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3 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Villa, South Facing Swimming Pool And Landscaped Gardens

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa near Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago - Varandas do Lago is set in a tranquil area and within easy reach of beautiful sandy beaches.

This extremely spacious 3 bedroom villa is exceptionally well-presented with each bedroom having its own en-suite shower/bathroom, built-in wardrobes, double glazing and air-conditioning. There is also a fourth shower room on the ground floor. The villa has an extensive basement with a home cinema area, games room and further indoor putting green. A fully-fitted kitchen designed to a high specification with ample size breakfast table, granite work surfaces, plenty of cupboard space and integrated appliances. There is a spacious open planned living/dining area with double glazed patio doors to covered terraces and private pool area with built in bar-b-que. All rooms have air-conditioning.

This is also the perfect villa for winter and early spring (golfers in particular), as it has under floor heating and heaters in all the bedrooms and lounge area, a gas fire in the lounge and also outside heaters so that you can still enjoy a bar-b-que or alfresco dining in the colder months.

More Details

Jane & Keith Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

About Jane & Keith Williams

My husband Keith and myself live in Dartmouth, Devon and we share our time between Dartmouth, North Bovey on Dartmoor where we own an idyllic chocolate box cottage, Portugal and various long haul destinations. We have 4 sons and 7 grandchildren and love our holidays in the Algarve with the family

Jane & Keith Williams purchased this villa in 2006

Why Jane & Keith Williams chose Almancil area

We stayed with some dear friends in their villa in Varandas do Lago and fell in love with the area. It has fabulous beaches, a wealth of restaurants from economy through to Michelin standard and is right in the middle of a golfing paradise

What makes this villa unique

The nearest beach is a 5 minute drive and all of the beaches are perfect for children. They stretch for miles. There are an abundance of golf courses and tennis courts whatever your standard. As previously mentioned there are a massive array of restaurants for fine dining through to family economy.


Almancil Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Bedroom 1 has ensuite bath/shower with wc and bidet. Bedroom 2 has ensuite shower with wc and bidet. Bedroom 3 has ensuite shower with wc and bidet. There is a further fourth shower room with wc on the ground floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, ensuite bathroom, glazed sliding doors to south facing terrace. Bedroom 2, twin beds with ensuite shower room. Bedroom 3 with double bed, ensuite shower room and balcony. All with built in wardrobes and air conditioning.
  • Books ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: This is an exceptionally well-presented villa, extremely child friendly and situated on an exclusive development close to sandy beaches and restaurants. Strictly no pets or smokers allowed and no stag/hen parties. Outside: The villa has lockable gates leading to steps up to covered entrance porch with main double oak front doors. Further electric gates open to driveway and garage. Landscaped gardens either side of entrance. Secluded 10m x 5m private swimming pool with landscaped garden, automatic irrigation system and featuring a natural stone wall backdrop. Built in bar-b-que area with outdoor dining table and chairs seating up to 8 people. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Villa is cleaned weekly on exit of tenants. Other: Great fun games room with snooker table, table football and table tennis plus a darts board feature in this large basement area with comfy sofas and a cinema, tv and video. Adjacent is an indoor putting green to practice one's golf. Large storage area.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

3 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Villa, South Facing Swimming Pool And Landscaped Gardens
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Sensational villa. Very helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

Wow. Well appointed villa on a quite estate, within walking distance of the beach. Also walkable are a few restaurants, but ideally a car is needed to get around.

The pool area is a real sun trap (even in April) and the BBQ experience is enhanced by outside heaters.

The basement games room was a real hit with the family, with the large screen TV having both Sky and BT Sports.

Furnishing were lovely and the place felt like a home from home.

Transacting with the owners was very straightforward and we had a great holiday.

Very highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning Villa, Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

My young family spent ten days out here, and wish it had been longer! I was slightly nervous about how much work it would be taking my lot out there, but Jane (the owner) has made is all so easy out there. The villa was immaculate, the area so wonderful (tonnes of options for both day and evenings) and we can't wait to come back! Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Exceptional villa in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

From the initial communication with the owners through to our departure, this was a wonderful experience. The villa is immaculate and very well equipped. The location is wonderful with the beach, Quinta Do Lago and Vale Do Lobo extremely close by with a great selection of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes. The Villa is very family friendly with loads to do. Thanks again for a wonderful holiday and we will certainly be booking again.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Thoroughly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic holiday with the family. The villa is in a great location, near the beach and a wealth of superb restaurants. Very spacious inside, with a lovely private swimming pool. We've already spoken to Jane (the owner, really helpful and friendly) about booking again this year.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa and Service!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful 10 night stay in this Villa near Vale do Lobo. It was immaculate upon arrival and was a perfect fit for the family - The games room was a particular hit, as was the pool which was a great sun trap for the whole day. Easy location to and from the airport and plenty of great restaurants to choose from (I would recommend Casa de Campo which was only a 5 minute drive away and set in a beautiful courtyard!) Jane was extremely helpful and responsive throughout our stay and was able to provide a full list of places to visit / eat during our time there. I would be happy to recommend this to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super comfortable spacious house, good location

  • 5 of 5

We holidayed twice in this excellent house, and would be more than happy to return again.

If anything it’s better than the photographs, a really comfortable & spacious home from home, well equipped throughout with quality fitting and decoration. It has the essential Air-Con throughout, ensuring a decent night’s sleep in the middle of summer.

We are a family with 2 boys, so lots of time by the pool and BBQ in the evening, with a pool table in the basement as a bonus. It’s a short drive to the beach or restaurants, and <30 minutes from the airport

Like most Villas in this area, a car is pretty much essential for every trip, but that’s to be expected.

The owners are responsive and easy to deal with, the rental, arrival & departure ran smoothly on both occasions. A highly recommended holiday location.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Car: necessary


The villa is within easy reach of beautiful sandy beaches, a ten minute drive or a twenty minute walk through a tranquil wooded pine forest. The sandy beach stretches for about 5 miles with safe bathing, surrounded by golf courses and excellent beach/bar restaurants. One can walk from the heart of the ria formosa nature reserve at quinta do lago to vale do lobo and on to quarteria along the beach.


Faro Internationl airport is within a 25 minute drive from the villa. Car hire is essential for getting around the area and there are numerous car hire rentals at Faro Airport.


Quinta do Lago with its stylish shopping plaza, restaurants and hotels is less than a ten minute drive/twenty minute walk. There is also a Riding Stables about five minutes away from Varandas. Vale do Lobo is again about a ten minute drive and Vilamoura with its Marina and Casino is about thirty minutes in the car.

Further Details:

The Varandas do Lago development is set in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve between the prestigious golf resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. Surrounded by beautiful pine forests the development is within easy reach of sandy golden beaches. Within a short drive there is also an extensive selection of exclusive restaurants, nightlife and great shopping facilities. It is also only 25 minutes drive from Faro airport and Faro itself.


Rates & Availability

Almancil Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 1
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 2
Apr 30 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 3
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 4
Jul 23 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 6
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 7
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 8
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323.4

Booking Notes:
25% payable at the time of booking with the balance 8 weeks before the start of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day would be Saturday but are flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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