Destination guide

The friendly area of Olhao awaits your stay

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Olhao. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Olhao a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Olhao

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Olhao

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

Where to stay around Olhão?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 828 holiday lettings near Olhão. From 215 Houses to 334 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Olhão is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Olhão?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Olhão:

  • Vilamoura: 1,286 holiday homes
  • Cerro do Mocho: 66 holiday homes
  • Valados: 36 holiday homes
  • Goldra de Cima: 28 holiday homes
  • Quinta das Raposeiras: 46 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Olhão?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Olhão. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Olhao Harbour: 4,885 holiday lettings
  • Olhao Municipal Market: 4,909 holiday lettings
  • Faro Jewish Heritage Centre: 6,542 holiday lettings
  • Algarve Living Science Center: 6,574 holiday lettings
  • Faro Old Town: 6,569 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Olhão listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Olhão?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 215 Houses in Olhão. Our other popular types of Olhão holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 334 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 191 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Olhão?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 447 holiday homes with pool available in Olhão. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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