Praia da Rocha Holidays - Uncovered!
Praia da Rocha is a great all year round holiday destination. There is so much to do in this vibrant western Algarve beach resort that all ages, families, couples and groups can have a fantastic Praia da Rocha holiday!
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In the summer months, holidays in Praia da Rocha are all about the fabulous beach and the nightlife, with bars and clubs open until the early hours. In the quieter months, Praia da Rocha holidays are all about leisurely lunches and dinners, strolls along the beach and cliff tops and simply admiring the great views. You will be spoilt for choice with restaurants and bars for all tastes and budgets lining the long avenue "Tomas Cabreira" above the beach and you will always find places open whatever time of year you visit, so you can grab a late deal holiday to Praia da Rocha anytime you feel like getting away from it all!
For things to do in Praia da Rocha, apart from the lovely big beach where kids (and adults!) have more than enough room to play, there is a casino, excellent shopping on the doorstep, plus beautiful churches and places of historical interest for sightseeing and galleries and museums for a bit of local Portuguese culture. A holiday in Praia da Rocha means you are also well placed for fun family days out at Zoo Lagos in nearby Lagos, Slide and Splash water park in Lagoa and Zoomarine Sealife park near Albufeira.
For more relaxing days out on holidays to Praia da Rocha, there are a variety of boat trips from Portimão marina at the eastern end of the beach. Maybe cruise along the coast, go in search of dolphins or take a trip along the Arade river to the historic and pretty town of Silves. There are also plenty of Praia da Rocha events to keep you entertained, and for motorsport enthusiasts, the resort is also one of the nearest places to the Algarve International Autodrome where both car and motorbike events take place throughout the year.
There is a huge choice of accommodation, from 2* budget apartments for a cheap holiday to Praia da Rocha, to 5* luxury hotels, such as Algarve Casino Hotel, for that extra special getaway!
Many of the hotels are situated on the long, flat, Tomas Cabreira avenue and they are within easy walking distance of all the facilities and the beach, so they are perfect for a family holiday to Praia da Rocha!