Top 10 budget hotels in the Algarve
You don’t need a large savings account to have a fantastic holiday in the Algarve. If you don’t like to spend lot of money on holiday, then you have come to the right place. Below you can find the top 10 budget hotels in the Algarve, which we recommend for all travelers on a budget. These hotels provide a great value for money: they have a good service, location and atmosphere, while still being not expensive at all.
1. Loulé Jardim Hotel (Loulé)
A first class holiday for an economy price is what you get at the Loulé Jardim Hotel. Relax at the rooftop pool with sun terrace or the cozy lounge with fireplace in the winter. In the mornings you enjoy an excellent breakfast at the beautiful hotel garden. Located in Loulé, where you can appreciate the historic castle, the narrow streets and the outstanding gastronomy. In addition: in August, everyone in the Algarve comes to Loulé to celebrate the White Party.
2. Casinha D’Avó Guesthouse (Lagos)
Lagos is one of the best holiday destinations in the Algarve, as the lively town is surrounded by breathtaking beaches and the iconic cliffs of Ponta da Piedade. Even if you are on a budget, you can experience a wonderful holiday here by staying in Casinha D’Avó Guesthouse. The guest house is bright, cozy and beautifully decorated. The name actually translates to Grandma’s little house. Guests have access to a shared kitchen that is always stocked with fresh fruit and bread. The guest house is centrally located, within a short walking distance from the town centre and the beaches of Lagos. Guests feel very welcome and are especially positive about the host Mariana.
3. Alfagar Cerro Malpique (Albufeira)
Alfagar Cerro Malipique offers spacious apartments in the heart of Albufeira. All the apartments have panoramic views of Albufeira and the sea. It is in 8 minutes of walking distance from the beach, but guests can also relax at the outdoor swimming pool. There are several big supermarkets nearby, which is ideal as the self-catering units include kitchenettes, so you can cook up your own meals.
4. Casa dos Batalim (Monchique)
Planning to go on holiday in the breathtaking mountains of the Algarve? Then stay in Casa dos Batalim in Monchique. Even compared to other budget hotels in the Algarve, this one provides excellent value for money. This lovely red painted family house offers clean and comfortable rooms with hardwood floors. You have the option of booking a room with a private bathroom or shared bathroom and there is a room with a balcony. Guests can make use of the fully equipped kitchen, lounge area and sit by the cozy fireplace. It is the ideal budget option for exploring the Monchique mountains and the thermal spa of Caldas de Monchique.
5. Formosa Guest House (Tavira)
Formosa Guest House is ideally located in the historic center of Tavira, next to the Roman Bridge. The bright, spacious and beautifully decorated rooms have balconies overlooking the Gilão river. It is the perfect base for your holiday in the Venice of the Algarve. Many people classify Tavira as one of the most beautiful towns in the Algarve.
6. GuestMar (Olhão)
The Algarve has a lot more to offer than popular beach town holiday resorts. For an inspired, one of a kind holiday we recommend you stay in GuestMar in the heart of Olhão. This is one of the best budget hotels of the Algarve. We feel this little haven of peace will spark joy, set your mind at ease and help you get your creative juices flowing. GuestMar has transformed a 19th century building into a gorgeous guest house with 8 rooms, a private library and terrace, offering views of the city and the Ria Formosa natural park. It is the perfect base to explore the beautiful islands of Armona, Culatra, Deserta and the Ria Formosa.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. The rooms are small, but light and bright. They have everything you need: a good bed and a private bathroom. Guests love the shared kitchen where a daily breakfast with fresh regional products is being served. Come to this special place to read, to write and to fall in love with life.
7. Clube Praia Mar Apartamentos Turísticos (Portimão)
Clube Praia Mar offers basic but spot clean apartments, with charming views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is located in the beautiful and popular Praia da Rocha. The beach is within 250 metres of walking distance, but guests can also choose to sunbath at the lagoon-style outdoor pool or the large indoor pool in the winter.
8. Hotel Parque das Laranjeiras (Vilamoura)
Vilamoura is one of the most sophisticated destinations of the Algarve, with an exclusive marina that is surrounded by glamorous hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, golf courses and a casino. If you love to have a holiday in this part of the Algarve but don’t want to break the bank, then stay in the 3 star Hotel Parque das Laranjeiras. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with tile floors that are tastefully decorated. All rooms include a balcony with beautiful views over the surrounding landscape and they have air-conditioning. Guests can make use of the 2 outdoor pools and especially value the great breakfast.
9. Hotel Santa Eulália Praia (Albufeira)
Praia de Santa Eulália is considered to be one of the best beaches around Albufeira, as it stands out because of its green environment with amazing pine gardens. You can find a great budget hotel at only 400 metres of walking distance from Santa Eulália Beach. The 3 star hotel shares the same name as the beach and offers clean rooms with panoramic views from the balcony. Guests love the friendly staff, the comfortable beds and the pool area. The hotel serves breakfast that you may enjoy outdoors. Close to the property you will find various restaurants that serve local and international cuisine.
10. Sunlight House (Faro)
This beautiful bed & breakfast is located right in the heart of Faro. At Sunlight House, a romantic atmosphere is presented in all the details. You will most definitely fall in love with the shared lounge and terrace, overlooking the sea and the old town.