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São Rafael Suites

5-star Hotel with Snorkeling

Sesmarias, 8200-613 Albufeira, Faro

+351 289 540 300

based on 834 reviews


per night

About São Rafael Suites, Albufeira

Value for money

Sao Rafael Suites provides you with sophisticated lodgings and all-inclusive deals on the shores of Sao Rafael Beach in Albufeira. Its location, rooms, and amenities make this hotel a top choice for couples, families, and groups, particularly if you desire the finer things while vacationing.

While staying at Sao Rafael Suites, you can enjoy an array of resort amenities, such as partaking in its spa services, taking to its tennis courts, and engaging in water sports for an additional fee. Guests of all ages appreciate the pools, while parents are sure to appreciate the childcare services. For added convenience, laundry facilities, free onsite parking, and shuttle service are also available.

Rooms are spacious and steeped in neutral tones. You can choose from Double Rooms with two twin beds, One-Bedroom Suites with two twin beds and choice of sea views, Two-Bedroom Suites with one full bed, two twin beds, and choice of sea views, or Family Rooms with six twin beds. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, minibars, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and balconies.

Three restaurants are on the premises of Sao Rafael Suites, including an eatery devoted to a vast breakfast buffet spread and those that serve Mediterranean and international cuisines for lunch and dinner. For tasty drinks and gorgeous views, head out to the terrace bar. Several restaurants, including O Poente and The Cockerel, are located nearby.

You can also enjoy proximity to area attractions while staying at Sao Rafael Suites, including Arrifes Beach and The Strip Albufeira.

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São Rafael Suites room price & deals

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Deluxe Rooms - Mountain view


$286 totalVio.com
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Standard Rooms - Lake view
1 double bed

1 double bed



$165 totalTrip.com
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Superior Rooms - Water view


$355 totallastminute.com
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Resort Rooms - Garden view


$191 totaltravelup
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Double Rooms - Mountain view
1 double bed

1 double bed



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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Hairdryer
  • Public bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground


  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (free)

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Tennis

Places of interest near São Rafael Suites

Attractions in Albufeira, Portugal curated by momondo

São Rafael Suites location: Sesmarias, 8200-613 Albufeira, Faro


Old Town Of Albufeira1.7 mi
Praia dos Salgados2.7 mi
Praia da Falésia6.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Paper Moon - W Algarve0.8 mi
Sip at WET - W Algarve0.8 mi
Play Albufeira - Eat, Learn & Play2.9 mi
Piri Piri Steak House - Pine Cliffs Resort6.3 mi

São Rafael Suites Reviews

GoodBased on 834 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Friendly staff very good food big room (in 39 reviews)
  • "Food was great, spacious rooms and cleanliness." (in 36 reviews)
  • Great staff. (in 34 reviews)
Cons -
  • Not a family hotel. (in 13 reviews)
  • No WiFi in rooms. (in 9 reviews)
  • Empty the bins around the pools more frequently. (in 8 reviews)

São Rafael Suites room booking info

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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