From  £740
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy the tranquil setting of the Eco Beach Resort
  • Stay in a contemporary villa with a sea view
  • Enjoy the outdoor pool, restaurant and quiet beach bar
  • Opt for an excursion and swim with dolphins
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Romantic Retreat at Eco Beach

5 Day Tour, from £740 per person
Spend 5 days at the beautiful Eco Beach resort and enjoy a tranquil setting facing the sea. Each of these contemporary Scandinavian-style villas features a double bedroom, living room, kitchenette and WC. Relax in your own hot tub or in the pool, or simply unwind with a book or enjoy the sea view. Car hire is included making it easy to explore the island of Sao Miguel with its emerald green crater lakes, lava fields and awe-inspiring scenery at your leisure. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
Arrive Sao Miguel
Arrive Sao Miguel
Arrive at Ponta Delgada and collect the hire car. Drive to the Santa Barbara Eco Beach resort and check into a Blue & Green Villa for 4 nights.
Accommodation
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
         
DAY 2
Sete Cidades
Sete Cidades
After breakfast, why not take a drive to Sete Cidades and discover the highlights of the western side of Sao Miguel. Set in the centre of a huge volcanic crater, Sete Cidades is the largest parish in Ponta Delgada with traditional houses overlooking a vast turquoise crater lake. Marvel at awe-inspiring views from viewpoints scattered across the west, and enjoy the thrill of a jeep ride through spectacular scenery, rolling hills and picturesque villages. (B)
Accommodation
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
         
DAY 3
Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
This morning, drive to the marina at Ponta Delgada and opt for a unique excursion. Sail out to the open waters of the Atlantic and enjoy an unforgettable experience, swimming with a variety of dolphins in their natural habitat. Come up close to Atlantic spotted dolphins, Rissos dolphins and bottlenose dolphins, enjoying a lesson in these beautiful animals from the team onboard beforehand.

Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the town of Ponta Delgada with it's Marina, cobbled streets and historical buildings. (B)
Accommodation
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
         
DAY 4
Furnas Valley
Furnas Valley
After breakfast, grab the camera and take a drive to the volcano-rich Furnas Valley. Marvel at the giant crater lake, Lagoa das Furnas, which is populated by aquamarine water, several fumaroles and mud pools. Visit the village that sits in the valley and witness hot springs and geysers while travelling the region, amid plenty of photo stops. (B)
Accommodation
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
         
DAY 5
Depart for UK
This morning, drive to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £740 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with TAP Air Portugal from London Heathrow via Lisbon
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • 4 nights accommodation at the Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort in a double self catering room including breakfast
  • Car hire throughout in a Group B car (Punto size car or similar) with unlimited mileage & CDW insurance

Price Excludes

  • Car PAI insurance at €3.61 per day
  • Fuel
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Optional swim with dolphins excursion

Tour Route Map


  1. Azores, Sao Miguel

Tour Accommodation

Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort
Santa Barbara Eco Beach Resort Situated in a quiet area between the mountains and the sea, these contemporary Scandinavian-style villas offer the perfect place to relax and unwind. Each villa is......

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