Albufeira is a coastal city in the southern Algarve region of Portugal. It?s a former fishing village that has become a major holiday destination, with sandy beaches and a busy nightlife strip. Local fishermen now use the modern marina, also a base for diving, dolphin-watching and boat trips. It's surrounded by candy-colored apartments, with a waterfront promenade.
Albufeira is a city, seat and municipality in the district of Faro, in the southernmost Portuguese region of the Algarve.
Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve's beaches are a major destination and much of the nation?s architecture dates to the 1500s?1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire.