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Quinta do Lago 5 star villa close to the sea. Highest HomeAway rating.

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Immaculately maintained & managed 5 star luxury villa. Fully air-conditioned

This large (5000 sq ft) fully air conditioned luxury villa, located near the sea in the prestigious Parque Atlantico area of Quinta do Lago, is one of its finest properties to become available for holiday rental in years. The ground floor includes a library equipped with cable TV and home cinema, an elegant dining room and a large, beautifully furnished, lounge with access to an outside lounge and dining terrace and heated swimming pool (12 x 6 mts) plus barbecue. The superb kitchen, with an island unit and breakfast area, is equipped with a range cooker, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a laundry room in the basement with a washing machine and tumble dryer. All of the four bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor, have cable TV plus their own en-suite bathroom with both bath and separate shower.The master bedroom boasts a double four-poster bed. A spiral staircase from the first floor terrace leads to a roof terrace, which has 360-degree views of the sea and mountains.

Location of the Villa: The villa is located in the Parque Atlantico area of Quinta do Lago, widely regarded as the most prestigious sector of this luxury resort as it is closest to the sea and has some of the finest properties. It is situated in a large landscaped garden accessed through electric entrance gates. The Ria Formosa estuary and nature reserve is only 250 mts away and you can walk from there along the nature trail to the famous bridge over the estuary which leads to the miles of unspoiled sandy beach. The San Lorenzo golf course and club house is close by and there are numerous nature walks and cycle trails for you to enjoy. The main windsurfing lake with the watersports centre plus the popular Casa do Lago bar and restaurant is also within walking distance.

Eating Out: There are a number of fine restaurants within the Quinta do Lago estate and many more in the immediate vicinity offering every choice of cuisine from local Portuguese, to French, Italian, Fusion, Indian and Seafood. The lakeside restaurants Casa do Lago and the Shack, the Casa Velha Restaurant and Bovinos and those of the 5 star Quinta do Lago hotel are all within walking distance of the villa but there are literally hundreds within a short driving distance. You will find a full list of restaurants, for all occasions, specially recommended by the owners in the villa.

The Garden: Electric entrance gates lead to the grounds of the villa. The large, professionally landscaped, gardens have been designed in formal Tuscan style to compliment the classical design of the villa with extensive use of calcada stone paths, cypress trees, box hedging and clipped bushes. At the side of the villa is the elegant orange grove garden and behind the pool terrace is a large lawned garden bordered by colourful trees, shrubs and sub tropical plants. There are two fountains and two garden benches in the grounds as well as numerous urns and statuary. The grounds are surrounded by a tall honeysuckle hedge and specimen trees to give complete privacy.

Special Features:

Hotel style bathroom service

Free high speed broadband with Wi-Fi

Free Local telephone calls

Ralph Lauren pool towels

Outside kitchen with gas barbecue

200 channel TV incl. BBC ,Sky and BT Sports

Free Guide to Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago golf green fee discounts

24/7 security and medical support

More Details

Owner
John - Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
6 July, 2017

What makes this villa unique

As well as the 5 star standard of furnishings, decor and equipment, the villa has a number of special features not normally provided in a rental property.

COMMUNICATIONS

Free high speed (40 mbps)Wi Fi broadband - for internet and email access. DECT telephones. Free local phone calls. Desktop all-in-one touchscreen computer with Windows 10.

PAMPERING

Hotel style bathroom service.- including a selection of soap, shampoo, shower and bath gel and body lotion. Box of tissues in each bathroom. Hair dryers in every bedroom. Ralph Lauren pool towels and a beach parasol.

ENTERTAINMENT

High definition plasma TV and programme recorder. 200 channel cable TV including Sky Sports, BBC and HD channels. Home cinema system. Large selection of the latest films on DVD. Flat screen TV's in all bedrooms and the kitchen. Extensive library of paperback novels and music CD's. DVD player. Ipod/Iphone/MP3 speaker dock.

ACTIVITIES

Table tennis. Bird watching kit - nature trail map, bird book and binoculars. Heated pool (at supplementary cost).

INFORMATION

Our Guide to Quinta do Lago. Comprehensive villa, equipment and resort manuals. Owners restaurant guide. Local guide books and maps.

SECURITY

The villa is alarmed throughout and is connected to Quinta do Lago's security office which provides immediate response from the Vigiquinta security patrols 365 days a year,24 hours a day.

GREEN FEE DISCOUNTS

All guests receive discounted green fees on the Quinta do Lago North and South courses and the Laranjal course. You are also advised of any special offers and events arranged by Quinta do Lago during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a brilliant time at Villa Vermonte, it really is the best villa we have used in Quinta do Lago and we have been going over 20 years now.
Jun 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Quinta do Lago in Almancil

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Hotel style bathroom service provided
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Hotel style bathroom service provided
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Hotel style bathroom service provided
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Hotel style bathroom service provided
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Hotel style bathroom service provided
  • Each of the four bedrooms has its own en-suite bathroom with both a bath and separate shower cubicle with a glass door. Designed in different colour themes to compliment each bedroom they are finished in both local stone and marble and all have a ducted air-conditioning/heating system. The bathroom for the ground floor bedroom has a external door leading to the pool area to provide a poolside toilet and shower. There is a fifth social cloakroom off the hall with both a shower and toilet. Hotel style bathroom service with a selection of toiletries and twice weekly towel change is provided. Pool towels are also provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground Floor Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    First Floor Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
    First Floor Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite bathroom. 4 poster bed
  • The villa has four bedrooms, all approximately the same size, one on the ground floor and three on the first floor each with double built in wardrobes and its own en-suite bathroom with bath a separate shower. Each bedroom, which is fully air-conditioned, has its own flat screen TV with over 200 cable channels . All those on the first floor have access to their own balcony. Each is designed to a different, essentially classical, theme with twin beds except the master bedroom which boasts a four poster double bed. Hair dryers are provided in each bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 16 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Maid service is provide 5 days per week .The large, fully equipped, laundry room is located in the lower ground floor basement. It has a washing machine and a separate tumble dryer plus an ironing board. A folding metal clothes dryer, which can be used outside, is also provided. Laundry baskets are provided in all of the bathrooms.The pool is in the garden at the back of the villa, surrounded by a large, sunny pool terrace which comfortably provides the space for the 8 top quality rattan sun loungers. It is a full sized (12x6mts) rectangular pool with underwater lights and curved walk in steps at the shallow end. Cushions for the sun loungers and 8 dining chairs, as well as 3 parasols, are stored in an adjacent pool room. The built in gas barbecue and adjacent outside dining terrace, under a shaded pergola, are both next to the pool. The pool can be heated as a optional extra but, as it has a solar heating cover, it is not necessary in the Summer

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Quinta do Lago 5 star villa close to the sea. Highest HomeAway rating.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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An exceptional, luxurious and opulent property

  • 5 of 5

We are regular visitors to Quinta do Lago but this was our first visit to Villa Vermonte and it will not be our last! Villa Vermonte is an exceptional, luxurious and opulent property, perfect for a family holiday. The accommodation is very well thought out and provides excellent accommodation for our family of five. The Villa is evidently very well maintained and cared for. We spent most of our days around the pool which is very comfortably furnished and enjoyed some relaxed lunches making the most of a very well equipped outside dining and barbeque area. The Villa is close to the stunning beach at Ria Formosa and the golf driving ranges and courses offered by Quinta. In the evenings we visited some delightful restaurants all recommended by the owner. It is evident that the owners of this property know the resort very well and this they share with visitors in the guide provided. We will certainly be returning to Villa Vermonte.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The description as advertised was accurate including the wonderful location and general layout of the property.

Everywhere was clean and well maintained as you would expect in a five star villa.

The service was good with sufficient information available with where to go and what to do and we would certainly recommend this villa to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautiful property in a tranquil location.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Vermonte is a most impressive property in all aspects. The initial impact of the large atrium when stepping through the front door does not fade quickly, as you soon realise that the grandeur evident from the threshold is actually a true representation of the entire property. The owners have designed, equipped and furnished both the inside and outside spaces to deliver all the essential elements of a perfectly relaxing holiday. While we were only staying in a relatively small group, the villa has significant space and would be perfect for a larger group as well, with ample thoughtfully designed poolside areas for relaxation, dining, or simply reading quietly in the beautifully maintained and spacious gardens. Inside, the living spaces are equally generous in giving opportunity for solace. But should the event demand, the very large dining room would be perfect for even the most special dinner party or celebration. The formal drawing room matches the overall standard, as does the library/snug. The well equipped Kitchen is spacious and perfectly links with the poolside breakfast area through French doors, with an adjacent formal alfresco dining area also perfectly convenient to the kitchen and the barbecue cooking area.

The pool is large, beautifully maintained and was heated to a very pleasant temperature throughout our (wintertime) stay.

The bedrooms are large, the beds very comfortable and the bathrooms of a standard matching the very best of international hotels.

The resort is as impressive as the villa. The beach is close by and can be accessed with a comfortable walk or cycle ride. It is probably one of the worlds most perfect beaches and thankfully protected from development by being located in one of Portugal's most important national parks. Golf courses meander between perfectly manicured properties and highlight why so many of the worlds elite choose to relax in Quinta do Lago. Would we stay here again? Definitely...

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
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A beautiful villa.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Vermonte was a truly lovely villa, beautifully furnished and decorated it felt very welcoming and comfortable.

It was exceptionally well equipped with absolutely everything we needed during our stay. The attention to detail shown by the owner is very clear to see.

The location was very good, on a quiet road but close to the beach and golf courses and a short drive to the shops and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
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A perfect holiday in the Villa Vermonte

  • 5 of 5

We have just had the perfect holiday with friends at the Villa Vermonte. The description provided was completely accurate. The photographs do not do justice to the accommodation which was superb. In fact it exceeded our expectations. The house is in brilliantly pristine condition, clean and well maintained - everything worked ! The owner obviously has had years in the travel business which really shows in the attention to detail. (The basement provides ample storage for luggage, hotel type storage for extra clean towels and toileltries, and laundry facilities.) The small details that make the difference. This is luxury accomodation for a group of friends or family. We are definitely booking our summer holiday here.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
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Family holiday in Portugal

  • 5 of 5

we had an excellent family holiday in what must be one of the best Villa's in the area. The villa is of an extremely high standard and what a swimming pool, we had great difficulty in keeping the children out of it. The gardens are lovely and the outside eating areas are really good and it was a pleasure to BBQ and enjoy the food in the sunshine. We made good use of the local restaurants of which there are many and the local shopping facilities are also very good and varied. Altogether a first class holiday and we will return to play the golf courses which we could not do on this visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
150 Metres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Car: recommended

Quinta do Lago situated in the finest, most unspoiled, area in the whole of the Algarve, is widely regarded one of Europe’s premier destinations. It is a unique collection of luxury resorts and private villas all within 1800 acres of the Quinta do Lago estate - its spectacular rolling countryside interspersed with pine forest, lush green fairways, fresh and salt water lakes. Miles of non-crowded sandy beach are reached by foot bridge across the adjoining Ria Formosa, a tidal estuary, designated a nature reserve, which is the protected home of many rare migrating birds. Quinta do Lago is famous for its 5 championship golf courses, but there is lots more beside. The large lake offers windsurfing, sailing and fishing and at the beach there is waterskiing, jet ski and paragliding. There are two nature trails along the Ria Formosa nature reserve with a hide for birdwatchers. The Tennis Centre has floodlit courts and professional tuition and also a riding centre with escorted rides.

Other Activities: Nature Trail. Bird Spotting. Wild Life Photography.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Quinta do Lago, Loule region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£8,800
for 7 nights
£8,800
 
 
High
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£7,900
for 7 nights
£7,900
 
 
Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,500
for 7 nights
£6,500
 
 
Low
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,900
for 7 nights
£4,900
 
 
Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,100
for 7 nights
£6,100
 
 
Low
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,400
for 7 nights
£4,400
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,500
for 7 nights
£6,500
 
 
Low
30 Dec 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,400
for 7 nights
£4,400
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,600
for 7 nights
£5,600
 
 
Low
14 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,800
for 7 nights
£4,800
 
 
Mid
12 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,500
for 7 nights
£6,500
 
 
High
9 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£7,400
for 7 nights
£7,400
 
 
Peak
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£8,800
for 7 nights
£8,800
 
 
Mid
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,500
for 7 nights
£6,500
 
 
Low
22 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,900
for 7 nights
£4,900
 
 
Half Term
13 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,100
for 7 nights
£6,100
 
 
Low
27 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,400
for 7 nights
£4,400
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,500
for 7 nights
£6,500
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,400
for 7 nights
£4,400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

All taxes and charges including 6% Portuguese VAT. Maid service for 5 days per week plus a departure clean. Linen change Tuesday and Friday except the Friday before your departure day. Hotel style bathroom service with a selection of good quality soap, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion and boxed tissues. Air conditioning throughout. Gas barbecue. Garden and pool maintenance weekly. High speed (40 mbps) broadband and wi fi. Cable TV with BBC and Sky (including Sky Sports) and international channels. Local telephone calls. On site security and emergency medical support 24/7.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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