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Villa Golden Sands

Dunas Douradas, Vale do Lobo, Algarve

Sleeps 8 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
20-minute drive from Faro Airport
10-minute walk to Praia do Ancão & Garrão
5-minute drive to Vale Do Lobo Clubhouse
10-minute drive to Almancil or mini market in Vale do Lobo

At a glance

  • Great 4-bedroom villa with A/C in Dunas Douradas
  • Unique rock formation pool area, to give a natural feeling (pool heating available)
  • Short walk to the long sandy beaches of Praia do Garrão & Ancão
  • Easy walk to local restaurants - Maria's, Julias, Izzy's and António Tá Certo
  • Wi-Fi internet and cable tv programs with english programs available
  • Excellent outdoor space with pergola, tables & chairs, sun loungers & BBQ
  • Golf and tennis nearby

Villa Golden Sands is located in the very popular location of Dunas Douradas, with 4 bedrooms and fabulous lagoon style pool that can be heated (charges apply). The villa has air conditioning, cable TV and Wi-Fi internet. It's perfect for a family getaway!

The exterior

Villa Golden Sands has a truly one of a kind outdoor space. There are several sunny and shady spots to relax and enjoy al fresco living. There is a unique lighting system, with a garden and palm trees to give that tropical holiday feeling. The BBQ area with a charcoal BBQ is fully kitted out so you can have some relaxed evenings!

The pool area is a standout with a natural rock decorative feature - children will need supervising here (please note the waterfall is not available for use). The salt water pool is 8 x 4m, with a maximum depth of 1,60 m and can be heated - charges apply. There is also a whirlpool. Finally, the large first floor terrace is perfect for enjoying an evening cocktail or morning coffee.

The living areas

Villa Golden Sands has been renovated to a very high standard with air conditioning and underfloor heating throughout.

Enjoy a family get together and cook some fab food in the fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, sandwich maker and coffee machine. The utility room has a washing machine/tumble dryer.

The large living room is open plan with a with wood burning stove and Hi-Fi, Lazer TV system with UK channels. There are plenty of comfy sofas to chill out and watch some TV or listen to music.

The bedrooms

On the first floor, there is a master double bedroom with dressing hall, TV and en-suite bathroom with a bath and a separate shower and a private terrace with sun lounges, overlooking the pool

Bedroom 2 - double bedroom, TV and en-suite bathroom with a bath and a separate shower and a private terrace with sun lounges, overlooking the pool

Bedroom 3 - twin bedroom with fitted wardrobes, TV and en-suite shower room with patio doors out to terrace

On the ground floor, you will find bedroom 4 which is a twin bedroom, that can be a double room if required, TV, with en-suite bathroom with a bath and separate shower

About the area

Villa Golden Sands is located in the fabulous Dunas Douradas, in Vale do Lobo! For ideas and tips, head to our 'Exploring Dunas Douradas' guide.

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. Also close to the beaches of Praia do Ancão and Praia do Garrão. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the area – Maria’s, Fin’s’, Izzy’s, António Tá Certo.

Luxuries Excellent location in a prize-winning resort with superb on-site facilities. The villa itself has A/C throughout, underfloor heating, Wi-Fi and UK TV channels. Pool heating is available (charges apply) plus a whirlpool
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms in total. 3 bedrooms on the first floor - the master suite, a double bedroom and a twin room. The fourth bedroom is in the ground floor. This room can be a twin or double room
Bathrooms 4 bathrooms. The 3 first floor bedrooms are en-suite with shower or bath. The ground floor bedroom has use of the adjacent shower room
Kitchen Fully equipped with modern appliances
Outdoors Beautiful lagoon style pool with rock feature (please note the waterfall is not available for use), sun and shade terrace, excellent BBQ and al fresco dining area.«
Rental Period
Price per week


22 Jul - 18 Aug, 2024

€9,749 / approx. £8,430

19 Aug - 1 Sep, 2024

€8,289 / approx. £7,170

2 - 29 Sep, 2024

€5,849 / approx. £5,060

30 Sep - 18 Oct, 2024

€4,389 / approx. £3,800

19 Oct - 3 Nov, 2024

€4,879 / approx. £4,220

4 Nov - 20 Dec, 2024

€4,389 / approx. £3,800

21 - 31 Dec, 2024

€5,369 / approx. £4,640

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50582/AL - All prices shown are correct for the current year and are subject to change for the following year. Other charges may also apply before final booking is secured.
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Rate Notes

Rates are quoted in Euros with a guide Sterling value and payment can be made in either currency.

Changeover days vary from property to property. Please email us for more information. It is necessary to vacate the property by 10am on the last day. Access to the property is after 4pm on day of arrival.

Pool heating is available and costs an additional €630 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 14 nights or more include a mid-stay linen change. The rental includes preparation of the villa also cleaning on departure and air conditioning. 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, highchair €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 Golden Sands 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 Golden Sands is also subject to a refundable ‘Security Deposit’. This is a fixed amount of €600 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: £3,800

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