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Address: Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
Phone Number: 966461848

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Praia de Rocha Beach

The beach itself is lovely golden sands. There is a walkway containg lots of small shops and restaurants. Lovely shop selling specialised toys and goods. eg Betty Boop, Star wars... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The beach itself is lovely golden sands. There is a walkway containg lots of small shops and restaurants. Lovely shop selling specialised toys and goods. eg Betty Boop, Star wars, Hello Kitty. Reasonable prices. Did some Christmas shopping for goods not available in England. We ate in the Hollywood restaurant. Lovely food. Good service. Very clean. Reasonably priced. Some shops... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Nice resort plenty to do..just be careful of drug dealers trying to sell ya stuff ..there are bit arrgesive at first but a firm no they back off and leave ya alone...bit. .hard getting to the beach as its a lot of steps down to it ..but once your at the beach its very enjoyable. .plenty of irish pubs around... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I have visited Praia da Rocha on numerous occasions. The beach is lovely, there is numerous steps that you can access the beach from. If you are looking to stay somewhere quiet, don't stay too close to the strip as this can be lively at night time. Like some reviewers have said, some of the bars are Irish bars etc,... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit very quiet during may so nice and peacful. Fantastic beach, no hustlers. Locals all semed very nice would recomend this place to anyone.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Building noise all day long, hammer drills from 7.30am to 7 pm, food not eatable, payment for beds and umbrellas round the pool, staff looked completely miserable, no ice creams for the kids, 3 euro per hour for use if internet, rooms falling apart the list goes on! Unless you pay £200 pp or less avoid this dump like the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The beach looked very nice, but we had problems getting on to it due to the rickety wooden stairs. Would not recommend for the faint hearted. We only attempted once during our stay

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Wrotham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A typical beer and full English breakfast resort,Irish pubs and sports bars,massive apartment blocks on every corner,suit teenagers out on the razz if you want peace and quiet avoid at all costs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited and was highly disappointed, huge beach, full of chavvy Brits, no shower facility, not even just a cold plain water rinse off point. Pirate ship play area wasn't very good and little space or suitable area for guardians to watch their children and enjoy the beach. Bars and restauranrs are average and the board walks need rejuvenating. Alvor beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Loved this resort have been visiting since 2005 lovely hotels lovely restaurants Friendly I woke great value for money

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The views, beach, Restaurant, hotel, shops, local bus stop, night life, casino, shopping centre and surrounding areas.

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