5 Reasons Why You Should Sample the Albufeira Old Town Nightlife

Following a peaceful, sunsoaked siesta on golden sands, it’s time to get ready for a glistening night on the town. There’s no better way to immerse yourself in the lively culture of Portugal than by taking a visit to the stunning Albufeira Old Town and experiencing the best nightlife the region has to offer.


From romantic sunset dinners to lively bars and nightclubs, you’ll easily find thrilling ways to spend your evenings in this magical town. If you need a few more reasons to sample the Albufeira Old Town nightlife, then look no further.


  • Sample the finest Portuguese cuisine in one of the Old Town’s many restaurants 

Trying the local cuisine is an essential part of any Portuguese adventure and Albufeira is the perfect place to wine and dine. The food in Portugal is made with simple ingredients that are impeccably prepared, emphasising locally sourced produce such as fish, meat, olive oil, bread, tomato, herbs, and spices. Restaurants of all shapes and sizes line the cobbled streets of the Old Town, each dazzling with culinary delights and a welcoming atmosphere.   There is no shortage of international restaurants too, offering familiar favourites and home comforts for you to enjoy and to make the dining experience more idyllic, many restaurants offer outdoor seating, which is perfect on a balmy evening. So, if you’re looking for a romantic meal out or a quick bite during a moonlit stroll on the beach, there is no finer place than the Albufeira Old Town.


  • Dance the night away in one of the area’s lively bars and clubs

Albufeira is well known and well loved for its colourful nightlife scene. On any given night, an array of beach clubs and bars light up the township in a stretch of vibrant neon lights, each welcoming you in for a cocktail and dance. However, venture to the side streets and you can discover charming Algarvian moody jazz clubs making it the perfect location for any evening vibe or occasion. From local entertainment with traditional music and shows, to thrilling nightclubs playing popular hits, partying into the small hours will become second nature. This also gives you the perfect excuse to book a luxurious massage the morning after.


  • Soak up the sunset seaside views


The Old Town of Albufeira is the most historic and scenic part of the resort town. Wedged between Fisherman’s Beach and the opulent marina. Stroll down during golden hour and experience the stunning sunset; the beach is the perfect place to soak up the seaside views and unwind after a busy day. Let the gentle sounds of the waves be your music for the night, lulling you into a state of pure bliss and relaxation.


  • Sample traditional Portuguese music & entertainment


If you’re looking for a traditional Portuguese music and entertainment experience, Albufeira’s Old Town is the place to be. Here, you can enjoy scenic views of the coast while listening to live music performances from local artists. In addition to music, you can also find traditional folk dances and other forms of entertainment, like shows, traditional dancers and stunning exhibitions. 


  • Try local selections of speciality wines, spirits and liqueurs

Albufeira’s Old Town is a great place to visit if you want to sample the best of Portugal’s traditional winemaking. You’ll get to experience a range of different Portuguese wines, spirits and liqueurs during your evening. There are plenty of specialty producers to explore in Portugal, and each has its unique style. You’ll find everything from robust reds to sweet, luscious whites. And don’t forget Portugal’s famous port wine, Vinho do Porto, a rich, fortified wine that’s perfect for dessert. 

Explore Albufeira’s Old Town nightlife with The Real Algarve

Our expert team has all of the tools you need to sample the best that Albufeira has to offer. We’ll organise exquisite wine tasting evenings, dance classes, cocktail parties and many more exhilarating nightlife activities to take your Algarve escape to the next level. 


Get in touch to start planning the luxury getaway of your dreams with us.

5 Reasons Why You Should Sample the Albufeira Old Town Nightlife