ALBUFEIRA CLIMATE AND RESORT OVERVIEW
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Albufeira is one of those places where regardless of whether you are a family, couple or group of friends, there is something for everyone.
Located 1 hour and 30 minutes from Faro Airport this bustling resort provides you with the best of both worlds: relaxing surroundings during the day and a buzzing nightlife.
Situated near resorts including Balia, Olthos De Agua, Vilamoura and the Algrave you truly are in the hub of the activity, if this is what you are looking for.
So whether you want to go for a swim in the sea or dance in a sea of people, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for on a holiday to Albufeira. To get an idea of type of climate in Albufeira across the seasons check out the climate profile for Albufeira.
SUMMER IN ALBUFEIRA
Beautiful beaches are commonplace in these parts and holiday makers are spoilt for choice. There are two main beaches located here, ‘Fisherman’s Beach’ and ‘Olhos d’ Agua Beach’ both of which provide stunning views of the Med. With golden sandy beaches, you can sit and bask in the 28C heat - the average temperature for the summer - and escape into paradise.
Furthermore, water sports are a regular sight on the beaches in Albufeira and with an average sea temperature being forecasted at 22 degrees Celsius it really comes as no surprise. So whether it’s snorkeling, scuba diving or jumping on a banana boat you won’t be stuck for choice in this part of the Mediterranean.
If you fancy yourself to be a bit of a night owl then Albufeira will be your natural habitat. “The Strip” which is the main party hotspot in these parts has a multitude of bars and restaurants meaning you can truly embrace the party spirit.
AUTUMN IN ALBUFEIRA
During the autumn months the weather stays similar to that experienced during the summer months. The forecasted average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius meaning that it is cool enough to do some exploring and even indulge in a popular pastime in Portugal, Golf.
Whether you are a beginner or think that you could teach Rory McIllroy a thing or two there will be a course nearby to prove whether you can compete with the elite. Balaia is a local golfing village where you can play the game in beautiful surroundings. The 9 hole golf course will show whether or not the pro’s should be worried because you might be after their titles once you have a go on this course. Another favourite is Sheraton Algarve Pine Cliffs Golf And Country Club, which is very highly rated, and not far to travel. There is also Oceanico Faldo Course which is named after the golfer, Nick Faldo. So with a name like this you can be sure that you are playing in a golf course which will test how up to par you really are.
WINTER IN ALBUFEIRA
Just because the crowds have disappeared doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything to do in the winter in Albuferia. With the average maximum temperature being 17 degrees Celsius the weather is still pleasant enough to do some shopping.
Shop till you drop takes on a whole new meaning in Albuferia. The Algarve Shopping Centre is a shopper’s paradise and will surely make a dent in your holiday spending money. With over 200 shops you will want to make sure you bring an extra suitcase or 3 in order to make the most of those holiday bargains. This centre also has a cinema and bowling alley which means the fun doesn’t have to stop once you have finished shopping.
SPRING IN ALBUFEIRA
The weather at this time of year is warmer than winter and warm enough to take a little venture around Albufeira with a forecasted average maximum temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.
One of the most popular areas in Albufeira is the old town. With pretty cobbled streets and white washed houses, it is a scene which looks like it was taken from a post card. Furthermore, there is a wide selection of bars and restaurants situated in the old village meaning you can sit and have a glass of wine and watch the world go by.
Another popular attraction in these parts is the Torre de Madronhiera (The Watch Tower). Dating back to the 16th century the tower was used for keeping a look out for pirates and other possible attackers. Now this landmark is used to provide visitors with stunning views of the med creating the perfect opportunity to take some holiday pictures worthy of being in any holiday photo album.