Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Altura

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Altura. This relaxing and walkable city entices travelers with its spas and bars. Verde Beach and Roman Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Altura

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Altura a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Altura

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altura

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Altura has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation to and around Altura

Fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), the closest airport, located 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Altura, PT?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,268 vacation rentals near Altura. From 226 Houses to 846 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Altura for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Altura?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Altura:

  • Bernarda: 98 vacation rentals
  • Barrocal: 70 vacation rentals
  • Retur: 53 vacation rentals
  • La Antilla: 69 vacation rentals
  • Pisa Barro de Cima: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Altura?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 226 Houses in Altura. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altura include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 846 rentals available
  • Villas: 168 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Altura?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 751 vacation rentals with pool available in Altura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.