The destination has a great diversity of attractions, some by the sea, favoring rooted activities like fishing, water sports, canned fishing and attractive board-rings, others more with rural characteristics, but also of great importance in favor of the county offers.
By a short boat distance we find the greatest natural treasures of Olhão, the magnificent reserve of the Ria Formosa and its long immaculate beaches, which introduces an extensive sequence of islands. Olhão is head office and located in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, a net of lakes, canals, salt and sand, separate the Atlantic by a set of islands stretching from Faro to the village of Cacela Velha near Tavira.
Located in the south of Portugal, the Algarve region, the district of Olhão is only 43 km from the border with Spain, 12 km from Faro International Airport and 300 km from the capital of Portugal, Lisbon.
What to Do
Book your activities with us to take advantage of special conditions. The several existing tours in the Ria Formosa, excellent riverside restaurants, nightlife full of bars, and so many more activities! There is plenty to do in Olhão.