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Apartment In A Quiet Location At Castelos Da Rocha

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment at Castelos Da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Algarve, Portugal - Only 5 Minutes Walk To The Beach And Bars

One bedroom apartment in a quiet location, on the first floor of a 5 story apartment block with lifts or stairs to all floors. But only 5 minutes from the beautiful beaches and the bars/restaurants of Praia Da Rocha. Overlooking one of the four swimming pools within the complex of Castelos Da Rocha, this apartment gives you the best of both worlds. If you require a base for exploring or peaceful retreat, this apartment offers you both. The complex is only 45 minutes from Faro airport. Alvor and it's peaceful harbour or their lively backs streets are only 6km away. Portimao, the main town, is only 2km away. Recently, Portimao has finished the new race track and has been given the green light for motorbike racing. They also have the approval for track days for formula one cars. It will only be a short time now before they are given the green light for the Portuguese Formula One Grand Prix. Away from the noise of the race track, Praia Da Rocha is surrounded by first class golf courses.

Mick Robinson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

See 314 Fat Controller on Trip Advisor.
Dec 2008
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Praia da Rocha Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower overhead, wc, bidet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Stored in the wardrobe is a travel cot. Safe rental now available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Tennis
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Outside: The balcony, which gets the afternoon and evening sun on it, is the ideal place to sit and relax before you venture out for the evening or a wonderful place for your Alfesco dining around the table with it's 4 chairs. There is also a cloths dryer attached to the wall, so your beach towels can dry. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All the linen and towels are included except beach towels. The apartment is cleaned and the towels/linen are changed once a week. Other: The hallway has storage for beach bags, shoes etc. We have 4 sun lounger mattresses. They can be used around the pool or on the beach, all we ask, is that they are kept clean and tidy and left hanging in the hallway for the next guests to use.


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Apartment In A Quiet Location At Castelos Da Rocha
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

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Apartamento bien situado, a unos minutos andando de la playa da Rocha, una playa preciosa. El apartamento se adaptaba a nuestras necesidades. Nos ha gustado mucho! :-) :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so glad you liked our apartment. We try to make it home from home for our guests. Hope to see you again next year. Mick and Pen.
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Praia da Rocha


There are two beautiful beaches within a 5 minute walk away from the apartment. Along the beaches are bars and restaurants. A 15 minute walk along the prom takes you to Praia Do Vau. This area has beach bars and restaurants but just off the beach are 4 restaurants which sell great value meals and drinks. Our favourite one is The Jacaranda.


Faro airport is a 45 minute drive away. Car hire is available within Faro airport and many of them have cars on site. A shuttle bus transfer is also available from Faro airport to Praia Da Rocha. We can now offer private airport transfers. Price on request.


Silves with the Moorish castle is 14km from Praia Da Rocha. Portimao is 2km from Praia Da Rocha. Alvor is 6km from Praia Da Rocha.

Further Details:

Just a 15 minute walk away are Aldi and Lidl and if your shopping is a little on the heavy side to carry back, a taxi will cost you about 6 Euros back to the apartment. Praia Da Rocha has plenty of supermarkets, gift shops and wine shops along the sea front. There are also banks and cash points in amongst the bars and restaurants. On the way to the beach there are local stalls which sell anything from fruit to beach towels. Just outside of Praia Da Rocha is the water park Splash and Slide. The new Autodromo Do Algarve is approximately 15 minutes away. They have track days every month.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book the apartment contact Mick or Penni by email, phone or by post. A deposit of 20% is required and full payment must be received 8 weeks before your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days and arrival/departure times are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property in euros/sterling.
Long term lets available, details on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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