Praia de Porto de Mós – General information
Praia de Porto de Mós is quite long and wide, giving it enough space for visitors to find a spot easily. It is the second biggest beach near Lagos, after Meia Praia. This also makes the beach nice for a walk along the sea. The beach is surrounded by two high cliffs on both sides. The water is clean and not too cold.
In summer the beach can get a bit crowded, like many of the other beaches in the Algarve. However, because the beach is 4 kilometres from Lagos, it is less crowded than other beaches nearby. Praia de Porto de Mós is mostly visited by locals and Portuguese families.
Standing on the cliffs surrounding Praia de Porto de Mós, you will have a good view over the beach. From these cliffs you can walk all the way to the lighthouse at Ponta da Piedade. This walk is recommended, since it offers you great views of the Lagos coast.
How to get there
When you are in Lagos, follow the Avenida dos Descobrimentos and turn left at the roundabout near the fire station. From then on, just continue straight and follow the signs. The beach is about 30 minutes walking distance from the center of Lagos. Praia de Porto de Mós can also be reached by bus. Take line number 2 from Lagos, which goes every hour and follows the beach route.
Praia de Porto de Mós – Facilities
There are good facilities around the beach. Water sport enthusiasts can have a lot of fun, since there is a good variety of water sports that can be experienced here. This beach is also good for surfing. Praia de Porto de Mós is also accessible by wheelchair.
Facilities in Praia de Porto de Mós:
• Restaurant: yes
• Bar/club: no
• Toilet: yes
• Shower: yes
• Water sports: yes
• Sunbeds: yes
• Parking: yes
• Lifeguards: yes
• Blue flag beach: yes