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Super 2 bedroom apartment heart of Olhao

Olhao, Portugal


Really super renovated apartment in the heart of Olhao with two bedrooms large balconies, wifi and air con

Apartment Marinheiro is a perfect apartment for a nice central base in the old fishing town of Olhao.
The 2 bedroom apartment is situated within a block of apartments right in the heart of old Olhao.


Apartment Marinheiro, our wonderful 2 bedroom apartment is accessed via a secure intercom system from the small side street road the apartment block is nestled in. There is the option of stairs or a small lift to the apartment which is situated at the 4th floor level. A solid wooden door opens out straight into the 2 bedroom apartment space.

Living Space

Our wonderful 2 bedroom apartment has been renovated to bring it up to and beyond the standard expected for our holiday property portfolio. The main front door opens up in to a now light and spacious living area. A beautifully styled sofa and armchair surround a set of coffee tables and against the wall is a stylish television unit with a matching cupboard unit styled in a distressed wood beach theme. A large flat screen television sits on the tv unit and offers a selection of European channels. The apartment has excellent WIFI too.

The living room offers up to date comfortable living with clean tiled floors, cream walls decorated with beach and sea theme pictures. An archway from the living room leads to the bathroom and large french sliding windows open to the a huge terrace.

The comfort of modern air conditioning has been supplied giving a lovely cool apartment on those hot summer days but also offering a little warmth on the cooler winter nights. This makes our superb 2 bedroom Apartment Marinheiro and perfect base for holiday all year round


To the left of the open plan living space is a large kitchen and dining area. Totally refurbished in 2018 the walls have been tiled in very traditional Portuguese wall tiles and a whole brand new kitchen has been fitted with very smart modern blue units in keeping with a sea colour theme but with a very modern twist. A smart white table and chairs are placed in the kitchen area, giving a great place to eat all the wonderful fresh produce Olhao Daily Market has to offer. The kitchen is very well equipped with a large fridge freezer, oven hob and extractor, washing machine, microwave, kettle, coffee machine and toaster. In the plentiful drawers you will find an excellent selection of cooking utensils including plenty of pots and pans, spoons spatulas, fish slices and much more. The 2 bedroom apartment kitchen is stocked well with cups, plates, mugs, glasses crockery and cutlery for your use.

To the rear of the open plan kitchen and diner is another set of French sliding windows offering access to a small terrace that in tune can give access to the Master bedroom. This terrace overlooks the central part of the apartment block. The French windows are instrumental in adding that extra slice of natural slight to the apartment too.

Bedrooms and Bathroom

Both bedrooms are accessed from the living space.

The first bedroom is lightly decorated with light tiled flooring, cream walls and two single beds with a large sandy coloured fabric headboard with fabulous scatter cushions and lovely wall designs to keep with that seaside theme. Each side of the beds are neat white and light wood bedside units with matching lamps and also in the bedroom. An air conditioning unit has been installed inthe bedroom, fabulous to keep cool in the summer and the option to add heat on those sometimes cooler winter nights here in the Algarve.
Sliding French windows lead out on to a nice little terrace that overlooks the centre of the apartment complex and also give access to the kitchen/diner.

Bedroom two offers a large double bed and fabric head board in a teal blue theme again with matching scatter cushions and a beautiful seaside effect. Bedroom 2 also offers plenty of light and style along with air conditioning to keep cool in those lovely warm balmy summer nights but also warm and cosy for a winter trip. A window looks out onto the front large terrace situated at the front of the 2 bedroom apartment.

This 2 bedroom apartment offers one bathroom. It is situated via an archway from the main living space. The bathroom is a good spacious room with a full size bath and over head shower, basin set into a vanity unit with plenty of space to store cosmetics and toiletries below. A large mirror hangs over the basin and vanity unit. Then the bathroom also offers a toilet and bidet.


To the rear of the 2 bedroom apartment is a terrace that runs the length of the apartment and overlooks the centre of the apartment complex. This terrace would be great for a place to sit and enjoy breakfast watching the lovely Algarve sunrises.

To the front of the apartment and accessed via sliding French windows from the open plan living space is a large private terrace offering a fantastic outside space. This terrace really makes the apartment stand above many others in that it is an amazing size. It offers exceptional views over the old and magnificent fishing town of Olhao with all its picturesque cubist rooftops. Situated to get the best from the evening sun it makes for a perfect place to watch the summer sun wane with a glass of something nice before dinner. This terrace has the amazing added extra of a proper and traditional Portuguese bbq. So just a heavenly place to sit, relax and cook some bbq food on the best style bbq there is! The terrace offers and outside table and chairs too.


Apartment Marinheiro (Fisherman in Portguese) has been renovated and styled to totally fit with the seafaring way of life that Olhao is so famous for. Situated right in the heart of the town everything you could need is very easily accessible. This makes a great spot if you don't want to hire a car as both the train and bus station are in easy reach of the apartments by meandering along a couple of the small streets.

Positioned just a very short walk from the seafront the 2 bedroom apartment works well for walks along the promenade, gardens and marina offering a chance to enjoy to eclectic mix of sailing boats and old fishing boats. From here and just outside the Real Marina Hotel you can catch the ferries or flotilla of private taxis to the islands of Olhao where you will simply find the best beaches around. From here you can also catch some amazing boat trips to dee dolphins or enjoy the stunning sea-life the Ria Formosa  has to offer.

Our lovely 2 bedroom apartment comes with its own manual that you can download to your tablet or smart phone. Packed full of information to make the best of your holiday starting from the moment you arrive. It tells you how to collect the keys, who will look after you during your stay and clear concise directions to Apartment Marinheiro. Then it is packed full with details of the best restaurants, taxis and local amenities and activities.

And of course our managers are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more if you need any advice or tips on the local area they will be more than happy to help.

Key Notes

  • WIFI
  • Air Conditioning
  • Higher floor level
  • Amazing terrace and bbq
  • No need for a car
  • All linen, beach/pool towels provided
  • MarsAlgarve Holiday Support Service


Property Type:







Up to

Floor level:

4th Floor


Traditional brick built BBQ, Internet Access, Air Conditioning, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Central Heating, Lift, Wi-Fi, Beach/Pool Towels, Electric or Manual shutters on the windows, Cable Television (mixed languages), Dulce Gusto Capsule Coffee Machine


  • Walking Distance to Beaches
  • Walking Distance to Bars/Restaurants
  • Walking Distance to Supermarket
  • Walking Distance to Town Centre
  • Walking Distance to Boats for Stunning Beach Islands
  • Walking Distance to Taxi Rank
  • Walking Distance to Bus Stop/Train Station
  • Faro Airport to Olhao 15 km
  • Lisbon Airport to Olhao 285 km
  • Seville Airport to Olhao 200 km


  • Children Welcome

Nearest Airport:

Faro (FAO), Seville (SVQ), Lisbon (LIS)


  • Golf courses nearby
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Places of Interest
  • Town Centre
  • Diving Snorkelling
  • Hiking/Walking/Nature Trails
  • Waterparks - 50 km
  • Close to the sea
  • Boat trips
  • Guided Tours


  • Golf Trips, Selection of 7 Courses Nearby
  • Summer Festivals
  • Guided Tours on Portuguese History Agriculture and Architecture
  • Trips to Spain
  • Two Centre Holiday Options

Complex Facilities:

  • Lift

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