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 3,667 holiday lettings near Lagos. From 887 Villas to 468 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Lagos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lagos:

  • Funchal: 433 holiday homes
  • Falfeira: 699 holiday homes
  • Atalaia: 249 holiday homes
  • Porto de Mós: 448 holiday homes
  • Ameijeira: 624 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lagos. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dom Sebastiao Statue: 5,425 holiday lettings
  • Boavista Golf: 5,245 holiday lettings
  • Arch of Sao Goncalo: 5,480 holiday lettings
  • Santo Antonio Church: 5,425 holiday lettings
  • Ponte da Bandeira Fort: 5,246 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lagos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Lagos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 887 Villas in Lagos. Our other popular types of Lagos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 468 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,183 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 50 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lagos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,461 holiday homes with pool available in Lagos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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