Algarve Altura
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Altura is a wonderful village which has retained most of its original Portuguese charm and character. During the day, there is a laid back, relaxed atmosphere where visitors can enjoy a coffee or a beer at one of the many small bars, or take a stroll and do some leisurely shopping. The village has a daily market selling fresh produce, patisseries, a mini market, gift shops and a bank, and there is also a large supermarket just towards the main road. In the evening, visitors can choose from a wide selection of restaurants to suit all tastes ranging from the cheap and cheerful Tascas to High Quality cuisine. Overall, Altura is a lovely village, perfect for families and couples seeking to experience and enjoy a simple Portuguese beach holiday.


The beach of Altura (Alagoa) is the sun worshipper’s paradise with white expansive sands and good water for swimming. Located at the bottom end of the village, the beach can be reached in easily on foot or by car. The car park can get quite busy in high season though. The beach offers amenities including sun beds, shade and some water sports in high season. There are also a couple of excellent fish restaurants to try. For those who enjoy walking, the coastline is long and easy to navigate with the neighbouring resorts of Praia Verde and Monte Gordo all within around 30 minutes walk.      

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