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Accomodation in Albufeira

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Accomodation in Albufeira


We're a group of 4 Irish fellas in our mid to late 20s and are looking somewhere lively to stay in either Albufeira Old Town or the Strip. Ideally we'd like somwhere with an outdoor pool with a bar to lounge about during the day but nice and lively and close to the bars / niteclubs and a beach if possible. Hoping to keep it reasonably affordable if possible so obviously we may have to compromise on some of the above.

Basically we want somewhere that we allow us to chill out during the day and have a good time at night. Is Albufeira the resort for us? We briefly looked at Praia De Rocha but are leaning towards Albufeira at present.

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Plenty 2 keep you amused in Albuferia, Staying in the old town tends to cost a little more than the strip in my experience, you could consider staying half way between the two so you got the best of both then

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Sure 4 Irish fellas would love Albufeira. Have a look at Vilanova resort

located on the Montechoro Strip. Couldnt ask for a better location as theres lots of bars/restaurants right on the doorstep. Not far from beach and Old Town easy accessible.


Alternatively near the top of theStrip you have Villa Petra which might also be suitable.


Sure you will get recommendations from others on the forum. Good Luck with your choice.

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Parque da Corcovada might suit you. Its a relativey new complex (new in 2008) up by the globe roundabout in Areias da Sao Joao. It is about a five minute walk to the middle of the strip, with all its bars & restaurants, about a ten minute walk to Oura Beach and about fifteen minutes walk to Santa Elaulia beach.

The immediate area is relatively quiet but at the same time it is within walking distance of a host of facilities. There are regular buses to Oldtown that stop outside and you can also get the tourist train from the middle of the strip to Oldtown (Journey time about 10 minutes)..

The complex consists of one, two, & three bedroomed penthouse apartments. Most, if not all, have aircon & many offer Sky with UK/Irish TV channels. There is a clubhouse on site with crazy golf, cafe, bar, internet access etc. , and you can have/pay for breakfast, lunch and dinner etc.on site. There is also two other restaurants located on the complex.

Owners promote their properties on a range of sites including,T/A (click on Holiday Rentals on the left of this page), owners direct,etc.. If you search these sites or google you should be able to view details of individual properties and obtain contact details for owners, many of whom are located in the UK or Ireland..

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Thanks very much for the suggestions.

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Hi there, try looking at the hotel California in the old town. You will literally just have to walk downstairs to be in bar street in the old town. Friends of ours stayed there and had a mental time. I am sure there is another hotel attached to it also I think it is polana. Good luck

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