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Praia da Luz

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Address: Luz, Portugal
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Great choice for the family

When planning our vacation in Portugal, we decided that at least for 5-6 days we want to stay in Algarve. And then we had a luxurious problem of choice. Since we were travelling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tioma W
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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been to Luz twice. We stayed at Apartamentos Villa Luz. A wonderfull place. We enjoy the restaurants especially Chiccas. What is really sad about Luz is the amount of dog droppings. They are in the streets, at the beach , on the walk to the next village,at the rocks at the beach, everywhere . We saw one dogowner... More 

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Thank Linda H
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning our vacation in Portugal, we decided that at least for 5-6 days we want to stay in Algarve. And then we had a luxurious problem of choice. Since we were travelling with our 2 year old boy, we wanted the place to be less crowded and kids friendly. I think it was just matter of luck, we picked... More 

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Thank Tioma W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a nice prom and the beach is really lovely. Nice and clean with eateries on the prompt if you are feeling a bit hungry... Worth a visit....

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Southampton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting shops, bars and restaurants trail along this pretty sheltered bay and attractive promenade. So nice to sit and have a reasonably priced meal of traditional or standard cuisine and maybe a jug of sangria, watching the world go by. Spent a few minutes rifling through the goods for sale, buy a flattering top or unusual abalone bracelet. It was... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been visiting Praia da Luz twice a year, at least, for about 35 years and have seen it grow and flourish. Will never tire of the village. Superb beach, wonderful cafes and restaurants, and lovely people. The McCanns did it a huge disservice, but it has moved on well. The Western end of the Algarve from Lagos to Sabres... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

We went to Luz because we heard so much about it. When I evaluate a beach I look at it in its context. Luz is one house or condo cramped one on top of each other so the beach although nice on its own but within the context of its setting is quite frankly a waste of time. The whole... More 

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Angouleme, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We are spending a month in Praia da Luz to see if we could live here full time - we currently live in France. So far, after two weeks we think it's ideal for us but perhaps not in July & August !

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Canterbury, Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

I just love Luz. We visited 3 times last year for a total of 14 weeks and its appeal doesn't fade. Such a lovely chilled atmosphere about the place, coupled with a great beach, wonderful restaurants and lots of sun. We can't wait to return.

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Hallands län
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a great spacious beach in the heart of luz. There are a lot of restaurants around it and on the boardwalk. In the summer they have a bunch of different activities such as jet skiing etc. Can get very crowded though during the summer months.

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Liverpool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

Visited Praia da Luz in July/August whilst staying nearby between Luz and Lagos. Held fond memories for us as we first visited 13 years ago and were keen to see how it had changed. To be honest it hadn't much. The beach was still well maintained with lots of space, the sea was easy to access and the water sports... More 

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