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“lovely little beach not as busy as some of the bigger ones”
Review of Praia Sao Rafael

Praia Sao Rafael
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$42.07*
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Ocean Rocket - Dolphins and Caves with Speed
Ranked #3 of 110 things to do in Albufeira
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Reviewed August 21, 2014

not far from main albufeira is this lovely little beach. we had hired a car and it was well worth it to visit some of the lovely beaches around the algarve. again sunloungers are 15 euro forthe day and go to around 10 euro after 3pm. there is only one restaurant but for drinks and ice-creams its fairly reasonable. plenty of car parking but get there early as it fills up. would miss out going to alot of beaches on a sunday as this seems to be when alot of the locals go aswell and it was very busy the first time we went, better the second time mid week early in the morning as its still lovely and warm!

Thank bromline87
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Hidden away, rocky and sandy. This quiet little cove is a real treasure. Lovely restaurant just behind it as well with a very friendly owner and his dog Niko!

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Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Can't say enough about the beauty of this beach. Every day we visited this beach (we were there this month - peak season), we felt we had our own private beach. You can turn a corner and have beautiful private space. My 11 year old son would ask to come to Sao Rafael every day, he did not want to try other beaches. We still did but this was our favorite. We didn't try the restaurant so nothing to say about the food.

Thank S A
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Reviewed July 26, 2014

OMG I love this beach! I want to live there. You need to experience it :-)) The most tranquil beach I have been to. Beautiful yet has playful waves for a bit of fun

1  Thank summersmile123
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

it was definitely our favourite beach a lovely back drop of fabulous rock formations also had a trendy beach resturant

Thank kee56
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