Praia dos Pescadores, Albufeira

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Soak up some local color at Praia dos Pescadores, a curving stretch of golden sands lapped by the gentle waters of the Atlantic. This fisherman's beach, as its name roughly translates, blends its scenic location with easy access to Albufeira's Old Town. Just a short walk from the water, you can find busy streets packed with tourists and flanked by hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops selling local souvenirs. For unobstructed views of the sea and the coastline, take the escalator to the top of the cliffs, which provide a natural backdrop to this popular beach. End your visit with a meal at one of many seaside food kiosks selling local dishes and cold drinks. Plan to visit Praia dos Pescadores and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Albufeira attractions using our Albufeira online trip builder .
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  • Nice clean beach, lots of chairs to rent as well as large areas to set up your own. Lifeguards present and diligent. Little cafe with fresh fruit, salads, sandwiches and drinks for reasonable prices. ...  more »
  • Charming Beach and with a very good infrastructure. There are three unusual access to beach: an elevator, stairs or ramp because the beach is below the town and so there are these really cool access.
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  • Who wants a beach with all that is necessary to come. Good access, water quality, etc.
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Where to stay in Albufeira

Renowned for its extensive beaches and rugged coastal landscape, Albufeira represents one of the nation's most popular destinations and offers a wide array of accommodations, both luxurious and more basic. Reserve a room in one of the city's upscale hotels in order to make use of pools, lounges, gardens, and amenities during your stay. Not only do they offer in-house luxuries, but generally these hotels place you within easy walking distance of the city's famed Praia dos Pescadores beach. While there aren't as many inexpensive options in town, staying at an inland bed and breakfast or a guesthouse in one of the smaller nearby towns can be both a relaxing experience and an affordable one.
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