Praia da Luz (or: Luz) is a town in the West Algarve Region, a civil parish about 6km West of Lagos. It has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and has a significant permanent community of expats, retired or emigrated.
Praia da Luz’s beach stretches along the town and has a strip with lovely restaurants and cafes. The beach in Praia da Luz is perfect for kids as the water is usually calm. There is a path to walk along the cliffs, all the way to Lagos’ Porto do Mos, and in the other direction to Burgau and Salema.