Vacation rentals in Luz

Vacation rentals in Luz

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Highlights Luz

  • Beach vacation
  • History
  • Cruises
  • Surfing

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Vacation Rental for 7 Guests in Luz, Costa Vicentina
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Luz, Costa Vicentina
Vacation Rental • 1615 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
Ocean-view villa in the secluded Cama da Vaca area between the seaside towns of Praia da Luz and Burgau.This nice and quaint villa set in a tranquil coastal area sleeps 7 people, being an ideal family holiday home.It has a nice and spacious lawned garden, patio with swimming pool, BBQ and covered meal area, all with panoramic views towards the ocean.Inside it is very cool, comprising living room, dining area, kitchen, hallway, service WC with standing shower and 2 guest bedrooms on the ground-floor (one with 2 singles beds, and one children's room with 1 small single bed and bunk-beds). On ...
from $116 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Luz, Algarve
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Luz, Algarve
Vacation Rental • 570 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(5 reviews)
"Praia da Luz Sea view", 2-room apartment 53 m2. Very comfortable and cosy furnishings: living/dining room with 1 double sofabed (140 cm, length 200 cm), dining table, TV and international TV channels (flat screen), air conditioning and forced-air heating. Exit to the terrace. 1 room with 1 french bed (160 cm, length 200 cm), air conditioning and forced-air heating. Open kitchen (dishwasher, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, microwave, freezer). Bath/WC. Terrace furniture. Very beautiful view of the sea. Facilities: washing machine, iron, hair dryer. Internet (WiFi). Please note: suitable for ...
from $72 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Luz, Algarve
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Luz, Algarve
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(3 reviews)
Seaview H is a popular 2-bedroom apartment close to the centre of Praia da Luz.This first-floor apartment has 2-bedrooms and 1 bathroom has panoramic sea views from the south-facing balcony and master bedroom.It has air conditioning that also provides heat in the winter and is professionally cleaned.The apartment has an open-plan living/dining area accessing the south-facing terrace with views across the gardens to the coast. The kitchen is fully fitted including dishwasher, microwave, toaster, and coffee machine and there is parking outside the apartment.The master bedroom, with double bed...
from $84 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Luz

$208for 25 May - 1 Jun
$236 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Luz

22%for 25 May - 1 Jun
40% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Luz

A sunny vacation oasis

Luz is a small resort town on the Algarve Coast of Portugal. The golden sandy beaches and laid-back lifestyle of this small town make it a dream getaway destination for any type of traveler. Luz is the perfect place to visit with your family or friends, or to enjoy a romantic vacation with your better half. Don’t let the relaxed vibe of Luz fool you, there’s plenty to do and see here. Visit the castle and church to discover the lovely architecture of the area. Try authentic Portuguese dishes whenever you’re feeling hungry. Try a surfing class to dance among the waves or go rock climbing on the majestic cliffs nearby. The memories of the friendly atmosphere of Luz and your new experiences will keep you warm during the winter.

Finding your Luz vacation rental

There are countless options to choose from when it comes to the wonderful vacation rentals available in Luz. Rentals here typically boast white exteriors and arched features, with minimalist-style decor and plenty of natural lighting. Treat yourself to a vacation rental with customized features and luxury add-ons, such as a hot tub or a pool. Opt for a rental with a private balcony where you can enjoy stunning views of the sea. All rentals in Luz boast modern amenities such as high-speed Wi-Fi, washing machines, and air-conditioning to ensure your comfort throughout your stay. With so many options to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a vacation rental to make you feel right at home in Luz.

Vacations in Luz

The area and getting around

Arriving in Luz

If you’ll be flying into Luz, the closest airport is Faro Airport. The distance between Faro Airport and Luz is around 57 miles and there are several methods you can use to get to Luz. The most straightforward way is to take a taxi or arrange a private transfer. The journey takes about an hour this way. If you take a public bus, you’ll get to Lagos from Faro Airport and will then need to take another bus to get to Luz. It takes about three hours to get to Luz by bus. You can also take the train to reach Luz. This way, the journey takes about four and a half hours. Hiring a private car is the easiest, fastest, and most straightforward option.

Getting around Luz

Luz is a small, pedestrian-friendly town that is best discovered on foot. The center of the town has everything you need within walking distance, from restaurants to pharmacies. Though some of the attractions are on hilltops, they are still reachable by a short walk. If the weather is too hot for uphill walking, you can easily get around using taxis. Another way to get around in Luz is by arranging private transfers. There are companies that will swiftly take you to your desired destinations. These services are also available for visiting nearby towns and attractions during your stay.

Travelers and activities

Luz for outdoor enthusiasts

There are many excellent options for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy in Luz. Take a rock climbing lesson with a professional guide to discover the cliff areas around Lux. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro rock climber, there are routes for all levels to climb. Another great way to spend a day outdoors is to go on a dolphin-spotting trip. The knowledgeable captains will take you around to the best spots where you can observe the playful dolphins. The chances you’ll see dolphins up close are high in this part of Portugal!

Luz for couples

Luz is the perfect destination for a romantic vacation. If you’re visiting Luz with your other half, opt for a half-day cruise in a catamaran. During the trip, you can jump off the boat to snorkel around and enjoy a delicious meal and drinks on board. While in the center of Luz, stop by Ollie’s Wine Bar for a romantic date night. The friendly staff will help you enjoy an unforgettable experience filled with fine wines and excellent cuisine.

Before tourism took off in the 1980s, Luz was a fishing village.

Top 5 travel tips in Luz

1. Go to the beach

Luz Beach, Praia da Luz, is a paradise-like stretch of land with golden sands and crystal clear water. The beach is perfect for leisurely walks as well as cooling off in the sea. The water is much calmer here than the nearby beaches, making it a perfect place to relax and cool off.

2. Have seafood at Aquario

You can’t leave Luz without having some authentic, delicious Portuguese meals, and Aquario offers this in an atmospheric setting. Their extensive menu and wine pairings will make for a culinary experience you won’t ever forget. Try the Portuguese steak or the monkfish to truly enjoy a Portuguese dining experience.

3. Visit Luz Castle

Luz Castle, Castelo da Senhora da Luz, is an historic building from the 17th century. It was originally built to protect the area mainly from pirate attacks. The indoor areas are open to the public only on special occasions, but you can still enjoy the beauty of the castle while sitting in the restaurant or the bar on the grounds.

4. Visit the Church of the Luz

The Church of Luz, Igreja Matriz da Nossa Senhora da Luz, is a beautiful yellow and white church built in the 19th century. The original church was destroyed by an earthquake in 1755 and was rebuilt by local donations. Though it’s a Roman Catholic Church, it also holds Church of England services in English on Sundays.

5. Take a stroll on the promenade

The promenade in Luz is one of the best places to enjoy a peaceful stroll with its stunning views. The path is paved with fabulous mosaics and lined with palm trees. There are many cafés and bars here where you can take a break and gaze out at the sea.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Luz

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Luz cost?

Luz is one of the most expensive cities in Portugal. For a stay here you pay around $197 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Luz?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Luz are March ($161 the average per night for accommodation), November ($164), and February ($171).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Luz go up the most?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Luz was August, with an average price of $271 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of $259, and then September, with $222.

Is Luz a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Luz on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your travels well in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 58% of rentals booked the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

April, May and March are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 65%, 60%, and 48%.

When are fewer rentals available in Luz?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Luz are, in order, August (with 10% of available rentals), July (30%), and September (36%).

Are there many vacation rentals in Luz?

In Luz we work with 23 different providers to give you a choice of 1,100 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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