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Praia Da Rocha, Portimao

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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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  • Beautiful little Beach Resort in Portimao, Portugal. Far less crowded than Albufeira. We were here 7 years ago. It’s a little different now, but still a beautiful wide beach and plenty of shops... 
    Beautiful little Beach Resort in Portimao, Portugal. Far less crowded than Albufeira. We were here 7 years ago. It’s a little different now, but still a beautiful wide beach and plenty of shops...  more »
  • This is one lovely resort virtual restaurants at every turn, flablious food great prices, good pubs recommend the irish ones great and music and loads of atmosphere, lots of hotels within budget... 
    This is one lovely resort virtual restaurants at every turn, flablious food great prices, good pubs recommend the irish ones great and music and loads of atmosphere, lots of hotels within budget...  more »
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  • Biggest beach I have ever seen! 😍
  • Was out of season so not much to do but relax or walk

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