Destination guide

Charming Lagos will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Lagos. Well-liked for its beaches, sightseeing and cafés, this city is both romantic and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Lagos

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lagos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lagos Living Science Center (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Espiche Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Golf Alamos (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Lagos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Lagos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lagos is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rocha Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luz Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Batata Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)

Transportation to and around Lagos

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 39.3 mi (63.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Lagos Station.

Where to stay around Lagos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,863 holiday lettings near Lagos. From 863 Villas to 505 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lagos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lagos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lagos. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Falfeira: 781 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 384 holiday homes
  • Batata Beach: 3,628 holiday homes
  • Praia Dona Ana: 3,654 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 503 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lagos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lagos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lagos with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Portimão: 4,797 holiday lettings
  • Aljezur: 1,706 holiday lettings
  • Luz: 3,395 holiday lettings
  • Alvor: 4,484 holiday lettings
  • Carvoeiro: 5,169 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lagos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lagos. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sao Goncalo de Lagos Statue: 5,831 holiday rentals
  • Dom Sebastiao Statue: 5,770 holiday rentals
  • Boavista Golf: 5,632 holiday rentals
  • Arch of Sao Goncalo: 5,811 holiday rentals
  • Santo Antonio Church: 5,783 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lagos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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