Averages for Albufeira in October
What's the weather like in Albufeira in October
The weather continues to cool down in Albufeira, Portugal in October, when the average temperature is 19°C, created by highs of up to 23°C and lows of 15°C.
During this month, the resort experiences around ten rainy days, so it's likely you'll experience a shower or two during your holiday.
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What's the weather like in Albufeira in October
Albufeira Hotels in October
When it comes to beachside accommodation, it doesn't get much better than Topazio Hotel. Just a short walk away from Aveiros Beach, this hotel provides studios, double rooms, one-bedroom apartments and one-bedroom villas, ensuring something for everyone. The list of onsite amenities is extensive and includes bar, restaurant, free WiFi access, swimming pool and 24-hour reception.
If you're looking for a boutique hotel during your holiday in Albufeira, take a look at Villa Joya. Offering a small selection of double rooms and suites, this intimate hotel offers numerous facilities, such as swimming pool, Joy Jung Spa and several restaurants.
Couples and families searching for low-cost accommodation should consider Luna Falesia Mar. This three-star hotel is just a short walk away from the beach and features accommodation in the form of one-bedroom apartments, with several board options, including bed and breakfast, half-board, full-board and all-inclusive. There are plenty of amenities to enjoy, such as swimming pools, tennis courts, bar, restaurant and games room.
Vilanova Resort is perfect for holidaymakers who want to be close to the beach during their holiday. Just a short distance away from numerous attractions, this hotel offers studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as one-, two- and three-bedroom villas, all of which come with balcony with a view. Guests are invited to take advantage of the facilities which include swimming pools, WiFi access, excursion booking and bar-lounge.
Tourists searching for centrally located accommodation should check out Hotel Colina do Mar, which is located close to several beaches, the centre of Albufeira and the marina. This complex offers 30 air-conditioned rooms, all of which provide access to the swimming pool, games room and bar-lounge.
Albufeira Beaches in October
Carvoeiro beach is perfect for families thanks to the accessibility, and boasts fabulously clean, safe bathing water. With facilities available, and a lifeguard on duty, you're sure to have comfortable and relaxing beach day.
Falesia beach is a 6km long sandy haven and is one of the best beaches in Europe. The fascinating rock faces and gorgeous pine trees make this beach a real beauty. One side of the beach, in Vilamoura, consists of shallow, safe waters and the other side, caters for those wanting to try out a variety of water sports.
The beach at Praia de Santa Eulália is surrounded by golden cliffs, creating loads of interesting nooks and rock pools to explore. There are plenty of facilities for visitors to enjoy here, such as sun loungers, shades, bar, restaurant and numerous water sports. Popular with snorkelers and scuba divers, the waters around this beach are full of interesting things to see, like rock towers, tropical fish, sea bream, nudibranch and octopus.
The Blue Flag Praia Maria Luísa is another great place to spend the day whilst working on your tan. Here you'll find golden sand and clear blue waters as well as many amenities, such as sun beds, shades, showers, lifeguards, bar, restaurant and water sports. The sea here is usually very calm, providing the ideal conditions for swimming or snorkelling.
Restaurants and Bars
When it comes to authentic Indian cuisine, it doesn't get much better than The Indian Ocean. This restaurant offers a menu packed with traditional curries of varying heats, as well as many choices of naan breads and rice. Perfect for vegetarians, The Indian Ocean also provides a number of meals based on vegetables or paneer cheese.
When it comes to fresh Portuguese food, the dishes served at Rossio are hard to beat. The hospitality and friendliness of staff is excellent, and visitors dine at this restaurant more than once on their holiday! The sublime fish dishes include swordfish, sardines and sea bass, and the other recommended dishes consist of pork, ribs and delicious garlic potatoes.
O Farnel is considered to be the home of the best steaks in Albufeira. Almost always done to perfection, these hearty steaks are cooked on a charcoal grill which embodies them with a superb smoky taste. There is a great range of homemade sauces to choose from to complement your steak, including béarnaise, mushroom and peppercorn.
If you're in the mood for some signing, head to D & C Cocktails and Karaoke – the number one karaoke bar in Downtown Albufeira. This bar is open from 10am until late, with karaoke sessions held every weekend at 9pm, hosted by Krazy Jay. There are over 10,000 songs to choose from, with regular additions and updates, meaning there's something for everyone to sing.
Situated on the Oura Strip, Patcha Cocktail Bar is ideal for those who want an exotic drink and the chance to dance until the early hours. Open from 5pm until 4am, his venue boasts a popular British DJ who plays all the latest UK hits to really get the crowd going. As well as the extensive list of cocktails, Patcha Cocktail Bar also offers a top selection of spirits, beers and wines.
Things to do in Albufeira in October
Take advantage of the pleasant weather and enjoy a round of golf at Balaia Golf Village. One of the most popular courses in Albufeira, this nine-hole par-three course is made up of well-maintained greens and undulating fairways, creating an interesting game for everyone. Balaia Golf Village also features a comprehensive golf academy with a number of training programmes suitable for golfers of various abilities. Other amenities include a large club house, putting green, chipping green and driving range.
If you're thinking about going on a boat trip, take a look at what Algarve Seafaris has to offer. This company offers a selection of full-day and half-day tours which explore the best that the Algarve has to offer. Fishing enthusiasts will be keen to go on the deep sea fishing and big game fishing excursions, whereas families will be more suited to the family fishing trip or cave exploration.