Monday, 4 May 2009

Albufeira - The Algarve Portugal

Albufeira is a Portuguese city in the Algarve in southern Portugal. Its name came from the Arabic al-Buħayra - "the lagoon". It is one of the leading tourist resorts of the region and has plenty to offer including a marina,beach golf courses,hotels, apartments restaurants and bars.

Albufeira is classified as a city and including all of its suburbs sprawls some 30 kilometres along the coast and some 10 kilometres inland. There is a good bus service, a train station and colourful land trains which do a full circuit of the city.

There are very few high rise buildings and its very spread out with tree lined streets and nice gardens. The beaches vary between large golden bays and small rocky coves which are fun to explore and of course every beach has a lovely restaurant serving fresh fish and seafood. There are all kinds of restaurants, fun bars, sports bars, discos and nightclubs. The shopping is very good and there’s a Gypsy market every Tuesday. Activities include all kinds of watersports, tennis, spas and golf.

At there is currently an excellent selection of self catering holiday rentals at Albufeira.

These currently include: Luxury Villa with Sea Views - It sleeps 8 It is a 4 bedroom villa with air conditioning/heating in the lounge/bedrooms, plus pool heating. This holiday let, in a quiet residential road at São Rafael, has sea views and is 880 yards from two beaches. A mini-market and restaurant are within walking distance of the villa. (illustrated in the picture above)

Comfortable 3 Bedroom Villa - It sleeps 6 This beautiful and spacious three bedroom villa is situated in a small residential area in the heart of Albufeira. It's absolutely perfect for families who like space, privacy and the luxury of a private pool - but who don´t want to compromise on location.
Just a two minute walk from the strip this is a great choice for families with teenagers. Mum and Dad can relax while the kids do their own thing, without the inconvenience of having to use taxis (or Dad!).

This walled property has its own private pool with barbecue area, so when it gets too hot to even stroll to the Strip for lunch or dinner just throw another chicken on the barbie and dine al-fresco by your own pool.
Praia Da Oura is famous for the "Strip", one long street with a wide selection of restaurants, bars & nightclubs. This makes Praia Da Oura suitable for all types of holidays, whether you are looking for a peaceful break on a golden beach or nightclubs till dawn! The shops and market stalls will keep Mum happy!

Central and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Bungalow - It sleeps 6 This very popular 3 bedroom detached villa is the perfect family property - close to all amenities, including beach, restaurants, shops etc but in a quiet really can have the best of both worlds!
Situated in one of the best areas of Areas São João down a quiet cul-de-sac with no passing traffic and only 100 metres from the famous 'Strip'. It is situated right in the heart of Areias de São João, one of the most sought after locations and property types in Albufeira.

Find out more about these villas and more by going into the website. jml Property Services have been advertising self catering holiday rentals on behalf of owners since 2002.

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