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Rua Boca da Alagoa, Lote1, Fase 2 - Herdade dos Salgados
O VidaMar Algarve Resort dispõe de uma incrível vista sobre o mar e a Praia dos Salgados. A esta caraterística ímpar juntam-se todo o tipo de valências e serviços, como o Spa ou as atividades para crianças, e o conforto dos quartos com decoração moderna de traços simples mas luxuosos. Os quartos, espaçosos, combinam uma sofisticada decoração de linhas modernas com um serviço de excelência e requinte. Com regime alimentar de Meia-Pensão (pequeno-almoço e jantar sem bebidas) oferece a opção de Dine Around, com quatro restaurantes temáticos à escolha.
Praia de Santa Eulália
Sand shell between cliffs with calm and good quality water, where you can swim freely. Access is by car, passing through an area of pine forest. It has a concession space, it is a clean beach with good infrastructure.
Praia da Galé
A beach that has two areas, with the blue flag referring to the East zone. Located between cliffs and trees, it is very pleasant, with straw umbrellas for rent and another wider space. The sea is usually calm, and the water is good. It has small restaurants/bars.
Praia da Falésia
As its name suggests, when arriving at this beach, tourists face with a huge cliff, with a colossal panoramic view. Choose your place in the crowded and extensive beach. It is said that dolphins sometimes roam these waters and that it is possible to see them.
Praia de São Rafael
With the name of the same tourist resort and as it is not a very big beach, Praia de São Rafael becomes a quiet space. Given the physiognomy of the rocks, some are sheltered from the wind. The sea is good for bathing. The rock formations are known as Ponte Pequena (Small Bridge) and Ninho das Andorinhas (Swallows Nest).
Praia Maria Luísa
Very beautiful, rocky beach, bordered by a cliff. The only drawback is the difficulty in finding parking, as most of the places belong to the accommodations in the vicinity. There are several activities to spend the day, including Environmental Education programs for children.
Praça da República, 1
The Municipal Museum of Archaeology is located in the building where, during the 80s, was the City Hall. This space has areas of study, preservation, restoration and storing of the materials. There is also a small thematic library. The museum’s collection is deeply in touch with Albufeira’s history, from the most remote pre-historic days to the 17th century. The collection is divided in five thematic parts: pre-history, Roman period, Visigoth period, Islamic period and modern ages.
Praia dos Olhos de Água
Located next to the typical Algarve village of Olhos de Água, whose name comes from the freshwater springs that sprout in the sand, it is a sand shell occupied, in part, by the fishermen's boats and by the many vacationers who come here. A visit to Olheiros de Água is recommended and also a stroll through the small area of restaurants and some shops.
Praia da Oura
Beach with an extensive sand area bordered by a beautiful cliff, close to hotels and tourist villages, being much sought after by foreigners. There is a calm bathing area, with almost no waves, favoring a series of sports. Restaurants with pleasant terraces offering menus that focus on fish dishes.
Largo 25 de Abril
Located in the center of Albufeira, this beach is very popular with vacationers. There is a small port for fishing boats in this place, and from here it is possible to make visits to the caves on the coast. It has a diversified restaurant spot, shops and bars, as well an area with garden benches, shades and a view of the sea.