Travel Blogs from Albufeira
... wall leading down from the house today, to edge a flower bed and contribute to the positive feng shui by breaking up the straight line of the path to the front door. We're joined by two Germans, Hanas and Inken. Like all 20 something travellers they are fabulous switched on and friendly and they cheerfully bobbed about the site in the back of the tractor tailor collecting strangely shaped stone which Ol and I tried our best to jigsaw into the wall. The connection ...
... nighttime activities consisted of comparing Portuguese lagers and watching penalties, you can tell the Dutch have been practicing, they even have a special keeper only for shoot-outs. Hats off to Costa Rica in any case. Today we might quickly check out Faro, but our next stop is now inland. Evora, another unesco heritage place, awaits us in the ...
... are going up slightly. The highlight of today was undeniably the best beach I've seen so far in Portugal, Carvalho beach near Lagoa, between Lagos and Albufeira. Some places in Lagoa look like a Portuguese version of Beverly Hills, but it has really sweet collection of cove beaches. See pictures below. Tomorrow, we may or may not make it to ...
... and we finally managed to have a swim in the sea (I think I stayed 5 minutes inside). The beach itself, Dona Ana, was actually very pretty, down a cove between cliffs, deep green water... making it a tropical paradise for Northern Europeans. You can count on them to be here to enjoy it with you. For dinner, a short walk in the old town and we set our minds on a seafood restaurant again. Cataplana, bacalhau, seafood rice, fish soup, everything fresh, simple ...
Day 1- Arrive into Lagos on the 13th by bus (4.5 hours). When we arrive at the Rising cock we realise it's 99% Australians, even the people that work there. Staying in an 11 bed dorm, all the other girls are from Sydney. Get ready and go see Marty at his work, the green room. We go to the tavern to watch the World Cup, three ...
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Other places to stay in Albufeira
Sitio de Balaia - Apartado 917, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $61
- Great Holiday
- Relaxing holiday
Rua do Municipio, lote 26, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Quinta do Milharo , Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- What a start!
- Mangel an Instandhaltung
- Lack of maintenance
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $59
- Thought the Club Praia da Oura was fantastic
- Fantastic all round holiday
Forte Sao Joao - Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $26
Rua Alexandre O'Neill, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Good hotel!
- An Irish Welcom
- Excellent Location
Praia Da Felesia, Apartado P.O. Box 644, Albufeira | 5 star hotelfrom $217
- Nice hotel but lots of kids!
Praia de Falesia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $334
Rua do Estadio S/N, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Mixed feelings
- What can I say..
- Great hotel also try Vecchia Italia restaurant
Areias de Sao Joao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $162
- Below average
- Super time had by all
- Fun In The Sun
Praia dos Aveiros - Areias de S Joao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $45
- Inedible Food
- Thanks to JoseManoel
- Looking forward to returning to the Auramar
Praia da Falesia , Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Rua do Municipio, Lote 27, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $62
- Loved the Brisa Sol Hotel - Excellent Value
- Excellent Vacation
- Our winterhome
Urbanizacao Quinta Pedra dos Bicos, Lote 24 - Santa Eulalia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Sesmarias, Apartado 1022, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Good Week at the Baia Grande
- Not the Best
- A real treasure on the Algarve
Ave Dr Francisco Sa Carneiro, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- 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
Mato Serrao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Rua do Pacifico, Lote 24, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $49
- Perola do Algarve
- Christmas to forget
Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $61
- Loved Forte Da Oura
- Excellent hotel and location!!
Estrada de Sta. Eulalia, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $73
Rua Municipio Lote 31, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $30
- Good value hotel
- Nice Big Pool.Shame about the fleet of inflatables.
- Paradise at the paraiso
Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $30
Ave Infante dom Henrique 83, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Rua Samora Barros Cerro de Piedade, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- 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 $58
- Pleasant but Beware
- Stunning views
- General review