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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.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (7 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Apartment #8071849
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 6 BR
      • 4 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 16
      Villa #8070006
      4
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (13 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 2
        Apartment #8061265
        13
        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
          Very Good! 4/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          House #1423755a
          5
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 6
            House #8019078
            7
            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (6 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              House #1396475a
              6
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                Excellent! 4.3/5
                (6 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                House #1220394a
                6
                Viewed 35 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 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1456984a
                    2
                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (7 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 9
                      Farmhouse #98048
                      7
                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (8 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Apartment #8073157
                        8
                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (17 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 7
                          House #1171206
                          17
                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6503373
                            2
                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilets
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Apartment #6454182
                              13
                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (10 reviews)
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                                • 6 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 10
                                Villa #1658980
                                10
                                Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (4 reviews)
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                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Villa #8009243
                                  4
                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    House #1484857a
                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (9 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 3
                                      Apartment #6281120
                                      9
                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Apartment #1495505a
                                        1
                                        Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (6 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #8056605
                                          6
                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (33 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilets
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Apartment #8094098
                                            33
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              Villa #1977855
                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #8070428
                                                1
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                  House #6938385
                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                    • Studio
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    House #1384348a
                                                    10
                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                      (16 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Apartment #1320966
                                                      16
                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Apartment #6686741
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          House #1302690a
                                                          18
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            House #8040938
                                                            12
                                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (11 reviews)
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Villa #8120264
                                                              11
                                                              Viewed 15 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
                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Villa #1812151
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                    • Studio
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                    Apartment #6557043
                                                                    13
                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #6814458
                                                                      2
                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (4 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Apartment #1268992a
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 7 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 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            Villa #8166277
                                                                            3
                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #6557283
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                House #1931351
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • Studio
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #1894924
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                    House #8174371
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #4359069
                                                                                      1
                                                                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (20 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Apartment #2405041
                                                                                        20
                                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (17 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #8056605
                                                                                          17
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            Villa #8009102
                                                                                            2
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Villa #8040500
                                                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #1370882a
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Apartment #1694412
                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (3 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    Villa #8026125
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Apartment #6809122
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Thanks for a perfect Easter break!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Thank you Glenys and Dave for a wonderful Easter break. Maria was very helpful letting us into the apartment, which was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. Plus easy walking distance to the seafront restaurants and ferry to the island beaches, and watching flamingoes from the balcony at breakfast time - what more could we want?
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      An excellent apartment -spacious and well equipped

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Spacious, airy, well equipped apartment with fabulous views and pool. Everything we needed was here. Lovely walk into the town to get fresh fish, fruit and veg to cook at the apartment and lovely cafes and restaurants for breakfast and dinners . Tapas bars we went to were amazing and fish superb. We will definiteley be returning!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017