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Address: Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
Phone Number: 966461848
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Busy and beautiful

Lovely beach with lots of beachfront bars and restaurants for cocktails or lunches. This was our first trip to Portugal and would love to return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Carole T
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very busy resort, most of the restaurants are either side of a very busy street. It's very difficult to walk down in the evening as so many people and people pushing buggies. I didn't find it relaxing or enjoyable going out for our evening meal. I wasn't impressed with a lot of the restaurants that I saw along this very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely beach with lots of beachfront bars and restaurants for cocktails or lunches. This was our first trip to Portugal and would love to return.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Won't be returning. Built up, graffiti ridden, scruffy, under resourced. It's just not nice. Never felt like I was on holidays.

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Thank Lisa S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Praia da Rocha 20 yrs previously but a revisit 20 yrs later in 2016 showed a huge amount of growth in the area and in my opinion a little too much of a crowd.... Alvor or Praia de Luz is a better bet

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Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love this place. Beaches are excellent,restaurants are close by the beach. We use one called Ofarols great customer service. Lots of other places to visit we used the water taxi by the marina to get to other beaches nearby. We go back most years. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rocha his a place of two halves bustling nightlife at one end of the sea front while a tranquil laid back atmosphere sits at the opposite end which caters for all needs and ages. Exquisite unspoilt beaches from the harbour all the way to prai darren vau at the other end. A resort full of atmosphere and life very friendly... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favourite Praia in this location - amazing caves, pure sand, a lot of place to walk and to have fun (play games and sunbathe)

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Is a very long sandy beach, but is very crowded. I prefer more intimate, smaller beaches, with beatiful scenary and caves. If you go to Algarve you can try it but is non on my top.

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St Albans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really liked this beach and visited it twice whilst we were there. If you have mobility issues, there might be a problem going down (and up) the path, as it is quiet steep but some of it is cobbled paving. I think there are some ramps further down, but not sure. The beach is split into zones, bring your... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming to this beach for years since I was a teenager and came first time with my family, with 2 teens, can't say how much we enjoyed it. Great place for families with many activities for kids

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