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Make a holiday apartment in Altura Town your home away from home

Tucked away in the south-eastern reaches of Portugal in the Algarve region is a fairly developed town that hosts a selection of shops, restaurants and bars. Visitors touring Algarve usually put up in holiday homes in Altura Town, being drawn there by the fact that it is relatively unspoilt and tranquil. This location also puts them within easy reach of the Atlantic Ocean coastline where they can bask in abundant sunshine or indulge in any one of several water sports. Altura is a picturesque spot where migratory birds are often spotted. HomeAway offers sun and adventure-seeking tourists an interesting range of holiday accommodation in Altura Town. Waterfront holiday villas and apartments are the most sought-after kind of holiday rental here. But even those who don’t manage to secure such accommodation will still have plenty of options to choose from that are not far from the beach.

Things to do

-Beaches: Most holidaymakers’ ideal holiday features hours spent stretched out on soft sands watching their skin turn a rich bronze. And the lengthy coastline of Altura will give them the opportunity to live out this fantasy. This coastline forms part of the protected Parque Natural da Ria Formosa which means visitors will enjoy the beauty of the beach without the congested hotels and entertainment spots that characterise other seaside locations.

-Hiking and biking: Those staying in Altura Town holiday homes will have acres upon acres of lush flora to hike through. The protected area of Ria Formosa supplies nature lovers with expansive marshlands and on climbing the heights of the Cacela Velha cliffs, hikers will have incredible panoramas at their disposal.

-Golf: Golfing enthusiasts who travel to this part of Portugal won’t be disappointed by the quality of courses available here. Tourists residing in Altura Town holiday rentals won’t have to journey more than 15 minutes before finding a top-class golf course where they can practice their swing while taking in some scintillating views. The Jack Nicklaus course which was designed by the golfing legend is a must-visit.

-Spain day trips: Spain is but 6 miles from this locale and it is well worth the short trip to cross the border. This will give holidaymakers whose palates have never experienced the wonderful clash of flavours that typify authentic Spanish cuisine the opportunity to indulge their taste buds. While one can enjoy these treats in the town of Ayamonte which is immediately after the border, it’s worth venturing further on to Sevilla.

-Tavira: If going to Spain seems a bit out of the way, visitors can head to the nearby town of Tavira. This will bring them face to face with astounding ancient buildings and traces of Roman occupation such as the bridge and city walls. While here holidaymakers can get to enjoy the taste of well-prepared fresh fish at ambient restaurants that overlook the ocean.

Weather in Altura Town

The weather couldn’t be more ideal for holidaying than it is at this corner of Algarve. Apart from the short cold season between November and February, holidaymakers can literally choose any month of the year for their stay in Altura Town holiday homes. From April to October this locale enjoys temperatures above 20°C with the hottest period being between July and August when temperatures average at 29°C. The cold season is not the typical sub-zero affair of other European localities. Temperatures during this time of year will rarely go below 15°C.

Travel to Altura Town

The Faro Airport is the main gateway to the Algarve region and visitors flying in from outside the country will want to book flights that land here. From this airport they will have 28 miles to travel in order to reach their Altura Town holiday apartments and villas. While taxis and rental cars are easily accessible from the airport, they may be a bit expensive. There are buses, however, that can take holidaymakers over this 45-minute journey for less.

    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Villa #6928254
    Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (50 reviews)
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      • 6 BR
      • 4 BA
      • Sleeps 13
      Villa #63348
      50
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
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        Villa #52525
        19
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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          • 4 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Sleeps 11
          Villa #8016941
          4
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            • 2 BA
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            Apartment #1821080
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              • 3 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 10
              Villa #6771490
              1
              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                House #401962
                41
                Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 10
                  Villa #860589
                  5
                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 7
                    House #1990501
                    5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Villa #6909598
                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                        (13 reviews)
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 5 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        House #1085447
                        13
                        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 4 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 8
                          Villa #8146523
                          3
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 7
                            House #6747449
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                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                              (4 reviews)
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              House #8022875
                              4
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
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                                • Sleeps 8
                                Villa #906727a
                                1
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                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Cottage #1856442
                                  3
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #1026890
                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 9
                                      House #2508303
                                      8
                                      Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #837762
                                        6
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Apartment #6260805
                                          2
                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #837762
                                            5
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                              • 6 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              Villa #839440
                                              5
                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Apartment #6192844
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                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  House #6373161
                                                  1
                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    House #1093302
                                                    10
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      • 6 BR
                                                      • 4 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                      House #1144389
                                                      5
                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        House #1627944
                                                        8
                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Villa #1129400
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (4 reviews)
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Villa #6427324
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (4 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Apartment #1625709
                                                              4
                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Villa #6475579
                                                                3
                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  House #6519926
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                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    House #6026641
                                                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (18 reviews)
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                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #6385985
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                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        House #1446601
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          House #1845229
                                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • Studio
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Villa #1844944
                                                                            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                                              Villa #1972178
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
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                                                                                House #6980796
                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  House #8182027
                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #489884
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Good! 3.8/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Apartment #1098283
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #1880265
                                                                                        1
                                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 11
                                                                                          Villa #97745
                                                                                          11
                                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (5 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Villa #8004090
                                                                                            5
                                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (17 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #6128078
                                                                                              17
                                                                                              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #830319
                                                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #6595684
                                                                                                  8
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #2266447
                                                                                                    1
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #2308391
                                                                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Perfect property for a family holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We are from the UK, a family of ten, three generations with ages ranging from five years to seventy seven years. This trip was to celebrate our Golden Wedding and it certainly did not disappoint . Casa Betel suited us perfectly with plenty of space and a homely atmosphere. Having four bathrooms was great. The pool area was stunning and a joy to be in or out of the pool. During this holiday , with the pool and the proximity of beautiful Manta Rota Beach, the children seemed to be in water more than out of it! We found having cars useful as we were able to go to Vila Real and catch the ferry to Ayamunta Spain,and also to visit Parque Natural da Ria Formosa and Tavira. Supermarkets and restaurants were easily accessible. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Casa Betel as a superb place to spend a holiday. Ann Shah and family
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous villa in lovely location, clean, spacious and so well laid out

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Stunning is the only word that does it justice, great space for a larger group, great pool and gardens, fantastic bedrooms, great living space, couldn't rate it higher
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017