Airbnb private accommodation airbnb Portugal > Faro (district) > Albufeira

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Albufeira, Portugal - Updated 2020

airbnb Albufeira, Portugal
Philip
Philip
Updated

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.

1. Private double-bedroom with balcony views (from USD 33)

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
127 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is huge with multiple balconies offering panoramic views of the town and ocean
beautiful apartment with magnificent sea views
very nice room good privacy balcony house feels warmer than in pictures
their apartment is amazing and super clean with all the necessary amenities whilst being away from home
the apartment was so clean and the view was perfect
Cleanliness:
the linen was so clean and soft
their apartment is just great clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and good
the bathroom was also very clean and was private for us
our room and own bathroom were very clean and tidy
Host:
dinah and mario are wonderful hosts
mario and dinah are the perfect hosts
mario and dinah are lovely hosts
hosts are really lovely people
mario and dinah are the best hosts imaginable
Location:
great location and comfy bed
location wise it was very convenient for exploring the algarve
perfect location for shop restaurants beach massive supermarket - you can walk everywhere
the location of the apartment is fine as well
the proximity to the centre was about 15 minutes easy walk
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

2. One-bedroom studio flat (from USD 61)

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, Albufeira
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
81 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our stay at nocolo’s apartment
we had a really nice stay at the apartment
Cleanliness:
super clean and lovely place
the apartment is clean and organized
the apartment was very clean and nicolo was very accommodating
the apartment itself was incredibly clean and updated
it was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
great host and great appartment
nicolo and sabrina are fantastic hosts
hosts had a long list of hand picked restaurants and bars
nicolo was an excellent host who provided us with lots of advice about activities and sights
he was communicative and extremely helpful
Location:
a fantastic location very near to the beach
the location was wonderful right near the beach and city center yet on a quiet street
the location was perfect very close to restaurants and beach
probably the best possible location proximity to the beach and main strip is perfect
nicolo's place is in a great location
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

3. Flat for two people (from USD 50)

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 Albufeira
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
53 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful modern apartment only drawback no balcony
the pool was great and air-conditioning worked perfectly fine
the unit has great views and comes with a shared pool (not heated)
wi-fi was great but it did not work at the pool
very warm welcome full equipped cozy apartment with nice view and terrace in the top floor
Cleanliness:
great apartment very clean and stylish
fantastic shower spotlessly clean comfy bed and had everything we needed
the apartment is very clean and equipped i never saw it
carlos apartment is very clean and everything is nearby it is really 3 min
lovely apartment perfectly clean and modern and in a perfect location
Host:
carlos is a great host
the hosts are very nice
carlos is very helpful
they are helpful hosts and communicate without problem
the hosts carlos and yolanda are very sweet and helpful
Location:
great location 5 mins walk to old town and beach
fabulous studio apartment in a brilliant location only a few minutes from the beach and main square
would highly recommend great location
it is centrally-located and an easy walk to the beach as well as oid town
the location is very good as it is around 5 min walk into the centre of old town
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

4. Two-bedroom flat in Old Town (from USD 77)

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 - Albufeira
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
71 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i like how the terrace/balcony is accessible from both the large bedroom and the living room
the apartment is great i definetly recommend looks even better then the photos
a very comfortable beach cottage-style place
comfortable space and a very nice size with a nice terrace
we enjoyed having breakfast at the balcony overlooking the main shopping street of the town
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and spacious
the place is clean very welcoming
clean new and bright spacious with a cool layout
daniel’s place was very cosy and clean as well as well decorated
Host:
daniel and brenda were lovely hosts
daniel and brenda were great hosts
daniel and brenda were fantastic hosts
daniel and his wife are very thoughtful hosts
the host is super nice and carefull
Location:
perfect location in the middle of everything
the location is absolutely perfect
great location close to supermarket beach and shopping
brilliant apartment great location perfect for a relaxing break
fantastic apartment in a super convenient location
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

5. Apartment for up to five people (from USD 33)

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
50 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms were good size and always good to have aircon
the apartment is spacious and immaculate and very comfortable with everything we needed in the kitchen
we would recommend this apt
Cleanliness:
everything was spotlessly clean and well arranged
the place was supper clean as described
it was very clean and modern as well
the apartment was really clean everything worked
the apartment was completely clean and tidy
Host:
david was such as perfect host
david is a great host
david is a great host always available to answer any questions
david was very kind and explained everything to us
david is a super host & extremely prompt with his replies
Location:
perfect location for beach
the location was fantastic
this place is in a good location
great location 5- 7 minute walk to beach and restaurants and bars
perfect location for beach cafes bars very central
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

6. Condo with sea view (from USD 133)

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
30 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place with a wonderful view spacious apartment
we loved sitting on the balcony and the kitchen was excellent
very spatial and comfortable apartment with an amazing view
roomy apartment with great views nice pool very close to the small beach with 2 larger ones nearby
the apartment was clean and comfortable and had most the amenities expected
Cleanliness:
everything is clean modern and has a lot of amenities
lovely 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 stay
Location:
this is an absolutely beautiful location and home
very nice seashore walk to albufeira
amazing location right on the beach and a short scenic walk across to the main beach
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

7. One-bedroom flat at Albufeira Marina (from USD 56)

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 Marina
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
38 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has a wonderful view of the marina we had breakfast on the balcony every morning
the complex was amazing with a private pool and view of the marina
pool was great and shares a similar view as the apartment great to cool down during day
nuno's apartment is very clean spacious and has a lovely view overlooking the marina and has good amenities
the apartment was very clean and well-equipped with an excellent view overlooking the harbour
Cleanliness:
apartment was clean
very clean and great amenities
apartment safe clean and with just about anything you may need for your stay
Host:
nuno is a great host
nuno is a great host
nino was a great host will definitely return
nuno was a great host and would definately recommend
nuno was a great host very accommodating and the apartment was lovely
Location:
a brilliant location and lively accommodation
the well appointed kitchen and close proximity to shops and restaurants make this an ideal vacation spot
still not a bad walk at all getting over to the beach
i really recommand it such a great appartement and great location
location was perfect for us lovely area and some nice cafes and restaurants below the apartment
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

8. Condo for up to four people (from USD 68)

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 Palmeiras
Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
28 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(washing machine wi-fi air con) the pool was also lovely and quiet which is a bonus
our stay at andrigo’s apartment was great
pool and terasse were very ejoyable nevertheless and the buildings are well taken cared of
Cleanliness:
the apartment is beautiful and very clean
the apartment is very beautiful modern clean and new
the accommodation was very clean and we had everything we needed
we had a great stay in this apartment the apartment was spotless and it had all we needed
the apartment was extremely well organised and very clean
Host:
andrigo is very hospitable owner he was very helpful and readily available for our questions
andrigo was very kind with us and well organized
andrigo was so helpful in the booking procedure and in the lead up to our holiday
Location:
great location to the strip
good location lovely pool
just like in pictures well located and parking is in front of the building entrance
super apartment handy to shops bars and restaurants
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

9. Apartment with access to swimming pools (from USD 63)

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 Apartment
Albufeira, Faro District, Portugal
21 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the rooms were spacious and very bright with balconies to almost all rooms
beautiful apartment very spacious there were 6 adults and we never felt cramped or under each other’s feet
Cleanliness:
apartment was comfortable and very clean
lovely spacious and clean apartment in a great complex
a very moderne comfortable and clean apartment in safe environment
Host:
new restaurant has opened on site the food was delicious & staff lovely
valerie was an outstanding host very helpful and great communication from start of our trip to the end
Location:
the location is fantastic
very nice apartment in a good safe location
the house was very nice and location was nice and quiet
this place is really well located clean equipped plenty of place
Read more reviews

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

10. Two-bedroom flat with swimming pool access

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.

ROSA APARTAMENTO
7 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 5 Guests

See similar airbnbs in Albufeira and also compare the prices with Hotels in Albufeira

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.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

5f494b5b original
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

I'm a writer and photographer based in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Highlands. A professional journalist by trade, I have written for and edited several newspapers, magazines and websites....Read more

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Albufeira
Good things are meant to be shared!