Praia Da Luz


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Praia Da Luz
The beach here is a large, wide, sandy, curved bay partly backed by cliffs and road. The easy access makes it very crowded in summer. The water is host to some dangerous currents but there is always a lifeguard on duty. Water-sports centres and beach snack bar. There are also some pleasant clifftop walks.

There is one commercial centre selling mainly souvenirs such as hand-crocheted items, lpace and pottery. Lagos market is on the first Saturday of each month.

During the daytime activities include water sports and walks. The 16th-century church is the dominating historic monument of the town. There is also the Parque da Floresta golf club and horse riding in Burgau.

The nightlife here offers 2 discos and plenty of bars, there is also a cinema showing films in original language.

There is a varied selection of places to eat at, including Italian, Indian, traditional Portuguese, British and several snack bars.