The Best Hotels in Albufeira

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Albufeira for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Vila Joya

Resort

Rated 9.6 in 28 reviews

The 5-star Vila Joya boasts a Two Michelin Star Restaurant and scenic Ocean views. The award-winning resort features two… See more

The 5-star Vila Joya boasts a Two Michelin Star Restaurant and scenic Ocean views. The award-winning resort features two outdoor pools, spa facilities and a golf academy, offering customized training.

The luxurious guest rooms feature a Moorish-inspired design and offer balconies overlooking the coast. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a cable TV, a minibar, and a CD/DVD player. Free WiFi is also available.

Vila Joya Spa offers various therapies and features a sauna, a steam bath and an outdoor hot tub. Guests of Vila Joya can also relax at the hotel’s garden or terrace and enjoy the landscape.

Vila Joya’s prestigious restaurant was ranked in San Pellegrino's World´s 50 Best Restaurants. It proposes a set menu of Mediterranean seafood with high-quality French haute cuisine, using fresh local ingredients from the Algarve markets.

Hotel Vila Joya is located next to Praia de Galé beach and is less than 40 km away from Faro Airport. A private limousine transfer, to and from the airport, is available for an extra fee. Free on-site parking is possible.

Rooms from $881

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1016 reviews

Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falésia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury… See more

Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falésia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury accommodations set in a landscaped pinewood with direct access to the beach, an extensive spa, an indoor pool and five outdoor swimming pools.

Rooms at EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel are generously sized and in a contemporary design, complemented by white marble bathrooms with rain showers and bathtubs. All rooms also offer a balcony with ocean, pool or resort views. Free WiFi access is available throughout the resort.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel boasts 5 restaurants – Abyad, Al Quimia, Open Deck, Lima and Uddo - that offer a contemporary menu filled with sophisticated tastes that will take our guests on a trip into the world different flavors, focusing specially on Algarvian ones. Enjoy your late afternoon or evening with a relaxing drink in the trendy Bluum Bar.

Recreational facilities include a multi-sports court, a fitness centre and an extensive spa. For families with children (ages from 4 to 12 years old), a seasonal kids’ club provides supervised activities and care, so that parents can take a break and relax for a while.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel features a congress centre for business and social events. Faro International Airport is 30 km away and Albufeira’s city centre is a 15-minute drive away. Free on-site car parking is available. The property features direct access to the beach.

Rooms from $179

Overlooking the coastline of the Falésia Beach and the renowned Pine Cliffs Golf Course, the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, A… See more

Overlooking the coastline of the Falésia Beach and the renowned Pine Cliffs Golf Course, the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, A Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve offers a variety of wellness facilities, restaurants as well as direct access to famous Falésia Beach.

Featuring terracotta and tile flooring, these suites offer views of the resort, pool or garden. Introducing an open plan bathroom concept, each suite is equipped with WiFi and a flat-screen TV. The 1 and 2-bedroom suites include a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances.

In the evenings guests can relax at one of the bars or dine at any of a wide array of restaurants, offering different gastronomic experiences. Children are welcome at the on-site kids club and enjoy special programmes just for them.

Guests staying at the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites have access to all facilities throughout the Pine Cliffs Resort, including golf, tennis, football, water sports and the Porto Pirata children's area. Member of the Green Key programme, The Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites offers an outdoor pool, as well as access to further 6 outdoor pools, children's pools and a heated indoor pool in the resort. Adults have free access to Serenity Spa and 10% discount on all treatments at Serenity and Style.

A complimentary seasonal shuttle is available throughout the day offering easy access to all activities and restaurants in the resort. The historical Old Town of Albufeira is 9 km away and the fishing town of Olhos de Água is 2 km away. Faro international Airport is 33 km away.

Rooms from $215

This 5-star hotel has a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia da Falésia. It features luxury… See more

This 5-star hotel has a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia da Falésia. It features luxury spa facilities, 8 restaurants and a seasonal water sports centre.

All of the beautifully decorated rooms and suites at Pine Cliffs Hotel include LCD TVs. All rooms also include furnished balconies with resort, garden or sea views.

Pine Cliffs Hotel features a choice of 11 restaurants and bars, some of them seasonal, including specialists in Japanese and international food. Guests can dine in pool-side areas or enjoy a drink in cliff-top locations, with views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Pine Cliffs features 5 tennis courts, a 9-hole golf course, a beach club and a mini golf. For children and teenagers, the seasonal Junior Club provides a variety of activities such as mini-golf and football.

The property is a 40-minute drive from Faro International Airport. Free on-site car parking is available.

Rooms from $196

Sao Rafael Atlantico

Rated 8.5 in 3629 reviews

Overlooking the sea, Sao Rafael Atlantico is an ultra modern 5-star complex with direct and private access to São Rafael… See more

Overlooking the sea, Sao Rafael Atlantico is an ultra modern 5-star complex with direct and private access to São Rafael Beach. It features 2 indoor heated pools, an extensive spa, and sunbath decking lounges.

Opening out onto private terraces, the bright and airy rooms at Sao Rafael Atlantico offer ocean or extensive garden views. Rooms are decorated in soft tones with minimal designer furnishings. En suite bathrooms include power showers and free toiletries. All rooms come with free WiFi access.

There is 1 buffet dining room, and an à la carte restaurant, featuring Mediterranean specialities in a sophisticated and intimate environment.

The gym is well-equipped for cardio and fitness and there are 3 outdoor swimming pools.

The Sao Rafael Atlantico is only a 10-minute drive from Albufeira.

Rooms from $95

Fully refurbished, Hotel California Urban Beach - Adults Only is situated a 2-minute walk from the Praia dos Pescadores… See more

Fully refurbished, Hotel California Urban Beach - Adults Only is situated a 2-minute walk from the Praia dos Pescadores Beach, offers an outdoor pool with views of Albufeira, sun loungers, a solarium and pool bar service.

The elegant air-conditioned rooms at Hotel California Urban Beach - Adults Only are decorated in a contemporary style and feature a Smart TV and phone. Some rooms include a seating area. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

After a plunge in the swimming pool, guests can enjoy a cocktail at the pool bar or at the hotel’s Lounge Bar. Guests can also indulge in a Japanese food experience at the on-site restaurant, D’Lounge Wine & Sushi. Alternatively, there is a wide range of lively bars and restaurants in the surroundings and Hotel California Urban Beach - Adults Only is also within a 15 minutes' walk from the Albufeira Marina.

Wellness facilities at the hotel include the D’Spa, which has an Organic & Vegan concept. A heated indoor pool and a water circuit are available, as well a wide range of massages and beauty treatments. The hotel also features an outdoor gym.

The Hotel California Urban Beach 24-hour reception is available to help out and advise guests on trips and excursions. Faro International Airport is 40 km away.

Rooms from $91

Pine Cliffs is a luxury resort in a naturally beautiful location, 800 metres from the Atlantic beaches. It features a… See more

Pine Cliffs is a luxury resort in a naturally beautiful location, 800 metres from the Atlantic beaches. It features a wellness centre, 2 swimming pools and a 9-hole golf course. WiFi is available in all rooms.

All guest rooms at the Pine Cliffs Residence are equipped with satellite TV and air conditioning. In addition, every unit has kitchen including a microwave and a refrigerator.

The resort features a wide variety of restaurants and bars, serving a range of local and international foods and beverages. Guest can dine at The Beach Bar, the "O Grill" restaurant, or relax on the cliff-top sun lounge.

Guests can make use of a variety of recreational facilities, including floodlit tennis courts, a fitness centre and massage treatments. Pine Cliffs also has direct access to the beach where guests can enjoy diverse water sports.

Pine Cliffs Residence is 7 km from Albufeira and 30 km from Faro. Free on-site parking is available.

Rooms from $235

Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.9 in 708 reviews

Located in Albufeira, 1.1 km from Gale West Beach, Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa provides accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Located in Albufeira, 1.1 km from Gale West Beach, Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Featuring a terrace, this 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. The hotel features a sauna and room service.

At the hotel, every room is fitted with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa offers certain units with sea views, and every room comes with a balcony. All units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

A buffet, continental or gluten-free breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Speaking English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical guidance on the area at the reception.

Salgados Beach is 1.3 km from the accommodation, while Gale East Beach is 1.3 km away. The nearest airport is Faro, 49 km from Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $114

Well located in the centre of Albufeira, Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only provides air-conditioned… See more

Well located in the centre of Albufeira, Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a garden. Featuring a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 200 metres from Pescadores Beach, 200 metres from Peneco Beach and 600 metres from Inatel Beach. Certain rooms at the property include a balcony with a sea view.

At the hotel, each room is fitted with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The rooms come with a safety deposit box, while selected rooms are equipped with a terrace and others also offer city views. Guest rooms will provide guests with a minibar.

Guests at Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Alemaes Beach, Albufeira Old Town Square and Clock Tower Albufeira. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 46 km from Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only.

Rooms from $158

Located in Albufeira, Algarve, the 5-star Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa features direct access to the… See more

Located in Albufeira, Algarve, the 5-star Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa features direct access to the Santa Eulália Beach, 4 outdoor swimming pools plus 3 for children and a Thalassotherapy Spa with specialised staff.

The Grande Real Santa Eulália includes accommodation that will fit every families’ need. Each room, suite or apartment comes with air conditioning, digital TV and a balcony.

Guests may prepare their own meals if they are accommodated on a self-catering unit. Alternatively there are 3 restaurants on site which offer a variety of options to guests from Portuguese to International cuisine. In the evening guests may relax at one of the on-site bars. In addition there are 3 pool bars serving refreshments and snacks.

The Real Spa Therapy includes 17 treatment rooms, a pool with Thalasso Circuit, massage rooms, relaxation areas, a sauna, a cocoon, a hamman, a gym and other wellness facilities. The Realito Kids Club offers music, games and entertainment for children of various ages. During the summer guests can unwind at the Le Club disco.

Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa provides free parking outdoor or in subterranean garages. Balaia Golf Course is 1 km away, the Albufeira Old Town area is 4.6 km away while the lively Oura Strip is just 1.7 km away. The extensive Falésia Beach is 3.4 km away and Faro International Airport is 36 km away.

Rooms from $83

Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira - Adults Only

Rated 8.8 in 2060 reviews

Located directly on the beach in the centre of Albufeira, the 4-star Sol e Mar Resort features two restaurants and two… See more

Located directly on the beach in the centre of Albufeira, the 4-star Sol e Mar Resort features two restaurants and two bars.
The Sol e Mar rooms benefit from private balconies with sea views, as well as a TV with satellite channels. Every room has a refrigerator and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.

Sunrise Restaurant serves lavish buffet meals accompanies by sea views; Sunset Restaurant offers à la carte regional and international cuisine. There is also a cocktail bar, an ice cream parlour and live evening entertainment.

Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira - Adults Only is just 3 minutes’ walk from Albufeira’s Archaeological Museum. Bicycles can be rented from the hotel – perfect for exploring the old town and picturesque clifftops. WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Faro International Airport is 30 minutes’ drive from Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira - Adults Only. On-site car hire is available. Free public parking is available within 400 metres from the hotel.

Rooms from $79

VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve

Resort

Rated 8.2 in 1830 reviews

Offering a beachfront location, with direct access to Salgados Beach, the 5-star VidaMar Algarve features contemporary… See more

Offering a beachfront location, with direct access to Salgados Beach, the 5-star VidaMar Algarve features contemporary rooms, swimming pools and lush green gardens. Salgados Beach is a 3-minute walk from the hotel, while Albufeira is a 10-minute drive away.

The elegant rooms at Algarve VidaMar feature floor-to-ceiling windows and a sofa bed. Bathrooms have walk-in rain showers.

The resort includes the Ocean restaurant, which features a varied range of cuisines and meal options. The on site Primadonna restaurant also has meals available, strictly on a take away basis.

VidaMar Algarve Hotel’s facilities include Mar Club, a bar and Vida Club, a Kids Club for children from 4 to 12 years old. Golf lovers can also enjoy a round of golf in the Salgados Golf Course, at a 5-minute drive.

The A2 and A22 motorways are a 15-minute drive, offering links to the rest of the Algarve and Lisbon. The 24-hour reception can arrange a shuttle service to Faro International Airport, located a 40-minute drive away.

Rooms from $109

PortoBay Falesia

Rated 8.6 in 2987 reviews

This hotel features direct access to the white sandy Falésia Beach and 2 restaurants. It boasts a lagoon-style pool with… See more

This hotel features direct access to the white sandy Falésia Beach and 2 restaurants. It boasts a lagoon-style pool with Atlantic Ocean views, a wellness centre and a putting green.

The elegant guest rooms come with flat-screen TVs and feature a veranda or balcony. WiFi is available free of charge

Porto Bay Falésia is just few minutes’ walk from the eateries and bars of Olhos de Agua. The in-house dining offer includes themed buffets and à la carte Italian cuisine. An after-dinner drink with live music can be enjoyed at the bar.

The luxurious wellness area includes a Finnish sauna, steam bath, and a fitness room. Guests can choose several beauty treatments, including reflexology and aromatherapy. Guests can enjoy a game with friends on the tennis courts. There is also an indoor pool for colder months and a children’s shallow pool adjacent to the outdoor pool.

Golf enthusiasts will find the Pine Cliffs and the Balaia golf courses within 3 km. Faro International Airport is 30 km away.

Rooms from $76

W Algarve

Rated 9.4 in 93 reviews

Located in Albufeira, less than 1 km from Evaristo Beach, W Algarve provides accommodation with a seasonal outdoor… See more

Located in Albufeira, less than 1 km from Evaristo Beach, W Algarve provides accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. This 5-star hotel offers an ATM and a concierge service. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

At the hotel each room comes with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The rooms come with a coffee machine, while certain rooms include a kitchen with a fridge, an oven and a dishwasher. At W Algarve rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, continental or vegetarian options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Italian, Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options can also be requested.

W Algarve offers a terrace.

Balbina Beach is 1 km from the hotel, while Castelo Beach is 1.2 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 50 km from W Algarve.

Rooms from $234

Falésia Hotel - Adults Only

Rated 9.0 in 1876 reviews

Surrounded by large gardens, this hotel offers a free shuttle service to Falesia Beach, a 5-minute drive away. It has… See more

Surrounded by large gardens, this hotel offers a free shuttle service to Falesia Beach, a 5-minute drive away. It has indoor and outdoor pools and a hot tub.

Golfers will enjoy playing at the nearby Pine Cliffs Golf Course, while the championship courses at Vilamoura and Vila Sol are just a 15-minute drive away.

Guest bedrooms at Falesia Hotel have private balconies with peaceful garden or mountain views. Every room has an LCD satellite TV and free WiFi access.

The stylish O Lago Restaurant serves a buffet whilst you enjoy views of the garden and pond. In the summer, the Show Bar offers live entertainment, and the Palm Bar offers cocktails in the garden during Summer season.

With car and bicycle rental, you can explore more of the area surrounding Albufeira. Faro International Airport is a convenient 30-minute ride away and Falesia Beach is 800 meters.

Rooms from $75

Salgados Dunas Suites

Rated 8.5 in 2302 reviews

The deluxe Salgados Dunas Suites is a 2-minute walk from Salgados Beach, through an exclusive pathway built over the… See more

The deluxe Salgados Dunas Suites is a 2-minute walk from Salgados Beach, through an exclusive pathway built over the dunes. The 5-star hotel has 6 outdoor swimming pools and modern rooms with panoramic views.

The air-conditioned accommodation at the hotel features private bathrooms with hairdryer and free toiletries, flat-screen cable TV, minibar and a balcony.

The hotel features an à la carte restaurant, where guests can enjoy traditional Portuguese dishes as well as international flavours. The restaurant includes a scenic terrace area. A lounge bar with a terrace is also available.

Following a dip in one of the swimming pools, guests can relax in the nearby sun loungers and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. The poolside area overlooks the green garden and features a snack bar, where refreshing cocktails and light meals are served.

Guests wishing to explore the area without their cars can do so by renting bicycles with the hotel’s 24-hour front desk. Seasonal entertainment programs and a seasonal Kids Club are a part of the hotel’s entertainment offers. Babysitting services are provided, at an extra fee. It is a 6-minute walk from the famed Salgados Golf, with its green 18-hole courses.

Salgados Dunas Suites is 6 km away from Albufeira and its extensive beaches. It is a 40-minute drive from the Faro International Airport and there is a shuttle service available, for a surcharge.

Rooms from $102

Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun

Rated 8.5 in 578 reviews

The renovated 5-star Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun is located in the tranquil Montechoro area within a… See more

The renovated 5-star Jupiter Albufeira Hotel - Family & Fun is located in the tranquil Montechoro area within a 10-minute drive from Oura Beach and Albufeira’s centre. It features a water park, several outdoor pools, a Spa and a great all inclusive programme.

All rooms feature a modern décor, a private balcony and a private bathroom with walk-in shower. Each is prepared to perfectly accommodate families with small children.

The main buffet Restaurant Montechoro serves non-stop meals from breakfast until dinner. Guests can enjoy a pizza at the Al Italiu Italian restaurant or try the à la carte menu of the Alecrim Restaurant, included once per week in the All Inclusive programme.

The rooftop bar Al Gharb offers stunning views over Albufeira and the ocean, making it the perfect setting to end the day. The Spa is available for a surcharge and includes a sauna, a steam room and an indoor swimming pool. Guests can access the 24-hour fitness room for free.

A complimentary free shuttle service up to 2 to 6 times per day is provided to Oura Beach and Albufeira’s old town centre. Faro International Airport is 38 km away.

Rooms from $196

Pine Cliffs Village & Golf Suites

Rated 8.6 in 163 reviews

Situated on a cliff-top surrounded by pine trees. It features pools, a tennis courts, a spa and a golf course. The… See more

Situated on a cliff-top surrounded by pine trees. It features pools, a tennis courts, a spa and a golf course.

The bright suites and villas of the Pine Cliffs Village & Golf Suites are decorated with tiled bathrooms. They are all equipped with satellite TV and air conditioning and include terraces; some have a private swimming pool.

During school holidays, an extensive range of activities is organized by experienced staff at the Porto Pirata Children’s Club. A well-equipped gym with a personal trainer can help guests stay fit.

Located within the Aldeia Das Acoteias Natural Reserve, Pine Cliffs Village & Golf Suites is a 15-minute drive from central Albufeira. Free parking is available on site.

Please note that check-in and check-out are made at the reception of the Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites. Please note that after arrival, any cancellations or reductions of stay will be fully charged. Please note that breakfast buffet is available for a EUR 25 surcharge per day. Please contact the reception to add it to the stay. Please note that half board rates include breakfast and dinner buffet (excluding drinks). Alternatively, half board rates entitles guests to a EUR 45 dinner credit in other resort outlets, excluding room service and Yakuza Restaurant.

Rooms from $196

Pine Cliffs Gardens

Rated 8.9 in 121 reviews

Pine Cliffs Gardens is a luxury resort in a naturally beautiful location, 800 metres from the Atlantic beaches. It… See more

Pine Cliffs Gardens is a luxury resort in a naturally beautiful location, 800 metres from the Atlantic beaches. It features a variety of wellness facilities and restaurants as well as direct access to the famous Falésia Beach.

All 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments come with WiFi, satellite TV and air conditioning and also include a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances.

In the evenings, guests can relax at one of the bars or dine at any of a wide array of restaurants, offering different gastronomic experiences. A complimentary resort shuttle is available throughout the day offering easy access to all activities and restaurants in the resort.

Guests staying at the Pine Cliffs Gardens have access to all facilities throughout the Pine Cliffs Resort, including golf, tennis, football, water sports and the Porto Pirata children's area with special programmes just for them.

The historical Old Town of Albufeira is 9 km away and the fishing town of Olhos de Água is 2 km away. Faro international airport is 33 km away. Free on-site parking is available.

The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. For reservations made by a third party, you will need to complete an authorisation form and present a copy of the person's ID and credit card.Please note that breakfast buffet is available for a EUR 25 surcharge per day. Please contact the reception to add it to the stay. Please note that half board rates include breakfast and dinner buffet (excluding drinks). Alternatively, half board rates entitles guests to a EUR 45 dinner credit in other resort outlets, excluding room service and Yakuza Restaurant.

Rooms from $215

Set in a Mediterranean pinewood facing the Atlantic, this design hotel offers accommodation with massage facilities. It… See more

Set in a Mediterranean pinewood facing the Atlantic, this design hotel offers accommodation with massage facilities. It features an outdoor pool and has direct access to a beach only 400 metres away.

Rooms at Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos have a modern and functional outlook and all open out onto private balconies. There is a TV with cable channels and en suite bathrooms equipped with hairdryer. Free WiFi is provided.

Guests can enjoy local specialities from the Algarve cuisine and some classic dishes of the Mediterranean culinary tradition.

Staff at the 24-hour reception can help plan activities and tours throughout Algarve. Free parking is available and a shuttle service can be arranged. Balaia Golf Course is 2 km away.

Rooms from $86