|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|
Varandas do Lago is located in the heart of the Ria Formosa nature reserve between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo. Surrounded by beautiful pine trees, the development is close to miles of sandy beaches and within easy reach of many famous golf courses.
Villa Augusta is a luxurious South-facing family villa built over three levels that can comfortably sleep 10 adults. A large, modern and spacious air-conditioned villa, Augusta offers fabulous amenities so that you can enjoy the sun soaked lifestyle of the Algarve. There is a wonderful Salt Water pool which can be heated upon request (extra cost) and an extended terrace area that you will never want to leave! In addition, Villa Augusta is a child friendly property and has automatic shutters throughout, which provide further privacy and security for the guests.
On the ground floor you have a very spacious kitchen with a generous island for casual dining. The kitchen is modern and inviting in tones of white and grey with a large central island, quartz stone counters and quality appliances including an American style fridge, coffee machine and your very own wine fridge. A bright and fully fitted utility room leads from the kitchen.
The open plan kitchen leads to the dining room which has a large teak table that will seat everyone comfortably with sliding door access to the breakfast terrace. This private terrace has further seating and is perfect for an early morning cup of coffee or evening sundowners.
There is a large living room with a wood burning stove in the marble fireplace and comfy sofas for relaxing after a long day in the sun. There is also a wide screen television with cable TV offering a large variety of international channels such as Sky Sports, BBC and RTE together with access to your own Apple TV or Netflix accounts. The living room has 5 separate sliding doors to the large terrace areas and pool.
The secluded terraces will be one of the most popular spots in the villa during your stay. There is a cool shaded chill out zone for cocktails near the BBQ area and a large table with ample space to seat all the family for meals outside. There is plenty of room for relaxing in the sunshine or shade with sun loungers, comfortable outdoor sofas, swing chairs and parasols. There is a gas BBQ where you can grill up some great food for delicious al fresco meals and enjoy mellow evenings on the terraces while the kids splash around in the pool. There is also a lovely pergola providing shade for a championship size table tennis table for all to enjoy.
For your entertainment there are zoned Sonos Bluetooth speakers in the kitchen, dining room and living room as well as by the pool so everyone can access their favourite music all day long. Furthermore the villa has under floor heating and all air-conditioning units in Villa Augusta are dual functioning if required. There is complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the villa with additional Wi-Fi booster points in most rooms.
Villa Augusta has an exciting entertainment floor with the basement converted into fun zones for all ages. There is a teen den with PlayStation 4, a cinema room with a giant 75 inch television and access to your own Apple TV or Netflix accounts. There is also a large games room with a professional pool table and air hockey table. In addition there is a bar with wine/beer fridge and an arcade machine equipped with 1,299 games including Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Tetris for a trip down memory lane! The games room has Sonos Bluetooth speakers to keep everyone entertained, together with board games and books. There is also an additional guest cloakroom on this level.
All of the 5 bedrooms in Villa Augusta are ensuite with King Size beds that can be converted into twins if required. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, both ensuite with showers as well as an additional guest cloakroom off the spacious entrance hall. In addition one of these bedrooms leads directly to the pool area for your early morning dip! On the first floor there is a large ensuite master bedroom with a separate wardrobe area, private terrace and security safe for family valuables. The large ensuite bathroom has a jacuzzi bath with a separate walk in shower. The second bedroom on this floor has an amazing private terrace that overlooks the pool area and is bathed in afternoon and evening sunshine. The ensuite fifth bedroom in the basement has a window for natural light and a luxury walk in shower. All 5 bedrooms have Smart TVs with very comfortable surroundings.
The whole property is securely gated offering privacy and tranquillity and the advanced Sonos sound system works throughout the villa meaning that everyone can listen to their own music. Augusta can comfortably accommodate two families or a large group of friends with relaxing private spaces for all.
Villa Augusta is located 20 minutes drive from Faro International Airport in the heart of Varandas do Lago with the pristine beaches of Ancão and Garrão nearby. These beaches are either a short drive or a leisurely stroll along the pathways of the Ria Formosa nature reserve to either relax in the sun or take part in water based activities. The sandy beaches stretch for miles and both have a great selection of superb beachside restaurants which include the famous Izzy's and Julia's restaurants on Garrão beach. The resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago are also nearby, with a great range of shops, restaurants, activities, bars and night life. Both resorts are a short drive from Villa Augusta, while the town of Almancil, with banks, pharmacies, supermarkets and more restaurants is just over a 5 minute drive away. Villa Augusta is also located beside many championship golf courses so there are plenty of sporting activities for the whole family to enjoy.
|Luxuries||Large Salt Water pool and spacious terrace areas with outdoor sofas, swing chairs, sun loungers, parasols and table tennis table. Air conditioning and Smart TVs in all the bedrooms, modern and well-equipped kitchen, boosted Wi-Fi throughout and zoned Sonos Bluetooth sound system inside and out. Fully equipped entertainment floor with cinema room, games room, teen den and bar.|
|Bedrooms||5 large ensuite bedrooms, 2 on the ground floor, 2 on the first floor and 1 in the basement, The rooms are spacious, air-conditioned and 3 have access to sun terraces.|
|Bathrooms||All 5 bedrooms are ensuite with either walk-in showers or bath and shower. There are 2 guest cloakrooms on the ground floor and in the basement.|
|Kitchen||Modern kitchen with contemporary decor. Well equipped with electric hob, American style fridge, microwave, oven, coffee maker, dishwasher and wine fridge.|
|Utility Room||Children's beach toys, ironing board, washing machine and tumble dryer.|
|Outdoors||Excellent outside space - the large Salt Water swimming pool is 12 x 4m which can be heated upon request (extra cost). There are ample sun loungers, swing chairs and outdoor sofas for relaxing in chill-out zones together with an outdoor table tennis table, outside dining and a gas BBQ.|
|Living Room||Large living room with panoramic windows and access to the extended terraces and large dining room. Wide-screen Smart TV with cable TV, offering a wide choice of international channels such as Sky Sports, BBC and RTE and access to your own Apple TV and Netflix accounts.|
|Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service||Complimentary maid service provided mid stay. Also bath and beach towels supplied together with all bedding and linen.|
1 Jan - 29 Mar, 2019
€3,000 / approx. £2,670
30 Mar - 28 Apr, 2019
€4,000 / approx. £3,560
29 Apr - 24 May, 2019
€3,000 / approx. £2,670
25 May - 28 Jun, 2019
€4,500 / approx. £4,010
29 Jun - 19 Jul, 2019
€6,000 / approx. £5,340
20 Jul - 17 Aug, 2019
€7,000 / approx. £6,230
18 - 31 Aug, 2019
€5,500 / approx. £4,900
1 Sep - 5 Oct, 2019
€4,000 / approx. £3,560
6 - 18 Oct, 2019
€3,000 / approx. £2,670
19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2019
€3,500 / approx. £3,120
4 Nov - 30 Dec, 2019
€3,000 / approx. £2,670
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Changeover days vary from property to property 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.
Pool heating is available and costs an additional €350 per week includes 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 can not guarantee a temperature of the water.
For all rentals securing deposit must be paid on time of booking this is 25% of the total booking cost. All deposits are non refundable.
The final balance is to be paid 12 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of €2,000 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.
SandyBlue can provide many extras on request (charges apply) such as in villa catering, car hire and airport transfers etc. Please ask for more details.
Individual hire: Foldaway bed with linen and towels €125, baby travel cot (as provided by the 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).
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