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All reviews beautiful beach bars and restaurants great resort lovely place lots of shops water sports the cliff the main strip rock formations beach front board walk beaches sand algarve sea holiday nightlife
The only thing that this place has going for it is its local Portuguese population. (As in Porto, Lisbon, and Lagos, the locals here in Praia da Rocha are among the friendliest, most helpful people in the world.)
As for Praia da Rocha - both...More
Lovely resort. All the locals are so friendly. Quite nice to walk the length of the resort in the evening. Beach is fabulous but would say not suitable for anyone disabled as there are 74 steps down. Have visited twice now and would return again...More
If you want a holiday that is very chilled out without tourists come here during winter. It’s warm during the day and cold in the mornings and night so bring a coat. Stay at a hotel/ apartment with a heated pool and with heating. Jardim...More
Having visited off season in Jan 2019 it’s quiet with lovely beaches and cliffs to visit either by road or boat trip. However the resort left us puzzled as to who it is catering for. If you like nothing but the beach and boats/sea related...More
Visiting friends in Portimão we thought we’d walk to Praia da Rocha for something to eat before finding a nice bar and seeing in the New Year at the coast.
Sadly restaurants were either closed or they had a special New Year Eve set champagne...More
We travelled to Portimao in November and the weather was great to make long walks on the beach and boardwalk they have made for walking. There was still some surffers testing their skills on the sea waves. Great place!
I have came to the Algarve before but this is the most spectacular beach I have ever sheen. It is massive with lovely golden sand and stunning rock formations. We came in December and had the beach to ourselves so I recommend coming off season....More