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Self service launderettes are not common in Portugal. Albufeira does have at least three in town itself.
Lavomatique self service - up the two sets of steps next to McDonalds.
Open every day 0800 - 2200.
This has nine washing machines of various sizes and four big dryers. Take a lot of coins with you, besides coins it does take some note denominations. One central payment machine to activate washing machines dryers and washing powder. (McDonalds is almost opposite the Brisa Sol hotel and within walking distance of Vila Galé Cerro Alagoa, Paladim, Solaqua, Real Belavista etc etc.)
Aldeia da Roupa Branca - at the Montechoro and 'strip' end of town, see below
Open daily 0800 - 2200
Six machines of various sizes, four dryers. Also offers an ironing service.
This one is located on the Avenida dos Descobrimentos, about 100 metres west of the traffic lights where the 'strip' crosses it, near the bus shelters and is among the various shops and restaurants there.
Farol de Baleeira Marine Service Centre - at the Albufeira Marina, lower level by Sharky's Bar
Opening hours and facilities unknown. They also offer a laundry service.
These are inexpensive and efficient. They are not open on Saturday afternoons, Sundays or Holidays unless listed. Many require pre-payment.
Lavandaria 5 á Sec (below the Lavomatique place above and thus one floor above McDonalds)
open 0900 - 2000 weekdays, 0900 - 1300 Saturdays.
Lavandaria Nelly, Rua Coronel Aguas, 35A. This is near the Rocamar and Belver Boavista Hotels.
Open 0900 - 1900 weekdays, 0900 - 1300 and 1500 - 1900 Saturdays
Lavandaria Cerro Grande - within the Cerro Grande Centro Comercial behind the Arte Bar. Close to 'Windmill Hill' etc.
0900 - 1300 and 1500 - 1800 weekdays, 0900 - 1300 Saturdays.
Lavandaria Ultra Seco, Caliços - this is above and behind the Ali Supermarket opposite the health centre. Close to Eden Resort and Caliços area. Opening hours unknown
Lavandaria Preto & Branco , Areias Sao Joao, Rua Alexandre Herculano No 24 This is situated just off The Strip on the street . just higher up from where the Post Office & Kilt & Kelt Bar are. Opening hours: Mon - Sat:09:00-19:00
Continente/Modelo Shopping centre, Avenida dos Descobrimentos
There is a service laundry and dry cleaners inside the Continente/Modelo shopping centre. Open every day. Within an easy walk of many major hotels eg Brisa Sol, Vila Galé Cerro Alagoa, Solaqua, Cerro Branco, Paladim, Paraiso.
Guia - new one opened. Lavandaria Gota d'Agua, Estrada da Albufeira. This is between the two roundbouts not far from the indoor market and the primary school. Open weekdays 0900 - 1300 and 1500 - 1830 also open Saturday mornings.
Vale de Parra - along the road towards Guia at the top of the hill opposite the supermarket there is Lavandaria Ricobaú. Open 0900 - 1800 weekdays.
Close to the roundabout with the cart on it, in the centre of the village, is Lavandaraia Serlave. Open 0900 - 1500 and 1600 - 1830 weekdays, 0900 - 1300 Saturdays.