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Where to stay in Lagos

If you’re considering a trip to Lagos, you’ve come to the right place. There are 2,087 short term rentals available all over Lagos, and we’re confident you’ll find a holiday home that meets your needs and your budget. Affordable holiday rentals for your Portugal vacation to Lagos start at a nightly rate of $11, with 20% of properties priced under $62 per night. Whether you’re on the hunt for private villas near Praia da Boneca, a short term flat rental close to Kayak Explorer Lagos, or a place that also gives you close access to Lagos — our goal is to help you find exactly what you need. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of properties from top travel companies like Vrbo, HomeAway,, and many more. No matter if you’re on a solo travel expedition, going on a honeymoon to Lagos in Portugal, or planning a trip for a group of 13, we can match you with a rental accommodation that sleeps everyone comfortably. Finding a beautiful home for your Lagos vacation has never been this easy.

Where Is Lagos, Portugal?

Situated in the southern Portuguese region of Algarve, Lagos sits west in the area, approximately 90 kilometers from Faro and 35 kilometers east of the Cape St. Vincent coast.

What Is Lagos, Portugal Known For?

Melding a lively character with a cherished seafaring tradition, Lagos basks in its reputation as one of southern Portugal's favorite holiday destinations. An ancient maritime town steeped in history and aplomb with gorgeously serene beaches, Lagos is home to an eclectic bohemian vibe, as well as a diverse assortment of restaurants and bars. Along with endless opportunities to while away your days, you can also marvel at the expansive variety of historical monuments and buildings reflecting the varied past of this enchanting city.

Places to Visit in Lagos

  • Ponta da Piedade: One of the most recognized natural landmarks in Portugal, the mournfully labeled Ponta da Piedade — translating to “Point of Pity” — is a picturesque headland that protrudes out into the sea on the western edge of Lagos Bay. Burnished with gold and burnt in ochre, the dramatic sandstone cliffs rise out of the crystalline waters, some arched and contorted as if melted by the sun. Look underneath and discover a labyrinthine maze of caves and grottoes that can be explored via boat or kayak. However, if you wish to keep your feet on the ground, follow the serpentine footpaths to reach some dizzyingly beautiful viewpoints that provide spectacular panoramas over a bizarre and beautiful seascape.
  • Lagos Old Town: Tucked behind 16th-century walls, Lagos Old Town is streaked with tessellations of traditional white-washed buildings lining the pretty labyrinthine cobblestone streets, picturesque squares, and medieval churches. At its heart lies a medieval Arab-built castle and other heritage buildings that are begging to be explored, as well as several youthful bars, clubs, and lounges that come alive with activity as night falls.

Popular Destinations Near Lagos

  • Silves: A delightful blend of historical monuments, cobbled streets, and traditional buildings, Silves boasts the inimitable charm of southern Portugal. Originally the ancient capital of the Algarve, Silves is regarded as a small, but one of the most special non-coastal towns of the region. Once a major defensive stronghold and important trading center under Moorish rule, modern-day Silves offers a peacefully-paced Portuguese getaway aplomb with open-air cafés, cobbled streets, remnants of its illustrious past.

Best Neighborhoods in Lagos, Portugal

  • Alvor: A tiny historic town in its own capacity, Alvor is dotted with remnants of its rich Moorish past, as well as its native Portuguese origins. A laid-back alternative to staying in the bustling city of Lagos itself, Alvor is home to Blue Flag designated beaches and some of the best dining options in western Algarve. Those who choose to stay in Alvor will be spoilt for choice on what to do and see in this pleasantly Portuguese locale, from lingering over sunset cocktails to enjoying a chilled cruise on the river.

Home-types in Lagos

Lagos has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Lagos: