Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Praia da Rocha

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

  • 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 holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

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 centre:

  • 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 centre. 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 holiday accommodation are available around Praia da Rocha?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,505 holiday rentals around Praia da Rocha. From 1,087 villas to 2,559 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes 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 Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Praia da Rocha:

  • Porto de Mós: 383 holiday homes
  • Areias Dos Moinhos: 386 holiday homes
  • Alpouvar: 124 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 666 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 515 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Praia da Rocha?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Praia da Rocha. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hotel Algarve Casino: 8,625 holiday rentals
  • Portimao Marina: 8,739 holiday rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,422 holiday rentals
  • Fort of Santa Catarina: 8,715 holiday rentals
  • Algarve Shopping Mall: 11,479 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,087 Villas in Praia da Rocha. Our other popular types of Praia da Rocha holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,559 holiday houses
  • Houses: 655 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,455 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Praia da Rocha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,052 holiday homes with pool available in Praia da Rocha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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