Welcome to the Algarve and its stunning beaches! The former fishing village of Albufeira has become a must-see destination for sun-worshippers, beachgoers and fans of bustling nightspots. And whether you crave the simple pleasures of the sands at the likes of Praia dos Pescadores, Praia do Túnel or Praia do Inatel, look forward to a little wildlife spotting on one of the local boat trips, or plan on hitting the nightspots of The Strip, there’s a top Airbnb vacation rental out there waiting for you. Check them out below.
With its low price and elevated roof-top balcony view out to sea, it’s little wonder that this private two-person bedroom won plenty of fans among past guests. Indeed, it scored top marks across the board, with past reviewers praising the “wonderful” hosts, the property’s distance just 10 minutes from the old town on foot, and access to a communal pool. The charming bedroom also comes with air-conditioning and wi-fi internet, while guests also enjoy access to cable TV, the living areas and the kitchen. A number of restaurants, shops and transport links are within 250 metres (820ft) of the property.
Rustic style room in Albufeira.Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is huge with multiple balconies offering panoramic views of the town and oceanbeautiful apartment with magnificent sea viewsvery nice room good privacy balcony house feels warmer than in picturestheir apartment is amazing and super clean with all the necessary amenities whilst being away from homethe apartment was so clean and the view was perfectthe linen was so clean and softtheir apartment is just great clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and goodthe bathroom was also very clean and was private for usour room and own bathroom were very clean and tidy
Host:dinah and mario are wonderful hostsmario and dinah are the perfect hostsmario and dinah are lovely hostshosts are really lovely peoplemario and dinah are the best hosts imaginableRead more reviewsgreat location and comfy bedlocation wise it was very convenient for exploring the algarveperfect location for shop restaurants beach massive supermarket - you can walk everywherethe location of the apartment is fine as wellthe proximity to the centre was about 15 minutes easy walk
This centrally located studio apartment will appeal to lone travelers or couples eager to be within easy reach of the beach, restaurants, and nightspots of Albufeira. Despite being located in the Old Town within 500 meters (1640ft) of popular bars and eateries, past guests remarked that it wasn’t very noisy, and also praised the helpful host - giving the property top marks in all categories. Modern conveniences include a full kitchen and air-conditioning, which is vital for those hot summer days.
City Centre Cozy Studio, AlbufeiraAlbufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewswe loved our stay at nocolo’s apartmentwe had a really nice stay at the apartmentsuper clean and lovely placethe apartment is clean and organizedthe apartment was very clean and nicolo was very accommodatingthe apartment itself was incredibly clean and updatedit was clean and had everything we needed
Host:great host and great appartmentnicolo and sabrina are fantastic hostshosts had a long list of hand picked restaurants and barsnicolo was an excellent host who provided us with lots of advice about activities and sightshe was communicative and extremely helpfulRead more reviewsa fantastic location very near to the beachthe location was wonderful right near the beach and city center yet on a quiet streetthe location was perfect very close to restaurants and beachprobably the best possible location proximity to the beach and main strip is perfectnicolo's place is in a great location
Fans of the water will find much to commend about this double-bed apartment which enjoys bay views, has access to a communal swimming pool, and sits just five minutes from Fishermen’s Beach. There’s also a range of bars and restaurants within easy reach, so those looking to enjoy the food scene and nightlife will not have far to go. The flat itself also comes equipped with plenty of equipment to make you feel at home, from fast 100Mbps wi-fi internet and a cable TV, to a full kitchen and air conditioning - the latter of which will come in very handy during the heat of a Portuguese summer. Guests also have access to a spacious, elevated terrace area on which to relax and enjoy the view.
Apt. Bay View in Old Town AlbufeiraAlbufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsbeautiful modern apartment only drawback no balconythe pool was great and air-conditioning worked perfectly finethe unit has great views and comes with a shared pool (not heated)wi-fi was great but it did not work at the poolvery warm welcome full equipped cozy apartment with nice view and terrace in the top floorgreat apartment very clean and stylishfantastic shower spotlessly clean comfy bed and had everything we neededthe apartment is very clean and equipped i never saw itcarlos apartment is very clean and everything is nearby it is really 3 minlovely apartment perfectly clean and modern and in a perfect location
Host:carlos is a great hostthe hosts are very nicecarlos is very helpfulthey are helpful hosts and communicate without problemthe hosts carlos and yolanda are very sweet and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location 5 mins walk to old town and beachfabulous studio apartment in a brilliant location only a few minutes from the beach and main squarewould highly recommend great locationit is centrally-located and an easy walk to the beach as well as oid townthe location is very good as it is around 5 min walk into the centre of old town
A great option for families who wish to be centrally based and within easy reach of the seafront, this two-bedroom property is located right in the heart of the Old Town and is just a minute from the beach. Its position close to the square in the Old Town also means that there are a host of shops, eateries and nightspots within easy reach. It also comes with plenty of home comforts, with air conditioning, TV, wi-fi internet and a kitchen as some of the amenities that you’ll have access to. Past guests were very impressed, giving it top marks across the board and praising the balcony, which is spacious enough to dine out on with family or friends.
Casa Mar Azul - AlbufeiraAlbufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsi like how the terrace/balcony is accessible from both the large bedroom and the living roomthe apartment is great i definetly recommend looks even better then the photosa very comfortable beach cottage-style placecomfortable space and a very nice size with a nice terracewe enjoyed having breakfast at the balcony overlooking the main shopping street of the townvery clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and spaciousthe place is clean very welcomingclean new and bright spacious with a cool layoutdaniel’s place was very cosy and clean as well as well decorated
Host:daniel and brenda were lovely hostsdaniel and brenda were great hostsdaniel and brenda were fantastic hostsdaniel and his wife are very thoughtful hoststhe host is super nice and carefullRead more reviewsperfect location in the middle of everythingthe location is absolutely perfectgreat location close to supermarket beach and shoppingbrilliant apartment great location perfect for a relaxing breakfantastic apartment in a super convenient location
Another flat that is sure to appeal to families, this two-bedroom property can sleep up to five people, and it is also within easy reach of the beach and local amenities. Indeed, the sands are only 400 meters (1,300ft) from the door, with restaurants situated even closer at hand. Public transport links are also 100 meters (330ft) away, so those eager to explore the wider area will be able to do so. The flat itself comes with air conditioning, a fully-equipped kitchen and plenty of dining space for a family meal. There are also laundry facilities should you plan on packing light or on staying longer. And the small terrace balcony will make for a great spot to unwind with a quiet drink.
Albufeira Old Town Two bedroom Apartment (Center)Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsrooms were good size and always good to have airconthe apartment is spacious and immaculate and very comfortable with everything we needed in the kitchenwe would recommend this apteverything was spotlessly clean and well arrangedthe place was supper clean as describedit was very clean and modern as wellthe apartment was really clean everything workedthe apartment was completely clean and tidy
Host:david was such as perfect hostdavid is a great hostdavid is a great host always available to answer any questionsdavid was very kind and explained everything to usdavid is a super host & extremely prompt with his repliesRead more reviewsperfect location for beachthe location was fantasticthis place is in a good locationgreat location 5- 7 minute walk to beach and restaurants and barsperfect location for beach cafes bars very central
Stunning sea views await guests who opt for this two-bedroom condominium apartment which sits just a stone’s throw from the waters of the Atlantic Coast. What’s more, the property also enjoys access to a large outdoor and heated indoor pool, so whatever the weather, you and your guests will be able to enjoy a little fun in the water. The flat itself, which is light and stylishly-furnished, comes with a TV, wi-fi internet, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, so you’ll feel right at home during your stay. Past guests loved the location, hailing the idyllic view and the property’s position within an easy walking distance of local restaurants and bars.
Appartement plage dos Aveiros, face à la mer ...Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsgreat place with a wonderful view spacious apartmentwe loved sitting on the balcony and the kitchen was excellentvery spatial and comfortable apartment with an amazing viewroomy apartment with great views nice pool very close to the small beach with 2 larger ones nearbythe apartment was clean and comfortable and had most the amenities expectedeverything is clean modern and has a lot of amenitieslovely clean apartment with spectacular views of ocean and a great location albufeira is fantastic especially the old town
Host:orlando is a great host and will keep in very good contact for your stayRead more reviewsthis is an absolutely beautiful location and homevery nice seashore walk to albufeiraamazing location right on the beach and a short scenic walk across to the main beach
This one-bedroom flat, which is set overlooking the marina at Albufeira, will be a great base for couples or even families thanks to the addition of a sofa bed. What’s more, the communal swimming pool downstairs and a range of other local activities - such as bowling, cycling and karting - mean there’s is plenty of fun to be had for all ages. There are also a number of eateries and bars within easy reach, while the popular beach is just a kilometer (0.6mi) away. The flat also comes with a nice balcony on which to relax, while amenities include air conditioning, a TV and a fully equipped kitchen.
Amazing Apartment in Albufeira MarinaAlbufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment has a wonderful view of the marina we had breakfast on the balcony every morningthe complex was amazing with a private pool and view of the marinapool was great and shares a similar view as the apartment great to cool down during daynuno's apartment is very clean spacious and has a lovely view overlooking the marina and has good amenitiesthe apartment was very clean and well-equipped with an excellent view overlooking the harbourapartment was cleanvery clean and great amenitiesapartment safe clean and with just about anything you may need for your stay
Host:nuno is a great hostnuno is a great hostnino was a great host will definitely returnnuno was a great host and would definately recommendnuno was a great host very accommodating and the apartment was lovelyRead more reviewsa brilliant location and lively accommodationthe well appointed kitchen and close proximity to shops and restaurants make this an ideal vacation spotstill not a bad walk at all getting over to the beachi really recommand it such a great appartement and great locationlocation was perfect for us lovely area and some nice cafes and restaurants below the apartment
You will love this south-facing condo property, which features a spacious outside terrace on which to soak up the sun. This one-bedroom flat is also just 10 minutes from a range of restaurants, nightspots and bars on foot. It boasts access to two communal swimming pools, and it is also within a walking distance of local golf courses and the sands of the beach. So whether it’s a little seaside fun or a tempting feast for the palette, there are plenty of attractions nearby to entertain you. While the flat’s two single beds suit solo travelers, couples or friends, the addition of a sofa bed means small families may consider the site. Amenities include air conditioning, an internet connection, cable TV and a kitchen.
Casa PalmeirasAlbufeira, Faro, Portugal
Top guest reviews(washing machine wi-fi air con) the pool was also lovely and quiet which is a bonusour stay at andrigo’s apartment was greatpool and terasse were very ejoyable nevertheless and the buildings are well taken cared ofthe apartment is beautiful and very cleanthe apartment is very beautiful modern clean and newthe accommodation was very clean and we had everything we neededwe had a great stay in this apartment the apartment was spotless and it had all we neededthe apartment was extremely well organised and very clean
Host:andrigo is very hospitable owner he was very helpful and readily available for our questionsandrigo was very kind with us and well organizedandrigo was so helpful in the booking procedure and in the lead up to our holidayRead more reviewsgreat location to the stripgood location lovely pooljust like in pictures well located and parking is in front of the building entrancesuper apartment handy to shops bars and restaurants
Set within the same apartment complex as the previous entry, this three-bedroom property naturally enjoys the same array of amenities and pool access, but it has the added benefit of being able to sleep up to seven guests, making it perfect for large families or groups of friends. Furthermore, with multiple properties available in the same area, those who plan on traveling as part of an even larger party may be able to book several Airbnbs simultaneously, should availability allow. Past guests were very impressed with the cleanliness of the site, and also the hosts’ help in organizing airport transfers.
Xilla ApartmentAlbufeira, Faro District, Portugal
Top guest reviewsall the rooms were spacious and very bright with balconies to almost all roomsbeautiful apartment very spacious there were 6 adults and we never felt cramped or under each other’s feetapartment was comfortable and very cleanlovely spacious and clean apartment in a great complexa very moderne comfortable and clean apartment in safe environment
Host:new restaurant has opened on site the food was delicious & staff lovelyvalerie was an outstanding host very helpful and great communication from start of our trip to the endRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticvery nice apartment in a good safe locationthe house was very nice and location was nice and quietthis place is really well located clean equipped plenty of place
With two swimming pools - one for children and one for adults - a tennis court and a local restaurant, this two-bedroom option will be a great contender for families looking for accommodation near Albufeira. Its smartly-decorated interior includes a fully equipped kitchen, should you wish to conjure up a family meal or two. If that doesn’t appeal, there’s also a large balcony with ample seating for your group and an outdoor barbecue oven in which to cook up some tasty treats. Amenities also include a TV, wi-fi internet and free on-site parking - the latter of which will come in useful for making the short two-kilometer (1.2mi) drive to the seafront.
A host of holiday options are available
Whether you’re a couple, a solo traveler or a large family, there are plenty of great Airbnb vacation rental options from which to choose when booking a stay on this section of the Portuguese coastline. You’ll be sure to find the one that’s ideal for you.
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