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Top Albufeira Beach Hotels

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Praia da Falésia, Pinhal do Concelho, Albufeira
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4.8/5Exceptional! (374 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Superb

"Superb hotel with great service"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
Hotel Vila Gale Praia
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Praia da Gale s/n, Apt. 2204, Albufeira
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4.8/5Exceptional! (435 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Our third year here and we couldn’t have been happier with our stay. The staff are extremely polite and helpful. We felt very safe while we stayed during Covid."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

Hotel Vila Gale Praia
3HB Golden Beach
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Praia Da Oura, Algarve, Albufeira
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4.7/5Exceptional! (228 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Great place to stay

"Lovely hotel in prime position near the beach and a short walk up the street to the strip. Pool area was quiet but a nice calm area to relax. We had a 3 bed apt/room with a great terrace. The room was clean and a good size. Every member of staff that we met were friendly and helpful. Would highly ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

3HB Golden Beach
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3HB Clube Humbria - All Inclusive
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Estrada de Albufeira - Olhos D'Agua, Albufeira
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4.5/5Wonderful! (212 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool, free waterpark access
Travelers say...

"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 Mar 14, 2020

3HB Clube Humbria - All Inclusive
Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Santa Eulalia, Lote 24, Albufeira
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4.5/5Wonderful! (867 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Lovely view in a relatively quiet part of Albufeira. About a 400 m walk down the hill to Oura Beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Aqua Pedra dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel
São Rafael Atlântico
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Sesmarias, Albufeira
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4.5/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Excellent

"I would gladly go back to this hotel. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

São Rafael Atlântico
Velamar Boutique Hotel
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Caminho de Alfarrobeira, Olhos D'água, Albufeira
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4.4/5Wonderful! (407 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"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 Mar 13, 2020

Velamar Boutique Hotel
Victoria Sport&Beach Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Rua do Pinhal, Praia da Falesia - Olhos de Agua, Albufeira
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The price is $49 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (299 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
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 Jan 21, 2020

Victoria Sport&Beach Hotel
Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Estrada de Albufeira - Olhos de Água, Albufeira, Faro
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4.4/5Wonderful! (792 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
fabulous anniversary

"We had a fabulous holiday at the hotel. The weather was brilliant and most of the staff were friendly and very efficient. The Atlantico restaurant was the best for dinner. The half board is ok but the menu is very limited and is very average and you cannot pay extra to use the steakhouse which is ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort
Salgados Dunas Suite
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Herdade dos Salgados, Rua Boca da Alagoa, Guia, Albufeira, Algarve
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4.4/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Salgados Dunas Suite
São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Sesmarias 8200-613, Albufeira
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4.3/5Excellent! (649 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

São Rafael Suite Hotel - All Inclusive
Hotel Maritur - Adults Only
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Sao Rafael, Albufeira
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The price is $80 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
4.1/5Very Good! (514 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Hotel Maritur - Adults Only
Grand Muthu Forte do Vale
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Rua Dunfermline, Albufeira
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4.1/5Very Good! (268 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Big disappointment

"In desperate need of refurb. Cleanliness was shockingly bad, especially bathroom. Poor choice of food and quality. Although we don’t really drink, only local beer and cheap vodka / rum within all-inclusive so stay away from it if you do like your evening drink. Swimming pool (both indoor and outdoor) ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2019

Grand Muthu Forte do Vale
Muthu Oura Praia Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Estrada de Santa Eulália, Albufeira, Faro
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4/5Very Good! (437 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Very big apartments spread over several blocks. It’s in a good location and one block has fabulous sea views. You can easily walk to beach and has loads of restaurants and bars. I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Muthu Oura Praia Hotel
Grand Muthu Oura View Beach Club
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
Praia Da Oura, Areias de São João, Albufeira
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4/5Very Good! (530 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"The location was great. We had a beautiful ocean view from our room. The property may of been 5 star when it was built but it is a little tired and could use some upgrading. The staff and service was very good."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Grand Muthu Oura View Beach Club
Hotel Baltum
3 out of 5
Av. 25 de Abril, 26, Albufeira
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4/5Very Good! (333 reviews)
good location shame about everything else

"Staff were less than helpful, visited Sept 2020 and not members of staff wore face masks but signs throughout stating is was compulsory. Arrived at 10am and was told room would y be available until 3pm (which was fine) there was a luggage room with a shower etc. But the hotel was at only 50% capacity ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Hotel Baltum
Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira
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The price is $32 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
3.6/5Good! (959 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
ideal location

"Lovely location Right on the beach, near restaurants, bars and accommodation adequate"…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
Hotel Vila Recife
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
Rua Miguel Bombarda no. 12, Albufeira
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3.5/5Good! (242 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"We paid extra for a room with partial sea view and requested a room high up with expedia. When we booked in, reception told us they do not do rooms with a sea view and had not recieved information from expedia regarding this. She told us she only had one room on the lower level, we asked to see it, ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hotel Vila Recife
Apartamentos Soldoiro
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Rua Ramalho Ortigão, Praia da Oura, Albufeira
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3.5/5Good! (304 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Need a little more work

"Great location, affordable price, only one person in the counter doing everything including restaurant. The mattress was not good, already sagging and the room smelled smoke, the hotel employee offer to spray, but it does not help much with the smell. Suggest apt to increase price a little bit to ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Apartamentos Soldoiro
Monica Isabel Beach Club
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Praia do Forte de Sao Joao, Albufeira
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3.4/5Good! (232 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Nice location

"Amazing location, great service and reasonable price. The only issue is there is no wifi in the room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Monica Isabel Beach Club
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Beach Hotels in Albufeira

Known for its pristine beaches and amazing swimming spots, Albufeira offers a lot for the traveler 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 traveler 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 travelers 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 water skiing. Guests love the pool and proximity to shopping.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel - 5-star luxury aparthotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale 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 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 48°F
  • Driest months: August, July, June, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.03 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, December, April, and February, with an average rainfall of 0.13 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 center. You can explore water transportation options at the marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Albufeira like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its stunning beaches and amazing swimming spots, Albufeira has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Albufeira?
São Rafael Atlântico is a top 5-star beachfront hotel offering 2 indoor pools and 3 restaurants, located within a short 12-minute walk of Sao Rafael Beach. Other good choices for your beach trip include Muthu Clube Praia da Oura and Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Albufeira?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 237 hotels in Albufeira for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Albufeira?
Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in Albufeira: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 56°F. Average annual precipitation for Albufeira is 27 inches.
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 like 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 to my beach hotel in Albufeira?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Albufeira more easily: If you’re looking to fly to Albufeira, the closest major airport is Faro Intl. Airport (FAO), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city center. You can learn about your water travel options at the local marina.

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