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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Albufeira

Monica Isabel Beach Club
3 out of 5
Praia do Forte de Sao Joao, Albufeira
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The price is £54 per night
3.4/5 (225 reviews)

"Great beachside location a short walk from Albufeira old town. Friendly hotel staff"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Monica Isabel Beach Club
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
5 out of 5
Praia da Falésia, Pinhal do Concelho, Albufeira
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The price is £210 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (370 reviews)

"Hiking trails and beach were amazing!!! Walking access to shops and restaurants was very appreciated."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
Hotel Vila Gale Praia
4 out of 5
Praia da Gale s/n, Apt. 2204, Albufeira
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The price is £162 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (434 reviews)

"I was treated rudely and abruptly by one member of staff in the restaurant after I made a simple query about cutlery. He ignored me and was aloof with me that day and the following day. I bumped into the manager and I told him about it and then I found out that he no longer works at the hotel as ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Hotel Vila Gale Praia
3HB Golden Beach
3 out of 5
Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Praia Da Oura, Algarve, Albufeira
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The price is £105 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (222 reviews)

"Liked everything about this property. Lovely compact complex with friendly staff. Perfect location."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

3HB Golden Beach
3HB Clube Humbria - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Estrada de Albufeira - Olhos D'Agua, Albufeira
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The price is £204 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (212 reviews)

"Very spacious and well-maintained apartment. Whole complex extremely clean. Nice quiet location. All-inclusive food quality very good but limited in choice at times and not always very hot."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

3HB Clube Humbria - All Inclusive
Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Santa Eulalia, Lote 24, Albufeira
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The price is £100 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (856 reviews)

"Breakfast was exceptional. Response time also was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
São Rafael Atlântico
5 out of 5
Sesmarias, Albufeira
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The price is £120 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)
Perfect beach location!

"Awesome 5 star hotel on the beach !"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

São Rafael Atlântico
Velamar Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Caminho de Alfarrobeira, Olhos D'água, Albufeira
The price is £72 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (405 reviews)

"The front desk was amazing. They were so helpful in letting us use the luggage storage and in helping navigate rapidly changing travel plans due to CoVid19 and the American Travel Ban. I cannot say thank you enough!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Velamar Boutique Hotel
Victoria Sport&Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Rua do Pinhal, Praia da Falesia - Olhos de Agua, Albufeira
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The price is £83 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (293 reviews)
Top class running location

"Came to train for middle distance running. Top class facilities, great quiet hotel, beautiful track and running surface, great gym and fantastic cross country course and dirt tracks close by. Hotel staff helpful and friendly. Beautiful beach close by and Vilamoura in walking distance. Lots of runners ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Victoria Sport&Beach Hotel
Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort
5 out of 5
Praia De St Eulalia, Albufeira
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The price is £188 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (763 reviews)

"Fantastic location, friendly and helpful staff. Free shuttle bus to Albufeira New Town and Old Town."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort
Salgados Dunas Suite
5 out of 5
Herdade dos Salgados, Rua Boca da Alagoa, Guia, Albufeira, Algarve
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The price is £179 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (440 reviews)

"Espaço reservado, bons acessos à praia e piscinas"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2020

Salgados Dunas Suite
São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Sesmarias 8200-613, Albufeira
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4.3/5Excellent! (649 reviews)

"Great hotel all as advertised very clean food choice excellent all day from breakfast to late evening"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive
Hotel Maritur - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Sao Rafael, Albufeira
The price is £105 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (507 reviews)

"Amazing! They made our anniversary special. We loved everything!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Hotel Maritur - Adults Only
Grand Muthu Forte do Vale
5 out of 5
Rua Dunfermline, Albufeira
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4.1/5Very Good! (267 reviews)
October

"Room couldn’t fault at all. Spa was really good on the days that weren’t as sunny. Food was really tasty and good although the last day I asked for a coke from the back and it came with a cluster of ants which was off putting . Little things such as waiting for a drink at the bar when being the only ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

Grand Muthu Forte do Vale
Muthu Oura Praia Hotel
4 out of 5
Estrada de Santa Eulália, Albufeira, Faro
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4/5Very Good! (427 reviews)

"Thank you Anabella (Hotel Manager) and your team for a pleasant stay and excellent customer service. You in particular are a star!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Muthu Oura Praia Hotel
Grand Muthu Oura View Beach Club
5 out of 5
Praia Da Oura, Areias de São João, Albufeira
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4/5Very Good! (524 reviews)

"Very nice location. We were there off season. No clean towels daily,"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

Grand Muthu Oura View Beach Club
Hotel Baltum
3 out of 5
Av. 25 de Abril, 26, Albufeira
The price is £65 per night
4/5Very Good! (329 reviews)

"Great location , restaurant at hotel is very good , pizza is better than most spots, burger was delicious as well. Price/ location to beach is hard to beat"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Hotel Baltum
Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
4 out of 5
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira
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3.6/5Good! (951 reviews)

"The location is fantastic Some of the staff is great too while others dont really seem to care. I booked a deluxe apartment as self catering. No hot water, rooms are very dated but clean. The electronics seemed quite dangerous with a dated microwave ontop of a fridge and the kettle and toaster into ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
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Beach Hotels in Albufeira

Known for its pristine beaches and amazing swimming spots, Albufeira offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. There are 248 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this family-friendly destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you look for a place to stay near the water in Albufeira, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveller reviews.

São Rafael Atlântico - 5-star luxury hotel on the beach. It features 2 indoor pools, free buffet breakfast and a poolside bar. Guests love the spacious rooms and family friendliness.

Hotel Vila Recife - 2-star hotel, 2-minute walk from Fisherman's Beach. Our travellers recommend its central location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a bar and balconies.

Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel - 4-star eco-friendly hotel, 9-minute walk from Santa Eulalia Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free full breakfast and a poolside bar. Guest reviews highlight the central location and overall value.

Golden Beach by 3HB - 3-star apartment, 2-minute walk from Oura Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and free WiFi. Activities include parasailing and waterskiing. Guests love the pool and proximity to shopping.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel - 5-star luxury aparthotel on the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and breakfast. This aparthotel boasts 4 outdoor pools, free buffet breakfast and a spa tub.

Planning Your Trip to Albufeira

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, September and June, with an average temperature of 29°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 9°F
  • Driest months: August, July, June and May, with an average rainfall of 0.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, December, April and February, with an average rainfall of 3.25 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Albufeira

After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Fisherman's Beach or Albufeira Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's swimming and spas, and make time for local attractions like Zoomarine and Falesia Beach. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Clock Tower or Municipal Archaeological Museum. Visitors also enjoy Albufeira for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Sports
  • Marina

Getting around Albufeira

The closest major airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city centre. You can explore water transport options at the marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Albufeira like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its stunning beaches and amazing swimming spots, Albufeira has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Albufeira?
São Rafael Atlântico is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 2 indoor pools and 3 restaurants. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort and Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Praia dos Alemães or Oura Beach.
What's the seasonal weather in Albufeira?
If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates. The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 13°C. Average annual rainfall for Albufeira is 673 mm.
What is there to see and do around Albufeira?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Praia dos Alemães or Oura Beach. Experience the area’s swimming and spas, and make time for local attractions such as Albufeira Old Town Square and Albufeira Marina. You can also pay a visit to Sao Rafael Beach or Zoomarine for more to see and do.
What's the best way to get around Albufeira?
If you’re looking to fly to Albufeira, the closest major airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city centre. You can explore water travel options at the local marina.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in Albufeira

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