We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (107)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“high tide”(3 reviews)
“dona ana”(4 reviews)
“worth a visit”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Rua Doutor Jose Formosinho, Lagos 8600-584, Portugal
Ways to Experience Praia do Pinhao
from US$46.10
More Info
from US$189.30
More Info
Reviews (108)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshigh tidedona anaworth a visitpraiastairsstonebeachessandcliffscavessea
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pinhão beach is for me certainly the best beach in Lagos. Smaller than Dona Ana beach but wider than Camilo beach, the Pinhão beach offers all you can dream of. It is not that crowded as Dona Ana or Camilo, but it is advisable...More

Thank CPJD00
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Although beach has some incredible rock and sand formations, it was a bit tricky to find, and once we got there a bit sketchy. I would not recommend visiting in the evening or think it's a good place to swim.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Praia do Pinhão is a typical quiet, sandy cove, and, as with most other beaches in Lagos, this one also offers some beautiful views. However, the stairs leading down to the sand are a bit of a challenge, not because of the number of stairs...More

Thank starlightShanghai
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

There are a string of small beaches just south of the town that are worth a visit. Despite being only a few minutes walk away they do not have an urban feel. The cliffs protect you from the town. You may need to brave the...More

1  Thank Johnwpf
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We absolutely loved this beach as we ended up swimming to 4 other small secluded beaches - all with stunning views, caves, tunnels and the most amazing scenery. We were here on a hot summers day on 18 July and it was not too busy...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017

You can beach hop all day in this area, but Pinhao was our favourite one. Pretty quiet with few rocks in the water, it's perfect for a lazy day.

Thank CanadianBaby
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

People come here to swim. But dont stay just only on one beach. Make a walk IN water to go along the distance from the Batata and Estudantes beaches to Pinhão beach. Wear swimming suite or something short so that you dont fear to be...More

Thank Nga L
Reviewed September 18, 2016

It's a beautiful small and quiet beach where you can stay all day and relax. The view is great and it connects to other smaller beaches, ending in Praia dos Estudantes using small passages through the surrounding cliffs. After 4 PM those small beaches gets...More

Thank AAnTiP
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Love the beach, it's a bit smaller than batata beach but much cozier! A mix of people, locals, tourists and families! They also have a great restaurant at the top of the stairs called mar cafe where you can enjoy your lunch with a beautiful...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

It is not a big beach. It is surrounded by natural rocks which make the beach very beautiful. There is no cafe of life guard which makes it even more natural.

Thank jmsn66
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Lagos
Casa Paula
77 reviews
.35 km away
Dom Manuel Hotel
527 reviews
.44 km away
Carvi Beach Hotel Algarve
885 reviews
.44 km away
Sollagos Apartamentos Turisticos
200 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 450 restaurants in Lagos
Casa do Pintor - Gourmet & Bistro
566 reviews
.31 km away
Qwazi Hamburgueria
300 reviews
.31 km away
Restaurante Paraiso
264 reviews
.50 km away
Tasca Jota
830 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 215 attractions in Lagos
Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse
518 reviews
.29 km away
Praia Dona Ana
3,238 reviews
.47 km away
Church of St. Anthony (Igreja de Santo Antonio)
275 reviews
.42 km away
Governor's Castle (Castelo dos Governadores)
131 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Praia do Pinhao staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines