Praia da Batata

Lagos town beach

Lagos Centre

Praia da Batata is Lagos’ main town beach. Just minutes from the town centre, its a great place to go for a dip. Surrounded by rocky cliffs, it sits in a beautiful sheltered cove. There are little to no waves, so its a great place for the kids. Although its a fairly small beach, there is a beach bar, kayak hire/tours to explore the grottos, toilets and change rooms. Beside the beach is the Lagos Fortress, which contains a museum.
Apart from the main section of beach, you can venture around the rocks to find another small cove, then through a hole in the cliff face to arrive at beautiful Praia de Estudantes.



Open always, however its not recommended to go there at night – especially not with valuables.


At the end of Avenida dos Descobrimentos, (the main road running along the canal), look for the fortress. Beside the fortress you enter to the beach. There is also a car park above the beach at the end of the Avenida. From there you can take steps down to the beach.


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Praia da Batata

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