Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Luz

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Luz. Well-liked for its sporting events, restaurants and bars, this city is both relaxing and walkable. Meia Praia Beach and Rocha Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Luz

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Luz has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Espiche Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Lagos Living Science Center (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lagos Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Palmares Golf (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • International Kart Circuit (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Algarve International Autodrome Raceway (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Luz

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Luz

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Luz is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meia Praia Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Rocha Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Luz Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Dona Ana Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Burgau Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Porto de Mos Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Luz

Fly into Portimao (PRM), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), which is 42.6 mi (68.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Luz?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,286 vacation rentals near Luz. From 679 Villas to 452 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Luz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Luz?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Luz:

  • Espiche: 78 vacation rentals
  • Almadena: 40 vacation rentals
  • Praia da Rocha: 762 vacation rentals
  • Porto de Mós: 377 vacation rentals
  • Salema: 91 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Luz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Luz. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Algarve Casino: 8,187 vacation rentals
  • Lagos Marina: 5,725 vacation rentals
  • Monchique Thermal Springs: 5,929 vacation rentals
  • Camilo Beach: 5,743 vacation rentals
  • Gramacho Pestana Golf: 8,637 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Luz listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Luz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 679 Villas in Luz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Luz include:

  • Houses: 452 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,969 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 52 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Luz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,161 vacation rentals with pool available in Luz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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