Olhos de Água

Olhos de Água, is a delightful Portuguese fishing town that is situated in the heart of the beautiful Algarve. This peaceful town is centred around a sandy cove, where fishing boats are moored on the golden sands and old fishermen tend their nets in huts that line the shore. The naming comes from the fresh water fountains that emerge from the sand of the beach, where the fishermen in the old days would go and collect buckets of fresh water to their homes and boats. The fountains are still there, but "Olhos de Agua"  has not entirely escaped the boom of tourism and encircling the town are numerous mega-hotel complexes but central Olhos de Agua still manages to retain its pers... Read more


it is difficult to imagine that the peaceful ambience of MonteChoro is less than 1km from the riotous and hedonistic bars and clubs of Albufeira’s “The Strip”, which is favourite for Stag and Hen dos. Along with great nightlife, Albufeira is also very close has extensive shopping, a pretty historic centre and a large marina, from where many of the boat tours depart . Montechoro is a quiet semi-urban area, with Villas and residential apartments. Oura is a lively area wher eyou can found the famous "The Strip" street, full of shops, handcraft souvenirs, pubs, restaurants, discos, kebab sellers, massage salloons and much more Read more


Balaia is where Club Med Algarve is located. This is a premium location for the Nationals, The beach is one of the best and quietness is keen. it is a very quiet location, with very few typical restaurants and no bars at all, except for some snack bars. It is advisable to rent a car, however, you will find all necessary places for groceries, pharmacy, papershop, bookshop, souvenirs at a walking distance. The terrain is flat and safe and most people chose to walk to the places. The main supermarket (Intermarché) is in Olhos de Água, and you can take a bus ( 2 stops), All is set around the main road that goes from Olhos de Água to Albufeira. Olhos de Água is a 2 km walk... Read more

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