Why Lagos? Lagos blends traditional Portuguese culture and beautiful beaches perfectly with great tourist facilities. Lagos has a delightful historic centre, which is surrounded by the ancient Moorish walls and overlooks the pretty harbour estuary. Within the city centre there is an extensive selection of restaurants and the nightlife is equally as varied, with small sociable bars through to late night nightclubs/disco's. There are a variety of activities and sightseeing close to Lagos, which range from waterparks and zoos through 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 regarded as the finest natural feature of the Algarve. Extending to the east of Lagos is the 4km long Meia Praia Beach, which is the longest sandy beach on the werstern side of the Algarve. Theres are many interesting towns arround Lagos, for enjoyable day trips like Sagres, Silves, Luz and Portimão. There is so much to do and to 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 connection to Faro and Lisbon.
Lagos, the pearl of the Algarve....... this town has retained its small scale and atmosphere. The many cosy terraces, restaurants and small shops are fitted in a natural way. The friendly local population make it complete. They give Lagos that special and relaxing appeal.