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 Portimao using our Portimao trip itinerary planner.
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  • One of the largest beaches on the Algarve and it has plenty of restaurants along the boardwalk the runs the length of it which makes it good for running,cycling or kids strollers.  more »
  • This is my third year doing Christmas abroad Such Stunning beaches in Portugal nice cocktails cheap food  more »
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  • Wonderful part of the world even if it is raining
  • Naturally clean and beautiful beach, my favourite place in Portugal.
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