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Dunas Douradas Beach Club

Sitio do Garrao, Almancil 902-8135, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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kildare
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just back from a fantastic holiday at Dunas Douradas with our young family. The resort is beautiful and has been thoughtfully designed and equipped. I think the architects, owners and staff deserve much credit for this as they seem to have considered everything a guest would need. This might not be the place for teenage children or those looking for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Great stay - you will not beat ddbc for a relaxed luxury stay in the algarve. Watch for: Whirlpool is ready to go in arrival (double check) Security have you on check in list - stroppy response from guards at times Pick and book your Quinta restaurants in advance ...... Especially good are florian (pricey) and green valley (families). Try... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed here with my two teenage sons in July 2014. Everything was first class, from the warm welcome to the luxury apartment, beautiful sea views (Apt j54) and amazing rooftop terrace with jacuzzi! The pool area was lovely and the large grassy area overlooking the beach was thoroughly enjoyed by my sons as there was plenty of room to... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for writing such a nice review about your stay with us last July. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and the facilities and services provided by our staff. Dunas Douradas Beach Club has an enviable location, in front of one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve. We look forward to seeing... More 

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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a great resort. It is a large property and the units are very well appointed. Everything is extremely clean. Be picky about where you stay (the web site has a map of the complex). Don't stay by the pool unless you have kids and want that. It is quiet and more scenic further up. The staff is helpful.... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our apartments and the cleaning service. I would like to make a small correction; the gymnasium is open on Sundays, between 8am and 2pm. Most of our beach equipment is in good condition, but... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This Beach Club is excellent, we have just spent a long weekend here in an apartment with wonderful sea views. The resort really is first class & we found all the staff to be very polite & attentive, the reception staff were very helpful & booked golf, taxis & restaurant reservations without hesitation. All areas of the resort are spotless,... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your excellent review of the Beach Club. We are most appreciative of your kind words. We will pass on your message to our staff who I am sure will be very pleased to receive your comments. We hope that you will return for a longer stay with us next time. Best regards, Silvia... More 

london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great facilities and some (but not all) stand out people in the restaurant and pool bar. Essentially high quality apartments rented out to customers by a management company on behalf of the owners. Reception has been lifted from the local jailhouse -- charmless, unfriendly/fake, officious and set to merely do what is required. Dunas insist on 100% advance payment and... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for your compliments about the facilities and apartments. As we usually receive good reviews about our staff, obviously something did not go well for you to write such strong words about our reception staff. We take this matter very seriously and would like to get to the bottom of the incident that... More 

Suffolk
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a week with our 3 children (13, 11 & 7). We all loved Dunas Douradas and will definitely return. The service is extremely efficient, helpful and so friendly in every part of the resort. The staff are sensible, real people unlike the rather pompous staff that we found at Martinhal last year.... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your very comprehensive review on Dunas Douradas Beach Club. I am glad to hear that you all loved the resort, had wonderful holidays and will return. The kitchens in all apartments are well equipped to provide comfort to families on holiday. Thank you for mentioning that we offer “basic things to start you... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

simply fantastic - location, apartment, pools, service, restaurant, family friendly, access to beach, pool bar, bus to supermarket ................. Would recommend eating in the restaurant for lunch; very casual and can go straight from the pool! Dinner is also good but restaurant seems to lack the buzz that some other restaurants have.

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kent
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I cannot think of one single criticism about this resort. We stayed in a vista downstairs apt - 2 adults and 3 kids. Absolutely perfect in every way. The cleaning was exemplary - they even worked around our days to suit us. The restaurant at the beach club is one not to be ignored - fantastic food and very friendly... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your concise but excellent review. Many of our clients really like “Vista” zone. Although it is a five minute walk to the central facilities, it is a very close distance to the beach and the views are fantastic. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the quality of the food and the... More 

Surrey, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We just returned from 2 weeks at the Beach Club staying in a 2 bed upstairs Praia apartment. Apartment was lovely, spotlessly clean and amazingly well stocked kitchen. We had 2 terraces and a roof terrace with a bbq. We were disappointed to find no furniture on the roof terrace, we asked twice at Reception if there was any furniture... More 

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Silvia B, General Manager at Dunas Douradas Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your excellent review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the apartment, the well stocked kitchen, the proximity of the beach, the restaurant and the service we provide. In relation to the roof terraces, they do not normally come equipped with furniture; this is standard on the terraces outside of the lounge. We look... More 

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Address: Sitio do Garrao, Almancil 902-8135, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Dunas Douradas Beach Club Hotel Almancil
Dunas Douradas Beach Club Portugal/Algarve - Almancil
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#1 Family Hotel in Almancil
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil
#1 Best Value Hotel in Almancil
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