Praia da Luz Portugal


Luz Church

The church of Nossa Senhora da Luz (Our Lady of the Light) from which the village takes its name. The original church was badly damaged in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. Painted in yellow and white, the church is located in the center of town, its renovation and restoration was funded[…]

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Rocha Negra

Rocha Negra (Black Rock) is a cliff on the east-side of the village, created from volcanic action millions of years ago that created that black granite that kinda carves trough the more common Algarvian sandstone cliffs. Its for sure one of the most famous sights from the Algarve and from[…]

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Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz’s major highlight of course is it’s wonderful beach. The gentle sloping sand and its shallow waters are ideal for children, and it is safe with lifeguards on duty throughout the summer months ( Blue Flag Standard since 2005 ). Be careful though as those warm sea breezes[…]

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