We spent the last week of August in my favourite town: Lagos – on the western Algarve in Portugal. We didn’t get to go to all of Lagos’ seven beaches but we visited our favourite ones: Praia Dona Ana: Praia do Pinhao: Porto de Mos: Praia do Camilo: And we took a… Read More Portugal. The beautiful beaches of Lagos.
Within the last years we always stayed at Dona Ana Garden when we are in Lagos. It’s a small complex just a 3 minute walk from the famous Dona Ana beach and a 10 minute walk from the town center. Other beaches like Praia do Camilo and Praia do Pinhao are also just a short… Read More Lagos. Staying at Dona Ana Garden.
In about one month we’ll head to Portugal – it’s my favorite time of the year! Unfortunately we probably won’t make it to Carrapateira this time, but last year we stayed in Carrapateira for three nights. I keep coming back to Carrapateira since 17 years. And in all those years not much has changed: there… Read More Portugal. Carrapateira – my favorite village on the west coast.
Praia do Amado is one of the two beaches of the little village of Carrapateira on Portugals westcoast. We spent a beautiful and sunny day there when suddenly fog came all over the beach and made the most beautiful scenery and photo opportunity.
This year we spent the first 6 days of our annual Portugal trip in the beautiful town of Lagos in the western Algarve. As in the past years we stayed at Dona Ana Garden, a 2 minute walk to the famous Dona Ana beach and also only a short walk from the old town. They offer double… Read More Recap. 14 days in Portugal – September 2015
Ponta da Piedade is a cape and lighthouse in the west of Lagos, a short walk along the street Estrada da Ponta da Piedade from the famous beaches Praia do Camilo and Praia Don Ana. While the lighthouse may not be something to write home about, the rock formations nature has created over thousands of years definitely are.… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Ponta da Piedade and a walk along the cliffs.
I just returned from a week long trip to Lisbon and Lagos, Portugal. The afternoons we spent at Praia do Porto de Mos and the walks along the beach to the adjacent Praia do Canavial were definitely my favourite moments of this trip. Even though I have first visited those two beach over 20 years ago… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Sunset at Porto de Mòs and Praia do Canavial.
Whenever we’re in Lagos we’ll make it a priority to spend a day at Praia do Camilo. This small beach is located between the famous Praia Dona Ana and the lighthouse at Ponta da Piedade and offers everything you dream of when visiting the West Algarve: clear water, golden cliffs and spectacular rock formations. About… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Praia do Camilo.