The Strip in Albufeira
Unsurprisingly, The Strip is where you need to head for all the big and bad nightlife in Albufeira. If you want a classic night out, this area of the town will be your home away from home. Packed to the brim with bars and clubs, you might need to have a two-nighter of celebrations to cover all the group in The Strip. Always buzzing after dark, this nightlife district offers cheap booze and great atmosphere.
If you’re looking for a casual bar that’s combines a great party atmosphere with even better drinks, then take the lads over to Albufeira 66 and kick off the night with a bang. Serving up food during the day with an American-inspired menu and hosting one of the liveliest parties on the strip by night, you really don’t want to miss out on this great bar before heading to the bigger venues!
A show bar with an unbeatable atmosphere once the sun goes down, Wild & Co is a fantastic hotspot for you and the lads to enjoy some live music from the bar’s resident band with a few drinks before switching over to DJ sets after midnight, making this one of the biggest nights out that this city has to offer, with a stylish interior and a great selection of drinks and delicious cocktails too.
Known for being one of the top destinations for a wild night out, Matt’s Bar has hosted weekly themed parties in Albufeira’s vibrant strip since the early 2000s and is the perfect place to dance the night away, playing the best in house and urban music until the early hours of the morning every night of the week! With a large outdoor terrace, VIP areas, drinks deals and even a mechanical bull… there’s really not much else we need to say about this party hotspot.
Known for being the biggest and best nightclub in the city, Club Heaven Albufeira is the number one party hotspot if you and the guys are planning on spending the night dancing until the sun comes up! There’s enough room for everyone at Club Heaven, with the largest dancefloor on the South Coast, impressive lights and bumping music.
The Strip has not one, but two big nightclubs to choose from on the weekend. Split your night between both or choose a favourite and dance until dawn! Famous for its Dutch DJ summer line-ups that bring in party-goers from all over Europe, Club Vida Albufeira is a one-of-a-kind experience that you definitely don’t want to miss out on if you’re looking for exceptional DJ sets and live music ‘til the early hours of the morning.
Starting off with the best bars in Albufeira’s old town, it would only be fair to first mention one of the oldest bars in the town! Sir Harry’s Bar first opened in 1963 and is probably the most famous bar in the town. Popular with fans of live sports, music and popular amongst British ex-pats in the area, this is a great place to go to if you’re on the hunt for English beers!
Right in the heart of all the best bars in the city’s old town area, Bar Twist is a great place to kick off the night with some live music and an unbeatable party atmosphere. A bar that specialises in delicious cocktails, you and the lads can also sample some local beers here. Whether you plan to stay here until the early hours of the morning or just stop by for a few drinks before hitting the big nightclubs, it’s definitely a bar worth checking out!
A bustling bar that hosts some of the best nights when it comes to atmosphere, Classic Bar is an all-round great place to spend the start or the entirety of your evening! With great prices on drinks, a dancefloor and stylish décor inside, you and the lads can be sure that a night out here won’t be one to be forgotten.
A late night bar open every evening and afternoon until the early hours of the morning, The Shamrock Bar is the only Irish bar on the strip and is home to a wealth of live music performances as well as live sport, with three big screens showing English football, rugby, golf and more throughout the year. If you’re looking for a sports bar that
Praceta dos Aveiros (Street)
Slightly quieter, people tend to visit Praceta dos Aveiros for one venue only – Kiss Nightclub. Although it’s a little outside of the town’s centre this nightclub is all the rage especially for young tourists visiting in groups. You’ll recognise the outside of the club from the 1980’s by the huge fake bottle of Stoli attached to the side of it, and the rest is history! Inside, find a sizable dancefloor and space for live music to entertain all evening
Situated just next door, the quieter but still massively popular Zoo Bar is the place to be if you’re looking for a small yet lively bar with a great selection of drinks, a fantastic food menu and a great outdoor space to sit out and see off the day by watching the sunset with a few beers!