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Praia do Camilo, Lagos

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Beach · Nature / Park
The secluded, golden sand of Praia do Camilo, surrounded by Baroque-like cliffs and grottos, features a soft ocean floor as well as precipices with mysterious alleyways. Nestled at the bottom of a cliff, the small beach can be accessed either by descending more than 240 stairs or by boat. Spread your towel across the warm sand and catch some rays, and swim in the calm turquoise waters, sheltered from strong winds. At the top of the cliffs you'll see a restaurant, where you can try some freshly caught fish while taking in the wide open views of the ocean. Use our Lagos tour itinerary planner to add Praia do Camilo and other attractions to your Lagos vacation plans.
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  • Beautiful but overcrowded beach which isn’t possible to see from the top. Go there at tide which creates more space.  more »
  • Don't fool yourself thinking that this is just a crowded beach surrounded by rocks. Take your time to explore the surroundings. We had just a big inflatable, but it was enough to get a bit further...  more »
  • Nice typical small beach. You'll need to go early to take a spot or you can be left without. Another tip during our stay the level of the water went up as the day passed and we were forced to go back and back to the end of the beach by the afternoon we had to leave as there was no place and it was very very crowded
  • Beautiful beach! But small very small. You can swim to nearest beaches and even cross by foot when it's possible. You can do snorkeling! Lots of fishes! But there was too many people

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