The Ouratlantico Apartments offers excellent value for an outstanding hotel in Portugal’s much loved tourist spot Albufeira. Perfectly situated in peaceful Praia de Oura yet close enough to the famous Strip bustling with international restaurants, bars, clubs and cosmopolitan shops. This hotel is only a short 500m from one of Portugal’s world famous family friendly golden sandy beaches. Getting to the hotel : you can book a transfer with hotels4u.com when you book your hotel. Alternatively if you wish to book a transfer only, please visit transfers4u.com Local tips: Albufeira is steeped in history not all of it Portugese, indeed the name Albufeira is actually Arabic in origin and translates to mean “Sea Castle”, and you can see from looking around the old quarters some of the original castles’ remains – specifically near the walled part along the Rua Joaquim Pedro Samora and further down the same road you will come across 2 tiled plaques which mark the spot where 2 of the original doors to the walled city would have stood. Look around the old town and you are sure to see lots of other markers of other times and eras.