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Villa dos Sonhos

Varandas do Lago, Quinta do Lago, Algarve

Sleeps 8 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
20-minute drive from Faro Airport
5-minute drive or 30-minute walk through Nature reserve
5-minute drive to Quinta do Lago or Vale do Lobo Clubhouse
5-minute drive to Almancil or mini market in Vale do Lobo/Quinta do Lago
Villa dos Sonhos is Serviced by SandyBlue Find out more...

At a glance

  • Wonderful family villa with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
  • Situated in Varandas do Lago in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve
  • Large sunny, private pool with optional pool heating and pool fence
  • Premium LAZER TV channels, Free Wi-Fii internet access in the villa
  • Short distance to the sandy beach - enjoy a stroll through the nature reserve
  • Games room with table tennis, pool, foosball and adjacent TV room
  • Roof top terrace to grab those last rays of sunshine everyday
  • Close to beach, golf, tennis and watersports facilities of the area

Welcome to Villa dos Sonhos, a fantastic 4-bedroom villa in Varandas do Lago. Built over three levels and fully fenced, it boasts a fabulous indoor/outdoor living space perfect for two families sharing or several friends enjoying a sunny holiday together. Shall we step inside?

The exterior

Villa dos Sonhos has a spacious outdoor area, where you will likely spend a lot of time! 

In the garden, poolside there are outdoor sofas, sun loungers, dining table and chairs. It is the perfect place to relax and soak up the Algarvian sunshine. Pool heating can be arranged here and a pool fence installed - charges apply. There is also a gas BBQ and food prep area to enjoy lovely meals in the sunshine.

The living areas

Villa dos Sonhos has a spacious living room with terrace doors leading onto the outdoor area – there is a wonderful feeling of space and light, with plenty of room for everyone to relax. The living area also has air conditioning, internet connection, plasma TV with Laser which offers a range of international and UK channels.

Upstairs in the master suite there is another plasma TV and there is Wi-Fi throughout the villa. To keep the kids amused, there is a games room in the basement with table tennis, foosball , as well as an adjacent TV room with Sonos surround sound, with bar and Wi-Fi.

The kitchen is fully equipped with Electric cooker, gas hob, microwave, extractor, dishwasher, large American type fridge/freezer, granite work tops, toaster, coffee maker, food processor and utensils.

The bedrooms

All four spacious bedrooms have their own en-suite bathrooms and the upstairs bedrooms each have a terrace to enjoy watching the sun dip away on the horizon.

Master bedroom - King size bed, TV and en-suite with large walk-in shower, bath and twin sinks
Double bedroom - Double bed and en-suite with bath and shower
Twin single room - Twin beds and en-suite with large walk in shower
Twin single room - Twin beds and en-suite with large walk in shower

About the area

Villa dos Sonhos is located in the fabulous Varandas do Lago, near Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago resorts! For ideas and tips, head to our 'Exploring Varandas do Lago' guide.

From Varandas do Lago, within a 5-minute drive you can enjoy a fabulous meal at the following restaurants – Alambique, Bamboo. Also very close to the beaches of Praia do Ancão and Praia do Garrão and the restaurants - Julia’s, Izzy’s, António Tá Certo, Fins, 2 Passos, The Bold Octopus.  

There are famous golf courses a short distance away, in the nearby Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo 

Luxuries Central music/sound system throughout the villa, Wi-Fi internet access, table tennis table, foosball table and pool table in the garage and adjacent TV room with surround sound, Wi-Fi and bar
Bedrooms Master bedroom - king size bed, plasma TV and cable TV, opens to private 1st floor balcony; Double bedroom with access to 1st floor balcony; Bedroom 3 - twin beds, opens to ground floor sun terrace; Bedroom 4 - twin beds, opens to garden
Bathrooms En-suite to master bedroom - large walk in shower, bath, twin sinks, WC and bidet; En-suite to double bedroom - bath with shower, WC and sink; En-suite to bedroom 3 - large walk in shower, sink and WC; En-suite to bedroom 4 - large walk in shower, sink and WC
Kitchen Electric cooker, gas hob, microwave, extractor, dishwasher, large American type fridge/freezer, granite work tops, toaster, coffee maker, food processor etc
Furniture Modern contemporary decor throughout the villa to compliment the relaxed informal family ambience
Utility Room Washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge
Other Basement games room and TV room with surround sound, wi-fi and bar, roof top sun terrace accessed from 1st floor balcony. The villa has an alarm system
Outdoors Fabulous pool with pool heating (extra charge) and al fresco living space. Outside rear corner sofa seating area looking over the pool. Further terrace with outdoor dining table and chairs and gas BBQ, Pool 8.50 x 4m, depth 1.10 - 1.90m. A pool fence can be installed - charges apply
Living Room Spacious dining area with large dining table and eight chairs; Separate sitting room with two large sofas, coffee table, large plasma TV, DVD, cable TV, desk area with internet. Surround sound system
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service/ Bath & Beach towels supplied/ Bedding supplied
Rental Period
Price per week


4 - 27 Mar, 2024

€2,909 / approx. £2,560

28 Mar - 21 Apr, 2024

€3,139 / approx. £2,760

22 Apr - 24 May, 2024

€3,059 / approx. £2,690

25 May - 25 Jun, 2024

€3,719 / approx. £3,270

26 Jun - 19 Jul, 2024

€5,839 / approx. £5,130

20 Jul - 18 Aug, 2024

€6,199 / approx. £5,440

19 Aug - 1 Sep, 2024

€5,839 / approx. £5,130

2 - 29 Sep, 2024

€3,659 / approx. £3,210

30 Sep - 18 Oct, 2024

€2,909 / approx. £2,560

19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2024

€3,099 / approx. £2,720

4 Nov - 20 Dec, 2024

€2,909 / approx. £2,560

21 - 31 Dec, 2024

€3,139 / approx. £2,760

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15745/AL - 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.

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 €412 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 cannot guarantee a temperature of the water. The pool cover must be returned when finished swimming to ensure that the water stays warm. A removable pool fence can be provided and costs €275 per week.

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 €247.60. 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 dos Sonhos is covered for accidental damage by a non-refundable charge of €56 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 dos Sonhos is also subject to a refundable ‘Security Deposit’. This is a fixed amount of €800 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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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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