Villa Donatella

Varandas do Lago, Quinta do Lago, Algarve

Sleeps 8 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
20 minutes drive from Faro Airport
5 minutes drive or 30 minute stroll down the nature pathway
5 minutes drive to either Vale do Lobo/Quinta do Lago
5 minutes drive to Almancil, Vale do Lobo or Quinta do Lago

At a glance

  • Fabulous 4 bedroom villa with private pool situated in Varandas do Lago
  • Each bedroom has it´s own en-suite - two have a whirlpool bath!!!
  • Bright, open plan living area with stove and direct access to pool/garden
  • Fully equipped Bosch kitchen for whipping up holiday meals
  • Great outdoor space with barbeque, patio furniture and private pool
  • Laundry room, carport, video entry system and air conditioning
  • Take a stroll down to the beach and while away the day
  • Enjoy the local facilities including golf, tennis, gyms, spa and water sports

Villa Donatella is a fabulous 4 bedroom villa that sleeps 8, in the sought-after Varandas do Lago development. The exclusive resorts of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo are close by waiting for you to explore their beaches, restaurants and shops. From the villa stroll along the nature paths to the beach!

Built on two levels the villas has an excellent sun terrace and pool area with plenty of room for sunloungers - everybody loves lazy days by the pool! There is an outside dining area with gas BBQ for relaxed al fresco meals.

All four bedrooms in Villa Donatella are air conditioned and en-suite - two have their own whirlpool bath for taking a long soak after your day in the sun. Two of the four bedrooms in the villa are on the ground floor and these have direct access to the garden and to the pool area.The remaining two bedrooms on the first floor have access to private terraces overlooking the pool and gardens - perfect for sundowners. You can enjoy every minute of sunshine whether it's dining al fresco, taking a dip in the pool or having a siesta with the patio door open!

The open plan sitting and dining room is a bright and open space with plenty of lovely sunlight streaming through the sliding glass doors. There is a wood burning stove for cosy winter nights spent indoors and direct access to the gardens and pool too so in the summer you can open the doors and enjoy the warm breeze. There is cabe TV with a choice of international channels (Lazer TV) and wi-fi.

The fully fitted and equipped Bosch kitchen has everything you need for whipping up holdiay meals. There is also a laundry room and carport. The villa features a central vacuum cleaning system, video entry system, air conditioning, barbeque and private pool with outdoor shower. what more could you need?!

The development of Varandas do Lago is set in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, neighbouring Club do Ancão 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, close to miles and miles of golden beaches.

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 Luxury four bedroom villa with private pool, en-suite bedrooms and fabulous living space both inside and out
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms, each with their own en-suite; two on the ground floor and two on the first floor
Bathrooms 5 bathrooms; four en-suite bathrooms plus a guest cloakroom
Kitchen Fully equipped Bosch kitchen with everything you need for making holiday meals
Utility Room Villa Donatella features a laundry room... though we wouldn´t blame you if you didn´t fancy doing laundry while you are on holidays
Outdoors Enjoy every minute of sunshine outside... and even a few late night cocktails! Private pool, barbeque and beautifully maintained gardens
Living Room Open plan living area with informal dining plus direct access to the gardens/pool and a wood burning stove for cosy winter nights, cable tv and wi-fi.
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Cleaning three times per week for 2 hours each time except weekends and public holidays plus linen changed after 7 nights and towels changed mid-week.
Rental period
Price per week


27 Nov - 31 Dec, 2020

€2,888 / approx. £2,620

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Rate Notes

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

The villa is prepared for your arrival and there is maid service three times per week for 2 hours each time excluding weekends and public holidays. All your linen and bath towels and beach towels (equal to the number of guests - 2 persons per bedroom) are included.

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 rates includes maid service with change of sheets after 7 nights and a change of towels mid-week. The rental includes preparation of the villa also cleaning on departure and heating and/or air conditioning. All bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided.

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 (Non-Refundable)

Villa Donatella is covered for accidental damage by a non-refundable charge of €6 per person (excluding infants) 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 damage to the property which exceeds the value of €200, or we believe has been caused by negligence and / or vandalism, you will be notified by email within 14 days of your leaving date and we will issue you an invoice for immediate payment.

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 Donatella is also subject to a refundable ‘Security Deposit’. This is a fixed amount of €450 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. Your security deposit will be returned within 14 days.

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