Weather Averages for Albufeira in November
Averages for Albufeira in November
November is a very cool time to visit Albufeira, Portugal, when the average temperature is just 15°C. During this month, lows of 11° are common, reaching up to highs of 19°C at the warmest point of the day. With an average of 12 rainy days throughout the month, you’re likely to get a shower or two during your holiday. Despite the rain, the resort enjoys six hours of sunshine each day and an average sea temperature of 18°C.
Dates for the diary
Held at the beginning of the month, Amateur Fado Contest provides visitors with a fantastic opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Albufeira. This event lasts for several days and includes a number of music concerts performed by local folk bands. If you want to join in, dress up in traditional Portuguese folk clothes which can be purchased at a number of establishments throughout the resort in the weeks before the event.
Things to do
Golfers will be pleased to hear that Albufeira offers a number of fantastic courses, Pine Cliffs being one of the best. Located on the coast, this nine-hole par-33 course provides a challenge for even the very best and most experienced of golfers. As well as the spectacular course, Pine Cliffs also features a large club house, tennis courts, restaurants, driving range, health club and mini golf course.
If you like the idea of learning how to scuba dive, sign up for a session with Easy Divers. This friendly company offers a great range of PADI-certified diving courses, as well as several SSI courses to choose from. Affordable diving trips are also available daily and take place at more than 100 sites across the Algarve.
Hit the beach
If you get some pleasant weather, make the most of it by spending the day at Praia do Barranco Beach. This Blue Flag beach is well-maintained and offers a great selection of water sports to choose from, with windsurfing and surfing being some of the most popular, thanks to the beach’s large waves. There is a wealth of amenities to take advantage of, such as sun loungers, shades, restaurants, showers and water sport kiosks, as well as a car park nearby.
For something a bit quieter, check out Praia dos Aveiros. This small sandy bay is protected by large cliffs, making the calm and gentle waters ideal for swimming and snorkelling. Despite its size, this beach offers plenty of facilities for visitors to enjoy, including sun beds, parasols, lifeguards, bar, restaurant, toilets, showers and parking nearby.
Where to eat & drink
O'Licorne is considered to be one of the best Asian restaurants in Albufeira, Portugal. Open every day, this eatery offers freshly prepared Indian cuisine in a romantic, candle-lit atmosphere. If you don’t feel like eating out, take advantage of their takeaway or delivery services.
If you find yourself craving pizza or pasta, stop by Pizzeria Fratelli. This family-run restaurant offers an extensive menu packed with Italian specialities, such as pizza, lasagne, calzones and meatballs, ensuring something to please even the fussiest of eaters. If you’re still hungry, be sure to try the homemade tiramisu, it’s famous throughout Albufeira.
Shamrock Irish Bar is one of the most popular bars in Albufeira amongst sports fans. Located on the popular ‘Bar Street’, just off the square, this Irish pub shows every Rugby World Cup and Premiership match, as well as all the GAA games. There is plenty to keep the little ones entertained, too, with a selection of board games, dart boards and pool tables available.
Meet Bar is a great place to enjoy a drink, whatever the time. During the day, this bar provides the ideal place to people watch, with a sundrenched terrace facing a busy street. Come nightfall, the bar takes on a different atmosphere as Old Town’s trendiest locals show up to enjoy a cocktail and mingle.
Where to stay
When it comes to beachside accommodation, it doesn’t get much closer than Hotel Rocamar. Just a few steps away from several bays, this hotel provides a number of rooms, all of which come with WiFi access, air conditioning and cable TV. There are plenty of facilities to enjoy, including swimming pools, restaurant, mini golf and free parking.
Couples and families searching for a boutique hotel in Albufeira should consider staying at Villa Channa, where accommodation comes in the form of 18 large villas, each of which is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to enjoy your holiday. There are many onsite amenities available, such as swimming pool, WiFi access and restaurant.
Bayside Salgados is ideal for holidaymakers looking for central accommodation in Albufeira. Just a short walk away from the centre of the resort, this hotel offers guests a choice of studios and one-bedroom apartments, each of which is spacious and comfortable. The list of facilities is extensive and includes swimming pool, bar-lounge, restaurant, free parking and shuttle bus service.
Holidaymakers searching for beachside accommodation should consider staying at Vila Branca. Only a short distance away from the centre of the resort, the marina and several beaches, this complex offers a number of rooms which all come with balcony, bathroom, mini bar and air conditioning. There is a handful of facilities available, including WiFi access, bicycle rental and car hire.
Solar de Sao Joao is perfect for those in search of budget accommodation during their holiday in Albufeira. Situated in a quiet area, this complex offers a selection of fully-equipped studios, one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom units. Onsite amenities are numerous and include tropical gardens, pools, bar and internet access.