"Beautiful beach and ugly high buildings" Top 5 Page for this destination Praia da Rocha by himalia11

Praia da Rocha Travel Guide: 31 reviews and 70 photos

Praia da Rocha is a typical holiday location with lots of hotels and high buildings. Those high-rise building make the place quite ugly, but as soon you are at the beach you are compensated: a large sandy beach with interesting looking rocks. It looks fantastic!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great beach and rocks
  • Cons:Too much high buildings
  • Last visit to Praia da Rocha: Aug 2001
  • Intro Updated Jan 8, 2004
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2010 at 11:16 AM

    Hello, Angela! Thanks for your page!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2007 at 10:40 AM

    I haven't been to the Algarve yet :(

  • davesut's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2007 at 12:41 PM

    Hi Angela, thanks for the tips on Dubrovnik. Went to Algarve last year and agree with you about the beaches, they are fantastic and the sea - brrrrrggghhh

  • Geoff_Wright's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2004 at 12:05 PM

    Thanks for the information. We are hopefully going here in three weeks. Regards

  • Aurorae's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2004 at 1:19 AM

    Beautiful Algarve! What a pity I missed it when i was in Portugal...

  • quartinb's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2004 at 1:02 AM

    i like praia da rocha also...:-))

  • aadil's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2004 at 4:17 AM

    Good you weren't trapped during the high tide!!! HAHAHA!!! Looks beautiful with all the big rocks on the beach!!!

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2004 at 11:01 AM

    You are so right about the tide, and the water can be very rough too


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