Villa dos Sonhos

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 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

  • 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

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

Villa Dos Sonhos is a very spacious 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa suitable for up to 8 adults, 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. In the garden, poolside there are outdoor sofa’s, sun loungers, dining tables and chairs to totally forget about the real world.Here 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.

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, there is plenty of room for everyone to relax and chill out while on holiday. The living area also has air conditioning, internet connection, plasma TV with LAZER TV 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 and pool, as well as an adjacent TV room with Sonos surround sound, with bar and Wi-Fi.

All four spacious bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms and the upstairs bedrooms each have a terrace to enjoy watching the sun dip away on the horizon. If you fancy getting out and about in the fresh air, why not take a cycle through the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve? We can help you to arrange bike hire.

We recommend car hire when staying in Varandas do Lago.

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, Izzy's Beach Restaurant and Julia's. There are also other restaurants like - Xenia, Nelitos, Pizza Pasta Fantasia, San Marco and bars like The Cheeky Pup and Melting Pot in Quinta do Lago Q Centre. In fact, you will find some of the best restaurants the region has to offer - all a short drive from the villa.

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 Ensuite to master bedroom - large walk in shower, bath, twin sinks, wc and bidet. Ensuite to double bedroom - bath with shower, wc and sink. Ensuite to bedroom 3 - large walk in shower, sink and wc. Ensuite 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


23 Jan - 26 Mar, 2021

€2,629 / approx. £2,380

27 Mar - 18 Apr, 2021

€2,839 / approx. £2,570

19 Apr - 28 May, 2021

€2,629 / approx. £2,380

29 May - 25 Jun, 2021

€3,209 / approx. £2,900

26 Jun - 16 Jul, 2021

€4,809 / approx. £4,340

17 Jul - 15 Aug, 2021

€5,099 / approx. £4,600

16 - 29 Aug, 2021

€4,809 / approx. £4,340

30 Aug - 3 Oct, 2021

€3,209 / approx. £2,900

4 - 15 Oct, 2021

€2,629 / approx. £2,380

16 - 31 Oct, 2021

€2,809 / approx. £2,540

1 Nov - 10 Dec, 2021

€2,629 / approx. £2,380

11 - 31 Dec, 2021

€2,839 / approx. £2,570

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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.

Pool heating will be available and costs an additional €350 per week. 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 pool fence can be installed for an additional payment 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 on the day of departure in the high season. Access to the villa is after 4pm on day of arrival unless previous arrangements have been made.

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.

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.

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 dos Sonhos is covered for accidental damage by a non-refundable charge of €7 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 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. Your security deposit will be returned within 14 days.

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