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Lovely Villa, Private Pool Set In Beautiful Gardens

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Villa in Dunas Douradas, near Vale do Lobo, Central Algarve,- Family friendly resort, walking distance to the beach and Vale Do Lobo resort

Private villa set at the end of cul de sac with gated drive way. Lovely south facing gardens and own lit pool with a bbq terrace and outside breakfast/dining. Pool side loungers and a manicured garden. Twin split double living room, fully fitted kitchen with a gorgeous dining area. Ac and heating in all three ensuite bedrooms. Pool and sun bathing areas are private and fully enclosed. W-fi enabled. (Alojamento Local)

Maria Nunes
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Maria Nunes

We bought this Villa as we fell in love with Portugal and particularily this area as it is safe, quiet and it is has all the things that makes Portgual so special: beautiful beaches, amazing golf courses, tremendous tennis facilities, blissful weather all year around and fabulous food. The children in our family remember this as a very special place from their childhood holidays and now as teenagers they love and look forward to being here with friends and family: relaxing and sunbathing by the pool, walks on the beach, shopping in Faro/Algarve and best of all just spending time together. We hope you will enjoy your time here too and leave the villa with fond memories.

Maria Nunes purchased this villa in 1990

Why Maria Nunes chose Vale do Garrão

Dunas Douradas is a lovely area set in pine trees and very close to the beaches and the resorts of Vale De Lobo and Quinta de Lago. The nearest beach area is Praia Do Garrao’ one of the loveliest beaches. The park de Formosa is a protected area of lagoons and wet areas that support the local wildlife population. The Dunas Douradas resort itself is very family friendly. It has a large roman style swimming pool and also a smaller children's pool. There is a communcal bbq area but the resort also has the famous Xenia Restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner. Most of the villas in Dunas Dourada are privately owned with their own pool and beautiful gardens. Faro airport is 20minute drive away and the coastal route to Albufeira, Sagres is less than 10 minutes away.

What makes this villa unique

This villa is set at the end of the cul de sac with a south facing garden. The villa has been recently refurbished and boasts 3 large double bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms. There is a beautiful south facing swimming pool set with in the private garden. A large covered BBQ area with an outside dining area looks on to the poolside. There is car parking for two to three cars outside.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Vale do Garrão around the Parish of Almancil

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathrooms renovated to a high standard recently. Bathroom1, with large shower, wc, bidet and sink. Bathroom2 with bath, bath/shower, wc, bidet and sink.Bathroom3, with bath, bath/shower, wc, bidet and twin sinks. Separate bathroom in hallway with wc/sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with large double bed, fully fitted wardrobes and dressing area. Bedroom two with twin beds, fully fitted wardrobes, dressing area. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and fully fitted wardrobe, dressing area. All the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: There is ac and heating in all the rooms. There are rolling shutters to the master bedroom and bedroom1. Wood Shutters to bedroom 2. There is lockable grill to the poolside / patio area. A key lockable safe. The roof terrace has a lockable gate (can be opened on agreement with owner - but we prefer it locked for saftey reasons). Please take out the appropriate travel insurance as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to your personal property or for any injury to those staying at the villa. if you require a fold out bed / cot or high chair - please let us know in advance. Villa is wi-fi enabled. Outside: Private gardens, patio area outside. Private pool. Garden loungers, parasols. Garden table can sit between 6-8. Sunshine late in the evening into the pool area. Pool is shallow at one end and deep ( approx 3m)at the other Utility Room: Washing machine, Tumble Dryer, Air Dryer, Iron, Ironing Board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen included. Towels Included. Basic clean inc (beds, floors, baths) every other day (3 a week -Mon, Wed, Fri, exc local holidays ). Sheets and Towels changed once mid week. Other arrangements can be made at an additional cost on agreement with owner. Other: Entrance hallway with a large entry to central dining area and steps down to the lounge area. There is key operated safe in the villa but we advise you take out appropriate insurance for your needs


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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Dunas Douradas
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Vale De Lobo
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Dunas Dourada
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Dunas Dourada
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The Tennis centre is 5-10 minutes walk away. At Vale De Lobo there are a number of activities: crazy golf, kids clubs. Go Karting in Almancil. Horse riding is about 3 min drive on way to Quinta De Lago. Bougainvilla shopping centre is 10 minute drive with high quality fashion boutiques.


The villa is a 10minute walk to the Dunas beach which leads onto the Vale de Lobo beach. 10km of sandy beaches, several restaurants and bars overlooking overlooking the ocean.


Faro Airport is nearest airport, approximately 15km. Seville is two hours away by car. Lisbon is 3-4 hours away by car. There are trains between Lisbon and Faro (please check main travel website in Portugal for this). A car is recommended but not essential. Car rental is available at the airport and also at Dunas Douradas reception.


Bouganivilla parade of shops / restaurants, bank / estate agents is about 2-3km (5-7mins drive)

Almancil (nearest town) is approximately 5km away. Faro town centre is approximately 20km. Airport is approx 15km (20 minute drive by car)

Further Details:

Supermarkets:small shop on the Dunas complex, hours vary. Small super markets open till early eveinging in Vale de Lobo, Bougainvilla and Quinta de Lago. There are some high quality boutiques also restaurants and a supermarket here. In Almancil, the nearest main town, there is the Apolonia, Continente and other supermarkets. The Forum just outside Faro has the Jumbo supermarket chain which is open till late. Faro town centre has a marina and number of shops/restaurants

Activities: Go Karting in Almancil. Various activities e.g Crazy Golf, Kids club etc at Vale De Lobo.

Banks/Post Office: Almancil/Bougainvilla/Faro.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Vale do Garrão,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Sept 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1st Oct-14th Oct 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
15th Oct - 4th Nov 2018
15 Oct 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
5th Nov 2018 - 21st Dec 2018
5 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Dec 2018- 6th Jan 2019
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
7th Jan 2019 - 31st Mar 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1st Apr-23rd May 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 23 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May-Jun 2019
24 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Jul-Aug 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Sept 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
28 Sept 2019 18 Oct 2019
28 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
19 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
19 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Nov 2019 - End Mar 2020
3 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £269.65

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit required at time of booking to secure the booking. A confirmation document will be sent on receipt of the deposit. The balance is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. Balance is non-refundable for cancellations within 2 weeks of arrival - see below. A breakage deposit of 75 euros per person is required on arrival. This is refunded on departure subject to no breakage/damages.
Notes on prices : Cancellation time prior to arrival:
4-6 weeks-30% non refundable:2-4 weeks-50% non refundable:0-2 weeks - 100% non refundable.
VAT if applicable is additional to the prices quoted above.

Changeover Day:
This is flexible on arrangement with Maria Nunes. Please contact us if you wish to arrange alternative number of nights: we prefer a booking of 7 nights but we will try to be flexible where possible.

Notes on prices:
Price includes villa cleaning once a week. Linen and Towels will be changed once a week for guests staying two weeks or more. Poolside towels included.
Please note if VAT is applicable this will be shown as an additional amount to your rental prices. If you need additional cleaning during your stay please arrange this via Maria and the additional costs will be payable directly to the cleaners. Similarily if you require additinal towel or linen changes then costs are payable directly to Maria.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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