Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Luz

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Luz. Well-liked for its sporting events, restaurants and bars, this city is both relaxing and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Luz

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Luz has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Espiche Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Palmares Golf (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Luz

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, 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 Luz

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Luz is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Rocha Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Luz Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Burgau Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Porto de Mos Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Luz

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 42.6 mi (68.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Luz?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,381 house rentals near Luz. From 723 Villas to 440 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Luz for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Luz:

  • Praia da Rocha: 790 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Centre: 656 vacation rentals
  • Falfeira: 780 vacation rentals
  • Ameijeira: 684 vacation rentals
  • Porto de Mós: 368 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 Luz?

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

  • Luz Beach: 5,389 home rentals
  • Salema Beach: 4,264 home rentals
  • Algarve Casino: 8,682 home rentals
  • Carvoeiro Beach: 9,254 home rentals
  • Alvor Beach: 7,449 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Luz 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 Luz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 723 Villas in Luz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Luz include:

  • Houses: 440 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,065 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 51 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Luz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,176 vacation homes with pool available in Luz.

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