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Forte da Oura

Forte da Oura, Albufeira Portugal

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A healthy combination of self-catering and full service accommodation, in well-maintained surroundings, with easy access to most areas of the resort and beyond.

The friendly and relatively upmarket atmosphere attracts families and couples who appreciate some attention to detail, well-arranged grounds and the cheerful atmosphere which is usually found in properties operated by the popular Portuguese brand, Luna.


A smart and pristine looking modern building with a large sign at its upper level and an attractive glass panelled main entrance. Some rooms overlook the main road from their south facing balcony and have metal rails. Other accommodation overlooks the car park and pool area but receive less sun.

Property type: Apartments

Balcony/Terrace: All

Storeys: 4

Built Year: 1998

Exterior: Building


The interior appears modern and a little businesslike with a large beige coloured atrium, sweeping arches but a limited supply of seating.

The minimalist decor blends well with the architecture, especially in the well furnished bar where snacks are also served. There is an attractive and tastefully furnished restaurant for those not on self-catering.

Rooms: 115


A high fence protects the grounds from much traffic noise and the presentable pool surround has a good supply of sun-loungers and parasols available.

The flat grounds, with the minimum of steps appeal to those with pushchairs and those with walking difficulties. The on site tennis court is an added value amenity.


Area Type: On the inland side of the main coast road, with a large village like mass-market complex immediately opposite. The start of the resorts famous ‘strip’ is located from 80m away and there is a good variety of other similar style properties in the vicinity. A bus stops 100m away and there are plenty of amenities all around.

Nearest beach: 300m (Oura)

Public Transport:
100m to Bus

Map Ref: 61


  • Bars
    • Poolside bar
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
  • Pools
    • Angular (21 yds)
    • Children’s pool/section (6 yds)
  • Public facilities
    • Children’s playground
    • Evening entertainment
    • Indoor games
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • Tennis courts
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Room(s) for disabled
    • Safes
    • Tea/Coffee making facilities
    • TV (English language)