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Exploring Altura, Portugal: Your Guide with RhinoCarHire

Tucked within the Algarve's eastern coastline, Altura is a charming seaside town, celebrated for its unspoiled beaches, serene ambiance, and warm hospitality. As a lesser-known gem compared to its bustling Algarvian neighbors, Altura promises authentic Portuguese experiences blended with coastal bliss.

Why RhinoCarHire is Perfect for Altura:

  1. Explore at Your Leisure: With RhinoCarHire, meander through Altura's scenic routes, from its sandy shores to inland wonders, at your own pace.
  2. Make the Most of Your Time: Without being bound by public transport schedules, enjoy more sun, sea, and sand.
  3. Travel in Comfort: Settle into a journey where spontaneous detours are welcomed, and every ride feels like a home away from home.

Driving Essentials in Altura:

  • Nearest Airport: Faro Airport, situated approximately 60 km to the west of Altura, offers a smooth 45-minute drive via the A22.
  • Tolls: The A22, or Via do Infante, is a tolled route. RhinoCarHire is here to assist with streamlined toll payment solutions or alternative route suggestions.
  • Road Conditions: Altura's roads are well-maintained, ensuring a pleasant driving experience, whether you're cruising along the coast or venturing inland.
  • Traffic: Generally tranquil, Altura’s roads can see a modest increase in traffic during the sun-soaked summer months.
  • Parking: Altura provides a mix of street parking and dedicated parking areas, especially near popular beach spots. Always heed local signage to ensure correct parking.

Must-Visit Spots in Altura with RhinoCarHire:

  1. Praia da Altura: A mere drive from the town center, this expansive sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing, beachcombing, and water sports.
  2. Castro Marim: Just a 10-minute drive north, discover this historic town with its medieval castle offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
  3. Reserva Natural do Sapal: Easily accessible by car, this nature reserve, situated northwest of Altura, is a sanctuary for bird enthusiasts and those seeking tranquility.
  4. Cacela Velha: A brief drive westward leads to this picturesque village, renowned for its stunning coastal views and historic architecture.
  5. Mercado de Altura: Dive into local flavors with a drive to this vibrant market, showcasing fresh produce, seafood, and regional specialties.

Tips for a Seamless Altura Adventure with RhinoCarHire:

  • Stay Oriented: A reliable navigation system or map app ensures you effortlessly uncover Altura's best spots.
  • Plan for the Peak: If visiting during the popular summer months, a slightly earlier start can help you beat the crowds at popular locales.
  • Book Ahead: To guarantee your ideal vehicle and attractive rates, consider securing your RhinoCarHire booking in advance.

Journeying through Altura with RhinoCarHire introduces you to a side of the Algarve that’s both serene and invigorating. From golden beaches to historical heartbeats, let the roads guide you through the tapestry of experiences that Altura weaves. 

Current Rental Rates in Altura

Renault Megane

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.77 EUR/day
Renault Megane

7 Days rental at 117.45 EUR from 11/12/2023

  3 |
  Manual |

Renault Twingo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 16.80 EUR/day
Renault Twingo

7 Days rental at 117.61 EUR from 11/12/2023

  2 |
  Manual |

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 17.70 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 123.90 EUR from 11/12/2023

  2 |
  Manual |

Nissan Leaf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 42.61 EUR/day
Nissan Leaf

7 Days rental at 298.29 EUR from 11/12/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Useful to know about Altura

  • Altura is a small resort in the Algarve, just 5 miles from the border with Spain
  • The E1 highway passes through Altura making travel around the southern coast of Portgual quick and easy
  • Quinta da Ria and Quinta de Cima golf courses are just a mile from Altura


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Altura car hire information

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    Keddy by Europcar EMEA Corporate
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