We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
9/3/2017 9/4/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Sao Rafael Atlantico

    Sesmarias, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    9/3/2017 9/4/2017
    $311
    $297
    $311
    $297
    $307
    Traveler (884)
    Pool & Beach (228)
    Room & Suite (203)
    EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
    1,073 reviews
    #2 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Salgados Dunas Suites
    603 reviews
    #21 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Sao Rafael Suites
    900 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Sesmarias
     
    Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa
    2,627 reviews
    #11 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good32%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    “chill out bar” (82 reviews)
    “al fresco” (52 reviews)
    “wet room” (42 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Rooftop Bar
    Fitness center
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Sao Rafael Atlantico
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
    1,073 reviews
    #2 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Salgados Dunas Suites
    603 reviews
    #21 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Sao Rafael Suites
    900 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Sesmarias
     
    Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa
    2,627 reviews
    #11 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Rooms
    Sep 3Sep 4
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $297.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sesmarias hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4a5be62670b6440faee8a2fa3fb2eb44", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1775388,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79027325],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":297,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"4a5be62670b6440faee8a2fa3fb2eb44","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":311,"lowestMetaPrice":297,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":311,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":311,"lowestMetaPrice":297,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":311,"hotelName":"Sao Rafael Atlantico","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjRhNWJlNjI2NzBiNjQ0MGZhZWU4YTJmYTNmYjJlYjQ0IiwiQUlLIjoiMjUyMjc0NjZkYjVkNDI3NGIxOGY0ZjM0ZTA0ODM1OTYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/03/2017", "checkOut": "09/04/2017", "lowestPrice": "$297", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54091898":"TravelocityEWS","79027325":"OrbitzEWS","79493078":"CheapTicketsEWS","32689305":"Expedia","32436565":"BookingCom","109266989":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,093)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 775 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    So on the whole the hotel is very nice. Nice rooms, nice pool great looking spa nice food. However the major let down is that for each day if our stay a wedding was being held. The result is no bar access and having to...More

    2  Thank martinb81
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the Hotel Atlantico in Sao Rafael the last week in July and had a wonderful time. The staff could not do enough for you. In fact, one day we just missed the bus to town and the receptionist phoned and had it...More

    1  Thank schwarz_sp
    Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Guest Relations at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for choosing our hotel NAU São Rafael Atlântico and for your wonderful review. Thank you for your amazing words about our staff, room facilities and cleanliness, food quality and variety and location. On the other hand, we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked this hotel back in 2016 based on the reviews the hotel was achieving, its obvious now to see that something appears to be going wrong. Room Great, we had room 350, nice size, aircon that will turn the room into an igloo in 10...More

    5  Thank Doraexp
    Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Guest Relations at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel NAU São Rafael Atlântico for your stay and for your honest review. We were pleased to hear that you felt right in our room facilities. However, we regret to read that we did not meet your expectations...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Hotel is nice and spacious. Rooms are spacious. Pools are a little crowded. Its a hike to the beach. There is valet parking. Only little gripe is that they closed the chill bar with the nice view for 5 out of 9 days we stayed...More

    Thank Jimmi_DK
    Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Guest Relations at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing NAU São Rafael Atlântico for your stay and for taking the time to review us. We are happy to read your positive comments about our rooms and hotel facilities. However, we are truly sorry to read that you were...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I really wonder how the hotel got a rating of 5 stars. It must have been a very well meaning jury to rate the hotel. Transfers from and to the airport are not organized. You pay 55€ for the transfer from the hotel to the...More

    3  Thank Michael F
    Response from NAUHotels_Resorts, Guest Relations at Sao Rafael AtlanticoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel NAU São Rafael Atlântico for your stay and for your honest review. We are really sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations regarding our price-quality ratio and our facilities such as the bar and...More

    EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
    1,073 reviews
    #2 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Salgados Dunas Suites
    603 reviews
    #21 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    Sao Rafael Suites
    900 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Sesmarias
     
    Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa
    2,627 reviews
    #11 of 154 hotels in Albufeira
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $167 - $562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 149
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets and Evoline ltd so you can book your Sao Rafael Atlantico reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Portugal >
    • Algarve >
    • Faro District >
    • Albufeira >
    • Sesmarias
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (884)
    Pool & Beach (228)
    Room & Suite (203)
    Dining (124)
    Hotel & Grounds (589)
    Bathroom (30)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Apartamentos Turisticos da Orada
    297 reviews
    1.02 miles away
     
    Joinal Villas Apartments
    83 reviews
    1.00 miles away
     
    Aldeia Gale Apartments
    2 reviews
    .87 miles away
     
    Hotel Maritur
    307 reviews
    .26 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Restaurante Jompra
    529 reviews
    .96 miles away
    Restaurante O Marinheiro
    744 reviews
    .61 miles away
    Scooby's Pool Bar
    461 reviews
    .87 miles away
    Restaurante Dom Dinis
    177 reviews
    .55 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Praia Sao Rafael
    973 reviews
    .17 miles away
    Praia da Coelha
    411 reviews
    .73 miles away
    Castelo Beach
    41 reviews
    .99 miles away
    Dream Wave
    2,268 reviews
    .99 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Rita M
    August 5, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Kwame84 | Reviewed this property |
    You call the front desk and they will quickly bring you the iron and board, this was my experience back in may this year.
    1
    Vote
    aimeelouisewilson
    August 1, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 8 answers
    Response from Boum32 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello the hotel itself is great to just chill around the pool and so is the beach. Old town is only about 10-15mins drive. €10 by taxi. There is a free shuttle 3times a day last one just before 5. Lots of restaurant and bars... More
    1
    Vote
    laurafrench2016
    July 23, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
    There was no requirement when we were there in July.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "All the rooms are nice, but we requested and received one with a pool view. Much nicer."
    Read review
    "View to the beach / pool"
    Read review
    "Matter of preference. We liked high-floor, car park view to enjoy sunset."
    Read review
    "Lower floor apartments have no view, though very comfortable."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing