Luxury 3 Bed Villa Lagos
This Luxury 3 Bed Villa Lagos is situated in Santa Maria and finished to a high standard This property is also a must see to appreciate all its beauty
Also Fully fitted Kitchen
3 Bedrooms with built in wardrobes
Also Air conditioning
Electric under floor heating
Also Security Entrance door
Garage with electric door
Plot of 2000 m2
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Lagos which is situated on the western part of the Algarve also has a lot of history. Throughout the years Lagos has become a respected holiday destination for many tourists. The area also offers its visitors beaches, buzzing nightlife and a charming historic centre. Lagos also has numerous enjoyable day trips which are easily accessible by public transport or arranged tours.
In the area you will also find water parks, zoos and historic monuments and much more. Lagos town centre is also surrounded by the ancient Moorish walls which extends along the harbour.
To the east of Lagos you will find the 4 kilometre long beach of Meia Praia. The beach is also the longest beach which sits on the western side of the Algarve. There are many interesting day trips from Lagos which includes the towns of Sagres, Silves, Luz and Portimão.
There is a local market on Saturday mornings in a building near the bus station. The market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, olives, honey, figs, almonds and much more. It’s quite a small market, but very popular and cheap
Day Trips Lagos
The two best day trips from Lagos are to the historic town of Silves and the surfing town of Sagres.
Sagres is at the western tip of mainland Europe and is a region savaged by ceaseless winds and mighty Atlantic seas. The town is a popular surfing destination and is ideal for tourists who appreciate nature’s raw power.
Silves was the ancient capital of the Algarve and remnants of this glorious past are found throughout the peaceful and relaxed town. The prominent feature of Silves is the massive red brick castle, while traditional houses and shops line the cobbled streets that lead down to the river.
Extending to the east of Lagos is the 4km long Meia Praia Beach, while within the Ponta da Piedade headland are the picturesque cove beaches of Praia da Dona Ana, and Praia do Camilo.
On the south-western side of Lagos is the Porto de Mos beach, an area popular with resort hotels and holiday homes, and a great choice if you prefer not to be in the centre of the busy city.
There is a 500-space public car park which is located behind the old railway station. The marina offers shops, restaurants and many bars. There is also a well supplied supermarket which is 200 metres from the north end of the marina.
On Saturdays, a farmer’s market takes place just across the lifting bridge. Lagos has plenty of shops open all year, only a 10 minutes’ walk from your berth.
Wifi internet access is available in the marina. through a shared network
From the Lagos marina there are many boat trips available, such as visiting the coastline, dolphin watching or deep-sea fishing trips. For the more adventurous there are speed boat tours, jet boats or jet-skis.
Lagos Escape Room
An escape room is an exciting group activity or ideal for a rainy day. There is an enjoyable escape room hosted by Xscape-it, which is based around an Orphanage. Here you also have the option to have novelty scares.
Located a few kilometres outside of the popular resort town itself is Lagos Zoo. The zoo offers plenty of animals among the beautiful landscaped subtropical gardens.
There are around 120 species of animal at the zoo. These include a good variety of birds such as toucans, pelicans, flamingos and parrots. There are exotic species including dwarf crocodiles, which complement the pygmy hippos nicely. “Monkey Island” which, as the name suggests, is a small island on which a range of primates roam free. These include gibbons, lemurs and a host of monkeys.
Lagos Zoo is a great place to visit for those of all ages. There are two playground and a petting zoo featuring small farm animals which you can feed by hand.
The zoo tries to promote some conservation values with educational displays. Visitors can also view the incubation room where baby birds are hatched. You can also visit the “create room” in which baby animals are reared by hand.
Animals aside, the park is still a pleasant place to spend a day. With over 200 species of plants from around the world.
The Praia de Mós beach is 3km to the south-west of central Lagos and is exposed to some of the largest waves of the Lagos region.
This makes the beach a popular destination for surfing or body boarding. There are also surfing schools and shops to hire equipment. Mós beach is connected to Lagos by the local bus network.
The Portuguese Wax Museum of Discovery opened in Lagos in October 2014. The museum is located at the end of the Marina and divided into three large rooms. There are 16 different scenes which includes 22 wax models. Because of its location, Lagos was considered the centre of maritime exploration for the Portuguese.
You will journey through time at the Wax Museum of Discovery, and learn more about how the Portuguese discovered new worlds. You will also learn how the Portuguese had influence on the world. The wax figures help bring the stories alive for both adults and children.
Adventure Park Lagos
Located just above Meia Praia Beach, Parque Aventura Lagos offers tree top adventures. The park also offers a number of adventures at varying skill levels. There is also a 2,500 square meter paintball field that includes plenty of natural obstacles to make the game more exciting. There are also High Ropes Courses that take you from tree to tree. The park is designed with the utmost respect to nature and safety.
The tree top adventure park is in a pine forest, the perfect place to enjoy a number of activities from ages four and up. For those who want to add a bit of excitement to their Lagos trip, Parque Aventura Lagos is a must-do! The High Ropes Course may include zip lines, rope nets, bridges, rope swings, walking along various sized platforms and more. You can test your skills on the various levels.
The course is divided into the Curious, Adventurous, and Fearless levels. The staff are well-trained to help visitors of different ages, heights, and abilities. All participants wear harnesses when on the High Ropes Course. Paintball must be booked in advance since it must be played in groups. Get decked out in the Paintball gear, get into the action, and see if you can help your team win.
You can take a picnic and enjoy it under the shady trees, and those who are not participating, or have finished their activities, will enjoy time on the ground. There is plenty of place for children to run around.
Faro offers much more than just a landing point in Portugal. The area is also full of shops, restaurants, cafes, theatres, and galleries. Faro also offers great beaches and the Ria Formosa nature reserve.
From Faro marina you will find Porta Nova pier where you can also catch a ferry to the ilha beaches. The boat ride through the Ria Formosa is a 30 minute trip each way.
On the streets you will find many cafes and restaurants around the old town. As you move further away from the water front, you will also find modern office and apartment blocks.
Old town of Faro
The history of Faro is reflected in the sights and monuments amongst the old town. Faro’s city centre has many parts which have now been pedestrianised.
The airport in Faro is the main international airport of southern Portugal. Faro bus and train stations are located in the centre of Faro
The Bone Chapel
The strangest historic monument in Faro, is the Capela Dos Ossos. In this chapel, the bones of 1,000 monks line the walls. The bones actually provide the artistic design.
Praia de Faro
Praia De Faro is the main beach of Faro and stretches for about 5 kilometres. The beach is located near the airport and the natural park of Ria Formosa. There is a bridge to the beach, so it is possible to reach it by car or by bus.