The Best Party Hostels in Lagos, Algarve

© courtesy of Cloud 9 Hostel
© courtesy of Cloud 9 Hostel
Photo of Kim Gregory
13 September 2021

Lagos in Portugal has everything from spectacular Atlantic Ocean-side beaches to a buzzing nightlife circuit. Spend days on powdery sands, or kayak through blue waters by picturesque cliffs at Ponta de Piedade, and dance in clubs and bars until the early hours. Historic Lagos sits within ancient Moorish walls, so you’ll also find impressive churches and a 17th-century fort. Check into one of these hostels – bookable with Culture Trip – for a budget-friendly trip to remember.

Rising Cock Party Hostel, Lagos

Hostel
Map View
256829177
Courtesy of Rising Cock Hostel / Expedia.com
Prepare for nightly free pub crawls and legendary booze cruises at this party-centric backpackers’ destination, which endeavours to give you “the best time of your life that you will never remember”. There are drinking games in the common room before you hit the town for an evening of challenges – involving shots. If that’s not enough alcohol for you, booze cruises come with unlimited beer and sangria, and party games like beer pong. Chef Mama is on hand to ease hangovers with unlimited breakfast crepes and lemon tea.

Top City Hostel & Suites

Boutique Hotel, Suite Hotel
Map View
Top City Hostel & Suites
Courtesy of Top City Hostel & Suites / Expedia.com | Courtesy of Top City Hostel & Suites / Expedia.com
Expect to make friends for life at this central hostel. Meet fellow travellers at organised meal nights, themed parties and limbo dancing nights in the garden bar. Talk about the night before by the rooftop pool with views of the ocean and, if you’re up long enough, sunrise. There’s also a trendy sofa-strewn common room, large shared kitchen and terrace for al fresco dining. Book a dormitory bed with locker storage or, if you want a little privacy, a private room or suite with coastal-themed wallscapes and a sea-view balcony.

Hutch Hostel

Hostel
Map View
Hutch Hostel
Courtesy of Hutch Hostel / Hostelworld.com
Take it easy at Hutch Hostel: the chilled-out team will organise your daily activities from yoga and surfing classes to dolphin-watching and late-night beach bonfires. Fancy exploring the wider area? The hostel has its own tour van to take guests to Benagil or Alvor for days or nights out. Expect colourful dorm rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a common room with a Nintendo Wii and a big TV that’s perfect for movie nights. You’re also next door to all the bars and only 10 minutes from the beach.

Guest House Lovely Swan

Guesthouse
3.8/5 (5 Reviews)
Guest House Lovely Swan
Courtesy of Guest House Lovely Swan / Expedia.com
Price Drop
Now from $58 per night
Simply decorated but with everything you could need, these suites promise a comfortable and private stay. There are only three rooms: all large with TVs, private bathrooms and fully equipped kitchens. Choose the balcony room, and you can enjoy a home-cooked breakfast al fresco with lovely views over Lagos Old Town. The three-star guest house is near bars, restaurants and sites, with Meia Beach no more than 10 minutes away.
More info

The Salty Lodge

Lodge
The Salty Lodge
Courtesy of The Salty Lodge / Expedia.com
Price Drop
Now from $73 per night
Book into this centrally located four-star destination for a room with stylish accessories, a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette. Some rooms even have balconies, plus there’s a rooftop terrace for all. Downstairs, kick back in the large chill-out spot, complete with sofas, hanging chairs and good wifi, and reserve a table at the onsite Italian restaurant. Heading out to the beach? This pet-friendly hostel rents out surfboards, and you can borrow a bicycle free of charge.
More info

Why Book With Culture Trip?

  • Free cancellation

    In these uncertain times, cancel or change for free on select properties.

  • Price-match guarantee

    Find a better price on your booking and we’ll match it. Simple.

  • Unbiased & trustworthy

    Book from recommendations handpicked by travel experts.

  • Lagos Guests B&B

    Bed and Breakfast
    Lagos Guests B&B
    Courtesy of Lagos Guests B&B / Expedia.com | Courtesy of Lagos Guests B&B / Expedia.com
    Gather friends old and new to hit this B&B’s rooftop, where you can chill in a hot tub, lounge on a canopy-topped sofa and fire up a barbecue grill. Cosy, balcony-clad rooms have homely touches like TVs, kitchenettes in the studios (there’s also a big communal kitchen), plus private bathrooms featuring tubs and toiletries. Make the most of the buffet breakfast here before heading out to nearby Ana Beach or the town, five minutes by car.
    More info

    Ocean View Lagos

    Guesthouse
    3.9/5 (55 Reviews)
    Ocean View Lagos
    Courtesy of Ocean View Lagos / Expedia.com
    Price Drop
    Now from $68 per night
    When you’re not luxuriating by the pool and sipping sangria at this adults-only guest house, take refuge from the sun in the games room with a pool table and library. Your mornings should begin with continental breakfast – but leave enough space to graze on treats like pastel de natas (Portuguese pastry), offered day-long at the hostel. Individually decorated dorms or private rooms (some with ensuites) come with free toiletries and handy in-room wifi. The town is a half-hour walk away, while Porto de Mós Beach is reachable within just 15 minutes; to speed things up, rent a hotel bike. If you’re travelling by car, there’s also free off-site parking.
    More info

    Cloud 9 Hostel

    Hostel
    Map View
    Cloud 9 Hostel
    Courtesy of Cloud 9 Hostel / Booking.com
    Meia Beach is only a five-minute walk from Cloud 9 Hostel. After a day by the ocean, head to the common room, grab a beanbag, and take a break from the sun in front of the TV. Expect colourful wall art throughout the place, which is as bright as the atmosphere. As the evening draws in, enjoy sangria nights on the rooftop terrace with city and sea views before heading out on a bar crawl through the main strip in Lagos, right on your doorstep.

    Spend your time in Lagos wisely by visiting the best restaurants and enjoying the best things to do in town. Then, why not take the party to the rest of the Algarve? With Culture Trip, you can book the best apartments in the region as well as the best hotels.

    This is an updated rewrite of an article originally by Nina Santos.

    These recommendations were updated on September 13, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

    From this Article

    Cookies Policy

    We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK"