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This historic townhouse in Rua Marreiros Neto 6 is located in the heart of the old town and historical center of Lagos. It was completely renovated and rebuilt to incorporate 4 modern apartments with a flair of history, that guarantees you a beautiful living environment.
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This historic townhouse in Rua Dr. Joaquim Tello 31 is located in the heart of the old town and historical center of Lagos. It was completely renovated and rebuilt to incorporate 3 modern apartments with a flair of history, that guarantees you a beautiful living environment.
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Note: You can directly book the best price if your travel dates are available, all discounts are already included. In the following house description you will find all information about our listing. 3-room house 100 m2 on 2 levels. Practical furnishings: living/dining room with 2 sleeping facilities (2 x 80 cm, length 190 cm), TV, CD-player, DVD and paraffin heater. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, microwave, freezer) with dining table. Shower/WC. Upper floor: 2 rooms, each room with 1 fren...
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Your guide to Lagos
All About Lagos
Once a prominent port town and a favourite haunt of smugglers, Lagos occupies an enviable position on the Algarve Coast on Portugal’s southwestern tip. The Moorish presence of centuries ago is still felt in the ornate ironmongery, turrets, and ancient city walls of the Old Town. Narrow cobbled streets, charming squares, and vibrant tiled buildings create a picturesque backdrop for bars, cafes, and street entertainers. The area also features striking natural scenery, with sheltered Atlantic coves and beaches perfect for exploring, particularly the dramatic, weathered cliffs of the Ponta da Piedade headland.
Lagos may be one of the largest towns in the western Algarve, but it’s generally quieter than neighbouring Praia da Rocha or Albufeira. And while the town centre has no shortage of historical landmarks, modern Lagos is focused around the buzzing nightlife of the marina area, where restaurants showcasing the area’s seafaring legacy and lively bars stay open until the early hours. If you’re a true adrenaline junkie, spend a day of two at nearby theme parks and water parks.
How do I get around Lagos?
The nearest airport is Faro (FAO), which is around an hour east along the coast. Public transport connections from the airport are indirect, requiring a change from bus to train in Faro city centre, so a taxi, private transfer, or rental car is recommended. If you’re picking up a hire car from the airport, the A22 will take you to Lagos in around an hour. Once you’ve made it to the town, it’s very easy to explore Lagos on foot, and four stunning sandy beaches are within walking distance. Public bus services connect the local coastal towns, making excursions straightforward. If you’re heading to the nearby town of Alvor, hop on the local water taxi for a quick jaunt up the coast by speed boat.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lagos?
Beach season starts in Lagos in May, when temperatures begin to heat up but peak season hasn’t yet arrived. Consider booking your villa in Lagos this month for some early summer sun. To see the city come to life and enjoy the midsummer vibe of the Algarve, book a holiday rental in Lagos for July or August. Bear in mind that the high temperatures in southern Portugal can be uncomfortable for the uninitiated, and you’ll need plenty of sun protection. Nature enthusiasts are advised to plan a visit to Lagos in early spring, when the Ponta de Piedade cliffs are home to wild figs, blossoming flowers, and nesting herons. The annual Sagres Birdwatching Festival also takes place on the first weekend in October.
What are the top things to do in Lagos?
Marina de Lagos
The modern marina is home to a variety of bars and restaurants, as well as sailboats, glamorous yachts, and catamarans. Wander along the waterfront and take in sea views to one side and bobbing boat masts to the other. This is a scenic spot to sit and watch the world go by while sipping on a vinho verde.
Ponta de Piedade
Just outside of town, the Ponta de Piedade is one of the Algarve’s most prized natural features. Over the millennia, Atlantic storms have worn away the limestone coastline to form rock arches, magical grottos, and sea pillars. You can admire the contrast of golden cliff faces and turquoise waters from land or sea. One adventurous route has you descend 180 wooden stairs to the base of the most beautiful cove.
Igreja de Santo António
From the outside, this Portuguese National Monument appears simply as a pretty, traditional whitewashed church. Once inside, you’re greeted by an ornate Baroque tribute to Saint Anthony, a beloved Lisbon-born saint. The nave is adorned with colourful depictions, gilded wood, and vibrant azulejos. Vaulted ceilings and an abundance of sacred artwork make this church rather special.