Nightlife Albufeira

Albufeira: Nightlife and Clubs

Nightlife Albufeira: From laid-back bars to wild nightclubs with the latest beats, you can find late-night parties and partying until dawn in this popular summer resort in southern Portugal. Get ready to immerse yourself in the best nightlife in the Algarve, with the complete guide to the best bars and clubs in Albufeira.

Nightlife Albufeira

Located in the Algarve region, Albufeira has undergone a dramatic transformation from a once sleepy fishing village to the late-night party hub of southern Portugal .

With wonderful beaches and good nightlife, Albufeira is an ideal choice for surfing enthusiasts and anyone looking for nightlife. Albufeira attracts tourists almost all year round, thanks to its mild Mediterranean climate and the many events that take place there.

This vibrant, energetic and bustling city is a magical blend of old and new. Expect churches, castles, cobbled streets and 18th-century whitewashed buildings. But when the sun goes down, be prepared for neon lights, noise and an all-night party.

For a typical and cultural evening, dine in a tavern of fado, a traditional Portuguese folk music, in which the singers tell the hardships of Portuguese historical life. The music is quite sad and the lyrics are powerful and melancholic, but very moving. Jardim Rustico offers a great-value fado dinner that lasts about three and a half hours.

Nightlife Albufeira discos
The best nightclubs in Albufeira

Where to go out at night in Albufeira

Albufeira's nightlife is divided between the Old Town and the Strip . The old town, with its traditional architecture, has a more relaxed atmosphere, while the Strip, the center of Albufeira's nightlife is filled with bars, restaurants and nightclubs which host some of the liveliest parties in all of Portugal, from May in October.

Here you will find everything from beach bars to the best nightclubs in Albufeira , where you can drink and dance until dawn.

Montechoro Strip

A 30-minute walk from the historic center, La Montechoro Strip (officially Avenida Sa Carneiro) is the epicenter of Albufeira's nightlife , a main street where all the main bars and nightclubs are located. During the summer months, the Strip attracts revelers from all over Europe to enjoy the great nightlife and really comes alive with mostly young Nordic tourists and stag/hen parties with people drinking beyond the limit.

The Strip also has several restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes. In general, the busier the place and the more Portuguese people eat there, the better probably the place is. The main nationalities you'll find on the Strip are Portuguese, Dutch and British, while the age range is between 20 and 30 years old.

Nightlife Albufeira The Strip
Nightlife Albufeira: The Strip

The old Town

Located between Fisherman's Beach and the marina, Albufeira's old town also has a decent nightlife. By day, the winding cobbled streets and whitewashed cottages are perfect for souvenir-hunting strolls, while by night, the party comes alive in Albufeira's various atmospheric cocktail bars and nightclubs . Much of the energy is concentrated on Avenida da Liberdade, where there is everything from burger bars and port cellars to charming bistros and atmospheric jazz clubs.

Nightlife Albufeira Old Town
Nightlife Albufeira: the Old Town

Albufeira Marina

Albufeira Marina is the perfect place to take a dolphin-watching cruise or spot the gleaming yachts in the harbour. It's also a great place to enjoy snacks and cocktails as the sun goes down. The north side of the marina is the busiest area. After dinner why not go bowling at a local surf bar and have a few glasses of sangria.

Nightlife Albufeira Albufeira Marina
Nightlife Albufeira: Marina of Albufeira


The Quarteira neighborhood is a popular spot for Albufeira party-goers looking for high-rise mega-clubs that stay open into the wee hours of the morning. There are always local and world famous DJs playing their tunes here and the dance floor is packed until midnight.

Nightlife Albufeira Quarteira
Nightlife Albufeira: Quarteira

Praia da Oura

At the edge of the Montechoro neighborhood with sunny beaches surrounded by steep cliffs, Praia da Oura is perfect for a relaxed evening in Albufeira . The main attraction of Praia da Oura are the local taverns and beer gardens at the top of the headland, with great views and pleasant breezes.

Nightlife Albufeira Praia da Oura
Nightlife Albufeira: Praia da Oura

Clubs and discos in Albufeira

Kiss Disco Club (R. Vasco da Gama, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 12am to 6am.
Open since 1981, Kiss Disco Club is one of the best nightclubs in Albufeira , with go-go dancers, live shows, big parties and international artists.

A staple of Albufeira and the Algarve's nightlife , Kiss hosts regular parties in this three-story nightclub. The music ranges from dance to progressive house, to hip-hop, pop and reggaeton music.

Nightlife Albufeira Kiss Disco Club
Nightlife Albufeira: Kiss Disco Club
Nightlife Albufeira Kiss Disco Club girls
Kiss Disco Club, Albufeira

Club Heaven (R. Victória, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10pm to 6am.
Club Heaven is one of the largest nightclubs in Albufeira , offering impressive nights full of cheap drinks, great international DJs and live entertainment. Every night, Club Haven fills with locals and visitors looking for a night to remember.

In addition to the popular club nights, Club Heaven hosts the best summer parties in Albufeira including the Sunset Party and the Arricious Boat Party.

Nightlife Albufeira Club Heaven
Nightlife Albufeira: Club Heaven
Nightlife Albufeira Club Heaven foam party
Foam party at Club Heaven in Albufeira

Libertos Lounge Club (Edificio Libertos Club, Tv. Antero de Quental, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 8pm to 4am.
Liberto's Club is one of the most famous nightclubs in Albufeira. A sexy, relaxed yet glamorous open-air club with VIP area and sky lounge. An elegant nightlife for revelers and celebrities with excellent cocktails and shisha.

Inspired by the sexy and relaxed concept of Ibiza, Liberto's Club in Albufeira has been offering truly unforgettable nights out since 1985. Enjoy a night of fun partying, great cocktails and a glamorous atmosphere. This Albufeira late night club is always up to date with the latest trends and offers all the charm and fun for a great nightlife in the Algarve.

Nightlife Albufeira Libertos Lounge Club
Nightlife Albufeira: Libertos Lounge Club
Nightlife Albufeira Libertos Lounge Club Portuguese girls
Portuguese girls at Libertos Lounge Club, Albufeira

Club Vida (R. Victória Nº3, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 1am to 6am.
Considered one of the most innovative nightclubs in Albufeira , Club Vida is perfect if you're looking for a place where the party never ends. The club offers music of various genres, including techno, house and hip-hop, in four different rooms: The Box, The 103, The Baby Box and The Loft.

Club Vida is a beautiful club where the lighting, interior design and waterfall give it a chic style, and hosts some of the best parties in Albufeira .

Nightlife Albufeira Club Vida
Nightlife Albufeira: Club Vida

Le Club (Portugal Avenida Sá Carneiro, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 7pm to 3am.
Previously known as Locomia, Le Club is a hotspot for Albufeira nightlife . One of the Algarve's hottest nightclubs, with a fantastic location on Santa Eulalia Beach, Le Club has everything you need for a great night out in Albufeira.

Dine in style at the restaurant, choose from an Italian-inspired menu, enjoy a cocktail in the bar area, and party into the wee hours on the dance floor. The club hosts parties and events throughout the year but is particularly lively during the summer months. Le Club attracts a more mature crowd than the clubs in old Albufeira.

Nightlife Albufeira Le Club
Nightlife Albufeira: Le Club

Matt’s Bar (R. Victória 1, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 8pm to 4am.
Open for more than 18 years on the Strip, Matt's Bar is one of the most popular bars in Albufeira , with great music, party nights, drinks, giveaways, boat parties and more. The perfect place for a hen party or a fun evening in Albufeira.

The bar is famous for hosting stag and hen parties from around the world, and for its Sunset Boat Parties which are held every Saturday from May to September. The bar plays a variety of music, including hip-hop, R'n'B and dance.

Nightlife Albufeira Matts Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Matt's Bar

Connection Bar (Av Sá Carneiro, Lt. 1B, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 9.30pm to 4am.
Connection Bar is the only real gay club in Albufeira . Order a personalized cocktail and enjoy the unforgettable welcoming atmosphere of this nightclub.

Nightlife Albufeira Connection Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Connection Bar

The bars and pubs of Albufeira

Feestcafe Bloopers (Tv. Cândido dos Reis 8, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 5pm to 4am.
One of the best places for nightlife in Albufeira is Feestcafe Bloopers. This delightful Dutch disco bar is located in the heart of the old town, and is frequented by young locals and tourists who gather here in the evenings, especially on weekends. The staff is very friendly and the prices are normal for Portuguese standards. If you are planning a pub crawl in Albufeira, this is the place.

Nightlife Albufeira Feestcafe Bloopers
Nightlife Albufeira: Feestcafe Bloopers

Piccadilly Cocktail Bar (R. Cândido dos Reis Nº 19, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 10.00 to 4.00.
Voted one of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira , Piccadilly Cocktail Bar combines delicious cocktails with a fun, lively atmosphere and great music, making it the perfect place to socialise. It has modern decor, plenty of seating inside and outside.

After dark, this English-style bar transforms into a fantastic party spot in Albufeira's nightlife .
The atmosphere is filled with a party vibe, perfect for an after dinner drink to set the mood before heading out to the nightclubs in Albufeira. Piccadilly is open Monday to Sunday and closes around 4pm.

Nightlife Albufeira Piccadilly Cocktail Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Piccadilly Cocktail Bar

Legends Bar (Av. Sá Carneiro n.47, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 9.00 to 4.00.
The number one nightclub on the Albufeira Strip is Legends Bar. This is a great bar with reasonably priced drinks and free shots on arrival. It's a popular spot for stag and hen parties, with a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and people dancing on the tables until closing time. The perfect place to start and end a night of partying in Albufeira's nightlife .

Nightlife Albufeira Legends Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Legends Bar

Wild & Co Bar (Portugal Avenida Sá Carneiro, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 11.00 to 4.00.
On Albufeira's famous Strip, Wild & Co Bar is part Saloon, part Irish bar, there's live music, table dancing, flair bartending and free-flowing drinks.

Located one floor below Wild & Co Steakhouse, the bar is a freewheeling house of fun, where you can enjoy a fabulous range of cocktails and beers, as well as DJ sessions or live music, as well as dance performances and lots of entertainment.

It offers professionally made cocktails at reasonable prices and the atmosphere and quality of the band is top notch. Perfect for a lively night out with friends, a Hen or Stag do or just a party night in Albufeira.

Nightlife Albufeira Wild and Co Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Wild & Co Bar

Blue Bell Bar (R. Miguel Bombarda 20, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 6pm to 3am.
Located in a beautiful traditional Portuguese building painted in white and blue, Blue Bell is one of the most popular bars in Albufeira's old town . The extravagant, narrow roof terrace is the perfect place to sit and enjoy delicious cocktails overlooking the church and Market Square in the Old Town. The beer is cold, the cocktails are good and cheap.

Nightlife Albufeira Blue Bell Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Blue Bell Bar

Casa Do Cerro (Jardim 1, Beco José Ramos Pimenta, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open Sunday to Thursday from 7pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm to 3am.
Climb the spiral staircase to reach the entrance of Casa do Cerro, a trendy and quirky cocktail bar. The Moroccan decor and Buddha statue create a relaxing atmosphere.

With two large bars offering plenty of space to relax, the linen draped ceiling creates a cozy and intimate atmosphere, making it one of Albufeira's most unique cocktail bars. The menu is filled with equally exotic and eclectic cocktails, while the food offers both Eastern and Western flavours.

Add to that great music, belly dancing and a fantastic shisha for a special evening. This is an essential part of Albufeira's nightlife .

Nightlife Albufeira Casa Do Cerro
Nightlife Albufeira: Casa Do Cerro

Sal Rosa (Praça Miguel Bombarda 2, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 4pm to midnight.
This terrace bar offers stunning views of the beach and ocean. The bar offers an extensive and unusual cocktail menu which is complemented by creative and unique presentations, as well as an excellent wine list. The eclectic bohemian atmosphere is relaxed with Ibiza-style music playing in the background.

Nightlife Albufeira Sal Rosa
Nightlife Albufeira: Sal Rosa

The Market (Avenida Sá Carneiro nº1 Praia da, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 6pm to 10pm.
This restaurant and wine bar offers the best produce in Albufeira, with a selection of original and signature cocktails and a dedicated wine cellar, The Market boasts top-notch staff and service to ensure an unforgettable food and wine experience , making it one of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira.

Nightlife Albufeira The Market
Nightlife Albufeira: The Market

Portas Da Villa Antiquity Bar (R. da Bateria, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 10.00 to 2.00.
Portas Da Villa is a welcoming and quirky bar, with walls and ceiling adorned with many shells both outside and inside. Hanging among the shells are a variety of tools, from axes, knives and muskets to fishing gear and typewriters, with a strange old family photo sandwiched between them.

Excellent champagnes and cocktails, plus a good selection of beers and wines. It may not be the best place to party, but this laid-back bar is worth a visit for the decor alone and is a great place for an aperitif in Albufeira .

Nightlife Albufeira Portas Da Villa Antiquity Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Portas Da Villa Antiquity Bar

Albufeira 66 (R. Victória 2, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 11.00 to 4.00.
Albufeira 66 is a little corner of America in Portugal. 80's music, NFL games, the best snacks and cheap drinks, this bar is a great option for a fun evening. Make sure you get there early for the best happy hour in Albufeira.

Nightlife Albufeira Albufeira 66
Nightlife Albufeira: Albufeira 66

33 Sports Bar (R. Alexandre Herculano 33, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 3pm to 2am.
Just off the Albufeira Strip, 33 Sports Bar is a sports bar that serves food during the day. When there are no sports competitions to watch, you can play billiards or simply relax in the lounge area, with comfortable sofas and seating.

Nightlife Albufeira 33 Sports Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: 33 Sports Bars

Sharky’s Bar (Marina de Albufeira,, Passeio do Ouro – Lote 1, Loja 5, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 12.00 to 24.00.
Sharky's is one of the most popular bars in Albufeira Marina. The outdoor lounge area is elegant and comfortable and they serve half-price cocktails from 6pm to 8pm.

Burgers, stuffed chicken salads, and toasted sandwiches are also popular. Sharky's also has live music on Wednesday nights for a great night out at the Albufeira Marina. One of Albufeira's night clubs perfect for families.

Nightlife Albufeira Sharky's Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Sharky's Bar

Sherry’s Bar (R. Alves Correia 51, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 12.00 to 4.00.
Sheery's Bar is an authentic Irish bar in Albufeira, with old photos and 80s music giving it a retro feel. The authentic Irish atmosphere attracts locals and visitors, with Guinness logo flags hanging from the beamed ceiling of this simple and welcoming bar.

This bar also offers pub food, from burgers and fries to Portuguese-inspired dishes like fish stews and soups. Find a table inside or on the outdoor terrace and unwind to the sound of old favourites.

Nightlife Albufeira Sherrys Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Sherry's Bar

Friends Bar (R. da Ladeira 21A, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 to 24.00.
Friends Bar has a reputation for being the cheapest bar in Albufeira. With a beautiful outdoor terrace, a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere, you will feel like being at the home of friends. They also have many used books that you can read while sipping on a fresh cocktail.

Nightlife Albufeira Friend's Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Friend's Bar

Devlin’s Irish Bar (Tv. Antero de Quental 36, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 12.00 to 2.00.
Hidden behind the old town, near Fisherman's Beach, this Albufeira Irish bar plays live acoustic music every night, as well as karaoke nights and on-screen football matches. They also have good beers on tap and delicious food.

Nightlife Albufeira Devlins Irish Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Devlin's Irish Bar

Sir Harrys Bar (Largo Eng. Duarte Pacheco 61, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open every day from 9.00 to 4.00.
Situated in Albufeira's old town, Sir Harry's Bar is a great place to sit and watch the world go by. This is one of the best nightlife activities in Albufeira.

It serves fresh-baked pizza, chicken burgers, and beef all night, and during the high season, there's live music most nights.

Nightlife Albufeira Sir Harrys Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Sir Harry's Bar

Chicago’s Lounge Bar (R. Alexandre Herculano 15, Albufeira)fb_icon_tiny
Open Monday to Friday from 5pm to 1am, Saturday from 12pm to 1am.
Chicago Lounge Bar is a popular bar in Albufeira. Divided into two floors, the upper level features a fun Chicago-style sports bar with private tables and cheap beer. A large pint of local beer costs just 3 euros, about half the price of other bars on the Albufeira strip.

During the high season, you can listen to great live music every night or see your favorite sports team.

Nightlife Albufeira Chicagos Lounge Bar
Nightlife Albufeira: Chicago's Lounge Bar

Map of discos, pubs and bars in Albufeira