Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Altura

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Altura. This relaxing and walkable city entices travellers with its spas and bars. Verde Beach and Roman Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Altura

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Altura a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castro Marim and Vila Real de Santo Antonio Marsh Natural Reserve (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Parque Zoo Municipal Prudencio Navarro (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Isla Canela Golf Course (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Benamor Golf (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Altura

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altura

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Altura has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altura is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Verde Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Barril Beach (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Altura Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Cabeco Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Manta Rota Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Monte Gordo Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Altura

Fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), the closest airport, located 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altura?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,104 holiday lettings around Altura. From 148 villas to 652 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Altura?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Altura:

  • Barrocal: 61 holiday homes
  • Bernarda: 75 holiday homes
  • Retur: 54 holiday homes
  • La Antilla: 87 holiday homes
  • Vista Real: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altura? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altura. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Altura Beach: 1,627 holiday lettings
  • Monte Rei Golf Club: 1,757 holiday lettings
  • Tavira Tower: 2,332 holiday lettings
  • Isla Canela Golf Course: 545 holiday lettings
  • Isla Canela Marina: 549 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altura listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Altura?

Yes, of course. offers 148 Villas in Altura. Our other popular types of Altura holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 652 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 246 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 602 holiday homes with pool available in Altura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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