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Overall a pleasant experience The beach is clean and tidy although quite cramped depending on the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Very picturesque

Went there on Thursday 22nd June, very nice and picturesque. Big beach so plenty of room to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“lovely beach” (48 reviews)
“old town” (95 reviews)
“paved area” (4 reviews)
Albufeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall a pleasant experience The beach is clean and tidy although quite cramped depending on the time of day you go. The sand isn't the best- it has a lot of really fine shells in it which can be quite painful on your feet. The...More

Thank Bobbia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there on Thursday 22nd June, very nice and picturesque. Big beach so plenty of room to sunbathe or relax. Loads to do with bars nearby!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 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 4 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 21 May 2017

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 20 May 2017

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
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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