Beaches

Find one of your most exciting locations in these beautiful Lagos’ beaches

Beaches are one of the main purposes you have probably visited the area of Algarve. Beach (in Portuguese Praia) requires a lot of qualities in order to provide full satisfactory experience. The multiplicity, variety and diversity of beaches in Algarve will satisfy these qualities. These come in different length, coast line and abundance of golden sand. There is always a need of caution related to the ocean waves and undercurrents. Lagos’ beaches are considered some of the best in Algarve. You will enjoy the golden sand and for your comfort have the opportunity to hire sunbed as well as feel protected with the supervision provided during season. The area of Algarve is considered to be under the sunshine for over 300 days per year and at the same time the humidity is not too high providing comfortable night rest. Here are the beaches in and around Lagos:

Ponta da Piedade (Mercy Point): This natural wonder is located only 2.5 km south from Lagos. There is no doubt that this is considered as the most beautiful natural beach on the Algarve coast. The rock cliffs raising high into the sky are combined with wonderfully designed tunnels and secret grottos. A fishing boat tour will offer an amazing journey among these natural wonders within the exquisite setting of the sea reflecting deep turquoises and greens colours.

Meia Praia (Half Beach): The most popular beach is about 4 kilometers long and covered with white sand providing access to calm waters, secluded coves from strong winds and excellent conditions for many relevant sports.

Praia Solaria (Sunny Beach): This is the closest to the town centre beach providing plenty of golden sand for your relaxation.

Praia da Batata (Potato Beach): Nearest to the western side of the town this secluded small beach situated between two small cliffs provides excellent conditions for snorkeling and scuba diving as well as it becomes a romantic place of summer music festivals.

Praia dos Estudantes (Students' Beach): The location of this nicely rapped by cliffs beach is right opposite the town walls of Lagos.

Praia da Dona Ana (Dona Ana Beach): This sandy 200m long beach is beautifully embraced by rock formations, sheltered from the western wind it provides excellent conditions for relaxation of families underlined by parking and restaurant facilities.

Praia do Canavial (Canavial Beach): This large and very quiet beach due to its difficulty to find is situated on the Western side of Ponta da Piedade (parking available) and provides plenty of golden sand. Be prepared with plenty of refreshments as there are no restaurant facilities there.
Praia de Camilo (Camilo Beach): This sandy beach exposed to a panorama of rocks and sea grottos is accessible from the top of the cliffs where a small car park with a restaurant can be found. It provides good opportunity for snorkelling.

Praia do Porto de Mos (Beach of Port de Mos): This rather quiet and wide sandy beach surrounded by cliffs and their plants is accessible from Lagos and offers comfortable parking space and much peace.

Praia da Luz (Beach of Light):  This 800 m beach is located near Luz approximately 8km from west Lagos features a substantial black rock massif (Rocha Negra) on its side and provides good conditions for families and water sports.

Praia de Burgau (Beach of Burgau): 15 min away from Lagos this famous sandy beach enclosed by cliffs protection from strong winds is situated near a small fishing village of Burgau with nearby historical attractions of 17th century fort and 16th century tower.

Praia do Pinhão (The Pine Beach): Opposite the fire station you may find this wonderful sandy beach wrapped between cliffs exposing you to some fascinating rock formations. It is an excellent place for snorkelling.

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