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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Alte, Portugal your home away from home

Located in fabulous rolling hills in the Portuguese countryside, the cobbled streets and traditional white-washed houses of Alte give a true taste of traditional Portuguese life to visitors. An apartment in the town offers the perfect haven for couples on a romantic getaway. At the same time, self-catering villas around the outskirts are perfect for families on a summer holiday and offer a great alternative to the Algarve’s many bustling resorts.

Things to do in Alte, Portugal

The location of Alte makes it a great base for exploring inland Portugal, with plenty of walking, cycling and horse riding opportunities around the hilly surrounds, offering great views out to the coast.

Beach lovers will also not be disappointed with a break in Alte, which despite benefiting from beautiful inland scenery is still less than a half-hour drive from Portugal’s stunning south coast. Several of the Algarve’s major resorts are found nearby, including Vilamoura, Quarteria and Albufeira.

Alte is also a popular destination for golf lovers, with several 18-hole golf courses all located only a short drive away from the village within a 20km radius.

There are also lots of fun-filled family days out which are possible from Alte. This includes Zoomarine, a cross between a zoo and a theme park which is 30km south of Alte, and Atlantic Park aquapark which is just a 20 minute drive from the town.

Although only a small town, Alte does have several of its own bars and restaurants, many of which are open late into the evening. Most of these serve up local wines, beers and of course port, as well as freshly prepared local fare such as pork with clams or cherry chicken.

Places to visit on holiday in Alte, Portugal

The small picture-postcard town of Loule is a 30-minute drive from Alte, and although much of the old town was destroyed in an earthquake in 1755, still captivates visitors with what remains. The town is home to a famous carnival in February, considered to be one of the best in Portugal, and the Gypsy markets on a Saturday well worth a look.

Weather in Alte, Portugal

Alte holiday homes benefit from the mild Algarve climate, which attracts visitors from the UK throughout the year. Summers are long and hot, with temperatures sitting above 20C for most of May to October. Although a little wetter in the winter months, temperatures remain mild, rarely dipping below 10C even in January.

Flights to Alte, Portugal

Alte is easily reached via Faro Airport (FAO), just 30km north along the coast from the village. Faro airport receives numerous international flights daily, including several from the UK operated by British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair and several others.

A wide range of departure points across the UK put Alte within easy reach without having to travel to the London airports. Hire cars are available at Faro Airport and provide the most convenient means of reaching Alte self-catering accommodation.

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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #8170889
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                                                                                                Cottage #4087112
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                                                                                                  Recent Reviews

                                                                                                  Excellent apartment in great location

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  The apartment is very comfortable and in a very convenient location for beaches, old town and facilities like the supermarket and park with exercise equipment (if you fancy it). Excellent communication with owner Joao and manager Jorge who was very welcoming. Balcony enjoys the sun from midday to sunset and easy car parking on site. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2017
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                  Amazing villa!! Loved our stay here!

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  The villa was fantastic really enjoyed our stay, would definitely recommend this to anyone looking to stay in Vilamoura. The owner was really helpful and was very accommodating. We have loved our stay and will be returning.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                  La villa est vraiment superbe

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  La villa est tout simplement superbe et bien équipée. La piscine et la villa sont bien entretenues par un personnel discret et efficace.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016