Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Oura

Enjoy the history and other features of Oura. This city's beaches, restaurants and shopping attract many visitors, as does its romantic and welcoming location. Zoomarine and Falesia Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


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.

Natural highlights

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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oura

The nearest airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Portimao (PRM), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oura:

  • Galé: 1,467 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 833 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 1,211 holiday homes
  • Vale de Santa Maria: 819 holiday homes
  • Urbanização dos Caliços: 362 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes 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 homes near great places in Oura. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oura Beach: 5,097 holiday rentals
  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 11,077 holiday rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,882 holiday rentals
  • Vilamoura Beach: 5,185 holiday rentals
  • Sao Rafael Beach: 9,616 holiday rentals

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 Villas in Oura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 84 Villas in Oura. Our other popular types of Oura holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 32 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 241 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 307 holiday homes with pool available in Oura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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