Leisure activities in and around Olhão
SC Olhanense play in the Portuguese Primeira Liga competing with teams like FC Porto, Sporting Lisbon and Benfica. The Jose Arcanjo Stadium is on the EN125 behind McDonalds and more support is always welcome! Watch the events page for match information
Wherever you are in the Algarve you are never far from some of the best golf courses in Europe! The nearest to Olhão are Pinheiros Altos , San Lorenzo (west of Faro) and Colina Verde (east of Olhão).
Diving in Olhão
The waters off Olhão offer plenty of opportunity for diving. Bicho do Mar are situated at the eastern entrance to Olhão on the EN125 near the Cube roundabout
Karting in Olhão
Algarve Indoor Kart Center at Ria Shopping is open every day from 1pm to 11pm (midnight on Fridays and Saturdays).
Municipal swimming pool
Opening hours - Monday to Friday 09:00h to 14:00h and 16:00h to 21:00h.
Saturday 09.00h to 19.00h. Closed Sundays and holidays. To use the pool you will need a swimcap, flipflops for poolside use and lycra style swim trunks (not beach shorts) for the men and full swimsuit for the ladies.
Boat trips around the Ria Formosa
Apart from the regular ferries to the ilhas there are several companies running a variety of boat trips.
►Sabino Boat tours
►Rumo ao Mar Boat tours
►Boat and kayak tours
The Ria shopping centre has a multiscreen cinema showing the latest films (in english). You can check the films currently showing on the Ria Shopping website