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Luxury 1st Floor Apartment, Fully Equipped, Sea Glimpses

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Dunas Douradas, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, Central Algarve, Portugal - Excellent On Site Facilities, 10 Minutes Walk To The Beach, Bars And Restaurants

Situated in the middle of the Algarve's "Golden Triangle", Dunas Douradas has established itself as a great place to stay. 302D is a fully renovated 1st floor apartment. It consists of Entrance Hall, Kitchen, Living Room, Terrace, two Bedrooms and two Bathrooms. Sleeping four comfortably, it benefits from air conditioning, high speed unlimited wifi internet access, and 100 channel cable TV. A wood burning fire ensures winter warmth. Parking is right outside, with the main resort facilities all within 100 yards.

Terence Harbord
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Terence Harbord

Now retired, we have travelled extensively throughout the world, and lived temporarily in both Sydney and Hong Kong. Our home is in the UK, but we have visited Portugal for thirty years, and have never been disappointed. Depending on our length of stay, we either drive via the ferry to Santander, or fly into Faro and rent a car. Either way, it's always great to get there! For the first time (2014) we have decided to let our apartment. We hope you enjoy yourselves as much as we do.

Why Terence Harbord chose Almancil area

We first stayed at Dunas Douradas in 1986 with our two young children. We would return every two or three years and always enjoyed a wonderful family holiday in safe and secure surroundings, blessed with perfect weather. When we came to buy, Dunas was an obvious choice as the standard of the resort has maintained it's excellent level. Three years ago we completely refurbished and modernised the apartment, so it now has a very contemporary yet comfortable feel. Access from the UK, friendliness of the Portuguese, variety of sport (golf, tennis, watersports etc), restaurant choice and safety all combine to ensure everybody has something to enjoy!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vale do Garrão in Almancil

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite to Bedroom 1, this bathroom has a large thermostatically controlled high flow rate shower, wash basin and wc. Bathroom 2 has a bath with a shower over, wash basin and wc. Both bathrooms have underfloor heating and heated towel rails.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a large double bed which can be made up as two singles on request. Sony 100 channel cable TV. Hairdrier. Bedroom 2 has two single beds. TV and DVD. Hairdrier. One cot suitable for a child up to 12 months is also available.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is not available for groups of young people under the age of thirty. Strictly No Smoking. Outside: The communal gardens are beautifully maintained, with grass and shrub areas, plus typical Portugal pines. The terrace has a modern gas-fired barbecue. Dunas Douradas boasts one of the best communal pools in the Algarve. Alongside there is also a paddling pool and the wide surround ensures plenty of room for the comfortable sun beds and sunshades. Poolside you will find a bar for drinks, food and ice creams, plus a small shop selling basic groceries. The on-site restaurant, Xenia overlooks the pool. Next to the pool is the Dunas Douradas reception area where their friendly English speaking staff are only too happy to help with any queries. Utility Room: A Samsung washing machine, ironing board and steam iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is changed weekly, towels twice a week. Good quality beach/pool towels are included in the rental price. Other: Terrace. Modern large glass table and four chairs, three seater sofa. Gas barbecue. Views towards the sea, over beautifully maintained gardens.


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Luxury 1st Floor Apartment, Fully Equipped, Sea Glimpses
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is our second holiday at this apartment and we have already made arrangement to visit again next year. The owners of the apartment go to great lengths to ensure everything you need is available. The apartment is very well presented and fully equipped.

Gladly recommend the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Walking to the beach will take ten minutes, where bars and restaurants provide refreshment overlooking the ocean.

On the beach there are various areas providing sun beds and sunshades at extra cost.


Faro airport is 25 minutes away. Faro is served by nearly all main and regional airports in the UK. Santander in Northern Spain is a full days drive away, on not tolled Spanish motorways and may be suitable if you wish to bring your own transport. Ferries from the UK run about four times a week from either Portsmouth or Plymouth. In the winter this service is reduced to twice a week.


Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago are 5 minutes drive away. Almancil (the local town) is ten minutes drive.

Further Details:

Supermarkets, health centres and banks are found in Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, and Almancil. Basic Groceries are available on site at Dunas Douradas. At the last count there were 126 restaurants within a ten minute drive. The local post office, pharmacies and police station are in Almancil.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vale do Garrão, Loule region

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 20% is required to confirm the booking. The balance is due six weeks prior to commencement of the rental.

Changeover Day:
Flexible. Let me know your requirements, and I will do my best to accommodate you regarding both days and times.

Notes on prices:
No supplements for weekend arrivals. Extra cleaning can be arranged in addition to the linen and towel changes as specified at approximately £10 per hour.

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.