Albufeira is considered the best choice for a relaxing holiday by the Independent Newspaper
According to the Independent newspaper (Irish origin), the beach of Albufeira is the best for a "relaxing holiday". The newspaper says that the area is the "pearl of the Algarve".
The author of the article believes that Portugal is full of "magnificent castles, cathedrals and museums" and elected Albufeira as the best place for a beach holiday, as it combines the typical atmosphere of a fishing village with tourist attractions such as resorts and restaurants by the marina.
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