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Praia Da Rocha

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  • Average9%
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“beautiful beach”(192 reviews)
“great resort”(23 reviews)
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Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank starlightShanghai
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach. Go through the tunnels to find an ever more spectacular part of the beach. Spend an amazing afternoon here. Highly recommend it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stefankF5664GO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janetg373
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bubble76_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1936matt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to chill out or party take your pick some lovely restaurants great bars Lovely people definitely going back

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to chill out on the sun. Must be crowded and burning hot in the summer... Remember to walk through the rocks and you will discover yet another beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronsky1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HandyHenk
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pekka S
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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michelemc63
October 6, 2018|
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Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
Weather was perfect---shorts are fine but suggest pants, long sleeves later in the evening.
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brendaHpool
September 18, 2018|
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Response from 33kellym | Reviewed this property |
2-3km
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Lisa O
August 14, 2018|
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Response from aoifemcg94 | Reviewed this property |
We rented a moped for two days and we got around on that for very cheap
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