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Address: Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 966 461 848
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Romantic strole on the beach

Amazing beach ... views amazing .. the shops were well stocked with gifts ... and the bars all well stocked with cocktails... great day out

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach ... views amazing .. the shops were well stocked with gifts ... and the bars all well stocked with cocktails... great day out

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Plaza Real for ten days in October. I lost some vital luggage and I was unfairly critical of the Plaza for not finding it in my room. My luggage arrived at my home today safe and sound. Thank you Plaza. I will return to your fine apts. I had a great holiday there. James McKeon Ireland

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach itself can be breathtakingly beautiful especially at sunset and there are some lovely walks along the crest to the north. Sadly during the boom many high rises were thrown up everywhere- the original Portuguese architecture almost completely demolished and a long strip of bars and souvenir joints follow the length of the beach. The access to the beach... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely ten days there in October weather was fabulous lovely restaurants with a great variety of food miles and miles of a beautiful sandy beach found some lovely shops along the strip would definetly go back again

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great area... Beach is lovely with a boardwalk that goes all the way from the Marina to the top of the Strand area Lots of shops, bars, restaurants , along the road too Super place

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Trancoso, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Praia da Rocha is a nice beach near Portimão, around it you have many restaurants, but I must say that is more made for tourists. Nearby you have an amazing spot to watch the sunset.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach, food and surf but watch out on the strip for Ferrari's coming along the wrong way! Go to Ferrudo by water taxi from the Portimo marina and try the self service restaurant by the museum great value and food.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a trip. Sun sea sand and not a bad plate of food all week. Must have been a good year for wine as all vinho de casa brilliant.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent almost two hours walking from one end of the beach to the other. The beach is beautiful and rock formations make it very fotogenic, be sure to take a camera with you. I visited the place off season when I could recommend the place even to the people who are not fond in spending their time on the... More 

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Johnstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights, which was enough, as half of resort was closed down - pubs and restaurants. Also dear to drink - 10 euros in most pubs for 2 drinks, which is Glasgow city centre prices.

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