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Villa Dora, Sao Rafael, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Dora

Sao Rafael, Algarve

Villa Summary

Villa Dora is a delightful 2 bedroom villa in a picturesque countryside location in the resort of Sesmarias. There is a restaurant and supermarket within a short walk from the villa with a much greater choice within a mere 10 minute drive in Sao Rafael. The villa boasts free air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms, WiFi and pool heating.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 5
  • Beach 1 ¾ miles
  • Heated Pool
    30 x 14 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
Couples and small groups
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Villa Description
This delightful, 2 bedrooms villa boasts attractive grounds and a picturesque countryside location, with free pool heating, WiFi and air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms.

The villa has a spacious private parking area adjacent to the small citrus orchard and flower garden. There is a small, covered terrace with a table and chairs for dining alfresco.

The main entrance opens into a hallway with the open plan lounge/dining area on the right. Ample seating surrounds the corner fireplace and there is also a table and chairs with patio doors opening onto the pool terrace.

To the left of the hall is the fully equipped kitchen which has a second table and chairs and access to the front of the villa.

At the end of the hall are the bedrooms; a double bedroom with an en suite shower room and a twin bedroom with an adjacent bathroom with overhead shower.

All bedrooms are air conditioned/heated at at no extra cost.

Outside, Villa Dora has a private swimming pool, which benefits from free heating, and a small lawn. The gardens are fully enclosed with a table and chairs on the covered terrace and a brick BBQ to one side of the pool - perfect for entertaining your party alfresco!

This villa has applied for a licence and the submission number is 730/81. The licence number will follow.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 1 double bedroom with en suite shower room  
  • 1 twin bedroom  
  • 1 bathroom  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 2 bedrooms   Information
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • CD Player  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 30 x 14 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3ft, Max. 7½ft  
Villa Location
In addition to its fantastic, enviable countryside location, Villa Dora has a supermarket and restaurant within a short walk. The beautiful sandy beach and popular neighbouring resorts of Albufeira and Sao Rafael are also only a few minutes drive away.

Location features

Villa Dora boasts a fantastic location in the Sesmarias countryside, with a supermarket and restaurant with easy reach onfoot. The popular neighbouring resorts of Sao Rafael and Albufeira are also only a few minutes drive away.
The picturesque beach at Sao Rafael is only 1 ¾ miles away with a choice of beautiful cove beaches also in the area, such as those at Castelo and Coelha. The long sandy beach at Gale, which stretches for 2½ miles all the way to Armacao de Pera, is also nearby.

Neighbouring Albufeira makes for a great day out. There is a abundance of good restaurants and shops as well as all manner of watersports and a good nightlife scene.

The quaint town of Guia is also a short drive away, offering more traditional restaurants and shops in its maze of cobbled streets. Guia is also famous as being home to the traditional Portuguese dish spicy chicken piri-piri - well worth a visit!

For golfers, the nearest course is Salgados, about 2 ¼ miles away; a pretty course with lovely sea views. For a great family day out, the popular Zoo Marine oceanarium and dolphin and sea lion displays is within a short drive. There are also a choice of good water parks close by.

Algarve Shopping, a commercial centre with a multi-screen cinema complex and a 10 pin bowling centre as well as a host of shops and restaurants, is around 20 minutes away by car.

In this area

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.085322

Longitude: -8.286885

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Activities and things to do
Salgados golf course
One of the many courses in the Algarve, it was once an aircraft landing strip and wetland area beside a bird sanctuary.

It has been compared to both a Scottish links course and a water-filled Florida course and if you enjoy water challenges this course is for you.

The par 4 seventh is rated amongst the best holes in Portugal. The final three holes decrease in difficulty allowing golfers to ease up after a testing first 15.

Address: Vale do Rabelho, Apartado 2266 8200-917
Tel: + 351 289 583030
Fax: + 351 289 591112
For golf bookings - Email:

Description: Eighteen holes, 6080 metres, Par 72
Location: Six kilometers west of Albufeira. Turn off the EN125 at Guia.

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. The park includes dolphins, sea lions, turtles, a shark, a museum and an alligator farm as well as a mini-zoo, exotic birds and tropical fish.

Some of the best shows in Europe are staged at Zoomarine such as sea lion, dolphin and eagle shows. It is advisable to arrive early and plan an itinerary for the day.

It is also possible to interact with dolphins but it is advisable to call at least 2 days in advance. Even though it is costable, it is very popular.

Entertainment at the theme park also includes fairground rides, swimming pools, shops and a cinema.

Zoomarine is situated at KM65 close to Albufeira on the main N125 road between Pera and Guia. The park is in a tranquil setting offset by gardens and lakes. Tel: 200 351 289 560 300.
Krazy World
Krazy World has a Crazy Golf course which features a whopping 36 holes. There is a petting farm where you can hold snakes, take pony rides, touch camels, kangaroos and parrots. Swimming pools provide the opportunity to cool off.

Krazy World is located near Algoz on the N264 which leaves the N269 ten miles east of Silves. Tel: 00 351 282 574 134.

Aqualand Waterslide Park
Formerly known as 'The Big One,' Aqualand has spectacular gardens and is probably the largest waterpark in the Algarve.

The names of the slides give you an idea of what to expect – Hydra, Raging Rapids, Banzai Boggan, Kamikaze, Surf Beach, Rainbow Park, Crazy Leap, Crazy Race &, Congo River! Users of the Kamikaze slide fall 26 metres vertically to the pool below in only four seconds!

Aqualand is located west of Alcantarilha on the main N125 road some ten kilometres outside Albufeira. Tel: 00 351 282 320 230.
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