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Make a holiday rental villa or rental accommodation in Olhao, Portugal your home away from home

Olhao is an ancient town, inextricably linked with the Algarve’s fishing industry. Situated on the edge of the beautiful Ria Formosa Nature Reserve near Faro, holiday rental accommodation in Olhao is wonderfully easy to reach, yet has an atmosphere that makes it seem many miles from anywhere. Taking a villa rental in Olhao is a guaranteed way to relax in the warm sun of the Algarve, surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes and within easy walk of idyllic beaches.

Things to see in Olhao, Portugal

The old quarter of Olhao is the most famous part of the town, blessed with an undeniably Moorish flavour. Every morning, the old town of Olhao bursts into life as local fishermen return home to sell their catch, which is amazingly varied each morning. The town is still centred around the ancient fishing port, with traditional lifestyles that still thrive. There is nowhere that you can experience pure Algarvian lifestyles like you can from rental accommodation in Olhao. Traditional cuisine is another major attraction to Olhao, especially, unsurprisingly, the seafood. Local restaurants make the air thick with the mouth-watering aromas of grilled fish. Even if you are only staying in a villa rental in Olhao for one night, you must try the local herring.

The port is an excellent place from which to take a boat trip into the Mediterranean to try a little deep sea fishing, enjoy an excursion to one of the immaculate beaches on a deserted island, including Fuzeta and Armona, or explore the watery world beneath with a scuba diving adventure. The islands of Fuzeta and Armona are wonderfully peaceful, with huge swathes of golden sand on which to stretch out and sunbathe, and the best natural conditions for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and scuba diving are found near them.

The Ria Formosa is a beautiful place to visit, that is, if you can drag yourself away from the fine, golden sands and warm, clear waters of the coastline. The Ria Formosa Nature Reserve is also accessible by ferry, and is one of the best places to walk, cycle and ride, but you will have to share the park with flamingo, storks and many other bird species and wildlife.

Places to visit on holiday in Olhao, Portugal

A little inland, the town of Moncarapacho is one of the most charming towns in the whole of the Algarve. Moncarapacho is certainly worth investigation from any rental property in Olhao, as the enormously laid back way of life is irresistible. Simply spend a few hours in Moncarapacho and the relaxing atmosphere cannot fail to rub off on you!

Weather in Olhao, Portugal

The Algarve is blessed with a sublime climate. Hot and dry during the summer and wonderfully mild during the winter, there is never a bad time to take self catering rental accommodation in Olhao, Portugal. The summer months see daily peak temperatures soaring into the mid 30’s (˚C) daily from May until October, with temperatures over 40˚C regular in July and August. The winter months are perfect for relaxing sightseeing and golfing holidays as temperatures are rarely below 15˚C.

Travel to Olhao, Portugal

Faro International Airport (FAO) is just 12km from the centre of Olhao, which makes reaching a property to rent in Olhao remarkably easy from the UK. There are flights arriving into Faro from airports big and small across the UK, provided by a huge range of airlines.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
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    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #8061265
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      Apartment #1370882a
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        Apartment #1495505a
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          Excellent! 4.7/5
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          Apartment #878112
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            Apartment #6454182
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              Good! 3.9/5
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              • 2 BA
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              House #1220394a
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 2 BA
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                House #1396475a
                10
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  Apartment #6686741
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                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
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                    Apartment #8071849
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      • 1 BR
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                      Apartment #6281120
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                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 4 BA
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                        Villa #8009243
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 3 BA
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                          Villa #3912244
                          1
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                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Villa #12136
                            5
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
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                              Apartment #8073157
                              9
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                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                House #8019078
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #6293012
                                  8
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                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Apartment #1894924
                                    3
                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      House #1123684
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        House #1384348a
                                        12
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                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Villa #8120264
                                          11
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                                            Very Good! 4/5
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            House #1423755a
                                            5
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              • Sleeps 7
                                              Apartment #8094098
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                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                • 6 BR
                                                • 4 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Villa #1658980
                                                11
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Villa #1812151
                                                  1
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    Villa #91800
                                                    14
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                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      House #1302690a
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                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        House #8040938
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                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
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                                                          House #1484857a
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
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                                                            Villa #1977855
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              Villa #1636367
                                                              2
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                Apartment #6503373
                                                                3
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #4359069
                                                                  2
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                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #8056605
                                                                    20
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                      • Studio
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                      Apartment #6557043
                                                                      13
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        House #1125064
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                                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (19 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                          House #1171206
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                                                                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (24 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            Apartment #2405041
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                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #6590033
                                                                              7
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                                House #6938385
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Apartment #1447979a
                                                                                  2
                                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    Apartment #8130616
                                                                                    3
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                                                      Apartment #1456984a
                                                                                      2
                                                                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        House #8174371
                                                                                        2
                                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                                                          House #8051834
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                                            House #499025
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              Villa #8166277
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                Villa #8013225
                                                                                                3
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Apartment #6814458
                                                                                                  2
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                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Villa #8021872
                                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                      Apartment #2471982
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Olhão Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Brilliant break

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Well fitted out with top class furnature and equipment. Clean and spacious with maid service once a week. Ideal location for town and coastline. Great pool on the roof. Will be back again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Charming house, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have enjoyed staying there!!! Perfect location. We found few nice restaurants, close by, but few blocks from the main touristic street where food was incredible for very low price. Even looking for the parking did not seem very annoying as we could always find it in a first or second round. We will certainly come back there when next time in Portugal. The host was very responsive, but we did not have any problems to address.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017