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Holidays to Albufeira
Why holiday in Albufeira?
There’s also plenty of family-friendly attractions such as The Aqualand Waterpark where the whole family can enjoy a range of water slides, wave pools, a lazy river and play pools. For a more relaxed atmosphere, visit the colourful marina and watch the boats go by, or take a trip out to sea on a diving or fishing excursion.
For golf lovers, there are 3 golf courses in the area including Salgados Golf and Balaia Golf Village, so holidaymakers can practice their swing on their Albufeira holiday.
Beach holidays in Albufeira
Situated in front of the old town are two of Albufeira’s main beaches known as the Fisherman’s Beach and Albufeira Beach which are backed by a selection of shops, bars and restaurants. These family-friendly beaches can be extremely popular during the height of season.
The Praia da Oura, also known as Oura Beach is the closest beach to the Monte Choro strip and is ideal for water sports including pedal boats, banana boats, parasailing and windsurfing. For those who prefer a more laid-back vibe, there’s also sunbeds and umbrellas available to hire and a paved promenade lined with great shops, cafes and restaurants.
Food & Drink
As well as local or Portuguese cuisine, Albufeira offers wide selection of restaurants serving food from around the world including Mediterranean and Burger Bars. There’s plenty of British cafes and pubs too, so you’re sure to find an all-day English breakfast for some home comfort after a night on the strip.
If you enjoy a quieter night out, the street of bars in The Old Town have a more relaxed vibe compared to the venues on The Strip. There are also plenty of romantic restaurants where you can book a meal for two. Nearby Vilamoura, is also a great spot for couples, why not take a late-night stroll round the town's marina after visiting the restaurants, bars and cafes?
Useful Information for Holidays to Albufeira
The currency used in Albufeira is the Euro, we recommend you shop around for the best rates of conversion before flying.
The local language is Portuguese. However, English is more commonly spoken in the tourist areas meaning it is easy for English speaking tourists to navigate and communicate.
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