If you fancy some sun in October here is a great deal for flights from Dublin to Faro and 5 nights in a 4* hotel near Albufeira for €235 per person based on 2 people sharing. There is also an option from Cork Airport with alternative dates for €255 pp.
Albufeira is a coastal city in the southern Algarve region of Portugal. It’s a former fishing village that has become a major holiday destination, with sandy beaches and a busy nightlife strip.
The flights from Dublin are with Aer Lingus leaving on Saturday the 19th of October and returning on Thursday the 24th of October. Aer Lingus include cabin bags as standard. There is a link below to the flights, click on this to be brought to the Skyscanner website.
Dublin to Faro 19th Oct – 24th Oct €78 return
The flights from Cork are with Ryanair leaving on Tuesday the 22nd of October and returning on Sunday the 27th of October. There is a link below to the flights, click on this to be brought to the Skyscanner website. Please note as Ryanair have changed their baggage policy, I have added priority and 2 cabin bags to the overall price which brings the price of flights to €95.
Cork to Faro 22nd Oct – 27th Oct €95 including priority with 2 cabin bags
The hotel is the 4* Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel – Adults Only, which is rated a fabulous 8.9 out of 10 with guests from Booking.com. This adults only hotel is 500 metres from the Albufeira Strip and the nearest beach is 400 metres away. The rooms are modern and have a private balcony.
A double or twin room at Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel – Adults Only is available for €160 per person based on 2 people sharing. This brings the total cost for flights and 5 nights in a 4* hotel to €235 pp from Dublin or €255 pp from Cork.
There are links below to the hotel for the dates from Dublin and from Cork, click on this to be brought to the Booking.com website.
Dublin option: Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel – Adults Only 19th Oct – 24th Oct €160 pp for a 5 night stay
Cork option: Aqua Pedra Dos Bicos Design Beach Hotel – Adults Only 22nd Oct – 27th Oct €160 pp for a 5 night stay
Please note prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change.