Sheraton Algarve Hotel, Albufeira
Praia da Falesia, Apartado P.O. Box 644 · Albufeira 8200-909 · Portugal
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Uncover the beauty and rich tradition of the Algarve with our Concierge

With a rich array of culture, nature and hidden secrets, discovering the Algarve in one day is simply not sufficient, I would recommend at least a week and even so, many of its secrets will have to be uncovered on your next trip. Between the Atlantic Ocean and breath-taking mountains, lies many years of tradition, and together with the mild Mediterranean weather and enchanting coastline, attracts thousands of yearly visitors to this region.

The Algarve offers a wide selection of activities for all walks of life as well as a variety of family experiences. There is no need to hold off until the summer to embrace this singular destination. Whether it be sporting activities, rich culture, renowned gastronomy or simply leisure, together with the well-known friendliness of its people, a trip to the Algarve will leave you with a collection of unforgettable memories to treasure for years to come.

Life is a collection of experiences, let us be your guide. Discover the hidden secrets of the Algarve with our head Concierge

Albufeira… its history and our recommendations
Located ocean side, in the centre of the Algarve is the town of Albufeira. Since ancient times, Albufeira is one of the most renowned fishing and maritime ports in Portugal. With the passing of the Romans, it was the Arabs who left their footprint on this important village, originally naming the area “Al-buhera” which resembled “The sea castle”.

The Arabs dominated this rich land for over five decades until it was conquered by the Christians. Due to an earthquake and consequently flooding in 1504, the town of Albufeira was devastated. The town Albufeira was then reborn, rich in commercialization of seafood and dried fruit, reintegrated Albufeira as of one of the most sort after destinations.

Renowned for their diversity, beauty and quality, Albufeira’s beaches are among the best in Europe, currently in 14th position in the Top 25 of the “Travellers Choice Awards 2102”. The diversity of beaches in the area of Albufeira is extraordinary, ranging from pine tree settings and unique cliffs faces to breath-taking rock formations and never-ending sand banks along the Algarvian coastline.

We Recommend…

Beaches

  • Falésia Beach
  • Pescador Beach (Praia do Pescador)
  • São Rafael Beach

Cuisine

  • Cataplana
  • Seafood
  • Grilled fish
  • Xarém
  • Chicken Piri Piri from Guia
  • Algarvian oranges – Considered by many to be one of the best
 
 
How To Arrive?
 
The Faro International airport (FAO) is less than three flight hours away from most major European Airports. Year after year several million of passengers are arriving here to spend their holidays at the Algarve, and during the high season the airport is quite busy. Therefore we recommend calculating sufficient time for check-in and check-out.
 
 
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By Plane...

We reccomend using the Skyscanner fligh search to reserve your flight to the Algarve.

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Transfer Private SHA

By Private Airport Transfer..

Experience exquisite luxury with a private transfer from Faro International airport in a selection of luxury cars. You will greeted at the arrivals hall by your chauffer who will accompany you to your private transfer.

Further information and bookings, please fill in online form or contact our reservations department on (351) 289 500 100.

By Car...
 
You may find all major Rent a Car companies located in the arrivals hall at Faro & Lisbon International Airport (FAO).

Car hire may be pre booked prior to arrival by contacting our reservations department on (351) 289 500 100 or e mail concierge.algarve@luxurycollection.com
 
GPS Coordinates:  37º05’49.58”N   8º10’49.01”W
 



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