The Area

Things to do in Olhao, Portugal

There is so much to see and do in the local area, Casa Rosa Villa is your perfect base to explore Olhao, the surrounding area and get the most out of your stay.

Cultural Centre

The Algarve has a rich cultural heritage from old ruins to historic landmarks. See how the locals live through their arts & music in this famous region in Portugal.

Tavira

One of the most charming towns in the Algrarve. Tavira combines breath-taking beaches with Portuguese culture. It is often referred to as the Venice of the Algarve.

Local Markets

Local, Fresh & Authentic are just some of the ways the Olhao markets are described. Enjoy a day out sourcing the best local produce there is.

Ria Formosa

A Coastal Lagoon consisting of canals, islands and marshes stretching across 60km of the Southern Coastline of the Algarve.

Restaurants & Bars

In Olhao, you will find over 100 different types of restaurants, cafes and ice cream parlours offering a wide range of foods and snacks to enjoy. We can give you recommendations to our favourite places. Bars in the area are relaxed and casual – many offer a view of the sea for sunsets or a relaxing drink. Nightlife in Olhao starts after dinner and offers a chilled vibe to catch up with friends. A short drive or taxi ride to Faro (10 to 15 minutes) gives you a large selection of bars, restaurants & nightclubs.

Faro City

A short 15 minute drive will take you into the city of Faro, the capital of the Algarve region. With it’s monumental landmarks and cobbled streets.

Sports & Activities

Take to the sea and dolphin watch or relax on the rugged coastline enjoying fishing during sundown. Canoeing to wind surfing, there are endless ways to enjoy your visit to Olhao.

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