Easily reached by Faro Airport, which is just short of 60km away, Lagoa is a great town to base yourself in. Explore all of the gems on offer in the Algarve with a hire car!
In the traditional Portuguese style Lagoa is typically picturesque. It is a charming mix of cobbled streets, whitewashed buildings, and flower adorned lamp posts; perfect for an afternoon stroll. Spend a few hours enjoying the treasures such as the marketplace which is the perfect place to purchase fresh goods for a picnic lunch. You can also examine the variety of shops hidden away down cobbled streets as well as historical buildings such as the Church of Mercy.
See the Sights in Your Hire Car
Visit some of the other popular towns in the area. Portimao is just a stone’s throw away and a great place to enjoy the Arade River. A busy town with a friendly hub Portimao is the ideal place for a spot of shopping. Enjoy a coffee and delicious Portuguese pastry at one of the outdoor cafes in the old quarter or treat yourself to lunch at one of the delicious quayside restaurants.
Explore the Algarve Coastline
For a day beside the sea head off to explore the Lagoa caves. The Algarve coastline is unrivalled in terms of idyllic beauty. Majestic stretches of warm white sand are framed by golden cliffs and glittering blue sea. Make the 15 minute drive to Benagil and Carvalho where you will find fantastic beaches alongside the caves of Malhada do Baraco, and the Algar in in Praia Marinha.