Hostels in Albufeira, Portugal

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Get to know Albufeira (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Albufeira. To help you make friends with Albufeira before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Albufeira is an amazing city in the southern area of Portugal (Algarve), with amazing nightlife and weather that is very inviting for tourism all year. You have different ways to get there, by plane (from other countries -- the nearest airport is Faro), by bus or train (regular and cheap connections to Lisbon, the capital); if you are planning to visit the surroundings, it could be nice to rent a car and it's not that expensive if you book it online and in advance).

Albufeira -- and all of Algarve -- is well known for the amazing food (mostly fish and shellfish), amazing beaches during the day, and vibrant bars and discos at night. Albufeira is a very touristic area that can offer different experiences for every budget -- from small and cozy cafes to fancy and cosmopolitan restaurants. During your stay, you will also find a good variety of shops and small stores to buy souvenirs or refresh your closet back home (on a budget).

During the day we recommend you enjoy the sunny days, relaxing down on the quiet and idyllic beaches, with turquoise and warm water, or if you are more active why don't you enjoy a boat trip to see some dolphins or try some water activities? At night you can have a few drinks with your friends in the local bars and end the night in the amazing discos in the surroundings. No matter what activities you prefer, if you want to experience what Albufeira has to offer, don't expect to rest much!

There are a lot of offers for accommodation, but in busy seasons make sure that you book in advance. The hostels in Albufeira are nice places to meet other travelers as well as local people that will gladly help you on your next itineraries.

Written by local enthusiast for Albufeira hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Albufeira hostels Grace

FAQ about Albufeira Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Albufeira. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Albufeira. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Albufeira costs on average $42 for a dorm. A hostel in Albufeira with private rooms costs on average $129.
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  • 9 hotels
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Orange Terrace Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Albufeira.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Albufeira

Your Packing List for Albufeira

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Albufeira and Portugal.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Albufeira Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Albufeira, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
13 Total number of hostels
$42 Average dorm price
$129 Average private room price
$21 Cheapest hostel in Albufeira
Wish & Stay is the cheapest
5 Party hostels in Albufeira
Orange Terrace Hostel is the best rated
5.8 Average rating of all hostels

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