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Praia da Luz, Luz

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
To see dolphins playing in the surf, head to Praia da Luz. Known locally as the Beach of Light, this sheltered stretch of fine sand features rugged volcanic cliffs to the east and a series of rock pools to the west. Nearby, you can stroll down a shady promenade offering a welcome break from the sun and easy access to the area's finest bars, restaurants, and shops. For something a little different, walk along the coast to other popular beaches, known for their rocky outcrops and secluded coves. Just a short drive from here, you can also visit Lagos, a small town noted for its medieval walls and richly decorated churches. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Luz holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Praia da Luz and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a great beach, beautiful setting, impressive cliffs towards the eastern end, there's also a good viewpoint there, go and check it out!  more »
  • My home, which is just a lovely place to live. Quiet in winter, busy in summer: even this one. Nice people and plenty of places to eat and drink.  more »
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