There are two main features in Albufeira.
One is the beauty of its beaches, and the other is its nightlife. Take a stroll down the strip or downtown, have a dinner in one of the many restaurants in the area, or dance all night in its discos and bars.
Nightlife in Albufeira is well known in the Algarve. Albufeira is one of the main touristic destinations in Portugal. Here you will find bars and restaurants, pubs and many discos that are open until the morning hours.
Praia da Oura, also known as Oura beach, is situated on the eastern side of Albufeira. It is very near the new centre of Albufeira. Praia da Oura is a reasonable beach in size, about 900 meters long and quite wide, especially during low tide. Praia da Oura is not only a beach, but a lively seaside resort, consisting of many hotels and apartments. Near Oura beach there is a vibrant nightlife area, especially during summer months. The beach is walking distance (about 900 metres) from the famous Strip area, which has many bars and clubs. This makes Praia da Oura especially attractive for younger people, looking for fun.
The nearest airport, Faro Airport, is only in 27km from Albufeira.