Spots you don't want to miss in Porches, Algarve


The chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha, a fort is set on top of stunning cliffs overlooking the impressive Atlantic ocean and the gorgeous beaches.

Porches have some of the nicest spots in the Algarve and great things to do. The town is a heaven for pottery lovers, has one of the most picturesque chapels and its very own craft beer - how cool is that!


Things to do in Porches


Porches Pottery


Porches Pottery is Algarve's pottery paradise. Founded back in 1968 as a way to preserve the art of hand-painting pottery. Come here to discover a great variety of beautiful and unique ceramic pieces.


Tiles, ceramic and pottery from Porches Pottery in the Algarve

Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha


The chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha is well worth a visit for its enchanting location. The fort is set on top of stunning cliffs overlooking the impressive Atlantic ocean and the gorgeous beaches, Praia Nova and Senhora da Rocha.


The chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha, a fort is set on top of stunning cliffs overlooking the impressive Atlantic ocean and the gorgeous beaches.

Praia Nova


Along the coastline of Porches there are several nice beaches, my favorite spot is Praia Nova. A lesser-known beach with fewer crowds, set by beautiful cliffs with a view on the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha.


Praia Nova beach, set by beautiful cliffs with a view on the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha in the Algarve.


Food and drink spots

  • Charming cafe with a beautiful outdoor terrace serving light lunch and Portuguese treats: Bar Bacchus

  • Hotel resort with a typical Bavarian beer garden, serving Porches very own craft: Vila Vita Parc


Bavarian beer garden, serving Porches very own craft: Vila Vita Parc, Algarve


Did you know that we offer private yoga holidays?

Relax and re-energize with a yoga holiday in the sunny Algarve. We offer a stay at a beautiful, peaceful vacation home close to nature and beaches. Here you get to enjoy private yoga and meditation classes, healthy food and fun activities. Sounds tempting? Click here to read more.


girl doing yoga, blue water pool in the countryside