So much to see and do... or not

The Area


Balaia Golf Village is a comfortable 25 minutes by car from Faro International Airport and the gorgeous old seaside town of Albufeira is only a few minutes away.

The two nearest beaches are Santa Eulalia and Maria Luisa at only a 700 m stroll from the villa. These excellent stretches of yellow sand have their own beach bar serving barbecued fresh fish.

An information pack on the resort, best beaches and points of interest in the area and an Algarve tourist guide are available at the villa for your use. 

The sat nav coordinates for Balaia Golf Village are (N 37.09292°, W 008.20741°). Other GPS formats are (N 37° 05' 34", W 008° 12' 26") and (N 37° 05.576', W 008° 12.445'). The address is Sitio da Balaia, Apartado 917, 8200-912 Albufeira.

Kids will love Zoomarine, Aqua Show, Slide and Splash or Aqualand. Other activities are tree-top adventure park Parque Aventura at walking distance from the resort, karting, dolphin watching boat trips, sailing cruises, quad bike treks, beach horse riding and fascinating sightseeing tours.

Water sports are well catered for as you would expect from a beach resort with year round sunshine. Wind surfing, jet skiing, snorkellling and diving are all popular daytime activities. Or simply relax by swimming in the crystal clear waters.

The nightlife in Balaia can be as low key or as vibrant as you want it to be. Balaia Golf Village is 3km away from the Albufeira ‘Strip’, a nightlife oriented area with many clubs and bars. The more relaxed Old Town with Fisherman’s Beach is a beautiful example of traditional white Arabic architecture and is only 15 minutes away by car, taxi or bus. It has some superb beach front restaurants serving the freshest fish straight from the sea.

Some points of interest are the old town of Albufeira, the picturesque fishing village of Olhos d’Agua, historical Silves, Portimão known for its water sports, the mountain town of Monchique and the promontory of Sagres.

If you are a golf enthusiast, you have arrived in golf heaven. You can enjoy the on-site 9-hole golf course or venture out from this very central location in the Algarve to try some of the many other golf courses in the area.

Air Auto offers competitive car rental from Faro airport. The Faro Airport Guide provides more information on flights, car rental and airport transfers. We can also arrange airport transfers for you with Balaia Golf Village.

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