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A favorite of beachgoers in Algarve, Praia Da Rocha is named for the beautiful cliffs and rocks near its shoreline. Though the sandy shores are ideal for playing with kids, taking long walks, or lounging in the sun, the area is called Rock Beach because of the cliffs. The blue waters have made this a favorite getaway for people from Portimao and beyond since the late 1800s. You'll have your pick of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, and clubs along Tomás Cabreira, an avenue across the top of the beach. You can also visit the Fortress of Santa Catarina de Ribamar for views of the coast and marina. Arrange your visit to Praia Da Rocha and discover more family-friendly attractions in Portimao using our Portimao trip itinerary planner.
Praia Da Rocha Tours
Private Tour: Algarve Wine and Tapas Tour by Sidecar Motorcycle from Portimao BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $173
Duration: 3 hours
Full-Day Algarve Tour by Convertible Cabrio from Portimão BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $121
Duration: 7 hours
Discover the Algarve in a Classic Car BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $57
Duration: 2 hours
Praia Da Rocha Reviews
En fait, j'hésite entre moyen et très bien... bien aurait largement suffit. En avril, le temps est froid mais au niveau monde très bien pour moi. Par contre, je n'ose même pas pensé ce que cela doit ê... more »In fact, I hesitate between medium and very good... well would be far enough. In April, the weather is cold but at the world level very well for me. On the other hand, I do not even dare to think what it should be in July or August. Everything is really done for the tourist, for the tourist to spend; massage tents and sunbeds on the beach, bars and restaurants all along the beach, hyper shopping street. I think it should be avoided with children during the summer months because the nights must be super noisy. In view of the noise at night in April even with the Windows closed on the 8th floor, if you have light sleep, refrain.
Great beach, lots of different restaurants along the boardwalk and different access points to the main shopping area, has a quite end which suited me more than the hustle end. more »
Amazing sandy beaches, cliffs and caves to explore, nice restaurants to enjoy great local food and wines. I recommend to go May or June to avoid crowded beaches in July-September. Watersport activities available at very reasonable prices.
Lovely place to stay, eat & enjoy.
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