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Hotels and Apartments in Praia Da Rocha

A lively resort that is home to lovely beaches, fantastic nightlife and boasts a history and culture is one of the most preferred holiday base for tourist planning to explore Algarve. With a huge number of travellers flocking to this resort, there has been increase in the number of apartments and hotels in Praia de Rocha that cater to every taste and budget. The extensive range of accommodation in Praia da Rocha resort caters to families, couples and travellers who love to party.

You can choose from apartments close the sea to luxury villas with pools. The hotels in Praia de Rocha are also equipped with necessary as well as luxury amenities including private pool, terrace and BBQ and internet access. If you are looking for low cost accommodation in Praia da Rocha, then also you can easily find your ideal holiday home in the city centre. Some excellent properties where you can book your stay, this includes Algarve Mor, Hotel Da Rocha, Presidente Apartments, Jupiter Algarve Hotel etc.

About

The first resort to be developed on Portugal’s Algarve, Praia da Rocha is popular for its beauty of the long sandy beaches set against the sandstone cliff. The resort is nestled between Portimao and the Alvor village, making it an important tourist destination in Portugal, where you indulge in an endless list of leisure opportunities. Summer is the peak season here, between June and September when Praia da Rocha becomes the liveliest towns of the Algarve coastline. The resort is now an ideal beach holiday destination for families and those who love to party and enjoy great food in the warm, sunny beach weather.

You’ll find excellent accommodation in Praia da Rocha mostly in hotels and high-rise apartment blocks, which are well-facilities with all requisite facilities to make your holiday absolutely relaxing. If staying close to the beautiful beaches, enjoying multiple places to wine and dine or party late night is your idea of great holiday then Praia da Rocha may be the ideal choice for you!

Where to stay

Praia da Rocha is a beautiful small town, boasting a range of hotels and apartments complexes with charming natural scenery in the backdrop. The Red sandstone cliffs which makes the resort look extra beautiful and area is lined up with a selection of 3 to 5 star hotels, featuring state-of-the-art facilities.

The different styles of accommodation in Praia da Rocha are well spaced out and are set close to all the local amenities and the luxurious properties that faces the magnificent sea will also have wonderful views. Apart from hotels, there are many self-catering apartments in Praia da Rocha which are great fit for the families, looking for more privacy and space. Both apartments and hotels in Praia da Rocha resort can be a great holiday home as these are facilitated with best of amenities and services to ensure maximum comfort of the guests.

What to see

Praia da Rocha is a popular holiday destination that attracts huge influx of tourists all year around for its wonderful nightlife, beautiful scenery and spectacular beaches. This cosmopolitan resort has a charming traditional feel, offering a perfect setting to soak up the sun in a stunning location. The long golden beach here is backed by limestone cliffs, so you can either enjoy swimming or unwind on the loungers or try some amazing water sports, and boat trips to the caves, fishing trips and dolphin watching.

The beach is also surrounded by restaurants and bars that serve Portuguese and international food. You can also visit the marina, next to the beach, which is great for a leisurely stroll. There are many leisure activities that you can enjoy in your Praia de Rocha holiday such as Slide and Splash water park, Aqualand and Parque Zoológico de Lagos (Zoo Lagos), which can a fantastic day out with family. Also, there are many churches, galleries, museums and historical sites that can interest you.

What to eat and drink

Praia resort is home to many good restaurants and Irish bars that offers delicious food and drinks with great views. Both food and alcohol are very reasonably priced and it won’t be a challenge to find cheap tourist menus and food throughout the resort. Fish and seafood are available in plenty here and mostly all traditional Portuguese restaurants offer a selection of fish dishes, which are served with salads and vegetables.

Apart from authentic traditional Portuguese dishes, there are Chinese, Indian, Italian and English cuisines offered in many restaurants. Some popular restaurants in the resort includes Big Red’s Rib Shack, All Beef, Bulli and Pupe, Restaurant O Barao. Most of the restaurants are focused on serving international tourists and are mainly settled in the Tomas Cabreira Avenue, which is the popular street of the resort. So make most out of your Praia da Rocha holiday enjoying the freshly prepared dishes and exotic drinks in a very friendly ambiance.

Nightlife

At night, Praia da Rocha comes alive with people enjoying leisurely walk on the avenue, sipping delicious cocktails in chic bars, watching stunning street performances or looking for amazing gastronomic experiences for late night dinners. Overall, the resort boasts a lively ambiance for both locals and tourists to enjoy a distinct style of nightlife full of fun, excitement and dancing.

You really wouldn’t need to leave the resort for any entertainment and late night fun. There are endless amazing top nightclubs and bars along the esplanade. If you love to dance on peppy numbers, Phoenix is the place for you that stays open till 6 a.m. For enjoying some exotic drinks in a lively ambiance while trying your hands on pool or dart then Red Eye is an excellent bar. Some other popular bar in the resort includes Katederal, Bar Amuras, Farmer’s Pub, among others.

Shopping

The main shopping centre in Praia da Rocha, Portimão, featuring many retail parks around the outskirts and a selection of shops in the town centre. Popular products that are a good buy in the resort are leather goods, cosmetics and perfumes, fashion wear and accessories. You’ll literally find everything here from homeware to electronics, kitchenware to furniture. Moreover, there are lots of good supermarkets.

Right around the beach, the resort has many good shops from where visitors can buy unique souvenirs, clothes, artwork and local handicrafts at very affordable prices. During your Praia da Rocha holiday, you can move around the resort, take a day out to enjoy shopping experience in any of the outdoor or beach markets, malls and small shops to know the area well and interact with the locals. With such different types of stores, retail shops and markets, you’ll surely find something that will catch your attention.

Fast Facts About

  • Nearest airports: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Flight time from UK: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Currency: Euro (€)

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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