The Best Hotels in Albufeira

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Albufeira. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1355 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 $203

W Algarve

Rated 9.1 in 337 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. 1 km from Balbina Beach and 1.2 km from Castelo Beach, the property offers a terrace and a bar. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

Guest rooms at the hotel come 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. Each room comes with a coffee machine, while certain rooms include a kitchen with a fridge, a dishwasher and an oven. At W Algarve the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Buffet and continental breakfast options are available daily at the accommodation. At W Algarve you will find a restaurant serving Italian, Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

The hotel offers a children's playground. You can play table tennis at this 5-star hotel, and bike hire and car hire are available.

Albufeira Marina is 3.4 km from W Algarve, while Albufeira Old Town Square is 5.3 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 50 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $218

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 $213

Well located in Albufeira, Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only provides air-conditioned rooms, an… See more

Well located in 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. The accommodation features room service and a concierge service for guests.

Guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a safety deposit box. Each room is fitted with a kettle and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while selected rooms are equipped with a kitchenette equipped with a fridge. At Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only the rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes continental, vegetarian and gluten-free options.

The accommodation offers a sun terrace. The area is popular for hiking and cycling, and bike hire is available at Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Alemaes Beach, Albufeira Old Town Square and Clock Tower Albufeira. The nearest airport is Faro, 46 km from Vila Origens Boutique Hotel Albufeira – Adults Only, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $257

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 $232

NAU Salgados Dunas Suites

Rated 8.5 in 2930 reviews

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

The deluxe NAU 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.

NAU 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 $109

PortoBay Falesia

Rated 8.6 in 3298 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 $81

Vila Maria Hotel - Adults Only

Rated 8.8 in 665 reviews

Set in Albufeira, 1.1 km from Santa Eulália Beach, Vila Maria Hotel - Adults Only features accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Set in Albufeira, 1.1 km from Santa Eulália Beach, Vila Maria Hotel - Adults Only features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers luggage storage space. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. At Vila Maria Hotel - Adults Only all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

A continental, Full English/Irish or American breakfast is available every morning at the property.

The accommodation offers a sun terrace.

Oura Beach is 1.2 km from Vila Maria Hotel - Adults Only, while Aveiros Beach is 1.5 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 39 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $108

Hotel Sol e Mar Albufeira - Adults Only

Rated 8.7 in 2304 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 $104

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.

After a plunge in the swimming pool, guests can enjoy a cocktail at the pool bar or at the hotel’s Lounge Bar. 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 $87

Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.9 in 1396 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. Providing a restaurant, the property also has a terrace, as well as a sauna. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi.

Salgados Beach is 1.3 km from the hotel, while Gale East Beach is 1.3 km away. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 49 km from Regency Salgados Hotel & Spa.

Rooms from $94

Vila Joya

Resort

Rated 9.8 in 29 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 $1 203

Pine Cliffs Gardens

Rated 9.0 in 101 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 28 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 $232

Vila Balaia - Luxury Boutique Villas

Villas

Rated 9.5 in 163 reviews

Vila Balaia is close to one of the best beaches in Europe and the world - The Falésia Beach! Falesia beach, just 10… See more

Vila Balaia is close to one of the best beaches in Europe and the world - The Falésia Beach!
Falesia beach, just 10 minutes away, has a length of 7km and was named recently the 10th best beach in the world .

Vila Balaia - Luxury Boutique Villas offers self-contained villas set within landscaped gardens with outdoor heated pool in the sea-side resort of Albufeira. It features immense green areas and provides access to a nearby golf-course.

Renovated in 2020, all villas are fully equipped with air conditioning and decorated to a modern luxury standard with tasteful furnishings, featuring a living room with a flat-screen cable TV, master bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen. They open on to a furnished deck overlooking the gardens and the outdoor pool.

Guests can also enjoy activities such as hiking and biking through the natural surroundings or a game of tennis in one of the 4 tennis courts.

Oura is just a 10-minute drive away by car and has many restaurants, clubs and bars. Free private parking is also available at your front door.

Rooms from $145

Falésia Hotel - Adults Only

Rated 9.1 in 1705 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 $102

W Residences Algarve

Rated 8.6 in 25 reviews

Attractively set in the Sesmarias district of Albufeira, W Residences Algarve is situated 3.2 km from Albufeira Marina… See more

Attractively set in the Sesmarias district of Albufeira, W Residences Algarve is situated 3.2 km from Albufeira Marina, 5 km from Albufeira Old Town Square and 5 km from Fisherman's Beach. The property is set 6 km from Algarve Shopping Center, 7 km from The Strip - Albufeira and 3.4 km from Nossa Senhora da Orada Hermitage. Some rooms at the property have a balcony with a sea view.

Church of Sant'Ana is 4.2 km from the hotel, while Church of Sao Sebastiao - Sacred Art Museum is 4.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Faro Airport, 30 km from W Residences Algarve.

Rooms from $291

NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico

Rated 8.5 in 3899 reviews

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

Overlooking the sea, NAU 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 NAU 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 NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico is only a 10-minute drive from Albufeira.

Rooms from $139

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 $251

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 dynamic seawater pool with thermal Thalasso Circuit for adults, massage rooms, relaxation areas, a sauna, a cocoon, a hammam, a gym and other wellness facilities such as a heated indoor pool for families with serene water, hydrotherapy benefits and a playful environment. The Realito Kids Club offers music, games and entertainment for children of various ages.

During summer guests can unwind at the Le Club Algarve disco open July and August featuring sushi and steakhouse in their culinary offer. Tasty handmade fresh pizzas cooked to perfection in an artisan brick oven are also available from June to September at the on-site Pizzeria Artigianale whose informal and welcoming atmosphere, including outside seating, make it ideal for family dinners.

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 $104

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 $87