Pechao is a great place to stay while you are exploring Algarve as many of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Olhao Harbour and the much-loved Olhao Municipal Market. Two other interesting attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Pechao are the Ilha da Culatra and the Ilha da Culatra Beach.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss some of the local sights such as the Arco da Vila in Faro, Faro Cathedral and the Hermitage of Nossa Senhora de Guia in Albufeira. These spots are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Visitors who enjoy visiting sacred places will appreciate the hallowed atmosphere at Carmo Church in Faro.
If you could do with a spot of retail therapy, visit the various stores of Forum Algarve in Faro.
Sports fans who are into soccer will love iconic Algarve Stadium, Faro, home of local legends the Sporting Clube Farense and the much-loved Louletano Desportos Clube. Enjoy a few post-match beers with friendly locals after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Eva, Faro, the Real Marina Hotel & Spa, Olhao, or the Hotel Faro.