Located in the Centre of the Algarve, Albufeira is the county seat and belongs to the administrative district of Faro that lies 39 km to the east.
It´s coastline of jagged cliffs and beautiful beaches has a classical mediterranian climate. Hot and dry summers, mild winters, Albufeira has an average annual temperature of around 17.5ºc.
One of the main tourist regions of the country, Albufeira almost needs no introduction.
Tourism is the most important activity in the municipality of Albufeira. With the arrival of international tourism, Albufeira became part of the major tours.
Currently Albufeira is, without doubt, one of the main tourist centers of the country.
Geographically, the region has 23 beaches of fine sand and crystal clear water along a 30 km of coastline.
At a national level, Albufeira enjoys one of the highest concentration of "Blue Flag" beaches.
The nightlife in Albufeira is considered one of the hottest in the Algarve.