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Perfect for sport groups and many families - Beachvolleyball & Beachsport

Bedrooms 7
Separate WC's1
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms, 65 bathrooms, 4 terraces, 3000 sq.m garden, 2 beachcourts, 1 pool

Surrounded by pine forests, the ebf castelo is located away from the hustle and bustle of tourism, just 15 minutes by car from Faro Airport, close to Vale do Lobo.


• 2 x family rooms with WC / shower ensuite, 4 beds each, spacious wardrobe and separate entrance, to be delivered by a small child's bed

• 1 x room with WC / shower ensuite, double bed, closet and private entrance

• 1 x room with WC / shower ensuite, 2 beds and 1 small childbed, closet and large private terrace

• 1 x room with WC / shower ensuite, 2 beds, closet and large private terrace

• 1 x family room with own large WC / shower (corridor), 2 beds and a small bed, spacious closet and small terrace; From a baby cot possible

• 1 x room, 2 youth beds and 2 sofas, spacious wardrobe and 360 ° terrace

• various dining areas (inside and outside for over 20 people), fireplace with sofa

• Fully equipped kitchen with all necessary equipment (coffee machine, stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, dishes, glasses and cutlery, ice maker)

• Storage room and guest toilet

• Large pool terrace with dining area and chilling area, pool house with barbecue and bar, WC, indoor and outdoor shower

• Pool with diving board, sunbathing area and ample sun loungers

• The Beachcourts - 2 own beach volleyball courts

• Petanque - but also bowls

• large additional sand place - for badminton or football

• Entrance with parking, atrium and main entrance

• House Bar and TV corner (HDTV Sat Television - Astra)

* Free wireless internet

More Details

D. Ruth
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

What makes this villa unique

Castelo Sonho unites size and everyday activities without losing its Portuguese charms. If you are travelling with large groups with children or as a sport group, you will find the Castelo a perfect place to enjoy your holiday together. The house is solidly built and furnished practically - we take a pass on gratuitous pomp. The outer area with a pool, garden, and beach volleyball courts is perfect for everyone to simply let their mind wander.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Almancil in Parish of Almancil

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Die komplette Hausordnung liegt Ihrem Mietvertrag bei. The complete house rules are attached to your rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Outdoor bathroom - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
    Guest WC - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Information about the rooms
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • In addition to the bathrooms in the bedrooms, there is also an outdoor shower in the pool area (with WC)
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Family room 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Child Bed , With its own entrance and bathroom
    Family room 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , With its own small terrace, and en-suite bathroom (corridor)
    Family room 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , With its own large terrace and en-suite bathroom
    Rooftop studio - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , With a private large terrace with a 360° view
    Family room - 2 Single Bed , 2 Child Bed , 1 Cot , With a completely private entrance and en-suite bathroom
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Double bedroom - 2 Single Bed , With its own large terrace and bathroom (corridor access)
  • All bedrooms have large walk-in closets - in total, four additional beds can be arranged, either for children or adults.
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The two beach volleyball courts are certified to an international tournament standard - however, they are naturally plenty of fun for any fan of the sport.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Perfect for sport groups and many families - Beachvolleyball & Beachsport
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Fantastic place to have a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful property. We were the first English group to stay at the property - and hopefully we won't be the last. A group of 15 - 8 adults and 7 children, there was room for everyone and more.

Great facilities that were all the better for having a history within the area. The pool is terrific and so much bigger than what you would normally get in a villa rental. The volleyball courts are great for those who want to be energetic in the boring Portuguese summer sun!

Special mention must also go to Americo, the house keeper. A source of local knowledge an help. Only too happy to sort any problems (ours were small and down to user error and not the villa!).

Closer enough to Faro not to require a long drive, but secluded and quiet.

All in all a great place to have a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Go once and you certainly will come back!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal zum Entspannen & gleichzeitig Sporteln zu mehreren...

  • 4 of 5

Wir fanden das Castelo Sonho einen seeeehr entspannenden Ort, der mit viel Liebe zum Detail und großer Sorgfalt von Américo verwaltet und gepflegt wird.

Leider waren wir diesmal nur zu zweit und somit in diesem großzügigen Haus fast ein bißchen "verloren". Aber geplant ist, mit Freunden wieder zu kommen und das Castelo dann mit Leben zu füllen, sowie die sportlichen Begebenheiten besser entsprechend nutzen zu können :-)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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besser geht nicht

  • 5 of 5

Danke für die super Zeit,für Beachvolleyballer perfekt,Danke auch an Americo für die Hilfe.

Wir kommen wieder.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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sportlicher Familienurlaub mit Erholungsfaktor

  • 5 of 5

8 Erwachsene und 8 Kinder unter einem Dach hier kein Problem. Das Haus ist so großzügig, dass jeder auch seine Ruheinsel findet und sich aber auch alle im Pool oder beim Beachvolleyball treffen können. Selbst in der Küche ist genügend Platz, so dass man gleichzeitig kochen kann. Selbstverpflegung ist hier kein Problem, die 2 großen Kühlschränke und die Abstellkammer bietet genug Platz. Kinderbettchen, Hochstuhl und sogar Buggy waren vor Ort, so dass auch für die Kleinsten gesorgt war.

Wir kommen auf alle Fälle wieder!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Several in a small radius
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Several top golf courses nearby
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A 22
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Several in a small radius
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Several nearby
Car: necessary

There are waterparks and adventure parks in the nearby region. If you're travelling with kids, no one will be disappointed with the park. An absolute must-see is the sand sculpture park in Fiesa, just two hours away - you'll marvel at what can be done with beach volleyball sand.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Almancil, Loule region

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £875.95
Endreinigung £218.99


Bitte beachten Sie die Belegungszahl. Prüfen Sie, ob die Bettenanzahl Ihren Wünschen entspricht. Mehr als 18 Erwachsene sind nicht möglich.
Please proof if the amount of beds is enough for you. More than 18 adults are not possible.

Wichtig: Der Stromverbrauch wird am Anfang und am Ende Ihres Aufenthaltes abgelesen und berechnet. Je nachdem wie oft Sie die Klimaanlagen benutzen fallen ca. 250€ je Woche Aufenthalt an. Der anfallende Betrag MUSS vor Ort in Bar bezahlt werden!
Natürlich erhalten Sie darüber eine Quittung.
Important: The power consumption will be read out and calculated at the beginning and the end of your stay. Depending on how often you use the air conditioners the costs are about 250 € per week. The accrued amount MUST be paid locally in cash!
Of course you will receive a receipt.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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