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Villa Esplendido

Dunas Douradas, Vale do Lobo, Algarve

Sleeps 10 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
20 minutes drive from Faro Airport
5 minute walk through the Dunas Douradas Resort
5 minutes drive to Vale Do Lobo Clubhouse
10 minutes drive to Almancil or mini market in Vale do Lobo / Quinta

At a glance

  • Very popular location of Dunas Douradas, enjoy beach & nature walks
  • Welcoming family villa with 5 bedrooms and sunny pool (heating available) in the garden
  • Great outdoor space with terraces, bbq & elevated garden position
  • Modern contemporary decor throughout, lovely large beds !
  • Close to the beach, great restaurants and facilities of the local area
  • Enjoy a round of golf, a game of tennis or try your hand at watersports
  • Access to the communal pool area, tennis court & restaurant Xenia
  • Great villa for large families who need lots of space!

Villa Esplendido is a comfortably furnished, 5 bedroom villa with private pool located in Dunas Douradas. It is a very popular area for families who wish to have everything on their doorstep! Enjoy the communal pool, tennis courts and onsite restaurant whenever you choose. All of this is set amongst pine trees and situated directly between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. To make it even better, the beach is just a few minutes walk away.

The exterior

From the living room, there are patio doors leading out to the covered terrace with a dining area and enclosed area with BBQ. Outside, the swimming pool, which can be heated at an extra cost, is rectangular with steps leading in and measures approximately 9.5 metres x 5 metres. It is perfectly positioned within the very pleasant and private gardens of the villa for you to cool off under the sun. The elevated gardens of the villa give a sense of privacy around the pool area and terrace area. There is also table tennis to enjoy!

The living areas

Villa Esplendido has an interesting layout, especially appealing for two groups who need the extra space or larger families who want to holiday together but still have privacy and space to themselves.

The main villa comprises of 3 bedrooms all with king size beds and en-suite bathrooms - there is also a separate WC. There is a large, light-filled open plan living room, a dining area that can seat 10 people and an adjacent kitchen and utility area. The living room leads to a terrace, BBQ area and pool.

The second level of the villa is accessed from a covered terrace off the living room of the main villa, with its own entrance up a staircase to the second floor. This second part of the villa comprises of a large open plan living room & dining area and kitchen. A few stairs above this area are two bedrooms and a bathroom. To access the bathroom, you go through the twin bedroom and the double bedroom to the bathroom.

Villa Esplendido is especially suitable for two families coming on holiday together, as each family can have their own kitchen and living area. So, you can be as close as you want to be or have some space too. The separate accommodation upstairs is also very suitable for young adults/teenagers who want to keep some distance from Mum and Dad!

About the area

Dunas Douradas is a great location for any golfer, as several of the Algarve's famous golf courses are to be found within a few kilometres. Other sports and activities are on offer nearby such as deep-sea fishing, windsurfing, scuba-diving, sailing and paragliding. If tennis is your game, we can organise coaches and court times to improve any aspect of your game.

Dunas Douradas is located close to the beach and is considered to be one of the finest beaches in the Algarve. The walk to both ‘Praia do Ancao’ and ‘Praia do Garrao’ is an easy stroll along the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa which is a heritage protected area of lagoons and wet areas that support the local wildlife population.

Luxuries Large welcoming family villa of 5 bedrooms, Lazer TV channels and wifi internet, Sonos sound system, pool heating available at an extra cost.
Bedrooms Bedrooms 1 2 and 3 are in the main house on the ground floor Bedroom 1 - king bed and ensuite bathoom, patio doors access to the garden, TV and air con Bedroom 2 - king bed (which can be separated into 2 beds) and ensuite bathroom, patio doors access to the front terrace, air con & TV Bedroom 3 - king size bed (which can be separated into 2 beds), ensuite bathroom, patio doors leading to side & front of the villa, air con Bedroom 4 and 5 are located on the second floor in the separated flat above Bedroom 4 - twin beds, room fan Bedroom 5 - king bed (which can be separated into 2 beds), bathroom, air conditioning
Bathrooms In the main villa there is 3 ensuite bathrooms and 1 wc (information as per bedroom number above) Bathroom 1 - toilet, vanity and step in shower Bathroom 2 - toilet, vanity and step in shower Bathroom 3- toilet, vanity, bath and separate step in shower Bathroom 4 - first floor access via twin and double bedroom, bath with over head shower, toilet and vanity
Kitchen The villa has two kitchens. Main villa has compact kitchen with oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave. The utility room has american fridge freezer and washing machine. First floor - open plan kitchen with fridge, hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher
Furniture Modern contemporary furnishings through out the villa.
Other Tennis Table
Outdoors A rectangular heated pool of 9.5mx5m to max depth of 2.2m and integrated steps. Sunloungers for 10 people. 1 large parasol. Outdoor sofa set and dining table and chairs and built in bbq area with gas bbq, sink and fridge. Driveway parking for upto 4 vehicles.
Living Room Main living room 55' smart TV with Lazer tv channels, wifi internet and Sonos sound system Upstairs living room 37' TV with Lazer tv channels, wifi. Both living rooms in the villa and upstairs living room have air conditioning.
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid Service Includes Maid service / Bath & Beach towels supplied / Bedding supplied
Rental Period
Price per week


22 - 31 Oct, 2021

€3,179 / approx. £2,730

1 Nov - 10 Dec, 2021

€3,049 / approx. £2,620

11 - 31 Dec, 2021

€3,179 / approx. £2,730


1 Jan - 25 Mar, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

26 Mar - 24 Apr, 2022

€3,339 / approx. £2,870

25 Apr - 27 May, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

28 May - 1 Jul, 2022

€5,109 / approx. £4,390

2 - 15 Jul, 2022

€6,099 / approx. £5,240

16 Jul - 20 Aug, 2022

€7,179 / approx. £6,160

21 Aug - 3 Sep, 2022

€6,099 / approx. £5,240

4 Sep - 1 Oct, 2022

€3,869 / approx. £3,320

2 - 14 Oct, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

15 - 30 Oct, 2022

€3,339 / approx. £2,870

31 Oct - 9 Dec, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

10 - 31 Dec, 2022

€3,339 / approx. £2,870

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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.

Changeover days vary from property to property. In the summer this villa only accepts a Saturday to Saturday changeover day. It is necessary to vacate the villa by 9am on the last day. Access to the villa is after 5pm on day of arrival.

A removable pool fence can be provided and costs €275 per week. Pool heating is available and costs an additional €350 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.

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.

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, 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).

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 Esplendido 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 Esplendido 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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