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“Boat trips to grotto” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Praia la Luz

Praia la Luz
Luz, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Luz
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“Boat trips to grotto”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Beautiful beach with a handful of bars and restaurants. This is our third visit here due to our lovely friends letting us stay in their holiday villa. Boat trips from the beach take you to the grotto and the trip is a must, for €20 they take you on a guided tour of the grotto which is a magical experience. The skipper was friendly and made the trip very special.

Visited October 2012
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“Lovely beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Excellent beach, and plenty of shops, bars, resterants and ice cream. Also: pretty scenery and good swimming as well!

Visited September 2012
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“Lovely promenade”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Fabulous beach, plenty of restaurants, mostly all good. Very good supermarkets. You can stay here without needing a car. Good range of accommodation too.

Visited May 2012
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Shipley, United Kingdom
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“Great Place to Relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We have been visiting Luz for over 20 years and love the peace and tranquility the resort offers. It has stunning beaches which are exceptionally clean and safe. The resort also offers a large variety of restaurants offering every sort of cuisine that might tempt your taste buds. There are lots of walks along the Atlantic which offer stunning views of the coast. We enjoyed temperature of 28*-30*.

We also spent some time in Burgua and enjoy the beach and facilities available, it is still quaint though much building and has happened in the last 10 years.

Would recommend this part of the Algarve for a holiday

In the few years the Motorway has opened up from Faro through to Lagos and beyond so the journey from the airport now only takes 1 hour and this year tolls apply, no idea how we pay ...confusion seems to reign and we wait to see if the authorities will send us a bill for 16 Euro's!! as a consequence of this the motorway is deserted. The local traffic has reverted to the N125.

Visited September 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Calm sea, v.touristy though”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The beach itself is beautiful - the sea is a wonderful colour and there's not a wave in sight. Perfect for a family day out. The area itself is very popular with ex-pats so if you're looking for something more traditionally Portuguese this isn't the town for you.

Visited September 2012
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