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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Olhão?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 810 holiday rentals near Olhão. From 210 Houses to 326 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Olhão for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Olhão:

  • Vilamoura: 1,308 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 805 holiday homes
  • Retur: 61 holiday homes
  • Vale Judeu: 76 holiday homes
  • Laranjeira: 3,526 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Olhao Harbour: 4,945 holiday rentals
  • Parque Natural da Ria Formosa: 4,690 holiday rentals
  • Olhao Municipal Market: 4,700 holiday rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,930 holiday rentals
  • Novacortica Cork Factory: 5,552 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Olhão listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 210 Houses in Olhão. Our other popular types of Olhão holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 326 holiday houses
  • Villas: 188 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 29 holiday houses

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 432 holiday homes with pool available in Olhão. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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