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Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Rocha

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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.
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  • A wide and deep, level, sandy beach flanked by steep cliffs on two sides and a harbour wall on the other. Flat waves complete that Mediterranean effect. In the off season it is a desert but in season....  more »
  • Clean and beautiful beach. Can walk for miles on the boardwalk which is dotted with lovely places to eat and drink  more »
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  • Wonderful place. Just look at the pictures....
  • Suitable for all the family lots to do more to see

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