Lagos is situated at the mouth of the Bensafrim River in the south of Portugal. Visitors here will usually arrive at Faro Airport which is 92km away. Rent a car to get the most from your holiday here.
Visit St Anthony’s Church, the Regional Museum and the Ponta da Bandeira Fort on the waterfront. Encircled by the 16th Century town walls, the old centre is separated from the more modern suburbs. Here you’ll find an endless list of upmarket bars and restaurants perfect for an evening’s entertainment!
Day Trips and Sightseeing in Lagos
If you fancy a day out head to nearby Alvor Lagoon. Just 20 minutes away by car, Alvor has all the charm of a traditional fishing village alongside the creature comforts of a modern resort. Spend the day exploring the boutiques and gift shops or practice your swing at one of the world-class golf courses.
Journey by car to Monchique, a nearby spa town. Visit the Caldas de Monchique whereby you will find Roman baths which utilise the thermal water. Make the short 30 minute drive and treat yourself to a day of luxurious rest and relaxation.
Explore the Local Landscape in Your Hire Car
Explore the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park. It is just a stone’s throw away and offers fantastic walks along the coast. Alternatively, why not partake in a plethora of water sports? It is the finest preserved stretch of coastline in Europe and the landscape is breathtaking. Don’t forget to take your camera!