Located in the heart of the Western Algarve in Portugal, Lagos is a popular holiday resort, famous for its perfect location, warm weather, fine dining experiences and sightseeing opportunities. Blessed with a Mediterranean climate, mild winters and warm summers, Lagos is an ideal destination for any type of visitor, young and old and it is perfect for anyone seeking a place that can be enjoyed all year round.
For holidaymakers that are looking for a more relaxing time in the sun, Lagos is the ideal destination of choice for you. It has crystal clear waters and its beaches are the perfect place for sun-worshipers to relax and bask in the sun. There is a plethora of fun activities for holidaymakers to enjoy in Lagos.
Lagos boasts a wide selection of water sports activities, such as windsurfing, water skiing, kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling. For holidaymakers looking to discover more of Lagos water offerings, there are boat trips readily available, providing you with the unique chance to see its famous grottos or just watching the dolphins in its natural sea habitat.
If you prefer nature and the rural areas, you could enjoy a day trip to Barão de São João, Odiáxere, Barragem da Bravura and Bensafrim. For the more adventurous you could enjoy a hot air balloon trip, or a short flight in a water plane.
In terms of nightlife, Lagos is quite relaxed compared to its neighbouring town, Portimão. However, there are a large number of bars and restaurants located all over the town and surrounding parishes for holidaymakers to experience. Nearly at all its beaches, you will find a variety of snack bars and coffee shops.
In town itself, you will find many restaurants that serve up fresh fish dishes, traditional Portuguese cuisine as well as many other international gastronomy delights, not to mention that you will also find a fair number of establishments offering tapas and pizzas.
So, if you are planning a Lagos holiday, it is important that you make sure that you know of all of the different Lagos offerings before you arrive. This includes making sure that you reserve the best Lagos accommodation for your Lagos holiday needs. When it comes to staying at, or near Lagos, there are some great Lagos accommodation options that are located fairly close to any of the beaches in Lagos and many offer you a view of the various beaches in the area.
Options include everything from five star resorts to affordable hotels that are perfect for families on a Lagos holiday. In addition Lagos also offers you a wide selection of youth hostels, as well as camping facilities. If you prefer to stay in an apartment or a villa you have a wide selection available which is suitable for most budgets.