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Property In Albufeira For Sale

Albufeira is a very well established tourist destination approximately 40 minutes drive from Faro International airport. It is located on the border between the Central and Western Algarve regions and benefits from an international reputation for good fun in the sun and beautiful beaches. Like many reference points in the Algarve it was originally inhabited by the Moors and Romans and still retains some traditional features. The town has a permanent population of 20,000 people, estimated to grow to 300,000 during the summer months, which gives you an idea of what the thriving destination has to offer.

The social scene is an important part of Albufeira life and many visitors come for just that. The city has a tremendous selection of bars, clubs and restaurants from traditional Portuguese to more familiar fare. You can easily spend the days relaxing in one of the many cafes, sitting in the sun and watching the world bustle along.

Maybe you prefer a cultured destination? We would recommend Tavira or Lagos to those looking for the real Portugal but Albufeira offers this too and has a lovely old quarter full of winding streets and people living at a slower pace. Here are some of the cultural features in Albufeira we recommend visiting:

  • Clock tower on Rua Bernardino de Sousa
  • 19th century bell tower of the Matriz Church
  • Church of Sao Sebastiao
  • Church of Travessa da Igreja Velha
  • Art gallery with various local exhibitions
  • Musuem with collection of Ming ceramics

Golf Properties In Albufeira

If you're a golfer, Albufeira has a lot to offer. There are 3 courses close by with excellent reputations and with perfect weather conditions almost every day it is easy to see why they attracts golfers throughout the year. Here is more information on each course to give you an introduction:

Salgados Golf Club

18 hole, 72 par, 6080 metres
Located by the picturesque beach of Praia de Gale, Salgados Golf Club opened in 1994 and was designed by R Muir-Graves and Vasconselos. As an open course it is exposed to the elements and you need to be a competent golfer to fully enjoy it. With a number of tricky water features and hazards you will need to concentrate. We have Albufeira property for sale close to the Salgados Golf Club. See our other golf properties.

Sheraton Pine Cliffs

9 hole, 33 par, 2274 metres
The Sheraton Hotel is located in a fabulous cliff top position just outside Albufeira and it has its own 9-hole course on site. The superb sea views along the coastline make this a must see for any golfer and as the name suggests it is surrounded by beautiful pine forest. Martin Hawtree designed the course and it is meticulously maintained with a driving range, pro shop, club house, putting greens, tennis courts and many other services. We have properties for sale in Albufeira near to the Sheraton. See our other golf properties.

Balaia Golf Village

9 hole, 27 par, 984 metres
An executive course, the Balaia is perfect for improving your short game and is also in a great location with good facilities. It has panoramic views to the sea from the 1st tee and a lovely restaurant with al fresco dining area overlooking the course. We have Albufeira property for sale by Balaia golf Village. See our other golf properties.

The new Albufeira marina is one of the most recent additions to this dynamic city and is a sight to behold. An explosion of colour and modern architecture it has really brought the area to life and property for sale here has sold quickly to those who can spot a good long-term investment opportunity.

Despite all of the attractions above, many people still just visit Albufeira for the beautiful beaches and predictably sunny weather. There are extensive facilities for tourists - sports enthusiasts and peace lovers alike. Falesia and Olhos de Agua are the closest and busiest beaches, Praia da Gale and Sao Rafael are just outside the city and here you can enjoy more seclusion and beautiful sandstone rock formations whilst still having good services close to hand.