Villa Gela-Mar

Dunas Douradas, Vale do Lobo, Algarve


Sleeps 8 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
20 minutes drive from Faro Airport
5 minutes walk through the Ria Formosa 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

  • Three air conditioned bedrooms with ensuite wet room bathrooms
  • 4th bedroom doubles as a multimedia room and play room for the children
  • Beautifully decorated, contemporary villa with fabulous outdoor space
  • Heated pool, garden & two sunny roof terraces ... relax and top up your tan
  • Additional communal facilities: pools, tennis, mini market & restaurant
  • All the mod-cons including a 42 inch plasma TV and Wi-Fi
  • Located close to golf courses, tennis and watersports facilities
  • Within easy walking distance to the Ancão beach and restaurants

Villa Gela-mar is suitable for up to 6 adults and 2 children. There are three ensuite bedrooms and an additional interconnecting bedroom with a sofa bed which can also be used as a second sitting room as there is Lazer TV which has international channels and Wi-Fi. The villa is fully fenced and the interior is built over one level with some internal steps. Outside, in addition to the pool area, there is a lovely roof terrace.

Stays here include complimentary use of the Dunas Douradas communal pool and tennis courts.

Outside, there is a beautiful sunny terrace, with parasols and a south facing heatable pool (8 x 4m). The depth of the pool is from 1 metre at the shallow end to 2 metres at the deep end with integrated steps for easy access. A pool fence can be installed here for extra security and pool heating can be arranged - charges apply. There is a great outside dining area, with gas BBQ, which is shaded and surrounded by plants and shrubbery helping you to keep cool in the summer. There are two roof terraces at Villa Gela-mar, perfect for sundowners and grabbing those last rays of sunshine at the end of the day on the outdoor sofas. If you look through the palm trees you can even glimpse the ocean too!

Indoors, there is a spacious and open plan kitchen and dining area, with steps down to the living room which has access to the pool and terraces. There is also access to the gardens from the kitchen. The kitchen is bright and modern, with a butcher's block island and with a stone breakfast bar separating it from the adjacent dining room. The living room, with plenty of natural light streaming through the floor to ceiling windows, has Lazer TV with a range of international and UK channels and Wi-Fi. 

All on one level, there are 4 bedroom options at the villa - 3 ensuite bedrooms and 1 extra room that can be a bedroom or a media room. There is a large master bedroom with a super king bed and an ensuite wet room with walk in shower.  Walking down the hallway there is a twin bedroom with an ensuite wet room with walk in shower. The multimedia room has another TV and the sofa can convert to a bed, making this room suitable to sleep 2 children. This room has use of a family bathroom with bath and shower. Off this room is another double bedroom with an ensuite shower room. 

Dunas Douradas is an upmarket, luxury development, situated by the beach between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, located in some 76 acres of African pine trees. It is a safe, family-friendly resort with a Roman communal pool and a children’s pool. There is also a pool-bar serving all-day food.There are two tennis courts for lessons for all ages. 

Outside

The villa boasts a spacious terrace and heatable pool, outdoor dining and gas BBQ amd sunloungers, all surrounded by well tended gardens with mature plants & trees, outdoor tables and chairs, sunloungers, gas BBQ. There is also a Calcada driveway with parking for one car.

We do recommend car hire when staying in Dunas Douradas. Although the beach and communal pool areas are walkable, to do a proper supermarket shop you will need a taxi/ hire car.

From Dunas Douradas and within a 5 minute walk you can eat at Xenia, Albatross in DDBC and then you have the fabby restaurants on Vale do Garrao beach: 2 Passos, Fins, Antonio Ta Certo, Izzys Beach Restaurant and Julias. In fact, this area has some of the best restaurants that the Algarve has to offer!

Within a 5 minute drive you can enjoy a fabulous meal at the following restaurants: Alambique, Sao Gabriel, Thai Garden and at Vale do Lobo, Monty's, Paixa, Sandbanks, Breeze, La Terreza, Amore and Bugatti Bar.  In the local area, there are also other restaurants like Pizza Pasta Fantasia, San Marco and bars like The Melting Pot in Quinta do Lago Q Centre.

Luxuries 42" plasma TV with Lazer TV channels, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heatable pool and a fabulous upstairs sun terrace.
Bedrooms Two master bedrooms and one twin bedroom with ensuite shower rooms. The 4th bedroom is an intercommunicating living room with a sofa bed and an adjacent bathroom. Air conditioning in all bedrooms.
Bathrooms Two modern walk in wet/shower rooms; one shower room with shower cabinet and one family bathroom with bath only.
Kitchen Fridge, freezer, oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, espresso machine, kettle, toaster, full complement of utensils, crockery and cookware.
Furniture Comfy sofas and modern decor to relax and enjoy
Utility Room Outside utility room (by the pool) with WC.
Other Children's books and toys, outdoor table, chairs and sun loungers, gas BBQ, two roof top sun terraces. The villa also has a safe.
Outdoors Upstairs terrace with outdoor sofas; dining area and gas BBQ, sunny terrace with sun loungers around the pool. Pool 8 x 4m, depth 1 - 2m.
Living Room Plasma TV's, Wi-Fi internet, CD player, Lazer TV with range of international and UK channels.
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service / Bath & Beach towels supplied / Bedding supplied
Rental period
Price per week

1 - 29 Mar, 2019

€2,200 / approx. £1,930

30 Mar - 28 Apr, 2019

€2,750 / approx. £2,410

29 Apr - 24 May, 2019

€2,200 / approx. £1,930

25 May - 28 Jun, 2019

€2,950 / approx. £2,580

29 Jun - 19 Jul, 2019

€4,250 / approx. £3,720

20 Jul - 17 Aug, 2019

€4,950 / approx. £4,330

18 - 31 Aug, 2019

€4,250 / approx. £3,720

1 Sep - 5 Oct, 2019

€2,750 / approx. £2,410

6 - 18 Oct, 2019

€2,200 / approx. £1,930

19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2019

€2,500 / approx. £2,190

4 Nov - 31 Dec, 2019

€2,200 / approx. £1,930

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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 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 heat of 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. Access to the villa is after 4pm on day of arrival.

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Booking Notes

For all rentals 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 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.

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