Your summer of fun is coming and there’s no reason travel can’t be a apart of that this year. There are plenty of places to see without having to blow the budget so you can take the family away, go with friends or go on a solo trip for some sun.

To get here, fly in to Faro and travel an hour by bus to reach the beachside town of Lagos.

Make sure to get travel insurance before your summer trip to ensure security and peace of mind.

The Algarve, Portugal

Stay in Lagos for the picturesque, sandy beaches and adventures which will give you something new to do each day.


Benagil cave


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You can reach the Bengali caves from the Bengali beach via boat tours or kayak trip. If you’re up for it it’s best to get an early start and rent a kayak from the beach and take the short trip into the caves to see the caves crowd-free.


Beaches to see

There are plenty of ways to enjoy Portugal for free or at a low cost. Grab yourselves a picnic and head to any of these beaches for the day. In the summer months make an early start to pick out the perfect spot.

Make your way along the cliff tops with access to multiple beaches like the ones below and stick around to watch the sun set over the sea from the cliffs.

Praia Dona Ana – One of the most photographed beaches in Portugal and only 160 metres surrounded by rock formations. Swim between rocks and admire this natural beauty.

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Praia do Camilo – Further along this haven can be found at the bottom of a wooden staircase, admire the view on your way down. Find blue waters with colourful fish to see below the waves.

Meia Praia – The largest beach in Lagos giving you the extra space to relax and enjoy swimming with the family.


The Town

Explore this historic old  town with its city walls and lively atmosphere. The bars and nightlife will make the town an exciting trip with new bars on each street to test.

You won’t struggle to find amazing food here with a variety of choices. Make sure to taste the Portuguese food where you will find their fresh seafood dishes.


Dolphin watching

Lagoa offers the incredible chance to see Dolphins in the wild. Boat trips are common to spot the sea life in Lagoa and you won't want to miss out! The peak for dolphin watching is during the summer months.


Lagos Zoo

Just 15 minutes from the town of Lagos is the Lagos zoo where you can take the kids for a day out to see over 150 different species.

Adult tickets cost EUR 19 and  EUR 14 for children. Book online for a discount.

You could hire a car to get here which will be the easiest way or get a public bus.


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