Why Lagos? Lagos blends traditional Portuguese culture and beautiful beaches with great tourism facilities. Lagos has a delightful historic centre, which is surrounded by the ancient Moorish walls and overlooks the pretty harbor estuary. Within the city centre there is an extensive selection of restaurants and the nightlife is as equally varied, with small bars through to late night nightclubs/discos. There is a variety of activities and sightseeing close to Lagos, which go from waterparks and zoos to historical monuments and challenging hiking trails.
In the south of Lagos is Ponta da Piedade, a series of highly weathered cliffs that are lined with spectacular caves, arches, sea caves and are considered the finest natural feature of the Algarve. Extending to the east of Lagos there is the 4km long Meia Praia beach, which is the longest sandy beach on the western side of the Algarve. There are many interesting places around Lagos, for enjoyable day trips like Sagres, Silves, Luz, and Portimão. There is so much to do and see in Lagos, you can always ask us at Abacoz!
The spacious Marina, which is connected to the inner city via a walkway, offers all the water sports options you can imagine. The big supermarkets are open 7 days a week. There is a modern (private) hospital, golf courses and since 2004 an excellent motorway connecting Faro to Lisbon.
Lagos, the pearl of the Algarve....... this town has retained its small scale and atmosphere. The cozy terraces, restaurants and small shops are fitted in a natural way. The friendly local population makes it complete. They give Lagos that special and relaxing appeal.