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Villa Vista Dourada

villa near Quinta do Lago , Algarve

Ref: 3950
£2314 - £4207 per week


Brand new and exclusive to the Sun-hat luxury villa portfolio, we are proud to present Villa Vista Dourada, a stunning four bedroom villa that is stylishly decorated and furnished throughout to a very high standard. Villa Vista Dourada translates to 'Golden View' which is exactly what this magnificent villa offers, with far reaching views across the Algarve countryside all the way to the coastline and the Atlantic Ocean.

The villa sleeps ten persons as two of the spacious en suite bedrooms are triple rooms, and is ideally located in the beautiful and peaceful area of Vale Formoso, which is in the heart of the Algarve's Golden Triangle. Within close walking distance of the villa are some of the area's finest restaurants, and the town of Almancil is just a few minutes drive away. The prestigious golfing resort of Quinta do Lago and the fashionable Quinta shopping centre are less than a ten minute drive away.

Featuring underfloor heating in the bathrooms and with wi-fi internet and air conditioning both included in the rental rate. Electric shutters and mosquito screens throughout, and telephone entry system. Free solar panel pool heating which takes the chill off the pool is included or additional standard pool heating (via the newly installed electric pool pump) is available at a weekly supplement.

Living Areas

The living areas of the villa focus on the breathtaking views which need to be seen to believed!. The open plan living/dining room is air conditioned and has a dining table and chairs; a wall mounted TV with a wide range of English language cable channels including Sky sports, BT Sports, BBC, and ITV and a Bluetooth speaker so you can stream your own favourite music. The living room leads to the covered terrace with dining table and full length glass windows that really make the most of the sensational far reaching views ( can be rolled back in the Summer months).

Villa Vista Dourada is a perfect property for both Summer and Winter rentals, as in the Winter the property is designed so that it always gets the sun and in the evenings the fireplace makes the living room very warm and cosy. As an example, the photography for this villa was taken in the Winter months.

The kitchen is fully equipped for your self-catering needs with appliances including an electric oven, extractor fan, central island with 6 gas hobs, expresso coffee machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, kettle and manual juicer. Outside the kitchen is a small terrace with table and chairs, great for your al-fresco morning coffees whilst enjoying the beautiful views. The washing machine, dryer and iron & ironing board are located downstairs in the utility room.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Bedrooms one, two and three are positioned in a corridor leading from the living room where the guest cloakroom is also situated. Bedroom one is an air conditioned triple bedroom with a double and a single bed and an en suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom two is also an air conditioned triple bedroom with a double and a single bed and with an en suite shower room.

Bedroom three is an air conditioned bedroom with a double bed and an additional sitting area with a wall mounted flat screen TV. Patio doors lead to the side terrace and this bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower.

The fourth bedroom is the master bedroom suite upstairs, an air conditioned double bedroom with a flat screen TV and an en suite bathroom with double vanities, spa bath and a shower unit. Patio doors lead the master suite balcony with amazing panoramic views.

Outside Space

Villa Vista Dourada's exterior areas have once again been designed so that the spectacular view can be enjoyed from many vantage points, such as whilst you relax on your sunbed on the poolside terrace. The swimming pool measures 10 metres x 5 metres with steps entry and it has solar panel heating which is free of charge. This method of pool heating may not be as effective as a standard pool heating pump- but it will certainly take the chill off the pool and a manual pool cover is provided to protect the pool temperature at night.

Or as an additional extra, an electric pool pump has been installed and therefore standard pool heating is available for a weekly supplemental charge.

Steps from the poolside terrace lead down to an idyllic part of the villa grounds with citrus trees and where a traditional charcoal BBQ and extra seating are situated under the shade of a large tree. Elsewhere on the villa grounds, close to the entrance is a herb garden. There is also plenty of space on the villa forecourt, protected by the electric entrance gates.


Villa vista Dourada is located in Vale Formoso, a short distance north of Almancil, a town in the heart of the golden triangle. Guests staying at this villa will be able to experience living in a countryside environment with the local Portuguese people as neighbours, yet you are still within close distance of a wide range of amenities.

Within walking distance from the villa are the locally renowned restaurants A Quinta and the Michelin star Henrique Leis restaurant and there are also a selection of good value restaurants to choose from further down the hill in the direction of Almancil, a town where you will find supermarkets, banks, chemists, shops, bars and restaurants.

It is only a 10 minute drive from the villa to the prestigious golf resort of Quinta do Lago, with five golf courses, fine restaurants, the fashionable Quinta shopping centre and some of the Algarve's most beautiful beaches can be found in this area. Heading north from the villa in the direction of Loule, a busy Portuguese town with a weekly market, you are just 10 minutes away from the brand new Mar shopping centre, which has a wide range of shops, eateries, an outlet shopping centre and cinema.

Other Items

Rates include a midweek maid service and towel change. If staying for two weeks you will also receive a mid-stay clean, linen change and towel change and then an additional clean and towel change midway through the following week. Also included are two safes, hairdryers and pool towels for your convenience.

Features include

Main Features
Air Conditioning Heatable Pool Internet Private Garden Private Pool Satellite TV
Clothes Dryer Coffee Maker Dishwasher Juicer Microwave Washing Machine
Hair Dryer
BBQ Pool Towels


Air Conditioning
Heatable Pool
Private Garden
Private Pool
Satellite TV
Private Pool
*The cost for pool heating is detailed on the pricing panel under supplemental items.


Prices quoted are per villa per week. Please note where your holiday dates cross multiple price bands the total holiday price is calculated per day per price band.

Price per week
05 Jan 2022
27 May 2022
£2314 per week
28 May 2022
30 Jun 2022
£3155 per week
01 Jul 2022
31 Aug 2022
£4207 per week
01 Sep 2022
01 Oct 2022
£3155 per week
02 Oct 2022
04 Jan 2023
£2314 per week

Supplemental Items

The following items may be added when you book this property.

Price per week
Air Conditioning Included
Wi-fi internet Included

Foodpack contents are as follows:- Sliced bread 1 loaf; Butter 250g; Semi-skimmed Milk 1 x 1 litre; White wine 1 x bottle; Orange Juice 1 x carton; 10 Tea Bags; 10 Sachets of Coffee; Water 2 x 1.5 litres; Lemonade x 1 bottle; Sugar x 25 Sachets; Ham 1 x 250g pack; Sliced cheese 1 x 250g pack; Seasonal fruit 4 x individual pieces; Tomatoes x 4; Eggs x 6; 1 large pack of crisps; 1 x jar of Jam; 1 x pack of biscuits.

£40 each

Foodpack contents are as follows:- Sliced bread x 2 loaves; Butter 250g; Semi-skimmed Milk 2 x 1 litre; White wine x 1 bottle; Red wine x 1 bottle, Orange Juice 2 x cartons; 20 Tea Bags; 20 Sachets of Coffee; Water 1 x 5 litres; Lemonade x 2 bottle; Sugar x 50 Sachets; Ham 2 x 250g packs; Sliced cheese 2 x 250g packs; Seasonal fruit 8 x individual pieces; Tomatoes x 8; Eggs x 12; 2 large packs of crisps; 1 x jar of Jam; 2 x packs of biscuits.

£58 each
Babysitting per hour before midnight in VDL, QDL and Vilamoura areas - Pre-bookable and non-refundable
£11 each
Babysitting per hour after midnight in VDL, QDL and Vilamoura areas - Pre-bookable and non-refundable
£13 each
Solar Panel Pool Heating Included
Travel Cot
£18 per week
High Chair
£9 per week
Pool Heating- Electric pool pump
£356 per week
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Resort Info

Here you will find a whole range of local attractions and facilities to suit everyone tastes that Quinta do Lago has to offer.

For more information visit the Quinta do Lago overiew page

If you enjoy eating and drinking in the quiet seclusion of your villa, fresh fish, meat, local produce and wine is always available, in addition to the other foodstuffs you are likely to need. If you fancy popping out for a meal or meeting up for a drink, Quinta do Lago has you covered. There are a bunch of family friendly venues with an excellent range of local and international gourmet cuisine easily accessible.
Even as Quinta do Lago has grown over the years care has been made to ensure that any development in or near the resort compliments the abundance of natural beauty in the region.
Even with all the attractions at or near the resort Quinta do Lago is perhaps best known for its suburb golf facilities. In fact Quinta do Lago is probably the largest golf resort in Europe with no less than four 18-hole courses right on your doorstep.
Quinta do Lago has plenty of family friendly things to do either a short journey away or on the resort’s doorstep. Within Quinta do Lago itself, at the Quinta do Lago lake, Artur Watersports Academy manages a non-motorized water sports centre. Suitable for all the family the inflatable obstacle course is hit with kids of all ages.
Despite being an established holiday destination, the Algarve is still one of Europe’s best-kept cycling secrets. From its sparkling coastline to its unspoilt countryside, the Algarve is a cyclist’s ‘dream come true’. Facilitating that dream is Algarve Bike Holidays.
Quinta Shopping Plaza lies at the entrance to the resort and is easily reachable by both foot and car from any of the villas lying within. A large commercial area adorned by many high-end stores, restaurants and bars, the setting is beautiful and very well maintained. However Quinta Shopping isn’t sheltered, so it’s not the best shopping option on rainy days, luckily there are not many of those in the Algarve.

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