Jupiter Marina Couples and Spa Hotel

You’ll find a freshwater pool on the rooftop of the Jupiter Marina Couples and Spa Hotel. It comes with an infinity edge and there’s a bar within easy reach of your lounger. Plus, because the hotel’s reserved for adults, it’s peaceful and tranquil up here.

The restaurant at the hotel is located on the terrace and serves up local dishes as well as international cuisines. The lobby bar’s also open for drinks and the snack bar serves light bites.

If you’re looking to stay fit and active, then inside the hotel, there’s also a spa and a gym.

Overview of Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha is a lively part of Portugal’s Algarve region. The perfect spot for a relaxing and romantic holiday to the Algarve, Praia da Rocha is lined with beaches and restaurants that will leave a lasting impression.

Praia da Rocha translates as ‘beach of rocks’. In the rugged cliffs that surround the Jupiter Marina Couples and Spa Hotel, there are sandy stretches of beach, areas of outstanding beauty and gorgeous vistas.

In the evening, you’ll still find plenty going on in the tourist-focused centre. With restaurants to suit every budget, local bars offering acoustic performances and even a casino, there’s something for relaxed evenings and long nights in equal measure.

Things to do in Praia da Rocha

The Jupiter Marina Couples and Spa Hotel is in a prime location, only two minutes’ walk from Portimao’s riverside. Plus, you’re only a 15-minute walk away from Praia da Rocha’s main beach, bars and restaurants. The hotel even puts on a shuttle that can take you there in a couple of minutes.

Away from the beach, the combination of heritage and natural rock formations gives you a great appreciation of your surroundings. History buffs will also find the Viewpoint of the Three Castles, the Fortress of Santa Catarina de Ribamar and the Ponta do Altar lighthouse. All of these also provide sensational views of the coastline.

Praia da Rocha offers so much more than fun in the sun. With some of the best viewpoints and vistas in the Algarve, the hustle and bustle of an active resort and a dining option for every taste, Praia da Rocha is a little slice of heaven.


Resort Summary

The name of this area translates as ‘Beach of Rocks’, which certainly makes sense when you see the rugged cliffsides that cup the beach of Praia da Rocha in a snug and sandy embrace. Pleasingly, the sandy stretches remain free of any rocky outcrops but Praia da Rocha’s stunning natural beauty, comes from the boulders bulging from the deep blue water.

The distinctive look of Praia da Rocha gives it massive appeal, and it’s a tourist destination that more and more of those booking Algarve holidays are choosing to visit every year. The local government and homegrown businesses of the area have engaged in sprucing up the resort, only adding to its appeal.