Located at the western end of the south coast, on the Algarve, Praia de Luz sits alongside a wonderful curve of sandy beach, backed by a lovely seafront promenade. Praia De Luz is a popular holiday destination for couples and families who are attracted to the relaxed atmosphere, superb beaches, great activities and the Praia De Luz temperature, which can hit the thirties during the summer months.
Delicious fresh fish dishes and local cuisine are the specialities in the restaurants and cafes, as well as a good choice of international meals, including Italian, Chinese, Indian and English to suit all tastes. A handful of mini markets and shops sell the usual holiday essentials and good cheap holiday souvenirs, whilst the monthly market is worth a visit.
Nightlife in Praia De Luz is for relaxing in the friendly bars and checking out the few discos, though Praia De Luz is not classed as a lively resort. There is a regular bus service to nearby resorts but if you are looking for car hire, Praia De Luz is a great base from where to explore the Algarve, so check out our fantastic deals, all including a map of Praia De Luz to help your car hire run smoothly.
Praia De Luz is approximately 75 minutes from Faro Airport - 95km (59 miles).
Ideal for Couples
Praia De Luz is ideal for couples who are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the lively resorts for a relaxing holiday.
Great for Families
You will find plenty of activities in Praia De Luz to keep the kids occupied, not forgetting the wonderful beach, for hours of fun.
Evenings in Praia De Luz are meant for strolling along the promenade and sampling the friendly bars.
Try some of the freshly caught fish dishes and exquisite local cuisine, you won`t be disappointed, but the range of international meals is fantastic also.
The beautiful sandy beach gently shelves into the shallow sea, with rock pools at one end for the kids to explore.
Blue Flag Beaches
Due to it`s cleanliness and clean waters Praia De Luz beach has been awarded the Blue Flag.
Golf, horse riding, tennis, cliff top walks and trips to the fantastic water parks and dolphinarium are some of the activities to keep you busy whilst on holiday in Praia De Luz.
Great Water Sports
The more energetic holiday makers in Praia De Luz can try their hand at sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving and snorkelling.
Great Day Trips
The historical town of Lagos is just 3 miles from Praia De Luz and a wonderful day out, as is Silves with it`s castle and the Barao de Sao Joao National Park.