|25 minutes drive from Faro Airport|
|10 minutes walk to the beach and the praca|
|Walking distance to Vale do Lobo's golf courses|
|10 minute walk to supermarket in Vale do Lobo|
Villa Alma is a beautiful villa in a quiet but central location on the 5* resort of Vale do Lobo.
Welcoming you to Villa Alma is an antique wooden door leading into the entrance hall. Off the entrance hall is the large and comfortable sitting room, with working woodburning stove and patio doors leading to the outside terrace. There is a big L-shaped sofa with pretty printed cushions, coffee table, two armchairs and a really eye-catching set of mirrors, encased in portholes on the wall. There is a dining area with large wooden table and sitting for ten guests. On the wall, there is a large, modern print which is a real centrepiece. The kitchen is open plan and well fitted with a coffee machine, kettle, dishwasher, large American style fridge, gas hob and electric oven.
Next door to the kitchen is the utility room with a washing machine, freezer and sink. Leading off the kitchen you have the TV snug room, which has a very comfortable L-shaped sofa with colourful cushions, a large flat screen TV with DVD, cable TV and patio doors leading out to the garden. There is also a desk area and fun posters on the walls.
Walk your way through the sitting room, through the corridor and you will find 3 beautiful en-suite bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a storage cupboard and patio doors leading out to the outside terrace, with en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin. Bedroom 2 has a storage cupboard and patio doors leading out to the garden terrace, with en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin. Bedroom 3 has patio doors onto side garden, a storage cupboard and an en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin.
There is a very spacious double bedroom off the entrance hall, which has a king size bed. There are patio doors leading to the pool terrace so the bedroom has a lot of light. Very pretty mother of pearl inlaid chest of drawers and a very original picture cabinet of cut-out butterflies with map prints on them. Large storage cupboards and there is an en-suite bathroom with bath and hand held shower over. Also a modern shower with glass doors, WC and washbasin.
Up to the first floor from the entrance hall to the master suite, which has a king size bed and is a large light room with glass patio doors leading out to the upstairs terrace. There are 2 built-in storage cupboards and stunning bedside lamps. The en-suite bathroom has a large bath with hand held shower over, twin washbasins, 2 heated towel rails, a bidet, WC and large glass door tiled shower. The terrace from this bedroom has outside furniture and overlooks the pool with steps down to the pool area.
Outside area consists of terrace with parasol, 10 sun loungers, garden furniture and table and chairs overlooking the freeform shaped pool, which measures 8m x 6m x 3m, depth at shallow end is the 1m and deep end is 1.80m. There is a BBQ area with table and chairs and a gas BBQ and outside sink. There is a pretty seating area around the back of the property, the perfect place to sit quietly and get away from it all!
There is car parking for up to 3 cars on the drive. The walk to the beach takes about 10 minutes walking along the calçada footpaths through the resort. It is an easy stroll, suitable for all ages and buggies.
Very close to the villa is the highly recommended Paixa restaurant/wine bar on the Jardins Do Golfe development. Open from lunch through late evening, Paixa has a tapas menu, à la carte menu and serves delicious cocktails. It boasts a fabulous selection of wine displayed in a glass wine cellar. In winter, there is an open log fire which makes this a wonderful restaurant to relax and enjoy our lovely mild winters here.
It is only a 10 minute walk from the villa to the medical centre and mini market on the entrance roundabout or 5 minute walk to a cash machine, post office, newsagent, bank, hairdresser, spa, cafes etc in Parque do Golfe. There are many more restaurants and bars are located at The Praça which is a 10 minute walk from the villa.
In The Praça there are numerous restaurants and bars – open all day and late into the evening. There is free live entertainment from May to September. Monty’s Bar and Restaurant is open all year round with evening entertainment. Enjoy watching the sunset over the beach and ocean from Breeze bar or Sandbanks.
If you want to plan a different and fun day for you and your family/friends, we can help you to choose from lots of activities. We have tickets for Aquashow Park and Zoomarine and many other tours and excursions throughout the Algarve.
Vale do Lobo is located in the beach area known as ‘Praia Vale do Lobo’, considered to be one of the finest beaches in the Algarve. From Vale do Lobo you can walk in an easterly direction to both "Praia do Ancao" and "Praia do Garrao" through the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa which is a heritage protected area of lagoons and wet areas that support the local wildlife population. If you walk towards the west you pass "Praia do Trafal" and "Praia do Almargem", following onto "Praia Forte Novo" and then onto the Quarteria stretch of beaches.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that the villa owner's vehicle is parked all year round at the property. There is ample parking on the private driveway.
|Luxuries||Large welcoming family villa of 5 bedrooms, all en-suite with private pool and buckets of space|
|Bedrooms||Master bedroom - king size bed, opens to private 1st floor balcony. Double bedroom with king size bed, access to swimming pool terrace Bedroom 1 - twin beds, opens to ground floor sun terrace. Bedroom 2 - twin beds, opens to garden. Bedroom 3 - twins beds, opens to garden.|
|Bathrooms||Ensuite to master bedroom - large walk-in shower, large bath, twin sinks, wc and bidet. Ensuite to double bedroom - bath with shower, wc and sink. Ensuite to bedroom 1 - large walk in shower, sink and wc. Ensuite to bedroom 2 - large walk in shower, sink and wc. Ensuite to bedroom 3 - large walk in shower, sink and wc.|
|Kitchen||Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, extractor, dishwasher, large American style fridge, toaster, coffee maker, etc|
|Furniture||Modern and contemporary decor throughout the villa to complement the relaxed informal family ambience|
|Utility Room||Washing machine/tumble dryer, freezer|
|Other||Wifi and air-conditioning throughout the villa|
|Outdoors||Fabulous pool with lots of outside space, perfect for al fresco living. Outside rear corner sofa seating area looking over the pool. Further terrace with outdoor dining table and chairs and gas BBQ|
|Living Room||Spacious dining area with large wooden dining table and ten chairs Large sitting room with large L shaped sofa, coffee table, 2 x armchairs Separate TV Room with large plasma TV, DVD, cable TV|
|Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service||Maid service: 2 hours, 2 times per week. Linen, towels and pool towels included.|
1 - 31 Dec, 2018
€3,150 / approx. £2,900
1 Jan - 29 Mar, 2019
€2,500 / approx. £2,310
30 Mar - 28 Apr, 2019
€3,850 / approx. £3,550
29 Apr - 24 May, 2019
€2,500 / approx. £2,310
25 May - 28 Jun, 2019
€4,250 / approx. £3,920
29 Jun - 19 Jul, 2019
€6,500 / approx. £5,990
20 Jul - 17 Aug, 2019
€8,000 / approx. £7,370
18 - 31 Aug, 2019
€6,500 / approx. £5,990
1 Sep - 5 Oct, 2019
€3,950 / approx. £3,640
6 - 18 Oct, 2019
€2,500 / approx. £2,310
19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2019
€3,500 / approx. £3,230
4 Nov - 30 Dec, 2019
€2,500 / approx. £2,310
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Rates are quoted in Euros with a guide Sterling value and payment can be made in either currency.
Pool heating is available and costs an additional €330 per week. The price is inclusive of VAT. 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.
Changeover days vary from property to property. In summer a Saturday arrival is not possible, please email us for more information. It is necessary to vacate the villa by 10am on the last day. 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 12 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of €1500 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.
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