Altura - a quiet Portugal holiday resort
Altura is a fantastic resort perfect for couples and families looking for a quiet break. With a short 40 minute transfer time there is plenty of time to become familiar with the location of the resort before arriving at your accommodation.
Holidays in Altura benefit from spectacular natural scenery, diverse landscapes and a wide range of activities and attractions to suit all tastes and budgets. The beach offers fine white sand, sloping down to the clear water’s edge. Many people choose to spend their Altura holidays simply enjoying the relaxing beach. The accommodation in the resort is varied with hotels ranging from 2-5* and a wide range of self catered apartments.
Holidays to Altura offer everything you need from a peaceful beach holiday. With a warm climate you can relax and enjoy the Portuguese climate whilst taking in the beautiful backdrop. There are fantastic deals available to Altura right now, so why not book your break today?
Altura – Relaxing Days with Plenty to See and Do
Altura is a quiet resort however there are several ways to spend your day. The majority of the entertainment is centred in the larger hotels, many of which offer their own packages that offer something for all the family to enjoy.
Golf is a popular pastime with a fantastic course just 15 minutes outside of the resort; lessons are available for absolute beginners wanting to take advantage of this stunning green. Water sports are available on the beach, with everything from windsurfing to scuba diving facilities available to enjoy.
Excursions to nearby islands are popular especially a tour of the Moorish castle in Mertola. Trips to nearby Seville and the Old Algarve are also popular with tourists wanting to learn more about the history and culture of their surroundings. For a glimpse of Portugal’s stunning natural beauty a visit to the Monchinique Mountains is recommended.
Altura – Fantastic Cuisine and Peaceful Evenings
There is a wide range of restaurants and cafes available to try during holidays to Altura, the majority of which offer delicious local dishes centred heavily of fresh seafood. As Altura is a generally quiet resort, the nightlife is not as vibrant as other livelier Portuguese holiday hotspots. Most of the evening entertainment is confined to the hotel complexes however there are bars within the resort that offer fantastic locally produced wines and beers.
Shopping is limited to gift shops and street markets however these are great places to pick up some authentic local souvenirs.
Public transport is available to nearby resorts for anyone wishing to experience larger shopping facilities. Taxis and buses are frequent and reliable however car hire is recommended.
Altura - Weather and Climate
The weather in Altura attracts thousands of visitors every year, this peaceful resort boasts hot, dry summers and mild winters. The most popular time to enjoy holidays in Altura is during July and August as the summer temperatures are at their highest, offering up to 12 hours sunshine per day.
The coastal breeze that sweeps across the resort is perfect for keeping the temperatures comfortable. The winter months offer mild temperatures with a slight chance of rainfall, however there is still around 6 hours of sunshine to enjoy each day.