It stands out for its unique and privileged environment.
Situated right in the center of A costa da morte (The Coast of Death) and in the eastern part of its extensive shoreline, the seaside town of Laxe possesses one of the most beautiful beaches of this coast. The church of St. Mary of Atalaya, a building which originally served as a fortress for the inhabitants of Laxe, is a prominent point in the town. Also noteworthy is the view from the chapel of St. Rosa at the peak of Mt. Cornaceiras