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Praia la Luz

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Address: Luz, Portugal
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Excellent beach resort

Great place for a beach vacation with childern, nice natural beach, laidback atmosphere in the pre-season with warm summer temperature, yet without the summer crowds. Great hotels... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great place for a beach vacation with childern, nice natural beach, laidback atmosphere in the pre-season with warm summer temperature, yet without the summer crowds. Great hotels and restaurants, short distance to Lagos for a boat excursion along the rocky coastline or to watch the sunset by the lighthouse at the southwestern tip of mainland Europe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I loved this place. White and small houses, a real quite village, with restaurants and markets. The beach is stunning, the water is really clear. There's a promenade beside the beach, which takes to a cliff where the view is amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Praia da Luz is not a large resort but it has lots of restaurants and cafes to choose from. There's nothing nicer than sitting at one of the cafes on the beach front and looking out at the beautiful bay with the sun sparkling on the water. All the restaurants and cafes we used were great, the food and service... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We usually stay in Albufiera when we travel to Portugal, but decided on a change this year and stayed in Praia Da Luz. What a lovely place, much quieter than Albufiera, but that is not really a bad thing. Very flat along the promenade area, but it does get a bit steeper slightly inland. A superb beach, very large and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nothing to dislike, 1hr from the airport, easy transfer, quiet and relaxing not for the night owls. Lovely promenade for an evening stroll with lots of lovely cafe/restaurants.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A perfectly beautiful location. The beach is sandy and children friendly. The town has very good restaurants and three small supermarkets, a pharmacy and small shops. There are Roman remains by the promenade along the bay and many apartments and villas to stay in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great beaches all along the coast of the algarve, staying on Campsite turiscampo near espichie ( Lagos) very central to many amenities, fantastic water park at portimao !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Praia Da Luz has everything.Numerous restaurants,snack bars & cafes,a stunning beach,safe for swimming.Water sports facilities ,golf course,wonderful walks, a safe environment for children,supermarkets,banks,post office,gift shops & health food shop.Plus plenty of accomodation for visitors to chose from. On summer evenings there is live music in the streets (& in many of the bars),craft stands with local hand made items &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I can't find any beach resort in Europe which compares to the beauty of Luz. I have been coming here all my life and I still love it. The beach is stunning, people lovely and friendly, and a great relaxed atmosphere. Close enough to Lagos if you fancy a night out but far enough away that it maintains its quaint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Loved this place, everyone is so friendly and it is very picturesque. Not a lot of beach to walk, but great for an early morning stretch. Bus to Lagos is easy to get from the square, 1,30 euros for more sights. This town was perfect having a good number of stores, shops and restaurants. Cool, clear water with a promenade.... More 

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