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“Lovely little gem”
Review of Praia Sao Rafael

Praia Sao Rafael
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US$41.96*
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Ocean Rocket - Dolphins and Caves with Speed
Ranked #3 of 108 things to do in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 August 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 29 July 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 26 July 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

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Reviewed 25 July 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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Reviewed 24 July 2014

Beautiful cliffs enclose this wonderful beach, a bit heavy on rocks and algae for too much swimming but the views are spectacular. Don't expect a beach hidden away from tourists, it's fairly crowded in july/august but not as much as Fallesia. Just avoid the cafe/restaurant at all costs, burger's bun was rock hard, shrimp were barely thawed and dry, and just overall terrible food.

2  Thank AB_backpacker
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