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São Rafael Atlântico

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On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
2 indoor pools

Overview of São Rafael Atlântico

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São Rafael Atlântico

5-star property

9.0/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
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Sesmarias, Albufeira, 8200-613

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSao Rafael Beach12 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlbufeira Marina18 min walk
  • Popular LocationCoelha Beach2 min drive
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)41 min drive

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About this area

Albufeira

Located on the beach, São Rafael Atlântico is in Albufeira e Olhos de Água, a neighbourhood in Albufeira. The Strip and Algarve Shopping Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Arrifes Beach and Sao Rafael Beach. Aqualand Waterpark and Trilhos do Algarve are also worth visiting. Looking to get your feet wet? Waterskiing, windsurfing and sailing adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Sao Rafael Beach - 12 min walk
  • Arrifes Beach - 15 min walk
  • Albufeira Marina - 18 min walk
  • Coelha Beach - 2 min drive
  • Nossa Senhora da Orada Convent - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 15 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Dom Diniz - 11 min walk
  • Praia Grande - 11 min walk
  • A Sardinha - 12 min walk
  • O Marinheiro - 13 min walk
  • O Amigo - 20 min walk

About this property

São Rafael Atlântico

5-star luxury hotel located in Albufeira e Olhos de Água
Consider a stay at São Rafael Atlântico and take advantage of a free breakfast buffet, a poolside bar and a terrace. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach. Indulge in a facial, a body wrap and a body scrub at the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 on-site restaurants, which feature ocean views and more. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a garden and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 2 indoor pools and a children's pool
  • Free self-parking
  • A banquet hall, a 24-hour front desk and massage treatment rooms
  • A front desk safe, wedding services and a reception hall
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the beach locale
Room features
All 149 rooms feature comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches, such as furnished balconies and pillow menus. Guest reviews speak positively of the overall comfort, size rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and bidets
  • 40-inch HDTVs with cable channels
  • Wardrobes/cupboards, daily housekeeping and desks

Languages

English, Portuguese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Seven Seas
  • Mediterranean
  • RAW
  • Chill Out Bar

Things to do

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference centre (4413 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 15

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Facilities fee: EUR 20.00 per person, per day and includes use of: sauna; spa tub; spa

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Property registration number 7284

We should mention

Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Atlantic Sao Rafael Hotel
Hotel Atlantic Sao Rafael
Hotel Sao Rafael Atlantic
Rafael Atlantic
Rafael Atlantic Hotel
Sao Atlantic Rafael Hotel
Sao Rafael Atlantic
Sao Rafael Atlantic Albufeira
Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel
Sao Rafael Atlantic Hotel Albufeira
São Rafael Atlântico Hotel Albufeira
São Rafael Atlântico Hotel
São Rafael Atlântico Albufeira
São Rafael Atlântico
São Rafael Atlântico Hotel
São Rafael Atlântico Albufeira
São Rafael Atlântico Hotel Albufeira

Frequently asked questions

Does São Rafael Atlântico have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 Indoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 29 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 2 Feb 2023 start from €99.01, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is São Rafael Atlântico pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at São Rafael Atlântico?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at São Rafael Atlântico?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at São Rafael Atlântico?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is São Rafael Atlântico located?

Nestled on the beach, this Albufeira e Olhos de Água hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Sao Rafael Beach and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Albufeira Old Town Square. Arrifes Beach and Coelha Beach are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at São Rafael Atlântico and receive a full refund?

Yes, São Rafael Atlântico offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to São Rafael Atlântico cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

9.0

Wonderful

Rating 10 - Excellent. 595 out of 1007 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 59%
Rating 8 - Good. 321 out of 1007 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 32%
Rating 6 - Okay. 64 out of 1007 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 6%
Rating 4 - Poor. 19 out of 1007 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 2%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 8 out of 1007 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%

9.2/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

2/10 Terrible

Erik

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
We ordered room service upon arrival, after having not eaten for close to 36 hours. We both developed severe food poisoning and were extremely ill for the next 2 days. We let reception know, we emailed the hotel, neither responded in any way, and in the end gave us a bill

10/10 Excellent

Maureen L, Salem

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was wonderful! Extremely friendly and helpful. Our server Richard at dinner was amazing!! Will definitely go back!

10/10 Excellent

David

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was great. Only issue was a fee to use the jacuzzi? It caught is off gaurd.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Artem, Richmond Hill

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great property with a nice location.Great pool and spa. Beach front with a picturesque landscaping.

8/10 Good

Nowshin

Stayed 8 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

John

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Luxury hotel in spectacular setting
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Patricia

Liked: Staff & service
Everything was excellent.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Winnie

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Gino

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Just an all around fantastic facility. Beach is close, pools are clean and warm. Price is excellent, for a beach side resort.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Maria

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing service and super clean!
Stayed 11 nights in Sep 2022