Best Things To Do in Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira is an exciting city that beams with various attractions and places to keep the tourists engaged. Fun lovers can enjoy an amazing day out at Zoomarine theme park, Aqualand Algarve water park or Parque Aventura adventure park. One of the main things to do in Albufeira is to take a boat trip along the coastline with some fishing, a trip to the grottos or dolphin watching. There is also an array of white-sand beaches in Albufeira that will leave you speechless, with their ochre cliffs and golden sunsets. Some of the best beaches in Albufeira are: Praia Da Falesia, Olhos De Agua Beach, Praia Do Oura, and Praia Gale Praia Dos Pescadores. Adventure lovers can get into Hot Wheels Raceway for some exciting time. Although Albufeira might be known more for its fun attractions, there are other must see attractions that relate to history or culture such as Sant'ana Church, Clock Tower, Avenida Da Liberdade and Xorino Cave.

Author: Seema Nande
A deep-dyed Piscean, Seema is a dreamer. This extends to the fact that she is seldom in another world of her's or dreaming of the place she would rather be. A wild-child at heart and a keen observer otherwise, Seema's free-spirited psyche is eternal...

Are you looking for a Albufeira travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Albufeira, Portugal

Must see places in Albufeira ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Albufeira and point of interests to visit.

  1. Zoo Marine Algarve

    # 1 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1359 times in trip plans
    Zoo Marine Algarve

    Tags: Zoo, Water Park, Aquarium, Educational Site

    Address: Estrada Nacional 125, Km 65, 8201-864 Guia, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Often touted as the biggest attraction around Albufeira, the Zoo Marine Algarve water park is situated in Guia, a couple of kilometres from the city. Block a whole day in your roster for this park! It...Read more

  2. Praia Da Falesia

    # 2 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 2059 times in trip plans
    Praia Da Falesia

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Golf Course, Walking Area

    Address: Aldeia da Falesia, 8200-593 Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Praia da Falesia, a magnificent 8-kilometre-long beach, boasts of golden sands, transparent waters and a rolling sky marking the horizon, in uncanny resemblance of the generic escapist postcard. A...Read more

  3. Olhos De Agua Beach

    # 3 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 2042 times in trip plans
    Olhos De Agua Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Water Sport, Nature

    Address: Olhos de Agua, Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Olhos de Agua beach is just made for those who love running, especially in the wee hours when it is generally empty. Fishing boats mark one end of this exquisite beach, as pristine in the day as i...Read more

  4. Montechoro Strip

    # 4 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1822 times in trip plans
    Montechoro Strip

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Food And Drinks, Coffee House

    Address: Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dissected by the main road to Albufeira, the Montechoro Strip runs from the Hotel Montechoro right until the beach. This is the ‘north strip’ with the southern one falling in Areias de Sao...Read more

  5. Praia Do Oura

    # 5 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1872 times in trip plans
    Praia Do Oura

    Tags: Bar, Walking Area, Restaurant, Old Town

    Address: Rua Oliveira Martins, 8200-911 Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A charming seaside town on the Algarve coast in southern Portugal, Praia d’Oura is speckled with quiet bars and excellent restaurants serving fresh seafood, all of which can be enjoyed overlooki...Read more

  6. Praia Gale

    # 6 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1182 times in trip plans
    Praia Gale

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Cave, Walking Area

    Address: Estrada da Gale, Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Praia Gale is actually a continuation of the beach at Armacao, about 4km west of the old town of Albufeira. The beach itself is on a small headland, spanning about 5km with a few bars and restaurants....Read more

  7. Parque Aventura

    # 7 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1054 times in trip plans
    Parque Aventura

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Trail, Park

    Address: Estrada de Santa Eulalia, Albufeira 8200-381, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located in Santa Eulalia, near Santa Eulalia Beach, the Parque Aventura is an adventure park dedicated to outdoor recreational activities. These include rope courses and a paintball field with an area...Read more

  8. Praia Sao Rafael

    # 8 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 603 times in trip plans
    Praia Sao Rafael

    Tags: Beach, Cave, Bridge, Walking Area

    Address: Estr. das Sesmarias, 8200 Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Come away from the maddening crowd to Praia Sao Rafael, one of the more secluded beaches with fine, silky sand serenaded by golden, limestone cliffs that arc over the waters to form little coves. Loca...Read more

  9. Albufeira Riding Centre

    # 9 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1198 times in trip plans
    Albufeira Riding Centre

    Tags: Beach, Safari, Entertainment, Tourist Center

    Address: Vale Navio, 1518, 8200-393 Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Enough with the beaches already! The Algarve coast is dotted with numerous sandy beauties, and the Albufeira Riding Centre, or Vale Navio, is the perfect place to come to, to take a breather away from...Read more

  10. Hot Wheels Raceway

    # 10 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 573 times in trip plans
    Hot Wheels Raceway

    Tags: Go Carting, Sport, Entertainment, Race Track

    Address: Marina De Albufeira | Parque De Estacionamento Piso -2, Albufeira 8201-918, Portugal

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Hot Wheels Raceway in Albufeira is the place for you if you’re looking for a little bit of an adrenaline rush. Very popular with families and stag do’s alike, this is touted as the fas...Read more

  11. Sant'ana Church

    # 11 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1002 times in trip plans
    Sant'ana Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: Travessa Primeiro de Dezembro, Albufeira, Portugal, PT, Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The old town of Albufeira has a long and riveting history behind, a part of which constitutes this 18th-century church, every nuance in its architecture speaking volumes for the seasons it has weather...Read more

  12. Clock Tower

    # 12 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 858 times in trip plans
    Clock Tower

    Tags: Landmark, Observatory, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Rua Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Clock Tower of the old city of Albufeira, also known as Torre do Relogio, is one of the major landmarks in the city. Originally a part of one of the castle towers, the view from the top of the bea...Read more

  13. Xorino Cave

    # 13 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 702 times in trip plans
    Xorino Cave

    Tags: Cave, View Point, Adventure, Town

    Address: Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Xorino Cave gets its name from a curious story that states that when it rains, it appears as though the cave is crying. This is also the cave where the Moors took refuge in the 13th century follow...Read more

  14. Avenida Da Liberdade

    # 14 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 711 times in trip plans
    Avenida Da Liberdade

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Street Food

    Address: Old Town, Albufeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a beautiful place with a plethora of bars and restaurants.

  15. Mercado Municipal Dos Calicos

    # 15 of 201 Things To Do in Albufeira | Added 1 time in trip plans
    Mercado Municipal Dos Calicos

    Tags: Market

    Address: 126, Largo do Mercado 4, Portugal

    Mercado Municipal Dos Caliços is the place where you would be able to get your hands on fresh food items. Local merchants set up stalls and sell a wide variety of items here. The market is smal...Read more

Find Your Albufeira Attractions on Map

Top Albufeira Activities And Tours

Explore the best things to do in Albufeira. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

Find more places to see in Albufeira

  • Igreja Matriz de Paderne

    Praça da República

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja Matriz de Salir

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Capela dos Ossos

    Largo do Carmo, Faro 8000

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja Matriz de Alte

    Largo da Igreja

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Ermida de São Sebastião

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Ermida da Nossa Senhora da Assunção

    Historic and Protected Sites
View On Map
  • Museu Municipal de Arqueologia

    Praça da República 1

  • Museu de Arte Sacra de Albufeira

    Praça Miguel Bombarda

  • Museu de Portimão

    Rua D. Carlos I

  • Museu Municipal de Arqueologia de Silves

    Rua Pt Loulé Ed Museu

  • Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve

    Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel

  • Museu Regional do Algarve

    Praça Liberdade 2

View On Map
  • Zoomarine

    Estrada Nacional 125

    Amusement Parks
  • Vitor & Henriques

    Avenida da Liberdade, Edificio Saradel-1 D

    Amusement Parks
  • Slide & Splash

    Estrada Nacional 125 Vale de Deus

    Amusement Parks
  • Mundo do Karting

    Kartódromo Almancil

    Amusement Parks
  • Krazy World

    Lagoa de Viseu

    Amusement Parks
  • Krazy World - Centro de Cultura e Turismo

    Lagoa de Viseu

    Amusement Parks
View On Map
  • Liberto´s Bar

    Travessa Antero de Quental 59

  • Casa do Cerro

    Cerro da Piedade

    Bars Entertainment
  • Iguana Café

    Rua Latino Coelho 59

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Sétima Onda

    Rua Almirante Gago Coutinho

    Bars Restaurants
  • Restaurante Cabana Fresca

    Cais Herculano 9

    Middle Eastern Bars
  • First Floor Club

    Rua do Prior nº 39

View On Map
  • Casino Vilamoura Solverde

    Praça Casino VIlamoura

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino de Vilamoura

    Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Diamante Branco

    Avenida Tomás Cabreira

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Inspecção Geral de Jogos

    Avenida Tomás Cabreira., C.P. 8500802, Portimão, Faro.

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Xoppy Shop

    Apartado 35

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Praia da Rocha

    Avenida Tomás Cabreira

    Casinos and Gaming
View On Map
  • Quinta dos Patudos - Parque Rural Canino

    Dog Parks
View On Map
  • Praia da Falésia

    Urbanização Pine Sun Park

  • Praia do Castelo

    Rua da Torre Velha, 2

  • Praia dos Pescadores

    Largo Cais Herculano

  • Praia dos Salgados

    Herdade dos Salgados Resort

  • Praia do Peneco

    Rua Coronel Águas

  • Praia da Rocha

    Avenida Tomás Cabreira

View On Map
  • Drogaria Labisa

    Estrada Vale Pedr

    Hunting and Fishing
  • O Toninho

    Rua Movimento F Armadas 3

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Galerias Labisa

    Rua Alves Correia 73

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Pinguim Sub - Comercio de Material de Mergulho - Sociedade Unipessoal

    Urbanização da Raminha

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Companhia de Pescarias do Algarve S.A.

    Rua Manuel Belmarço 28

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Pescarade - Sociedade de Pesca do Arade

    Rua Luís Camões

    Hunting and Fishing
View On Map
  • Estádio Algarve

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio Municipal de Loulé

    Campina Cima

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio de São Luís

    Rua Ataíde de Oliveira, 125

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Polidesportivo de Sesmarias

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Campo de Futebol da Praia de Faro

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio da Belavista

    Stadiums and Arenas
View On Map
  • Castelo de Silves

    Rua do Castelo

    Buildings and Structures
  • Farol de Alfanzina

    Estrada do Farol

    Buildings and Structures
  • Farol de Alfanzina

    Buildings and Structures
  • Farol

    Buildings and Structures
  • Farol da Ponta DO Altar

    Buildings and Structures
  • Aloha

    Buildings and Structures
View On Map
Show More

What To Do in Albufeira: Day-Wise Ideas

Find what not to miss in Albufeira! Recommended Albufeira itineraries and vacation ideas created by travelers across the world.