Sobre O Mar is a spacious luxury villa on the Sao Rafael estate close to Albufeira, in the Algarve which has been recently renovated. With large manicured gardens and a private pool this Villa is ideal for adults and children alike. The Villa has four bedrooms two of
Our family party consisted of an age range from 18-79 and we all commented on how lovely the villa was and how it suited everyone of us. The villa was larger than we thought from the photos and had … More
We are so pleased that you had a good time as a large family group and found that the villa was larger and better than you expected. Hopefully there was space for all to be on their own when required but at the same time providing a comfortable environment for great times together.
Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you again.
Reviewed 19 Jun 2017
What an amazing place..... this villa is superb it really is. Huge indoor living space, very cool even without switching on the air conditioning. Fantastically equipped, great master suite upstairs wi… More
Thank you so much for your great comments. We also like to the cool inside the villa without air conditioning and the marble floors and nice gentle breeze from the coast help to achieve this.
We are delighted that all your family enjoyed your stay and feel that if the children are happy all others will be relaxed and happy.
Thank you again and we look forward to having you back in the future
Reviewed 2 Jul 2015
We were a party of 5 adults and 3 children staying in this wonderful villa. There is nothing I could fault or have a negative view on. The villa is in an ideallic setting within close walking distan… More
Thank you very much for the wonderful comments. We are really pleased that you had a great time and that you found the beach, restaurants shops etc. to be convenient for someone without a car.
We look forward to a return visit and thank you for staying with us.
New for 2012 , this fantastic 4 +1 bedroom detached villa with wonderful countryside and sea views over the new Albufeira Marina & old town , this is likely to be one of our most popular villas for the up and coming summer season, surrounded by lovely gardens and locate
A delightful modern 2 bedroom apartment within walking distance to São Rafael beach and the shared swimming pool of the condominium. The apartment is very spacious and bright, south facing with great sea views from the terrace and from the master bedroom The living/ di
My partner and I, we love our stay here and we're so glad that we found this rental. The apartment is even more beautiful in person -- very comfortable, clean, and lovely.
The owner of the flat is… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope that you will come back.
Reviewed 19 Jul 2012
Realy great apartment, well equiped ,lovely decor and in beautiful gardens. A car would be useful as there is only one small rather expensive supermarket in the area and for getting in to Albufeira fo… More
Thank you very much for your kind words.
Reviewed 9 Apr 2012
Fantastic apartment with everything you need. It is very spacious and clean and there is a fully equipped. It is about 5 min stroll to the beach
The apartment owner is really helpfull and honest.
Brand New and unused 2 bedrooms apartment. Modernly decorated, and in order to make it cozy and friendly . The apartment is situated in a nice condo nearby one of the most beautiful beaches of Albufeira (São Rafael beach, 5 min walk), placed in a quiet and peacefu
We had a great stay, the apartment was comfortable, good air-con, all we needed, lovely terrace with BBQ. The complex was just what we wanted - excellent pool, with access all day and up to around 7.3… More
This luxurious 4 bedroom villa is located in the popular beach of São Rafael on the Algarve in Portugal. The spacious living area includes a large open plan dining room, comfortable lounge and TV room.The kitchen is very well equipped with all the necessary appliances
We decided to take all our children, their partners and grandchild away for a short stay in Albufeira, we booked a villa and was let down badly the week we were due to go by the booking company going … More
Tucked away in a quiet area of the Sao Rafael complex yet only 1 minute's walk from the communal swimming pool, this large, airy, 2 bedroom ground floor apartment has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The traditional design means it stays cool inside even wh
“Gorgeous area in Sao Raphael, very clean area and local beach is outstanding.”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2016
Apartment has everything that a young family would need. The beaches are spectacular. The pool area is good for young families and quiet through the day but does get busy in late afternoons. You do ha… More
I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your holiday and hope you come back to Sao Rafael again.
The magnificent apartment has 2 very large spacious bedrooms and furnished to a very high standard.
A large living room with a comfortable sofa bed and a dining table which will seat 6 guests.
A modern bathroom with shower.
The kitchen is well equipped with you
“Lovely apartment, centrally located,but away from the hustle ,and close to the beach”
Reviewed 31 Mar 2017
My first impression was the lovely area when we arrived,and after entering the apartment was how lovely it was inside with all modcons you can imagine,then went out to the balcony and was delighted wi… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave me an in depth review.
It is much appreciated.
I am so pleased you had a great time here.
Please let me know when you would like to return.
“Great relaxed getaway”
Reviewed 22 May 2017
The apartment is in a great location - Sao Rafael is so close to several beaches and restaurants and the pool is just a short walk through the lovely grounds. The apartment itself is well equipped wit… More
I am so pleased you had a lovely time.
Thank you for your kind words. Please come back soon. You will be welcome anytime.
Reviewed 7 Feb 2017
Luxurious apartment with excellent amenities, wonderful sea view from the balcony and has everything you need and more. Easy walking distance to a beautiful beach and fantastic restaurants. The pool a… More
I am so glad you had a pleasant stay. Thank you for your kind words.
Come back soon.
Two bed duplex apartment on the Sao Rafael Beach Complex,less than 5 minutes walk to the beach of Sao Rafael.Only 2km from the cetre of the old town of Albufeira and its famous fishermans beach.The apartment is set amongst beautiful gardens which lead down to the swimmi
“One of the best apartments and and with the best view on the complex.”
Reviewed 25 May 2017
We have stayed in this apartment many times and have always found it to be extremely clean. It has a modern kitchen and everything you need for a longer stay is supplied i.e. iron, ironing board, wash… More
This well equipped and spacious apartment, is just a short walk from the beautiful Sao Rafael beach, recently voted the best in the Algarve and fourth best in Europe. The apartment is in a private condominium of low rise, white painted Portuguese style buildings, with t
“Great location, only 5min walk to the beautiful beach of Sao Rafael”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2015
We stayed at Sao Rafael apartment in mid July. The apartment was perfect for our family of four. The location was perfect with only a 5 minute walk to Sao Rafael beach. Located at the end of the beach… More
“Fantastic stay !”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2013
Hello Lynne and Geoff,
This is our first trip by driving from Gibraltar to Portugal. Due to the Gibraltar political issue w Spain, we left earlier and arrive on Sunday midnight time.
Geoff ve… More
“Perfect location and a perfect blend of modern amenities in a traditional portugese coastal setting”
Reviewed 15 May 2013
A beautiful apartment situated in a great location with only short walks to a number of ideal portugese beaches and restaurants, surrounding area is quiet and connections to Albufueria and Faro and th… More
New and luxurious Duplex Apartement, with a full view of the sea. Next to the most beautifull beach of Albufeira, São Rafael Beach. The kittchen is fully equiped, as the rest of the house with beatifull and modern furniture. Above all that you can enjoy the free-wifi
Apt was really lovely. Spotless clean and very modern design. Fully equipped with everything you would need for your stay… More
You were lovely guests and it was a pleasure to have been able to help. If and when you decide to return to Albufeira, you are welcome at any time.
Again, thank you so much and our very best wishes
Nuno & Lurdes
Sao Rafael is a peaceful, quiet and attractive area and is a popular choice for both families and couples. As well as boasting a number of beautiful beaches, coastal walks and fantastic restaurants there are also plenty of attractions in the area to keep children happy
During our week's stay we visited quite a few other beaches east and west of Albufeira, but the beach at San Rafael was definitely the best, and in such easy reach of our accommodation too! A five min… More
“Great apartment, feels like home away from home in a lovely location perfect for exploring the area.”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Lovely beach within walking distance. You really need a car to get around the area, and there's plenty to keep a family occupied within easy reach. Apartment is a good size, clean and comfortable. A g… More
Well located two floor, 3 bedroom townhouse in San Rafael, Albufeira. The house is only about 300 meters from the beach. Air conditioning in two of the bedrooms. A swimming pool, restaurant and a tennis court are in the complex.Two floor townhouse. First floor has kitch
Our duplex apartment is set on the Sao Rafael Beach Complex, 5 minutes walk from the beautiful Sao Rafael beach. Albufeira Old Town is 1.5km, east along the coast away. You can drive in less than 5 mins, or catch the bus or a taxi. You can walk, which takes approx 45 mi
Beautifully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Sao Rafael. Situated just minutes from the beach and a 5 minute drive to Albufeira. Large communal pool with children pool. This lovely 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment is beautifully furnished. The double bedroom h
Spacious villa with swimming pool, air conditioning, games room and Wi-Fi (optional extra), enjoying an elevated location with beautiful views to the marina and the bay of Albufeira, in a peaceful housing estate, between the well known São Rafael beach with beach bar/re
Two bedroom apartment for 4 people with sea view, swimming pools, only 500 metres from one of the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve: São Rafael. The beautiful beach of Arrifes is also a short distance away from the apartment. This holiday apartment has
Spacious villa with swimming pool, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and games room, enjoying an elevated location with beautiful views to the marina, in a peaceful housing estate, between the well known São Rafael beach with beach bar/restaurant and the colourful Marina of Albuf
Modern well equipped self catering accommodation. Beautiful beaches are within easy reach such as São Rafael (10 minute walk), Castelo, Coelha and Evaristo, the latter with a renowned beach restaurant and beach side lawn. Albufeira marina is only a five minute drive aw
We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Rafaella, the house was in excellent condition just a per the pictures. The vila was well equipped,clean and in a secure location which was very important to us as … More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm pleased you had an enjoyable holiday. Penny
“Fantastic pool. Home from home accommodation.”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2012
Had a lovely week with the family. The house was perfect for our needs. The children loved the pool and was private and safe for them.
Restaurents close by were fantastic, very friendly and good ch… More
“A wonderful time was had by all”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2012
Very clean and spacious house with two ensuite bathrooms and a further two bathrooms. The house was very well maintained. There are also three balconies. The BBQ facilities were very good. The kit… More
This spacious, tastefully furnished first floor apartment is located in a beautiful complex with 2 swimming pools (1 large for adults and 1 for children), well-kept gardens and 2 tennis courts (free of charge for owners and guests), within walking distance of the beach,
Apartment in villa only two dwellings, with bright, fully equipped. The large living room has a double bed and a sofa 3 people (that can convert into a bed). Has access to private garden since it lies on the ground floor. Part of the dining room has a round table wit
Villa 35 holds a prominent position within the enchanting hideaway complex of Ponta Grande Resort. It is suitable for couples both young and elderly, families with children young and old. This award winning 4* resort is set in 6.5 acres and boasts 60 townhouse
“A brilliant holiday with the best accommodation experience to date!”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
We loved it here, Gary and Glenis where great to deal with from our initial booking and the accommodation exceeded expectations. Villa 35 is lovely and well positioned with the balcony over looking th… More
Reviewed 17 Mar 2012
This villa in Sao Rafael has it all, it is spacious, light and airy and very well equipped. It has a superb sun terrace, very large and a welcome resting place after a day's sunning on the fabulous l… More
“Really nice accomodation near a stunning stretch of coastline.”
Reviewed 14 Mar 2012
Villa 35 provides very comfortably, well furnished accomodation. The location next to, but above the pool, meant that we could enjoy the view without being looked at. The weather was fantastic for the… More
Fantastic 4 bedroom villa with private pool, located 400 meters from Evaristo Beach, with bright and spacious rooms, all facing the pool and sea view. Capacity: up to 8 people 4 bedrooms en-suite – two with double beds and two with two single beds. Room with ac