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Villa In Vale Do Lobo, Algarve



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
Villa Storm in Vale do Lobo, Central Algarve, Portugal - 7/8 Bedroom Villa With Separate Cottage, Or 5 Bed Main House (from £4,950.00)

Villa Storm has been recently renovated to a very high standard. The property can essentially be divided into three zones giving you a distinct feeling of space. The three areas are the ground entrance level (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, drawing room, dining room, superb covered outside terrace): the pool level (with its own entrance, 2 bedrooms, study with double sofa bed, kitchen, shower room, play room and 2nd drawing room) and the cottage (2 bedrooms, kitchen, shower, living room). There is a safe available in the house. Around the pool is a newly constructed large terraced area with a fabulous sunken fire pit with seating for 18 people, a table tennis area and basketball net and football table. The terrace outside the dining room has a dining table for 16 people and a gas BBQ, there is an enclosed children's play area and the orchard with lemon, orange and tangerine trees. The beach and restaurants are a 5 minute walk away accessed by a path by the villa. 50% green fee reduction on the Royal and Ocean courses are available to guests.

  • Sleeps 16
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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About the Owner

Russell & Niquette moved to The Algarve last year after buying Villa Storm, that has been in the family for 25 years.

They have completely renovated the villa & cottage, modernising it while keeping its unique charm that was created by the Dutch architect Ib Storm who built and designed the property.

They have 2 children aged 12 & 17, and have created a home from home where clients can 'kick off' their shoes and relax with everything that they and their children require.

As they live in the area they will be on hand to help if you have any special requirements, from shopping to babysitting!

They have amassed an array of children's toys over the years that will keep the adults amused as well!

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Perfect Villa Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Valerie S

Perfect villa and perfect hosts... this villa is ideal for families or groups of friends, the layout lends itself for some degree of privacy with quiet areas, play areas for children with table tennis and ball tennis and even a basketball net . It is zoned in three areas of living a two bedroomed cottage in the grounds, three bedrooms upstairs ground level and two bedrooms poolside which are ideal for teenagers wanting space to themselves, and the outdoor area is just stunning. In fact we hardly left the villa... we enjoyed sitting around the fire pit and in the pod with a large chilled glass of wine.... We were a party of five middle aged ladies and have stayed in VDL in the past, Villa Storm was by far the best both for ambience and homeliness. We paid extra for the maid service and heated pool and it was money well worth spending. Russell and his wife went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Perhaps I shouldn't be writing this review you will all want to stay! Thanks Russell we had a FAB time...

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

3 families took over this villa last easter. Perfect for all ages of children, and the owner was more than generous in letting us use any toys, dvds etc.

Lots of different areas within the house and garden- 3 terraces and 2 houses, so we weren't on top of each other.

V spacious feel inside and decorated in a contemporary style.

High standards of cleanliness and maid service.

Thank you Russel for being so hands on and helpful every time we had a query. We look forward to coming again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Activity and Interests


The best beach in the area, "Julias Beach" is a 5 minute walk from the villa - there is a hidden path that leads you past the nature reserve, great for spotting turtles, and over the sand dunes to the beach.

As well as restaurants and beach bars there is a beach concession that offers a host of watersports and has lifeguards on patrol in season.


Faro airport is 20 minutes drive.

Further Details:

The unique location of the villa means that the Dunas beach club, Xenia pool bar and restaurant, restaurants Maria's, Izzy's O'Antonio's, Julias and Fin's are all within 5 minutes walk.

The nearby Ria Park Hotel also has restaurants etc. Milk, bread and papers can be bought from there as well as the little shops at Xenia and Dunas.

Guests can purchase Vale do Lobo guest cards at 50% discount through the owners and this entitles them to the use of the 24hr circuit bus, discounts at restaurants within Vale do Lobo, discount on green fees and free access to the wonderful rotunda swimming pool at the Praca.

Vale do Lobo and the Bouganvelia supermarkets are no more than 5 minutes drive away and the larger supermarkets and shops in Almancil are only 10 minutes away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
23 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
28 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
16 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
10 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
24 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payment terms are 35% deposit paid on booking and further 65% paid 10 weeks before arrival date. A deposit of £ 750.00 is payable with the balance and will be returned 14 days after departure to cover any minor damages.
Arrival time is 4pm and departure time is 10am ( please check as this can be varied at quieter times)

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • resort


  • 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
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main Bathroom - WC, two basins, walk-in shower, bath, bidet 2nd Bathroom - WC , bath, walk-in shower, bidet 3rd Bathroom - WC, Walk-in shower 4th Bathroom - WC, Bath with overhead shower


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 16 (7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom with Empress double bed, walk-in dressing room, Bed 2 - Double bed that can be split into 2 Bed 3 - Double bed Bed 4 - 2 x single beds Bed 5 - 2 single beds Bed 6 - 3 beds Bed 7 - Double bed Bed8/study - Double sofa bed All with air


  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Unlimited broadband throughout the house and cottage & to the main outside terrace area. Full cable tv service (all uk channels, sports and sky in HD) in the main house, and cottage, all work independently.No smoking allowed inside property. Pool heating is an additional £235.00. Outside: The unique advantage of Villa Storm, apart from its closeness to the best beach, are its outside areas. The covered terrace off the main drawing room becomes the main seating area in the summer with a wonderful 4.5 metre built in L-shaped sofa with beautiful views over the pool and into the distance and there is a outdoor wifi sound system. The roof terrace has sun loungers and shade sails as well as a dining table and chairs for early morning breakfast. The pool and baby pool have lights and walk in steps. Off the dining room is the BBQ area that has seating for 16 people by the orchard. Above this is the children's fenced in play area with swings etc.& fake grass. To the right of the pool is a newly constructed terrace with the most amazing sunken fire pit with seating for up to 20 that catches the sun long into the evening. Below this is another new terrace with an outdoor ping pong table and table football. The cottage has its own garden to the front & rear & a bbq area with a marble table. Utility Room: Washing machine in main kitchen, drier in utility room outside main kitchen. Washing machine & drier in utility cupboard outside cottage kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service 5 days per week (not including weekends or bank holidays), bathroom towels and bedroom linen. Air conditioning in all bedrooms, included in the rate. Pool towels and hair-dryers are provided for your convenience. Other: Study/bed 8 - Shelves filled with books & games, air hockey table, desk with wifi.

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