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Luxury and Spacious Villa with Private Pool in Secluded Garden

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Villa in Varandas do Lago, Almancil - Short Walk from Fantastic Sandy Beaches, near Championship Golf Courses and Superb Restaurants

Spacious and well furnished four bedroom/4 bathroom villa, sleeps 8. With pool, garden and barbeque. Spacious lounge and dining area and downstairs toilet. Utility room with washing machine and dryer. Equal distance between the resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago and close to 5 star local golf courses. Walking distance of the lovely beaches of the area and near to all other local amenities.

Valerie Crellin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2018

About Valerie Crellin

We are both lawyers and have four children and three grandchildren. We live in Surrey and until very recently owned and ran our own legal practice. We have holidayed in Portugal for over 30 years and think it is a fantastic area for families. We play golf and enjoy games at various local courses. We are also keen tennis players.

Valerie Crellin purchased this villa in 2007

Why Valerie Crellin chose Almancil

We liked this property because it is spacious with four good sized bedrooms so there is plenty of room for family to visit. The pool is a good size and the dining area is shaded and spacious. It is well placed for Quinta do Lago and Val do Lobo and nearby beaches. The area is quiet and very attractive.

What makes this villa unique

This villa felt like home as soon as we went in and for all the reasons detailed above it is ideal for family holidays, couples going away together or girlie holidays away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a great time here - your home is just lovely. I will speak

to the family when we get home to see who wants to join us at xmas and let

you know. Deborah.
Nov 2008
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Almancil Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • Master Bedroom - en suite bathroom with spa bath, shower, double basin, bidet and WC. Bedroom 2 with en suite bathroom with bath, shower, WC. Bedroom 3 ensuite bathroom with bath, shower, WC. Bedroom 4 ensuite shower room with WC and bidet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms) a camp bed is available Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom opens out to first floor balcony with kingsize bed. The other three bedrooms are all good size doubles and can be twins if wanted. Bedroom 2 double or twin beds as required opening on to first floor balcony. Bedroom 3 twin beds as required. Bedroom 4 (ground floor) large room with double/twin beds as required.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Fully air-conditioned. A camp bed is available which will go easily in two of the larger bedrooms and will accommodate a child. The owner also has a cot and a hire chair which can be used on request. Central sound system providing music to every room, at the press of a button. As well as the upstairs balcony for bedrooms 1 and 2 there is a roof top terrace. Please note the villa is strictly no smoking. Outside: Private pool with outside sitting area, outside pool shower, table, six chairs, loungers and barbeque. Small well planted and pretty garden. Covered dining area with large eight seater table and BBQ. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided, changed once a week, or more frequently on request. Some pool side towels available. Maid service available and can be arranged. Other: All rooms fitted with speakers.


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Hy Valerie,

We stayed in your villa, the passed August 2012.

In 2013 it was not possible because we needed 5 bedrooms.

This year 2014, as we need 4 bedrooms, we would like to rent it for the period 02/08 to 16/08.

The only thing it was not good during our stay was the absence oh lightning in the swimingpool and the maid service ( real vey bad ).

So tell us iof it's avalable, the price and if its possible to improve the above problems. Best regards. ( Armindo Martinho e Angelo Cardoso )

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

In Vale do Lobo there is a large tennis centre which operates tennis courses and social events throughout the year. In addition there is a smaller centre - Jim Stewart - which also offers lessons and mix ins. There are two horse riding stables who will arrange lessons and rides including riding on the beach.


The nearest beach (Ancao) is about a kilometre away and there are a number of beach bars and restaurants along that strip of coast.


Faro airport is 20 minutes drive from the villa, taxi's are available and reasonably priced.It is also possible to fly to Lisbon or Seville airports and drive to the area. The drive is approximately 2 hours.


The town of Almancil is 7 kilometres south and the capital of the Algarve Faro is 15 kiliometres away. Faro has a large modern shopping centre with well know European shops and a cinema which does show films in English.

Within approx 15 minutes drive there is Go-Karting and watersports. Albufeira is approximately 40 minutes away and has beautiful beaches and shopping. Zoo Marine is 45 minutes away. There is a marina at Vilamoura as well as golf courses. There is also a casino the evening.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $460.71

Booking Notes:
By email with money paid by bank transfer. 50% deposit on booking, balance and extras due 6 weeks before arrival. A refundable 450 euros breakage deposit is required.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Quotes in euros given on request and in other currencies.
Will consider reasonable offer for long lets in winter months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.