Destination guide

Charming Lagos will entice you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Lagos. Revered for its beaches, sightseeing and cafes, this city is both romantic and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lagos a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Lagos

The nearest airport is in Portimao (PRM), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling by train, you can make your way to Lagos Station.

Where to stay near Lagos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,038 holiday rentals near Lagos. From 929 Villas to 521 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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 are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lagos:

  • Porto de Mós: 372 holiday homes
  • Meia Praia: 819 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 660 holiday homes
  • Funchal: 503 holiday homes
  • Falfeira: 790 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lagos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lagos. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Porto de Mos Beach: 5,876 holiday rentals
  • First European Slave Market: 6,016 holiday rentals
  • Praia Dona Ana: 6,032 holiday rentals
  • Discoveries Wax Museum: 6,010 holiday rentals
  • Dom Sebastiao Statue: 6,002 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Lagos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 929 Villas in Lagos. Our other popular types of Lagos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 521 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,421 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 52 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lagos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,641 holiday homes with pool available in Lagos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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