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“amazing beach - don't miss”
Review of Praia Sao Rafael

Praia Sao Rafael
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$39.75*
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Ocean Rocket - Dolphins and Caves with Speed
Ranked #3 of 106 things to do in Albufeira
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“amazing beach - don't miss”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

beautiful sunset to be seen from the cliff on the left hand side of the beach, a must see. spectacular views

Visited October 2013
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west yorkshire, england
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“Lovely beach...”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

One of our favourite beaches......its a small cove beach but not that tiny to make you feel cramped. There is quite a steep set of wooden steps to reach the beach.
All the usual facilities are available: bar, toilets & lifeguards, plenty of car parking

Visited September 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“Peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Lovely quiet beach , water clean and sand fine , we did not find it too busy but did not go at the weekend , there seemed to be plenty of parking and the beach seemed popular with locals and tourists alike.

Visited September 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful, smaller and quieter than others”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Very beautiful- it and its neighbouring Praia Arrifes were our favourites. They are both significantly more sheltered than some other beaches too.

Visited September 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Stunning beach but sort those loos out!”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Lovely beach with ample parking and loads of sunbeds and umbrellas for hire. Some care needed when swimming as there are some submerged rocks - best to stick to the areas where the locals are swimming. Nice, modern beach bar which is quite pricey but serves decent food and snacks with quick and friendly service. Real gripe over toilets - no locks on doors and no apparent effort to keep them in any kind of acceptable condition. No one expects pristine loos on a beach but these really are a disgrace. Otherwise would have given top rating.

Visited September 2013
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