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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 838 vacation rentals near Olhão. From 218 Houses to 337 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Olhão for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Olhão:

  • Vilamoura: 1,326 vacation rentals
  • Quinta do Lago: 792 vacation rentals
  • Retur: 61 vacation rentals
  • Fuseta: 194 vacation rentals
  • Vale do Garrao: 503 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Olhão?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Olhão. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Olhao Harbour: 4,933 vacation rentals
  • Olhao Municipal Market: 4,957 vacation rentals
  • Vilamoura Marina: 2,951 vacation rentals
  • Algarve Stadium: 7,647 vacation rentals
  • Algarve Regional Museum: 6,561 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Olhão?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 218 Houses in Olhão. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Olhão include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 337 rentals available
  • Villas: 194 rentals available
  • Cottages: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Olhão?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 449 vacation rentals with pool available in Olhão. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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