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.


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)

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Praia da Rocha?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 732 house rentals around Praia da Rocha. From 608 Condos/Apartments to 41 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Praia da Rocha is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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: 377 vacation rentals
  • Burgau: 97 vacation rentals
  • Salema: 92 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 652 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 820 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Praia da Rocha?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Portimao Marina: 8,646 home rentals
  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 8,524 home rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,320 home rentals
  • Portimao Museum: 8,502 home rentals
  • Fort of Santa Catarina: 8,635 home 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 608 Condos/Apartments in Praia da Rocha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Praia da Rocha include:

  • Villas: 41 lodging choices
  • Houses: 64 lodging choices
  • Studios: 584 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes 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 409 vacation homes with pool available in Praia da Rocha.

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