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“Nice but quiet” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Praia la Luz

Praia la Luz
Luz, Portugal
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“Nice but quiet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Lovely clean, upmarket resort with a nice beach, but not the place to go unless you like it very quiet

Visited July 2014
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“Praia da Luz, Algarve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Proceeding westwards, after Lagos and Ponta da Piedade, you arrive at Praia da Luz. Another really lovely place, with the typical orange-colored rocks overlooking the ocean. Even here, a walkway to several tens of meters above the beach allows you to see a beautiful landscape, the rocks that fall into the sea and the very special nature of this area. Beautiful plants and an exceptional view. The beach is beautiful, sandy beach, surrounded by cliffs. On the right is a rock that forms a natural arch beneath which there is a small pool, which is also formed naturally by the rocks and the sea. A lot of people take photos in this fantastic place and within the natural caves that overlook the beach. In June, you can still find the beach is not very crowded.

Visited June 2014
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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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“Lovely little town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It looked like a typical Portuguese village and I was glad that there were no high rise buildings
The beach is gorgeous and there are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.

Visited July 2014
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“Quiet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Mainly cafe's, not many resturants, but if you want a chilled holiday, come here. Visit thr grottos if you can, well worth the money.

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Praia da Luz is a small tourist-centric seaside village with stunning ocean views, white sand and warm weather from May to October. The locals are friendly and very welcoming and always accommodate my lack of Portuguese. There is a strong British contingent that make up the majority of holiday makers with local bars and restaurants catering for their tastes in food and drink. This does not detract from the amazing local produce and cuisine that is still a very prominent and important part of the dining scene. Luz is a great location for couples and families alike and I recommend a trip if you like quiet and affordable beach holidays.

Visited June 2014
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