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Camilo Beach, Lagos

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
The secluded, golden sand of Camilo Beach, surrounded by Baroque-like cliffs and grottos, features a soft ocean floor as well as precipices with mysterious alleyways. Nestled at the bottom of a cliff, the small beach can be accessed either by descending more than 240 stairs or by boat. Spread your towel across the warm sand and catch some rays, and swim in the calm turquoise waters, sheltered from strong winds. At the top of the cliffs you'll see a restaurant, where you can try some freshly caught fish while taking in the wide open views of the ocean. Plan your Camilo Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lagos using our Lagos trip itinerary planner.
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  • To get to camillo beach you have to go down a lot of stairs but worth it because you find yourself in front of a small beach n on great feature, with rocks and sand.
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  • Too full of no free biscuits and filled with kayaks to overcome so many stages and then unsuccessfully the same time back but even nice photo opportunity
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  • Praia do Camilo has access by a long wooden staircase. At the top of the stairs is located the nearest bar. The beach is gorgeous, with crystal-clear waters and stone walls, I would recommend go to the beach in the morning as the sun comes out "earlier because of the stone walls.
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  • Small and wonderful beach! There is a long stairway to access this beach. It can be a bit crowded sometimes.
  • If you're not surfer this is the place to visit. Beautiful beach with nice wooden stairway.
  • Amazing little beaches (two beaches linked via a tunnel). They are the smallest beaches I've ever been on therefore very crowded, but if you don't mind a somewhat intimate beach experience, it's well worth a visit. The beaches are accessed via wooden steps (a large no. of them) therefore not accessible to all, not forgetting a steep walk back up (which is quite gruelling in the heat especially if you have alot of stuff to carry). One fond memory that will always stick in my mind is of a touring passenger boat sailing close to the beach with the "captain" performing tricks such as leaning out over the edge and balancing a beer bottle on his head, much to the delight of onlookers. The whole beach applauded afterwards which was a unique experience in itself, not to mention the fact we consisted of several nationalities, so it felt very positive to be united in such a way!
  • Nothing special but worth a drive by for a quick photo from the top of the rocks
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