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Welcome to Albufeira

The butter-coloured beaches for which the Algarve is famous are within easy reach of Albufeira, a popular holiday resort that boasts a vibrant nightlife scene. Exploring the Atlantic by boat is one of the top things to do in Albufeira, as is searching for bottlenose dolphins and admiring the dramatic cliffs that dominate the coastline. The Benagil Cave is most photogenic—the swirling sandstone structure is reminiscent of a Dali painting. After a day at sea, visitors with a taste for glamor head to nearby Vilamoura, a marina famed for its high-end restaurants and sleek yachts.

Top 3 attractions in Albufeira

Praia Gale

Praia Gale

A favorite among locals due to its golden sands and calm, swimming-friendly waters, Praia Gale should be at the top of any beach-lover’s Albufeira itinerary. Steps away from the resort town of Gale, Praia Gale offers more than just sunbathing opportunities: you can spot marine life in natural pools between the rocks or explore the sandstone caves on either side of the sand.More
Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera)

Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera)

With its golden sands and sandstone-carved coves, Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera) epitomizes the coastal beauty of Portugal’s Algarve. Backed by a fishing village of the same name, the beach is an ideal choice for both families and sun-worshippers: umbrella-shaded sunbeds offer respite from the midday sun while the rocky coves on either side of the beach make for a fun day of exploration.More
Praia dos Salgados

Praia dos Salgados

Backed by ochre cliffs, the seemingly endless shoreline of Praia dos Salgados exemplifies the picture-perfect beauty of The Algarve’s coastline. Steps away from the sand, you’ll find a golf course and reserve that cater to nature lovers and families alike. Meanwhile, the calm waters of the Atlantic Ocean provide a safe place for kids to swim.More

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How to Spend 1 Day in Albufeira

How to Spend 1 Day in Albufeira

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