Destination guide

The friendly area of Olhao awaits your stay

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Olhao. Revered for its spas, seafood restaurants and boating, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Carmo Church and Barril Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Olhao

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Olhao a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Algarve Living Science Center (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Pinheiros Altos Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • San Lorenzo Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Benamor Golf (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Karting Almancil (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Royal Golf Course Vale do Lobo (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Olhao

Travellers enjoy Olhao for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Olhao is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barril Beach (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Falesia Beach (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Verde Beach (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Ria Formosa Natural Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sao Miguel Peak (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Ilha da Armona Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Olhao

Fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Olhão?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 926 holiday lettings around Municipality of Olhão. From 360 flats & apartments to 213 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Municipality of Olhão?

Don't just spend a few hours at the beach. Wrangle your pals and crash as close as you can to it! The sound of lapping waves and unbelievable ocean vistas? It's a no-brainer! Fortunately, there are 325 beachside holiday homes to spirit yourself away to. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has stacks more rental options to look through, including:

  • 250 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 209 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 178 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Municipality of Olhão in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than being somewhere totally new with friends and family. And the great news is HomeAway has some options to suit big groups. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option here for big groups of travellers. Our extensive database currently has 70 available. Around this area, the rental options that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 202 properties to rent just right for that size. Stay a night for as little as £38.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 88 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £68 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with 5 guests? We offer 76 rental properties that fit the bill. Prices start from £43 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can take your aunt, your cousin and all your friends to Municipality of Olhão.

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