Travel Blogs from Albufeira
We had a good sail to the Algarve. Another bit of chaos with the jennaker which nearly got launched overboard and a poor little tired out bird which hitched a ride for many miles keeping us amused. The coast line is absolutely fantastic... Rainbow of colours. I thought Dorset pretty spectacular but this comes a close second. Met up with a couple we knew from ...
... to find the house as a rendezvous point we all gathered at Lagos Mc Donald's. In convoy, following the agent we went to the villa. Wow! Like a feature from Homes & Gardens the massive luxury pad has all we expected and much more. Better, however than all of the great things, is to have our gorgeous and wonderful family assembled here. Lovely people. Bloody marvellous. ...
... food! It was an alternative place, reminding me of the Gili islands in Indonesia; similar beachy vibe to Lagos i guess. It was all outdoor wooden seating; with fruit displays on the tables and around the cafe almost anywhere it would fit. After all the heavy tapas of Spain I was soooo excited to have a salad and fruit juice for lunch!
I really did not know what to expect of Portugal, how different ...
... while we were having dinner a market came & set up right next to the restaurant selling tennis racket shaped bug zappers that Dane decided he desperately needed. After much convincing that there were no bugs that he needed to zap we managed to head back to our accommodation without one.
... that have been immensely important to me, yet they seem so small. I have been a little homesick lately, more so than if I had just been on vacation because the reality is, I won’t be back in the U.S. for nearly a year – I think that is just sinking in.
My advice for travelers vacationing to Europe: If you can’t fit it into a carry-on bag, don’t bring it!
Pack for a week, stay for a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Vila Olympic Albufeira
Other places to stay in Albufeira
Sitio de Balaia - Apartado 917, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $52
- Great Holiday
- Relaxing holiday
Rua do Municipio, lote 26, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Quinta do Milharo , Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $67
- What a start!
- Mangel an Instandhaltung
- Lack of maintenance
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Thought the Club Praia da Oura was fantastic
- Fantastic all round holiday
Forte Sao Joao - Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $24
Rua Alexandre O'Neill, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $44
- Good hotel!
- An Irish Welcom
- Excellent Location
Praia Da Felesia, Apartado P.O. Box 644, Albufeira | 5 star hotelfrom $143
- Nice hotel but lots of kids!
Praia de Falesia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $242
Rua do Estadio S/N, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $73
- Mixed feelings
- What can I say..
- Great hotel also try Vecchia Italia restaurant
Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $35
- Below average
- Super time had by all
- Fun In The Sun
Praia dos Aveiros - Areias de S Joao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $27
- Inedible Food
- Thanks to JoseManoel
- Looking forward to returning to the Auramar
Praia da Falesia , Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $32
Rua do Municipio, Lote 27, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $27
- Loved the Brisa Sol Hotel - Excellent Value
- Excellent Vacation
- Our winterhome
Urbanizacao Quinta Pedra dos Bicos, Lote 24 - Santa Eulalia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $64
Sesmarias, Apartado 1022, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $51
- Good Week at the Baia Grande
- Not the Best
- A real treasure on the Algarve
Ave Dr Francisco Sa Carneiro, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $28
- Very Noisy
- Dont get a street side room
- Poor Standard
Praia Da Falesia-Acoteias, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $67
- Fantasic Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
- Excellent hotel
Rua do Pacifico, Lote 24, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $40
- Perola do Algarve
- Christmas to forget
Mato Serrao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $32
Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $36
- Loved Forte Da Oura
- Excellent hotel and location!!
Estrada de Sta. Eulalia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $42
Rua Municipio Lote 31, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $27
- Good value hotel
- Nice Big Pool.Shame about the fleet of inflatables.
- Paradise at the paraiso
Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $38
Ave Infante dom Henrique 83, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Rua Samora Barros Cerro de Piedade, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $50
- Great seaviews and friendly people
- Translated means INN ON THE HILL
- Would not go back to estalagem
Rua Samora Barros 20, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $55
- Pleasant but Beware
- Stunning views
- General review