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Praia Da Rocha

Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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Banff
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Its a very good holiday resort with loads of good restaurants and a thriving night life. Its more for a younger crowd ad there are loads of nightclubs and bars offering free shots.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

The hotel was in excellent location on sea front and in quieter area as Praia de Rocha main strip can get a bit rowdy buring peak periods. Having said that there are many places to eat and drink, some clubs, many bars and surprising number of Irish ones. Wortha visit as beach and facilities are excellent. It was a little... More

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Amersfoort
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The best part of this beach probably the part where you have to go through a rock tunnel to get to the second more quiet part of the beach. The rough bulky rocky coastline is beautiful. But If big touristy beaches with a boulevard are your thing, this is the way to go. I liked the smaller beaches in Lagos... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

It was just a large beach with lots of sunbeds arranged in large military looking squares with hundreds of people lying on them. There are so many more beautiful beaches nearby.

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Holland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The beach of Praia the Rocha is one of the best in the Algarve, very wide and several good restaurants. The boulevard however on top is very busy and crowded with cheap marketstalls and souvenirshops with a lot of noise and lights. It's a shame really that tourism can make a quiet village in 20 years in a place where... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

a very run down and graffiti ridden area, but walk along the coastline into the town and its all there, cafes restaurants shopping pubs. something for everyone and the locals are very friendly.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Good resort with plenty of shops bars (especially Irish) restaurants and fabulous sea views but be careful on the cobbled streets! Ladies this is not a place for heels!! We were also tortured a bit at nite time by dodgy drug dealers but if u keep ur head down and ignore them they take the hint.

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Lviv, Ukraine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I was in ocean first time, so it was cool just to walk with feet in ocean. There a lot of place where you can rent sun umbrella and lounger, but also a lot place to go with your own.

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machousley47@aol.co.uk
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19 reviews 19 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I've stayed in Praia da rocha many times, stayed in a variety of hotels and my preferred one is Clube Praia Da Rocha, ideally located with a good swimming pool, there are many excellent resturants and bars, all providing good food and good service, I particularly like Islands Eye, it's a classic Dublin style bar with a good choice of... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Nice beach and area at beginning and end of strip but didn't care for the parts in between, too many high rise apartments and hotels to enjoy the scenery.

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