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Dunas Douradas Villa With Air Conditioning , Generous Private Pool and Wifi

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Dunas Douradas, Nr Vale do Lobo/Quinta do Lago - Tranquil Location, 5 Mins Safe Walk To The Fabulous Beach.

This stunning semi detatched townhouse is situated in Dunas Douradas, a 5*, safe, family-friendly resort with 24 hr security.Situated on the most prestigious part of the Algarve coastline and only 20 minutes from Faro airport. The villa is very spacious and beautifully appointed. Fully equipped kitchen, dining area and two lounge areas. Re decorated throughout and kitchen refurbished in November 2016. Access to the large south facing patio and under cover outside dining area is from the lounges and kitchen. The patio and pool area attracts the sun all day long and sunloungers, umbrellas and a Webber barbecue are provided.The villa accomadates 6 plus a baby in a cot. Dunas Douradas has 24 hour security. An impressive communal Roman style swimming pool, children's pool, the use of which is included in the price, floodlit tennis courts and a food kiosk. The beach is a 5 minute walk. There are 7 renowned golf courses within a 15 minutes drive (50%+ discount available). Vale do Lobo tennis academy is 5 minutes walk. VDL Praca (restaurants, bars and night clubs) is 5 minutes by car/20 minute walk.

Tourist licensed .Alojamento local nos 219/11 energy rating D

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Registration Number : 219/11

claire and michael rand
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About claire and michael rand

This is our beautiful and only villa, and we handle all guest enquiries personally. I live in England with my husband but we escape to our little patch of paradise whenever commitments permit.

We have been holidaying in the Algarve from over 20 yeays ago, when we stumbled across this idyllic resort.

We were very fortunate to secure this beautifully appointed 3 bedroom villa with its own private pool in Dunas Douradas, with its own club andadjacent to all the benefits of Val do Lobo, and best of all, within a short walk of glorious stretches of golden sands. Paradise indeed!

claire and michael rand purchased this villa in 2005

Why claire and michael rand chose Loule region

Location, It couldn't get any better. A quiet, established area and wonderful beaches so close you can walk there, tennis and golf facilities par excellence on the doorstep, excellent restaurants/beach bars, even night life for the youngsters - again all within walking distance. Dunas Douradas has its own resort reception with a huge Roman style swimming pool, plus kiddies pool, bar, etc. Perfect for us, and for our guests too. This quiet, secure and idyllic location is only 20 minutes from Faro Airport.

What makes this villa unique

Since we have owned and rented out our villa, we have been delighted with the high level of repeat guests. Like us, our guests just want to keep coming back, year after year. To quote, 'none of us wanted to leave', 'we were particularly impressed with the villa facilities and location', and 'the fabulous beach was on our doorstep' are typical comments from our guests.Please also see our guest reviews. We provide our guests with a dedicated concierge service as required. As frequent visitors ourselves, we aim to take as little luggage as possible, therefore anything you are likely to need is provided. (cool bags, beach toys, beach umbrellas, hair dryers, etc, etc) Please do not hesitate to contact us,Claire or Michael for further information.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The patio and pool area were a sun trap, making us hesitant to go anywhere else. BBQ at the villa most nights. May 2015

The location of the villa is fabulous, a short walk to the beach, the huge resort pool, (with a section for our young children) and a great choice of restaurants, several within walking distance, August 2015

Fully equipped and immaculately kept villa.Very efficent and helpfull maid and concierge service.2014

Our fifth stay at the villa was just as wonderful as our previous stays, Ideally suited for our growing family of four and grandma.The villa is ideally Situated, being a short walk to all facilities. Summer 2014

We can't wait to come back and will recommend the villa to all our friends. July 2014

Fabulous,we had a great holiday.July 2014

We will be back in the future June 2014

Hope to return next year July 2014
Aug 2005
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Almancil in Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large bathroom with walk in shower, bidet, wc and bath. En-suite shower room to bedroom 3, with wc. Downstairs bathroom with shower, bath, wc and bidet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with queensize bed, air conditioning, heating, cot available,hairdrier, plus access to large exterior terrace. Bedroom 2 with twin beds,air conditioning, heating, hairdryer and access to terrace. Bedroom 3 with twin beds, air conditioning, heating.Maximum occopancy is 6 plus a baby in a cot .
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Coolers and beach furniture provided.No smoking in the villa. Cots, high chairs available. No pets. Outside: Generous private pool 6 x 5m, depth 1. 2 - 2. 1m. (the largest pool in this zone of Dunas Douradas). Large sun drenched south facing patio with BBQ, sun loungers, umbrellas, outside dining table and chairs. Gardens with tropical palm trees, beautifuly manicured gardens to the front and side of the property. The villa benefits from the soothing sounds of the sea. Many golf courses are within 15 minutes drive.50% plus discounts available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service provided. Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly. Maid service included. Beach towels provided


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Dunas Douradas Villa With Air Conditioning , Generous Private Pool and Wifi
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great Villa. Beautiful beaches. All over too soon!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was perfect for our needs and the owners couldn't have been more helpful and hospitable towards us.

Spotlessly clean villa with everything you could wish for (especially the Nespresso machine!). Nice quite location but within walking distance to wonderful beaches and restaurants.

Many hysterical hours spent in the pool playing unnecessarily competitive volleyball!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fab family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We are an adventurous outdoors type of family. The biggest compliment we can pay to the villa is that with the exception of food replen runs to the supermarket, and two evenings out eating at restaurants, we stayed at the villa for the entire week. It had a fab pool with all the necessary equipment and facilities. Kids didn't want to leave it and preferred it and its privacy to the beach. Great family holiday, we all really enjoyed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely villa in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed a week,our mistake! We were blessed with glorious sunshine and made full use of the south facing pool, patio and balcony.The villa was very well equiped, the Nespresso machine being a nice surprise.All facilties, the beach ,resturants and a Supermarket were all within 5 minutes drive. We made full use of the kitchen and BBQ provided.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect villa in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The reality is even better than depicted by the website. We had a fabulous 2 week stay in this beautiful villa. Ideally situated for the beach,sightseeing and restaurants.Having a hyperactive family the proximity of numerous sports and leisure activities kept them happy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We wre very pleased to welcome you back and look forward to you staying at the villa again!
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Geat holiday in an excellent villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 weeks at the villa It provided our family with a wonderful base to relax We spent time on the nearby beaches and relaxed at the villa with its private pool The villa facilities were excellent and we made full use of the BBQ and outside dining area in the evenings.Car hire was recommended and allowed us to explore the Algarve and experience cheaper restaurants outside the resort The owners management company were efficient and helpfull. A fabulous family holiday !

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Recently returned from a second wonderful holiday in this lovely villa.

The villa is roomy, comfortable, spotlessly clean and an easy 20 minute drive from the airport. The location is fantastic and we were spoilt for choice with our own pool, the huge resort pool and a beautiful sandy beach a short walk away. We really appreciated the use of beach chairs, cool boxes, parasols and body boards.

There is plenty to explore nearby and we had a lovely day in Old Faro as well as visiting Loule and Quarteira with its amazing fish market. Porches pottery is well worth a visit too and serves delicious lunches. It even has wi-fi for unenthusiastic teenage visitors!

The villa owners are helpful and efficient and the booking process was very straightforward. All-in-all a wonderful, relaxing holiday and we will certainly be heading back before too long.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Our 24 hour concierge service can provide you with any requirements, from cookery courses to wind surfing.English,German and Portuguese spoken .


The nearest beach is 5 minutes walk away, safely, through a quite road and nature reserve, or 2 minutes by car,the beach is 10 km long and of wonderfull golden sand. The summer season from May to September sees watersports facilities, lifeguards, sun loungers, umbrellas and beach restaurants.If you are feeling energetic 2 hours walk along he beach (past several beach bars) takes you to Quarteria with vegetable and fish markets and a bit further ,the marina at Vilamoura


Faro airport is served by numerous airlines from many UK and European airports and is only 2+ hours away.The villa is an easy 20 minutes by car from Faro airport. Car hire is recommended and we are able to suggest through our experience which company to use. Local taxi service available. Lisbon and Seville are 2 hours away by car. Both cities are well worth a visit and both have airports.Lisbon can also be reached by train.


Almancil is 10 minutes away offering comprehensive supermarket shopping and restaurants. 'Quinta Shopping' for designer gear is 10 minutes by car. Several supermarkets are situated 5 minutes drive by car and a food 'kiosk' for esentials at Dunas Douradas. The resort pool, tennis courts and cafe are a 5 minutes walk. The endless golden sand beach is also 5 minutes walk.

Further Details:

A concierge service is provided as required.The adjacent Vale Do Lobo Tennis academy offers full coaching on 14 courts has a gym, pool and restaurants. There is plenty of sightseeing ( Silves,Tavira,Mochique,Vila Real and further afield Lisbon,Evora and Seville) shopping malls (at Guia and Faro) river and sea cruises, theme/water parks and a Go cart track in the area.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Almancil, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer/Aut
2 Sep 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
11 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 50% is required to secure the booking. Balance payable 40 days prior to arrival. Payment can be made in UK Pounds or Euros. A damage deposit is required.At least one guest must be 23+. No stag or hen parties.No pets.No smoking in the villa

Changeover Day:
Changeover day by arrangement. Arrival time 4pm, departure 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. 50% deposit required to secure booking. Balance payable 40 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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