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Family Holiday Villa in the heart of the Algarve

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

This older style property is in a central location, in a residential area close to the popular Praia d'Oura and centre of Areias de Sao Joao. Praia d'Oura is approximately two miles East of Albufeira. It is within walking distance of the beach, restaurants and shops and is an excellent choice for families with young children or teenagers.

The house has been completely refurbished to a high standard and it's newly decorated. The accomodation is divided into two areas.

First floor: Living/dining room/open kitchen, 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms, 2 shower rooms.

Ground floor: Living room/Kitchenette( not for cooking, light meals only), 1 double bedroom en-suite, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 bathroom. This is not available for groups of 6 or less people.

Enclosed garden with swimming pool, barbeque, poolside shower and wc.

If you would like to rent a Motorcycle there is a place near by called VESPA RENT where you can do this or look them up on www.vesparent.com

Transfers: We have a regular driver who does the transfer to and from Airport for us as he knows the house and is reasonable, a minibus for 8 is € 60 and a taxi for 4 €45 one way only. You might find it cheaper but they don't drop you outside the house but at certain local points.

Praia Da Oura is famous for the 'strip', a long avenue with a wide selection of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. This makes Praia Da Oura suitable for all types of holidays, whether you are looking for a peaceful break on a golden beach or nightclubs till dawn!

There is a good selection of golf courses within a short drive and water slide parks and a zoo marine for the children.

Please look at our new virtual tour: http://www.casamalindi.360hdtours.co.uk/

More Details

Ana Maria
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself and a group of friends stayed at Casa Malindi in May and had a fantastic holiday. The Villa was well maintained, beautifully decorated throughout. The Kitchen area is well stocked and brilliantly equipped for a large group of 12. The Pool area was gorgeous, with plenty sunny spots and shady areas for the non sunworshippers of the group. The BBQ area and outside table provided plenty space and seating for us, with a little area as our private dancefloor. Fantastically situtated, on a quiet back street but only a short walk away from the bustling 'Strip'. The Owner and her staff, incuding the pool mainatinence and the cleaner, were very helpful and answered our emails and queries without hesitation. We will be definitely returing to this Villa. Members of our group have even commented on how much they would like to bring their own families for a holiday. A big thanks to all involved, especially with your help in arranging our transfers to and from the airport. A lovely Villa, you will not be disappointed.
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Areias de São João in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One shower roon en-suite
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is beds for 12 people. We can also accomodate a 13/14 person on a sofa-bed in downstairs lounge at an extra cost of €100 per person and we can supply cots at an extra cost €25.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The pool is 10m x 5m being on the shallow end 1m and deep end 2.5m. The maid comes 3 times a week.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(61 traveller reviews)

Family Holiday Villa in the heart of the Algarve
average rating of 4.9836063 based on 62 reviews

Great for family group. Near restaurants and beach

  • 5 of 5

Layout of villa was perfect for myself and family.

The upper floor bedrooms suited one son, wife and 3 children with 2 shower rooms. Lower floor accommodated myself, other son, wife and 2 children with 1 ensuite and 1 bathroom.

The pool was good size(although pretty cold} but the children loved it.

Beach. restaurants and shops within a few minutes walk.

We also had perfect weather so all family enjoyed break.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa for a 50th birthday celebration

  • 5 of 5

We are 10 ladies between the ages of 39 to 53 celebrating a 50th birthday. The villa and pool were lovely and exactly as described on the website. The villa, pool & area around the pool were very clean. We loved the fact that the villa was split into two annexes with a small kitchen and living room on the ground floor which was really handy for those staying in the Bedrooms on the ground floor. The bedrooms were actually larger than they appeared on the website. The kitchen was very well equipped with every utensil you could want. The pool was a great size with plenty of umberellas and shady areas for those that didn't want to lay in the sun. The location was perfect just a couple of minutes walk from the 'strip' and around a 15 minute walk to the beach. We all had a great time and would definitely return to this villa when we next visit this part of Portugal. We can also recommend the nightclub Libertos that we visited a few times during our stay - It is shown on the villa website.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are happy you have enjoyed your celebrations and your stay at the villa. We hope we can welcome you again on another celebration, holiday with family or any other occasion. Kind regards, Ana Maria
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Fab villa for hen weekend!

  • 5 of 5

13 of us stayed here for my hen do for a long weekend in June. The villa was perfect and the location was great. It was set slightly further away from the strip so it was quiet but only took two minutes to walk to the strip. The rooms was large and the beds were comfortable - couldn't have asked for a better villa for my hen do and would definitely come back!

Highly recommend it!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Villa

  • 5 of 5

We were delayed so didn't arrive at the villa until 3am but the instructions for key box etc were very straight forward. The villa's description is spot on. The villa is very spacious for the 9 of us (3 mums and 6 teenagers). The kids loved having the separate lounge and the pool was big enough for us all to cool down in. It is in a very lively resort so it was perfect to be able to return to the calmness and quiet of the villa when needed. The shops, bars, restaurants and beach are a short walk away and we did get the little yellow train into the old town which was great value.and very easy. The house keeper, cleaner and pool man were excellent. We received our security deposit within a week of our return. We would highly recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fab Villa - Just go for it ! (10 or more )

  • 5 of 5

Awesome - When we arrived at 2230 we were not disappointed ! We were greeted by Pauline and given a quick but informative tour of the villa and the general area convenient to the Strip (nightlife in 2 minutes walk, beach in 10). The villa was exactly as described by the owner, Ana Maria. Correspondence by e mail, banking and general information was always by return of post. The villa has everything you require, large open planned kitchen, living, lounging area, various patios and sun terraces. It is so spacious it took us two days to find our bearings inside. The kitchen has every appliance and utensil you can think of. The pool was large and really well cared for ,as were the gardens. The BBQ area is a gem with two large tables and chairs complete with ambient lighting for the evenings. I could go on and on , but you should really come to see the villa for yourself. Our two families really had a ball and 5 kids in their early twenties never uttered a complaint and had nothing but praise for their surroundings, which surely is extraordinary these days ! Just a quick thanks to all the staff - manager, pool guy, gardener and especially the house keeper ! 11 brilliant days !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephan, thank you for the great feedback! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the house and your holiday! Thank you for telling us how much you enjoyed the house. We very much tried to think of everything and we certainly are glad to hear that our efforts are appreciated. Our home is definitely your home; this is the feeling we are striving for! We will be really happy to receive you again if you decide to come back. Best Regards, Ana and the team.
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Brilliant holiday

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 5 guys booked this villa for a weeks break and it was perfect. It was in a great location, just off the Strip but far enough away for there to be no problem with noise. The villa was spacious and very well maintained. Bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and had ample space. The kitchen was modern and plenty of cutlery and crockery was provided. The big American fridge a bonus! The pool was great as was the BBQ. The cleaner and gardener/pool cleaner came regular. After being burgled in a villa last year in Portugal we were more than happy to see the security this villa has. A great alarm system and a couple of safes but to be fair we were still warned to avoid leaving doors unlocked and unattended because of opportunistic burglars but we didn't have any such problem. A big thanks to Ana Maria for her efficient handling of the booking and I shall be hoping to return next year for another week of glorious sunshine.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stuart, Thanks for your review. It's lovely that you have enjoyed everything about your holiday and specially that you had a good stay at Casa Malindi. We are looking forward to welcome you again anytime and thanks again for being the perfect guests. Best regards, Ana and the team
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
At the Strip
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Pine Cliffs
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
At the Strip
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Praia da Oura

As a result of the tide of turism this once upon a time fishing village has expanded into a major holiday resort with plentiful collection of bars, restaurants and clubs. There is a good selection of Beaches and theme parks.

Diving, golf, horse riding, paragliding, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, bowling, water parks.

Golf: There are 2 golf courses near by. Pine Cliffs and Vilamoura.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Areias de São João, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
25 May 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
6 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2017 - 13 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
14 Sep 2017 - 11 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
12 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 18 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Apr 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
24 May 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Jul 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £673.75

If you are a group of 6 people or less please ask for the reduced rates as you are only using the main house.
Add €120 for extra person sleeping on sofa-bed or extra beds. Air-condition/ heating is €170 per week if you wish to have it and we can supply extra beds for €30.
Bookings are normally on a Thursday to Thursday basis from 16.00pm, but out of season, and when possible we can be flexible.

30% to secure your dates, 70% balance 8 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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