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Lovely view

At the top of an exterior escalator you can see for miles, get on the tour bus (hop on hop off... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna S
Winter Haven, Florida
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Lovely views

We come across this on our walk to Old town, the views are amazing, you sit there for a while and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rua Sacadura Cabral 23 | Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-176, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the top of an exterior escalator you can see for miles, get on the tour bus (hop on hop off) catch an Uber. It’s a great place to take photos and if you walk away from the escalator you can walk down the hill...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come across this on our walk to Old town, the views are amazing, you sit there for a while and watch everything and when you are ready there are loads of bars and shops walking distance away.

Thank StellaLight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up at this viewpoint, more by chance than anything else, as our main aim at the time was to take a ride in the tourist train, and this just happened to be one of the four tourist train stops. While we waited for...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to get panoramic views of Albufeira and the famous Fishermens Beach. It also a great place to get some spectacular photos.

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice day at the beach at this place and the view is fantastic. Make sure to make some time to have lunch or just some drinks at one of the Cafe/Restaurants that are situated right at the center of Albufeira Beach. The...More

Thank car75los
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice view over the beach and sea. A little too much traffic to let the kids run loose, but there is some space to sit and a place that sells ice cream on the other side of the street.

Thank Maddie1809
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great view and its usually where the taxi's or tuk tuks stop as well. Escalator down to the old town and beach here too.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very nice view from the top, if you pass by there make sure to take photos. Enjoy walking along it .

Thank Noghnosh100
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The view from here is very pretty. Worth a visit but not worth a stay in my opinion. If you want a loud, crowded beach area, then this is the place. If you are looking for relaxation, warm waters, quiet place then go somewhere else.

Thank LCRAustin_Texas
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Honestly there's nothing to say than if you miss it.. this not gonna be a problem. View is beautiful but not only there

Thank KimuSan
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