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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with partner for 4 days. The last day seemed like an eternity there's literally nothing to do but sit near the pool. They say there's a free indoor pool but it's not its €5 to hire a mandatory swim cap... All meals are £25 for all you can eat. So unless you're the size of a hippo you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have waited till our later 30's to attempt a proper 'beach' holiday; we always thought we might be the kind of people who got bored doing less and irritated by over crowded, tacky resorts meant for teenagers. But for our 1st wedding anniversary we decided to take the plunge and we really were beyond lucky to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visit this hotel during the end of June (20-27) and might I say this was the best hotel we have stayed in so far! Big shout outs to Tiago who accommodated us from the first night we got there to the last day we were there! Overall staff were superb and literally helped us to wherever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for a week. Once you get passed the over use of brown paint, you'll find this hotel has good facilities, great food and is within walking distance of two fabulous beaches. The room we stayed in was well appointed and from our balcony we could see the sea. The roof top bar could be better in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Def a nice Hotel , quiet and relaxing but not 5 Star, Breakfast ok, Pool ok, Staff nice , but could be more attentive ! Best bit is the Chill out bar upstairs, its a must, The soft drinks are too expensive in the bar, nearly as expensive as the alcohol, 4 euros for a coke/ Fanta, 4.50 for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked Sao Rafael as an early birthday present for my boyfriend and its fair to say that overall we were not disappointed. The hotel itself is beautiful, clean and very spacious- pretty much exactly how you see it on the pictures. I managed to contact the reception team prior to our arrival in order to arrange a surprise birthday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great hotel We wanted somewhere we can relax after the nights out and this was the best. The hotel is around 10min drive from the clubs strip and costs around 9euros for a cab. We were staying here half board which included breakfast and dinner and yes it was lovely. The spa at the hotel is amazing and worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at Sao Rafael Atlantico last June with my husband & another couple. They have a nice big outdoor pool right by the restaurant and it is also conveniently located by the beach and ocean. Friendly staff, breakfast buffet included and nice big, clean room with a cute little balcony. We really enjoyed our stay here, it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from an amazing 5 nights at Sao Rafael Atlantico! We stayed in this area last year at the Suites and visited Atlantico for the gym and said we would like to return one day! True to our word we returned this summer and our expectations were met at this excellent 5* hotel! I must comment on how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I arrived it was relaxation, the ambient sounds playing in the lobby were perfect! Every single member of staff I encountered during the stay were so so friendly, professional and very polite. The room as absolutely perfect, bed was extremely comfy, I really loved the layout of the room. I did find it a bit tricky at... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Sao Rafael Atlantico enjoy a spectacular location overlooking the Atlantic sea, direct access to Sao Rafael Beach and only at a short drive to Albufeira centre. The interiors have contemporary design features with space and light throughout. The rooms are modern and have large balconies with views over the sea and gardens. The extensive gardens offer a beautiful mediterranean landscape with olive and palm trees. There is also a state-of-the-art SPA featuring leading wellness therapies and treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sao Rafael Atlantico

Address: Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal (Formerly São Rafael Atlantic Hotel)
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Sesmarias
Price Range: $140 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sao Rafael Atlantico 5*
Number of rooms: 149
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