Altura beach is located just 40km east of Faro. This beach which bears the same name as the nearby town is set between the beaches of Praia Verde and Praia da Lota. Altura beach is wide, flat and very accessible. The facilities on the beach are very good including toilets, restaurants and a wealth of water activities from jet skiing to wind surfing to snorkeling to name but a few. The beach is supervised by life guards during the bathing season and there is also plenty of parking available. Praia de Altura is one of the Algarve’s hidden gems and once discovered it is a place to return to time and time again.