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Praia da Luz

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Address: Luz, Portugal
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Perfect little village

Had a great time with our family here. Stayed at the top of the hill. Easily walked to the village centre for the beach and in the evenings. Even with push chairs! A good... read more

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Cardiff
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time with our family here. Stayed at the top of the hill. Easily walked to the village centre for the beach and in the evenings. Even with push chairs! A good variety of bars and restaurants in the centre. Lovely beach. Nice and clean. Good amount of shade and things to do. Little park, water sports, the... More 

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Scotland
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113 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The journey time to Luz, other than by toll road, cab be frustrating but it is well worth a little patience. Superb beach, wonderful sand, very clean. The streets are easy walking and well kept by a lady who works from very early morning. Unusually for Portugal, graffiti is not an issue and the town is all the more pleasant... More 

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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was surprised by the beauty of Luz. They high rise buildings are not yet out of control like other parts of the Algarve. The cobble stone Oceanside promenade makes a great place to wander, people watch or grab a bite or a drink.

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1 Thank Randy H
South West England, United Kingdom
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1,013 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Praia da Luz or Luz as it is known is a smallish town 10 minutes drive from Lagos. Luz has a very nice beach, as expected it has numerous restaurants serving a large expatriate population who are mainly English and German. The town is quiet and most places are shut by 11pm with a couple of noticeable exceptions. Luz is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great eating places , great beach, great weather, what is there to dislike about Luz. Oh I remember! Having to pack my suitcase and come home. Sniff.!

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1 Thank Steve B
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a lovely place to stroll and take in the views with lovely cliffs, lots of small restaurants to choose from, small local stalls to buy local bits and bobs.

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1 Thank doff80
Serre-Chevalier, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Praia de Luz. I think the British press need to leave this lovely small village alone. It has suffered and it does not deserve it. Everyone is super friendly and we had a fabulous time and will come back.

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2 Thank SCrealreviews
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chilled nice village. Full of old middle class British people :/ Beautiful beach, nice beach front. Good restaurants

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1 Thank Frederick F
Crewe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet, early in season. The whole area is in need of some TLC, but the people are friendly and helpful.Long clean beach with loungers to hire if needed life guards on duty daily. Wonderful scenery

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last November we stayed @ the Luz Bay Hotel, a short plesant walk from the beech. We are returning again to this great Hotel, with nice careing staff & leave on June 30th for 2 weeks. The resort is very compact with plenty of nice Resauraunts & Bars, I think you can get the message, Try this Hotel & the... More 

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