Popular with surfers, the nearby shores make super hangouts for water sports pros. Come and chill out, or get active in the waves. You can go with the flow back in town, too – the local artisan market sells all sorts of gifts, food and goodies, so browse the bargains.
Learn about traditions
You’ll notice the football stadium pretty quickly, but there’s more to Lajares than sport. Lace and embroidered garments bring in big business, so take home so items. But the main draws are the pair of windmills that grind up the famous gofio flour, made from roasted grains. Go on – learn something new.