Lagos, pronounced “Lagoosh”
is a part of the esteemed Portugal region of Algarve.
Lagos beaches are some of the finest in the area and many
travelers prefer staying along its coastline. Apart from
its vibrant lifestyle Lagos used to be an important fishing
village that flourished under Arab rule. It was the capital
of the Algarve from 1576 to 1756 and was badly damaged
by the earthquake in 1755 as were several other parts
of the area. It has long since recovered and is now blanketed
by an array of Lagos hotels.
Noteworthy downtown Lagos hotels include the Protea
Hotel Victoria Island. Extremely convenient to many facilities
in the Victoria Island hotel quarter, the Atlantic Ocean
and the waters of the Kuramo are nearby. This Lagos hotels
amenities include fine dining in beautiful surroundings
as well as peace and quiet from the surrounding animated
All rooms are spacious which is a nice change from many of the shoe box suites offered in Algarve hotels. Rooms are defined by an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, terrace, telephone and satellite TV. A fitness room, swimming pool, games room and restaurant characterize this 1950"s Lagos hotels interior. Rates start from 50 Euros in low season but check before booking.
Hotels in Lagos Portugal include the Tivoli which is a convenient 5-minute wall to the town center. There are three restaurants on the premises as well as shuttle service to the beach. Not all hotels in Lagos Portugal are beach side and some visitors don’t mind a short walk to the shore or handy shuttle service.
There are several ample public areas perfect for canoodling over an afternoon cocktail. Arcades, patios, and swimming pools are all integrated and create a nice flow to the hotel. There is live music in the lobby, and free transportation to and from the hotel to the exciting Duna Beach Club. Not all hotels in Lagos Portugal have spas but the Tivoli has an excellent one offering various treatments perfect for relaxing. Rates begin at 100 Euros and there are several packages available so check before booking.
Another Lagos hotel Portugal offers in the myriad of hotels is the Solar de Mos which is directly on the beach and just under a mile form the historic center. Affordable rates start at 85 Euros in high season but check before booking. Solar de Mos is a family operated hotel with personalized service and an inviting ambience.
15 attentively designed rooms each with a balcony allow a smaller group of people than some of the massive hotel complexes in Lagos. There is a fireplace and connecting lounge, dining area with bar, swimming pool and manicured gardens. The hotel is well known for its traditional Cataplana with meals such as garlic shrimp cooked in traditional style. Activities include Portugal fishing, diving, cycling and swimming.
When looking for accommodations Portugal offers it all. From small to massive, classic to modern and affordable to luxurious there is something for every astute guest. Once visitors secure accommodations Portugal becomes a vast playground offering every delight imaginable. Algarve is a region to be explored with care as around every corner there’s something new to see. Accommodations Portugal has in the Algarve are just one of the fantastic elements of the area and provide guests with a holiday that is sure to take them far way from everyday routines and worries.