Holidays in
Praia da Rocha

A lively Algarve beach town

Energetic and full of life, Praia da Rocha holidays are sure to put a spring in your step. There’s no denying the coastal resort’s colourful nightlife is a draw for young crowds and groups looking for lively holidays, but there’s plenty more to this friendly Algarve town than bright lights and cocktails.

Holidays to Praia da Rocha combine fun and entertainment with beach time and relaxation. The coastline is truly beautiful, with dramatic rock formations breaking up the stretches of sand, and tall red-coloured cliffs that come into their own at sunset. There are plenty more picturesque beaches to explore around the wider region, and you’ll find a huge variety of excellent excursions. For shopping, culture and a spot of history, neighbouring Portimao and its riverside marina awaits you. If you can drag yourself away from your sunlounger, that is.

Your Praia da Rocha questions, answered

With plenty of bars, restaurants and the beach all within easy walking distance, it is possible to have a great time exploring the area on foot.

Praia da Rocha’s lively bar scene makes it a great place for partygoers, but families will also love its range of beach activities and clear waters.

Summer brings excellent weather and big crowds, all contributing to this resort’s fun atmosphere. For a quieter break, try the middle of June or late September.

Best things to do in Praia da Rocha

Lie back and relax

Praia da Rocha’s excellent beaches are one of its star attractions – pick a spot close to the sea, lie back and soak up the sun.

Track down the party

Praia da Rocha knows how to party hard. Head to the bright lights of Avenida Thomás Cabreira to get involved with all the evening action.

Take a boat trip

Boat tours leave daily from nearby Portimao, giving you the chance to take a closer look at the Algarve’s dramatic clifftops and spectacular hidden cave networks.