• turquoise waters
  • pristine golden sands
  • beguiling coastal paths

Our apartment at 59a São Rafael offers all this and more, the perfect tonic for your relaxation and a place of outstanding natural beauty...

Algarve Beach Pad is located in a pretty and peaceful suburb of Albufeira, in the heart of The Algarve, Portugal.

São Rafael boasts one of the most stunning beaches in Europe because of its “magnificent natural setting, consisting of rocks and cliffs, fine white sand, and crystal-clear waters". With its pristine sand, intricate rock formations and turquoise waters, the beach is always popular with our guests, it's about a 5 minute walk from the apartment.

In walking distance of the apartment are a selection of cafes, a few restaurants and a small supermarket. Within a couple of minutes drive are several larger supermarkets and an array of restaurants. Albufeira is also just a short drive away for those seeking a more lively atmosphere and a touristy feel. The Old Town of Albufeira offers a huge variety of international bars, restaurants and shops whilst the colourful marina also has bars and eating places and offers water-sports and boat trips.

For the golfing enthusiasts, you're within 30 minutes of a number of Europe’s most stunning golf courses. All of this and more is easily accessible, with Faro Airport only a 35 minute drive away (depending on traffic).