|20 minutes drive from Faro Airport|
|5 minutes drive or 30 minute walk through Nature reserve|
|5 minutes drive to Quinta or Vale do Lobo Clubhouse|
|5 minutes drive to Almancil or mini market in Vale do Lobo / Quinta|
Casa Julima is a modern, spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa which sleeps up to 9. There is a double bedroom and a triple bedroom with double bed and single bed on the first floor and on the ground floor there is a twin bedroom sharing a bathroom with a double bedroom.
Holidaying in Casa Julima includes all you need for a luxurious holiday including a private pool (heatable at an extra cost). 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 TV in the lounge, Wi-Fi, BOSE sound system with iPhone attachment, Playstation PS3 & games, board games, small library of books and magazines. The villa has full reverse cycle air conditioning throughout, plus there is a safe installed so you can keep you valuables securely contained.
Both upstairs bedrooms are ensuite and both have direct access (via sliding doors) to a large balcony with tables and chairs. The down stairs bedroom is suitable for mobility impaired guests with an ensuite walk in shower room and sliding doors giving direct access to the terrace, pool and garden area. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have plasma TVs and DVD players. Two hairdryers are supplied in the villa.
Breakfast in the morning can be taken on your balcony. Enjoy a freshly made cappuccino from the espresso coffee machine in the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmos you need to whip up a fantastic meal. There is 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 by the pool. There is a king-size bed, air conditioning and an abundance of fitted wardrobes. 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 sofas, squishy cushions and cuddly throws to snuggle under at night while relaxing with a hot chocolate in winter. This room has an ensiuite shower room.
All the bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided for you while on holiday.
The large heatable 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 with chairs to enjoy al fresco dining in the timber pergola, during those warm summer evenings. A pool fence can also be installed (additional charge).
The garden is lawn and flowering shrubs. The entire property is fenced and completely secure for the little ones to go for a wander and 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, Pizza Pasta Fantasia, San Marco and bars like The Cheeky Pup and Melting Pot in Quinta do Lago Q Centre. In fact, this area boasts some of the best restaurants in the Algarve!
|Luxuries||International channels - includes sports and movies, multimedia room, Playstation 3 and laptop, fully air conditioned throughout the villa, pool heating is also available.|
|Bedrooms||Two double bedrooms, one triple and one twin bedroom. One double bedroom on the ground floor with ensuite bathroom. One bedroom with twin beds on the ground floor. Two bedrooms upstairs - master double and a third bedroom with double bed and a single bed.|
|Bathrooms||Two shower rooms, one bathroom and a guest toilet|
|Kitchen||Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, washing machine, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, full complement of utensils, crockery and cookware.|
|Utility Room||Clothes dryer, ironing board, iron.|
|Outdoors||Heatable pool (charges apply) of approximately 5m x 8m. Balcony / terrace, private and securely fenced garden, pergola, sun loungers, dining area and BBQ. A pool fence can be installed - charges apply.|
|Living Room||Plasma TV, full SKY sports package, Wi-Fi internet access and lap top.|
|Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service||Mid stay maid service with towel change.|
1 Jan - 29 Mar, 2019
€1,750 / approx. £1,580
30 Mar - 28 Apr, 2019
€1,950 / approx. £1,760
29 Apr - 24 May, 2019
€1,750 / approx. £1,580
25 May - 28 Jun, 2019
€2,350 / approx. £2,110
29 Jun - 19 Jul, 2019
€3,275 / approx. £2,940
20 Jul - 17 Aug, 2019
€4,475 / approx. £4,020
18 - 31 Aug, 2019
€3,275 / approx. £2,940
1 Sep - 5 Oct, 2019
€2,100 / approx. £1,890
6 - 18 Oct, 2019
€1,750 / approx. £1,580
19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2019
€1,900 / approx. £1,710
4 Nov - 30 Dec, 2019
€1,750 / approx. £1,580
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Pool heating is available and costs an additional €350 per week. Please note that the temperature of the water when heated is dependent on the external temperature / weather. Cold overnight temperatures and rain will mean that the water may be cooler. We cannot guarantee a temperature of the water. The pool cover must be returned when finished swimming to ensure that the water stays warm. A pool fence can be installed for an additional payment of €275 per week.
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. Access to the villa is after 4pm on day of arrival. Refer to the terms and conditions for additional information.
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 12 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of €600 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.
Individual hire : Foldaway bed with linen and towels €125, baby travel cot (as provided by manufacturer) & provision of foam mattress, linen and towels €90, high chair €30. Extra Maid service on request - €60 per 2 hour booking (this consists of either 1 maid for 2 hours or 2 maids for 1 hour).
SandyBlue can provide many extras on request (charges apply) such as pool tables and table tennis (where installation is possible), in villa catering, car hire and airport transfers etc. Please ask for more details.
WOW, I'm not exagerating when I say that our 2 weeks in Casa Julima was probably our best ever holiday in Portugal!!!! We were so impressed from the moment we walked through the door... It is a lovely, spotlessly clean,very well-maintained villa with everything you could need. We were delightfully surprised to find a small basic supply of groceries, lots of pool inflatables & even sun creams !!!. It's a very nicely furnished bright & spacious villa. The kitchen is very well equipped with plenty of pots & pans if you choose to cook at home, it also even has a toasted sandwich maker. The TV had every channel you could think of & wifi was just perfect at all times. The bathrooms were beautifully decorated with a very good supply of towels, toiletries & toilet rolls. The bedrooms were very spacious with plenty of storage & the beds were so so comfortable. The pool & garden area was brilliant, plenty of sunbeds & several parasols should you need shade. We used to BBQ on several evenings & enjoyed the outdoor dining area everyday. We have had a wonderful time, thank you so much &
Another lovely holiday spent at Casa Julima, courtesy of Sandy Blue, who we've used on a number of years. We love the location around Quinta do Lago. The pleasant little shopping centre with lovey cafes/restaurants, chemist, & boutique shops. The walks along the Ria Formosa to the beach, where you can sit have an espresso & just enjoy the ambiance. The myriad of golf facilities. Lots of great eateries covering every taste, pizzas, pasta's, burgers, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Argentinian & of course Portuguese. Our local favourite remains the family run Don Camillo, where Jorge & Fleur look after us well. We'll be back again in 2019, God willing & Brexit notwithstanding.
We had an amazing holiday staying at Vila Julima, Quinta do Lago. The villa was beyond our expectations and the photos do not do this villa justice. It is a very generous villa with plenty of entertaining space but plenty of room to have a quiet minute to yourself. On arrival we were greeted with a many additional items that we were not expecting, the food and drink in the fridge along with complimentary toiletries were all a welcome & added bonus. The villa is in an ideal position, it is close to Faro airport (but not too close), the many beautiful beaches and the many fantastic restaurants are all within a 10 minute drive which makes it a perfect place for a relaxing holiday. I would highly recommend both this villa and also Sandy Blue as a company. The whole experience was easy yet professional and it made our holiday a fantastic experience from start to finish.
First I just wanted to say how amazing Amy was during our holiday. We needed help with a few things and she was very helpful and kind a real credit to your company. We had an amazing holiday and have very special memories to treasure. We thought the villa was beautiful. This is the 3rd time we have booked with you and have yet again enjoyed another fabulous holiday. Again please pass our Thanks on to Amy
We had a lovely time in Villa Julima, perfect location and villa was great the welcome package was a lovely surprise which we have never had from other rentals.. we will defenitally book and recommend Sandy Blue the service we received was great..
We had a lovely time in Portugal, we've been going there for many years and meet up with friends to eat, drink and chill! The villa was lovely and the welcome basket in the kitchen and lotions in the living room were particularly welcome!
We had a fantastic time again in Casa Julima – it really is a perfect spot for a relaxing holiday and close to many great restaurants and superb golf courses,
'Great villa again! We have used you for the past three years and have always enjoyed our stays immensely! Thanks to the Sandy Blue team!
We had another fantastic week in Casa Julima - the villa has everything you could possibly need and we are so well looked after by Joe & Lita - it really is a home from home - with the added bonus of glorious sunshine and a lovely pool!
Hello, Just to confirm we are now back from holiday & had a wonderful time. Many thanks, Lucy
Hi, Everything is being perfect! As i'm used to with sandy blue... Thanks Rui
‘Lorna and I have been coming to the Algarve for over 25 years. This is the first time we did not stay in a hotel or with friends. The villa was great and well equipped. There was just the two of us but it was evident that there was more than adequate space for families. There was a neat and tidy south facing back garden that was also very well equipped and despite it being late December/early January we did sit outside although we decided not to take advantage of the swimming pool! Everything was well organised by SandyBlue from the welcome pack of provisions through to very comprehensive directions with pictures on how to find the villa. Very professional. We have our favourite restaurants over many years. For great fish we go to Casa dos Pinheiros and for something with a warm welcome which is open on a Sunday and reasonably priced we go to Iberico. For our special dinner on the last night we always go to Casa do Campo which is owned and run in a delightful old farmhouse by an Irish lady called Jackie. All these restaurants have been in the same ownership virtually since we first went to Vale do Lobo/Quinta. For lunch we like Izzy’s beach bar although Julia’s nearby is also good. We enjoyed our golf although San Lorenzo and Vale do Lobo were a bit worn out. Perhaps the owners do not have the same funds available as they used to! Quinta South was in excellent condition and we were fortunate to play with friend at the new Quinta course, Laranjal. We had a great New Years Eve at Casa do Lago with friends and there were spectacular fireworks over the lagoon to see in 2014’.
Yes we got back to a rather wet Scotland, thanks. Thinking about our next holiday already :-). As far as a review is concerned quick comments you're welcome to use as follows. This is the 2nd time we've booked a villa through Sandy Blue and assuming we come back again to Portugal for the 6th year running will use them again. All arrangements made through Sandy Blue worked, and all the team were very pleasant to deal with. Casa Julima is a lovely villa with everything you need. It's very well furnished and looks lovely when you walk in the door. Two weeks later and we had little to complain about apart from having to leave. The only small criticism was the very slow and unsecured internet connection but that really shouldn't detract from a very well appointed villa. (Managers note- we are escalating with PT to improve the line service). We stayed in Verendas do Lago last year and find it a great base to get to the beaches, the Ria Formosa, golf courses and local restaurants. The best restaurant by the way is Don Camillo, where Georges and his wife look after you really well. The food is absolutely wonderful and really well priced. We always end up eating there 5 evenings at least and we've never had a bad meal. On the subject of restaurants, don't ignore Louro in the new Conrad, lovely surroundings and priced to match the local restaurants in the immediate area. My daughter and son in law like De Barra, good cheap bar food served with a smile. Overall we've had another lovely holiday in the Algarve and look forward to a return soon. Cheers Colin
Sorry I could not reply sooner but ever since we have got back here it has been like working, working and again working. Anyway thank you so much we enjoyed our holiday a lot. Joe, the caretaker, was very helpful and exerted always a great effort to keep us happy. Please tell me what kind of discounts do you offer return guests.? Thanks Amr
We very much enjoyed our stay in both of the Villa's. They were both very well equipped and comfortable and had everything we needed to enjoy our holiday. Thank you xx
Cannot recommend highly enough the staff at SandyBlue, who look after this villa and a number of other properties in the area. From the moment of booking to the end of the holiday it was a smooth, efficient and very friendly service. The villa was of a very high standard and exactly as pictured in the photos. It was absolutely spotless and full of lots of lovely fixture and fittings. It had lots of things for children too including pool inflatables, lifejackets and toys and games. Very family orientated. The pool heating was suberb (as we went in May when weather not at it's hottest). Good laptop and internet provided in the villa which we found extremely useful during our stay. In a lovely quiet location. Didn't experience any noise disturbances during our stay and had a very relaxing time. I would not hesitate at recommending both this company and this property to anyone, as the service we received was first class, which is rare in this day and age!
Casa Julima could not be faulted it was exactly as advertised. Linen and towels provided were of a good quality, plentiful and clean and the villa was presented in a spotless manner. SandyBlue do think of everything even to toys for the children to use in and out of the villa. This rental comes with our highest recommendation
Thank you so much for the great stay at the villa, everything was perfect.We were delighted with how easy our stay was because it was like home. I have shown the villa to lots of friends and we will go back for sure. Thanks again and I will call you to book again,
I just thought I'd drop you a brief line to say how much Jill, Cora and myself enjoyed our stay at your lovely apartment last week. Having stayed in many rental villas and apartments over the years, I can honestly say that we have never stayed anywhere better, everything about the place is fabulous. Thanks to you and your team for making our holiday so memorable........hopefully my wife will let me bring my golf clubs next time! Thanks again. SandyBlue Note:The Savage family have re-booked and will be enjoying the property again in September 2010 - great stuff !!
Just to let you know that we all had a fabulous time in the villa. The holiday went without a problem, just a dial on the cooker, and we had a great week in Portugal. We have nothing but positive comments to make about our stay and we look forward to booking a villa through you again. The villa was very well appointed and the added touch of extra bits like toiletries, toilet rolls and provisions was fabulous. We all enjoyed our stay and no-one wanted to leave. Kindest Regards
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