12 Hotels Near The Strip in Albufeira

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Last updated on June 4, 2024 | Est. Reading Time: 6 minutes

For those who want to be close to the action, Albufeira’s strip offers a buzzy atmosphere with its neon-lit bars, nightclubs and restaurants. Popular with stag and hen dos, this part of town is perfect for those looking for cheap drinks and all-night partying. There’s also a quieter side to the area, though, where families can enjoy the convenience of having restaurants and shops, as well as the beach near by.

Jupiter Albufeira Hotel

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Keep the kids entertained with Jupiter Albufeira Hotel’s wide range of activities. They’ll be busy for hours with the hotel’s water park, playground, games room and kids’ club. It not all child’s play though—you can have a go at tennis, relax in the spa or indulge in happy hour on the hotel’s rooftop bar which has views over the ocean. If you can tear yourself away, take advantage of the hotel’s free shuttle service to the beach and the Old Town, or walk less than 30 minutes to The Strip.

Tropical Sol

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For those after a self-catering stay with hotel perks, Tropical Sol is the ideal getaway. The hotel’s self-contained studios and apartments each come with a kitchenette so you can prepare and cook your own meals. If you want a night off from cooking though, you’ll be within short walking distance to The Strip’s restaurants and bars. Whether you’re visiting as a family or a couple, you can find multiple pools for both kids and adults, as well as activities such as tennis and billiards.

Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel (Adults Only)

Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel

With The Strip less than a 10-minute walk away and the beach within a stone’s throw, Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel lets you experience the best of both worlds. Wake up to views of the surrounding Mediterranean pinewood and the Atlantic Ocean from its private balconies. As an adults-only hotel, you can enjoy a peaceful stay free from distractions. Spend your days lounging around the pool and sampling Algarve specialities from the hotel’s modern restaurant. There’s a bar too, which is perfect if you’re fuelling up for the night ahead.

Vila Petra

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Set within lawned, palm-lined gardens and decorated with indoor plants, Vila Petra is a green oasis in the centre of Albufeira. The hotel, which is less than a 20-minute walk to The Strip, is made up of apartment rooms each with their own private balcony. Head to the spa area for a little pampering, or challenge friends and family to a game of tennis. Swap the pool for the sea and take the hotel’s free shuttle service to the beach.

Luna Hotel da Oura

Luna Hotel da Oura Albufeira Pool

Families will love Luna Hotel da Oura, which has plenty of activities for both kids and adults. While you’re busy relaxing in the spa, which includes a hot tub, sauna and massages, the little ones can get involved with the kids’ club. Prefer to stay active? The hotel has a squash court and a gym for you to work up a sweat in. In the evening, enjoy a cocktail or two in the hotel’s on-site bar before heading to the main strip, which is less than 1km away.

Ourabay Hotel Apartamento

Stay less than a 15-minute walk to both The Strip and Praia da Oura Beach. Ourabay Hotel Apartamento is a relaxing retreat where you can spend your days soaking up the sun around its large pool area or enjoy some you time in its spa. There’s an on-site bar here to get you ready for a night of partying, as well as kitchenettes in each of the rooms for easy, budget-friendly meals.

Albufeira Sol Hotel & Spa

Albufeira Sol Hotel & Spa

You’ll be less than a 10-minute walk to The Strip when you stay at Albufeira Sol Hotel & Spa. This modern hotel has bright and airy rooms with air conditioning so you can enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep. During the day, you can find bliss sunbathing around its pool area or in its contemporary spa. Helping you get in the party mood, there’s an on-site pool bar and occasional entertainment, such as live music, dancing and karaoke.

Topazio Mar Beach Hotel & Apartments

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Topazio Mar Beach Hotel & Apartments is a modern stay located just 400m from The Strip. Contemporary interiors give the hotel a boutique vibe, while a peaceful pool area and plant-filled grounds provide a relaxing setting to spend your days. Unwind with drinks from the on-site snack bar, or retreat to your room for meals cooked in your very own kitchenette. Beach fan? You’ll be a 5-minute walk to the golden sands of Aveiros Beach.

Santa Eulalia Hotel & Spa

Santa Eulalia Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a hassle-free stay at Santa Eulalia Hotel & Spa. Rated as one of the best value hotels in Albufeira, the hotel offers modern, comfortable rooms without the hefty price tag. Have your breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared for you in the hotel’s on-site restaurant and enjoy drinks from the bar. Step inside the spa for a day of relaxation, or position yourself alongside the swimming pool to top up your tan.

KR Albufeira Lounge

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KR Hotels – Albufeira Lounge puts you within a few minutes’ walk to the nightclubs, restaurants and bars of The Strip. The hotel has a modern, minimalist interior and plenty of shady sun loungers to chill poolside. During your stay you can destress with cocktails and snacks from the bar, or check out some of the nearby activities such as Balaia Golf Course which is less than 4km from the hotel.

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura

Muthu Clube puts you between the sandy beach of Praia da Oura and Albufeira’s lively main strip. With two pools and tropical gardens, you can find plenty of space to unwind here. Each apartment room comes with a kitchenette and a balcony with views over the grounds or out towards the ocean. Albufeira’s restaurants and bars are just a 5-minute walk away, but if you fancy staying on-site, you can enjoy international dishes from the hotel’s à la carte menu.

Grand Muthu Forte Da Oura

Grand Muthu Forte Da Oura

Grand Muthu Forte Da Oura is located less than a 10-minute walk to The Strip in one direction and Praia Da Oura beach in the other. With a large pool area and an on-site bar, it’s the perfect place to relax by day before partying in its nearby bars and clubs by night. If you fancy a night in, you can chill out in your air-conditioned apartment room, which comes with a kitchenette and balcony, or head down to the on-site restaurant.

Want to stay in Albufeira, but maybe not on The Strip? Take a look at these hotels in Albufeira’s Old Town instead. 

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