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Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Sao Rafael Atlantico
Sao Rafael Atlantico
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Known as the "gateway to the Algarve", Albufeira is the southernmost point in point in the region. Located high atop cliffs that overlook the Sao Rafael Beach, sits the five-star Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel. The hotel is the gem of Albufeira and provides guests with stunning Portuguese beaches, gorgeous weather and panoramic coastline views.

The Sao Rafael Atlantico features 142 standard guestrooms and seven suites. Each room provides guests with outstanding views that overlook Sao Rafael Beach. Guests can relax in comfort inside each room as air conditioning, balcony, mini bar and television with international channels comes as standard.

Outside holidaymakers can spend time at the Sao Rafael Atlantico's spa and wellness centre. Guests can swim in one of the hotel's three outdoor pools or they can spend time in the indoor swimming pool. The hotel also provides hiking and fishing activities. Guests that want to go further afield to explore Albufeira can hire a car. Visitors can drive to one of the many beaches in the Algarve region or venture to the Castle of Paderne. The 12th century fortification is one of the area's most popular attractions for tourists.

The beaches near the Sao Rafael Atlantico offer holidaymakers plenty of exciting watersports. Visitors can also participate in jet skiing, diving or explore the coves on a banana boat. The hotel has two fantastic restaurants: a buffet eatery or the sea view café. Both provide delicious cuisine. In addition, holidaymakers can enjoy the Sao Rafael Atlantico's three bars. Visitors will have no need to leave the hotel after dark as they can spend the evening with friends and family sipping drinks.

The Sao Rafael Atlantico offers beautiful views and memorable experiences. It is the perfect Algarve destination for any holiday abroad.

Top Facilities
  • Beachfront
  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa and wellness centre (extra charge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bar 
  • Facilities for disabled guests 
  • Fitness centre 
  • Room service 
    • Facilities

      • Air conditioning
      • Car hire
      • Facilities for disabled guests
      • Free WiFi
      • Heating
      • Lift
      • Newspapers
      • Non smoking rooms
      • Non smoking throughout
      • Room service
      • Safety deposit box
    • Sports

      • Catamaran
      • Children's Entertainment
      • Children's Pool
      • Cycling/Mountain Biking
      • Diving
      • Golf
      • Gym
      • Horse Riding
      • Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sailing
      • Sauna
      • Steam bath
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Surfing
      • Windsurfing
    • Activities

      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Fitness centre
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Hammam
      • Hiking
      • Hot tub/jacuzzi
      • Indoor pool
      • Massage
      • Sauna
      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Windsurfing
    • Food and Drink

      • Bar
      • Restaurant (à la carte and buffet)
      • Snack bar
    • Other facilities

      • Garden
      • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
      • Terrace

What's this hotel doing to help you have a safe stay?

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Clean & Safe (Portugal)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Room facilities

The Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel features 149 rooms including 142 modern design rooms and 7 Atlantic Suites overlooking the Sao Rafael Beach.Room equipment includes air conditioning, direct telephone line, balcony, hair-dryer, safety box, mini bar, ISDN, iron (on request), and TV with international channels. Rooms are Non-Smoking and there are rooms/facilities for disabled guests.

Other Information

Check in is from 3pm and check out is until 12pm. 

24-hour Reception with multi lingual staff, currency exchange, room service, meeting/banquet facilities, business centre, safe deposit box, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing service, car rental, fax/photocopying, parking, luggage storage, air conditioning throughout the hotel, elevator.

Spa includes: jacuzzi, pool with Spa Circuit, steam bath, sauna and gym. The purchase of any treatment includes free access to the Spa Circuit and gym. Guests under 16 are not allowed to use the Spa circuit. It is mandatory to use swimming caps in the pool.

Please note: The spa will be closed until further notice.

Points of interest
  • Beach/Sea 100m
  • Faro Airport 40m
  • Golf Course 5km
  • Lisboa Airport 3h 10m
  • Public Transport 300m
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