The Algarve is the southernmost region of Portugal and it‘s one of Europe’s favourite holiday destinations, well known for its glorious year round sunshine and excellent sandy beaches.
Lagos is steeped in history and it was a favoured residence of Henry the Navigator, who used Lagos as a base for the African trade. Europe’s first slave market was built here in 1441 in the arches of the Customs House, which still stands in the Praça da Republica near the waterfront.
On the waterfront and to the rear of the town are the remains of Lagos’s once impregnable fortifications.
“Marina de Lagos” opened in 1994 offers the experienced and not so plenty of options from deep sea fishing to a relaxed day at sea, with its numerous restaurants and nightlife it’s the ideal place to spend an evening.
Lagos boasts some of the best beaches on the Algarve
The stunning surrounding rock formations may be crossed to reach the “Estudantes” and “Pinhão” Beaches, small shelf’s of sand lying between colourful cliffs reaching down into the calm, transparent waters.
Sheltered between cliffs, the sands of” Dona Ana Beach” and their calm and clear waters are one of the highest profile landmarks on the Algarve.
”Meia Praia” on eastern side and “Porto Do Mos” on the western side of Lagos are two of the finest beaches on the Algarve, sandy beaches that stretch for miles. Take the time you will not be disappointed!
Vilabranca Lagos is the ideal base to explore the beautiful scenery of the Algarve its excellent climate and location is ideal for a sailing, walking, cycling or walking holiday.
Walking Holidays / Cycling Holidays
The Via Algarviana is a new long distance walking route. It is part of the European network of long distance GR routes linking Alcoutim on the Spainish border with Cape St Vincent, which is the south western tip of Portugal.
Whilst growing with popularity with keen long distance walkers from all over Europe, the route has also attracted the interest of mountain bikers who have enjoyed this new challenge. The route is generally well sign posted and offers a variety of surfaces from tarmac to challenging rocky slopes, dirt track roads and single track sections.
Water Parks can provide a complete day of fun for the family. They are open from April to late October.
Enjoy a wonderful family day watching the seals, sharks and dolphins. They have a dolphin show with is one of the favourite attractions and of course their Peter Pan "Never Never Land" show. There is also amusements rides, swimming pools, shops and restaurants which make the Zoomarine a full days entertainment.
You can pre- book your tickets at the reception in Vilabranca or you can send your details on our booking request.
Slide and Splash
Slide and Splash is one of the leading attractions in the Algarve for all ages since 1986. There are lots of slides to choose from the Kamikaze and Bonzai to the smaller slides with plunge pools and tunnel slides for the younger age group. It is a full day of fun for visitors.
You can pre-book your tickets at the reception in Vilabranca or you can send your details on you booking request.
Enjoy one of the best kept secrets of the Algarve Lagos and Vilabranca.
Tel: 00 351 282 769924