Destination guide

Charming Lagos will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Lagos. Well-liked for its beaches, sightseeing and cafés, this city is both romantic and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Lagos

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lagos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lagos Living Science Center (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Espiche Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Golf Alamos (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Lagos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Lagos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lagos is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rocha Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luz Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Batata Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lagos

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 39.3 mi (63.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Lagos Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lagos?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,924 house rentals around Lagos. From 857 Villas to 596 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lagos is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lagos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lagos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Luz: 3,259 vacation rentals
  • Porto de Mós: 380 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 671 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 826 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 711 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lagos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lagos?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lagos:

  • Luz: 3,259 rentals
  • Odiáxere: 4,125 rentals
  • Bensafrim: 2,867 rentals
  • Colégio: 3,204 rentals
  • Barão de São João: 3,191 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Lagos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Lagos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lagos Marina: 5,775 vacation homes
  • First European Slave Market: 5,761 vacation homes
  • Boavista Golf: 5,605 vacation homes
  • Ponta da Piedade Lagos Lighthouse: 5,725 vacation homes
  • Sao Goncalo de Lagos Statue: 5,772 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Lagos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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