Lagos, Western Algarve. Portugal
Lagos had been the capital of the Algarve for almost 200 years, the home of Henry the Navigator, Who pioneered the first naval school here at the South Westerly most point of Europe.
Still maintaining a strong tie to the past, this is truly an undiscovered gem. Recently made more appealing by the new motorway connecting it to all the major cities of Portugal and also making the travel time to the airport less than an hour, the city has flourished.
Also, boasting an impressive marina nestled on the Eastern side of the city, and surrounded by a stunning beach and the beautifully preserved Old Town. Here you can still see the old city walls running around the entire city, history has been a strong part of this area of the Algarve and you can’t help but marvel at it.
Investment has been well distributed in Lagos, with a huge redevelopment along the front line offering more facilities for visitors a much needed car parking facility and many new restaurants and bars.
Property here has always been popular with the many variances the town provides, beach, golf, marina and history one might say that Lagos has it all. Over the last few years prices have increased as popularity drives the property market.