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Area (sq km): 91,950
Population: 10,524,145
Nationality: Portuguese
Local Name: Portugal
Language: Portuguese,
Mirandese
Time Zone: GMT
Currency: 1 euro = 100 cents
Rate: www.xe.com
Capital: Lisbon
Dialling Code: +351
Electricity: 220V/50Hz
Internet Code: .pt
Religion: Roman Catholic,
Protestant
Climate: Mediterranean,
Maritime
Government: Parliamentary Democracy
Inoculations: None
Driving: Right
Int'l License: Not Required
Banking: M-F 8.30-15.00
Major Airports: Faro(FAO),
Lisbon(LIS),
Madeira(FNC),
Porto(OPO)

Algarve villa holidays to Albufeira beaches

Algarve villa holidays to Albufeira in southern Portugal has got it all for the holidaymaker. When you book your Portugal holidays, you can look forward to sunshine throughout most of the year, sandy Albufeira beaches, breathtaking scenery, good food, lively night-life and golf courses. A mixture of all these, plus the traditional friendliness of the Portuguese, makes it one of the favourite spots for tourists.

Albufeira beaches
Albufeira beaches

Albufeira beaches

Albufeira is situated in the Algarve, which is the southernmost region of beautiful Portugal. The Albufeira beaches are famous for their wonderful golden sand and amazing scenery provided by its blue sea and majestic cliffs. These are some of the Albufeira beaches which are truly worth visiting from Algarve villas: Praia da Gale, with miles of long sandy beaches; Peneco, Pescadores and Inatel, and finally the beaches which surround the city of Albufeira, namely Praia da Oura and Praia da Coelha.

Restaurants in Albufeira

There is a tremendous choice of restaurants in Albufeira to enjoy from Algarve villas and other villas in Portugal providing international food, however, the traditional Portuguese cuisine should not be missed. Why not try the famous Calderaida (fish and seafood stew), or the mouth-watering Arroz de Marisco (seafood with rice) or some grilled sardines? Delicious! These dishes are served in traditional seafood restaurants in Albufeira, such as: A Casa de Avo, A Lagosteira, A Lota, among others.

Bars and clubs in Albufeira

There is a grand selection of bars and clubs in Albufeira, mainly on the Strip, situated in the Montechoro section. Here the visitors can find a venue to suit their taste, regardless of their age. There are bars in Albufeira with lively music and good atmosphere, such as the Erin’s Isle Irish Pub in Albufeira or the Mustang Bar with a good happy hour. If dancing is your scene, how about trying the famous Kadoc Club or the Kiss Club in Albufeira?

There are plenty of villas in Portugal and more specifically, Algarve villas, awaiting you on your holidays to Albufeira. Use VillasPeople.com to make your Algarve villa search even easier. Book your Portugal holidays today and you could soon be relaxing on those beautiful Albufeira beaches. Happy travels.

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