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Praia Da Rocha

Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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English first
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Lovely town but lots of night life can get noisy through to early morning, very quiet during the day with a lovely beach. Lots of good restaurants and the people are lovely and very friendly, might be because most of the people we came across were Portuguese instead of Europeans, which was refreashing.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Clean amenities beautiful beaches small charge for hire of bed and holly but u can bathe free in certain areas and other areas for trolleys only toilets and showers free in the restaurants on the beach amazing views beautiful sunsets truly gorgeous a

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Rocha beach is jampacked with every imaginable beach sport. There is something for everyone to do exept people looking for peace and quiet. Sun, sand and lots of water. Getting down to beach and back requires a bit of climbing steps. Parking space is always an adventure... Praian rannalla riittää tekemistä täältä löytyy härveliä joka lähtöön. Koko perheelle löytyy jotain... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

visited here with the family whilst on a cruise around Iberia. a small part of portimato in portugal, with an amazing beach and view over the bay. a great boardwalk, along with some great restaurants and lots of fun activities for kids including a huge play park and lots of sea activities. would definitely visit again, lots to do for... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The beaches are clean, the sea clean and everyone friendly. Other than a boat trip there are no other attractions nearby.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

First time in pria da rocha and will be back lovely place and great beach and chose of bars and restaurants. Bit too many oirish type bars but don't be put off. Friendly and calm spot and fully recommend the place. Lovely stuff!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is one of the best beaches I have seen. It is huge, have all you need and is close to a lot of hotels. The only thing I would like to see different, is a couple of degrees more in the water ...

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Barna, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

try to avoid the tacky irish themed bars and look for morfe quality establishments to spend your well earned money in. This place is crying out for a decent bar with nice surroundings and not wooden chairs. Would love to have a go at developing one of the closed units into the best up-market bar in praia de rocha

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Doha, Qatar
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Absolutely beautiful beach! We went to the beach with our two daughters and we loved it. The beach is very long with massive rocks and cliffs. It was crowded but the beach is long enough so there is always space for your blankets. We went in July and the water is cold, much colder than we experienced in Marbella, Spain.... More

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Shaw, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Gorgeous strip with bars and restaurants, really cheap and most looking over the sea. We ate in a fantastic Italian with lovely view, the food was amazing and cheap

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