Marina de Lagos
The marina is linked to the great past of Lagos as Portugal's window to the world
The history of this historical city, considered the most beautiful in the western Algarve, is closely linked to the sea. The marina is located on the estuary of the Ribeira de Bensafrim, watering into the bay of Lagos. It disposes of a capacity for 462 boats with a lentgh up to 30 m.
Long, flat and braod sandy beach between the Lagos bay and the Ria do Alvor
Meia Praia beach stretches over 4 ½ km from the exit of Lagos’ harbour in the west to the bay of Alvor in the east. Meia Praia is a large flat beach with calm waters. The single track railway (“Linha do Algarve”) connecting Lagos with Vila Real de St. António on the Spanish border runs parallel to the dunes behind the beach. The train runs several times a day. Even during the summer months, the beach has enough parking spaces and several restaurants and beach bars offer drinks and snacks. The western section of Meia Praia was awarded the Blue Flag by the FEE for quality, cleanliness and safety. Most of the time a moderate westerly wind blows, pleasantly cooling the hot summer temperatures, day and night.
Praia da Batata
Near the historic centre of Lagos
Popular beach in Lagos on the estuary mouth of the Ribeira de Bensafrim near the fortress Ponta da Bandeira.
Praia da Dona Ana
Popular small beach, ideally located on the Golden Coast of Lagos with scenic cliff formations. Cave tours by boat.
The beach is situated on cliff-top of the Costa d'Oiro on the way to the Ponta da Piedade, the famous lighthouse on the southern top of the bay of Lagos. It is famous for the spectacular rock formations embedding the beach. From the parking and the restaurants a long stairs with over 200 steps goes down to the water front.
Praia da Luz
Popular beach resort in the western Algarve near Lagos
Populoar urban sandy beach, protected by the surrounding cliffs, on the coast of the western Algarve near Lagos. Praia da Luz disposes of excellent facilities and a water sports centre.
Praia do Camilo
Beautiful beach located in a rocks bay of the Costa d'Oiro, Lagos
The beach is situated in a wonderful bay, sheltered by steep rocks, near the famous Ponta da Piedade with its lighthouse. From the restaurant and parking on cliff-top you have a marvellous view over the bay of Lagos towards the endless beach Meia Praia. Access from there is by long stairs with more than 200! steps.
Praia do Porto de Mós
Long and broad sandy beach between Lagos and Praia da Luz, very popular for families
Surf Camps Lagos
The western Algarvian coast near Lagos is perfect for kite surfing in the summer season
Windsurfing, Kite Surfing and Stan Up Paddling in the Bay of Lagos The bay of Lagos with its white sandy beaches, set against the backdrop of the rock formations of the Costa d'Oiro and the famous Ponta da Piedade, is the ideal place for all kinds of aquatic sports, e.g. windsurfing, kite surfing and stand up paddling. Here is a selection of surf camps that you can book with us at best prices ONLINE: Algarve Watersport - Lagos Windsurfing & Yoga May to October 8 Days / 7 Nights from 650 € Level: Beginners & Intermediate Kite School Portugal - Meia Praia, Portugal Kite Surfing April to October 7 Days / 6 Nights from 435 € Level: Beginners & Intermediate Raven Surf Schoole - Lagos Wave Surfingen December to August 7 Days / 6 Nights from 337 € Level: Beginners & Intermediate Tiny Whale Surf & Kite Lodge - Lagos Kite Surfing and Stand Up Paddling May to October 7 Days / 6 Nights from 645 € Level: Beginners & Intermediate
Blue Ocean Divers
Diving school in Lagos, organizing all year round excursions to the most beautiful diving areas at the Algarve coast
Estrada de Porto de Mos, Motel Âncora, Apartado 789
Praia da Balança
Small beach in a rocky bay on the Golden Coast (Costa d'Oiro) close to the Ponta de Piedade in Lagos
Balança Beach is situated on the eastern side of the jagged headland of Ponta da Piedade, showing off the amazing natural beauty of this area, with a remarkable diversity of geographical relief features, The intense ochre colours of the cliffs have already earned this coastline the name of Costa d´Ouro (the Golden Coast).