Cliffs, sunshine and beaches are what holidays in Praia da Rocha are all about. Located on Portugal's Algarve coastline, 40 miles west of Faro airport, Praia da Rocha was the first Algarve resort to be built, before the boom of package holidays in the sixties. The resort's white sandy beach, sheltered by cliffs and rock formations, has an abundance of watersports on offer. The cliff tops are full of hotels, bars, shops, restaurants and a promenade leading to the 17th century fort. As with most resorts in the Algarve, there are a number of golf courses to challenge golf enthusiasts. No holiday in Praia da Rocha is complete without a visit to the famous beachfront Praia da Rocha casino. Praia da Rocha is a year round destination with pleasant winters and hot dry summers. So, whether you're looking for a golfing break, a sunshine family getaway or a romantic trip for two, a holiday in Praia da Rocha will meet all your needs!
Things To Do
Holidays in Praia da Rocha are packed with things to see and do. The beaches have lots of waterbased activities to try including diving, fishing, windsurfing, jetskiing, paragliding and sailing. There's also golfing, boat trips, wine tasting tours, cycling, cliff walking and horseriding to enjoy too. The water parks and the Zoo are popular with families.
Praia da Rocha has a good selection of bars, clubs, pubs and discos to suit every taste. So whether you're looking for a lively night out or a quiet meal overlooking the sea, you'll find just the place in Praia da Rocha. Don't miss a visit to the beachfront Praia da Rocha Casino.
Food & Drink
There are lots of restaurants to tempt your tastebuds in Praia da Rocha. Locally caught fish and shellfish are popular in many restaurants. You can dine on everything from gourmet cuisine, international fare and local favourites to fast food options. Portugal's vinho verde wine is the perfect accompaniement to your meal.