Relaxed yet sophisticated
Lagos is a historic and beautiful city, located in the stunning western area of the Algarve. We like to think of Lagos as a mash up of the traditional Eastern Algarve, the touristic Central Algarve and the historic Western Algarve. It is a city that has everything.
Lagos boasts a rich seafaring heritage and a coastline of dramatic natural scenery to match, many consider Lagos as one of the Algarve’s finest destinations to own property, live and holiday in.
Lagos has not succumbed to mass tourism and the city still retains its distinctive character and charm. It offers picturesque beaches, buzzing nightlife, outstanding tourist facilities as well as cobbled streets, authentic restaurants and an atmosphere which is relaxed and welcoming. Lagos perfectly combines traditional Portuguese culture with beautiful beaches and modern tourist facilities.
There are ancient Moorish walls, a 17th century fort and extravagant Baroque churches to explore as well as the modern marina complex where you can while away the hours watching the boats go by. If you are looking for a relaxed yet sophisticated area to buy in then Lagos is the place for you. To the south of Lagos is the Ponta da Piedade headland, a series of weathered cliffs that are lined with spectacular grottos, arches, sea caves and are regarded as the finest natural feature of the Algarve.
In terms of property in Lagos you will find a mixture of apartments, townhouses and villas to choose from. There is a mixture of options in condominiums as well as stand alone properties.
Even on the western side of the Algarve golf still features highly. In and around Lagos there are a number of golf complexes which attract golfers throughout the year - Parque da Floresta and Boa Vista Golf and Spa are the two main ones. There are properties for sale in these resorts, they come with condominium fees but do have perks of discounted fees when playing on the courses.
Lagos attracts a myriad of buyers, you will find expats who have settled here permanently, rental owners who let their property out to summer holiday makers as well as golfers and second home owners where the vendors are here during the warmer winter months and offer longer term rentals for when they are back home. Lagos really does have something for everyone.