Holiday houses in Albufeira & holiday apartments in Albufeira

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Holiday house vacation along Portugal’s south coast

Algarve | The coastal region Algarve is one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. Wide, flat sandy beaches, beautiful villages and many leisure facilities are some of characteristics for the eastern part of the Algarve coast. This part of the coast, also referred to as Sotavento, stretches from the Spanish border to the main city Faro. The western section is shaped by its impressive cliff coast, idyllic bathing bays and charming beautiful landscape and is situated between Faro and Sagres. This part is also called Barlavento. The windswept Cabo de São Vicente is the south western most point of Europe and was said to be the end of the world until Christoph Columbus discovered America. Behind the coastal area which is also called “Littoral” ascend the peaks and mountains of the Serra de Monchique and the Serra de Calderao. The impressive mountainous backdrop offers lots of room and is ideal for an active holiday. Whether you want to go climbing, mountain biking, hiking or just want to enjoy the panorama with the deep blue ocean – here almost anything is possible and on atraveo you can also find pretty holiday houses in the mountains.

What else you can do around the Algarve? Interesting cities such as Faro, Portimao, Lagos or Tavira are always worth a visit. Besides that the Algarve has probably the world’s greatest density of golf courses that will be very much to the liking of golf enthusiasts. Around the larger cities there are range of leisure facilities including adventure pools, go-cart tracks and miniature golf. In addition to this numerous day trips such as the lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente will give you lots of entertainment.

So did you get an appetite for a holiday house vacation along the Algarve? Then take some time and have a look through the offers for Portugal’s south coast on atraveo in order to find your perfect holiday home! Just a little tip: In regards to the Algarve atraveo customers especially prefer the areas around Albufeira, Lagos, Carvoeiro, Armacao De Pera, Tavira and Odeceixe.

You should also read our blog on the Algarve.
 

Reviews from our customers

4.5 out of 5 (96 Customer reviews)
1 The holiday homes and apartments in in Albufeira have been rated by 96 customers, scoring 4.5 out of 5 houses, on average.

Location reviews

Total rating of Albufeira

4.1 out of 5 (136 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Albufeira 

  • 4.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Mrs. Jakobsen wrote
    on 17/07/2016

    “Nice environment, friendly people, calm area.”

    This review has been given for property no. 968531

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 19/06/2016

    “Everything available, shopping, restaurants, beach, attractions etc. Depending on the situation Car required.”

    This review has been given for property no. 211894 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Marina S. wrote
    on 13/06/2016, travel period: May 2016

    “Good supermarket with fresh food counters in the area, beautiful beach and many excursions available. A car is recommended in any case.”

    This review has been given for property no. 225381 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 19/05/2016, travel period: May 2016

    “Very clean beaches, supermarkets exist, pedestrianized street for shopping, nightlife district in predominantly English hands.”

    This review has been given for property no. 899931 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 4.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 10/05/2016

    “Everything in walking distance 1500 m.”

    This review has been given for property no. 1122891 The review of the location has been automatically translated from Dutch. Back to the original language


This is how holiday rental owners described Albufeira

The nice woody hills of this part of Algarve are an ideal place to spend a relaxed holiday, far from the tourist crowds, but still be able to enjoy the beaches and charming villages of the region. The closest city of Tavira is a picturesque, relaxed, peaceful town with everything ...
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to hand and is a perfect holiday spot for couples and families and there are also lots of great places to visit.
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source: HPM d.o.o.
Albufeira is situated in Algarve Portugal. Albufeira boasts beaches where the sand is fine and the sea a turquoise blue sheltered by cliffs which are canvasses painted with a whimsical palette of natural hues. It is for its beaches that Albufeira is internationally renowned, because all of them are different... ...
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and they are all equally enchanting.

Bucolic villages invite you to experience a way of life rooted in the traquility of nature, to add another dimension to your holidays. Nightlife, sunshine, beaches and lots and lots of animation are just some of the guaranteed features of Albufeira. Here the life has the rhythm of a tourist metropolis and, as the sun goes down, meet the sun lovers at the many discos, restaurants and bars. Sports are also a good reason to come and stay in Albufeira. Tennis, golf, water sports and much more make the delights of the most demanding sportsmen.
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source: Bailote Paulo
First and foremost, Albufeira is famed for its beaches, for the countless shades and tones of its rocks and cliffs. This is a place where people live to the rhythim of the great holiday destinations, sunbathing during the day and at sunset flocking to enjoy the restaurants, bars and discos ...
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that enliven the night-time hours. Just a few miles inland and everything changes. The green of the countryside is dotted with almond, fig, orange and pine trees and decorated chimneys stand out against the ochre of tiled roofs.

Bucolic villages invite you to experience a way of life rooted in the traquility of nature, to add another dimension to your holidays. Nightlife, sunshine, beaches and lots and lots of animation are just some of the guaranteed features of Albufeira. Here the life has the rhythm of a tourist metropolis and, as the sun goes down, meet the sun lovers at the many discos, restaurants and bars. Sports are also a good reason to come and stay in Albufeira. Tennis, golf, water sports and much more make the delights of the most demanding sportsmen.

Beaches
Albufeira boasts beaches where the sand is fine and the sea a turquoise blue sheltered by cliffs which are canvasses painted with a whimsical palette of natural hues. It is for its beaches that Albufeira is internationally renowned, because all of them are different... and they are all equally enchanting.

Gale - An expanse of sand that stretches for miles, between cliffs. It is equipped with a wide variety of tourist facilities. In the direction of Albufeira there are two small beaches that are quiet and little visited.
Castelo - A cove c protected he ruck formations. Great natural beauty.
Coelha - A small beach between colourful cliffs.
São Rafael and Vigia - Beaches of great beauty seperated be rocks. Tourist facilities. Nearby
Ponte Pequena and Ninho das Andorinhas are fascinating rock formations
Baleeira - A broad crescent of sand opposite Albufeira
Albufeira- A long strip of sand with the city surrounding it like an amphitheatre, it is made up of three beaches: Peneco, Pescadores and Inatel.
Oura, Balaia, Maria Luísa and Olhos d'Água - A series of beaches each sheltered BY colourful cliffs. Tourist and sports facilities
Falesia - Endless miles of beaches fringed by the green pines and the many reddish colours Of the surrounding cliffs. Tourist and sports facilities available.

GOLF
Salgados
Salgados is already one of the symbols of the Portuguese golf. In fact, the proximity of the sea and the variety of lakes make this a very interesting test of golfing skills.
Pine Cliffs
This nine hole course is one of the country's most original golf courses, built in a pine wood at the edge of spectacular cliffs, overlooking the beautiful beaches of the Algarve and the Atlantic beyond. Hotel Sheraton
Balaia Golf Village
Based on a 9-hole (all par 3) loop, the Balaia Golf Village is an ideal course for beginners or for perfecting distance control.

Places of Interest
Guia- A village witha long history which has grown rapidly in recent decades.
Main Church - A country church built in the 17th century, it contains a simply carved high altar and It atues from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Guia (Our lady of the GoodJ ourney) - A typical baroque buildings with a lively facade (16th/17th centuries) Not far away at the mouth of the Espiche creeck, is Lagoa dos Salgados. With its typical lakeland vegetation, this is an excellent spot for watching migratory birds.
Pademe - Pademe has its origins in the remote past and may have begun life with the arrival of settlers who had been living in the nearby castle. Located in a scenic position on a gentle hill, its old white houses stand out from the surrounding countryside. One of the houses in the village has an interesting decorated chimney dating from the 18th century.
Main Church- The original building in the Manueline style (16th century) has been altered by successive periods of reconstruction. The interior consists of three naves. The arch of the main chapel is decorated with human figures and has monogrammed columns at the sides.
Castle - Situated a little over a mile front Pademe it is built on a spur of rock around which flows the Quarteira creek. It is Arab in origin and was inhabited until the 14th century. Inside are found the ruins of the hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Assunção (Our Lady of Assumption).

Festivals
4th February - Feira do Pau Roxo
July - Feira de Artesanato (Handicraft)
August - Feira de Na. Sra. da Orada
August - Feira de Frango (Chicken Festival)
28th & 29th August - Feira de Nossa Senhora da Guia
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source: Carvalhal

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  • Property no. 437802
    from USD 741
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 10 m,
    4.9 out of 5
    8 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 840399
    from USD 2,496
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 9 persons

    Approx. 270 m², 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets not allowed, digital TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 5 km, sea approx. 4 km,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 949187
    from USD 905
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 10 persons

    Approx. 250 m², 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 5 km, ,
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 437797
    from USD 952
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 10 persons

    Approx. 300 m², 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 2 km,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 858513
    from USD 702
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 200 m², 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 700 m,
  • Property no. 440230
    from USD 538
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, dishwasher, beach approx. 700 m,
    4.4 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 463144
    from USD 632
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 300 m,
    4.8 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 225381
    from USD 557
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 7 persons

    Approx. 160 m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 3 km, ,
    4.7 out of 5
    21 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 845628
    from USD 858
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 10 persons

    Approx. 240 m², 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 2 km,
  • Property no. 968531
    from USD 390
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 130 m², 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sea approx. 1.5 km,
    3.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1122891
    from USD 1,536
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    3 bedrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 200 m,
    4.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
  • Property no. 777830
    from USD 647
    for 1 week

    Albufeira, Algarve (Western Algarve)

    Holiday home for max. 7 persons

    Approx. 160 m², 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 500 m,
    4.7 out of 5
    3 Customer reviews
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