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 … 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 … More Lagos. Staying at Dona Ana Garden.
At the end of the month we will fly to Faro for our annual Portugal trip. As soon as spring starts here I get major cravings for Portugal: the beaches, the food, the smell of the sea and grilled fish, the steep cobbled-stoned streets and cute houses, the views and the Atlantic Ocean. Our first … More Plans for Lisbon. September 2016.
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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … More Portugal. Lagos. Praia do Camilo.
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After spending a few days in my favourite town of all, I’ll be heading to Lisbon for 4 days! I can’t wait to spend some time wandering the neighborhods Bairro Alto, Chiado, Alfama and Baixa, eat huge amounts of Pasteis de Nata, have dinner at Ponto Final, maybe visit Cristo Rei again, spend a day … More Off to Portugal (and Berlin)!