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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Altura?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,044 holiday rentals around Altura. From 229 Houses to 141 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Altura is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Altura:

  • Barrocal: 65 holiday homes
  • Retur: 61 holiday homes
  • Malhão: 25 holiday homes
  • La Antilla: 82 holiday homes
  • Bernarda: 95 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altura?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Altura. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Altura Beach: 1,521 holiday rentals
  • VILA REAL DE SAN ANTONIO GUAD (Station): 1,258 holiday rentals
  • Praca da Republica: 2,151 holiday rentals
  • Tavira Tower: 2,156 holiday rentals
  • Tavira Castle: 2,147 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Altura listed on Stayz 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 Houses in Altura?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 229 Houses in Altura. Our other popular types of Altura holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 141 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 627 holiday houses
  • Studios: 611 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 555 holiday homes with pool available in Altura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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