Welcome to Olhão

The Algarve’s largest port and a bustling fishing town with a very working place feel to it, Olhão is also the entry gate to one of the most beautiful landscapes in the region and some of Europe’s best beaches. The town itself is a colorful mix of sights and sounds where life is plainly centered on the sea. Fishing has always been the population’s main livelihood and its importance is reflected everywhere, from the vibrant harbor that becomes a frenzy of activity when the boats return with their catches, to the impressive array of fish and shellfish on display in the stalls of the waterfront fish market.

Top Tours & Activities in Olhão

From Olhão: Half-Day Boat Tour To The Islands Of Ria Formosa

Discover and enjoy the diversity of Islands, towns and beaches in the Ria Formosa Natural Park in Olhão. The skipper will be your guide throughout the tour and will tell you all about the area, fauna and flora. We'll provide you with book guides and binoculars so you can have an even better experience.

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The Experience At The Rural Farm – Half Day

In this private tour you’ll have the opportunity to experience one certified biological and organic production rural farm!

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From Olhão: 2,5-Hour Sport Fishing Tour In The Algarve

The activity offers the possibility of our clients being able to fish fish of the region and feel the adrenaline of the sport fishing.

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From Olhão: 2,5-Hour Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

Observe the behavior of dolphins in their natural habitat on this 2,5-hour boat tour starting from Olhão. Your experienced skipper will take you to the places where the wild dolphins are usually seen swimming freely, and you'll have one of the most amazing experiences of your trip to the Algarve.

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Sunset Tour And Beach – Ria Formosa

See the sunset in the waters of Ria Formosa

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Safari Dolphins & Seahorses Tour

SAFARI dolphins & Seahorses ; SNORKELING , starts at 8.00 am, from the olhão marina, in a speed boat with 2 skippers, directly to open Atlantic Ocean, searching for dolphins in wild life, when we see them we stop for watching and photos the more time possible, after that we return to the Ria Formosa waters and have stop for snorkeling time to search seahorses and swimming in a desert island.

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Private Transfer From Algarve To Seville

Private transfer from Algarve area to Seville (Spain), up to 6 persons in a Van.This transfer can be used has a one way trip to Seville airport or another place. This transfer starts on clients home/hotel.The price includes all taxes.

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Private Excursion To The East Algarve: Castro Marim, Tavira & Faro

On this tour, you will travel to the eastern part of the Algarve region. Get aboard our comfortable minivan and let yourself be carried away by the relaxed pace as you listen to the explanations of your guide! Get to know Faro, Tavira and Castro Marim. We will pick you up and drop you off in your accommodation anywhere in the Algarve.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit Portugal is spring season which starts in February to find hills bedecked in seasonal flowers and almond groves awash with pretty pink blossom. Of course, autumn is another best time to visit Portugal, especially for walkers and cyclists, as temperatures are still warm but crowds are a lot less.