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Ponta da Piedade, Lagos

(4.9/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
Tall, pointy rock formations appear out of the turquoise waters at Ponta da Piedade, and collections of arches and grottos connect the secluded beaches with one another. Visit the golden sand beaches nestled at the base to see these geological rarities--they're up to 20 m (60 ft) tall--or explore the tunnels and mazes of the area via a small fishing vessel. Seek out an organized boat tour, walk along the shore, or simply hike on your own along a nature trail that leads to the top of the rock formations via more than 180 stairs. More adventurous visitors can rent kayaks here. Ponta da Piedade is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Lagos Edition.
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  • I recommend making the Guided kayak and the routes of the cliffs. It is one of the attractions of the city of lakes and inlets is difficult to access by land. They are running out of sand, so you have to take advantage and see them as soon as possible.
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  • This was by far the best experience I had in Algarve. I would have liked to go with Kayak but I wasn't in my best health conditions and it wasn't that warm the 12th of April. Took a lil boat trip from...  more »
  • Great experience with a grand and beautiful show. The hardest steps especially with the door baby... lol
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  • Beautiful vista of the southern coast of Portugal. You can see around to the next cities of Lagos and Portimão, and also back to the Sagres on a clear day.
  • Very beautiful place. Walk down the stairs at the Cliff and enjoy the view from the bottom of the cliffs.
  • Peaceful place! Amazing nature
  • Super views. You can walk on the rocks and make great photos from the caves. It is however caution. There is no protection and it can be pretty deep.
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  • Beautiful place, I remembered a lot of Jericoacoara where has the pedra furada. Amazing descent with perfect view of rocks and sea, want to go back again!
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