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Sao Rafael Premium Villas

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Sao Rafael Premium Villas are made up of Resort Townhouses located West of Albufeira, in Salgados Resort. The complex is located in front of the Hotel, alongside the 18-hole golf course and a few minutes easy walking distance from the extensive sandy Salgados beach. Guests can relax by the 3 outdoor, saltwater swimming pools or in the Spa with Jacuzzi and steam bath. There is also a Tiki pool bar, gin bar and restaurant serving Portuguese and local specialties. For little ones there is a kids club.

## Please note that a security deposit of between €300-500 will be requested at check in to cover any damage to the villas, including missing kitchen utensils and other equipment. The deposit can be paid by cash or credit card. ##

How far is the nearest beach?

This hotel is located 500m from the beach.

Distance from Airport

This hotel is located 52km from Faro Airport.


Spacious villa-townhouses on two floors with two, three or four en-suite bedrooms, some with balcony. All villas feature a private bathroom, lounge/dining area, kitchenette (with hob, microwave, stove, refrigerator & freezer, dishwasher, washing machine with dryer, toaster, water kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, iron & ironing board, whisk), air conditioning, internet Wi-Fi access, one full HD flat screen TV and two underground garage spaces.

Food & Drink

The hotel offers a dine around concept with four themed restaurants including an international buffet, Italian, Oriental and Portuguese. There is also a nespresso corner, gin bar, sunset snack bar, Tiki pool bar and lobby bar.

Sports & Entertainment

## Please note that between May and October, the pools can only be heated if requested 48 hours in advance, or 72 hours in advance between November and April. The pool temperature will depend on weather conditions, as the pools will be progressively heated during the day but the temperature may drop overnight. ##

There are three outdoor saltwater swimming pools (one oval-shaped pool, one round-shaped pool for children and one chill-out half-moon shaped pool) and a grassed area with palm gardens. For the little ones there is a kids club (ages 4-11) in the hotel and a baby corner. The Spa del Mar offers an indoor freshwater heated pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam bath, gymnasium and selection of treatments and massages. There is also seasonal entertainment for adults and children, and Wi-Fi access in the accommodation and public areas.

The Mar Club offers access to exclusive facilities including a new heated outdoor pool, with Jacuzzis, Bali bed rental and bar service.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Living/ Dining Room
  • Pool Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam Bath
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool (Salt Water)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Terrace
  • Wifi