Albufeira gallery

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Albufeira: Coastline

Albufeira: Coastline

The sandy beaches strech along the coast of Albufeira. From left to right: Praia do Túnel, Praia dos Pescadores and Praia do Inatel.

 

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Albufeira: Tunnel

Albufeira: Tunnel

Access to the beach from the Rua 5 de Outubro, the main shopping street in the old part of the town, is via a tunnel, which gives it’s name to the beach “Praia do Túnel”.


Albufeira:  Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

The western part of the long sandy beach in front of Albufeira can be accessed from the old town by a tunnel.


Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

From the uper part of the old town of Albufeira a modern elevator goes down to the beach


Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

View to the beach from the platform of the elevator connecting the upper town of Albufeira with Praia do Tunel.


Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel


Albufeira: Praia do Inatel

Albufeira: Praia do Inatel

View to the eastern beaches on the bay of Albufeira. Even during the high season the sandy beaches, extending in front of the former fishing village for several miles, offer plenty of space and perfect conditions for the sunseekers.


Albufeira: Largo Cais Herculano

Albufeira: Largo Cais Herculano

This square is situated right on the fishermen’s beach (Praia dos Pescadores). The small hall in the middle of the square was formerly the fish market. In the background you can see the stone walls of the well known fish & seafood restaurant La Ruína.


Albufeira: Praia dos  Pescadores

Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

View from the former market hall to the beach.


Albufeira: Praia dos  Pescadores

Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

This is the most popular part of the long beach in front of Albufeira with plenty of spave even in the high season.


Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

Even during the high season the busy main beach of Albufeira offers enough space for the kids to build a castle of sand.


Albufeira: The Strip

Albufeira: The Strip

The Av. Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, mainly visited by British tourists, is one of the busiest areas in Albufeira with manifold bars, restaurants, nightclubs, gift and souvenir shops. It leads from the Av. dos Descobrimentos down to the tourist complexes.


Albufeira: Av. dos Descombrimentos

Albufeira: Av. dos Descombrimentos

The four lane ring road north of the old town leads from Oura in the east to the marina in the west. Most larger hotels and apartment complexes, many shops and the administration centre are located on both sides.


Albufeira: Largo Eng. Duarte Pacheco

Albufeira: Largo Eng. Duarte Pacheco

This square is centrally located in the heart of old Albufeira, only a few minutes walk from the large parking area opposite the old town, which is closed to motor vehicles. At dusk the square is filled with sound of thousands of birds, seeking shelter fo


Albufeira: Busy lane in the old part

Albufeira: Busy lane in the old part

One of the busy narrow lanes, leading from the square Largo Eng. Duarte Pacheco to the beach. The place is full of bars, restaurants and boutiques as well as peddlers selling all kinds of souvenirs.


Albufeira: Praia da Oura-Oeste

Albufeira: Praia da Oura-Oeste

Aerial view to the waterfront and the beach of Oura, the eastern district of the town of Albufeira.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea

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