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Praia da Rocha is a bustling beach resort in Portugal’s famous region of the Algarve. It is particularly busy in the summer, when it becomes one of the most popular tourist resorts’ in the region. Praia De Rocha is well liked by tourists because of its breath-taking features such as its golden beaches, red cliffs and turquoise waters.
There is plenty to do while holidaying in Praia da Rocha! A great way of seeing the true beauty of the Algarve is by taking a boat tour along the Praia da Rocha coastline. The Algarve is also a popular surfing destination, and tourist’s can try their hand at the sport with the help of one of the Algarve’s many surf schools.
Praia da Rocha is a fantastic holiday destination for families and couples who want a relaxing sun holiday. If your idea of a perfect holiday is soaking up the sun on one of the resort’s beaches and spending the evening in a trendy cocktail bar, Praia Da Rocha is the resort for you.
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Praia da Rocha’s nightlife is not as wild as the nearby resort of Albufeira. It’s more relaxed and is suited to couples and families.
Praia da Rocha has plenty of dining choices for tourists to enjoy. You will find a range of Spanish and International cuisine at affordable prices.
Families of all ages will love a visit to Parque Aventura, an exciting zipline and aerial adventure park.
Praia da Rocha beach is a stunning beach surrounded by cliffs. Known to have shallow waters, it’s the perfect beach choice for families with young children who want to splash around and have fun in the sea.
For some great shopping, take a day trip to nearby Portimao, a stunning town with plenty of high street stores.
Praia da Rocha hosts the Afro Nation music festival every summer, an exciting festival which brings some of the best Afrobeat musicians all around the world to the Algarve.
We recommend visiting Praia Da Rocha between June and September, the resort’s peak tourist season. During these months' temperatures average in the high twenties and the resort gets over twelve hours of sunshine a day, making it the perfect place for your summer holiday!
Euro is the currency used in Portugal.
There is no time difference.
Flights to Faro operate from all Irish major airports (Cork, Dublin, Knock, Kerry, Shannon) up to seven days a week during summer. The time taken from the airport to Praia Da Rocha is one hour. If you’d like a helping hand to see more of the Algarve, you can avail of car and bicycle rental in the area.