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São Rafael Suites

5-star Hotel with Snorkeling

5 stars

Sesmarias 8200 613, 8200-613 Albufeira, Faro

+351 213 007 009
Very good

based on 1,219 reviews

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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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Deluxe Rooms - POOL view


$154 totallastminute.com
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Standard Rooms - POOL view
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1 double bed



$366 totalTrip.com
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Superior Rooms - Park view


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Double Rooms - River view
2 twin beds

2 twin beds



$209 totalExpedia
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Queen Rooms - City view


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Other Rooms - River view
2 twin beds

2 twin beds



$269 totalPriceline
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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

Things to do

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


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

Services and conveniences

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

Family friendly

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

Pool and spa

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


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


  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine


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

Parking and transportation

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

Accessibility and suitability

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

Media and entertainment

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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Tennis

São Rafael Suites Reviews

Very goodBased on 1,219 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

Check in/Check out

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

License number: 432

Frequently asked questions

  • How does São Rafael Suites compare to other 5 star hotels in Albufeira?

    There is a $160/night difference in the average price of 5 star hotels in Albufeira ($463/night) and the average nightly rate at São Rafael Suites ($304/night).

  • How far is São Rafael Suites from Faro?

    São Rafael Suites is 17.9 mi away from Faro. You can typically expect your drive time from São Rafael Suites to Faro to be 53min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to São Rafael Suites from Faro?

    With parking available at São Rafael Suites, you could always rent a car for as low as $9/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Albufeira. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to São Rafael Suites. The nearest airport to the hotel is Faro.

  • Are there food options at São Rafael Suites?

    Yes, São Rafael Suites does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Albufeira for those looking for something different. If you are staying at São Rafael Suites, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does São Rafael Suites have a pool?

    São Rafael Suites does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is São Rafael Suites to Albufeira city center?

    São Rafael Suites is just 1.9 mi away from Albufeira city center. The closest landmark to the center of Albufeira is Zoomarine, which is very accessible to São Rafael Suites guests.

  • What is the phone number for São Rafael Suites?

    For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at São Rafael Suites, call +351 213 007 009.

  • Does São Rafael Suites have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, São Rafael Suites has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for São Rafael Suites?

    The required check-out time is 12:00 PM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at São Rafael Suites?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $163 per night. The average rate for rooms at São Rafael Suites is currently around $413/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in São Rafael Suites?

    Laundry services are available at São Rafael Suites. Contact the property reception for additional information.

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Places of interest near São Rafael Suites

Attractions in Albufeira, Portugal curated by momondo

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

Top landmarks

Praia de São Rafael0.4 mi
Praia do Castelo1.1 mi
Museu Municipal de Arqueologia1.7 mi
Fisherman's Beach1.8 mi
Praia da Galé2.0 mi
Herdade dos Salgados Golf2.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Luna Diamante0.1 mi
Jompra0.9 mi
Paper Moon - W Algarve1.2 mi
Sip at WET - W Algarve1.2 mi
MnM Kitchen2.0 mi
Farm Village2.3 mi
Play Albufeira - Eat, Learn & Play2.9 mi
Piri Piri Steak House - Pine Cliffs Resort6.2 mi
Maré at Pine Cliffs6.2 mi

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