Casa Alegria in Varandas Do Lago, Quinta Do Lago,Lots Of Gadgets And Extras !
Casa De Alegria is a spacious 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa suitable for up to 7 adults, with a great pool area. Built over two levels and fully fenced, the villa has a Zen-like feel, the décor is harmonious and relaxing. It has been beautifully decorated with modern, designer furniture and fabrics. In the garden and poolside, there are sunloungers, dining tables and chairs plus a good sized built-in BBQ for long summer evenings relaxing and eating on the terrace by the pool.
The combined lounge / dining room has large comfortable leather sofas perfect for flopping into and watching television or a DVD. There is Lazer TV which has a range of international and UK TV channels. On the upstairs landing there is a small office space with internet connection and laptop. All three bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom and the upstairs bedrooms enjoy a terrace with views over Varandas do Lago towards the nature reserve. The upstairs triple bedroom has a TV and Playstation 3 games console. The master bedroom has a king size bed, ample wardrobes and direct access to the terrace with outdoor sofas – relax, read a book and watch the sunset.
The downstairs bedroom is suitable for mobility impaired guests. There is an en suite bathroom and sliding doors giving direct access to the terrace, pool and garden area. The bedrooms have plasma HD TV’s. Two hairdryers are supplied in the villa. Breakfast in the morning can be taken on your balcony. Enjoy a freshly made cappuccino from the coffee machine in the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmo's you need to whip up a fantastic meal. There is a a formal dining table in the open plan lounge, a separate breakfast table in the kitchen and outside dining area.
The master bedroom is a haven for mum and dad after a hard days chilling about the pool - there is a king-size bed, air conditioning and an abundance of fitted wardrobes. Your bathroom is fully stocked with lots of goodies to pamper yourself. The lounge room is very light and spacious with 3 sets of sliding doors accessing the garden, terrace and pool. There is a 42' plasma TV and large, comfy leather sofas and harmonious décor.
The large geometric shaped pool of approx 5m x 8m with intergrated steps into the pool is surrounded by a terrace and paved area. There is a charcoal BBQ, sun loungers, outdoor table and chairs to enjoy al-fresco dining in the warm evenings. The garden is lawn and flowering shrubs. The entire property is fenced and completely secure for the little ones to go for a wander there are plenty of toys to play with and keep them amused.
We recommend car hire when staying in Varandas do Lago. From Varandas do Lago within a 5 minute drive you can enjoy a fabulous meal at the following restaurants: Alambique, Sao Gabriel, Thai Garden and at Vale do Garrao Beach : 2 Passos, Fins, Antonio Ta Certo, Izzys Beach Restaurant and Julias. There are also other restaurants like - Xenia, Nelitos, Pizza Pasta Fantasia, San Marco and bars like De Barra's and The Melting Pot in Quinta do Lago Q Centre. In fact some of the best restaurants that the region has to offer are a short drive away!
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the manager
An absolutely stunning villa - we have booked again to come back later in the year!! Mr & Mrs F. Belfast.
Delighted to hear about discount for previous visitors and I have already passed on details of your website to family and colleagues.
Please feel free to use my name on recommendations page as we were very impressed with standard of accommodation and the manner in which all extra requests were promptly and pleasantly dealt with during our stay .The companies you contacted for us to organise airport transfers and car hire were also a pleasure to deal with.Your very informative and impressive website certainly lived up to what it offered. Thanks for providing us with a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday. We can't wait for the next one!
Assumpta, Gerry, Michael and Róisín Lavelle.
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
In the villa is a well stocked folder with all the details of the attractions so you can read at leisure and book you choices. Before departure for your holiday we provide an e-book with lots of information about the Algarve and Golden Triangle so you start planning your holiday. The local area has a huge variety of activities to interest the whole family. Options include horse riding, fishing, yachting/sailing, champagne cruises, shark and dolphin watching, 4x4 safari tours and cultural visits.
In Almancil there is a karting track if you need to burn off that adrenalin. There is also an Aqua Park (10 mins drive on the other side of Quarteria) and a Swim With Dolphins experience and Theme Park (30 mins drive on the motorway).
Faro town is a 15 minute drive. There is a large shopping centre (the Forum) that offers good facilities for supermarket and retail shopping. Faro Old Town has an interesting history and several historic landmarks worth investigating.
The beach is a 25 minute walk or a 5 minute drive. You can easily walk to the beach through the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.
It is advisable to hire a car to make the most of the area. Car hire is recommended to give you the flexibility to explore the local area. We can assist in organising your car. Alternatively we can arrange a personal meet and greet service from/to the airport in a private car with child car seats provided for free. Choose from standard saloon, people carrier and mini bus transfers. Please email us for details. It costs approximately €30 from the airport to Varandas Do Lago in a taxi for 4 pax.
Quinta Do Lago shopping centre has a mini supermarket, as does Vale Do Lobo (equidistant). Almancil (less than 10 minutes drive) has Apolonia Supermarket (excellent continental selection of foods and wine). They accept all major credit cards and next door is Aldi (cash only or Portuguese registered multi banco cards). In Faro (15 minutes drive) there is a large shopping centre with Jumbo and Pingo Doce supermarkets. Just up the hill in Loule there are several supermarkets including Continente.
The villa sleeps up to 7 adults.
We have tried to think of everything that you would need or want for a luxurious holiday. There are many extras that have been included in the villa - laptop, plasma TVs in the lounge and some bedrooms, Playstation PS3 and games, board games, books and magazines. The entire villa has full reverse cycle airconditioning including units in all bedrooms. There is a safe installed in the villa so you can keep your valuables securely contained.
Both upstairs bedrooms have their own full bathroom and direct access via sliding doors to a large balcony with tables and chairs. The down stairs bedroom is suitable for mobility impaired guests, there is an en suite bathroom and sliding doors give direct access to the terrace, pool and garden area. Two hairdryers are supplied in the villa. Breakfast in the morning can be taken on your balcony. Enjoy a freshly made cappaccino from the coffee machine in the kitchen. Forget about having to make a bed or tidy dishes away - the maid will be in soon and take care of it all.
The kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmo's you need to whip up a fantastic meal. There is a a formal dining table in the open plan lounge, a separate breakfast table in the kitchen and outside dining area.
All the furnishings in the villa are new. The master bedroom is a haven for mum and dad after a hard days chilling about the pool - there is a king-size bed, air conditioning and an abundance of fitted wardrobes. Your bathroom is fully stocked with lots of goodies to pamper yourself. The lounge room is very light and spacious with 3 sets of sliding doors accessing the garden, terrace and pool. There is a 42' plasma TV and large, comfy leather sofas and harmonious décor.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
June 24th to 14th July
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 15th to 14th August
15 Jul 2017 - 14 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 15th to 2nd September
15 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Changeover days vary from property to property please email us for more information. It is necessary to vacate the villa by 10am on the day of departure in the high season. Access to the villa is after 4pm on day of arrival.
For all rentals a securing deposit must be paid on time of booking this is 25% of the total booking cost. All deposits are non refundable.
All rentals - the balance is to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of £500 is payable before arrival. The security deposit will be refunded in full within 14 days after departure if the property has been left in an appropriate condition.
The quoted weekly rates includes maid service with a mid-week towel change. Stays of 14 nights or more include a mid-stay linen change. For stays of 8 to 13 nights, there is a linen change surcharge. The rental includes preparation of the villa also cleaning on departure and air conditioning. All bed linen and towels are provided.
Up to 8 weeks - loss of deposit
4-8 weeks - 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks - 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks - no refund
Manager'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.
- Available arrival
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Kitchen ...
- Dining Area
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Games ...
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- near the sea
- recreation centre
- theme parks
- water parks
- winery tours
- bird watching
- eco tourism
- gambling casinos
- horse riding
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- deepsea fishing
- equestrian events
- jet skiing
- surf fishing
- water skiing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Toilet 1 - Toilet
- 2 bathrooms with bath, shower, toilet, bidet, large lit mirror and toiletries - one on the ground floor and 1 on the first floor. 1 shower room with large tiled shower, toilet, large lit mirror and toiletries on the first floor. 1 wc.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 1
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Master bedroom with king size bed, shares terrace with second bedroom both located on the first floor with private bath/shower rooms. Bedroom 3 is on the ground floor with double sliding patio doors leading to the pool terrace area, ensuite bathroom.
- Golf ...
- Notes on accommodation: The villa has absolutely everything you would want for a luxury holiday. Outside: The large geometric shaped pool with integrated steps into the pool is surrounded by a terrace and paved area. There is a BBQ, sun loungers, outdoor table and chairs to enjoy al-fresco dining in the warm evenings. The garden is lawn and flowering shrubs. The entire property is fenced and completely secure for the little ones to go for a wander there are plenty of toys to play with and keep them amused. Utility Room: Children's beach toys, ironing board, iron Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa has maid service available which is included in the price all year round. Other: Private swimming pool, reverse cycle air conditioning, safety deposit box.