Praia da Rocha images

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Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

View to the famous beach of Praia da Rocha. In the foreground on the right you can see the Santa Catarina fortress above the new marina on the mouth of the Arade River.

 

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Portimão: Santa Catarina fortress

Portimão: Santa Catarina fortress

The fortress of Santa Catarina on the southern banks of the estuary mouth of the Rio Arade has been erected in the 16th century together with the fortress São João on the opposite site of the river to protect the harbour of Portimao against corsairs.


Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

View from the fortress across the river Arade towads the hills of the Serra de Monchique.


Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

View from the fortress across the estuary of the river Arade to the mole on the opposite shore near Ferragudo.


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha is the famous beach of the city of Portimão. The wide and pretty beach stretches from the mouth of the River Arade beneath the Fortress of Santa Catarina for several miles to the west.


Praia da Rocha: Promenade

Praia da Rocha: Promenade

The promenade on top of the cliffs is lined with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels.


Praia da Rocha: Katedral

Praia da Rocha: Katedral

The disco Katedral on the promenade of Praia da Rocha is one of the best known places of its kind in the Algarve.


Praia da Rocha: Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

Praia da Rocha: Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

The boutique hotel Bela Vista Hotel & Spa on cliff top of the beach of Praia da Rocha is one of the most luxurious places of its kind in the Algarve.


Praia da Rocha: Hotel Algarve Casino

Praia da Rocha: Hotel Algarve Casino

The Hotel Algarve Casino holds one of only three gambling casinos in the Algarve.


Praia da Rocha: Bar

Praia da Rocha: Bar

Guiness is good for you.


Praia da Rocha: Bars

Praia da Rocha: Bars

Bars and restaurants


Praia da Rocha: Tourist Info

Praia da Rocha: Tourist Info

Tourist Information


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

The multi-lane palm-lined road Av. da Comunidade Lusíada is located just behind the hotel and apartment complexes on the coast. It takes you west all the way to Alvor.

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