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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 BR
    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #8061265
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      Excellent! 4.7/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Apartment #878112
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        Excellent! 4.3/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
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        House #1220394a
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 1 BR
          • 2 BA
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          Apartment #1370882a
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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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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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 6
              Apartment #8071849
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                Very Good! 4/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                House #1423755a
                5
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #6686741
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                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Separate Toilets
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Apartment #6454182
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                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 5
                      Apartment #1320966
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                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (8 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        House #1396475a
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                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Apartment #8073157
                          9
                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 4 BA
                            • Sleeps 10
                            Villa #8009243
                            5
                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (4 reviews)
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Villa #12136
                              4
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                • Studio
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 3
                                Apartment #6557043
                                13
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 3
                                  Apartment #6281120
                                  9
                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • Studio
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #1894924
                                    3
                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #3912244
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #6503373
                                        3
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 7
                                          House #1171206
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                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                            • 6 BR
                                            • 4 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Villa #1658980
                                            10
                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              Apartment #6543339
                                              3
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
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                                                Apartment #1495505a
                                                1
                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Villa #91800
                                                  14
                                                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                    (15 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    House #1123684
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • Studio
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      House #1384348a
                                                      10
                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        House #1484857a
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #1456984a
                                                          2
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Villa #8120264
                                                            11
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Villa #1812151
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (14 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #1125064
                                                                14
                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  House #8040938
                                                                  15
                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                    House #6938385
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (33 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Apartment #8094098
                                                                      33
                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Villa #8021872
                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          House #8174371
                                                                          2
                                                                          Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            House #1302690a
                                                                            18
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Villa #1977855
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Apartment #2471982
                                                                                10
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  Villa #6288709
                                                                                  20
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #1447979a
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #1268992a
                                                                                      4
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #8130616
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #8056605
                                                                                          18
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (21 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Apartment #2405041
                                                                                            21
                                                                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #6814458
                                                                                              2
                                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #4359069
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Villa #704261
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    Apartment #1694412
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #8070428
                                                                                                      5
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very comfortable , well situated

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic few days I would definitely recommend this apartment Francisco and Ana are fantastic Thank you
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Amazing and Beautiful

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is the second time i have stayed in these apartments with friends. They are so impressive not only because they are beautifully decorated, they are spacious, have a wonderful balcony, roof top pool and so much attention has been given to every little detail. its a true home from home and very relaxing from the moment you land! The local area has so many lovely restaurants, fresh produce at the local market, its truly uncommercialised and beautiful.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017