General Information

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Portuguese Emergency Services

112 (also from your mobile)

Police Station

Phone 282 762 930
Mario Pires is a policeman who speaks perfect English: 96 255 5056)


Medical Services

International Private Practice: Luz Doc 282 780 700. They are good and 15 mins car ride from the house, in Luz.

Clinica A Lacobrigense: 282 770 050. A very good Lagos based private Portuguese Practice, 5 mins car drive from the house.You will usually get seen the same day. Rua Dr Jose Franciso de Matos Nunes de Silva. They speak sufficient English. An appointment costs about 40-70.

Public Hospital Lagos: 282 770 100. Very little English spoken. A long wait (go just before lunch, about 12.30 is best) but very competent. 7 mins walk down to the Square Dom Henrique, up the side street (corner Pharmacia on your right) and it is on your left. Bring your EU Health Card!


Dental Services

Dent Lagos: 282 763 570



There are several in the Lagos main squares. In Praca Luis de Camoes (Green Tile Square) is a Pharmacy next to the paper shop, they speak very good English and German there.

Our House Manager in Lagos

Any problems you may have, please phone Dulce Carvalho who is your local contact in Lagos: +351 966 541 675.

If she is not available, please send us an email to However, we are usually in Germany and can only provide limited help from a distance.