Where to stay around Oura?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 442 holiday lettings near Oura. From 289 apartments to 114 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oura for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Oura?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oura:

  • Quinta do Lago: 322 holiday homes
  • Galé: 612 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 539 holiday homes
  • Vale de Garrão: 422 holiday homes
  • Benagil: 289 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oura?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oura. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oura Beach: 8,103 holiday lettings
  • Albufeira Old Town Square: 8,412 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Marina: 7,362 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 7,032 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Beach: 7,189 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oura listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Oura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 289 apartments in Oura. Our other popular types of Oura holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 372 holiday homes with pool available in Oura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Oura also enquired about apartments in Albufeira Town and Marina, villas in Gale and apartments in Olhos de Agua

    Make a holiday rental apartment or accommodation in Oura, Portugal your home away from home

    Oura, or Praia da Oura as it is better known, is a fantastic family resort on the famous golden sand of the Algarve Coastline. Located near Albufeira, accommodation in Praia da Oura is a great base for cultural, sporting and lazy holidays on the beach. An Oura apartment is not set in a hot-bed of Portuguese culture, but is a very comfortable, clean and filled to bursting point with family friendly facilities, not to mention the glorious beach of Praia da Oura.

    Things to do on holiday in Oura, Portugal

    Accommodation in Praia da Oura has become so popular due to the amazing expanse of soft, golden sand upon which the resort is built. The name Praia da Oura actually means ‘golden beach’, and there is little more you can say about it! There is always plenty of space to find on the beach, although the western end can get busy around the bars and restaurants built at that end. The amazingly clear, blue waters of the sea almost always offer perfect conditions for water sports, and you can organise windsurfing, sailing, jet skiing, parascending and scuba diving from accommodation in Praia da Oura with ease. You can also get a range of boat trips up and down the coast from here, or get pulled along behind one whilst trying to remain seated on a huge inflatable banana if you like! Deep sea fishing trips are particularly popular from an Oura apartment.

    There is plenty to do within Praia da Oura too. The resort centre is filled with shops, bars and restaurants which serve dishes ranging from local delicacies to international cuisine. There are even bowling alleys, a bingo hall and a range of excellent nightclubs. There are also communal swimming pools, fun slides, gyms and tennis courts for your enjoyment within Oura.

    There are some fantastic walking routes in the proximity of accommodation in Praia da Oura. The town of Albufeira is easily within walking distance, and from there, you can either latch onto the coastal path which extends along a huge expanse of the Algarve coastline, or you can head inland, to discover the blissfully natural area of grove covered hills.

    Places to visit on holiday in Oura, Portugal

    Albufeira is one of the finest holiday destinations in the whole of the Algarve. The beaches, lush countryside, amazing historical heritage and plentiful leisure options have meant that Albufeira has risen to global acclaim as a beach resort, allowing visitors to enjoy a vast range of activities. If you stay in Praia da Oura accommodation for any length of time, the shops, restaurants and nightclubs may well become very familiar!

    Weather in Oura, Portugal

    You might be surprised how many months of the year you can rent accommodation in Praia da Oura for beach holidays. The summer seems impossibly long in the area, with monthly average temperatures remaining over 30˚C from mid-June until mid-October. Even during the coldest month (January), monthly averages are still well over 15˚C, with very little rain and midday temperatures in the mid-20’s most days.

    Travel to Oura, Portugal

    An Oura apartment is just over an hour’s drive from Faro International Airport (FAO) which could not be better connected to the UK if it tried. There are a huge number of airlines providing direct flights to Faro from almost every British airport, and due to the number of airlines flying, there are some remarkable deals to be found.

    Activities and attractions in and around Oura

    Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oura a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zoomarine (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Agua Doce Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Oceanico Victoria Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Oceanico Millennium Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Oceanico Laguna Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Herdade dos Salgados Golf (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Oura

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oura

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Oura. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Falesia Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Senhora da Rocha Beach (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Oura Beach (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Aveiros Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Santa Eulalia Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Albufeira Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)