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Nice beach

Enjoyed our as afternoon on the beach here. Good facilities including restaurant and bar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darryl d
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Superb beach with plenty of bar/restaurants at hand

Superb clean beach in Old Town Albufeira. Great open paved area for kiddies rides, segways etc... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portree, United Kingdom
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“lovely beach” (48 reviews)
“old town” (95 reviews)
“paved area” (4 reviews)
Albufeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our as afternoon on the beach here. Good facilities including restaurant and bar. Lifeguards. Enjoyed a swim even. Made for a nice beach day and ok for fairs with young kids as well as elderly with limited walking ability.

Thank Darryl d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb clean beach in Old Town Albufeira. Great open paved area for kiddies rides, segways etc located at the foot of the double escalators that take you up/down from beach level to cliff top level. Plenty of café/bar/restaurants right off the beach. Good water sports...More

Thank agnesmurphy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sun beds pricey 15 euro for beds and umbrella can be breezy ,life guards on duty all day but watch out for strong waves and life guard flags

Thank tomfmc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good beach where the waves are big and you can wander out loads and you will stay in your depth and the sand is good too

Thank Charlie N
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We visited this beach several times, and saw something new each time. A viewpoint above here, with old fishermen's cottages, tuk tuks and land train stop.An escalator down the cliff to the beach, clean sand and a beach restaurant for a cold drink/food. A large...More

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A large beach close to cafes and shops. Ideal for families or couples. Enjoy a walk or swim. Parking can be a problem - sometimes means a bit if a walk

1  Thank kaapie62
Reviewed 10 May 2017

On Monday 8th May in blazing sunshine, we sat on this wide, clean, sandy beach that seems to stretch forever. Apart from the challenging temperature of the water (it is the Atlantic after all) we thought this could be Thailand, yet only a short flight...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Huge wide/long beach at old town Albufeira. Large sandy cliffs. Beds for rental in several places along this long beach. Excellent for walks with several beach bars/cafes along it.

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My favourite beach in Albufeira, I always make sure I visit when I am there. Very clean, lots of beach front shops and restaurants and sun beds available to hire. Definitely recommend a visit on an Albufeira holiday!

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I must say in my 4days here we visited this beach on many occasions, very picturesque and easily accessible as because it's so hilly there are escalater to use to ease the strain on the old pins. Had alot going off in the square for...More

Thank Stacysharp1981
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Hi! I'm going to Albufeira this week. I will be staying near the Fisherman's beach. I was wondering if there will be jet ski's etc at this time Thanks !
17 May 2017|
Response from Jennifer O | Reviewed this property |
Yes as far as I could tell they go from the far end of this beach. Definitely available in the immediate area, we saw several out during the first week of may
I have just booked a holiday for myself and my son. We are really looking for it as it will be my sons first holiday. I was so excited when I booked, I forgot to ask what the weather was like in April. Could anyone who has been here in April let me know if a good time of the year. A bit annoyed with myself as I love the sun but trying to keep costs down also so that's why we picked April. Also I have a dairy allergy so wondering what it is like for people with such allergies etc.
29 October 2016|
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Response from Wigga70 | Reviewed this property |
I think any holiday around Europe can be hit n miss in April..but I I've checked with the crystal ball,n I feel like you're gona get a good tan! I go to Cornwall every April,n we've had brilliant weather but we've also had... More