Algarve's Traveler Guide - Nature, Environment and Wonders of the Algarve: Parks, Viewpoints, beaches and heritage sites in the Algarve
Tourist Guide Lagos roadmap - Nature, Environment and Wonders of Lagos Parks, Viewpoints, beaches, heritage sites of Lagos
Praia da Batata beach
Praa da Batata beach (potatos beach) is located, East of Praia dos Estudantes (students beach), and West of the Ribeira de Bensafrim steam, Cais da Solaria, and Fortress Ponta da Bandeira, a few hundred meters from the historic center of Lagos. This beach is very crowded due to its proximity to the urban center and providing some natural sheltered spots, offering shade and protection to the prevailing winds. This beach is the setting for one of the most genuine expressions of the traditional neighborhood, the "Banho 29", popular festival which takes place on the evening of August 29. The beach have support and surveillance.