Praia da Rocha beach is placed on the south side of the city of Portimao, Portugal. As many other beaches in the Algarve region, Praia da Rocha beach is a sand beach. Being part of such a big city, it’s no wonder that the beach was adapted to be accessible and equipped with lifeguards. Praia da Rocha beach is also known to be a child-friendly beach. While exploring the beach, you can find a staircase leading to Forte de Santa Catarina. This fortress was built in the 16th century in order to protect, at that time, the Spanish coast. Heading back down to Praia da Rocha beach, you can relax with a drink in hand at the local bars or take it with you to your rented loungers. If you are looking for a place to eat, there is no need to get your car from the local parking, as there are restaurants at Praia da Rocha beach. The beach also has its own restrooms.