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Property Description

Villa Dolce Vita (Villa)

Home: 50044    
Sleeps up to: 9   (4 bedrooms)
Nearest beach: Vale do Lobo: 1 Notes: Families/Couples preferred
Home description
Villa Dolce Vita offers an elegant and opulent base for your luxury holiday. Set in mature, lawned and landscaped gardens, complete with pergola BBQ for alfresco dining and several seating areas for sunseekers or cooler shady places for the hot sunny afternoons.

This 4 bedroom property has a separate formal dining area, large bespoke kitchen with breakfast area and 4 large bedrooms all en-suite with bath and separate shower. The master bedroom with separate seating area complete with fireplace is large enough for an entire family!

The detached villa is set on a large plot with automatic security gates, lawned front garden with mature trees, terraced and lawned back garden with private pool, terrace and BBQ area with large table and 8 armchairs. Several seating areas around the garden with small table and chairs. A wooden swingbed with mattress and cushions and sunloungers.

All the bedrooms have full reverse cycle airconditioning. The upstairs master bedroom has an enormous bathroom with double bath and views towards the hills. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, 3 with bath and separate shower, one just with a shower. The downstairs bedrooms have patio doors with direct access to the pool and garden. Both these bedrooms are suitable for the mobility impaired. All bedrooms have plasma tv’s. The villa offers daily 2 hours per day maid service from Monday to Friday – and more hours on request Forget about having to make a bed or tidy dishes away - the maid will be in soon and take care of it all.

The kitchen is luxurious and equipped with everything you need to whip up a fantastic meal. There is a a formal dining room just off the kitchen, a separate breakfast table in the kitchen and a large table and chairs under the pergola outside by the BBQ.

All the furnishings in the villa are new and opulent. It wouldn’t be out of place in an Italian Palazzo, but better still, this one is located in one of the sunniest spots in Europe.

All the rooms in the villa, as well as being beautifully furnished are light and spacious
Almancil area
Faro town is a 15 minute drive there is a large shopping centre that offers good facilities. Most tours offer a pickup/drop off bus service from VdL to the attractions. Options include horse riding, fishing, yachting/sailing, shark, dolphin watching, 4x4 safari tours & Cultural visits. In Almancil there is a karting track if you need to burn off that adrenalin..... There is also an Aqua Park 10 mins drive on the other side of Quateria) and a Swim With Dolphin experience and Theme Park (30 mins drive on the Motorway).

In the apartment is a well stocked folder with all the details of the attractions so you can read at leisure and book you choices. In Almancil (5 min drive) is a beautiful church with wonderful mosiacs that is open to the public. Quarteria (5 min drive) has a very impressive farmers market that is well worth visiting (oh and testing out the produce !!). Both of these attractions you can walk to usually in about an hour if you are feeling energetic......otherwise I have a folder with telephone numbers of local taxi services if you do not wish to drive.
How to get there
 Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Faro 15
Railway: Almancil 5
Ferry: Portimao 40

Many airlines including BA, Easyjet and Monarch all run a good schedule of flights to Faro. I recommend a website www.skyscanner.net to see the best price for your flights, it is a very easy and compact site that loads up all airlines departing from your airport of choice with the times and most importantly the COST !!

We can provide information about reputable car hire companies.

I can also arrange a meet and greet service or private car airport drop off from Faro airport for a small locally paid cost.

Activities near Almancil
Great for:
Walking holidays
Cycling holidays
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Sports:
Golf course is on site or within 15mins walk
Watersports nearby
Water park nearby
There are tennis courts nearby
Horse riding nearby
Fishing nearby
Facilities
Luxuries:Log fire, Internet access, DVD Player
General:Air conditioning, TV, CD player
Standard:Iron, Hair dryer, Toaster, Kettle
Utilities:Washing machine, Dish washer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms:Bedrooms (4), Bathrooms (1), Ensuite (3), Shower rooms (1), WCs (1), Solarium/Roof Terrace
Furniture:Sofabeds (1), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 10, Sleeps maximum of 9
Other:Linen provided, Towels provided, Highchair available
Outdoors:Balcony / Terrace, Barbeque, Bicycles available, Shared tennis court on site, Parking space, Private garden, Private outdoor swimming pool
Access: Secure parking
Further details indoors:
Unique 3+1 bedroom villa with private pool and stunning surroundings
Beautifully furnished villa with all the mod-cons
Plasma TV, Wi fi internet, SKY freeview and fully air-conditioned
Large 15 x 9 metre pool with surrounding terrace, BBQ area and lush gardens
Very large garden with seating areas, ponds, water features, waterfall.
Short walk to facilites, bars local beaches and supermarkets
Located near the prestigious golf courses of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo
Located in the resort of Vale do Lobo with many sports like tennis & golf
Further details outdoors:
Amazing property that feels more like living in an Italian pallazzo rather than a villa !

Activities near Vale do Lobo
Sports:
Tennis in town
Watersports
Waterpark
Horse Riding
Golf less than 15 mins walk
FishingGreat for:
Walking holidays
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
Good nightlife
Cycling holidays
Further details
All rental periods includes maid service. Pool heating is available and costs an additional €300 per week.

Changeover days are flexible but during the summer months it is more likely to be on a weekday. It is necessary to vacant the villa by 10am on the day of departure in the high season.

Access to the villa is after 3pm on day of arrival unless previous arrangements have been made.
Conditions
For low and mid season rentals securing deposit must be paid on time of booking this is 50% of the total booking cost.

For high and peak season rentals the deposit required is 25%.

All deposits are non refundable.

All rentals - the balance is to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of €300 is payable before arrival. The security deposit will be refunded in full within 14 days after departure if the property has been left in an appropriate condition.

Please read our terms and conditions of rental contract in the click through section below in Legal Notices.

The quoted rates includes maid service with change of sheets & towels after 7 nights & complimentary welcome basket including wine & food on arrival. The rental includes preparation of the villa also cleaning on departure and heating and/or air conditioning. All bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided.

Cancellation refunds:
Up to 8 weeks - loss of deposit
4-8 weeks - 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks - 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks - no refund

Sorry but this property is not available for groups of young adults.
The property is strictly non smoking.
Guestbook
Brand new never been offered on the rental market before - you will fall in love with this villa !
Property Tariffs
Prices listed are per property per week
Quoted in Approx equivalent Approx equivalent Approx equivalent
Euro € British £ American $ Australian $
Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar 1800 1483 2491 2667
April 2500 2060 3460 3704
May 2800 2307 3875 4148
June 4000 3296 5536 5926
July & August 5000 4121 6921 7407
September 4000 3296 5536 5926
October 2800 2307 3875 4148

Note: Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.


All rental periods includes maid service. Pool heating is available and costs an additional €300 per week.

Changeover days are flexible but during the summer months it is more likely to be on a weekday. It is necessary to vacant the villa by 10am on the day of departure in the high season.

Access to the villa is after 3pm on day of arrival unless previous arrangements have been made.

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The Algarve region


The area between Quinta do Lago, Almancil and Vale do Lobo is referred to as the 'Golden Triangle'.

Vale do Lobo is a very popular holiday destination for families and couples alike and definitely great fun for celebrity spotting. Vale do Lobo is world famous and the famous like to be seen there - you never know who you will be dining beside each night - enjoying the free live nightly entertainment in the Praca, Vale do Lobo.

In Vale do Lobo and Quinta Do Lago there are numerous facilities - restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclub, spa, pools, gymnasiums, golf, mini golf, tennis, newsagent, shops, bank, car rental, wine shop, cash machines, numerous water sports, hairdresser and beauty salons. Everything is available so you never have to leave the resort!

The rich and famous have been flocking to Vale do Lobo for over 40 years.

The resort is very popular with the tennis circuit set, John McEnroe and Pat Cash are regulars. Golfers (professionals and us mere mortals), the England football team and English Premiership Clubs are regularly seen training here. England's No.1 skier Chemmy Alcott, England national cricket team captain "Freddie" Flintoff, jazz legend George Benson and Manchester United footballer Christian Ronaldo have all been spotted in Vale do Lobo in recent months. Keep a look out for the foot ball boys Teddy Sherringham and Alan Shearer - they are a bit of a double act. Peter Jones from Dragon's Den owns a house in Vale Do Lobo.
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