Olhao - 20 minutes by car from Faro. Located within the limits
of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa Olhao is a gourgous fishing
port with an colour full aray of fishingboots and a bustling fishmarket with
an enormous variety of localy caught seafood. Feries are going to the islands Armona and
Culatra located close to Olhao. The moorish influenced architecture,
with the tyical chimmneys and ornaments might make you feel like beeing part
of modern ferry tale. Olhao offers long wide sandy beaches,
ideal conditions for wind surf, snorkeling, and because of the protected location
safe swimming for children.
Olhoa and the islands
Olhao is important last but not least as the door to Armona and Culatra...
15 minutes by ferry boat. there are no cars on the island. a narrow lane leads
through the colourfull szenery of small from fishinghuts evolved charming holiday
houses to the seaside of the island. 8 km white sandy beach surrounds the island.