12 Best Airbnbs In Praia da Rocha, Portugal - Updated 2024

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Praia da Rocha, a fun-filled, vibrant resort town, is a perfect beach holiday destination which attracts numerous tourists worldwide every year for refreshing vacations. It offers you a plethora of thrilling activities, such as powerboat rides, jeep tours, water parks, etc. Diving enthusiasts should not miss exploring the world’s biggest artificial reef. Eye-catching limestone rock formations which you find outlining the beach is the noteworthy attraction of this Portugal town. These incredible red cliffs impart an attractive feel to the shore, so the name Praia da Rocha stands for ‘Rocky beach’. This lively town adorning the coastline of Algarve is also well-known for its rich culture and history. Visiting Portimão Museum would be an enriching experience. And, opting to stay in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in this bustling Portugal town would ensure your comfort after a long wearing day. Check out some of the best Airbnbs in Praia da Rocha, Portugal, below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 07, 2024.

1. Tranquil oceanfront getaway (from USD 65)

Nestled in the picturesque Praia da Rocha, this spacious one-bedroom apartment offers a truly memorable and relaxing stay with breathtaking ocean views. Wake up to the soothing sounds of the waves and savor your morning coffee on the charming balcony, soaking in the invigorating sea breeze. Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with modern amenities, making meal preparation a breeze. Stay connected and share your adventures with high-speed internet access during your stay.

Explore the beauty of the Algarve coastline with easy access to local landmarks, delightful eateries, and lively pubs along the nearby shore. While a car is recommended for convenient exploration, fret not, as local public transit and bike rentals offer equally enjoyable alternatives for your excursions.

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Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Faro, Portugal
6.96 km (4.4 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
113 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super nice interior and comfy beds with incredible view
the apartment looked just like the photos and was actually much bigger than expected
great air conditioning and appliances parking on site easy to get in/out
comfortable furniture and very clean
the apartment was even bigger than advertised in the photos and the place was super clean
the communication was always perfect and the apartment was very nice and clean
the apartment was very clean and everything is in the flat what you need
the apartment was very clean nicely decorated and had everything you would need
the apartment was clean big and had a great ocean view
the apartment was clean and provided everything (i
vasco was a great host
vasco is a great host
vasco is a great host
the host ever thanks vasco for everything
best of all was host
the location was ideal close to the beach and shops
good location to bars and restaurant
excellent location right next to the beach and many shops and restaurants
all and all the perfect holiday location if you would like to visit the algarve
a great place to stay close to plenty of beaches and restaurants
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2. Comfortable beachside apartment (from USD 33)

Discover your perfect beachside retreat in Praia da Rocha, just a few minutes from the sandy shores. This delightful and well-equipped apartment guarantees a comfortable and convenient stay. With two bedrooms and bathrooms, a fully furnished kitchen, and a charming balcony, it caters to all your needs. High-speed internet and cable television add to the modern comforts.

Despite its proximity to pubs, restaurants, and grocery stores, it offers a peaceful escape from the bustling center. Plus, with local parking options and public transportation at your doorstep, exploring the region is a breeze.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
7.17 km (4.5 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
129 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi is super fast and the parking outside the building is perfectly secure
one bedroom doesn't have window but the bright apartment makes up for it
we had a really nice stay in the apartment and had everything needed for a family vacation
the beds were comfortable and there are 2 bathrooms
otherwise an excellent apartment
clean and well kept
the apartment was spacious very clean and well-equipped
clean confortable & perfect location
the flat is clean wifi very strong
a really great apartment very clean and close to the beach and bars
host was friendly and in contact
nice host and swift communication
the host was also very responsive and fixed q drain issue in one of the showers quickly
great host with good communication
check in was super easy and the host gave us lots of tips of places to go
very good location with easy access to everything
it's very well located close to the beach
nice apartment conveniently located close to the beach
very nice apartment in a central and convenient location
the location is fantastic as you can walk to the beach within 5 minutes
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3. An apartment with tranquil settings (from USD 65)

Located less than five minutes from exquisite Forte Beach, Casino, and Marina in Portugal, this long-term rental in Praia da Rocha is known to retain its tranquility despite the bustling atmosphere at Rocha beach. It’s ideal for a cozy stay of four individuals. Unwind in its wonderful pool. With the availability of all necessary kitchenware, cook your choice of delicacies and enjoy relishing them. The presence of television and access to the internet help you stay entertained during your stay. Plan an excursion to Forte Beach, as it’s just five minutes away, and enjoy exciting beach activities.

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Portimão, Faro District, Portugal
6.81 km (4.3 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
78 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are relatively new and well maintained and we loved the galley-style kitchen which is well equipped
ana's apartment is well equipped and nicely furnished
oh and great swimming pool as well
great everything clean and as described
it was very clean and quiet
otherwise it was fairly clean and nice
the apartment is as described; clean spacious and well-equipped
the apartment is nice and clean
anna was very nice and very responsive
ana elisa is very kind and hospitable
the location is great only a 5 minute walk to the beach restaurants and bars
it is really close from the best part of the beach
apartment is very good and well equipped and the location is perfect (very close to the beach but quiet)
2 mins walk from a beautiful beach
lovely location very close to the beach pool was a nice bonus everything as described
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4. Exquisite condominium with great ocean views (from USD 97)

This spacious vacation accommodation in Praia da Rocha welcomes you with its modern renovated interiors to spend a relaxing vacation in Praia da Rocha. It’s situated just one-minute walking distance from gorgeous Praia da Rocha beach. You find here all necessary amenities, such as flat-screen television, Wi-Fi, beach essentials, barbecue facilities on the terrace, air-conditioning, and other facilities for your leisure stay. Watch captivating sunrises and sunsets as you laze in the terrace here. Experience one of the best climates of Europe during your stay here. Play tennis in the tennis courts here. Have a dip in the pool. Spend a pleasant time in the lush garden. A short 10-minute walk from here will take you to Marina in the vicinity.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
7.69 km (4.8 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room and balcony was unbelievable with such a good view
during high temperature periood would be great also air conditioner
ana's apartment was very cozy and quiet with a nice view of the ocean from the balcony patio
the a/c in both the bedroom and living room keeps the house very comfortable
wifi was excellent and location was perfect
apartment is clean and spacious
really clean and cute apartment
we found everything in the kitchen we used the flat was very clean and nicely decorated
the apartment was sparkly clean with everything that you could possibly require and more
ana was such a great host
ana is an excellent host
ana is a lovely host - thank you
she is a wonderful trusting host - super responsive and detailed
the check-in process was simple and ana was very responsive throughout
great location for touring the algarve region
the location was brilliant close to the strip and the beach
great location walking distance to very nice beaches glad i chose this area
beautiful place and amazing location
the place was great and the location was perfect
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5. Beach-side apartment to sit back and relax

Located at just 250 meters (820 feet) from the spectacular Praia da Rocha beach, this self-catering apartment in Praia da Rocha, Portugal, is a great accommodation to go for. If you are traveling in a group of four or a family of four members, this can be an ideal choice. Get the stunning views of river Arade. You get a great kitchen with every necessary thing to cook a meal. Access balcony from the living area. This apartment features modern amenities, such as central heating, Wi-Fi, washer, television, laptop-friendly workspace, etc. Enjoy fun-filled watersports and activities by visiting the Praia da Rocha beach in the vicinity.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
6.84 km (4.3 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
68 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was great for our family of four (kids 4 and 7)
great location everything you need like been at home great internet and cable tv
(end of year period) fully functional and comfortable i totally recommend this loc
he also accomodated me with my wifi needs and emiel was a great host
clean and comfortable flat
nice and clean apartment in the center
this apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
the property was clean and was in a perfect location
the rooms are clean and you have everything to prepare yourself for some nice days at the algarve
emiel was a fantastic host
we were met by emile the property manager who was very helpful throughout our stay
host was very pleasant and always in touch
emiel is a really friendly host he helped to us in everything
we where welcomed by emile he was a great host
excellent location near the beach and all shops are near the apartment
location's really great 5m walking distance from the beach
the location of the flat is excellent
nice appartement close to the beach and night life
it is on the main strip and easy access to all shops bars and restaurants
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6. Cozy and modern apartment by the beach (from USD 29)

If you want to stay in a beachside accommodation as well as in the vicinity of the main street, go for this Airbnb in Portimao, Praia da Rocha. It’s just one-minute walking distance from the main street and a couple of minutes away from the shore. Relax in the comfortable setting of this freshly renovated apartment and gaze at eye-pleasing sea-views from the living room and bedroom. If you are traveling with kids, you can also find bed linen for kids for their comfort. You can find everything that you need to cook and get the feel of home, no matter whether you are traveling with family, as a couple, or on business. Enjoy eating scrumptious meals in the restaurants, which you can find a minute away from here on the main street.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
7.24 km (4.5 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
130 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place looks recently renovated new furniture and the rooms even smells like new
clean apartment and very new
the place was super clean when i first arrived
the apartment was really beautiful (clean and new)
the bathroom is spacious and very clean
the place is overall very clean and well-located
lucia was a fantastic host
lucia was very friendly and the instructions she gave very clear
she was very kind in providing recommendations of restaurants and activities which were great fun
the host was quiet helpful with some details' explanation of the arrangement of apartment
lucia is a great host which replies almost immediately to any possible question
almost impossible to be closer to the sea :)
very close to the beach and clubs and many many wonderful restaurants
location location location lucia’s apartment is perfectly located across the street from praia da rocha
apartment has an excellent location being just a few metres from an outstanding beach
nice place to spend some days close to nice beach
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7. Luxury seaview apartment in Praia da Rocha (from USD 43)

Elegantly decorated and freshly renovated apartment in a calm and peaceful area of the well-known shore of Rocha is a fascinating apartment for a comfortable stay. It’s located just a couple minutes from the exotic beach. It features a kitchen which is well-equipped with microwave, thermal jug, oven, coffee machine, refrigerator, toaster, etc. So, cook your choice of delicacies and eat them at your ease. You get internet access and also get to watch multilingual channels on the television. If you are a book lover, you can find here books in several languages. Plan an excursion to Ferragudo Beach and Arade River which are close to this accommodation in Praia da Rocha.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
6.65 km (4.2 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment has all the amenities you need and is ideal for a couple
a pleasure a beautiful magical place apartment and liveliest of hosts
the accomodation was comfortable and as expected
the apartment was new clean really well decorated and had a lovely balcony overlooking the marina
wonderful apartment clean and modern
the apartment was really clean
mena’s place is cosy clean and welcoming
everything was so clean and modern it was really luxurious
the apartment was clean and in a great location
great host friendly responsive
she is very helpful
mena is a very friendly host
the host is great and helpful with giving advice for day activities etc
mena is a very good host
a fantastic flat in a very convenient location
it's in the perfect location for the beach restaurant and bars
perfect apartment it was literally a 2 minute walk from the beach boardwalk& restaurants
our kid loved the apartment the location is very convenient
although the flat is just 2 mins away from the beach it is super quiet
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8. A charming, big studio with stunning ocean views

If you are a solo adventurer, business traveler, or traveling with a small family of two or three people, this lovely, spacious studio welcomes you warmly for a cozy stay. It’s just 100 meters (328 feet) away from the seashore i.e. the Atlantic Ocean. Settle back on the comfy beds and stretch-out sofa here after a long tiring day. During the daytime, walk to the beach and unwind. You can also sunbathe on the shores of this pleasant beach. At night, experience the tranquil atmosphere as you stay in the vicinity of the shore. Eat to your heart’s content at the restaurants which are at a few minutes walking distance from this studio. Get the taste of fresh and delicious seafood.

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6.4 km (4.0 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
26 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

9. A pleasant guest house

Situated on beachfront of enchanting Praia da Rocha, Villa Joaninha is a great one which gifts you a magical feel of seashore during your stay. It’s just some seconds away from the mesmerizing beach. Adorned in Mediterranean style, the bedrooms of this villa are elegant and cozy. For couples, room Oceano is the perfect as it features matrimonial bed. If you are a family for three, you can have a single bed added to it. Please your eyes with spectacular garden views from here. Get access to all modern facilities, such as free internet access, linen service, etc. Settle and read your choice of books in its charming balcony. Visit the beach and spot dolphins in the water. Also, you can take surfing lessons and enjoy the thrill of surfboarding.

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Portimão, Faro District, Portugal
6.65 km (4.2 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
147 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was as stated and the balcony view was quite pleasant
sofia’s place was great we had a nice room along with a shared living room and a lovely balcony
the balcony was the best for breakfast or a glass of wine in the evening
great location with a beautiful view of the beach from the apartment
the room was big and comfortable
the place was very clean and comfortable
the rooms were clean comfortable and inviting
the room is comfortable clean and spacious
room and bathroom were clean
it was nice and clean room and we felt very comfortable in it
the hosts were very helpful
they are super host stays for a reason
sofia was a perfect host
great house very nice terrasse and lovely hosts
sofia was the best host
the location was perfect
the location is perfect
nice stay on a great location
the location is close to the beach and the popular promenade for shopping and eating
nice location by the beach
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10. Elegant room Sol of Villa Joaninha

Get a pleasant feel of staying beside the gorgeous Praia da Rocha beach by booking this room Sol of villa Joaninha. This accommodation in western Algarve is just some steps from the iconic Portugal beach. Room Sol is well-equipped with all essential amenities, such as central heating, continuous internet access via Wi-Fi, coffee maker, all kitchenware, refrigerator, microwave, etc. Also, it offers you all beach essentials, such as beach towels, snorkeling gear, beach blanket, etc. If you have a little kid or baby with you during your holidays, room Sol also offers you crib and high chair to take care of your baby. When staying here, you can explore enchanting Algarve, enjoy hiking, get a bike on rent and explore fascinating neighborhood here.

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Portimão, Faro District, Portugal
6.66 km (4.2 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
121 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although the room did not have a deck the common room had a deck with a lovely view
enjoyed having breakfasts with a view as the balcony was never occupied by other tenants in the morning
sofia's apartment is very nice and tidy with great balcony and sunset view
everyday we would have our breakfast on the balcony with this beautiful view on the beach
there are have nice beach view in the reving room
everything was clean and tidy
the room was very clean and confortable
the place is clean and well maintained
the room was spacious clean and airy
the house is amazing comfortable and sparkling clean all the time
her recommendations were really helpful
sophia is one of the best host i have ever met
sofia is a perfect host
sofia was a great host
sofia is a helpful host and gives advice to the guests
the location was perfect
a superb location to the beach area
we definitely recommend this location
excellent location for exploring the algarve area
really nice place close to the super beach
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11. Beach apartment at traditional Villa Joaninha

Stay at a freshly renovated apartment in an outstanding traditional villa Joaninha when holidaying at Praia da Rocha. Its impressive settings allow you to enjoy relishing breakfast and meals in the garden. It offers a spacious bedroom, bathroom comprising walk-in shower, airy living room, and a completely stocked kitchen to help you feel at home. Cook mouthwatering delicacies in its fully equipped kitchen, which you will find with an amazing charm of peculiar Portuguese décor. Go on a boat tour to view the coast of Praia da Rocha, which is quite near to this accommodation. Spot lovely dolphins in the water.

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Portimão, Faro, Portugal
6.59 km (4.1 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
80 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is charming and the kitchen is very well equipped including a coffee machine
there is plenty of space and good cooking facilities
we both had a great stay at this apartment
sofia's apartment is an oasis of charm in an area of monstrous hotels and large restaurants
very clean and functional
it is clean and well equipped
it is very clean and tidy
the place was very clean
the apartment is really clean and beautiful in general
sofia is a wonderful host
sophia is an excellent host always willing to help
sofia is a great host
sofia was a great host
sofia is an amazing host
the location is amazing
very charming location near the beach
the location of the apartment is perfect
exceptional location beautiful beaches and restaurants
the location of the apartment was great
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12. Spacious seafront apartment with garage

Situated 80 kilometers (49.7 miles) away from Faro airport, this roomy seafront apartment is an excellent accommodation which you can count on when in Praia da Rocha. Its big kitchen and living area extend to a lovely balcony offering sea-views. Enjoy preparing and eating your choice of cuisines in the kitchen here. Settle back in the spacious bedroom after a long weary day. Besides these, you also get free private garage facilities here. So, travel by your own car and explore this exquisite resort town at your pace. The supermarket is around the corner, so you walk to it and shop. The beach is just two minutes away, so feel refreshed by visiting the shore anytime.

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Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portugal
7.25 km (4.5 mi) from Algar Seco Rocks
31 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the appartment was perfect very clean big cosy the wifi works well
clean & spacious and in a vintage setting
the apartment was spacious and clean and exactly as described
the host is very very nice it was a pleasure to meet him
the host and his associate were very prompt hospitable and responsive
a wonderful welcome from her and and very friendly and easy going person
beautiful location right at the beach
the apartament is very nice good location clean
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Have a pleasant time vacationing in Praia da Rocha in Portugal

Praia da Rocha is a marvelous holiday destination in Portimão. And, these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Praia da Rocha, Portugal are the best options which help enjoy a comfortable stay after touring around the town throughout the day. So, quickly choose one of these vacation rentals and set out to experience a phenomenal vacation in Praia da Rocha, Portugal.

If you want to explore more accommodation options, you can also check out the best hotels in Portimão, the city Praia da Rocha is located in.

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