Paladim Aparthotel

  • 1Km to beach
  • 1Km to town centre
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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If you're looking for a slice of paradise, you need look no further than the Paladim Hotel in Albufeira in Portugal's Algarve. The four-star resort, just 30 kilometres from Faro ... Continue reading

If you’re looking for a slice of paradise, you need look no further than the Paladim Hotel in Albufeira in Portugal’s Algarve.

The four-star resort, just 30 kilometres from Faro International Airport, is a haven for couples or families who are looking for sun, sea and sand, or just a comfortable sun-bed next to the swimming pool.

With its stunning sun terrance, outdoor pool and games room, the Paladim is perfect for families. There are 46 one-bedroom apartments which can sleep up to four people thanks to pull-out and sofa beds, and for couples there are 17 chic twin-bed studio apartments.

All rooms come with satellite TV. The kitchens are complete with microwave, fridge and an electric ring hob, and the bathrooms are fitted with both baths and showers. Each room has access to a private balcony with views across the pool or the avenue to the front of the hotel. There is also free WiFi available throughout the public spaces in the hotel.

Located just one kilometre from both the picturesque Old Town, and the same distance from the Paria do Inatel beach, the Paladim’s central location also offers access to the vibrant Strip, home to dozens of bars, cafes and restaurants. For golf aficionados, the nearby town of Acoteias features two golf courses.

Whether you are looking to lounge by the pool, or explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town; shop at the nearby malls, or, if you prefer, stroll leisurely along the stunning beaches. The Paladim Hotel offers unrivalled access to the treasures of the Algarve.

With 24-hour reception, the Paladim Hotel is the perfect destination for holidaymakers who want to dictate the pace of their own holiday - book with today to guarantee your place at this luxurious destination.


  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Other facilities

  • Outdoor pool* Terrace


  • Free WiFi in public areas


Room facilities

The Paladim Hotel features 17 studios that can accommodate up to 2 people and 46 one bedroom apartments for up to 4 people. All units have a living area with sofa bed and pull out bed, kitchen equipped with microwave, electrical rings, toaster, fridge, Satellite TV, bathroom with bath and shower, and a balcony with avenue or pool views. All 1-Bedroom apartments have twin beds in the room.

Other Information

Albufeira's attractive old village with its traditional low fisherman's cottages, churches and narrow cobbled streets is definitely worth a visit!

24 hour reception, hairdresser, sport facilities and commercial centres in the surrounding area.

Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Paladim Aparthotel in Albufeira easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Paladim Aparthotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

A busy trading port in ancient times, Albufeira declined into a poor fishing town in the 18th century, having been swamped by tidal waves and burnt out by civil war. But since the 1960s the tide has turned again and this central Algarve enclave is once more awash with prosperity, thanks to a tourist boom.

Albufeira, Portugal's most popular holiday resort, has been described as a stretch of 'holiday-land suburbia', spreading from the old town both east and west along the coast, its sandy coves and golden beaches drawing an assorted crowd from retired couples to wild teens, and plenty of families with young children. Satellite resort developments provide every imaginable type and grade of accommodation.

Everyone finds something to enjoy in this sprawling, low-rise holiday destination, which retains its old world charm in narrow alleyways behind the new hip and happening "Strip". The Strip, to the east of town, runs from the Montechoro Hotel down to the Praia da Oura, lined with dozens of cafés, restaurants and bars that keep pumping from breakfast time to the small hours. On the long stretch of beach below Albufeira's central square, accessed through a tunnel, craggy fishermen mend their nets, unperturbed by the languishing topless sunbathers around them.

While the chief holiday attraction of Albufeira is its 23 or so enchanting beaches, most protected by ochre-tinted cliffs, there are some interesting sightseeing possibilities too, like the new Virtual Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Art Gallery and a small museum showcasing Ming ceramics. Those who venture inland will find a tranquil green countryside to explore, redolent with almond, fig, orange and pine trees, where little villages stand timelessly in the sun.

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While on holiday in Albufeira, relaxing on the golden beaches and in the warm, clear water is enough to content most vacationers, with about 23 beaches (some with Blue Flag status) in the area along a 19-mile (30km) stretch of coastline. Watersports of all sorts are on offer at the main beaches, from sailing and windsurfing to jet skiing. Golfers can try out the neat nine-hole Pine Cliffs course about three miles (5km) east of Albufeira at the Sheraton Algarve.

Those with children will spend fun times at Zoo Marine in Guia, just a few miles away, with water slides, swimming pools, dolphin shows and an aquarium. Just wandering around the intriguing old town centre is a pleasant way to pass a day. Look out for interesting local landmarks like the Clock Tower at Rua Bernardino de Sousa, and the 18th century Parish Church on the Rua da Igreja Nova, built on the site of an earlier one that collapsed in the earthquake of 1755.

One of the few buildings that survived that quake is the Old Inn on Rua Henrique Calado. Also fascinating is the Xorino Cave, which served as shelter for fugitive Moors during the Christian conquest of the town in ancient times. There is also an archaeological museum in Albufeira and several art galleries worth visiting while on holiday.


Like everywhere in Portugal, seafood is the speciality of the house in most of the dozens of restaurants in and around Albufeira. The catch of the day is guaranteed to be fresh in this traditional fishing town, particularly in the eateries clustered at Fisherman's Beach, below the main town square. Specialities to seek out are sardines, flounder and bass, lobster and prawns. A true local dish is Caldeirada, a stew made up of several types of fish, cooked up with potatoes, peppers and parsley. Steamed clams, cuttlefish cooked in their ink and octopus salad are other indigenous culinary adventures. The local wine is a worthy accompaniment. Some recommended restaurants in Albufeira are Dom Carlos at the top of Old Town, popular steakhouse Restaurante Cerro Grande, fun and vibey Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro, or The English Kitchen for traditional British food.


After a day in the sun most holidaymakers enjoy sipping a drink at one of Albufeira's many outdoor cafés, watching the world go by, before adjourning to one of the lively bars that surround the town square or line The Strip. Bars keep hopping until three or four in the morning, but those who want to dance the night away can keep going until sunrise at one of the nightclubs or discotheques that are ten a penny in the town. Some of the more popular clubs and bars are Capitulo V, Kiss and Sir Harry's.


From seafront kiosks full of fun-in-the-sun odds and ends to a full on shopping mall experience, Albufeira can keep most shoppers reaching for their wallets with a tantalising array of merchandise. The town's main shopping plaza is the Modelo Centre in Rua de Municipio, north of downtown. Not far away is the lively Algarve Shopping Complex in Guia, where brand name shoes and clothes are on offer in a high street mall type complex, along with restaurants, an English-language cinema and bowling alley. Those seeking genuine local souvenirs should look out for mats made from rush or cornhusks in the villages of Almeijoafras and Monte Novo, woven baskets, woodcarvings and some glazed terracotta ceramics. These are to be found in numerous independent shops in the town centre as well as local markets.


During the height of summer Albufeira is a favoured holiday destination for young singles, and it can become a bit rowdy at night.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)

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We will need ti check this wth the accommodation provider if you can advise of the dates please

Added 3 months, 1 week ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, team member

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Hello henry
Many governments of tourism resorts are now asking hoteliers to pay a tourism tax it is at the discretion of the hotel to take it from you as some include it in their hotel fees
I cannot see any fees showing but again this is at the discretion of the hotel not ourselves

Regards zara

Added 3 months, 2 weeks ago.

By Zara.Drant, team member

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