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

Properties in Altura, Portugal, are the perfect spot for quiet family holidays in the Algarve. Located on the coast between the bustling beach resort of Monte Gordo and the luxurious golf resorts of Castro Marim, Altura offers the best of both worlds, peace and quiet and top class sport facilities.

Things to do on holiday to Altura, Portugal

The blue flag beaches that line the coast in front of the properties in Altura, Portugal are absolutely beautiful. With soft golden sand beneath your feet, gently sloping into the usually calm waters of the Atlantic, family beach holidays thrive from Altura accommodation. You can also try almost any water sport from the marina in Monte Gordo, with equipment hire and lessons (from English speaking teachers) readily available.

If you yearn for a round of golf during your holiday, properties in Altura, Portugal are perfectly placed between three world class golf courses. The Castro Marim Golf Course is possibly the best, offering all the practice facilities you could need to blow out the cobwebs before teeing off.

In the evenings, Altura is great fun. There are a handful of wonderful little bars overlooking the coast, as well as a disproportionate number of fantastic restaurants which attract diners from across the region. The seafood is second to none, and the aromas of local delicacies wafting on the air in the evenings are impossible to resist.

Places to visit on holiday to Altura, Portugal

The bustling resort of Monte Gordo is just a short walk from the properties in Altura, Portugal, and boasts the largest and warmest bay in the whole of the Algarve. It used to be a sleepy fishing village, but has now developed hugely to become one of the best up and coming resorts in Portugal. There is now a wonderful casino in Monte Gordo, making evenings a real treat in Monte Gordo. There is still a real sense of tradition too, with the working fishing port adorned with colourful boats and men carrying their catch on the back of bicycles. Water sports are of the highest standards in Monte Gordo, especially as the bay has the warmest waters in the Algarve.

Weather in Altura, Portugal

The climate of the Algarve is exceptional, and with properties in Altura, Portugal basking in over 300 days of sunshine every year, there is never a bad time to visit. The golf courses which surround the village are open 365 days a year, and during the summer, it is extremely rare to experience temperatures of less than 30°C at any time during the day.

Travel to Altura, Portugal

Despite its relative lack of development when you compare it to resorts further east, Altura is still fantastically well connected to Faro Airport (FAO), under an hour away. There are endless cheap flights to Faro from a huge range of airports throughout the UK.

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                                                                                                      Beautiful villa with outstanding views.

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                                                                                                      The views are stunning and the position is private, with good accessability to the rest of the Algarve. The Kitchen is very well equipped and we really liked the facilities provided. All of the rooms are spacious and the villa is extremely clean and tidy. The swimming pool is the perfect size for a large group. We found this villa to be almost faultless. There are some great restaurants close by, however you may need a car, there is an excellent restaurant within walking distance. The beach in Altura is stunning, golden sand and crystal clear water. Kate the lady who manages the villa is extremely freindly and very helpful. We hope to return very soon.
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                                                                                                      Lovely villa and amenities but needs some updating

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                                                                                                      When we finally found the villa (we weren't told to look for the villa name rather than its number) it was just what we hoped for....spacious, clean and with all the amenities you would expect. Kids loved the swimming pool and outdoor games and it wasn't too far away from all the local facilities as long as you had a car. We did find that a large proportion of restaurants and holiday attractions had already closed down for the season but for us that wasn't a major problem. Weather was all we hoped for and the neighbours and locals very friendly when looking for help or advice. We would certainly recommend the villa to anyone but some upgrading of facilities need addressing. The TV is an old model and doesn't allow the kids to plug in any games or cables, the double beds are squeaky when you move and therefore don't give the best nights sleep (not helped by neighbours dogs barking...see other reviews) and the kitchen facilities aren't geared up for large parties even though it is a 10/12 birth villa. In particular not enough big pans to cook a meal in and the fridge space for large parties is limited. I have to stress these are minor details in order to make the stay even more enjoyable and they certainly wouldn't stop us from returning, just a little more attention to detail feedback
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2017