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Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Praia da Rocha

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Praia da Rocha. This romantic and welcoming city is well known for its restaurants, casino gaming and spas. Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Praia da Rocha

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Praia da Rocha a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoomarine (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Slide and Splash Water Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Vale de Milho Golf (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Golf Alamos (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Quinta Do Frances Winery (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Praia da Rocha

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Praia da Rocha

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Praia da Rocha is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocha Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Meia Praia Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Luz Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Praia dos Três Castelos (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Praia da Rocha

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Praia da Rocha?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,508 holiday lettings around Praia da Rocha. From 1,055 villas to 2,600 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Praia da Rocha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Praia da Rocha:

  • Porto de Mós: 384 holiday homes
  • Benagil: 690 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 679 holiday homes
  • Alpouvar: 128 holiday homes
  • Telheiro: 617 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Praia da Rocha?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Praia da Rocha. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portimao Marina: 8,915 holiday lettings
  • Algarve Casino: 8,592 holiday lettings
  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 8,778 holiday lettings
  • Fort of Santa Catarina: 8,812 holiday lettings
  • Albufeira Marina: 10,218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Praia da Rocha listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 1,055 Villas in Praia da Rocha. Our other popular types of Praia da Rocha holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,600 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 648 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2,509 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,074 holiday homes with pool available in Praia da Rocha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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