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2 bed Apt Sao Rafael Albufeira

The beach - voted 4th best beach in Europe!
Very good
4 reviews
The beach - voted 4th best beach in Europe!
The children's swimming pool
Sao Rafael beach
Back bedroom
Front bedroom
Living room
Dining area
Fully equipped Kitchen
The apartment
Attractive grounds and gardens
The beach
The sea
View from the back bedroom
Swimming pool
Cosy fire on winter evenings
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve
Sao Rafael is a peaceful, quiet and attractive area and is a popular choice for both families and couples. As well as boasting a number of beautiful beaches, coastal walks and fantastic restaurants there are also plenty of attractions in the area to keep children happy. Visitors to Sao Rafael regularly fall in love with the area and come back year after year. Sao Rafael is a 40 minute drive from Faro airport, and is located a few kilometres from the town of Albufeira.

The apartment is located in the desirable Sao Rafael village, and is set in several acres of mature tropical gardens.This first floor apartment is set in attractive, well kept communal grounds and the complex boasts both a large adult swimming pool and a smaller children's pool for the use of owner's guests. The apartment enjoys a sea view and it is only a 5 minut...
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Listing #HL266451
About the Owner
Alex E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
We have a locally based property management company that is available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your stay at our property. There is also an office on site that can give you advice on the local area and how to get around. Before you travel, I am available to answer any of your questions and we will also send you a comprehensive information pack about the local areas and recommendations for places to eat and visit.
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice apartment.Homely&spacious.Great location too.No aircon but fans provided.lots of beach equipment provided also. I would recommend this place. Owner very friendly and helpful.

Thank TrudiConroy
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Great location if you are looking for a place just outside the town centre. Literally a 3 min walk to beach. Apartment has every amenity you will need. A bit dated and old or tired looking, but generous in size. Owners were excellent and very...More

Thank tammiedipietro
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2013


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The apartment is light, airy and spacious, with an open plan living area, large balcony and 2 large bedrooms with built in wardrobes. The apartment is on one level only so is ideal for younger children.

• All bed linen and bathroom/kitchen towels are provided. Please provide your own beach/pool towels.
• Mid stay linen change is included in rental for stays of 10 days or more
• High chair and cot are also available on request (for an additional fee)

• 2 spacious twin bedrooms (in 1 room the beds can be positioned together)
• 1 family bathroom with toilet, shower over bath, basin and bidet
• Lounge offers comfortable sofa and arm chairs, tv/dvd/sat tv, ipod docking station, book library, dining table and 5 chairs
• Large balcony leading off lounge that offers a sea view. Outside table...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Quiet, family friendly complex so not suitable for stag/hen parties.
Strictly no smoking and no pets
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 5 nights
26 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Early summer
5 nights
1 Jul 2018 -
9 Sep 2018
Summer season
7 nights -- --
10 Sep 2018 -
19 Oct 2018
Mid Season
5 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A cot is available for an additional charge of £5 a night.
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About the neighbourhood
Sao Rafael is a quiet, relaxing area with stunning beaches, a wide selection of restaurants and close to a number of local attractions such as:

Albufeira marina: the marina offers a number of bars and restaurants and is a nice place to sit and relax while watching the sun go down.

Slide and Splash: One of Europe’s biggest and best water parks. A great family day out offering water slides, rides, reptile and falconry shows and plenty more. www.slidesplash.com

Zoomarine: Popular theme park and aquarium offering dolphin, seal and sea lion shows, tropical birds and birds of prey and sharks. There are also swimming pools, water slides, rides and the opportunity to swim with dolphins. More info at www.zoomarine.pt.

Wine tasting at Cliff Richard’s local vineyard ‘Adega do Cantor’. A great...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Faro Airport: 49.0 km
The quiet area of Sao Rafael is approximately 40 minutes by road from Faro airport and is about 10 minutes from the old town of Albufeira.
Taxis are readily available at Faro ariport or alternatively we can pre-book a taxi to meet you at Faro airport.
There are also plenty of car hire companies to chose from.
There are a wide selection of airlines that fly into Faro airport - the cheapest are normally Easyjet or Monarch.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,077)
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