Sao Rafael Atlantico

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Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal
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  • Beach4.7/5557 reviews

    Beautiful beach

  • Location4.5/5694 reviews

    Great location

  • Breakfast4.3/5610 reviews

    Tasty breakfast

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  • Spacious rooms
  • Beach nearby
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Nice building
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Most popular facilities

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

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.

    • 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 and leisure
      • 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

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.

All inclusive

Grab a bite at Seven Seas, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

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 circuit will be closed until further notice.

Points of interest

  • Beach/Sea 100m
  • Faro Airport 40 minutes
  • Golf Course 5km
  • Lisboa Airport 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Public Transport 300m
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Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Side Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Single Room with Balcony
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Heating
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Telephone
  • Satellite Channels
  • Pay-per-view Channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake-up service
Double Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Heating
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Telephone
  • Satellite Channels
  • Pay-per-view Channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake-up service
Double Room with Balcony and Garden View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Suite with Balcony
  • Room size (sqm): 70
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Garden View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Executive Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
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  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Honeymoon Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Garden View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Villa with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Bed in Dormitory with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Twin Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Suite with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Deluxe Suite with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Resort View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
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  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and City View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Family Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room Inner with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
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  • Shower
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  • Wi-fi
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  • Minibar
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  • Balcony
Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
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  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
One Bedroom Apartment with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Studio with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Junior Suite with Balcony and Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Apartment with Balcony and Pool View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Suite with Balcony and Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Apartment with Balcony and Garden View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Two Bedroom Apartment with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Apartment with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double Room with Balcony and Mountain View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
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  • Minibar
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  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Three Bedroom Villa with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
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  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Villa with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Superior Two Bedroom Apartment with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
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  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
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  • Safe
  • Balcony
Twin Room - Two Double Beds with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
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  • Direct dial telephone
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  • Safe
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Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Golf View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
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  • Shower
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  • Wi-fi
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  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Suite with Balcony and Pool View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room - Two Double Beds with Balcony
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Nature with Balcony and View
  • Room size (sqm): 35
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Mountain View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Double Room with Balcony
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Heating
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Telephone
  • Satellite Channels
  • Pay-per-view Channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake-up service
Single Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Single Room with Balcony and Pool View
  • Number of bedrooms: 1
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Minibar
  • Centrally regulated air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony
Guests love...
  • ExcellentBeach Hotel
  • ExcellentBoutique Hotel
  • ExcellentFamily Hotel
  • ExcellentLuxury Hotel
  • ExcellentRomantic Hotel
  • ExcellentWellness Hotel
What guests say...
  • Beach4.7/5557 reviews

    Beautiful beach

  • Location4.5/5694 reviews

    Great location

  • Breakfast4.3/5610 reviews

    Tasty breakfast

Good to know...
  • Spacious rooms
  • Beach nearby
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Nice building
When to go...
t_0300436
Why book with us?
  • Low Deposits from per person
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  • Price Match Guarantee
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  • Secure Booking
    You can rest assured your booking is in good hands as we take over 2 million people on holiday each year. Plus, we are fully ATOL protected.
  • Monthly Payments available
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