Beach Paradise in Portugal

Portimão – Praia da Rocha

Portimão is a popular beach resort that is situated on a stunning coastline. The beautiful beaches are bounded by high sandstone cliffs that fall away to wide golden sands and crystal clear waters. The main beach of Praia da Rocha is vast and easily able to accommodate the large numbers of summer visitors.

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Climate & Weather

Praia da Rocha in October has a moderate climate, with an average daily temperature of 18 °C, with low temperatures of 15 °C (mostly at night). We can expect an average of 11 sunshine hours per day.


Getting to the beach

For airport arrivals we recommend you book your flight to Faro, although flying into Lisbon (300 km) or Sevilla (250 km) and taking transport from there is also an option.

From the Faro airport it is 70 km to Portimão. You can find public transport options here: For private transfers, check out