Tourist Guide about Lagos, Portugal

Welcome to Lagos Guide, here you will find all the information and necessary resources to make the most of your holidays or vacations in this beautiful city of the Algarve Region.

Small in size, but big on attractions, Lagos has a beautiful historic center and an excellent structure, exciting nightlife and it’s considered the city with the most beautiful and accessible beaches. Taking these features, it’s easy to understand why Lagos is among the top tourist destinations in the Algarve!

We could say that the most touristic part of the Algarve begins in Lagos, leaving behind the beautiful solitude of Sagres and Aljezur. Albeit adapted to the tourist modernity, it still keeps much of its charm: Its pedestrian streets are filled with shops, restaurants and travelers.

Discover the Beautiful Lagos Beaches

It’s impossible to describe Lagos without mentioning the beaches. The city is known for having the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve. Besides the beauty of each one, all are of very easy access and close to the center. It’s possible to visit Lagos beaches on foot, since one is right next to another.

The area of Lagos is the most diverse in the Algarve region, turning it into one of singular beauty. With a mix of rocky and long sandy beaches sheltered by the bay. The coastline stretches from the marina of Lagos to the Alvor estuary. The bay that enters the city, Meia Praia, with its extensive sands, the Batata and Pinhão, Dona Ana, Porto de Mós and other small beaches.

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Beach coast of Lagos, Portugal ‹ photo credit (cc) johnsonchen

Beaches around Lagos are among the most beautiful in the Algarve, however it is the promontory named Ponta da Piedade sheltered by the bay of Lagos with its caves, rocks and surprisingly transparent waters which is most admired by visitors.