Imagine having all your friends and family under one roof in a gorgeous Algarve villa, with your own pool, for the ultimate hen do in Albufeira.
Spend your days lounging around the pool, on the beach or at a swanky beach resort, or having fun on one of the Algarve’s many exciting excursions and attractions, before letting your hair down and dancing the night away in Albufeira’s rainbow of renowned bars and nightclubs.
Or maybe even enjoy a tranquil night in with a spot of private catering. Perhaps even your own butler! Whatever you want for your Hen Do, be it as raucous or refined as you desire, it can all be arranged in Albufeira.
Just 20 minutes from Faro airport, Albufeira is famed for its stunning golden beaches and neon nightlife. A villa in the city, close to the action but affording the privacy and home comforts that a hotel often lacks, is the perfect place for a hen party in the Algarve, and plenty of private villas nowadays accommodate large groups. So passports ready! Have a look at some of Albufeira’s best villas for Hen Parties.
Located right next to Santa Eulalia beach, close to the white hot action in Albufeira but far enough out to be peaceful and private, Villa Santa is just a 10-minute walk to the beach and a little longer to the city’s famous bar strip. This spacious, rather grand looking villa has six good size bedrooms with comfortable beds and all mod cons, a private pool and great BBQ facilities. Very popular with hen parties as well as private groups for its location, a taxi trip into central Albufeira costs around €5.
Another top choice geared towards hen parties is Villa Sereia, a 10-minute drive from Albufeira Old Town. This beautiful, large villa is a wonderful option for groups of girls who just wanna have fun. Sleeping up to 18, the fully air-conditioned luxury villa offers free Wifi, a spacious garden with plenty of sun-beds, a generous sized pool which can be heated on request, a table tennis table, and an outdoor kitchen with bbq and pizza oven; everything a bride-to-be could want to enjoy quality time with her hens.
This pretty as a picture, traditional Algarve villa has an air of refinement about it. Located near to the five-star Pine Cliffs Resort, near Falésia beach, in a quiet, upmarket neighbourhood on the fringes of Albufeira, it is a 10-minute taxi ride to both central Albufeira and Vilamoura Marina. With a lovely little pool (which can be heated upon request), this six-bedroom villa is clean and modern. A handful of amenities such as bars, restaurants and supermarkets are within a short walk. A superb villa for large groups who prefer peace and quiet, it is surrounded by elegant pine trees, and for extra fun has a pool table under a shady pergola.
One of Albufeira’s top-ranking villas for large parties, nine-bedroom Villa Ania is a formidable option for hen dos. Sleeping up to 41 people, this secluded villa offers maximum privacy and comfort. It is within close proximity to Albufeira’s most popular attractions, such as the Zoomarine theme park, Algarve Shopping Mall, the Strip and the Old Town, and is great value for a fun-filled holiday. And just in case there’s not enough to keep you entertained outside the villa, inside it also has plenty of extras, a proper girly party-pad with a covered pool and hot tub, its own tennis court, games room and karaoke-bar-style area.
Conveniently located in the very heart of Albufeira, walking-distance to golden Oura beach, the famous Strip and its flashing rainbow of bars and nightclubs, and other amenities like supermarkets and restaurants, Villa New is modern, bright and airy. The spacious seven-bedroom villa is also completely private, its secluded outdoor area comprising a bbq, pool, and enough sun-loungers to not have to fight over them. This generous, traditional Algarvian villa is fully equipped with all mod-cons. Shopping centres, for a spot of retail therapy, sports facilities for active hens, and some of the Algarve’s best spas and golf courses are all are within a 20-minute drive.
With a good selection of bars, restaurants and supermarkets on its doorstep, Villa Rosal is also just a short walk to a number of Albufeira’s best beaches. With 6 spacious bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, there’ll be no arguing over the facilities. Central Albufeira is just a short drive or cheap taxi ride away, but its location on the outskirts of Albufeira means it is far enough out to dip into the resort’s raucousness before retreating to peace and tranquillity. A two-bedroom apartment available right next door to the villa takes the number of guests who can be accommodated up to 20. Surrounded by a large garden with pool and bbq area, this villa also has its own bar area and pool table.
Located in the popular Oura neighbourhood, Villa Tigonema is just a few hundred metres walk from the strip. However, despite its proximity to one of the Algarve’s most vibrant nightlife areas, its location on a peaceful cul-de-sac means you can leave the noise and commotion firmly on the strip and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Comprising a detached villa with three bedrooms, plus a self-contained 3 bedroom annex, Villa Tigonema was fully refurbished ready for the 2017 summer season. Sleeping a total of up to 16 people, the two properties can be rented individually for smaller groups, off-season.
Boasting an excellent central location in the heart of Albufeira, just a 10-minute walk to both the heady Strip and the historic Old Town, this eight-bedroom, five bathroom villa effortlessly accommodates groups of up to 18. It comprises a well-appointed main villa and a self-contained apartment, which can be connected internally. Both are fully equipped with all mod-cons, including the all-important air-conditioning. Despite being within walking distance of two of Albufeira’s best night spots, a range of bars, restaurants and attractions are also on the doorstep for nights when you don’t feel like venturing too far afield.
Large Casa Caseiro also boasts a fantastic central Albufeira location. Sleeping up to 14 people, the caramel-coloured property has five bedrooms and five bathrooms divided over three floors, and is walking distance to the beach and supermarkets, the Old Town and the Strip. Located in the Areias de São João neighbourhood it also has its own private swimming pool, satellite TV, air con and sea-views; a great option for travelling hens who want comfort and convenience.
Taking its name from the pretty mountain and countryside views it offers, Villa Vista Bonita is a sizeable 13-bedroom detached villa that can sleep big groups of up to 30 people, arranged into apartments with en-suite bedrooms. It also has a generous size pool and a lovely al fresco dining area for outdoor entertaining, as well as private parking. A variety of cafés, shops, bars and restaurants are on the doorstep, while central Albufeira and its beaches and attractions are a short hop in a taxi.
Once you’ve booked your accommodation make sure you book some great activities to make it hen party to remember! See our article Top Things to Do on an Albufeira Hen Party for some suggestions you’ll love.