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Vila Formosa - Villa in the village of Fuseta with a front view of the Ria Formosa
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Natureza e tranquilidade

"Bem localizada e com tudo o que é necessário para passarmos uns dias fantásticos."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Vila Formosa - Villa in the village of Fuseta with a front view of the Ria Formosa
Colina Verde Golf & Sports Resort
4 out of 5
Sitio da Maragota, Moncarapacho, Olhao
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3.56 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (30 reviews)

"As condições do exterior são fantásticas quer para crianças brincarem, quer para um bom descanso!O excelente relvado e piscina!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Colina Verde Golf & Sports Resort
Birdwatcher’s paradise « The Loft »
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3.14 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Paradise

"Excellent space. Beautiful location. Views over the salt pans outstanding. Birdwatchers paradise. Decor and furnishings ideal. Fuseta is a beautiful village with fantastic restaurants and beach."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Birdwatcher’s paradise « The Loft »
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Roaz de Bandeira House
3 out of 5
Av. Dr. Francisco Sá Caneiro, Lt.2, Olhao
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2.73 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Clean guesthouse

"Very clean guesthouse. Lovely hosts. Nice light breakfast. Easy walking distance to town. Beautiful courtyard area. Only negative was we didn’t realise we booked a room with the bathroom not attached to the room."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Roaz de Bandeira House
Cozy house near the beach with terrace. Consult offers. Armona Island
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3.08 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Wonderful house

"This is a wonderful house on this special, peaceful island The house is spacious, stylishly decorated and has everything we needed to enjoy our holiday- relaxing at the house was as part of the holiday as the walks, the swims, watching the birds"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Cozy house near the beach with terrace. Consult offers. Armona Island
Beach House in a Fantastic Location With Stunning Views
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2.79 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Amazing place

"Armona Island is a fantastic place for family's with children. The house is cosy with an amazing view of the sea. Love to drink coffee on the terrace on the roof. Quiet place. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Beach House in a Fantastic Location With Stunning Views
Algarve Getaway in Olhão - So Close to Everything!
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2.86 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
A very nice flat, it has everything you will need and more

"We spent 6 days in Lucy's flat. It is spacious and comfortably furnished, with everything one might need, even shampoo and two umbrellas (which we did need to use twice). There was butter, cheese and milk in the fridge when we arrived, and a bottle of wine, bread, jam, fresh fruit, coffe and tea ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2017

Algarve Getaway in Olhão - So Close to Everything!
Typical House Renovated Historic Center of Olhão Near the Pier
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3.06 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Beautiful town house

"We really enjoyed our stay. The house is super clean, new and comfortable! Beautiful people, beaches & food in Olhao We will be back soon"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Typical House Renovated Historic Center of Olhão Near the Pier
Luxurious Executive Villa With Private Pool And Amazing Outdoor Living Area
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2.54 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Beautiful Home

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, it was comfortable for our entire group and excellent for relaxing at home if we didn't go out."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Luxurious Executive Villa With Private Pool And Amazing Outdoor Living Area
Quinta La Paz 4 close to the sea
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1.37 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Séjour du 21 au 28 août 2019

"Propriété située au calme dans un cadre idyllique très propre et très bien équipée Esmeralda et Xavier sont des personnes charmantes et de très bon conseil nous recommandons sans aucune hésitation"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Quinta La Paz 4 close to the sea
Casa Amendoeira
Olhao, Faro District
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0.74 mi from city center
Casa Amendoeira
THE HEART OF THE RIA FORMOSA ACCOMMODATION SPACIOUS AND CLEAR SIGN WITH PRIVATE POOL
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
A little piece of paradise!

"We truly enjoyed our stay at Casa Joaninha. Beautiful property, a little hard to find at the beginning, but after the first time we got the hang of it: it is quite close to town and the beaches. Kids and adults loved the pool!! The owners are lovely and friendly. The space is sparkling-clean and ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

THE HEART OF THE RIA FORMOSA ACCOMMODATION SPACIOUS AND CLEAR SIGN WITH PRIVATE POOL
Casa Ines Jordana one quiet place within walking distance of beautiful beach Fuseta.
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Maison très agréable

"Nous avons passé en famille une très bonne semaine, la maison est fonctionnelle, l'extérieur très grand. Bien penser à noter le point GPS pour trouver l'adresse car sans cela, c'est trés difficile la première fois. Seul bémol: les aboiements de chiens la nuit, ils sont carrément insupportables et ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Casa Ines Jordana one quiet place within walking distance of beautiful beach Fuseta.
Villas Marim Flamingo Villa
Olhao, Faro District
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1.25 mi from city center
Villas Marim Flamingo Villa
Villas Marim - Flamingo Villa
Olhao, Faro District
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1.26 mi from city center
Villas Marim - Flamingo Villa
Estúdios Salinas
Largo da Igreja, 1, Fuseta, Olhao
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3.24 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Great Studio will stay again

"We loved our stay! Friendly staff and attentive! Nice location and very well presented studio."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Estúdios Salinas
The White House - Boutique Villa
3 out of 5
Sitio do Cascalho - Villa Briggs Cx 549, Olhao
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3.88 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Relaxing villa B & B

"Very relaxing and quiet Villa B & B. Beautiful rooms and views, lovely pool, amazing breakfast using fresh local products- bread, cheese , fruit and home made crepes, cake. Room spacious and very clean."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

The White House - Boutique Villa
Vila Monte Farm House
5 out of 5
Sitio Dos Calicos, Moncarapacho, Olhao
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2.67 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (140 reviews)

"The hotel is amazing, great breakfast, the staff was super kind. It was in was in the beginning of October, so the weather was still very nice to swimm :) During my stay I felt like it could be a 5 star hotel. The decoration is so simple, and at the same time beautiful. Well done :)"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Vila Monte Farm House
Apartamentos Sol e Ria
4 out of 5
Rua Alexandre Herculano, 16, Olhao
The price is $66 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
3.14 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)

"Lovely and very clean apartment in a prim position, note there is no oven, but you do have a modern 4 ringed hob And a good microwave, a lot of care and attention has been made on the decor, very modern, nicely furnished, very comfortable bed, would highly recommend, we stayed in the penthouse apartment ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Apartamentos Sol e Ria
Real Marina Residence
5 out of 5
Avenida 5 de Outubro 2, Olhao
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3.09 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)

"Great property, friendly staff, beautiful and convenient location....but....if you don’t like a lot of noise....not the best place...Loud people outside until 5am (because of nearby pubs)"…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Real Marina Residence
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Visiting Olhao

Visitors to Olhao are sure to enjoy the waterfront, spas, and seafood restaurants. Welcoming and relaxing, this city also attracts tourists with its bars. Top sights around the area include Carmo Church, Barril Beach, and Tavira Castle.

  • There are 149 hotels and other accommodations in Olhao
  • The closest major airport is in Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Olhao

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Ria Formosa Natural Park, Sao Miguel Peak, and Ilha da Armona Beach. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Olhao Harbour is one place to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Moncarapacho Museum and Chapel and Olhao Municipal Market.

In Olhao, you'll find 149 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Cidade de Olhão - This 3-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a bar. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Vila Monte Farm House - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and free breakfast.
  • Quinta dos Poetas - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Popular places to visit in the area include Carmo Church, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center, and Barril Beach, which is 7.7 mi (12.5 km) away.

Dressing for Olhao

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 82°F, while the average at night is 51°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 85°F with nighttime averages of 62°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 77°F and nighttime averages of 49°F
  • About 0.98 inches of rain falls on Olhao each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 48°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Olhao?
Apartamentos Sol e Ria is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 5 beach bars and free WiFi. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Ria Formosa Natural Park. Reviews from our site also recommend Real Marina Residence and Vila Monte Farm House as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Olhao, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Olhao.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Olhao?
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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Olhao?
Based on reviews, Vila Monte Farm House is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Pension Bicuar and Real Marina Hotel & Spa.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Olhao?
Hotel Cidade de Olhão is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your family trip include Apartamentos Sol e Ria and Zenit Guest House. Attractions in the area like Algarve Living Science Center and Karting Almancil are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Olhao?
Vila Monte Farm House is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Quinta Toca do Mocho, Algarve and Real Marina Hotel & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Olhao?
Vila Monte Farm House is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Zenit Guest House and Real Marina Residence.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Ilha da Armona Beach?
Townhouse Laranja - Three Bedroom Villa, Sleeps 6 is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this resort offers private balconies and a spa tub. It’s located 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Ilha da Armona Beach.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Olhao?
Real Marina Hotel & Spa is a top 5-star beach hotel offering 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool, located within a short 1-minute walk of Ria Formosa Natural Park. Other good options for your beach trip include Real Marina Residence and Quinta Toca do Mocho, Algarve.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Olhao?
Real Marina Residence is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Real Marina Hotel & Spa and Apartamentos Sol e Ria are two other upscale options for your stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Olhao?
The White House - Boutique Villa is a popular 3-star B&B featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free parking. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Monte da Lua and Quinta Saleiro.

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