Holiday Homes & Rentals in Albufeira

Holiday Homes & Rentals in Albufeira

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Highlights in Albufeira

  • Old Town
  • Zoomarine theme park
  • Praia dos Pescadores
  • Igreja Matriz
  • Museum of Sacred Art

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Holiday Rental for 4 People in Albufeira, Algarve
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Albufeira, Algarve
Holiday Rental • 80 m² • 2 Bedrooms
8.2
(35 reviews)
Located on a quiet street in Albufeira, the apartment ‘Avenida da Liberdade’ is close to everything you need for a perfect holiday. The cosy apartment consists of a living room, a well-equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms as well as one bathroom and can therefore accommodate 4 people. Additional amenities include Wi-Fi and cable and satellite TV. A baby cot and a children’s bed are also available upon request. Due to its excellent location, restaurants, bars and cafes can be reached on foot in as little as 1-4 minutes and the nearest supermarket is less than a 1-minute walk away (63 m). The highlig...
from €39 / night
Holiday Rental for 4 People in Praia Da Oura, Albufeira
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Praia Da Oura, Albufeira
Holiday Rental • 60 m² • 1 Bedroom
8.0
(5 reviews)
This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom flat is located just 500 metres from the beach in a condominium with all the amenities nearby. Able to provide a setting with all the necessary ingredients for a pleasant holiday. This flat has a bedroom with a double bed and an adjoining bathroom with a shower and bathtub. The room has air conditioning. The flat has a kitchen equipped with a microwave, toaster, coffee machine and other essentials. The living room has a sofa bed that allows two more people to stay, with the comfort of air conditioning. There's also a dining table in the living room and a sliding w...
from €92 / night
Holiday Rental for 4 People in Praia Da Oura, Albufeira
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Praia Da Oura, Albufeira
Holiday Rental • 76 m² • 1 Bedroom
8.5
(26 reviews)
Holiday Apartment in Albufeira - Oura Centre in Santa EuláliaEnjoy your holiday in a charming one-bedroom flat in Albufeira, in the heart of the vibrant Oura area in Santa Eulália. This cosy retreat, located on the ground floor of a two-storey building, offers a bright and pleasant stay and is the ideal choice for those looking for a car-free experience, given its proximity to all amenities.FeaturesPerfect Location: Just 3km east of the centre of Albufeira and a mere 300 metres from the stunning Oura Beach.Modern amenities: This flat has a bedroom with a double bed, a cosy living room with ...
from €66 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices in Albufeira

€265for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
€231 annual average
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Current holiday letting availability in Albufeira

15%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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Holiday homes and rentals in Albufeira

Perfect place for a fun-filled break in a holiday home

Albufeira offers breathtaking beaches, world-class water parks, historic landmarks and unrivalled nightlife. The Old Town, instead, is the perfect base to enjoy a family holiday and stay in a charming and convenient rental close the centre with its winding alleys, cobblestone streets with its patterns, traditional cafes and a busy main square. The Strip (Areias de Sao Joao) is the liveliest part with rentals close to the main entertaining areas where to party, have fun and celebrate special occasions. On the other hand, Montechoro offers plenty of out of town rentals available for those craving privacy and a quieter area. The good news: the beach is never far away in Albufeira!

Luxury holiday homes and rentals with pool

Fancy a family trip, a romantic getaway with your other half, or an action-packed weekend with your friends? In Albufeira you will find magnificent rentals for families with children of up to 5 people. These spacious holiday homes are located within easy walking distance of the beach and are characterised by state-of-the-art appliances and contemporary interior design. Most properties also feature a private or shared pool where you can take a refreshing dip, soak up the sun, or get lost in a good book. You’ll never want to leave.

Holidays in Albufeira

The area and getting around

It’s the liveliest resort town in the Algarve.

In the southernmost Portuguese region of the Algarve you find Albufeira. A relaxed atmosphere in town, a delicious barbecued on coal piri-piri chicken with its hot chilli sauce and lovely walks along the most amazing beaches of the Portuguese coast. For celebrations and special occasions you have come to the right place. The nightlife in Albufeira is vibrant and everybody is welcome to step on the dancefloor. Check out The Strip where you’ll find heaps of themed-bars and clubs. Piccadilly Cocktail Bar is one of our favourites.

Sandy coves and blue crystal waters

Albufeira is famous for its beaches. It’s wide and sandy coastline attracts a multitude of visitors from far and wide. Albufera is surrounded by superb, golden beaches with stunning rock formations, pine gardens and impressive cliffs from where to watch the sunset. Praia de Falésia, Praia do Sao Rafael, Praia de Galé and Praia dos Olhos de Agua are some of the nicest. If you don’t want to go too far, Praia do Tunel and Praia dos Pescadores are the closest ones to the Old Town. Battling for a stretch of sand is not your scene? Head to the upmarket Santa Eulalia beach just a few kilometres away and spend your time in its clear azure waters, popular with both snorkelers and swimmers.

Travellers and activities

Albufera for walking and active lovers

The Algarve is truly a sunny piece of this planet. People come here to unwind at natural wonders. Impressive cliffs, rock formations and a beautiful coastline where to do the cliff walk. From Senhora da Rocha to Praia da Marinha, this spectacular walk takes you along pretty bays and important landmarks such as Cape of Saint Vincent, Ponta da Piedade or Praia da Marinha. If you are more into sailing, any boat trip that starts in the relatively new marina will provide you with all the ingredients to spend a fabulous day sailing the Atlantic ocean.

Ancient influences for history lovers

History buffs will be right at home here. The coastal resort is home to a variety of Roman attractions which date back centuries to their occupation. The Romans weren’t the only ones to gain a foothold in Albufeira though. The Moors are thought to have invaded the Algarve back in the 8th century. They built such strong defensive structures that the Christians were unable to regain control of the region until the end of the 12th century. In fact, the name Albufeira originates from the Arab Al-buhera, meaning castle of the sea. Fascinating right?

Albufeira was included in the list of top travel destinations for 2012 in the New York Times.

Top 5 travel tips in Albufeira

1. A tree shaded retreat

Visit Albufeira Old Town Square to get an authentic taste of this ancient fishing village. Here you’ll find great restaurants and people watching spots. Peruse independent jewellery boutiques and sample freshly caught seafood after a long day at the beach. Let the kids play in the square as you sip on a cold glass of local craft beer.

2. A historic temple of worship

Pay a visit to Igreja Matriz, Albufeira’s main church, to learn a little more about this historic region. It dates from the 18th century and it’s said to be the best example of neoclassical art in the Algarve. Did we mention it’s home to a statue of the town’s patron saint too?

3. A water-filled adventure

Zoomarine theme park is an absolute must for families. We’re talking aquariums, pirate shows, water slides and wave pools. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s the only place in Europe where you can interact with dolphins in the pool. Not sure one day is enough? Grab a great value two-day pass for double the fun.

4. Praia dos Pescadores

Say hello to Albufeira’s busiest and most famous beach. This vast expanse of golden sand is just a short walk from the Old Town. It takes its name from the fishing boats that once launched from and moored here. The inflatable water park makes it a big hit with kids in the summer. Parents take note. Adults can try their hand at a variety of water sports, including jet skiing and parasailing.

5. Museum of Sacred Art

If you’ve seen enough of the beach, then spend some time exploring the town’s cultural offerings. The Museum of Sacred Art is housed in the restored 18th century Chapel of San Sebastian. Here you’ll find religious art from the churches that survived the 1755 earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Albufeira

What was the average price for a holiday rental in Albufeira in 2020, during the corona crisis?

As indicated by its annual average price of €134.57, Albufeira is not a city that stands out as being the most expensive or the cheapest in Portugal.

Which month allows you to save the most on holiday rentals?

If you seek to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Albufeira are February (€95.3 the average price per night for accommodation), January (€96.31), and March (€103.8).

When does the price of holiday rentals in Albufeira go up the most?

In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Albufeira was August, with an average price of €202.82 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of €189.85, and June, with €160.6.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Albufeira well in advance?

Here, last-minute travellers are welcome, because the average availability in Albufeira is 57%, which is above the average in Portugal, according to data from 2020.

What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

The months that offer the most accommodation options, on average, are May (with an availability of 66.2%) November (65.75%), and October (64.6%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Albufeira are, in order, August (with 35% of available rentals), July (49.25%), and September (51.25%).

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In Albufeira we work with 39 different providers to give you a choice of 2600 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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