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Praia Sao Rafael

Urbanizacao de Sao Rafael, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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Urbanizacao de Sao Rafael, Albufeira 8200-613, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Beautiful beach with stunning rocky scenery. Nice little restaurant & bar with toilets available. Worth a visit if you're nearby

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We caught the open top bus from Falesia & decided to get off at the furthest point! So that turned out to be Salgados & we walked along the wooden walkway & then up the path & over the dunes & all I can say...More

Thank curlywurly123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful beach, not too many people when we. were there in the morning. Nice place to sit and relax and listen ro the ocean.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing beach. I think one of the best from Algarve. The bar was a quite expensive and there are not many choices to get a cold one.

Thank Dobrea A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach to go on.just beware its the Atlantic Ocean and can be very cold but lovely to swim in, if you are brave. There are kayaks, paddle boards to hire. 15 Euros for 2 sunbeds. We just bought a cheap brolly....More

Thank Kieran B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab beach and really lovely restaurant. Toilets available. Sun loungers and umbrellas to hire. Beautiful setting.

Thank Ali P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying the old town and wanted to visit, we walked to the marina about 25-30 minutes but a pleasant walk, we stopped at Sharkys Bar and had a bite to eat. We then realised that we would have to climb a rather large...More

Thank Leasa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always come back here. its best beach in area. with amazing views and really good restaurant. never to many people

Thank ClaireBianco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has everything: great brown-sand beach with good surf, fantastic rock formations everywhere, rental chairs and umbrellas available, restaurant/bar right there on the beach, adequate free parking. Absolutely gorgeous, can't-miss beach.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the walk out of town with a pushchair to get to this gem. Beautiful sand, options to hire loungers, plenty of space to pitch up at this time of year. Easy to get drinks from the little restaurant beachside.

Thank jenwill2017
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Nati R
1 October 2017|
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Response from silvestre m | Reviewed this property |
There are few restaurants they can be expensive during peak season
11 August 2017|
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Response from ALBERTO T | Reviewed this property |
About a kilometer distance
24 April 2017|
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Response from NorthWestUK1 | Reviewed this property |
Have seen people being dropped off by taxi / tuk-tuk at the car park above the beach, but no taxi rank nearby as it's a pretty quiet suburban area of town.