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Villa Alma

Vale do Lobo, Algarve

Sleeps 10 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
25 minutes drive from Faro Airport
15 minutes walk to the beach and the praca
Walking distance to Vale do Lobo's golf courses
10 minute walk to supermarket in Vale do Lobo

At a glance

  • Light, spacious and beautifully furnished 5 bedroom villa with private pool
  • Bathrooms are all en-suite and finished to a high standard
  • Modern contemporary decor throughout with the added bonus of large beds
  • Parking for 2/3 cars on the private driveway
  • Great outdoor space with terraces, heatable pool, BBQ & first floor private terrace
  • Enjoy a round of golf, a game of tennis or try your hand at watersports
  • Close to the beach, great restaurants and facilities of the local area
  • Great villa for large families who need lots of space

Villa Alma is a beautiful villa in a quiet but central location on the 5* resort of Vale do Lobo. It has great outdoor space with terraces, BBQ, private pool & first-floor private terrace. The interior is bright and welcoming, so you will definitely have a great stay here!

The exterior

The outdoor area of Villa Alma consists of a terrace with parasol, 10 sun loungers, garden furniture and table and chairs overlooking the freeform shaped pool, which measures 8m x 6m x 3m, depth at shallow end is the 1m and deep end is 1.80m. There is a BBQ area with table and chairs and a gas BBQ and outside sink. There is a pretty seating area around the back of the property, the perfect place to sit quietly and get away from it all! There is also space to park up to three cars.

The living areas

Welcoming you to Villa Alma is an antique wooden door leading into the entrance hall. Off the entrance hall is the large and comfortable sitting room, with working wood burning stove and patio doors leading to the outside terrace. There is a big L-shaped sofa with pretty printed cushions, coffee table, two armchairs and a really eye-catching set of mirrors, encased in portholes on the wall. There is a dining area with large wooden table and sitting for ten guests. On the wall, there is a large, modern print which is a real centrepiece. The kitchen is open plan and well fitted with a coffee machine, kettle, dishwasher, large American style fridge, gas hob and electric oven.

Next door to the kitchen is the utility room with a washing machine, freezer and sink. Leading off the kitchen you have the TV snug room, which has a very comfortable L-shaped sofa with colourful cushions, a large flat screen TV with DVD, cable TV and patio doors leading out to the garden. There is also a desk area and fun posters on the walls.

The bedrooms

Walk your way through the sitting room, through the corridor and you will find 3 beautiful en-suite bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a storage cupboard and patio doors leading out to the outside terrace, with en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin. Bedroom 2 has a storage cupboard and patio doors leading out to the garden terrace, with en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin. Bedroom 3 has patio doors onto side garden, a storage cupboard and an en-suite shower room with WC and washbasin.

There is a very spacious double bedroom off the entrance hall, which has a king size bed. There are patio doors leading to the pool terrace so the bedroom has a lot of light. Very pretty mother of pearl inlaid chest of drawers and a very original picture cabinet of cut-out butterflies with map prints on them. Large storage cupboards and there is an en-suite bathroom with bath and hand held shower over. Also a modern shower with glass doors, WC and washbasin.

Up to the first floor from the entrance hall to the master suite, which has a king size bed and is a large light room with glass patio doors leading out to the upstairs terrace. There are 2 built-in storage cupboards and stunning bedside lamps. The en-suite bathroom has a large bath with hand held shower over, twin washbasins, 2 heated towel rails, a bidet, WC and large glass door tiled shower. The terrace from this bedroom has outside furniture and overlooks the pool with steps down to the pool area.

About the area

The walk to the beach takes about 10 minutes walking along the calçada footpaths through the resort. It is an easy stroll, suitable for all ages and buggies.

Very close to the villa is the highly recommended Paixa restaurant/wine bar on the Jardins Do Golfe development. Open from lunch through late evening, Paixa has a tapas menu, à la carte menu and serves delicious cocktails. It boasts a fabulous selection of wine displayed in a glass wine cellar. In winter, there is an open log fire which makes this a wonderful restaurant to relax and enjoy our lovely mild winters here.

It is only a 10 minute walk from the villa to the medical centre and mini market on the entrance roundabout or 5 minute walk to a cash machine, post office, newsagent, bank, hairdresser, spa, cafes etc in Parque do Golfe. There are many more restaurants and bars are located at The Praça which is a 10 minute walk from the villa.

In The Praça there are numerous restaurants and bars – open all day and late into the evening. There is free live entertainment from May to September. Monty’s Bar and Restaurant is open all year round with evening entertainment. Enjoy watching the sunset over the beach and ocean from Breeze bar or Sandbanks.

If you want to plan a different and fun day for you and your family/friends, we can help you to choose from lots of activities. We have tickets for Aquashow Park and Zoomarine and many other tours and excursions throughout the Algarve.

Vale do Lobo is located in the beach area known as ‘Praia Vale do Lobo’, considered to be one of the finest beaches in the Algarve. From Vale do Lobo you can walk in an easterly direction to both "Praia do Ancao" and "Praia do Garrao" through the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa which is a heritage protected area of lagoons and wet areas that support the local wildlife population. If you walk towards the west you pass "Praia do Trafal" and "Praia do Almargem", following onto "Praia Forte Novo" and then onto the Quarteria stretch of beaches.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that the villa owner's vehicle is parked all year round at the property. There is ample parking on the private driveway.


Due to building works near Villa Alma, some disturbance/noise is to be expected. The current project is due to complete before the start of April, 2022 with works typically taking place between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday (noisy works can only start at 10 am, all the precautionary measures will be observed to minimize the noise).

Luxuries Large welcoming family villa of 5 bedrooms, all en-suite with private pool and buckets of space
Bedrooms Master bedroom - king size bed, opens to private 1st floor balcony. Double bedroom with king size bed, access to swimming pool terrace Bedroom 1 - twin beds, opens to ground floor sun terrace. Bedroom 2 - twin beds, opens to garden. Bedroom 3 - twins beds, opens to garden.
Bathrooms Ensuite to master bedroom - large walk-in shower, large bath, twin sinks, wc and bidet. Ensuite to double bedroom - bath with shower, wc and sink. Ensuite to bedroom 1 - large walk in shower, sink and wc. Ensuite to bedroom 2 - large walk in shower, sink and wc. Ensuite to bedroom 3 - large walk in shower, sink and wc.
Kitchen Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, extractor, dishwasher, large American style fridge, toaster, coffee maker, etc
Furniture Modern and contemporary decor throughout the villa to complement the relaxed informal family ambience
Utility Room Washing machine/tumble dryer, freezer
Other Wifi and air-conditioning throughout the villa
Outdoors Fabulous pool with lots of outside space, perfect for al fresco living. Outside rear corner sofa seating area looking over the pool. Further terrace with outdoor dining table and chairs and gas BBQ
Living Room Spacious dining area with large wooden dining table and ten chairs Large sitting room with large L shaped sofa, coffee table, 2 x armchairs Separate TV Room with large plasma TV, DVD, cable TV
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service / Bath & Beach towels supplied / Bedding supplied
Rental Period
Price per week


22 - 31 Oct, 2021

€3,859 / approx. £3,310

1 Nov - 10 Dec, 2021

€2,759 / approx. £2,370

11 - 31 Dec, 2021

€4,259 / approx. £3,660


1 Jan - 25 Mar, 2022

€2,899 / approx. £2,490

26 Mar - 24 Apr, 2022

€4,479 / approx. £3,850

25 Apr - 27 May, 2022

€2,899 / approx. £2,490

28 May - 1 Jul, 2022

€4,939 / approx. £4,240

2 - 15 Jul, 2022

€7,529 / approx. £6,460

16 Jul - 20 Aug, 2022

€9,259 / approx. £7,950

21 Aug - 3 Sep, 2022

€7,529 / approx. £6,460

4 Sep - 1 Oct, 2022

€4,579 / approx. £3,930

2 - 14 Oct, 2022

€2,899 / approx. £2,490

15 - 30 Oct, 2022

€4,059 / approx. £3,490

31 Oct - 9 Dec, 2022

€2,899 / approx. £2,490

10 - 31 Dec, 2022

€4,479 / approx. £3,850

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Important Notice

Due to building works near Villa Alma, some disturbance/noise is to be expected. The current project is due to complete before the start of April, 2022 with works typically taking place between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday (noisy works can only start at 10 am, all the precautionary measures will be observed to minimize the noise).

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 €330 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.

Changeover days vary from property to property. In summer a Saturday arrival is not possible, please email us for more information. It is necessary to vacate the villa by 9am on the last day. Access to the villa is after 5pm 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 €302.58. 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 pool tables and table tennis (where installation is possible), 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 (ADC, Non-Refundable)

Villa Alma is covered for accidental damage by a non-refundable charge of €70 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 Alma is also subject to a refundable ‘Security Deposit’. This is a fixed amount of €1,000 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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Guide Sterling price: £2,370

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