Lagos blends traditional Portuguese culture and beautiful beaches with an array of tourism facilities. Lagos offers a delightful historic centre, which is surrounded by its ancient Moorish walls, and overlooks the pretty harbour estuary. Within the city centre, there is an extensive selection of restaurants and the nightlife is as equally varied, with small bars open throughout the evening. There is a variety of activities and sightseeing close to Lagos, from waterparks and a local zoo to historical monuments and challenging hiking trails.
In the south of Lagos you will find Ponta da Piedade, a series of highly weathered cliffs that are lined with spectacular caves, arches and are considered one of the most picturesque natural features of the Algarve. At the east end of Lagos there is the 4km long sandy stretch of beach known as Meia Praia, which is the longest sandy beach on the western side of the Algarve. There are many interesting places around Lagos for enjoyable day trips such as Sagres, Silves, Luz, and Portimão. There is so much to do and see in and around Lagos, simply reach out to us at Abacoz as we are more than happy to help!
The spacious Marina, which is connected to the inner city via a walkway, offers all the water sport options you can imagine. The larger supermarkets are open seven days a week. There is a modern private hospital, golf courses and an excellent highway to Faro and Lisbon.
Lagos is known as the pearl of the Algarve and has retained its small-town beauty and atmosphere. The cozy terraces, restaurants and small shops are laid out in a natural way and the friendly local population gives Lagos its special, relaxing appeal.