Local Interests

Below are a list of links to and details for local businesses of interest. Read on to find out more about each business/activity.

Golf Courses:

Onyria Palmares: 10 minutes
Boavista: 15 minutes
Penina, Vale do lobo, Alto & Alamos: 20-25 minutes


Slide & Splash: 20 minutes
Aqualand, Alcantarilha: 25 minutes
Zoo Lagos: 25 minutes
Zoo Marine, Quia: 25 minutes

Mountain biking in Lagos:

Whether you prefer an easy ride along scenic routes independently or joining a more challenging gilded mountains biking ride, there are many trails in the Algarve you follow.


Break Point Tennis Club: 10 minutes

Lagos Marina:

Distance: 5 minutes

A delightful site with varieties of cafe, bars and restaurants where you can watch sailing boats coming in and out of the Marina. Booking offices for Sailing (Bom Dia), dolphin watch, kayaking, Grotto tour at situated on the ground floor of the marina. Many people prefer to leave their cars at car parks behind the marina, walk across the pedestrian bridge and take a pleasant stroll along the river to Lagos centre.

Lagos centre:

Historic Interest:

Municipal Museum
Santo Antonia Church
St Maria Church
Governor’s castle
Ponta da Bandeira Fort
Slave Market
Sao Sabastiao Church
Ancient Town Wall

There are varieties of restaurants, cafes, bars and night clubs to suit any budgets and taste buds. Many shops open till late.

Pharmacy in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal:

Farmacia Silva
Rue 25 de Abril 9, Lagos +351 282 762 859
Farmacia Ribeiro Lopes
Rua Garrett, Lagos + 351 282 762 830
There is also a Pharmacy inside Intermarche Supermarket Rue da Pedra, Lagos + 351 282 780 760

Supermarkets: 5-10 minutes from Casa Beachcomber:

Pingo doce
Aldi Supermarket

Sport Centres:

Lagos Municipal Leisure Centre: Opposite McDonald’s, 5 minutes from  Casa Beachcomber


A number of beautiful white sandy beaches in and around Lagos. Whether you prefer a quiet time sun bathing, surfing, water skiing or parasailing, these beaches are never over crowded. There are beach bars and restaurants dotted along beach fronts, many open till late.

Meia Praia – 5 minutes
Porto Do Mos – 15 minutes
Praia Dona Ana -15 minutes
Praia do Camilo – 15 minutes


Exo-transfers provides Low cost Private transfer to all Destinations in Algarve


The Fat Pig Hog Roast

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