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Sao Rafael Holidays

Sao Rafael, located in Algrave, is a fantastic tourist place in Portugal. Algrave is popular for its immaculate villages, countryside and beaches and Sao Rafael is one of its treasures. Sao Rafael is at a distance of 3 km from another popular tourist city Albufeira. Sao Rafael can be reached in thirty minutes from Faro International airport. Picturesque beaches and clear blue skies magnify charm of Sao Rafael. No doubt Sao Rafael is one of the best beach resorts of Algrave and a perfect holiday destination. Sao Rafael is also awarded European Blue Flag for its excellent offerings.

Holidaying in Sao Rafael provide you chances to explore villas and apartments built in traditional Portuguese style. Sao Rafael is composed of large and elegant beaches equipped with sun beds and umbrellas. You can discover some unique rock formations in sandy beaches of Sao Rafael which provide relaxing shade in sunny summer days. Adventurous water sports are also popular in Sao Rafael. There are facilities of cafe and restaurants too in these beaches. Buildings and apartments of Sao Rafael offer charming sea views.  Majority of these apartment owners are from United Kingdom and Portugal. Most of the property in Sao Rafael is used for spending holidays by property owners and their friends. Holiday rentals are also available for tourist accommodation purpose. Variety of choices for happening night outs and restaurants is available in resorts of Sao Rafael.

As in the most of the regions of Portugal, you are expected to tip about 10% additional to the bill amount in Sao Rafael. However, the amount you tip may vary as per the services received by you. Majority of waiters and attendants rely on additional tipping amount as wages paid to them are generally low. Also tipping maids, room cleaners and attendants carrying your luggage in hotels is appreciated. Though it is not customary to tip taxi drivers but they do expect to round off the fare to nearest Euros.

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