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Best of Azores - 7 days in Sao Miguel

This trip will show you the best of Europe's last paradise - the island of São Miguel in the Azores. Embark on the tour and have a truly unforgettable experience!

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Why choose this experience

Feel the Nature around you and relax in the Azores, "Europe's Hawaii". Sao Miguel island is one of Portugal's best known secrets. It's luxurious green, hot thermal waters,  amazing vulcanic lagoons and the quality of the food will make you want to stay forever. 


Let's us take you in a experience that comprises a charming hotel centrally located in Ponta Delgada, several day tours and a top up experience of your choice that will have you bragging about your Azores trip for years.


Let yourself be carried away by the charms of the island and spend 7 wonderful days in a true paradise.

What's included

  • 6 nights in twin-share rooms at 4-star hotels, breakfast included
  • Three full-day tours which include lunch 
  • Half-day experience at your choice
  • Private transfers throughout the tour

What's not included

  • Expenses related to obtaining products or services not included in the program
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Gratuities of any kind
  • City tax
  • Entrance to monuments and museums
  • Travel insurance

Meet the Itinerary

Day 1 - You have arrived in Azores!

Day 1 - You have arrived in Azores!

A driver will be waiting for you at arrivals and will transfer you from Sao Miguel Airport to your 4 star Hotel, centrally located. 

Free time to relax and discover Ponta Delgada charming cafes and  many other of our suggested spots.


*We can organize travel from Lisbon or Porto, contact us for more.

Day 2 - A blue and green paradise

Day 2 - A blue and green paradise

After breakfast, tour to Lagoa do Fogo and Sete Cidades.

The tour begins strongly for those with a sweet tooth by visiting the traditional pineapple´s plantation, biological culture developed on greenhouses where it’s possible to taste the pineapple´s liquor. 

The journey continues on the west coast of the island where you'll enjoy the view Pico de Carvão‘s viewpoint. Surrounded by the greenest vegetation, we will find in Vista do Rei ‘s viewpoint at Sete Cidades volcanic complex. From here, you can see the twin lakes,  and it's iconic  blue and green colors. 

Once on the crater, there´s the amazing Santiago‘s lake to see. A stop will be made in the picturesque Sete Cidades town where the lunch will be served in a regional restaurant. In the afternoon, the tour goes along the coast enjoying the western landscape until we arrive to Capelas, an ancient whaling village, stopping at Pedras Negras‘s viewpoint to see the northern coast of the island.

Continuing in the north coast, we will stop to visit the Ribeira Grande town and its historic center. Optionally, it is possible to go to the Regional Liquor’s Factory and taste its liquors. After that, Caldeira Velha, a natural reserve, is the chosen place to take an optional bath enjoying the warm water from a waterfall. 

The last stop will be to take a look over the fantastic Lagoa do Fogo. Returning to Ponta Delgada going down by Pico da Barrosa, we will have once more the supreme view over the newest and narrowest part of the island.


Day 3 - Get ready for (more) idyllic scenarios

Day 3 - Get ready for (more) idyllic scenarios

After breakfast we will pick you up at the hotel to further explore the Island. 

The first stop will be at Vila Franca do Campo, the first capital of São Miguel, located in the south coast, where it´s possible to taste the famous local pastry – Queijada da Vila, an  historic recipe of the town. Arriving at Furnas‘ valley, near the gorgeous Furnas Lake, we will see some volcanic phenomena, known as fumaroles and also to see how  the famous Cozido das Furnas (Furnas stew) is cooked, a gastronomic delight of Azores. The tour is followed by a visit to Terra Nostra garden (optional) before the lunch having the possibility to experience a thermal bath - a must do in our opinion, bring your swimsuits!

At Furnas village is possible to see more volcanic phenomena, where you can see the fumaroles in a mix of hot and fresh waters, some with medicinal properties. On the way up to the mountains we will stop to see the amazing view over Furnas valley, from Pico de Ferro‘s viewpoint. 

By the north coast, more precisely in Ribeira Grande, we will visit the Gorreana tea plantation and its factory, where we can taste the two kinds of tea – black and green. 

The last stop will be at Santa Iria‘s viewpoint to have a gorgeous view over the north coast.


Day 4 - It's whale watching day!

Day 4 - It's whale watching day!

Have you ever seen whales and dolphins up close? Then this is it!
During this trip, you will have the opportunity to see some of the 28 species of cetaceans that have already been identified in the waters of the Azores. You'll be in the company of whales and dolphins during the three-hour boat trip, where you may also see turtles, birds and other marine species.
Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Ponta Delgada

Day 5 - Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of São Miguel

Day 5 - Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of São Miguel

Full free day for you to explore the city on your own and enjoy the island laid back ambiance.

Day 6 - Nordeste wonders

Day 6 - Nordeste wonders

After breakfast we will pick you up at the hotel to further explore the Island. The day begins leaving Ponta Delgada towards the north coast with the first stop at Ribeira dos Caldeirões. Here, we will be delighted by the beautiful waterfall, very well-known as Véu da Noiva and its watermills and gardens.


Passing by the picturesque village of Nordeste towards the wonderful and landscaped viewpoints, Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada, placed in the eastern tip of the island, is possible to view the beautiful lighthouse from the top of the cliff. The lunch will be at Povoação’s village, the first place to be settled. In the afternoon, you can relax near the sea or visit its historic center. The way back to Ponta Delgada is made along the south coast, passing by the Lake of Furnas.

Day 7 - We warned you wouldn't want to leave!

Day 7 - We warned you wouldn't want to leave!

Like all good things, this had to come to an end, but worry not, we can further extend your stay, contact us for more info.After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport.


What you should bring:

  • Comfortable footwear;
  • Sunglasses and hat;
  • Sunscreen in spring and summer;
  • Light coat all year round;
  • Raincoat in winter;

Deposits are non-refundable. To get a refund, you must cancel at least 31 days before your experience start time. If you cancel less than 31 days before the start time of the experience, the amount paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 31 days before the start time of the experience will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience's local time. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If canceled because the minimum has not been met, you will receive a different date/experience or a full refund.

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This trip will show you the best of Europe's last paradise - the island of São Miguel in the Azores. Embark on the tour and have a truly unforgettable experience!
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