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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.

    Excellent! 4.5/5
    (6 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 5
    House #1944584
    6
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      Exceptional! 5/5
      (5 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 7
      Villa #1354156
      5
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        Excellent! 4.5/5
        (4 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #8005855
        4
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (28 reviews)
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          • 4 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 8
          Villa #930906a
          28
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            Exceptional! 5/5
            (4 reviews)
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            • 6 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 11
            Villa #6541846
            4
            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Multiple rentals Cottage #40440
              13
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (27 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 7
                Multiple rentals Chateau / Country House #40440
                27
                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (15 reviews)
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Sleeps 9
                  Villa #1303176
                  15
                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    House #1488416a
                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (6 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 7
                      Villa #1640813
                      6
                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 7 BR
                        • 6 BA
                        • Sleeps 18
                        House #6906703
                          • 6 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 16
                          Apartment #8086354
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                            • 7 BR
                            • 6 BA
                            • Sleeps 18
                            Villa #6893339
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Villa #1838992
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #8030094
                                2
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2529107
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                                    • 7 BR
                                    • 6 BA
                                    • Sleeps 18
                                    Villa #6909826
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (9 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #8017972
                                      9
                                      Viewed 115 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (10 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #8079726
                                        10
                                        Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (23 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #8027480
                                          23
                                          Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (16 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1657637
                                            16
                                            Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (15 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #6677252
                                              15
                                              Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                (45 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #87058
                                                45
                                                Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #8161172
                                                  10
                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #6719787
                                                    4
                                                    Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Villa #6526098
                                                      13
                                                      Viewed 108 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (18 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Villa #8146675
                                                        18
                                                        Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                          (15 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Apartment #8041905
                                                          15
                                                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (23 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Villa #8159499
                                                            23
                                                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #1992412
                                                              8
                                                              Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6501381
                                                                10
                                                                Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Villa #6562149
                                                                  11
                                                                  Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #1654369
                                                                    9
                                                                    Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                      Apartment #6498566
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Villa #6518468
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (12 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #1248069a
                                                                          12
                                                                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                            (4 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            House #6473111
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #974585a
                                                                              Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (20 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #8030743
                                                                                20
                                                                                Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Cottage #1889164
                                                                                  15
                                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (22 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #8131512
                                                                                    22
                                                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (19 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Apartment #8158492
                                                                                      19
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                        (5 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Villa #8025022
                                                                                        5
                                                                                        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (19 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #462115
                                                                                          19
                                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #1203831
                                                                                            6
                                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Villa #1988907
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 6 BR
                                                                                                • 5 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 13
                                                                                                Villa #6906386
                                                                                                6
                                                                                                Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                Alte Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                 

                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                Very nice apartement, perfect location

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We stayed 11 days in this small, but perfect for 2 persons, apartement. The apartement is equiped with all the facilities we needed to make our stay homely. The location is just a few minuttes walk from the Marina and restaurants. We enjoyed the Citybikes and went exploring several times. Odette was very kind to help us when we needed to order a taxi.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                Ideally situated-in walking distance of both Vila Sol and Penhal golf clubs

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Lovely Villa-good size-beds very comfortable -pool ideal for us.Small supermarket in walking distance
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Apr 2017