About Olhao

Olhao is a lot more than seems these days. A thriving fishing village where it boasts the largest indoor fish market in the Algarve, its also turning into a bit of a hidden gem for tourists and here's why. It's only a 10 minute drive from the airport - 5 if you go with our mate Nuno. it is awash with amazing bars and restaurants serving fabulous food, fresh from the Atlantic and old backstreets where you will find lots of shops. The best bit - is the proximity to the islands of the national Park all a short boat ride away where you discover the most amazing beaches that only really get  alittle busy in August. Did w emention the beautiful scenery? So much to do here oh and did we mention the annual seafood festival that takes place every August - if you like you food from the ocean, this is paradise and its not just fish, bands, markets and enterntainment for 3 action packed days.

The Fish Market
Sitting on the dock of the bay
Olhao town centre
Watching the world go by

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Your Holiday

Deb Barber

09:00 - 20:30 - Close on Sundays
Deb Barber is a Local Barber , very vintage , close to the Hotel Real Marina Olhao, and close to Ria Formosa. A modern hair still done in a typical a

Hotel Real Marina

every day
Hotel in Olhão facing Ria Formosa With a privileged view over the Ria Formosa National Park, chosen as one of Portugal’s 7 Natural Wonders and j

Guest Mar - Guest House

Every day
Guest Mar is located in the historic area of the city of Olhão. The building is from the XIX century and it was a gift from an important canning busi

Merceria da Vila

Every day - 09.00 - 0.00
Local Grocery Store , with local and typival produts . Close to Hotel Real Marina in Olhao and in from of Ria Formosa The perfect place for your groc

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