Montechoro has an excellent tennis and sports club and is the top of the busy road called "The Strip" where many of the main tourist shops, bars and restaurants are located to the west of the newer part of Albufeira. This area is frequented by families during the day and teenagers looking to go out at night.
Albufeira was originally a Moorish fishing village dating back to the 8th Century and it's importance as a City of the past, present and future is largely dependent upon it's central Algarve location. Situated just 35 minutes from Faro International Airport and situated upon direct train and motorway links to Lisbon, it's a perfect choice for second home or more permanent living.
Nowadays, Albufeira is one of Europe's top destinations for sun-seeking tourists and the wider Municipality is rapidly becoming one of the Algarve's most attractive property hotspots. With amazing beaches, a superb range of restaurants, cafés, shops and bars and every possible service close at hand, it's not hard to see why Albufeira is such a popular choice. Read more.