Gay Bars & Clubs
Despite its pronounced seasonality, the Algarve has its own life.
Its true that the summer months are the preferred for evening outings in a region where tourism beach, sea and sun are the main activity, but there are bars open all the year.
July, August and September are the months that Algarve receives the greatest amount of tourists due to its fantastic beaches, including those frequented by gays.
From around the world, the region receives thousands of tourists hungry for pleasure and fun. In this time of the year is when the renowned nightlife of the Algarve reaches its peak.
The most touristic and cosmopolitan area of the Algarve, is naturally the most frequented by gays. Its why Albufeira has in recent years been recognized as the gay capital of the Algarve. Is in this city that there is a greater variety of gay bars and many other gay friendly.
The other cities where we can find other gay venues is in Vilamoura, Portimão, Faro and Tavira.
Note that most gay bars in Algarve don't get busy before 01:00, usually the best time is between 02:00 and 05:00.
Here is a selection of gay bars& clubs in the Algarve:
Gay Bars & Clubs
Espelho (Gay Friendly)
Monday to Sunday - 10:00 to 03:00 PM
Avenida Sà Carneiro 81, Albufeira
Men Faktory Club (Gay Club)
Bar moderno e cosmopolita localizado na avenida Avenida Tomás Cabreira, Edifício Casa da Praia, Loja 20, Praia da Rocha em Portimão.
O teu bar preferido para estar com amigos, beber um copo (ou mais), ouvir boa música e dançar!
2ª a 5ª feira - 22h - 02h
6ª feira e sábado - 22h - 04h
Is a modern and cosmopolitan bar located at Avenida Tomás Cabreira, Building Casa da Praia, Shop 20, Praia da Rocha in Portimão.
Your favorite bar to be with friends, have a drink (or more), listen to good music and dance!
Open from Monday till Saturday.
Monday to Thursday - 10pm - 02am
Friday and Saturday - 10pm - 04am
Loft Portimão (Gay Club)
Friday and Saturday - 23h00 to 06h00
Rua da Olivença, 5, 8500-611 Portimão
Loft is the name of the new gay club of Portimão, opened on February 8th