Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Luz

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Luz. Revered 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-see attractions 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday around warm-weather activities, 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 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport options to and around Luz

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,454 holiday rentals near Luz. From 746 Villas to 452 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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 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 Luz:

  • Porto de Mós: 371 holiday homes
  • Areias Dos Moinhos: 385 holiday homes
  • Praia da Rocha: 789 holiday homes
  • Lagos Centre: 663 holiday homes
  • Alcalar: 50 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 Luz?

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

  • Luz Beach: 5,405 holiday rentals
  • Carvoeiro Beach: 9,227 holiday rentals
  • Porto de Mos Beach: 5,817 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Chapel: 3,905 holiday rentals
  • Carrapateira Land & Sea Museum: 3,336 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Luz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 746 Villas in Luz. Our other popular types of Luz holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 452 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,096 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 51 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Luz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,232 holiday homes with pool available in Luz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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