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Family Holiday Villa in the heart of the Algarve

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

This older style property is in a central location, in a residential area close to the popular Praia d'Oura and centre of Areias de Sao Joao. Praia d'Oura is approximately two miles East of Albufeira. It is within walking distance of the beach, restaurants and shops and is an excellent choice for families with young children or teenagers.

The house has been completely refurbished to a high standard and it's newly decorated. The accomodation is divided into two areas.

First floor: Living/dining room/open kitchen, 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms, 2 shower rooms.

Ground floor: Living room/Kitchenette( not for cooking, light meals only), 1 double bedroom en-suite, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 bathroom. This is not available for groups of 6 or less people.

Enclosed garden with swimming pool, barbeque, poolside shower and wc.

If you would like to rent a Motorcycle there is a place near by called VESPA RENT where you can do this or look them up on www.vesparent.com

Transfers: We have a regular driver who does the transfer to and from Airport for us as he knows the house and is reasonable, a minibus for 8 is € 60 and a taxi for 4 €45 one way only. You might find it cheaper but they don't drop you outside the house but at certain local points.

Praia Da Oura is famous for the 'strip', a long avenue with a wide selection of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. This makes Praia Da Oura suitable for all types of holidays, whether you are looking for a peaceful break on a golden beach or nightclubs till dawn!

There is a good selection of golf courses within a short drive and water slide parks and a zoo marine for the children.

Please look at our new virtual tour: http://www.casamalindi.360hdtours.co.uk/

More Details

Ana Maria
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself and a group of friends stayed at Casa Malindi in May and had a fantastic holiday. The Villa was well maintained, beautifully decorated throughout. The Kitchen area is well stocked and brilliantly equipped for a large group of 12. The Pool area was gorgeous, with plenty sunny spots and shady areas for the non sunworshippers of the group. The BBQ area and outside table provided plenty space and seating for us, with a little area as our private dancefloor. Fantastically situtated, on a quiet back street but only a short walk away from the bustling 'Strip'. The Owner and her staff, incuding the pool mainatinence and the cleaner, were very helpful and answered our emails and queries without hesitation. We will be definitely returing to this Villa. Members of our group have even commented on how much they would like to bring their own families for a holiday. A big thanks to all involved, especially with your help in arranging our transfers to and from the airport. A lovely Villa, you will not be disappointed.
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Areias de São João in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One shower roon en-suite
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is beds for 12 people. We can also accomodate a 13/14 person on a sofa-bed in downstairs lounge at an extra cost of €100 per person and we can supply cots at an extra cost €25.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The pool is 10m x 5m being on the shallow end 1m and deep end 2.5m. The maid comes 3 times a week.


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Family Holiday Villa in the heart of the Algarve
average rating of 4.969697 based on 67 reviews

Wonderful Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from our holiday in Casa Malindi and had a fabulous time, our second visit in 3 years. The upkeep of the Villa is still of a high standard whilst the kitchen area has all the amenities you will require to make some lovely meals if you choose. Since our previous visit there is a welcome addition of a table tennis table by the pool which provided good entertainment to 3 generations of family members.

The pool and outside space really complements the villa and was very welcome on hot days! Location is excellent in a quiet area considering the growth in popularity of the Strip over the last few years and we look forward to returning in August 2018.

The Leigh Family

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, Thank you for your kind words, it's a pleasure having your family staying in our house for the second time. I like the fact that you look after the house and treat it as if it was your own, always a winning combination for both parts. Looking forward to see you next year. Kind regards, Ana and the team
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Close to the beach and the Strip

  • 4 of 5

We ( 3 generations) enjoyed our stay in this very nice villa. Plenty of space for 12 persons and everything in the house was up to the standard we expected from the pictures. Only 10 minutes walk to a very nice beach, and just around the corner for the Strip with a lot of bars and restaurants. The Strip is not for children at night hour, but we enjoyed it during the day. A small tourist train had its stop placed only 3 minutes walk from the villa, so it was very easy to get to the old town and habour of Albuferia. The caves and dolphines are for sure worth to go see.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was fantastic . We went with 3young children a baby toddler and 6 year old . The villa was perfect . Close to all the bars and restaurants but tucked away so you can't here on a night .

The cleaner was lovely and came every other day putting on fresh bedding towels. The pool guy came every couple of days too .

The villa had everything you needed especially with 3small children !!! And there was plenty of information about the villa taxis and the local area in the folder provided. The lady that came and met us when we arrived showed us everything we needed to know. The villa is very secure to so felt safe inside and when leaving it empty .

I would say it is located half way down the strip so not too far to walk to the beach just back up a steep hill for a short time. The tourist train is 2mims away which takes you to the old town .

Great holiday thank you

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Villa in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Arrived 1st June and villa was all ready for us. Plenty of room in each bedroom. Kitchen was nice and clean and there was even the beer chilling in the fridge that we had requested. Pool is superb, a bit cold when first in but very refreshing after that. Close to bars, restaurants and shops and just a short taxi ride to the old town for even more bars restaurants and shops. Its the 2nd year running we have been here and am hoping to make it a hat trick next year.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Stuart, Thank you for your review, it will be a pleasure to have you again, looking forward to hear from you. Kind regards, Ana and the team
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Spacious, clean villa with all facilities you need

  • 5 of 5

Our group thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Malindi, our second visit in 2 years. The pool and outside space really complements the villa and was very welcome on hot days!

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stefan, It's always a pleasure to have you back, thank you for your review. Ana and the team
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Great for family group. Near restaurants and beach

  • 5 of 5

Layout of villa was perfect for myself and family.

The upper floor bedrooms suited one son, wife and 3 children with 2 shower rooms. Lower floor accommodated myself, other son, wife and 2 children with 1 ensuite and 1 bathroom.

The pool was good size(although pretty cold} but the children loved it.

Beach. restaurants and shops within a few minutes walk.

We also had perfect weather so all family enjoyed break.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
At the Strip
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Pine Cliffs
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
At the Strip
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Praia da Oura

As a result of the tide of turism this once upon a time fishing village has expanded into a major holiday resort with plentiful collection of bars, restaurants and clubs. There is a good selection of Beaches and theme parks.

Diving, golf, horse riding, paragliding, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, bowling, water parks.

Golf: There are 2 golf courses near by. Pine Cliffs and Vilamoura.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Areias de São João, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
12 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 18 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Apr 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
24 May 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Jul 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £706.07

If you are a group of 6 people or less please ask for the reduced rates as you are only using the main house.
Add €200 for extra person sleeping on sofa-bed or extra beds. Air-condition/ heating is €170 per week if you wish to have it and we can supply extra beds for €30, extra cot €25.
Bookings are normally on a Thursday to Thursday basis from 16.00pm, but out of season, and when possible we can be flexible.

30% to secure your dates, 70% balance 8 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.