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Overlooking the sea, NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico is an ultra-modern 5-star complex with direct and private access to São Rafael Beach. It features 2 indoor heated pools, an extensive spa, and sunbathing areas. Opening out onto private terraces, the bright and spacious rooms at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico offer ocean or extensive garden views. Rooms are decorated in soft tones with minimal designer furnishings. Private bathrooms include showers and free toiletries. All rooms include free Wi-Fi access. There is 1 buffet dining room, and an à la carte restaurant, featuring Mediterranean specialties in a sophisticated and intimate environment. The gym is well-equipped for cardio and fitness and there are 3 outdoor swimming pools. The NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico is only a 10-minute drive from Albufeira.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.1
Free Wifi
8.4
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Meghna
    United States of America United States of America
    The breakfast was great, as well as the beach behind the property.
  • Jacquelynn
    United States of America United States of America
    The overall aesthetics with the palm trees was a beautiful Oasis. The pool is amazing! The beach access was great! The breakfast was fantastic. The omelet bar was delicious and a lot of different food choices. I will stay here again and have...
  • Carolina
    United States of America United States of America
    Close to everything. Close to the beach, nice pool and good food. Breakfast was good, lots of options - buffet style.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • FADO
    • Cuisine
      Portuguese
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Romantic
  • Seven Seas

    No additional info available

Amenities of NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Private Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle
  • 2 restaurants
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 5 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Pool 2 – outdoor (kids)Free!
  • Open all year
  • Suitable for kids
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Pool 3 – indoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
    Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

House rules
NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
Check-out
Until 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 60 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Groups
When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Cards accepted at this hotel
American ExpressVisaMastercardMaestro Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that an extra charge of EUR 12,50 per child, applies to children staying in half board rate.

Guests booking on Non-Refundable Rates should inform Sao Rafael Atlantico of their invoicing details (Name, Address and VAT number) at the time of booking.

Please note that when booking a rate where payment is due before arrival, the property will provide detailed payment instructions with a link to a secured payment platform.

The hotel can arrange for a PCR test to be made in the premises (additional costs apply). Guests can book this test directly at the hotel.

Guests with pets must complete and sign the pet admission form and pay a fee of €25 per night /per pet and a caution of €100 per stay. Only cats or dogs, with until 10kg, are allowed. We can accommodate a maximum of 1 pet per Suite, and it will only be accepted in our "Suite Atlantic".

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

When booking half board, note that drinks are not included.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

License number: 7284

FAQs about NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico

  • The nearest beach is 1,150 feet from NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Public Bath
    • Body wrap
    • Personal trainer
    • Fitness
    • Beach
    • Body treatments
    • Locker rooms
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Swimming pool
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness classes
    • Beauty services
    • Body scrub

  • NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico has 2 restaurants:

    • Seven Seas
    • FADO

  • NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico is 1.8 miles from the center of Albufeira. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Room options at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at NAU Sao Rafael Atlantico on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.