Albufeira is a beautiful city located in the Algarve region of Portugal. Albufeira was originally a small fishing village but today is one of the most popular resort areas in the country. The city is known for its Old Town and pretty beaches. The old town area has winding cobbled streets that are lined with shops and cafes. The main attractions of Albufeira are segregated into two areas, the Strip and the Old Town. The Strip is a modern layout with streets lined with several shops, restaurants, cafes and discos.
The Castelo de Almoáda is a 12th century Moorish Castle which is good to visit. Albufeira has a number of wonderful beaches where visitors can have fun and enjoy the natural scene. Some good beaches to visit in Albufeira are Praia dos Pescadores or the Fisherman’s Beach, the Praia do Peneco and the Praia da Oura. There are also some good golf courses in the city where visitors can have fun.
When it comes to shopping, Albufeira offers some great areas where people can shop. The Strip has numerous souvenir shops. The Old Town is also rigged with several shops. Some good things to buy in Albufeira include Portuguese pottery, jewelry, beach articles, clothing, etc.
The nearest airport to Albufeira is the Faro Airport which is about 47Km. There are private transfers available from the Albufeira to the Faro Airport. There are also trains and buses available from Albufeira to Faro.
There are some good halal restaurants in Albufeira. Rania's Restaurant is the best halal restaurants in Albufeira.
There is one mosque in Albufeira; the Albufeira Mosque located near bellavista tennis courts.