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Villa Athena

Lakeside Village, Quinta do Lago, Algarve

Sleeps 6 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
20-minute drive from Faro Airport
15-minute walk to the lake beach
5-minute drive - Quinta do Lago or Vale do Lobo Clubhouse
5-minute drive Quinta do Lago Shopping Centre
Villa Athena is Serviced by SandyBlue Find out more...

At a glance

  • Amazing views! Lakes, golf, the Ria Formosa and the ocean!
  • Superb salt water pool and sun terrace, south-facing with magnificent views
  • Landscaped gardens, with pathways leading towards the lakes and beach
  • Air conditioning throughout the villa for your comfort day and night
  • Wi-Fi and international TV channels for your entertainment
  • Excellent amenities in resort - golf courses, tennis club, spa and beach club
  • Walk to the beach, to the lake and a choice of restaurants
  • Golf enthusiasts are spoiled - there are top class courses nearby

Villa Athena is a fabulous, detached, 3-bedroom villa in an outstanding location on the shores of Quinta do Lago lake. With amazing lake, ocean and golf views, this 3-bedroom villa, which sleeps 6, has a huge, sun-drenched poolside and garden. Outside living at it's very best!

The exterior

Located in Lakeside Village, Quinta do Lago, Villa Athena is in a very tranquil spot and has unbeatable views! The villa overlooks Quinta do Lago South course, and aside from the super golf views, there are views of both lakes, the dunes of the Ria Formosa natural park and the ocean. It's just a short stroll from the villa to the lakes and then onto the beach. The villa stands alone at the end of a cobbled cul-de-sac, so there is no passing traffic, not even on foot. Peace and privacy all around!

The villa is south-facing and bathes in glorious sunshine, all day long. There is a beautifully landscaped garden to the side of the villa and pool area, with access to pathways along the adopted land, leading towards the beach and lakes. The pool and sun terrace area is very spacious, with amazing panoramic views from every angle. The overflow pool is large, with integrated steps. There is an outside lounge and dining area with gas BBQ.

The living areas

Inside, Villa Athena is built over two levels and has a roof terrace. On the ground floor, the entrance hall leads to the open plan kitchen, dining and living area, with direct access to the pool and terrace.

This area has air conditioning and the living room, with steps from the kitchen area, has a wide screen TV with cable channels with a range of international and UK channels. There is also Wi-Fi throughout the villa. The kitchen is modern and well equipped. There is a guest WC on the ground floor.

The bedrooms

There are 3 bedrooms in total at Villa Athena. All the bedrooms are doubles, are en-suite and have air conditioning. One double bedroom is on the ground floor with TV and an en-suite bathroom with a step in shower.

The master suite is on the first floor and has a TV and DVD player, as well as an en-suite bathroom with separate bath and step in shower. There is another double room on the first floor, with an en-suite bathroom with a step in shower. The rooms on the first floor share a large sunny balcony that overlooks the pool and has those magnificient views.

The roof top terrace is perfect for early mornings, watching the sun rise across the gorgeous views.

About the area

Villa Athena is located in the fabulous Lakeside Village, in Quinta do Lago! For ideas and tips, head to our 'Exploring Lakeside Village' guide.

Lakeside Village in Quinta do Lago is known for being lively and luxurious, with plenty to do in the surrounding areas. Bars, shops and restaurants (Casa do Lago, Os Arcos, The Shack Bar and others) are close by and so is Quinta do Lago beach!

There is a communal pool and tennis courts within the resort.

Luxuries The views! Large pool, spacious sun terrace and landscaped gardens. Air conditioning and Wi-Fi
Bedrooms 3 double bedrooms in total. All the rooms are en-suite and all have air conditioning. 1 double bedroom on the ground floor, with TV. 2 double bedrooms on the first floor, sharing a large sun terrace. The master bedroom has a TV and DVD player
Bathrooms 3 en-suite bathrooms. The master suite has a bath and a separate step-in shower. Both other bathrooms have step-in showers
Kitchen Open plan kitchen with breakfast bar, microwave, oven, kettle, American style fridge freezer, dishwasher. There is a separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer
Outdoors Large sun terrace with outside dining with gas BBQ and outside lounge. The salt water pool is 12 x 5m with integrated steps
Living Room Open plan living and dining room, with a step into the living area. Wide screen TV with international and UK channels. There is Wi-Fi. Direct access from the living room to the pool area
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service/ Bath & Beach towels supplied/ Bedding supplied
Rental Period
Price per week


28 - 29 Sep, 2023

€5,189 / approx. £4,630

30 Sep - 20 Oct, 2023

€2,899 / approx. £2,590

21 Oct - 4 Nov, 2023

€4,939 / approx. £4,410

5 Nov - 15 Dec, 2023

€2,899 / approx. £2,590

16 - 31 Dec, 2023

€4,939 / approx. £4,410


1 Jan - 27 Mar, 2024

€3,189 / approx. £2,850

28 Mar - 21 Apr, 2024

€5,439 / approx. £4,860

22 Apr - 24 May, 2024

€4,000 / approx. £3,570

25 May - 25 Jun, 2024

€5,709 / approx. £5,100

26 Jun - 19 Jul, 2024

€7,319 / approx. £6,530

20 Jul - 18 Aug, 2024

€8,849 / approx. £7,900

19 Aug - 1 Sep, 2024

€7,319 / approx. £6,530

2 - 29 Sep, 2024

€5,709 / approx. £5,100

30 Sep - 18 Oct, 2024

€4,000 / approx. £3,570

19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2024

€5,439 / approx. £4,860

4 Nov - 20 Dec, 2024

€3,189 / approx. £2,850

21 - 31 Dec, 2024

€5,439 / approx. £4,860

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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. The villa is prepared for your arrival.

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.

Refer to the terms and conditions for additional information

Booking Notes

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 €197.23. The rental includes air conditioning, preparation of the property and cleaning on departure. 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, highchair €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).

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

Refer to the terms and conditions for additional information.

For all rentals, a securing deposit must be paid at the time of booking. This is 25% of the total booking value. All such deposits are non-refundable. The final balance is to be paid 12 weeks before arrival.

Accidental Damage Cover (ADC, Non-Refundable)

Villa Athena is covered for accidental damage by a non-refundable charge of €42 per week, which will be added to your confirmation invoice. This covers you for accidental damage to the property during your occupation up to the value of €200 per incident. This expressly excludes damage caused through negligence and / or vandalism.

If there has been any accidental damage to the property that exceeds the value of €200, you will be notified by email within 10 days of your leaving date and we will discount the amount above €200 from your refundable security deposit. However, if SandyBlue believes that this damage was caused by negligence and/or vandalism, ADC will not apply and the full cost of any repairs or replacements will be deducted from the refundable security deposit.

In the event of any damage, we ask that you notify us immediately regardless of value.

This does not cover lost house keys which will be immediately charged if lost.

Security Deposit (Refundable)

In addition to the ‘Accidental Damage Cover’, Villa Athena is also subject to a refundable ‘Security Deposit’. This is a fixed amount of €600 and is payable at least 4 weeks prior to arrival date.

Any damage caused to the property must be reported immediately and any damage cost will be deducted from your security deposit. Your ‘Accidental Damage Cover’ will cover the first €200 of any single incident.

Following your departure, the Property Management Team will inspect the property and you will be informed within 10 days of any issues identified. If no issues are detected, your security deposit will be returned in full within 14 days.

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Villa Athena is...

Properties managed by SandyBlue have full access to our property management and housekeeping services. We undertake routine inspections regularly, ensuring the property is ready to welcome new guests.

We believe in pristine properties. Our maintenance team is always on hand to oversee many aspects of the property, while housekeeping’s professional approach means the very best hygiene protocols are followed all year round.

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