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Villa Mateus Lopo, Praia D’Oura, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Mateus Lopo

Praia D’Oura, Algarve

Villa Summary

Villa Mateus Lopo is a traditional 3 bedroom villa with a private pool and a fantastic location within a few minutes' walk of Praia D'Oura's Strip, whilst the beach is around 15 minutes' away. Praia D'Oura has a huge choice of shops, bars and restaurants along its mile-long Strip - ideal for a lively holiday. What's more, popular Albufeira, with a host of amenities, is within 5 minutes' drive. Pool heating, 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
  • Heated Pool
    27 x 14 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Not Required Information
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Couples and small groups
Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper The location is simply unbeatable within just a few minutes' walk of the lively Strip with a whole host of bars, restaurants and shops. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The private pool is surrounded by stone terraces, hedges and ivy clad walls, as well as plenty of space to relax on one of the sun loungers with a cool drink. To one side of the pool is a quirky round stone table with circular benches, whilst to the other side is an attractive covered area with another table and seating. So along with the brick BBQ and a typical Portuguese bread oven, you'll have all you need for alfresco dining.


There is space for 2 hire cars on the driveway. The front gardens have several lovely, mature trees including an almond tree, a lemon tree and some palms. There are also lawns and plants with flowers and shrubs. You'll find the entrance on a covered porch with beautiful bougainvillea and colourful plants.

Living space

The combined lounge/dining area has a feature fireplace and comfortable seating with patio doors onto the pool terrace. To the other side the dining section has a table and chairs with patio doors leading to the BBQ area at the side of the villa.


There's a well-equipped kitchen with marble surfaces, light wood units, a serving hatch to the dining area and a window overlooking the front garden.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

There is 1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms, all of which have fitted wardrobes and a homely feel. They share 1 bathroom and 1 shower room.

This villa has applied for a licence and the submission number is AlojLocal/2009/193. The licence number will follow.
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  
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 27 x 14 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 4ft, Max. 7ft  
Villa Location
This villa is situated in the lively resort of Praia D'Oura, close to the resorts' famous Strip which plays host to a huge selection of bars, shops, restaurants and nightlife. The nearest beach is Forte Sao Joao but there is a huge choice of fantastic beaches within a short drive, as well as numerous other attractions and places to visit, including Albufeira.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

There are plenty of shops within walking distance of Villa Mateus Lopo. Alternatively, there is a local market every Tuesday between Praia D'Oura and the old town of Albufeira. The old town itself is ideal if you want to experience an authentic taste of Portugal, with its narrow streets, handicraft shops and traditional Algarvean colours on display. There are wide shopping streets and a lively atmosphere particularly in the large redesigned and repaved square with live music featuring at times.

Bars and restaurants

During the day you can enjoy a bit of retail therapy and lunch at any one of the numerous cafes and restaurants. At night Praia D'Oura really comes to life, with many of the bars and clubs offering a great atmosphere. They open until the early hours in high season and play a choice of live music. Alternatively, neighbouring Albufeira also has plenty of restaurants and bars to try.


Forte Sao Joao Beach is also within walking distance. Or, the Strip runs all the way to the golden sandy beach from which Praia D'Oura derives its name, and offers water sports facilities plus a choice of beachside cafes and restaurants. Alternatively, the sandy beach of Albufeira, known as Fisherman's Beach, is flanked by cliffs and rock formations and is within a short drive. Plus, there's a great choice of beautiful beaches along the Sao Rafael Coast such as Castelo, Gale and the expansive Praia Grande near Armacao de Pera.

Family fun

For all ages, a choice of water-parks and the Zoomarine aquarium and dolphin show are within a short drive.

Places of interest

The International Sand Sculpture Festival, held in Pera, takes place every year from May to October. The festival 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!


If you like to relax with a game of golf, the 9-hole Sheraton Course is nearby at Olhos D'Agua. Or Salgados, with its full course, is to the west, whilst the many golf courses at Vilamoura are just 25 minutes' drive away.

Other activities

If you wish to try something more energetic, 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.


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: 37.089771

Longitude: -8.231651

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Activities and things to do
Forte Sao Joao beach
Forte Sao Joao is a small resort nestled between Albufeira and Praia D'Oura. The beach is a short walk from the resort centre and has beautiful golden sandy and green headland, or if you prefer to drive, there is plenty of parking available with steps and a ramp to access the beach. The water becomes deep quickly but lifeguards man the beach in high season. There is a choice of restaurants and cafes along the beach and sunbeds and parasols can also be hired - perfect for a lazy day soaking up the sun! To locate the Forte Sao Joao beach, follow the coastal road from Albufeira to Praia D'Oura. About a mile along the road is Concha restaurant on the left, turn right here. Follow the road downhill and the beach is on the right next to Forte Sao Joao Beach Club.
Oura Hotel
The Oura hotel in Albufeira has ample health and fitness facilities including a gym, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, squash courts, sauna, Turkish baths and solarium. (Tel 289 589135)

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

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.
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Villa Mateus Lopo Customer Reviews

Thomas Reilly, 07-Apr-2016

Villa Mateus Lopo is in a residential area, about 300m from bars, shops and transport links. The villa is well maintained and certainly well enough equipped in terms of cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils for a family holiday.

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John Piesse, 02-Apr-2015

The villa was lovely and we had a very good time. Thank you.

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Linda Eavis, 18-Sep-2014

The description of the villa and it's position in the resort was spot on, so we got exactly what we had been promised. Thank you for a lovely holiday - we are already looking at where we can go with Villa Plus next year!

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Adrian Dawson, 19-Jun-2014

The villa, pool, table tennis and pool table were great and exactly why we booked. We enjoyed the holiday overall and the location was good for the local nightlife.

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Julie Gregory, 17-Apr-2014

We really enjoyed our holiday and overall had an excellent experience.

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Gary Shepherd, 23-May-2013

Fabulous villa, information etc , used you guys before and great service from start to finish

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Doreen Banyard, 20-Sep-2012

The pool heating was excellent

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Kevin Blackmore, 26-Jul-2012

Well equipped, spacious and clean.

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David Oswald, 06-Oct-2011

A lovely villa in a nice quiet setting.

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