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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

Discover Villa Gela-Mar, a wonderful 3+1 bedroom villa in Dunas Douradas. With fabulous outdoor space, bright interiors and plenty to do in the surrounding area, this is a great villa for a memorable holiday to the Algarve. Want to learn more? 

The exterior 

Villa Gela-Mar boasts a spacious terrace and heatable pool, outdoor dining and gas BBQ. You can also re all surrounded by well tended gardens with mature plants & trees, outdoor tables and chairs, sunloungers and gas BBQ.

The pool is south facing and is  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 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!

A new decking area has also been added for more relaxation space outside!

There is also a Calcada driveway with parking for one car.

The living areas

Villa Gela-Mar is spacious and bright, with lovely features throughout the interior. 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.

The bedrooms

All on one level, there are 4 bedroom options in Villa Gela-Mar.  There are 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.

About the area 

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 with lessons for all ages.

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 fabulous restaurants on Vale do Garrao beach: 2 Passos, Fins, Antonio Ta Certo, Izzys Beach Restaurant and Julia's. 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.

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

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

2021

22 - 31 Oct, 2021

€2,759 / approx. £2,370

1 Nov - 10 Dec, 2021

€2,449 / approx. £2,110

11 - 31 Dec, 2021

€3,049 / approx. £2,620

2022

1 Jan - 25 Mar, 2022

€2,579 / approx. £2,220

26 Mar - 24 Apr, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

25 Apr - 27 May, 2022

€2,579 / approx. £2,220

28 May - 1 Jul, 2022

€3,429 / approx. £2,950

2 - 15 Jul, 2022

€4,939 / approx. £4,240

16 Jul - 20 Aug, 2022

€5,739 / approx. £4,930

21 Aug - 3 Sep, 2022

€4,939 / approx. £4,240

4 Sep - 1 Oct, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

2 - 14 Oct, 2022

€2,579 / approx. £2,220

15 - 30 Oct, 2022

€2,899 / approx. £2,490

31 Oct - 9 Dec, 2022

€2,579 / approx. £2,220

10 - 31 Dec, 2022

€3,209 / approx. £2,760

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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 9am on the day of departure. 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 €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.

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 Gela-Mar 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 Gela-Mar 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.

Availability for Villa Gela-Mar

2021

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