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Accommodation in Praia da Rocha

Hotels and apartments in Praia da Rocha are dotted all around the resort. The area in between the R. Do Sol and Av. Tomas Cabreira are ideal for finding apartments in Praia da Rocha. If you are visiting with a group of friends and looking for an independent accommodation in Praia da Rocha, you can book one of the self-catering apartments that also comes with swimming pool and a bar onsite. Presidente Apartments, Oceano Atlantico, Vista Marina, are some of the upscale apartments in Praia da Rocha. If you are looking for cheap hotels in Praia da Rocha then you can book at Algarve Mor, Flor da Rocha, Clube Vilarosa, Plaza Real, Vitor’s Plaza, Avenida Praia, Club Praia Mar, and much more.

Praia da Rocha Overview

The holiday resort of Praia da Rocha enjoys a privileged location right on the beach, surrounded by luxury of nature from all sides. It lies in the south western part of Portugal’s major holiday destination Algarve and is the main beach of Portimao town. The beach with sand guarded by rocks that witnessed thousands of years of geological formations in different colours. The resort has also hosted various beach soccer tournaments. Ideal for families and young crowd alike, the sun-kissed beaches attract 90% tourists between April and October, which is the best time to book your Praia da Rocha holiday.

Where to Stay on your Praia da Rocha Holiday

The all-inclusive hotels in Praia da Rocha offer the best experience. With unlimited food and drinks included, all you have to do is enjoy your holiday and have fun. These all-inclusive hotels are best choice for families as some of the hotels also include entertainment and activities for all age groups. If you are visiting as couples, you can opt for one of the adults only deals as well like Jupiter Marina hotel. Da Rocha, Jupiter Algarve, Oriental, Bela Vista Hotel and Spa, Algarve Casino hotel, etc. are the most luxurious and modern hotels in Praia da Rocha. You can choose between resort view or breathtaking sea views offered by most of the hotels in Praia da Rocha.

Things to See and Do in Praia da Rocha

There are endless things you can do in the tranquil resort of Praia da Rocha. Adorned by picturesque beach of Praia da Rocha, the resort offers perfect setting for a relaxed beach holiday as well as to indulge in adrenalin activities. Located strategically in the southern tip of Algarve and right on the beach, the resort serves as a great base to explore the rest of Algarve. You can go for various boat trips embarking to Benagil Caves, Kayak cave, Catamaran tour, Ria Formosa, Dolphin watching tour, etc. If you are on a family holiday you can’t miss a visit to the Zoomarine theme park just half an hour away by car. In the evenings you can take stroll around the resort or the beach where you can enjoy beach parties at several places.

Nightlife in Praia da Rocha

The beach promenade is lined with pubs and bars that practically form the epicenter of Praia da Rocha nightlife. Manhattan café, Nana’s, Moonlight, Diagonal bar, Agua beach club, Taffy’s, Bacchus bar and pub, On the Rocks, Mojito temple lounge, Pipas, etc. are some of the best bars here with DJ music. If you are looking for traditional Irish Pubs, then the Irish Rover is it. The beach is lined with unlimited smaller bars and shacks that turn into open sky party venues in the evenings during peak season. Katedral and Red lion pub are the most famous nightclub here. Most of the hotels in Praia da Rocha have a bar onsite where you can grab your favourite drink if you wish to stay indoors just resting.

Food options in Praia da Rocha

Like the rest of the Algarve, the staple diet in Praia da Rocha comprises seafood of all kinds which you can find in all the restaurants here. Sardines, tuna, cod, oysters, clams, are all specialties here, prepared grilled and served with potatoes, vegetables and salads. The prices are reasonable with hearty portions and the food is not so spicy so good for children as well. Locally made beer and wine are available at cheap prices. Chicken Piri Piri, some dishes of pork, Gaspacho, Caldereida, Estupeta, Feijoda, Leitao, etc. are some of the must try traditional dishes on your Praia da Rocha holiday. Casa Da Rocha, Bulli and Pupe, O Farol, Titanic, Marisqueira Coral, O Barao, Spot3, are some of the best known restaurants.

Shopping in Praia da Rocha

There are plenty of local shops in Praia da Rocha that sell all the things you need on your holiday like games, water sports shops for surfing and diving gear, ice-creams, chocolates, etc. The promenade that runs parallel to the beach is lined with smaller shops and outlets selling clothing, beach wear, tattoos, gifts and souvenirs, daily essentials and convenience goods.

There’s a supermarket for buying fresh fruits and vegetables. If you are looking for extensive and varied options, you can visit the Centro Comercial Continente Portimao at Portimao, located just 10 minutes away. You can also visit the Municipal Market of Lagos for cheap street markets.

Fast Facts about Praia da Rocha

  • Currency: Euros
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Nearest Airport: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Direct Flight time from Dublin to Praia da Rocha: 3 hours approx.
  • Transfer time from airport to Praia da Rocha: 55 minutes
  • Time difference between Dublin and Praia da Rocha: No time difference

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Praia Da Rocha Reviews

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10/10 Amazing

01 May 2018

Great place

3rd time here and love it....

The best thing about my stay was ...

Walk along the cliffs

10/10 Amazing

23 August 2010

Clean, lively but yet family orientated. Beautiful beach and food

Found it great for couples and families. Beach was beautiful. Food was amazing and never stuck for something to do. Can't wait to go back.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Beach

10/10 Amazing

11 September 2011

Really nice

Very nice place, The best thing is the beach, Amazing, We loved it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

The best thing about my stay was ...

The beach

10/10 Amazing

27 July 2011

family holiday destination

i love praia da rocha..its quiet but lively if thats what you want..very family orientated...food is good and reasonable..beaches are fab

The best thing about my stay was ...

the beach

10/10 Amazing

06 October 2011

WE ENJOYED THE BEACH AND LOVED THE NEW BOARDWALK AND ENJOYED MOST OF THE BARS AND ENTAINMENT AND GOOD SHOPPING

BETTER STREET PATHS AND THE BARS COULD HAVE ENTAINMENT TO SUIT ALL AGES

The best thing about my stay was ...

FOOD AND DRINK WAS REASONABLE AND THE STAFF WERE QUITE FRIENDLY

10/10 Amazing

16 October 2011

Fantastic resort

Great place to stay,loads of bars ,very good places to eat out . would recomend the titanic restaurant.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Clean resort

10/10 Amazing

17 November 2011

great resort, great beach

some great resturants, lovely walk on beach. i would find it very hard to fault anything..

The best thing about my stay was ...

love it

10/10 Amazing

17 November 2011

wonderful town with fantastic restaurants

beautiful clean beach, lovely weather, restaurants and lots of lively bars

The best thing about my stay was ...

beautiful clean beaches with wonderful seafood

10/10 Amazing

18 November 2011

Our summer paradise

We have been going to Praia da Rocha for the last 5 years. What we love is: the location is perfect in Algarve, the beach is just beautiful, the locals are friendly - and you can party in Praia and dine in Portimao.

The best thing about my stay was ...

The beach

10/10 Amazing

20 April 2011

praia da rocha

praia is a beautiful place can be quiet but also has its noisy times ie. at night at weekends. lots of nice walks around the area ,good bus service

The best thing about my stay was ...

everything

10/10 Amazing

20 October 2010

great place for a holiday

the resort of praia da rocha is fantastic. the beach is beautiful may be a bit hard for anyone who does not like a lot of steps. there are loads of bars and restaurants. loads of irish bars all in one place. we spent a lot of time in irelands eye a great bar and the food was great too.

The best thing about my stay was ...

the beach and the bars.

10/10 Amazing

21 June 2018

Ideal

Ideal for everyone, plenty of places to eat, beach lovely

The best thing about my stay was ...

The beach

10/10 Amazing

21 September 2010

FANTASTIC HOLIDAY RESORT

BEAUTIFUL BEACH VARIETY OF BARS TO SUIT ALL TASTES VARIETY OF PLACES TO EAT PEOPLE VERY FRIENDLY AND THE WEATHER IS GREAT

The best thing about my stay was ...

BEAUTIFUL BEACH

10/10 Amazing

25 October 2013

Very good

Enough for most kind of holidays only downside is there seems to be more graffiti appearing around the town

The best thing about my stay was ...

The beach

10/10 Amazing

20 July 2011

Excellent beach and good bar/restaurants

Very safe resort. Excellent beach and boardwalk. Lovely bars and restaurants offering very good value.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Relaxed atmosphere

10/10 Amazing

18 November 2011

really enjoyed the resort and will go back

we had such alovely time that we are hoping to return here for a month next year and stay in the resort

The best thing about my stay was ...

everything

10/10 Amazing

13 September 2010

Beautiful with amazing views

The beach is endless. The views are breathtaking and the weather is fantastic. Lots of places to eat and little bakeries in shops providing amazing cakes and sweet breads. The people are friendly and service is good. Very good for coples with children and singles too.

The best thing about my stay was ...

The beaches!

10/10 Amazing

06 September 2011

Holiday 22/8 - 4/9

Lively resort with many shops & restaurants.

The best thing about my stay was ...

Easy access to beaches. Good bus service. Many hotels.

10/10 Amazing

09 October 2012

every thing you want on a holiday

great bars great beach very good restraunts

The best thing about my stay was ...

the people

10/10 Amazing

13 June 2011

trip of a life time

if you want to get a good nights sleep,have great sun all day, great food and party to the early hours on water wine or what ever takes your fancy then this is the place for you. day time activities all types of trips are catered for. have fun on the public transport u cannot get lost even if you dont have the lingo.

The best thing about my stay was ...

food shopping and drinking