Cascade is a superb villa in Dunas Douradas, just a 5 minute walk from the beach.
The interior is sumptuous and spacious. The living room is immaculate and cosy with an impressive, feature fireplace and direct access to the garden and pool terrace. The stunning kitchen has all the latest appliances and a breakfast bar, dining furniture and doors to the alfresco dining area. The bedrooms are finished to a high standard with good quality mattresses and bed linen. There is a separate annexe which sleeps 4 people and is furnished to the same high standard as the rest of the property with its own living room, fully equipped kitchen, terrace and 2 double bedrooms which can be made up as twins by request.
Outside is quite exceptional and it is clear that the owners of this property love entertaining whilst enjoying the beautiful weather. There is a large outside dining area, complete with drinks fridges, workspace, gas grill and atmospheric lighting for when the sun goes down. There is chill out seating, sun loungers, covered terraces, table tennis and a pool table and all surrounding a beautiful swimming pool with a waterfall feature and slide. There is also a huge lawned area and established planting and flowers - it is hard to believe that this paradise is just a few minutes from the beach, restaurants and bars.
Dunas Douradas is a popular resort for families. The lovely long and golden sandy beach is within easy walking distance and the communal pool allows families to come together. The restaurants at Julia’s beach and Vale de Lobo are within a 10-15 minute walk.
Rental License Number 105221/AL
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Ground Floor: Living Room. Kitchen. Double bedroom (can be made up as twin by request) with en-suite shower room and access to the terrace. Twin bedroom with access to the terrace. Bathroom (bath and shower)
First Floor: Master suite with seating area, ensuite shower room (walk-in shower) and a private terrace. Double bedroom (can be made up as twin by request) with en-suite shower room.
Annexe: Fully equipped kitchen. Living room with dining area. 2 double bedrooms (can be made up as twins by request) and en-suite shower rooms.
Vale do Lobo Area, Algarve
These prestigious developments are arguably the most sought after resorts in the Algarve, with golf courses considered to be amongst the best in Europe. Set in the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park, Quinta do Lago has some of the most luxurious villas on the coast. The resort was carefully planned, with gleaming, whitewashed villas blending neatly into pine trees, and golf courses which are an oasis of green. Facilities include floodlit tennis courts (professional coaching available), two top golf courses, horse riding, water sports and squash. There are superb shops at Quinta Shopping, including fabulous boutiques offering exclusive designer labels and amazing interior design outlets. In addition there are some wonderful, international restaurants on the estate - one of our favourites is the Casa do Lago overlooking the lagoon.
Vale do Lobo is best known for its fabulous golf courses - including the famous Ocean Course, one of the prettiest in...
Europe - and many people consider it to be the Algarve's finest resort. Set in a valley, running down to the sea, there is a magnificent white sandy beach with fantastic beach front restaurants, bars and cafés. The famous Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy is one of the finest of its kind in Europe; there are fourteen hard courts, set in a pine clad amphitheatre overlooked by the superb club house; it is difficult to imagine a more relaxed and picturesque setting to enjoy a game of tennis. Throughout the summer, activities include archery, dance classes, exhibitions, children's ballet and massages.
Dunas Douradas is situated between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo and is popular with golfers as it is close to so many of the Algarve's top courses. It is also the perfect resort for families. Set in 77 acres of pine forest, the estate is named after the golden sand dunes in the area. Most of the villas have their own pools but you can still enjoy the superb communal pool in the heart of the resort. There are also tennis courts, which can be booked and paid for at the reception, lovely beaches close by, a mini-market and 24 hour security. Although all the resorts have supermarkets, most visitors tend to shop in nearby Almancil which has several excellent supermarkets and a fantastic selection of restaurants ranging from small, family run bistros to five star international establishments. The restaurants in these resorts can be a little bit pricey and the menus are often international so it is worth driving inland for more authentic and reasonably priced choices.
Close to some lovely beaches and ideal for golf enthusiasts with numerous sports and leisure facilities. Luxurious properties with landscaped gardens.
Inevitably, the coastal areas are more likely to be adversely affected by building work. Restaurants are likely to be more expensive in these resorts.