Algarve Stag and Hen Weekends.

Algarve Beach

The Algarve in southern Portugal has wonderful sandy beaches, delicious food, great weather and lively nightlife in the main tourist areas of Albufeira and Vilamoura making it the ideal place for fun n sun loving groups celebrating a stag night or hen party.

Albufeira and Vilamoura's main attractions are the beaches but there is lots more to do when you get bored of lying in the sun and drinking beer.
Take a look at the activities listed below that are available in the area as well as spending time exploring some local fishing villages that string along the coastline where you can stop off for a cold beer or a glass of chilled portuguese vinho.

The Strip and Albufeira old town is buzzing at night. The strip is lined with 100's of late night bars, cocktail bars, Irish bars, pubs, restaurants, nightclubs, sports bars, dance clubs and every other type of venue you can wish for. Zoo, Pacha, Garage, Sultan bar, La Bamba and Kiss nightclub are some of the most popular nightspots.

Make sure you try some Aguardente de Medronhos. This strong traditional spirit is a like a fruit brandy and "agua ardente" is portuguese for burning water so you know what to expect. It is supposed to be good for a hangover and a small shot with breakfast will get you ready to face the day.

Portuguese is the official language of Portugal but English is widely spoken in the main tourist areas.
The Euro is the official currency of Portugal.

Take a look at the Portugal section on the website for up to date information and advice on the area. FCO Portugal

Know before you go

Take time to understand the local laws and customs in Portugal and don't forget to take out comprehensive travel insurance before you travel.

Albufeira Nightlife:

Albufeira is the liveliest area on the Algarve and is the place to visit on a stag or hen weekend. Here are a few nightlife suggestions and ideas of things to do on the evening.

Algarve's nightlife
  • Beach Parties.
  • Pubs and Bars.
  • Restaurants.
  • Dance Shows.
  • Portuguese Show.
  • Comedy Shows.
  • Nightclubs.
  • Casinos.
  • Lap Dancing Clubs.

Day Activities available in Algarve:

When you need of a break from all that partying make sure you take part in an activity or two. So why not leave the beach and head off on one of the many activities the Algarve has to offer. Here are a few exciting ideas.

Surfing Algarve
  • Golf.
  • Shark fishing
  • Surfing.
  • Waterparks.
  • Spa Day.
  • Karting.
  • Dolphin Spotting.
  • Paintball.
  • Speedboat Trips.
  • Wakebpoarding.
  • Waterskiing.
  • Quad Biking.
  • Banana boats.
  • Parasailing.
  • Ringo's.
  • Shooting.
  • Off Road Driving.

Algarve Stag Weekends:

Stag do Albufeira

So you are thinking of heading to the Algarve for that last weekend of celebration and you want to know what there is for a group of lads on a stag do. There is the fantastic coastline with some of the longest and best beaches, magnificent nightlife and the list of activities is as long as the coastline. The Algarve is well known as a beach destination so you want to make sure you pack your mankini or at least a pair of shorts and the beach is not just for lazing about as there is a feast of watersports from wakeboarding to ringos as well as shark fishing which is very popular. Golf is the main reason lots of people head for the region and it's easy to see why with over 30 golf courses. "What about nightlife?" I hear you ask. Well Montechoro is bursting with nightlife along Albufeira’s famous Strip and if you're looking to pull an all-nighter head to Kiss Club which is open until 6am.

Algarve Hen Weekends:

Vilamoura Beach

Albufeira and Vilamoura are Portuguese resorts famous for being a top short break destination with cliff formations and wonderful beaches that are kept very clean. With year round sunshine, breathtaking views and fantastic nightlife it really is the perfect place for a hen weekend in the sun. What to do in the day? Hit the beach, relax at one of the luxury hotel spas, navigate dirt tracks with an open top jeep safari or take part in one of the other activities like a dance class. The area is full of small shops and market stalls where you can browse locally-made crafts, gifts and jewellery or if you fancy getting wet and wild there are several water parks in Algarve, including Aqualand, Slide and Splash or Zoomarine. So with buzzing nightlife, lots of fun thngs to do and great weather. What's stopping you?

It takes about 3 hours to fly to the Algarve from London Heathrow.

Vilamoura is located just 20 minutes from Faro airport.

Albufeira is located 40 minutes from Faro airport.

Flights to the Algarve are available from around the UK to Faro Airport is located in central Algarve.

You can find flights to Algarve on Google flights

Google map of Algarve:

What you said about the Algarve

"I loved relaxing on the beach in the day and clubbin at night".

"What a beautiful place. The Algarve is so laid back and friendly".

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