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Praia Da Rocha, Portimao

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Fantastic beach: big, clean and still with its rocks. Never imagined to lay in the sun and take a dip .. but we did  more »
  • A really beautiful beach. Very wide and there is a great boardwalk if you don't want to get sand in your shoes! There are plenty of good bars along the boardwalk offering everything from a pleasant...  more »
  • Wonderful place. Just look at the pictures....
  • Suitable for all the family lots to do more to see

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