History & Beaches of Lagos
Lagos has a long history stretching back to the times of the Portuguese "Age of Discovery" and "Henry The Navigator". Lagos's slave market was built in 1444 and was Europes first slave market. Today the slave market is used for arts and crafts exhibitions. If you really want to get to know about the history of Lagos, then Wikipedia has an excellent easy to read description.
Visit the fantastic selection of tourist friendly beaches surrounding the bay of Lagos.
Meia Praia - 3km of golden sands stretching from Lagos all the way to the bay of Alvor.
Praia da batata - At the end of the Avenida, a small beach set amongst the coves, and near to the Lagos sailing club.
Praia Dona Ana - Small beaches squeezed in between the coves. Praia do Camilo - On the southern most tip of the bay of Lagos, beneath the cliffs and lighthouse.
Porto de Mos - to the west between Lagos and Praia da Luz, a small bay with restaurant support.