Lagos is a a city and a municipality at the mouth of Bensafrim River. It is along the Atlantic Ocean, in the region of Algarve, of Southern Portugal.
Lagos is located approximately 35 kilometers east of Sagres Point. To the north of Lagos is the road to Silves. Milfontes is a coastal town and port of the city of Sines.
Lagos economy, like many coastal towns in Portugal, has always been closely linked to the sea and fishing has been an important activity since very ancient times. Tourism also has become its most important economic activity. It has beautiful beaches, good climate, the sea, a scenic coastline, and historical patrimony.
The Marina of Lagos has 460 berths and has become an important centre for long-distance cruisers and it is also famous for its modern drawbridge.
You can explore many beautiful deserted beaches, fishing, swim in the open sea, caves and the lovely scenery on sailing or chartering yacht. With all of this, you will definitely enjoy the yacht charter while on holiday in Algarve.
Lagos is also a wine producing region and is famous for its moscatel wine, and for its strong alcoholic spirit. It has chosen to develop its tourism with taste and class. It offers a balance of the charm and history of the Portuguese culture with a blend of creature comforts and facilities to please the desires of the most discerning tourist.
The warmth of Lagos and her people make it difficult to resist falling in love with this seaside town. The beaches around Lagos like Praia de Dona Ana and Meia Praia are some of the most beautiful of the Algarve.
However, it is the promontory named Ponta da Piedade and sheltering the bay of Lagos which is most admired by visitors, with its caves, rocks and wonderfully transparent waters.
North of Lagos, Barragem de Bravura is a water reservoir offering fine views. If you are looking for long beaches where the sand and the ocean get lost in the horizon and if you prefer beaches hidden among colourful rocks, far from the world, you can go to Logos.
There are several streets leading to Praça de Gil Eanes and you can find restaurants to suit your tastes. Lagos has some stunning views. From the Ponte da Piedade you get a fantastic view of the sweeping sands of Lagos bay with the Monchique hills as a backdrop.