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Villa Diniz, Praia D’Oura, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Diniz

Praia D’Oura, Algarve

Villa Summary

Villa Diniz has a large private pool and spacious lawned garden, not to mention a fabulous location. This 3 bedroom villa is just 5 minutes' walk from Praia D'Oura's famous, lively Strip with all manner of bars, shops and restaurants. There are 2 beaches - Praia D'Oura and Forte Sao Joao- within 15 minutes' walk. The neighbouring resort of Albufeira, with its colourful marina and Old Town, is 5 minutes away by car. WiFi 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

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 7
  • Beach ¾ mile
  • Pool 30 x 14 ft
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Not Required Information
Centrally located villas
Couples and small groups
Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper The large pool and garden coupled with convenient central location. A great choice for a lively villa holiday. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The large private pool takes pride of place and is surrounded by sun loungers, where you can relax with a cool drink. There's also a poolside shower. The dining table and chairs are on the covered terrace, and these along with the brick BBQ provides all you need for enjoying alfresco meals. The attractive lawns lead around the side of the villa, with flower beds and potted plants dotted around.


There is a paved driveway at the front of the villa with space for one hire car. The entrance door opens into a hallway.

Living space

The lounge area has built in sofa seating and a couple of chairs around a feature fireplace. Up 2 steps there's a raised dining area for entertaining you party. Adjacent is a fully equipped kitchen with a small breakfast table, as well as access to a side garden.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

There is 1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms sharing a separate shower room plus a separate bathroom. All bedrooms have direct access to the pool terrace or garden.

This villa is registered and licenced by the Portuguese Tourism Board and local council. This number is: 66606/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 double bedroom  
  • 2 twin bedrooms  
  • 1 bathroom  
  • 1 shower room  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 3 bedrooms  
  • Sat TV with BBC and ITV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 30 x 14 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 4ft, Max. 7ft  
Villa Location
This villa is located in a cul-de-sac in Areias de Sao Joao close to Praia D'Oura's famous Strip with an array of shops, restaurants, bars and lively nightlife on the doorstep. There are two beaches ¾ mile away. What's more, the neighbouring resort of Albufeira, with its' bright marina and thriving Old Town, is 5 minutes away by car. It offers plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as a fantastic beach.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

The local supermarket is about 5 minutes' walk away, as are a few small gift shops. Other opportunities for shopping can be found in the old town of Albufeira as well as in Praia D'Oura. There's a commercial centre in Guia and for those who prefer something more traditional, you'll find a local market every Tuesday in Albufeira. The municipal fruit, fish and vegetable market, is open every morning except Sundays and is located between Praia D'Oura and Albufeira.

Bars and restaurants

There are an abundance of restaurants and bars along the famous Praia D'Oura Strip, a short stroll from Villa Diniz. At night Praia D'Oura really comes to life, with many of the bars and clubs offering a great atmosphere and open until the early hours in high season. They play a varied choice of live music. For something more traditional, the old town of Albufeira is 1¼ miles away. There's a good choice of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes spread all along the narrow, cobbled streets.


Praia D'Oura derives its name from the beautiful golden sandy beach at the bottom of the hill, around 15 minutes' walk away. Around the same distance there's also Forte Sao Joao Beach. The sandy beach of Albufeira, known as Fisherman's Beach, is flanked by cliffs and rock formations, it's a short drive away. Alternatively, there's a great choice of beautiful beaches along the Sao Rafael Coast such as Castelo and Gale and the expansive Praia Grande near Armacao de Pera. Each has their own beach bar and restaurant and can be reached by car within 15 minutes.

Family fun

Zoomarine in Guia is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. There's also a choice of water slide parks all within a short drive.

Places of interest

The International Sand Sculpture Festival, held in Pera, takes place every year from May to October. It celebrates a different theme each year and takes the 50 international artists 8 weeks to prepare for! The exhibits are fantastic and are created by artists from all over the world - great fun for all the family.


For golfers, the 9-hole Sheraton Pine Cliffs course is nearby at Acoteias, with five full courses, about 25 minutes' drive away in stylish Vilamoura.

Other activities

Parque Aventura, situated in Santa Eulalia, Albufeira, comprises of a paintball centre and various adventure courses through the trees made up of zip wires, bridges and ropes. The assault courses and games are suitable for children of 4 years and older and are all supervised by qualified instructors.


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.

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.090869

Longitude: -8.230586

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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)
Praia D’Oura Watersports
Try windsurfing at Praia D’Oura or waterskiing at Falesia beach near Albufeira. During the summer months, the Acoteias complex near Falesia offers other watersports.

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

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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.
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Villa Diniz Customer Reviews

Lesley Woods, 07-Jun-2015

The villa was all we hoped for and more, very spacious and well located with everything we could have needed.

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