Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The imposing façade of this spacious villa does not belie the living accommodation within, and guests at Villa Eduardo can expect a comfortable and relaxing holiday amidst elegant surroundings. The 5 star luxury resort of Dunas Doradas lies between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo on the Algarve coast and is an ideal spot from which to explore the attractions of this beautiful area. Surrounded by natural pine forests and within easy reach of golden beaches and golf courses, this is an excellent holiday villa choice for those wishing to pamper themselves.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||25 km, 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Dining seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The living area is spacious and light and elegantly furnished. The room has an open fireplace and patio doors out onto the terrace. Wooden tapestries frame the entrance to the dining room, which has two sets of patio doors and seats eight. The well equipped kitchen has a breakfast bar and American style fridge/freezer and door out to the patio. A utility room leading off the kitchen houses the washing machine, dryer and dishwasher. Three of the villa’s five bedrooms lead off the entrance hallway on the ground floor. All three have king-sized beds which can be split to make twin beds and share a bathroom with shower over the bath. On the first floor are the remaining two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, an en suite bathroom with shower over the bath and a private balcony with views across the rooftops to the countryside beyond. The fifth bedroom has a queen-sized bed, an en suite bathroom with shower over the bath and a private balcony with similar views. There is a further roof terrace with spectacular views to the sea. Villa Eduardo is air conditioned throughout and has a Wifi internet connection.
|Further details outdoors|
Villa Eduardo’s exterior areas are pleasantly shaded with palm trees and there are large, arched, covered terraces on which to escape the heat of the mid-day sun. The private, 9 x 5m pool has optional heating at additional charge and is accessed by roman steps. The sunbathing terrace is amply furnished with sunloungers and is surrounded by an area laid to lawn. There is a dining table seating eight and a gas barbecue on which to prepare an evening meal.
Pool heating available at extra charge of £230/week.
24 hour security.
The Algarve region
Set in the delightful Dunas Douradas, a highly regarded Algarve holiday resort, which nestles in a wooded valley leading down to the sea with the beautiful beach less than 1km away. At the heart of Dunas Douradas is a communal area with an elegant Romanesque swimming pool with separate children's pool, spacious sun terrace complete with loungers and a pool-side snack bar. With the mini-market selling a selection of essentials and the fine Xenia Restaurant open in the evenings there's almost all you need on the doorstep. There are also tennis courts and professional coaching is available but please book in advance. From the centre of Dunas it is a 10 minute walk to the beach where there are two restaurants, Maria's in an enticing spot right on the beach and a new restaurant in the Dunas Beach Club. Dunas Douradas is located right on the eastern side of Vale do Lobo, so there's easy access to the facilities at the beachside Praca, the golf club, Barringtons and in Tennis Valley where there's a Chinese restaurant within walking distance of the villas.
Vale do Lobo
Less than a ten minute drive away is more exclusive shopping and dining in the “Quinta do Lago Shopping” Plaza with its sophisticated atmosphere, the resort of Quinta do Lago has extensive watersports facilities, wind surfing, jet skis, pedaloes and sailing on the lake and at the beach and there are 4 championship golf courses. Also within a 10 minute drive is the horse riding centre and a Go-Kart track. A fifteen minute drive takes you to the resort of Vilamoura and its bustling marina and a variety of marine excursions, including big game fishing, charter yachts and dolphin spotting. Vilamoura is best known for its golf courses of which there are five. This area also has a number of water parks with the nearest one, Aquashow at Vilasol, several others can be found on the N 125 heading west. A twenty-five minute drive west takes you to the small town of Guia, famous for its authentic chicken piri-piri and seafood restaurants as well as some nearby fantastic sandy cove beaches. The Zoo-Marine theme park near Armacao da Pera has a number of family friendly rides, sea-life shows and there is the opportunity to swim with dolphins.