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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great timetable of exercise classes at the Beach club and you don't have to stay there to go! The indoor and out door circuit classes run by Teca are brilliant - looking forward to trying the spin and abs! I would definitely recommend going if you want to keep up your fitness levels whilst on holiday!

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of the Beach Club gym . We are happy to know that you enjoyed the classes. They really have been quite a success and it is nice to hear that Teca’s efforts are so well appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again in our classes. Best regards, Silvia Biscaia CEO Dunas Douradas... More

Dublin
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 hotel reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Just back from 2nd time visit with young family (all three under 10). Have also done Pine Cliffs, Martinal and Blue & Green Villamoura over the last few years. I liked them all but I think Dunas Doradas is the best of them - very high standard of accommodation (best I have seen - very cleverly designed apartments with large... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your second review of the Beach Club. We are pleased to hear that after staying on various five star resorts in the Algarve you think we are the best resort in the area. To have a car really gives the freedom of choosing the time you go shopping and enables you to maximise your experience... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Dunas is 5 star from all perspectives. Accommodation, restaurants, pool and especially beach close to VDL for entertainment but away from the crowds and great for beach restaurants like Maria's that are fantastic.

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

Dear guest, We are really pleased to hear that you have appreciated the comfort and high quality standards of the Beach Club. We thank you for your positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards , Silvia Biscaia CEO Dunas Douradas Beach Club More

Derry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Not much to say except go there. Fantastic apartments in a great location....only slight complaint were that the staff at reception weren't particularly friendly...but apart from that it was top class

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of the Beach Club. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the apartment and the great location of the Beach Club. We do pride ourselves on the comments we have received about the friendliness of our staff, so I am saddened to hear that the receptionist did not greet you with their... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our 4th visit in 5 years and standards are still superb. Stayed in 3 bedroom ground floor in Praia which is very close to pool but no significant noise. Albatroz restaurant excellent and better value than many nearby well regarded restaurants. Staff very friendly. Only comment is housekeeping come calling a little too early (10.30am) for sleepy teenagers !

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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 coming back to spend your holidays at the Beach Club. Having a restaurant onsite that has a wide variety of options is very convenient to families that stay with us and we are very satisfied to hear that you consider the staff to be very friendly. In relation to the timing... More

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Address: Sitio do Garrao, Almancil 902-8135, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Almancil
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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Almancil #1 Family Hotel in Almancil #2 Romantic Hotel in Almancil
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Beautifully located on the Golden Algarve Coastline between the luxurious resorts of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, Dunas Douradas enjoys an enviable position in every sense. Imagine the smell of the ocean and the sound of the waves breaking on the shoreline as you wake from a relaxing sleep. Dunas Douradas Beach Club offers 132 quality apartments and 8 villas situated in a prestigious beach front location within Algarve's Golden Triangle. ... more   less 
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