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Lagos travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lagos

The western hub of Portugal's Algarve region, Lagos is a tourist's dream. Its medieval walls, beautiful beaches, excellent eateries, and amazing range of activities to enjoy makes this compact coastal gem a superb vacation destination.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Lagos

When to Visit Lagos

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The Algarve is far enough south to offer warm weather (over 70 degrees) from March through to November. Summer is the peak season, so head to Lagos in May or June for slightly emptier beaches and accommodation bargains.

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How to Get to Lagos

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Where to Stay in Lagos

High-class spa retreats like the Cascade Wellness and Lifestyle Resort are a popular option, but city center alternatives like the Tivoli Lagos or Marina Rio could be more convenient.

Popular Neighborhoods in Lagos

Where to stay in popular areas of Lagos

Most booked hotels in Lagos

How to Get Around Lagos

The Cost of Living in Lagos

Shopping Streets

Don't miss the ceramics stores in Lagos - it's a local specialty. The Rua 25 de Abril is a great place to hunt for distinctive pottery gifts.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets include Pingo Doce and Intermarché. As an indicator, expect 12 eggs to cost around EUR1.60.

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Where to Eat in Lagos

If you want to dine on bacalao (salt cod) and potato croquettes in true Portuguese style, check out Adega da Marina or O Camilo (two seafood specialists). Meals should cost around EUR10 for mains at most places.