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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Praia da Luz, the Algarve your home away from home

Praia da Luz is located on Portugal’s beautiful Algarve coastline, and is not to be confused with the Costa de la Luz in Spain. The low rise development has meant that views over the coast are not obstructed, and hours can be spent watching the sea from a rental property in Praia da Luz.

Places to holiday in Praia da Luz

The traditional fishing village of Luz also has a large beach, but is also steeped in history. The remains of the Roman villa of Luz provides a fascinating insight into Roman life, and the Nossa Senhora fort allows you to eat fantastic traditional food in the restaurant whilst contemplating the rough history of the Algarve and of Portugal.

Lagos is just 10 minutes west of Praia da Luz, and is easily accessible from Praia da Luz properties. It is a large historic town with a plethora of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as an exclusive marina offering cruises and excursions.

Things to do in Praia da Luz

The beach of Praia da Luz is a gently sloping soft sandy beach stretching away from the famous black volcanic rock of Rocha Negra, and backed by staggering multi-coloured cliffs of pink, green and orange sandstone. It is a blue flag beach with full time lifeguards and all the water sports imaginable on offer. If the Atlantic swells are hitting the beach, there is a chance to grab your surfboard for an exhilarating afternoon!

Golfing holidays to Praia da Luz are increasingly popular as there are 4 golf courses within a short distance of the beach and Praia da Luz properties.

Praia da Luz is oriented towards family holidays, and the water park, dolphinarium, cinema and riding stables mean that there is plenty to entertain children and grown ups alike! The scuba diving, windsurfing and sailing facilities are exceptional, and there is plenty of instruction to be had for those who are not entirely confident!

Weather in Praia da Luz

Summer temperatures reach a blistering 40°C, so Praia da Luz holiday villas often have pools to cool down in. However, winter temperatures rarely dip below 10°C, so taking a rental property in Praia da Luz proves a good choice year round, as the facilities stay open.

Flights to Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz is within an hours drive from Faro Airport (FAO), and there is a magnitude of providers offering cheap flights from most UK airports. For cheap flights to Praia da Luz, it is worth shopping around.

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                                                                                                      Awesome apartment let down by pool area

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a great location in the western Algarve, within easy drives of Lagos, Martinhal and the west coast beaches. A nice and quiet suburb but a comfortable 25 minute walk into Luz centre. Very nice apartment with decent sized rooms especially the living and dining area. Everything you need you'll find in the modern fitted kitchen. Bathroom has 2 good showers. There are two fantastic LARGE balconies one with a sea view, one with a countryside view. In daylight hours you can choose sun or shade between the 2 balconies which is a wonderful bonus! The only let down in an otherwise fabulous apartment is that there is only an A/C unit in the living room area so sleeping in the bedroom is impossible in high temperatures. We had to move to the living room to sleep a few times during our stay. The pool is a nice extra to have and often you can have it to yourself, but is in real need of refurbishment. There were broken tiles, uncomfortable, unwashed sun loungers and bare bulbs hanging out of the walls around the pool. There was also no electricity in the toilets at the pool so you either go in the dark or leave the door half open which was a bit disappointing. If these things were rectified this would be a 5 out of 5 review no question and we did still have a great holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous! Fabulous! Fabulous!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      To find somewhere that gives you everything you need from a holiday is hard to find. To say that Casa Romantica gives it to you again and again is no understatement! From the peaceful tranquility of the house and gardens, to the amazing pool, or the terrace and bar-b-q area to sit and eat with family or the welcoming shade from the willow tree to lay underneath and read your book. This place really has it all. The house is fully stocked, with everything you need to make sure your holiday is a stress free one. It really is truly magical. Thank you Casa Romantica for the best holiday I have had in years. We'll definitely be back next year!!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017