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... we were up by 6 for our 7am bus to Seville. But we made that are have checked into a lovely place here that Dina booked sometime last night.
We booked a private room here after about 3 weeks of not spending more than 1 night in a private room. We felt we needed a couple of nights in a cheap private room to rest up and get all of our things in order. As trying to keep our copious amounts of bags clean means in an 8 bed dorm room means that things end up in a lot ...
First on this trip, Angie and I had a few days to recover ( and defrost from the Canberra/Melbourne winter) in Paris with Kate. Alan still toughing it out at home for a couple of weeks as he has a concert to play. Flew to Lisbon for a great week there. What a fabulous city! So relaxed and laid back.....but I feel sorry for the older residents.....how on earth do they negotiate the hills in the centre of town. ...
... about a 30 minute walk we found ourselves at the Praia do Camilo which is a world famous beach.
On the way we found a nice little shop to get a few ciders for the hot walk. Once we arrived the golden sands were stunning and it had a uniquely african feel to it from the surrounding rock formations in the cliffs.
It was spectacular and had hand dug tunnel through the rock, which led to another portion of the beach. We hired an umbrella for ...
... up on the weather and left). We make it as far a Faro (about 15 miles), when Kathleen decides she has had enough. I must admit, it is very windy, I do not think I have been on a motorcycle in such high winds. We turn around and return to Quateira.
Something tells me the scooter is not going to be a success.
Once back, we get into conversation ...
... of the place, food, language etc. this is the person that Portugal wants. More traveller than tourist. Bad Example is nature reserve absolutely dead but isle of armona packed with people which doesn't have spirit of Portugal, just luxury resorts and consumerism. If you can't prove that nature brings people in then it is ignored. Bad way so more luxury resorts are built. Although whale watching is more profitable than whale hunting it just takes people ...
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 , 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
Av. Do Estadio PO Box 2445, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Mixed feelings
- What can I say..
- Great hotel also try Vecchia Italia restaurant
Corcovada, 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, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Rua Joao Guita, 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
Rua do Pinhal, Falesia Beac, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $67
- Fantasic Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
- Excellent hotel
Rua do Pacifico, Lote 24, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $49
- Perola do Algarve
- Christmas to forget
Rua Dos Brejos, Albufeira | 3 star hotelfrom $45
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 Municipi - 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