Holidays In Praia da Rocha
Praia da Rocha Holidays at a Glance
Holidays to Praia da Rocha are located 40 miles west of Faro airport approximately a 1 hour transfer time along the south Algarve coast. Holidays to Praia da Rocha enjoy a spectacular cliff top setting with one of the most beautiful beaches along the whole of the Algarve with amazing rock formations rising dramatically from the sea.
Who goes to Praia da Rocha?
Holidays to Praia da Rocha appeal to a broad spectrum of holidaymakers with an excellent beach and numerous attractions in the area. Families with children, couples and young people will all find something to enjoy during their time in Praia da Rocha.
Key Facts - Praia da Rocha
- Dialing Code00 351
- Flight Duration2 hours 30 (Approx)
- Distance From Airport70 kms
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)55 mins
Holidays in Praia da Rocha and the rest of the Algarve are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its short flight time (approx 2.5 hours), warm and sunny climate and beautiful beaches.
Charter airlines operate regular flights to Faro Airport so holidays to Praia da Rocha are generally excellent value. Vilamoura is one of the Algarves most popular and sophisticated resorts conveniently located for access to a number of different attractions. Praia da Rocha holidays have a good choice of hotels so whatever your budget, book your Praia da Rocha holidays with Olympic Holidays and benefit from great savings today.
Holidays to Praia da Rocha - Olympic Holidays
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Explore Silves: If you are interested in history and culture, then spend some time discovering the Algarve's historical heritage. Start at the medieval castle at Silves, once known as the Moorish capital.
Explore Monchique: Take a walk around Monchique, just a short drive from Silves. Situated in the Monchique Mountains, this is a beautiful part of the Algarve and is an ideal place to stop for a meal or just a drink.
Boat Trip: Take a boat trip from Portimao harbour and enjoy sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling in the clear turquoise waters. You'll discover some of the hidden coves that people taking Algarve holidays don't always see.
Your holidays to Praia da Rocha can also include a trip to one of the many nearby attractions including waterparks, golf courses, the Monchique Mountains and Silves Castle to name but a few.
Eating/Drinking During Praia da Rocha Holidays
There is an excellent choice of restaurants in Praia da Rocha offering a wide range of both international cuisine and excellent traditional Portuguese restaurants with fresh fish caught locally being a speciality. Local wines are inexpensive and normally excellent, for chocolate lovers the Alfarroba liqueur is an ideal way to relax at the end of the day.
Holidays to Praia da Rocha offer a good choice of bars and restaurants with live music and a few good clubs and an excellent beachfront casino.
Getting Around on Praia da Rocha Holidays
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Praia da Rocha and the rest of the Algarve is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Praia da Rocha holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Praia da Rocha holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your accommodation or tourist office.
Praia da Rocha Holidays Shopping
There is a good range of shopping available during your holidays to Praia da Rocha with numerous shops and boutiques selling gifts and souvenirs. There is a modern shopping mall and on the first Monday of the month there is a huge market with hundreds of stalls where you can purchase locally produced items such as pottery, wickerwork, leather goods, linens and jewellery.
Holidays in Praia da Rocha - Beaches
The towering cliffs help shelter this bay making holidays to Praia da Rocha ideal for sunbathing and a variety of watersports with beach bars providing much needed refreshment. There are also opportunities for boat trips to explore quieter coves and beaches around the coast.
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