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Villa 15 «cozy» with private pool, in Albufeira, Oura beach; Areias S. João - Villa 81, very 'cozy', in a fantastic location Oura and Areias S. João



Updated: 24-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


Villa 81, very 'cozy', in a fantastic location Oura and Areias S. João

The Villa 81, “cozy” and comfortably traditionally styled villas is in an excellent location for enjoying all the facilities in the resort of Aldeia Turística Areias S.João, Praia da Oura, in the heart of Albufeira and just a short walk from the famous and busy ‘Strip’ . The ‘Strip’ area offers a vibrant night-life, lot of bars, international restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, supermarkets, shops, taxi, public and touristic transports. The lovely sandy beaches of Praia da Oura and Forte S. João are approx 10 minutes walk. The villa has complete rebuild and full refurbishment and all furniture. The living area is all open plan with seating area and satellite television, a fully equipped kitchen with oven and hob, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, cloth washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and kettle with a large dining table and chairs.

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Villas 2,15 and 81, Albufeira

Villas 2, 15 and 81 (Ask us for the photo album of our villas) are traditional in style, "cozy" and comfortable, are a great location to enjoy all the conditions and facilities area of Areias de S. João in the heart of Albufeira and where is located the Village tourist along the Oura beach and next to the well-known and busy "strip" which offers a vibrant nightlife with bars, traditional and international restaurants, cafes, clubs disco, supermarkets, shops, taxi and tourist and public transport. It is also five minutes’ walk from the bus stops of the main attractions and distractions that may have in the Algarve, such as: Turistic Train, Zoomarine, Aqualand, Aquashow, Sightseeing Albufeira, etc.

The villas were completely rebuilt and redecorated since its acquisition and the owners are keen to continue to maintain a high standard of quality which is one of our differentiated offerings. They are very similar in their lay out as part of an urban set developed for tourism, for years, according to a criterion of simplicity and functionality. They have a fantastic location and are close to all the necessities for your family or your group of friends on vacation, it is not necessary car. Are a few minutes’ walk from the entertainment and leisure venues and the beaches of Oura and Forte. The center of the old town is a few minutes’ walk including through the beach of Forte, which is recommended. Albufeira, is in the middle of the Algarve and close to many places and towns worth checking out. It is served by rail so you can use this medium for visits. Faro airport is only 35 Km.

In all the villas open-plan room with seating area with armchairs and satellite TV (Astra) or cable and a Wi-Fi service quality; kitchen in the villas 2 to 15 and kitchenette in the villa 81 are fully equipped including with oven, hob, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle and other equipment; the dining room includes a table and chairs for the capacity of each villa. A wide sliding door makes communication with the covered terrace with full view of the pool with table and chairs, perfect place to be during the day and a dinner "Al Fresco". The rooms, all overlooking the pool and bathrooms in sufficient numbers are those listed in each of the villas and all have rooms with double beds and en suite and bedrooms with twin beds. In front of the living and bedrooms room appears the pool with nice terrace and flower beds where they grow fantastic "Sterlitzia nicolai", have a barbecue, seating areas and ping pong table and a generous sized pool lined with beds and parasols for a perfect relaxation.

We provide a complete cleaning service and detailed prior to your arrival and a change of towels mid stay. If the time is fifteen or more days per week we provide a thorough cleaning. We can arrange additional cleaning service if required for additional price. To survey requests sent a link to photo album display of the villas but if you do not get in our response kindly requested to ask us your submission. As a rule we, the owners, we received our guests which is always a plus and great pleasure for us. In order to facilitate the arrival and movement of our guests we can inform the transfer service from Faro airport which usually performs these services for our villas.

Better than the owners say is what our guests write about our villas and your stay:

"First of all, i would like to say the service we got from Alfredo and Helena (the owners) was the best, from first booking to our return home, nothing was too much trouble. Thank you. Now on to the villa, well what can i say. The villa is well equipped for all your needs, spacious kitchen with all you need for self-catering. Comfortable living area and nice dining area. There is a nice light bedrooms, Which are very spacious and Also Have Their Own bathroom, Which is very nice. Air conditioning and Wi-Fi Which was an added bonus. Now on to the outside. VERY nice Also, you get the sun all around the villa When it comes up, with plenty of sun loungers, with outside dinning and BBQ. the and not forgetting the beautiful pool. The villa is in an ideal location to it is in a quiet area but only 5 minutes' walk from the strip and big supermarket and about 20 minutes to the old town. I would highly recommend this villa, and Thank you again to Alfredo and Helena »

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

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The security deposit may be requested at the entrance to the villa of £ / € 300 for the guest must account this possibility. The amount will be refunded at the end of the stay. For guests under the age of 18 years the amount will be higher
Long terms rental in Winter and Follow. Ask to the owners

Our Villa 81 have a National Local Housing nº 9014AL (Alojamento Local)

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)


Spacious and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious with good facilities however using the villa in February meant keeping the heating on all the time due to the open plan design. I would suggest some form of door between the living area and hallway. The BBQ was inaccessible due to plants and I would have preferred the pool to be heated. These suggestions are not complaints as overall we enjoyed a pleasant, comfortable stay and the owners were extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fabulous week holiday at Villa 81. I have to agree with all the previous positive comments. We also arranged a transfer through Jorge as suggested by Helena on arrival Alfredo was there to welcome us. The interior of the villa was lovely, and more spacious than we were expecting plenty of room for all of us. With it being August it was very hot and the air conditioning worked very well to keep us cool, my husband was very impressed with the electric shutters ensuring the morning sun was blocked out. The kitchen has everything you need including a pannini toaster which was perfect for lunch. We discovered lots of games in the cupboard for our kids - like Connect 4 - which was a nice little extra we didn't expect. All the useful information we needed was listed for us Alfredo & Helena have paid a lot of attention to detail and thought of everything. Lots of room around the pool area, we had guests a couple of days and there was still room for all of us to relax. The villa is literally less than 5 min walk to the strip however we never had any issues with noise in the evening. Lots of lovely restaurant's to choose from although a lively resort, there are still lots of family places and everyone mixed and I felt comfortable out with my two young children. Cannot fault this villa we did not want to leave and felt like home for us. We will be returning and want to thank Helena & Alfredo for making us feel so welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Agree with previous comments. We came on recommendations read on here and we weren't dissaponted. This beats a hotel by far on location, facilities, amenities and friendliness, very quiet, I just wish I owned it.

The airport transfers recommend by Helena were even efficient and cheap for a party of 6, even though we struggled to collect a pushchair at baggage. This villa has everything you could want or need at home the air con is a big plus as the wifi with the kids, games table tennis etc we were reluctant to leave, would definitely come back

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The fantastic Villa 81

  • 5 of 5

Well what a lovely place and villa. We arrived on 5th May and we were picked up by Friendly Jorge at the airport and dropped at villa. Alfredo was at the villa to give us a fantastic welcome, he made us feel as if we were in our own home, I wish it was. Helina sorted every arrangement I requested from a last minute cot and baby car seat and additional guests with us. The villa was amazing it had everything I wished for. The pool area furniture, table tennis, bq, dining area and pool were top class. Internally air con, wi fi , rooms were top drawer. I have been to Alburfeira the last few years, the weather has been better but nothing has bettered the friendliness of the owners and top class accommodation. Even the night before we were leaving Helina and Alfredo tried to see us and did manage after two visits to say goodbye to our family. What a lovely touch. I will definitely return next year for a couple of visits. I must thank you once again for an amazing stay and top class stay in your home. See you soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In fact it is a great fortune to get to know and get in our villa, James and his family. We hope to review them more often
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well equipped villa with great outdoor space

  • 5 of 5

This is a clean, secure, bright and well equipped villa with good pool and outdoor space and outdoor furniture/ sunbeds. Great rattan sofas with cushions outside- lovely for sitting out as the sun goes down👍 Good double shower in main bathroom and electric shutters in bedrooms a real bonus - let's light in at touch of button. Good quiet air con throughout. Helena and Alfredo are a welcoming and friendly couple who ensure the property is well maintained and are happy to advise and guide on anything. Location is close to strip (5mins) and near a Pingo Doce supermarket. The walk to the Old Town is about 25 mins- to be fair, I'm not fit so would be less for others! We were worried that taxis back from Old Town in the evening mightn't find the villa as it is in a quiet residential location but had no difficulty with this at all - were left right at the door every nite. Fare ranged from 6/7 euro. We have stayed in several villas previously and many also had good facilities but were often dark inside because the shutters were more hassle than enough to work - Villa 81 is not like that at all. All in all, we had a lovely time at this Villa and I would recommend it for smaller groups. We hope to be back next year. Well done to the owners - they have put a lot of thought into this villa and it shows.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was with great pleasure that we receive Monina and Seamus O 'Prey in our villa and we like to know who spent a pleasant day in our Algarve and hope one day we can revisit us. We also thank the kind words about your opinion of your stay with us
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  • 5 of 5

After a lot of research to find the right property we selected 'villa 81' owned by Helena and Alfredo and as soon as we arrived it felt perfect. It is a very well equipped clean modern villa tucked away in a quiet spot very close to the main strip of praia de oura. I am disabled and unable to walk and apart from 1 small step from the patio on to the fully tiled pool/sunbathing area the villa is flat, making life as easy as possible for me and my family. There is a walk-in shower which I was able to access reasonably easily and I hired a wheeled shower chair/commode from Algarve mobility as well as a scooter to make everything accessible. For any disabled person staying in the resort I would recommend a scooter as the paths and some of the roads are cobble stone and therefore more difficult for wheelchairs. We arranged transfers with Helena and Alfredo's help which went without a problem. As said by other reviewers Helena and Alfredo are a lovely couple. We managed to lock ourselves out one night but after a phone call within 5 minutes Alfredo was there to let us back in! The villa was cleaned twice during our stay and towels and bedding changed. Helena greeted us with the keys on arrival and when she had left we found she had left essentials in the fridge, water etc and there were even strawberries, my grandson's favourite, a lovely touch! When we return to the Algarve we will definitely come back to this villa, we hope it will be available. Thanks again Helena and Alfredo. Angela Mick and family

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Oura Strip at 200 Metres Nearest Golf : Salgados at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Albufeira-Ferreiras at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Oura Strip at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Oura at 300 Metres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Albufeira are the best city in Algarve to do holidays. We have the best beaches and night areas from all the Algarve.


Time walk to Oura and Forte beaches,10/15 minutes


Airlines: Easy Jet, Airlingus, Ryanair.

From the airport take the 125 road towards Albufeira. Turn left at the traffic lights of Montechoro/Ferreiras/Albufeira. Just follow the signs to Praia da Oura.

Faro International Airport: 35 Km

Train Station (Albufeira/Ferreiras):5km


Old/centre Albufeira : 250 m/walk 15/25 minutes


Marina :


Water slides park:

Centro commercial Albufeira (mool)

Algarve shoping (mool)

Further Details:

There are almost all kinds of outdoor sports and leisure activities in the Algarve from water slide parks, horse riding, balls, tennis, squash and many others. Also, Central Algarve is a golfers paradise with more then a dozen courses to choose from within 5 to 30 minutes driving distance from Albufeira.


Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • town
  • village

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 125 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, wc Bathroom with bath/shower over, bidet Separate wc


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 bedroom with double bed, 1 with 2 single beds and 1 bedroom with 3 single beds


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: The patio has a nice barbecue and sun beds ,table and chairs surrounding the private pool. There is a ping pong table and other table games. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are include The towels are changed once a week For stays more than 7 days, maid service included: clean and change of towels and linen

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