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Why go to Albufeira

With no less than 300 days of sunshine, miles of sandy beaches and a boisterous night scene, it’s no wonder Albufeira is one of the Algarve's most-visited resorts. It’s the perfect choice for a fuss-free, fly-and-flop kind of a holiday, whether you’re travelling as a family, a couple or with a group of friends.

You guessed it – the biggest draw to Albufeira is its gorgeous beaches. There’s a good few to choose from but families tend to flock to the popular Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman's Beach), which is close to the old town. It has everything, from a range of watersports – including banana boat rides and parasailing – to a healthy mix of restaurants.

For couples, the less touristy beaches tend to be a big draw. One of the best is Praia de São Rafael, a few of miles west of the old town. Here you’ll find a quieter, rugged cove surrounded by rock formations. With lovely views, it makes for a romantic backdrop.

Travel Information

Language

Portugese

Currency

Euros (€)

Average flight time(from London)

3 hrs
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