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



Updated: 09-Oct-2016
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. 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

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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!

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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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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


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
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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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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the villa and were blessed with glorious sunshine for April. The villa was very tranquil but close to all facilities. We walked to the beach and restaurants through the nature reserve most days. We wished we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Place in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in this villa Dunas Douradas. The villa itself was very comfortable, spotlessly clean, well appointed and had a great location close to the beach. It was a really good spot for relaxing by its own pool, on the nearby beach and also for exploration - we headed up the coast eastwards a couple of times and found some beautiful coves and sandy beaches.

The villa is close to numerous beachside restaurants - many within walking distance or for more variety we headed in the car to Almancil and Loule.

Getting to the villa from the airport was really easy - about 20 minutes in the hire car and it was as described - no unpleasant surprises. The area was great for our teenage children with swimming, tennis club and plenty of other youngsters around. The resort itself seems well run - people on hand to help and very clean.

I would definetly recommend the villa and the location and will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

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.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer/Aut
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
low Season
7 Jan 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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

Booking Notes:
Please contact owners for booking enquiries. A deposit of 50% is required to secure booking. Balance payable 6 weeks 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. Payment by cheque or bank transfer. Payment also accepted in Euros. 50% deposit required to secure booking. Balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. Discount for booking for 3 weeks plus. Late booking discount within 14 days of arrival. Our cancellation terms and conditions will be supplied and replace those below which do not apply to our property.No additional fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

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.

Property Type

  • villa


  • 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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort


  • 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


  • 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.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering


  • 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 available.

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