Fodor's Expert Review Praia de Dona Ana

Lagos Beach Fodor's Choice

This beautiful beach has calm, turquoise waters that are perfect for snorkeling and cave-studded cliffs that can be visited on boat tours. You can reach Praia de Dona Ana by car or on an enjoyable 30-minute walk along a cliff top. This small beach can get packed, especially when the tide comes in and the sand disappears. Parking is difficult and the steep steps down to the sand can be trying, but it's worth the effort to visit what has been voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards. Best for: snorkeling.

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1 km (½ mile) south of Lagos city center
Lagos, Faro  8600, Portugal

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