Travel Blogs from Albufeira
... whereby you need to take up while wearing nappies to be any good upon approaching your quarter century in life. If you don't, let me tell you, it is incredibly frustrating as you enter the drink wave after wave despite the amount of wax you have slathered your board in. Though like anything in life, stick with it and you will/do gradually improve. Perhaps it was the surfing instructors that did it for us though. Tanned, sun bleached ...
... warm water. Our hotel had a couple of restaurants to choose from and we enjoyed a delicious bbq dinner our first night there. Lagos is definitely a popular holiday destination and the old town was packed. We wandered around the stores once or twice but preferred the marina for our evening meals and a walk in the sun. The area between Praia da Luz and Lagos is famous for it's many grottos and stunning beaches at the base of high cliffs. ...
... and comes back saying “ive got some good news and bad news. The good news is toilet paper is on the way but the bad news is, as they didn’t have any behind the bar the 5 girls waiting to use the girls bathroom know that your stranded in here” My luck. So i got myself in order and held my head up high as I left the bathroom with eyes upon me.
As I walked out we spotted two people lining up for the challenge, two Irish guys got their shirts off and ...
So annoyed that my phone died for the whole first day we were in Lagos. So no cool photos of the beach or their neat little town centre. Unless I steal Emma's photos. The beach was beautiful. White sand beaches with crystal clear water that looked devine. But it was deceiving. It was bloody freezing. So freezing there was no chance ...
... we were way too sober for this! The following day it was off to the beach, Jed hadn't seen the sand and sea for a few days, and my pathetic attempt of a tan was looking even more pathetic! The weather was bloody hot, and the ocean freezing cold! Extremely refreshing. I was trying to be brave and dive under and everyone else was fafing about on the shore line, I wadded on in, took a breath and went for it. I got major brain freeze and I couldn't catch ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Vila Olympic Albufeira
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
Rua do Pacifico, Lote 24, Albufeira | 4 star hotelfrom $49
- Perola do Algarve
- Christmas to forget
Mato Serrao, 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 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