Panorama & Scenes From a Sheltered Beach @ Praia Dona Ana, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

in travel •  13 days ago

Some more inviting shots from my trip to Lagos, Portugal. This is a small beach that is away from the main beaches, on the edge of a kind of peninsula - South of Lagos Marina.

This was my first introduction to the Algarve region and I got pretty sun burned on my back to my ignorant English challenge to the sun! :)

This panorama shows a nice overview of the area:

lagos beach panorama

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An old boat tours around the coast from the marina, giving a nice atmosphere of timelines colliding:

lagos - boat

The beach was pretty busy but not as busy as the main tourist/beach areas nearby. Thankfully, you can usually just walk for a few minutes to a more secluded beach area if that's what you prefer:

lagos - praia dona ana

This is Lagos from above, Praia Dona Ana is circled. I think it's a spot that not many visit much, but there are some nice gems hidden away from the main areas if you look. :)

portugal map - lagos

More to come soon.

Wishing you well,

Ura Soul

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Wow... Beautiful
Sorry about the sunburn.. Next maybe you should use sunscreen to protect your skin
Beautiful ocean
Ocean of passion

@ura-soul trust me :) Dona Ana beach is one of the most popular beaches in Portugal, maybe the most with Falésia beach in Albufeira region, maybe because of this people try to avoid

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haha.. fair enough. It was a lot less busy when i was there than the others i visited.. but i am well aware that it's far from being secluded. i happened to be staying close to it and figured that mostly only people who were nearby would bother to visit since there are so many other, bigger beaches. i stand corrected! ;)

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Anyway is also one of the most beautiful beaches ;) and you've made a good choice

Adding to my bucket list!!

I would be on the look for the more...

Sorry about the burn, try to stay indoor when the sun is shining at it peak...

Each time you mention Lagos, I always think it is Lagos Nigeria you are referring to... Smile

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Oh yes, staying inside is a good idea - with air conditioning ideally! I am not used to the heat - it is a rare experience for me! It would have helped if I had used sun cream, but at that point I didn't. Thankfully, the pain stopped after a few days. :/

Nice beach enjoy Portugal

That's look like a must to visit, i think i will be there one having sunbath. aha!