Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Lagos - Algarve Travel Guide

Miles of perfect beaches, fantastic beachside restaurants and excellent golf courses nearby.

And with 300 days of sunshine per year, anytime is a good time to go

•Just over 2 hours from most UK airports.

•Ideal for couples, families, golfers, lovers of fine food and wine, silver surfers.

•When is the best time to go to Lagos? Anytime! With 300 days of sunshine a year you can't go wrong.

•We have a great choice of mainly 3* and 4* hotels in Lagos, plus self catering apartments.

•What are the beaches like at Lagos? The beaches here include:

•Meia Praia, six miles of family friendly beaches.

•Praia da Alvo, Massive & popular beach complete with wonderful sand dunes, volleyball, windsurfers, parasols and loungers. Several beach side restaurants serving grilled fish, piri-piri chicken. Tennis courts, football pitch and bowling green and car parking are nearby.

•Praia Donna Ana, Buses leave every hour for the few miles to one of Lagos's favourite beaches. Accessible by steps, surrounded by cliffs and with crystal clear waters and a beach restaurant.

•Praia da Luz, a half mile long, 5 miles west of Lagos, sandy, sheltered beach ideal for families.Watersports plus diving.

•Praia da Zavial, is an unspoilt beach between Sagres and Lagos. Popular with windsurfers, with a small restaurant and good parking.

•Top Beach Tip: water tends not to be too warm, so a wetsuit can be useful for swimming,snorkelling and diving in Lagos.

•What else can I do in Lagos? Play golf, explore the villages of this lovely part of northern Portugal, visit the markets and shops, check out all the leather goods and pottery, discover the local countryside and the delights of rural cuisine.

•Eating out in Lagos: There are some excellent restaurants serving traditional food and many beach side restaurants

•The nightlife in Lagos? There is entertainment in some of the hotels and some clubs like Joe's Garage, which is popular with both the locals and holidaymakers. It has Mexian food and the bar has regular BBqs and beach parties. But for others good local food, fine wine and stunning sunsets provide the perfect end to a lovely day.

•Can I use my mobile phone in Lagos? You should be able to, but check with your mobile phone company if you need European phone calls to be activated.

•Internet access at my hotel in Lagos? Many of the hotels in Lagos have internet connections. The following hotels should offer internet access, usually in public areas: Tivoli Lagos, Marina Club Apartments, Estrela da Luz, Marina Rio, Vila Mos, Marina Club (WLAN), Marazul, Aqua Meia Praia and Ancora. If internet access is important for your holiday, please double check with the hotel.

•Can I use my laptop in Lagos? Yes but you will probably need an adaptor and possibly a 3G card. Again, check with your hotel.

•How can I charge my ipod/mp3 player abroad? You can buy special ipod or mp3 chargers in the UK that come with a plug which you can then connect to a European plug adaptaor.

•Holidays to Lagos: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Lagos.

•Hotels in Algarve: We have excellent hotels in the Algarve, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.

•Cheap Flights to Lagos: We have cheap flights to Lagos. The flight takes just over 2 hours 30 minutes from UK airports.

•Car hire in Lagos: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Lagos so check us out when completing your holiday booking.

•Transfers to your hotel in Lagos: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in Lagos. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.

•Lagos Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.

Did you know? The vineyards around Lagos are considered the best in the Algarve.

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