Properties for sale in Albufeira, Central Algarve, Algarve, Portugal
£32,305,207 (€42,000,000) 8200 Ferreiras, Portugal Land for sale
Land for industry, trade and services - Ferreiras - Albufeira Ferreiras Albufeira Building plot situated in Ferreiras, near Albufeira; Plot area - 75.000 sq mts ; Construction area - 36.000 sq. ... see full details and 5 photos
Marketed by Algarve Elite Property, 8600.£16,921,775 (€22,000,000) Ferreiras, Ferreiras, Albufeira Land for sale
This land has a total area of 75,000 m2, assigned to the category of Economic Activities Space: Trade Expansion Zone, Industry and Services. It is a category that is characterized by a zone ... see full details and 2 photos
Marketed by Lusohua Property, 8200.£7,576,340 (€9,850,000) Ponta Da Baleeira, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal Land for sale
Planning approval granted for the construction of 180 apartments, ideally suited for a care or assisted living project. Plot size 122.820 m2. see full details and 5 photos
Marketed by Lovett Estate Agents, BH13.£4,615,030 (€6,000,000) East Of Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
A superb property with immense possibilities, set in a stunning location on a very large plot with far reaching ocean and coastal views and direct beach access. see full details and 6 photos
Marketed by Cerro Novo Lda, 8200.£3,461,657 (€4,500,500) Albufeira, Portugal Villa for sale
Luxury villa for sale Albufeira Albufeira A Unique Gated Community Designed and built to the highest quality standards, these luxurious villas have large glass doors in the living area thus ... see full details and 6 photos
Marketed by Algarve Elite Property, 8600.£3,461,272 (€4,500,000) Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
Sheraton Pine Cliffs 5 Star Resort see full details and 20 photos
Marketed by Portugalproperty.com, 8125.£3,461,272 (€4,500,000) Pine Cliffs Terraces, Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
The exquisite 4-bedroom Deluxe Villas are set on large private plots in perfect harmony with nature and the unspoilt natural environment. They have been designed and built to the highest quality ... see full details and 19 photos
Marketed by Golden Algarve, ..£3,461,272 (€4,500,000) Albufeira, Portugal Villa for sale
Deluxe Villas starting at 4.500.000€ (4 bedroom). Top luxurious and high-end Villas with exclusive pool and jacuzzi. Total of 25 we only have two available Acoteias Albufeira Property Features Air ... see full details and 15 photos
Marketed by Algarve Elite Property, 8600.£3,268,979 (€4,250,000) Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
Beautiful individual house of 450 m2 in sunny Albufeira see full details and 4 photos
Marketed by CREST real estate Sarl, 1227.£3,076,686 (€4,000,000) Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
Splendid house with sea view in a quiet place see full details and 6 photos
Marketed by CREST real estate Sarl, 1227.£3,038,228 (€3,950,000) Gale, Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
Stunning villa with breath taking sea views! see full details and 7 photos
Marketed by Portugalproperty.com, 8125.£3,038,228 (€3,950,000) Albufeira, Albufeira, Albufeira Algarve Villa for sale
Magnificent panoramic view of the sea. Albufeira Albufeira Designed by a famous Portuguese architect, this recently constructed home is very modern in style, with a strong Morroccan influence. A ... see full details and 15 photos
Marketed by AlgarveProperty.com, 8125.£3,038,228 (€3,950,000) Albufeira, Portugal Villa for sale
Quinta Palmares Cerro da Àguia Albufeira A Majestic Villa with spectacular views one of the most well constructed and Elegant property in the Algarve. Located in one of the most thought after ... see full details and 15 photos
Marketed by Algarve Elite Property, 8600.£3,038,228 (€3,950,000) Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira Villa for sale
The property opens to a grand entrance hall with a dazzling modern chandelier and vaulted brick ceilings which provide an immediate feeling of warmth and elegance. The villa comprises of 4 ... see full details and 20 photos
Marketed by Fine & Country - Algarve, 8400.£2,999,769 (€3,900,000) Albufeira E Olhos De Água, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal Detached house for sale
Exceptional location with breathtaking view see full details and 5 photos
Marketed by CREST real estate Sarl, 1227.£2,922,852 (€3,800,000) Albufeira, Albufeira, Albufeira Algarve Villa for sale
5 bedrooms-villa-Albufeira-Algarve-For sale Albufeira Albufeira 5 bedrooms Villa, modern style, located in Albufeira, with access to the beach, marina, golf course and other facilities. Built with ... see full details and 15 photos
Marketed by Casaiberia Real Estate Company, ..£2,884,394 (€3,750,000) Albufeira, Portugal Villa for sale
Spectacular location! This seafront villa offers breathless views! It is located at the edge of Albufeira, with great access to the marina, the town centre and the beach. The villa has been ... see full details and 7 photos
Marketed by Exclusive Algarve Villas, 8400.£2,845,935 (€3,700,000) Albufeira, Portugal Villa for sale
Modern waterfront villa in Albufeira Marina de Albufeira Albufeira This beautiful villa has a contemporary design, unique concept and materials, and raises elegant and majestically on top of the ... see full details and 11 photos
Marketed by Algarve Elite Property, 8600.£2,692,101 (€3,500,000) Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal Villa for sale
Albufeira, Magnificent Luxury Villa, Stunning Coastal Views see full details and 18 photos
Marketed by Portugalproperty.com, 8125.£2,692,101 (€3,500,000) Pera, Albufeira, Albufeira Algarve Villa for sale
Excellently located on a very quiet area, the charming hotel was renovated in 2000. Pera Albufeira Excellently located on a very quiet area, the charming hotel was renovated in 2000. 8.140 sq.M ... see full details and 15 photos
Marketed by AlgarveProperty.com, 8125.
The Albufeira area guide
Sights and attractions
Albufeira is known as one of the major resort areas of Portugal’s Algarve region, with its vibrant nightlife, souvenir stands, packed beaches, and neon lights. Its name is derived from the Arabic ‘Al-Buhera’, which translates to ‘Castle on the Sea.’
It was once a humble fishing village but has grown over the past few decades to become the holiday hotspot that revellers flock to today. The city is divided into two main parts, including the modern Strip, or new town, as well as the more traditional old town.
You can still see glimpses of the traditional old world Albufeira in the old town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and the picturesque whitewashed buildings perched on the cliffs. Some old town buildings retain elements of Moorish architecture, although many of the older historic buildings were destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. Residents can take advantage of the city’s central location and amenities while still exploring nearby beaches, like Praia da Oura and the subtler charms of the surrounding Algarve.
At its heart, Albufeira is a seaside resort and one of the major attractions for visitors and residents alike are its beaches. These are packed throughout the year, but really spring to life during the summer months when you’ll find lifeguards on duty and a busy souvenir trade next to the beaches. Families, groups of young friends, and retirees alike enjoy the abundant sunshine and friendly, colourful atmosphere.
City beaches, including Praia dos Pescadores and Praia da Oura, are located just outside of the city, at the end of the main tourist Strip. For a more peaceful beach experience, you can travel a bit further afield to neighbouring Sao Rafael and Gale. Outdoor activities include sailing, windsurfing, and horseback riding. Golf courses include Pine Cliffs Golf and Balaia. There is also the chance to learn more about the local wildlife, including dolphins, at marine parks like Zoomarine.
Restaurants and cafes
Traditional Portuguese cuisine uses fresh produce and seafood in innovative, colourful combinations. Don’t miss the chance to sample local dishes like grilled codfish in Albufeira’s eateries, many of which offer sweeping ocean views and sunny outdoor terraces.
One of the most notable restaurants in the city is Michelin-starred Vila Joya, with a romantic garden dining area. Farm Village is another cosy, family-run restaurant which offers traditional cuisine with a fresh twist. For more takes on Portuguese food, try Tasquinha do Rossio or Cabana Fresca. A good rule of thumb is to avoid the restaurants directly on the tourist strip and opt for the cafes uphill to enjoy the best views.
There are daily farmers’ markets, held from 6 in the morning, in almost every parish. You’ll find an array of fresh produce and artisan goods. Major supermarkets are also available, including Modelo, Lidl and Pingo Doce. For an upscale shopping mall experience, visit Algarve Shopping. It offers underground parking, a Continente supermarket, and over 100 retail outlets.
The old town area of Albufeira features the souvenir shops you would expect, but it also features convenient amenities including pharmacies, a post office, and minimarts. The Strip is the place to go if you want to haggle with vendors for flashy beachwear, new sunglasses or jewellery.
Centrally located, Albufeira is easily accessible from the Faro airport. This is approximately a 40-minute drive from the city centre, with car hire facilities located at both ends. There is also a large railway station located 6km from the city, which provides direct transport links to Faro, Lisbon, and other smaller towns throughout Portugal.
Train services are operated by national Comboios de Portugal. City buses connect the city centre with this train station. Buses are operated by a local company, Eva Transportes, and taxis are always available in the city, particularly during the tourist high season. Central Albufeira itself is quite compact and walkable, making it a pleasure to explore on foot.
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