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Apartment rentals in Albufeira

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Entire rental unit · Albufeira
Ocean View Luxury T2, Balcony Jaccuzi, Old Town
Beach design apartment exceptionally well located on a central, yet calm area. Free parking in front of the apartment. 300m from the beach and 450m from the city center. 28sqm front ocean view terrace with Jacuzzi and total privacy. 2 thematic rooms: 1 suite with ocean view and panoramic window to the terrace and jacuzzi, 1 second room, 2 bathrooms, living room with ocean view and panoramic windows, and fully equipped kitchen. Air Cond. , WIFI, Cable TV with over 100 channels.
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Entire rental unit · Albufeira
Iconic Apt. by the beach, Downtown, Sea View/Pool
Fully renovated and equipped beach apartment, located in a prime area, in the heart of Albufeira, 2 minutes walk from Praia dos Pescadores and the town centre. Superb view over the sea and the old part of the village. Elegant and exclusive decor, with ethnic touches and nautical details. A unique and unforgettable experience in this centrally located space, where everything is at hand. Magnificent pool, with a breathtaking view. Parking inside the building.
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Private room · Albufeira
Small Room - Vacation, Weeks, Days
My place is close to downtown. My place is good for couples and one-on-one adventures.

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Stay near Albufeira's top sights

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Praia da Oura12 locals recommend
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Algarve Shopping164 locals recommend
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Marina de Albufeira41 locals recommend
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Praia dos Pescadores9 locals recommend
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Zoomarine10 locals recommend
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AlbufeiraShopping17 locals recommend

Vacation rentals in Albufeira

Entire condo · Albufeira
Lovely apartment studio for two people, Albufeira
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Private room · Albufeira
Rustic and cozy room.
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Entire condo · Albufeira
Sweet Natura Place Bela Vista, Albufeira
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Entire home · Albufeira
The Albufeira Concierge Luxury Design Villa
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Entire serviced apartment · Albufeira
Studio ~ Water Border ~
Entire condo · Albufeira
The cosy place to stay in Albufeira
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Entire condo · Albufeira
Frida's Studio - Albufeira
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Entire home · Albufeira
Casa Flor de Mayo for 8 persons
Entire rental unit · Albufeira
Stunning beach views, golf courses and fun
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Private room · Areias de São João, Albufeira
Magnificent Private Suite-500m Praia Forte S. João
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Private room · Albufeira
ROOM - Holidays, weeks or days
Entire rental unit · Albufeira
By the sea for 4 persons

Villa rentals in Albufeira

Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Cecília
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Casinha is a fabulous villa with pool and ja
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Dolce Vita is a pretty single story villa wi
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Ocean Pine, a bright, modern villa located c
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Entire villa · Guia
Private Villa 2 Bedroom with Pool and Barbecue
Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Solar das Palmeiras is a large traditional s
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Enar - 6 bedroom with pool, central located, ideal for families.
Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Berlenga
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Entire villa · Albufeira
NEW 180° seaview with private swimming pool
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Villa Cor de Rosa is a modern, spacious villa clos
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Entire villa · Albufeira
#72 Fantastic & Typical House w/Pool & 3m Beach
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Entire villa · Albufeira
Excellent 4 bedroom Vila Cristina Mar (oceanview)
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House rentals in Albufeira

Private room · Albufeira
(B) Albufeira centre- 150m to the beach - Old town
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Private room · Albufeira
Rustic Private Room in Downtown Albufeira
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Private room · Albufeira
Relax in Vila Mimosa - Marina & sea view Albufeira
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Private room · Albufeira
'' Central room, large rustic and cozy .
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Private room · Albufeira
Relax in Vila Mimosa - Marina & sea view Albufeira
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Entire home · Albufeira
Estrela Cadente Praia do Castelo for 14 persons
Private room · Albufeira
Lower Albufeira room at the foot of the beach .
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Private room · Albufeira
Relax in Vila Mimosa - Marina & sea view Albufeira
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Entire home · Albufeira
Villa Albufeira Salgados for 7 persons
Entire home · Guia
Villa Blue Ocean for 8 persons
Entire home · Albufeira
Villa Pescada for 6 persons
Private room · Albufeira
Close to downtown Albufeira, quiet zone
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Your guide to Albufeira

All About Albufeira

Located on the Algarve coast in southern Portugal, the city of Albufeira is a popular getaway known for its lively atmosphere, modern Moorish architecture, and pristine beaches. Warm aquamarine Atlantic waters lap against golden sands ringed by magnificent red limestone cliffs. Vacationers and sun worshipers have been flocking here since the 1960s, transforming the once-sleepy fishing village into a seaside paradise. Whitewashed cliffside villas and tiled pedestrian streets weave through the 12th-century Old Town before giving way to stunning coastal vistas.

Away from the water, the action happens around Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro and the Montechoro district — known locally as the Strip. As the largest city on the Algarve Coast, Albufeira makes for an excellent jumping-off point to explore the surrounding communities of Portimão and Faro. You’ll also find plenty of wilderness opportunities in Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, one of the area’s few remaining stretches of untamed coast.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Albufeira?

This part of southern Portugal experiences pleasant weather throughout the year, with nearly 300 days of sunshine. The warm summer months are long and bright, with clear blue skies and balmy Mediterranean evenings. The winters are slightly colder but still mild, with a modest uptick in rainfall. While beachgoing may not be ideal during this time, the area’s museums and art galleries are great winter activities. The shoulder seasons can also be excellent times to look for holiday rentals in Albufeira. The slighter cooler temperatures are more conducive to exploring inland regions like Rocha da Pena National Reserve. Some of the more notable events throughout the calendar are the New Year’s Eve celebration — with live music, beach parties, and fireworks — and Festa do Pescador. The latter, also known as the Fishermen’s Festival, is a celebration of folk dance, music, and the area’s renowned seafood.


What are the top things to do in Albufeira?

Paderne Castle

This 12th-century Berber fortification, about 30 minutes’ drive from Albufeira, makes for an excellent day trip to explore some of the area’s history. Constructed with limestone blocks, the castle’s remains sit above the meandering Quarteira River below — itself adorned with Roman-era bridges and aqueducts. Visitors can explore the medieval site with crumbling walls and stone ruins set among wild olive trees and brushlands.

Old Town Albufeira

Geographically, Albufeira’s Old Town is only a few minutes away from the neon lights and energy of the Strip, but the areas couldn’t be further apart in terms of the vibe. The laid-back district is a well-preserved window into Albufeira’s past, with streets that vary in width from just a few feet across to wide tree-lined boulevards with open-air cafes and restaurants. Travelers wandering the area can find hidden pubs, seafood eateries, and handmade artisan goods mere steps from the ocean.

Marinha Beach

Surrounded by towering orange cliffs and dramatic rock formations, Marinha Beach is a stunning coastal destination with soft golden sands, warm turquoise waters, limestone archways, and hidden coves ripe for discovery. Beachgoers flock to the area for its calm ocean conditions and pleasant breezes that make for excellent swimming and beach lounging. The rock formations also provide plenty of opportunities for water-based exploration of sea caves and hidden inlets with a kayak or paddleboard.

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