Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Praia da Rocha

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Praia da Rocha. This romantic and welcoming city is known for its restaurants, casino gaming and spas. Rocha Beach and Meia Praia Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Praia da Rocha a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Praia da Rocha?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 756 vacation rentals near Praia da Rocha. From 634 Condos/Apartments to 42 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Praia da Rocha for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Praia da Rocha:

  • Porto de Mós: 366 vacation rentals
  • Galé: 1,430 vacation rentals
  • Salema: 89 vacation rentals
  • Burgau: 108 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 671 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Praia da Rocha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Praia da Rocha. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Algarve Casino: 8,087 vacation rentals
  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 8,286 vacation rentals
  • Portimao Marina: 8,405 vacation rentals
  • Portimao Museum: 8,269 vacation rentals
  • Fort of Santa Catarina: 8,396 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 634 Condos/Apartments in Praia da Rocha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Praia da Rocha include:

  • Villas: 42 rentals available
  • Houses: 63 rentals available
  • Studios: 609 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 417 vacation rentals with pool available in Praia da Rocha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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