With apartments ranging from studio apartments to two bedroom suites, and a range of board basis' available to guests, staying at the Muthu Clube Praia da Oura Hotel in the Algarve is suitable for a wide range of customers. Enjoy all-inclusive with the family, with cafes, buffet restaurant and poolside bar, and you won't have to worry about a thing, plus you can keep the kids entertained at the children's club and even make use of the hotel's baby sitting service.
Alternatively, book a self-catering holiday at the Clube Praia da Oura and make use of the kitchenette facilities in each apartment, or simply head out into the local area of Oura and Albufeira, and explore the many bars and restaurants nearby so that you can enjoy some local Portuguese cuisine whenever you want. All rooms have a terrace or balcony with some overlooking the beach, so make sure to enjoy a drink watching the sun go down before you head out for dinner.
A 40 minute drive from Faro Airport, the Clube Praia da Oura hotel is ideally situated just a few steps from the beach and with easy access to the local bars and restaurants in Albufeira. A variety of board basis', room types and a big pool with separate kids pool, make this hotel ideal for everyone looking to enjoy a holiday in the Algarve.
Plus it's not an expensive hotel, and if you add in the all-inclusive board basis to your holiday, you'll need to worry about very little while you're here, especially how much it's going to cost to feed the family.
All rooms at the hotel are modern, clean and comfortable, offering all you need for a pleasant stay. You'll find all rooms include a kitchenette with fridge and microwave, private bathroom with hairdryer and amenities like soap and shampoo, as well as an iron & ironing board, and safety deposit box.
Check in time: 5pm
Check out time: 10am
Standard Terrace Room
The Standard Terrace Room is the basic room type here. Sleeping up to 2 adults, these double rooms have air conditioning, a balcony or terrace and private bathroom. Standard Terrace Rooms also have a table and chairs and a small kitchen with microwave, fridge and two ring hob cooker.
For a more premium feeling accommodation, upgrade to the Superior Terrace Room, which has all the same facilities, but has seen an improvement in the interior design, giving a more luxury feel to your stay. These rooms have a kitchenette, particularly useful for those on a self catering or bed & breakfast basis.
The One Bedroom Apartment features a separate living area, and sleeps up to four people (two in the bedroom and two on the sofa bed). These rooms are great for young families, giving a little extra space, or perfect for couples who love to have a separate sleeping area.
A lovely little upgrade is the One Bedroom Grand Junior Suite which can sleep up to four adults across a double bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area. These suites offer a higher, more luxurious level of decor, and have either a balcony or terrace with patio furniture.
Sleeping up to 6 people, (two adults on each bedroom plus two on a sofa bed in the living room), the Deluxe Two Bedroom Apartments offer plenty of space for larger families or groups looking for a holiday in the Algarve. The second bedroom has twin beds making it great for sharing.
Being an affordable option in the Algarve, there are some great deals to be had here. It's always worth booking in advance to secure the price and avoid disappointment. Depending on who you book with, you can often book with a low deposit, allowing you to pay the remaining balance over time.
Top brands like First Choice, loveholidays and On The Beach holidays all have some great holiday offers for the Muthu Clube Praia Da Oura, but it's often worth taking a look at ABTA and ATOL protected tour operators like TUI and Jet2holidays who also include things like a luggage allowance and airport transfers.
Free Child Places
Free child places are often available when booking a flight and hotel package with companies like Jet2 and TUI, but being quite a family-friendly hotel, they do get booked quickly. The age of a free child place can vary from tour operator to tour operator.
Discount Codes & Promotions
Sometimes promotions are available. For example, when booking directly with the hotel, there are occasionally extra money off discounts, or long stay offers for 3 weeks or more. Alternatively, the tour operators may have their own discount codes or similar, particularly if you include your flights to the Algarve with the same airline. All offers and discounts are subject to availability.
There are a range of amenities available at the hotel, ranging from free wifi throughout the hotel, to a free children's club and much more.
Free WIFI throughout the hotel
3 Outdoor swimming pools
There are 3 swimming pools here, including a large main one and a children's pool. All are outdoor pools. Sunbeds can get grabbed very quickly, but don't forget you've also got the beach nearby, making for an ideal alternative, and a great way to spend the time on the sand and in the sea.
Spa, Gym & Sports
There isn't a gym or spa at the hotel, however, guests can use the gym, free of charge, at the sister hotel, Oura Praia Hotel. Sports facilities are limited here, however, hotel staff can help you book local tennis courts, or other sports activities if required.
Daytime and evening entertainment is available here, with more put on during the busy summer months, from poolside fun and family activities during the day, to live music, bingo and karaoke in the evenings. The hotel is open during the winter, however, expect less going on if you do visit in December or January.
The kids' club is perfect for keeping the little ones busy during the day, especially in the hot afternoon sun. With a range of fun activities on offer from sports and games to arts and crafts, this place is great for families. NOTE: The kids' zone is open between July and September so check exact opening times before you book.
Food & Drink
Everything from self catering options to all inclusive are available here, however, there's nothing quite like taking a trip and knowing that you don't have to worry to much about spending more money while you're away. Most soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks are included as part of the all inclusive package. All inclusive services end promptly for guests at check-out at 10am.
There are a variety of themed restaurants like Mexican, BBQ and Indian, as well as the main buffet restaurant, Jac's, which serves a range of international cuisine, as well as local Portuguese dishes too. It's worth noting that some of the restaurants are at nearby sister hotels.
Open in the evenings, El Mexicano is, understandably, the Mexican restaurant, with a mix of tasty dishes and themed surroundings.
Indian Thali Restaurant
If you fancy Indian one night, the Indian Thali Restaurant serves up some delicious Indian food.
The Grill House BBQ
With meat, fish and vegetarian options, the Grill House BBQ is casual dining experience that you'll love.
Sea Moon Chicken Piri Piri
You can't leave to Portugal without trying the tasty Piri Piri dishes, and this oceanfront restaurant provides the perfect setting.
Mandarin is the hotel's Asian restaurant, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy yummy Chinese and Asian-fusion dishes.
Spanish tapas is on the menu at this themed restaurant near the Muthu Garden.
If you fon't fancy the buffet for lunch, head to the Pizza House to enjoy a delicious Italian pizza.
Fancy treating yourself? Head to Il Terrazzo, the hotel's Italian restaurant.
Cakes & Bakes Cafe
For a yummy treat during the day, head to Cakes & Bakes Cafe between 10:30am - 6pm and pick up a tasty cookie or sweet treat.
There are several bars here including the Pool Bar and the themed Boat Bar. If you fancy a beer or cocktail with beachfront views, head to the Ocean Bar, one of the most popular spots in the resort. As evening comes around, head to the Piano Bar or M&M Disco to start or end the night on a high.
Things to Do
Even though the hotel is in a quieter area (compared to Albufeira town at least), there are still some great things to do in and around the area.
There is direct access to the beach here, so if you fancy a change of scenery or the pool is looking a little busy, you can just head down the steps to Praia das Marias or Da Oura beaches. During the summer months, you can also hire and try out a number of fun water sports, from pedal boats and SUPs, to banana boats and jet skiing.
One of the great things about the resort is that you're only about 1km from Albufeira town centre, making it relatively easy to go and enjoy some of the tapas bars and restaurants in the area. This is also great if you fancy a bit of nightlife with various bars and clubs along Rua Candido dos Reis.
Day Trips & Excursions
The Algarve is such a fantastic part of Portugal to see and discover new things. Booking onto a day trip or excursion is both a great way to spend your time, but also helps you see and experience more of the destination. Try out boat trips to the local sea caves and go dolphin watching, or head to one of the exciting water parks along the coast. You can also book a car hire and visit other parts of the region at your own pace.
If you've booked a package holiday, you should speak to your tour operator or travel agent as your first port of call. If you do need to speak to the hotel, you can contact them on their general reservations email at email@example.com, where they will direct your enquiry.
Alternatively, you can contact the hotel by phone on +351 289 590 301. Please note this is a Portuguese phone number and your telephone service provider will charge you international rates.
By far one of the most budget friendly options of getting to the hotel is booking onto a shared coach transfer. Airport transfers may already be included within the price of your holiday, depending on who you book with. Otherwise you can book this afterwards. You can also hire a car from the airport which will take around 40-45 minutes to drive from Faro airport. Public transport is possible however, bus and train services are infrequent.
You can find more information and photos about the hotel on their official website at muthuhotelsmgm.com. You can also find the latest customer reviews, pictures and videos online on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, as well as TripAdvisor and Trustpilot.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the hotel?
The Clube Praia Da Oura is located next to Praia da Oura beach, about 1km east of Albufeira town.
How far is Clube Praia Da Oura from the airport?
The hotel is about 40km from Faro airport (about 40-45 min drive).
Are stag and hen parties allowed?
Stag groups and hen parties are not allowed at the hotel.
Is there a gym?
There isn't a gym in the property, however, guests can use the fitness centre at Oura Praia Hotel, a nearby sister hotel.
Are there hairdryers in the rooms?
Yes, there is a hairdryer in all rooms?
Latest Reviews In 2024
Over 5,000 previous guests have reviewed the hotel on TripAdvisor, giving it an average 3.5/5. Many comment that the location, being on the beach, and exceptional staff and customer service are the key best bits of staying here. Any negative comments are generally around accessibility as it's quite a hilly area, and the fact that sun loungers get taken up quite quickly in the morning, despite there being a "no reservation" rule in place.
The typical holiday season in the Algarve runs between April and October, with pretty much all bars and restaurants open for the summer. Temperatures can reach over 30C in July and August. The hotel is open during the winter, and while you can still expect some sunshine, temperatures drop (although still warmer than the UK), so be sure to pack some warmer clothes for the cooler evenings.