Ponta da Piedade, Lagos

4.8
#1 of 134 in Parks in Faro District
Tall, pointy rock formations appear out of the turquoise waters at Ponta da Piedade, and collections of arches and grottos connect the secluded beaches with one another. Visit the golden sand beaches nestled at the base to see these geological rarities--they're up to 20 m (60 ft) tall--or explore the tunnels and mazes of the area via a small fishing vessel. Seek out an organized boat tour, walk along the shore, or simply hike on your own along a nature trail that leads to the top of the rock formations via more than 180 stairs. More adventurous visitors can rent kayaks here. Put Ponta da Piedade on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lagos driving holiday planning site.
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  • Miles of trails all in excellent condition in an area close to Lagos and with scenery to die for. The extensive boardwalks are perfect for elderly or handicapped users. And there is a small retarant.....  more »
  • If passing through the area and certainly if staying in Lagos, Ponta da Piedade is a must-stop if your tastes gravitate to the outdoors and national parks. A winding path takes you along the ridges.....  more »
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  • Short walk down many steps to a very spectacular view. The colour of the sea is amazing against the aged rock formations. With the arches worn into the rock it is truly worth the wonder down.
  • Very beautiful place, especially during a nice sunset. If you are not afraid of heights and are a little cautious you can walk along the edge of the cliff and discover the stunning holes, natural bridges and drop-offs in the rock.

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