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Finding the Best Cocktail Bars in Albufeira

It’s hard to imagine that not so long ago, Albufeira was a small Portuguese fishing village. Today the rise in vacations to Albufeira has transformed it into one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the Algarve. One element of its charm that really shines is its cuisines and beverages that go hand-in-hand to provide an evening that is sure to satisfy your tastes buds and quench your thirst. Bars and restaurants line Albufeira’s sunny streets so if you’re spoilt for choice, here are a few of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira.

Where to look for cocktail bars in Albufeira

Away from the two-kilometre-long strip of bars, the old town of Albufeira provides a slower pace for your Portugal holiday with a nightlife of great music and a relaxed atmosphere. Bar Street is also located in the town centre providing you with a variety of high-quality cocktail bars in Albufeira that are sure to put a smile on your face.

Casa do Cerro

Take a stroll up the winding stairs that lead you to the entrance of this cool and quirky cocktail bar known as Casa do Cerro. Its Moroccan décor with a prominent theme of the Buddha that creates a chilled atmosphere. There are two large bars which provide plenty of space to lounge and the draped linen ceiling gives a cosy and intimate feel as well as making in one of the most unique cocktail bars in Albufeira. The menu offers a great selection of cocktails including house specials that the bar staff are more than happy to recommend depending on your personal preference.  

Blue Bell Bar

The Blue Bell is a corner bar housed in a beautifully traditional Portuguese building painted in white and blue. Its quirky, narrow roof terrace is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a delicious cocktail (or two) whilst enjoying views over the church. Located just off the square of the Old Town, Blue Bar is located conveniently but never gets too busy, so you are guaranteed tranquil drinking experience.

Sal Rosa

Sal Rosa is renowned for its high-quality wine and cocktail menu as well as exceptional service making your experience memorable. Thanks to the expert mixologists, each cocktail is put together to your exact preference and even takes into account what mood you are in that day to carefully craft a cocktail made just for you. The bar is located down at the beach and away from Bar Street with sea views making it one of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira.

The Market

This restaurant and wine bar focuses on providing the best products Albufeira has to offer. Supported by an original and distinctive cocktail list and an exclusive wine cellar, the menu tells a story of its ethnic influences from the North to the South of the region, transforming antiquity into modernity through a selection of crafted cocktails. The Market is proud of its top quality staff and service that equates to an unforgettable wining and dining experience, making it one of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira.  

Piccadilly Cocktail Bar

Voted as one of the best cocktail bars in Albufeira, Piccadilly Cocktail Bar combines delicious cocktails with a fun and lively atmosphere and great music making it the perfect venue for socialising with friends. The modern décor with plenty of seating options inside and outside means you are never left waiting for a table.

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