Destination guide

Charming Lagos will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Lagos. Well-liked for its beaches, sightseeing and cafés, this city is both romantic and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Lagos

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lagos a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lagos Living Science Center (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Palmares Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Espiche Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Golf Alamos (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Lagos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Lagos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lagos is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rocha Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luz Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Senhora da Rocha Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Batata Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lagos

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 39.3 mi (63.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Lagos Station.

Where to stay near Lagos?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,929 house rentals near Lagos. From 865 Villas to 508 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lagos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lagos?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lagos:

  • Porto de Mós: 384 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 663 vacation rentals
  • Meia Praia: 812 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 710 vacation rentals
  • Caliças: 380 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Lagos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Lagos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lagos Marina: 5,791 home rentals
  • First European Slave Market: 5,790 home rentals
  • Boavista Golf: 5,628 home rentals
  • Ponta da Piedade Lagos Lighthouse: 5,727 home rentals
  • Sao Goncalo de Lagos Statue: 5,822 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lagos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Lagos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 865 Villas in Lagos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lagos include:

  • Houses: 508 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,378 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 52 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lagos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,610 vacation homes with pool available in Lagos.

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