu of water sports on offer. Try fishing, diving and boat trips, or head to nearby water parks for a great family day out. The surrounding countryside begs to be discovered by 4X4, hire car, on foot or even horseback. Plus, the Algarve boasts a huge concentration of golf courses, with around 12 within easy reach of Albufeira.
For a more relaxed Albufeira holiday, explore the charming, cobbled Old Town for crafts, clothes and jewellery. Or simply lounge by the pool in one of the resort’s fabulous hotels.
Live music, dancing, karaoke, cocktails, the vibrant nightlife of Albufeira has it all. But it's by no means a clubbing resort, there are smaller, quieter bars and Albufeira attracts a good mix of families, couples and groups of friends. Just out of town, towards Vilamoura, the huge Kadoc nightclub hosts late night parties and big name DJs.
FOOD & DRINK IN ALBUFEIRA
Albufeira started life as a fishing village and there are still plenty of seafood restaurants in the resort. In fact, one of Portugal's famous dishes, Cataplana de Marisco (seafood feast), originates in Algarve and is still served in many local restaurants. Don’t forget to try other Portuguese delicacies, like Pastéis de Nata pastries and their famous sardines. And when you fancy a change, you’ll find a huge choice of international restaurants, cafes and fast food joints. There’s something to suit all taste buds on a holiday in Albufeira.