More and more people every year choose Portugal as the destination of their trips, and even as the place to be based while working remotely.
Albufeira, with its convenient location in southern Portugal and the beauty of its tiny streets and its old town, is one of the best know destinations in the country.
That is why we collected some suggestions for you to enjoy at best your time in Albufeira old town, and especially to wander around its bars and restaurants at best.
What does Albufeira’s old town look like at night?
You have carefully planned your trip to Portugal, of course, you chose Albufeira old town to be close to the sea, to be amazed by the typical white houses and because of the fun you expect to have at night, enjoying Albufeira old town bars and restaurants. But what are the things to do in Albufeira Old Town?
Once the sun goes down, Old Town square becomes the pumping heart of Albufeira’s old town, for sure. It’s an international area, filled with bars and restaurants where you can quickly grab local or international food.
From here, you can access “the Strip”, the area where most of the fun – and the bars! – is located.
But which are the best places to eat and to drink in Albufeira old town, and where should you spend the night?
Some of the best restaurants and bars in Albufeira old town
One of the unmissable spots to eat around Albufeira Old Town Square is definitely Cabana Fresca, where you will dine facing the sea and enjoy freshly caught fish and typical dishes.
Restaurant Bailote is certainly one of the best restaurants in Albufeira’s old town, and you cannot miss it if you are in a unique atmosphere and good local food.
If you are looking for a place to have a drink and chill out, one of the bars that never disappoint us and that are on the Strip is The three harps, Sir Harry’s Bar, and Sherry’s Irish Bar. Being all located at a small walking distance one from the other, you might as well stroll around them and choose the one that you feel is most inspiring.
Have you decided where to sleep in Albufeira?
Now that you have all the information you may need to discover Albufeira’s nightlife, it’s time to think about where you will be sleeping during your time there.
One very good option is this Apartment, located within Janelas do Mar complex, conveniently situated right in the middle between Albufeira’s old town and Oura street. The complex is equipped with all kinds of comforts, from swimming pools to a gym and children’s area, and can accommodate up to 4 people. What we love about this nice apartment is the fully equipped kitchen, which will allow you to cook your own meals and stay in, on occasion, joining Albufeira nightlife after dinner.
This holiday home is another unique property we think you’ll love: facing the Ocean, it is the right choice not only for beach lovers but also for Digital Nomads, that will love the quickest Internet connection.