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Praia da Luz, Luz

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To see dolphins playing in the surf, head to Praia da Luz. Known locally as the Beach of Light, this sheltered stretch of fine sand features rugged volcanic cliffs to the east and a series of rock pools to the west. Nearby, you can stroll down a shady promenade offering a welcome break from the sun and easy access to the area's finest bars, restaurants, and shops. For something a little different, walk along the coast to other popular beaches, known for their rocky outcrops and secluded coves. Just a short drive from here, you can also visit Lagos, a small town noted for its medieval walls and richly decorated churches. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Luz holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Praia da Luz and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • beautiful beach amidst a beautiful landscape and a bustling village to visit. supplied sun loungers that restaurants and many parking lots
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  • There will be people who like the following features and there will be that no, that divided it into sections. The best: Beach very clean, very fine sand, transparent water, bars to eat and drink near the beach, aquatic activities, both parking free in the street as payment along with the sand of the beach, wonderful setting. The worst: this year there were no showers to clean, which if there were in the past. Make a tiny Beach in summer is concentrated a bit. To taste: the water of the beach as in all Portugal is very cold. Leave to stand quickly when you go, for what children do not enjoy much in the water.
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  • One of the most and the prettiest beaches in Lagos.you can easily park you car and walk to the beach where you can rent a beach bed for 7euros and just relax and enjoy the cold waters .  more »
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  • Nice beach in september. Plus points:-fairly quiet-great parking-beautiful rocks-beautiful blue water-quiet people cons:-lots of sand (you can so not good snorkeling)-many stones (bring your water shoes)-no calm water
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  • nice beach, not crowded.
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