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Villa and house rentals in Albufeira

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Vila Dria: Luxury in the best part of the Algarve
Entire villa · 10 guests · 7 beds · 5 bathrooms

Vila Dria: Luxury in the best part of the AlgarveVila Dria is located on a hilltop, surrounded by orange groves. It has a spectacular view of the Silves castle, at the end of the valley, especially at sunset. The spacious house offers room for up to ten people. It has a living, dining and cooking area, as well as two suites and three double bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. On the many sunny days the terrace with outdoor kitchen becomes the extension of the living room, making Vila Dria perfect for a family holiday (or 2 families)

Perfect holiday villa in stunning location
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Entire villa · 8 guests · 7 beds · 2.5 bathrooms

Perfect holiday villa in stunning locationCasa do Mar is a beautifully renovated spacious villa in a stunning location near the sea.It is quiet and private with it's own extensive land and swimming pool surrounded by countryside.It is close to some of the Algarve's most beautiful beaches including Benagil caves,Marinha,Cavalos,and a secret secluded beach a short walk away.The villa is perfect all year round with a fire place for cozy winter evenings and a sun room for yoga as well as barbecue area.

Villa Ramos
Entire villa · 14 guests · 10 beds · 4 bathrooms

Villa RamosOur space is near to restaurants, shops, nightlife, oldtown, public transportation, and parks. But at the same time is locate in a very calm area. You will love this space because of the location, the views, the private pool with the surrounding green space. My space is good for families (with children) and large groups.

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Popular villa amenities in Albufeira

  • Pool
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Hot tub

Apartments in Albufeira

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  2. Carvoeiro
Peaceful & Spacious Apt with Parking & Queen Bed
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  2. Lagos
NEW! Green Studio with Netflix - Pool & Beach 🌴
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  2. Faro
Downtown Lux Apartment
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  1. Private room
  2. Portimão
Ribeirinha Romantic & Luxury Room (1,8km beach)
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  2. Albufeira
Bohemian Apartment with Pool
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  2. Portimão
Seaview 5mins walk to Praia da Rocha.WIFI included
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  2. Lagos
Spacious one-bedroom apartment-Amazing ocean views
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  2. Armação de Pêra
Timeless Beach III a Stylish Home-like Apartment
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  2. Quarteira
Modern Apartment near the Beach
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  2. Portimão
Casa da Concha
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  2. Lagos
Immaculate Algarve Style Home at a Dreamy Oasis ☀
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  1. Entire flat
  2. Albufeira
OCEAN VIEW LUXURY T2, BALCONY JACUZZI, OLD TOWN

Pet-friendly villas

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  2. Lagos
A large villa with pool and garden.
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  2. Vilamoura
Planalto Sweet Villa
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  2. Portimão
a pausa
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  2. Vilamoura
Villa Natura
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  2. Albufeira
Anamar Villa - 3 Bedroom Pool
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  2. Vilamoura, Quarteira
Luxury VILLA DE ,6 rooms,12 pax, golf front
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  2. São Brás de Alportel
Long winter let’s + super WIFI + orchard + garden
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  2. Lagoa
Casa do Eirado - Countryside Accommodation
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  1. Private room
  2. Alvor
"My Address" Vale do Frei - THE 1ST ROOM
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  2. Alvor
5B villa, beach private access, pool, paddle, golf
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  2. Loulé
CASA Claudina, Comfort and tranquility
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  2. Portimão
Wonderful Villa With Huge Swimming Pool Near Lagos

Villas with pools

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  2. Odiáxere
Ria Alvor Luxurious GolfView Villa
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  2. Albufeira
The Albufeira Concierge - Prime Pool Design
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  2. Bordeira
Luxury Private Villa - Heated Pool - Great Views!
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  2. Alcantarilha
Villa with swimming pool 5 minutes from the beach
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  2. Vila Sol
T2+1 Luxurious & CLEAN Villa in Beautiful Vila Sol
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  2. Pêra
Private Pool | Parking | Terrace | Fully Equipped
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  2. Albufeira
Albuhera CIP
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  2. Lagos
Villa Alegria | A Traditional Portuguese Villa
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  2. Lagoa
Luxury 6 Bedroom Villa With Infinity Pool sea view
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  2. Portimão
Villa Celestine pools Portimao Algarve Wifi
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  2. Albufeira
Villa Joy
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  2. Portimão
NEW! Historic villa with direct beach access

All About Albufeira

This city in southern Portugal has long been defined by its coastline, a series of golden-sand beaches ringed by sandstone cliffs. In medieval times, the Moors named the town Al-Buhera, meaning Castle of the Sea. Several centuries later, Albufeira’s waters drew fishermen and, starting in the 1960s, travelers — lots of them. The city is now a major tourism hub, as much for its own sunny beaches as its easy access to the sea caves and coves of the surrounding Algarve region. It’s a place of private villas, lively restaurants, and nightclubs, but you can still see traces of its past in the old town’s steep cobblestone streets and whitewashed Moorish-style buildings.

How do I get around Albufeira?

Albufeira is around 20 miles from Faro International Airport (FAO) in Portugal. You can rent a car at the airport (recommended if you want to explore the region beyond the city) or hail a taxi for the drive into town, which takes less than an hour. A more affordable but more time-intensive route is to take a bus from the airport to the Faro train station and then board a train to Albufeira. If you’re coming from Lisbon, Albufeira is about 2.5 hours by car, or three-plus hours by train.

When is the best time to book a Albufeira vacation rental?

Whatever time of year you visit Albufeira, sunny days are almost guaranteed, thanks to the region’s mild Mediterranean climate. Average highs in spring and fall are in the upper 60s to 70s Fahrenheit. Summer temperatures are in the 70s and 80s (July and August are the hottest months). In addition to your usual beach wear, pack a light jacket for evenings, which can get cool. Even winter is relatively tame, with temperatures rarely dipping below the 60s, and only a few days of rain each month.

What are the top things to do in Albufeira?

Beaches

Against a backdrop of orange-red cliffs, you’ll find miles of soft sand and water as warm as a swimming pool. Albufeira’s two main beaches, Praia dos Pescadores near old town and Praia do Túnel to the west, may be bustling with families, jet skiers, and sunbathers, but they’re exceptionally clean and easy to access from town. Keep following the shoreline in either direction to find quieter beaches perfect for picnicking and snorkeling. Be sure to stop at Olheiros de Água Doce, where freshwater springs bubble up on the sand during low tide.

Sea Caves

Many of the area’s famous sea caves can only be accessed from the water. Unless you’re an experienced kayaker or paddleboarder, book a boat tour from any number of operators departing from the Albufeira marina. Trips take a few hours and usually include stops for swimming and dolphin spotting along the way. Have your camera ready for the Benagil cave, which has a domed ceiling with a large hole that allows sunlight to stream in.

Golfing

The Algarve region’s mild weather and natural beauty have made it an international golf destination. Situated along lagoons and on bluffs overlooking the Atlantic, Albufeira’s three sprawling golf resorts offer beginner-level fairways (and lessons) along with more challenging, award-winning courses.

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