When city life is looking drab and grey there's really nothing like getting away to a beautiful holiday destination where you can bask in the sun and stunning surroundings. Altura on the Algarve is just that. Situated just 40 minutes from the airport at Faro, Altura holidays are perfect for all the family. Algarve holidays offer you everything you could want from lovely weather to great nightlife and tons to do!
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As with all Algarve towns the weather in Altura is idyllic. With hot sunny summers and warm dry winters you can be sure the weather is not going to spoil your holiday. Whether you want to polish up on the greens, bask under the warm sun or try out one of the many watersports you can be assured that the weather will stay on your side.
Altura is one of the most unspoilt areas in the Algarve so it has a beautiful landscape with acres of countryside and some beautiful sandy beaches. Visitors can take advantage of five beaches all within easy access of Altura. The main beach in the town is popular with fans of watersports so if you fancy trying out windsurfing or jet skiing now’s your chance.
Things To Do on Altura Holidays
Golf fans will feel right at home in Altura as the resort is famous for its golf courses. But if golf is not your thing then worry not, there's plenty more to do. Try windsurfing or fishing or, if you really want to see the town, take a walk or bike ride through the beautiful countryside. The nearby town of Tavira is also well worth a visit if only to check out its excellent indoor market where you can find some great presents for everyone back home.
Being largely unspoilt Altura is rich in history with authentic architecture and plenty of local history. It’s also worth visiting this beautiful town to meet the friendly locals who’ll make you feel right at home on your holidays to Altura. Visitors should also check out the nearby town of Tavira which is home to a Roman bridge and Seville where you’ll find a Moorish Palace and a Gothic cathedral.
Altura is a quiet resort which makes it perfect for those seeking a relaxing break. However that's not to say there isn't a lively nightlife. There are plenty of great restaurants and bars all serving local delicacies. If you fancy something a bit more vibrant you don’t have to travel far. The nearby town of Monte Gordo is well known for its thriving nightlife which includes many late night bars and several clubs. There is also a casino which regularly hosts top shows from around the world. As you can see, Altura holidays are packed with things to see and do!
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Altura is one of the most beautiful areas in the Algarve and visitors to the town will find it’s not hard to see why. Aside from its natural beauty Altura's quaint architecture and friendly locals make it a delight to visit. For all the best deals on Altura holidays visit On The Beach and wave your drab surroundings goodbye for two weeks in the sun!