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Top City Hostel & Suites
2 out of 5
R. Mendonça Pessanha, Lagos, Faro
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The price is £63 per night

Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (10 reviews)

"Great location, pool, common areas, events, etc. The reception area has signup sheets for daily hostel events and a few sightseeing trips they operate. There is a pub crawl every night, but it doesn’t seem to get too crazy. Overall, between the fun staff, events, and welcoming common areas there’s ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Top City Hostel & Suites
Lagos City Center Guest House & Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua Lancarote de Freitas n. 58, Lagos
The price is £36 per night

Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Lagos Marina are also within ...

3.9/5Good! (65 reviews)
Spanish holiday

"This is a basic hostel that incorrectly advertises its Seperate units with bathroom. These were advertised with balcony, kitchen and dining , city views and parking and pool . We had no balcony and faced a backstreet that people looked in directly to the room. Parking was on the street, look for ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

Lagos City Center Guest House & Hostel
Hostel The White Butterfly
1 out of 5
Rua Candido dos Reis 73, Lagos, Lagos
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The price is £32 per night

Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Dom Sebastiao Statue and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Lagos Marina are also within ...

Hostel The White Butterfly
Suntrap Hostel
1 out of 5
Rua Marquês de Pombal, 10, Lagos
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Located in Lagos City Center, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Dom Sebastiao Statue and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Lagos Marina are also ...

3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Hostal very well placed.

"I did my reservation by internet, one time there, the clerk said to me that none reservation was made, finally I had a room shared with other 6 persons. They only accept CASH for all the services. Wifi works in most of the places in the hostal. Rooms: too many people by room: seven or more Bathrooms: ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2017

Suntrap Hostel
The 17 Hostel
2 out of 5
32 Rua Lançarote de Freitas, Lagos
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Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are also within ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Tranquilo e seguro

"Tommy é super solícito e está o tempo todo por perto dando dicas sobre o lugar. Achei o hostel bem seguro, precisei deixar todos os objetos de valor no armário do quarto para ir pra praia e não tive nenhum problema."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

The 17 Hostel
Racing Mackerel Hostel
2 out of 5
Travessa do Forno 13, Lagos
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Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Lagos Marina are also within ...

Racing Mackerel Hostel
HI Lagos - Pousada de Juventude
2 out of 5
R. Lançarote de Freitas 50, Lagos
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The price is £41 per night

Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Lagos Marina and Dona Ana Beach are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (13 reviews)
Reasonable with price paid

"As i was travelling in low season in dec, i had the whole 4-person room to myself. The staff is very friendly and gave many advices on attractions. The room and toilet is old but reasonably clean. However the window/door is not sound proof, so you'd hear people talking at 2am. The blanket was not ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

HI Lagos - Pousada de Juventude
Sol a Sol Hostel
2 out of 5
R. Lançarote de Freitas 22, Lagos, Faro
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The price is £59 per night

Located in Lagos City Center, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Santo Antonio Church and Batata Beach. Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (6 reviews)

"Great area of Lagos old town, helpful owner who provided good directions, nice roof top patio."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2019

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Carvi Beach Hotel
Carvi Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
Alameda Dr. Armando Soares Ribeiro, Praia Dona Ana, Apartado 33, Lagos
The price is £72 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"The hotel is really a few metres from Dona Ana Beach. The staff was excellent and kind, from the front desk to the maids. Junior suite was perfect and very clean. We were lucky to have the second floor suite with the double balcony. We will definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Carvi Beach Hotel
Cascade Wellness Resort
Cascade Wellness Resort
5 out of 5
Rua das Ilhas, Lagos, Algarve
The price is £212 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (540 reviews)

"Great location and facilities with friendly staff and attentive service"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Cascade Wellness Resort
Tivoli Lagos
Tivoli Lagos
4 out of 5
Rua Antonio Crisogono dos Santos, Lagos
The price is £114 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Well positioned in Lagos. Large room with good facilities and a nice view towards the pool."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Tivoli Lagos
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Lagos is a destination that ticks a lot of boxes. A walled old town that boasts more than 2,000 years of history, world class surfing, some of Europe’s best beaches and a unique climate - it’s all here. Plus, there’s an excellent choice of hostels offering affordable accommodation. Meaning you can enjoy everything Lagos has to offer, without putting a major dent in your bank balance.

Beaches and culture

Lagos offers an exceptional blend of traditional Portuguese culture with all the modern benefits of a beach break. Sitting in its location in the western Algarve, Portugal’s sunniest and most popular holiday destination, it’s blessed with a unique climate. Temperatures regularly reach the mid 30s during high summer with little chance of rain and the tourist season runs from June right through to the end of September.

The cooling waters of the Atlantic Ocean funnel into the Med, and with golden sandy beaches to relax on, this is a great place to recharge the batteries in some summer sun. The two and a half mile Meia Praia beach is the longest stretch of sand in the Western Algarve.

The walled old town is full of traditional Portuguese restaurants where you can enjoy some of the freshest seafood imaginable, and delicious wine, all for incredible prices. Walk along the riverside, explore the 16th century walls and cobbled lanes or sit in the charming squares.

Nightlife and activities in Lagos

There’s a distinct young vibe in Lagos, with great surfing conditions bringing people from all over the world. Pumping bars and clubs line several of the cobbled lanes and there are plenty of parties to enjoy throughout the summer.

During the day, take on challenging hiking trails or hit a choice of waterparks in the region. You can also learn to surf, with a number or surf schools both in the town and along the coast. You can also paddle your way around on a sea kayak or take a boat trip along the coast.

Where to stay in Lagos

Base yourself in the old town, within the old Moorish walls, and you’ll be in the heart of the action with great access to the nightlife, beaches and activities. The city has grown well outside the walls, with plenty of hostel accommodation to suit most budgets.

It’s also possible to stay slightly further out and in neighbouring towns along the coast, including Sagres, Silves and Luz.

Explore the weathered cliffs at the Ponta da Piedade where the Atlantic has worn away the stone to create stunning arches. Learn to surf along the coast and enjoy delicious Portuguese cuisine in the traditional ‘tascas’ that line the narrow alleys. It’s this combination of old and new, relaxation and activity, that make Lagos so popular. And with plenty of hostels in the town, at great prices, you can stay in the middle of the action.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Lagos?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. The beaches create an appealing natural setting, and you can enjoy attractions like the marina.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Lagos?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Top City Hostel & Suites - Located within a 10-minute walk of Batata Beach. Property features include free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a bar. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms. HI Lagos - Pousada de Juventude - Located within a 10-minute walk of Batata Beach. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms. Hostel The White Butterfly - Located within a 10-minute walk of Batata Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and TV in a common area. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. Sol a Sol Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Batata Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers. Lagos City Center Guest House & Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Batata Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks.
What's the seasonal weather like in Lagos?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 13°C. Average annual rainfall for Lagos is 673 mm.
What is there to see and do in Lagos?
Generally, Lagos is known for its beaches, marina and monuments. Major attractions include Lagos Marina, Meia Praia Beach and Rocha Beach. Get out into nature with places such as Batata Beach, Dona Ana Beach and Camilo Beach. Cultural attractions include Lagos Cultural Center, Lagos Living Science Center and Dr. Jose Formosinho Municipal Museum.
What's the best way to get around Lagos?
You can fly into the closest airport in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), 39.3 mi (63.2 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Portimao (PRM), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transport. If you’re eager to check out more of the area, head over to Lagos Station to take a train.

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