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Villa Animado, Praia D’Oura, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Animado

Praia D’Oura, Algarve

Villa Summary

Villa Animado is a spacious 6 bedroom property in a great location close to the Praia D'Oura Strip with a whole host of bars, shops and restaurants. The resorts golden beach is just over a mile away. Back at the villa there's a large private pool, as well as a lounge, dining area and kitchen facilities on both floors making it ideal for larger groups or families holidaying together. WiFi, pool heating and air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 3 to 13
  • Beach 1 ½ mile
  • Heated Pool
    33 x 17 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Not Required Information
Large families and groups
Centrally located villas
Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper There is plenty of space both inside and out, plus you're close to all that the Praia D'Oura Strip offers. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The large private swimming pool is surrounded by ample space for soaking up the sunshine, as well as mature hedges, plus a lawned garden to one side. The dining tables and chairs are complemented by the brick BBQ - all you need for outdoor living in true Portuguese style.


The entrance door opens into an L-shaped hallway, and to the side are 3 steps leading into a comfortable open plan living area.

Living space and kitchens

The ground floor dining room has a feature corner fireplace and doors opening out to the terrace and pool. Off the dining room is a small fitted kitchen with granite topped units. On this level, off the twin bedroom, there is also an open plan lounge/dining area with patio doors opening out to the covered terrace overlooking the pool. Adjacent there is another small fitted kitchen.

Upstairs is the second lounge with 2 sofas and patio doors opening onto a balcony, which overlooks the pool and gardens. Adjacent is a kitchen which has a washing machine.

Bedroom and bathrooms

On the ground floor there's 1 double and 2 twin bedrooms. They all share a separate bathroom and 2 shower rooms. The first floor is accessed either via an outside staircase at the front of the villa or by using the outside stairs close to the pool and covered terrace. The bedrooms on this level consist of 3 twins, one of which has an en suite bathroom and its own balcony facing the pool and gardens. The remaining bedrooms share the separate shower room.

This villa is registered and licenced by the Portuguese Tourism Board and local council. This number is: 69284/AL.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 1 twin bedroom with en suite bathroom  
  • 1 double bedroom  
  • 4 twin bedrooms  
  • 1 bathroom  
  • 3 shower rooms  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 6 bedrooms  
  • Sat TV with BBC and ITV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Childgate(s)  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 33 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3½ft, Max. 6ft  
Villa Location
This spacious villa in the Montechoro area enjoys an enviable location with Praia D'Oura's famous Strip within easy reach on foot. At night Praia D'Oura really comes to life, with many of the bars and clubs offering a great atmosphere - open until the early hours in high season. The well-known Jupiter Hotel is within easy walking distance and marks the start of the Strip. What's more the resorts expansive golden beach is just over a mile away.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

There is a supermarket just 5 minutes' walk away to stock up on your holiday supplies. The neighbouring resort of Albufeira is well worth a visit for a taste of the past with narrow streets, handcraft shops and traditional Algarve colours. Here are wide shopping streets and a lively atmosphere, particularly in the large square with live music featuring at times.

Bars and restaurants

The Strip has everything you need, with all manner of cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs to choose from. During the day, you can enjoy a bit of retail therapy or lunch at any one of the numerous cafes and restaurants. At night Praia D'Oura really comes to life with the bars and clubs opening late and offering a lively atmosphere. There are also plenty of places to eat and drink in the neighbouring resort of Albufeira.


Praia D'Oura's Golden Mile Beach is at the very end of the strip, just over a mile away. It offers water sports facilities plus a choice of beachside cafes and restaurants. Alternatively, Albufeira has a beautiful and expansive sandy beach, flanked by dramatic cliffs and rock formations. For more relaxing surroundings, a string of picturesque cove beaches can be found just to the west of Albufeira, such as Coelho, Castelo and Gale. A little further afield, 15 minutes' drive on either side of Albufeira, are the sandy stretches of Praia Grande to the west and Falesia to the east.

Family fun

There are a choice of waterslide parks and the Zoomarine aquarium and dolphin show within a 20 minute drive for a fun-filled day out.

Places of interest

Visit the nearby resort of Olhos D'Agua, or the stylish area of Vilamoura which has a fantastic international marina, casino, shops and restaurants.


For golfers, the 9-hole Sheraton Pine Cliffs course is nearby at Olhos D'Agua, with a number of other courses about 25 minutes' drive away in stylish Vilamoura.

Other activities

Parque Aventura adventure park makes for a great day out, situated in Santa Eulalia, Albufeira. It comprises of a paintball centre and various adventure courses through the trees made up of zip wires, bridges and ropes.

Remember ...

Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

In this area

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.098628

Longitude: -8.225726

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Activities and things to do
Club Praia D’Oura bowling
'If you fancy the idea of a game of bowls, cucumber sandwiches, Pimms and a great view of the sea, make sure you call in at Club Praia d’Oura.

Situated in Albufeira at the time-share complex by the same name, the green is open to residents and non-residents from 10am to 6pm unless there are tournaments in play. (Tel 00 351 289 590310)
Pine Cliffs golf course
This course is perched on a cliff top above Falesia, one of the Algarve's most stunning beaches. The 5 Star Sheraton Algarve Hotel overlooks the umbrella pine trees that line the fairways.

The most testing hole is the dog-leg sixth with its small landing area for the drive. The second shot is uphill to a backward sloping green with bunkers in front.

Address: Sheraton Pine Cliffs Resort, Praia da Falesta 8200-909 Albufeira
Tel: + 351 289 500100
Fax: + 351 289 500117

For golf bookings - Email:

Description: Nine holes, 2274 metres, Par 33
Location: Seven kilometers east of Albufeira on the coast. Turn left off the EN125 for Acoteias, west of the Vilamoura turn off.
Salgados golf course
One of the many courses in the Algarve, it was once an aircraft landing strip and wetland area beside a bird sanctuary.

It has been compared to both a Scottish links course and a water-filled Florida course and if you enjoy water challenges this course is for you.

The par 4 seventh is rated amongst the best holes in Portugal. The final three holes decrease in difficulty allowing golfers to ease up after a testing first 15.

Address: Vale do Rabelho, Apartado 2266 8200-917
Tel: + 351 289 583030
Fax: + 351 289 591112
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Description: Eighteen holes, 6080 metres, Par 72
Location: Six kilometers west of Albufeira. Turn off the EN125 at Guia.

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. The park includes dolphins, sea lions, turtles, a shark, a museum and an alligator farm as well as a mini-zoo, exotic birds and tropical fish.

Some of the best shows in Europe are staged at Zoomarine such as sea lion, dolphin and eagle shows. It is advisable to arrive early and plan an itinerary for the day.

It is also possible to interact with dolphins but it is advisable to call at least 2 days in advance. Even though it is costable, it is very popular.

Entertainment at the theme park also includes fairground rides, swimming pools, shops and a cinema.

Zoomarine is situated at KM65 close to Albufeira on the main N125 road between Pera and Guia. The park is in a tranquil setting offset by gardens and lakes. Tel: 200 351 289 560 300.
Aqualand Waterslide Park
Formerly known as 'The Big One,' Aqualand has spectacular gardens and is probably the largest waterpark in the Algarve.

The names of the slides give you an idea of what to expect – Hydra, Raging Rapids, Banzai Boggan, Kamikaze, Surf Beach, Rainbow Park, Crazy Leap, Crazy Race &, Congo River! Users of the Kamikaze slide fall 26 metres vertically to the pool below in only four seconds!

Aqualand is located west of Alcantarilha on the main N125 road some ten kilometres outside Albufeira. Tel: 00 351 282 320 230.
Villa Animado Customer Reviews

Stephen Bellard, 15-Sep-2016

Generally the service was a good standard and the villa arrangements and the villa itself, was great.

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Robert Healey, 11-Aug-2016

In general, very happy with the villa and its wonderful location, the Rep and the cleaners were excellent.

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Sally Cook, 21-May-2015

The villa was amazing!

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Arwel Owen, 23-Apr-2015

Very good, rep was excellent in sorting out a minor problem for us, this was done very efficiently - excellent service once again.

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Gail Oreilly, 18-Sep-2014

The villa we booked had every thing we needed, it was all a brill holiday and we all had a fab time, thanks we will be back next year.

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Michael Finan, 22-May-2014

The villa is in good location, close to all you need, the outside space is great, with a well kept pool.

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Wayne Lewis, 02-May-2013

Excellent thank you, we all had a wonderful holiday and will definitely book again.

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