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Praia da Luz

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Address: Luz, Portugal
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We are spending a month in Praia da Luz to see if we could live here full time - we currently live in France. So far, after two weeks we think it's ideal for us but perhaps not in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
William Keith G
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Angouleme, France
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Toronto
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Luz because we heard so much about it. When I evaluate a beach I look at it in its context. Luz is one house or condo cramped one on top of each other so the beach although nice on its own but within the context of its setting is quite frankly a waste of time. The whole... More 

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Angouleme, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are spending a month in Praia da Luz to see if we could live here full time - we currently live in France. So far, after two weeks we think it's ideal for us but perhaps not in July & August !

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Canterbury, Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love Luz. We visited 3 times last year for a total of 14 weeks and its appeal doesn't fade. Such a lovely chilled atmosphere about the place, coupled with a great beach, wonderful restaurants and lots of sun. We can't wait to return.

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Hallands län
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spacious beach in the heart of luz. There are a lot of restaurants around it and on the boardwalk. In the summer they have a bunch of different activities such as jet skiing etc. Can get very crowded though during the summer months.

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Liverpool
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Praia da Luz in July/August whilst staying nearby between Luz and Lagos. Held fond memories for us as we first visited 13 years ago and were keen to see how it had changed. To be honest it hadn't much. The beach was still well maintained with lots of space, the sea was easy to access and the water sports... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location but very quiet in January. Few eating places open , bars do not serve food, couple open near church .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place, beautiful sea and beach. Used to go a lot when I was younger with my family. Haven't taken my little one yet but hope to someday.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We spent a week here in the resort appartement. The town is nice, quiet and small. Easy to walk from one end to the other end. There are 3 supermarkets which are a bit expensive, but fine for bread etc. For more stuff you can take the care to Lagos. The beach and boulevard is really nice for a swim... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, calm beach, stunning sunset - definitely if you can book accommodation with a view, the moon reflecting on the sea at nighttime is truly special. There was a lovely night market both times I went which was at the start of August & then at the start of September - maybe some correlation with the start of each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A real gem. Lovely beach, cafes and restaurants. Ideal for day trippers and those that may like to stay longer. Excellent facilities with supermarkets that provide all the essentials. A quiet place that may not appeal to the younger generation but close to the night life of nearby Lagos.

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