Villa Areia Azul

Varandas do Lago, Quinta do Lago, Algarve

Sleeps 8 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
20 minutes drive from Faro Airport
5 minutes drive or 30 minute walk through Nature reserve
5 minutes drive - Quinta Do Lago or Vale do Lobo Clubhouse
5 minutes drive to Almancil or mini market in Vale do Lobo / Quinta

At a glance

  • Situated in Varandas do Lago in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve
  • Pool party ! Large (11 metres x 6 metres) heatable pool (extra cost)
  • Short distance to the beach - enjoy a stroll through the nature reserve!
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the villa, brag about it on Facebook
  • Fabulous indoor/outdoor living space with Lazer TV programmes
  • Ideal location near to amenities, beaches, restaurants and bars
  • Enjoy a round of golf Vale do Lobo & Quinta do Lago courses nearby
  • Secure off street parking and gated / walled garden, safe for little ones

The development of Varandas do Lago is set in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, near to Quinta do Lago and Vale do Garrão. Surrounded by beautiful pine forests, the development is within easy reach of the famous golf courses of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo and close to miles and miles of golden beaches.

Villa ‘Areia Azul’ is a very spacious 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom villa suitable for up to 8 adults, which has just had a beautiful renovation which includes brand new furnishings inside and out, state of the art plasma TV and much more. It boasts a fabulous indoor/outdoor living space perfect for two families sharing or several friends enjoying a sunny holiday together. In the garden there is a swing set for the children and poolside there are outdoor sofa’s, sun loungers, a dining table and chairs to totally forget about the real world. now’s the time to relax and soak up the Algarvian sunshine!

There is a kitchen with large island unit, perfect for mixing up G&T's at cocktail o’clock. Then move on out to the outdoor entertainment area with gas BBQ, shady terraces, grassy garden and a massive pool that is 11 metres x 6 metres (the depth is 1.1 metres to 2 metres in depth).  The pool can be heated and a pool fence installed - charges apply. You can do proper laps or have a fantastic pool volleyball game or if that’s too energetic you can just cool off in the outdoor shower and flop out on a sun lounger and read your favourite book, basking in the sun or under the parasols.

The combined lounge / dining room has 5 terrace doors leading onto the outdoor area – there is a wonderful feeling of space and light with plenty of room for everyone to relax and chill out while on holiday. The living area also has internet connection, plasma TV with Lazer TV offering a range of international and UK channels and upstairs is another plasma Smart TV with DVD and a TV in one of the downstairs bedrooms for Playstation2 games console to keep the kids amused. The living room has a stereo sounds system and Bluetooth mp3 speaker. All four spacious bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms and the upstairs bedrooms each have a terrace with views over to the Nature Reserve - enjoy watching the sun dip away on the horizon!

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, in this area you will find some of the best restaurants that the Algarve has to offer! 

We recommend car hire when staying in Varandas do Lago.

Luxuries Heated pool, Wi-Fi internet access, Lazer television channels, Playstation 2 and games, .... lots of little luxuries!
Bedrooms Two master bedrooms with king size beds, built in wardrobes, and ensuite bathrooms on first floor, own private terraces, additional master bedroom on ground floor with king size bed and ensuite bathroom and also on the ground floor twin bedroom with ensuite shower room. All bedrooms have air conditioning
Bathrooms Bathrooms have either shower or bath with shower, also bidet, basin, mirror, hair dryers, heated towel rails. Ground floor - guest cloakroom in entrance hallway. Double bedroom ensuite bathroom. Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room. First Floor - master bedroom with ensuite shower room. Additional master bedroom with shower room.
Kitchen Granite work surfaces, central island, wine rack, American style fridge, freezer, hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, espresso machine, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, full complement of utensils, crockery and cookware.
Utility Room Children's beach toys, ironing board, washing machine, tumble dryer.
Outdoors Large private heatable (extra cost) pool 11 m x 6 m, depth 1- 2m, sun shade awning, children's toys, outdoor table, chairs and sun loungers, gas BBQ, outdoor sofas, secure off street parking. A pool fence can be installed - charges apply.
Living Room 5 sets of patio doors opening onto the garden and pool area, several sofa’s with chaise longue, dining table and 8 chairs, 37" LCD TV with Lazer TV offering a range of international channels, Playstation 2 and games, free Wi-Fi internet access, DVD player and Bluetooth speaker.
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service / Bath & Beach towels supplied / Bedding supplied
Rental period
Price per week

1 - 19 Jul, 2019

€3,750 / approx. £3,430

20 Jul - 17 Aug, 2019

€4,450 / approx. £4,070

18 - 31 Aug, 2019

€3,750 / approx. £3,430

1 Sep - 5 Oct, 2019

€2,450 / approx. £2,240

6 - 18 Oct, 2019

€1,950 / approx. £1,790

19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2019

€2,250 / approx. £2,060

4 Nov - 31 Dec, 2019

€1,950 / approx. £1,790

1 Jan - 27 Mar, 2020

€2,050 / approx. £1,880

28 Mar - 26 Apr, 2020

€2,575 / approx. £2,360

27 Apr - 22 May, 2020

€2,050 / approx. £1,880

23 May - 26 Jun, 2020

€2,575 / approx. £2,360

27 Jun - 17 Jul, 2020

€3,950 / approx. £3,620

18 Jul - 16 Aug, 2020

€4,675 / approx. £4,280

17 - 30 Aug, 2020

€3,950 / approx. £3,620

31 Aug - 4 Oct, 2020

€2,575 / approx. £2,360

5 - 16 Oct, 2020

€2,050 / approx. £1,880

17 Oct - 1 Nov, 2020

€2,375 / approx. £2,180

2 Nov - 31 Dec, 2020

€2,050 / approx. £1,880

Pay the easy way in confidence

Pay for your holiday quickly, easily and securely with your credit or debit card.*

AL - 16965 EC - E - All prices shown are correct for the current year and are subject to change for the following year. Other charges may also apply before final booking is secured.
* Terms and conditions apply. Please see "Need to know".

Rate Notes

Rates are quoted in Euros with a guide Sterling value and payment can be made in either currency.

All rental periods include 1 mid-week maid service with towel change. Extra maid service available please ask for details.

Pool heating is available and costs an additional €350 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. The pool cover must be returned when finished swimming to ensure that the water temperature is maintained. A pool fence can be installed on request for an additional charge 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. Access to the villa is after 4pm on day of arrival.

Refer to the terms and conditions for additional information.

Booking Notes

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.

Refer to the terms and conditions for additional information.

The quoted weekly rates include maid service with a mid-week towel change. Stays of 13 nights or more include a long-stay clean and linen change. For stays of 9 to 12 nights for your comfort, there is a compulsory additional maid service with linen and towel change at a surcharge of €238.37. The rental includes air conditioning, preparation of the property and cleaning on departure. 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 in villa catering, car hire and airport transfers etc. Please ask for more details.

Cancellation refunds:

  • Cancellation anytime from date of booking to 63 days before arrival date - loss of deposit
  • Cancellation 56-62 days before arrival date - 50% forfeit on the total value of the booking
  • Cancellation 42-55 days before arrival – 75% forfeit of the total value of the booking
  • Cancellation 15-41 days before arrival – 95% forfeit of the total value of the booking
  • Cancellation between 0 and 14 days before arrival – 100% of the value of the booking is forfeited
  • Please note that we do not accept groups of young/unrelated adults, animals or pets.
  • Only registered guests for the reservation may occupy the property at any time.
  • No events or parties can be held at any property unless authorised prior with written consent from SandyBlue.
  • All properties are non smoking.

Availability for Villa Areia Azul


  •  Today   
  •  Booked


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

What our guests say...

1-3 of 20 reviews

Get a quote

From: €1,950 p/week

Guide Sterling price: £1,790

  • Enquire now
  • Trusted since 2006, we've delivered the perfect Algarve holiday to thousands of guests.
  • Only the best, we hand-pick the properties and only offer those we consider to be the highest quality.
  • Protected. We're in the area so you can rest assured we’ll be there for you.

Pay the easy way in confidence

Pay for your holiday quickly, easily and securely with your credit or debit card.