From Faro - Airport Faro [FAO]
To Praia da Rocha
Praia da Rocha is 72 kms from the Faro airport and will take a hour for the transfer. Praia da Rocha is famous for it's 1,5 km of beach with 146 km2 of golden sand, and considered the best beach of the Algarve. It has a very dynamic night life along the beach front with busy bares and discos, which party all night during the peak season. Praia da Rocha is very popular to host enormous musical festivals at night on the beach. It has a popular marina and highly visited Casino.
Praia da Rocha is named by the rocks which surrounds the beach 'Beach of the Rocks. It is a enormous beach with tunnels cut through the cliffs which allow passage to neighbouring beaches. The beaches of Praia do Vau and Rocha follow the coastline and may be accessed by coves in the cliffs enabling a enjoyable walk.
Praia da Rocha caters for all tastes and now boasts a marina. The terrace within the walls of Santa Catarina Fortaleza is a great place to appreciate a endless view of the bay. Behind Praia da Rocha is the city of Portimão, an important centre for local commerce. At the quay one may watch the fishermen unload their boats, while you lunch fresh grilled sardines.
Praia da Rocha is the main resort where restaurants are located with a number of international cuisines for a majority of tastes. Some are placed on the seafront at sea level and may be accessed by attractive stairs built into the cliff.
Praia da Rocha is also the centre attraction with bars and discos which last all night till the early hours.