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Lagos Gay Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Lagos for Gay travellers


Gay Travel in Lagos, Portugal

The popular historic town of Lagos, found at the western part of Algarve region, is steadily growing into one of the top favourite destinations for gay travellers who are in search of beach holidays in Portugal!

Generally, Algarve might not be a top destination when it comes to gay life. Few are the exclusively gay bars that exist, especially in Lagos. However, this fact does not seem to bother gay travellers at all since Lagos has many other things to offer other than gay life. 

Lagos is filled with rich historic and cultural heritage sites, amazing natural landscapes and gorgeous sun-drenched beaches. There are some slightly deserted beaches that may offer you some intimate time with your partner or a new interesting acquaintance of yours. Romantic moments can be created on secluded shores like Praia Do Canavial and the Porto de Mos beach.

In Lagos you will find only one exclusively gay bar, The Luisol Bara fancy stylish venue where the best cocktails are made. Gay nightlife can also be found in Albufeira and Portimao since they are the centers of Algarve. However, the nightlife of Lagos is utterly gay-friendly so you are not obligated to travel far. 

The locals in Lagos may not be the most accepting fellows in Portugal, but they will not budge an eye if you keep your sexual desires for yourself as they do. 

So if you are excited about visiting Lagos in Portugal then you should check out our amazing Hotel Collections and choose the right accommodation for you.

The Best Hotels for Gay Travellers in Lagos, Portugal

All over Portugal you will find amazing gay-friendly hotels located close to amazing beaches or gay hotspots! See below the best hotels for gay beach holidays in Lagos Portugal!

The Best Gay Bars in Lagos

Find below the best gay bars and gay-friendly hotspots in Lagos and nearby, and have fun with locals and tourists alike.

Gay Tips

Lagos is a gay-friendly destination and the LGBT acceptance is quite high in the town. The locals are very friendly and welcome, however, the local gay community is very small and inactive.

The gay scene of Lagos is completely unorganised and there aren't any exclusively gay venues in the town. However, the atmosphere of Lagos is very gay-friendly, and the majority of the local businesses have a very friendly attitude. Some popular gay-friendly bars in Lagos are MJ's Bar, The Star, Lendas Bar, Roskos, and The Tavern.

The beaches of Lagos are gay-friendly and they are frequented by both gay and straight people. Meia Praia is the most popular beach in Lagos, followed by Praia da Batata, Praia da Dona Ana, Camilo beach, Porto de Mos beach, and Ponta da Piedade.

Lagos is located only 1 hour by car from Albufeira, which is the home of a couple of gay venuesAlgarve region is generally a gay-friendly area, and staying in Lagos you will have the opportunity to explore all of it.

Travel Info

How to get there

  • By car
  • By bus
  • By train
  • By ferry

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  • Buses
  • Taxi

Ideal for

  • Beach holidays
  • Local gastronomy
  • Relaxation in nature
  • Road trip
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkelling & scuba diving

Destination Type

  • City

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 What can I find in this Gay Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated gay travel guide, to help you easily plan your next gay holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top gay bars, gay events, and other gay hots-pots, as well as gay-friendly Hotels to stay!

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