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Praia do Porto de Mós

Praia do Porto de Mós Praia do Porto de Mós© Lacobrigo / CC BY-SA 3.0

Praia de Porto de Mós is one of the longest beaches in the Lagos area, stretching for well over a kilometre; only Meia Praia on the other side of the town is bigger. This is yet another fine Algarve beach and provides a quieter alternative to Lagos' often busy beaches. Here you will find the same golden sandstone cliffs, fine sand and clear blue sea. There is even a choice of beachside cafes and restaurants along with all the facilities one would expect from a Blue Flag beach. However, at Praia de Porto de Mós you will also find plenty of space.

Whilst the beach is largely backed by cliffs the main access point sits in a dip with a good sized car park providing level access to the beach - a far cry from Praia da Dona Ana around the corner with its wooden steps to negotiate. With seasonal lifeguard cover (easter to end of summer) this is a great family beach.

Unlike the sheltered coves which are tucked away behind Ponta da Piedade, the beach at Porto de Mós faces into the full power of the Atlantic ocean. This often makes for good surfing but it can also feel a little breezy at times.

The beach of Praia de Porto de Mós is a little way from Lagos' town centre (around 4km) but there are regular buses running from town and taxis are fairly cheap.

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Praia do Porto de Mós tide times

  • Fri 14th December

    Low 12:03am (1.34m)
    High 06:34am (2.72m)
    Low 12:50pm (1.30m)
    High 07:13pm (2.50m)
  • Sat 15th December

    Low 01:02am (1.43m)
    High 07:33am (2.64m)
    Low 01:55pm (1.34m)
    High 08:18pm (2.48m)
  • Sun 16th December

    Low 02:14am (1.46m)
    High 08:40am (2.62m)
    Low 03:04pm (1.32m)
    High 09:25pm (2.54m)
  • Mon 17th December

    Low 03:27am (1.40m)
    High 09:46am (2.68m)
    Low 04:06pm (1.22m)
    High 10:26pm (2.68m)

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