Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Rocha

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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 Praia da Rocha using our Praia da Rocha trip itinerary planner.
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  • At the top of people. Impossible to put towel. Go to another site. You don't have any grace. The icy water
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  • The beach is gorgeous, the beautiful sea. It's not too crowded and you are very good, there is plenty of room to spread out beach towels and planting umbrellas. It is a stunning Beach!
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  • Regrettable!! Who has the responsibility to keep it clean and taken care of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world? Who is blamed by the carelessness of this beautiful beach? A shame when we get out of comfort zones, as the fantastic sea views! Every year, the beach bar destined to events in the summer lies abandoned in these conditions until the summer following!!?? "Famous" RP Evaristo rented the space to the city of Portimão and never paid (according to the newspaper reports)! Who takes advantage of these situations? Take care of our heritage urgently!! In July it will be masked and in August again abandoned until next year!! To: SHAME and clear the PRAIA DA ROCHA and INTERESTS
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Where to stay in Praia da Rocha

Make the most of Praia da Rocha's array of outdoor activities by staying at a luxury hotel right along the shore. Though on the pricier side, these upscale hotels and chains provide a wealth of amenities, from restaurants and bars to private spas and outdoor pools, all within easy walking distance of the sand and surf. You can stay on a budget by considering a guesthouse or mid-range hotel in the nearby town of Portimao. Alternatively, rent out a private villa or apartment, often offered by locals, to get a beachfront setting outside the hustle and bustle of a large hotel.
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