The village of Olhos de Agua is an ancient village in the Albufeira region of the Algarve, Portugal. During the peak tourist season, you will be pleased to be staying in accommodation in Olhos de Agua, Portugal, as visitors from outside the village face a real struggle to drive down into the village and park. At the end of September, when the crowds have gone, Olhos de Agua is a wonderfully relaxing, peaceful place to stay, with the huge attractions of Albufeira’s Strip just a short journey from your front door. Holiday accommodation in Olhos de Agua, Portugal, is a particular favourite with Portuguese nationals, and there is still an undeniably Portuguese culture in the village.
Although there are no large nightclubs or pubs in Olhos de Agua, there is some excellent entertainment to enjoy. There are no raucous groups of drinkers patrolling the village, just atmospheric restaurants and little tavernas within easy walking distance of your Olhos de Agua holiday property. If you would like to let your hair down in the evening, Alburfeira’s ‘The Strip’ is just a 30 minute walk, and has a huge number of bars, pubs and restaurants.
In the mornings, you can stock up on the mornings fresh fish catch from the beach. There may well be a little bit of a scrum to get the finest fish, but you can easily get enough top quality food from the beach boats to turn your self catering Olhos de Agua property seem like a restaurant.
However, it is the beaches which attract the majority of visitors to accommodation in Olhos de Agua, Portugal. Although they are most famous for the fresh water springs which bubble up under certain conditions, the beaches are simply perfect for just relaxing on. The waters of the Atlantic which arrive at this stretch of the coast are warm and clear, ideal for bathing or snorkelling along the coved coastline. There are also plenty of water sports centres on the beach.
The attractions of Albufeira will become very familiar to you if you stay in Olhos de Agua accommodation for any length of time. Not only will the large shopping malls, fantastic night spots and huge range of sport and leisure attract visitors, but the historic centre hides some important monuments to centuries gone by in the turbulent history of the Algarve.
The enviable climate of the Algarve has resulted in the whole region becoming a major tourist centre. In the summer months, which last from May until September, temperatures average over 32˚C, with temperatures being warm enough to swim in the sea from sun up to sun down. Even during the grips of winter, average temperatures remain above 15˚C during the day, making accommodation in Olhos de Agua a year round attraction, due to the golf courses and excellent access to the larger town of the Algarve which the village enjoys.
Faro International Airport (FAO) receives a huge number of direct flights from the UK. There are a whole range of airlines which provide cheap flights to Olhos de Agua, and finding a cheap and easy flight option should not pose any problems.