From  £580
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a stay in Ponta Delgada
  • Explore the city at your leisure
  • Choose from a range of optional excursions
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Short Break in the Azores - Hotel Vila Nova

5 Day Tour, from £580 per person

Enjoy a short break in Sao Miguel, the largest of the Azores Islands. Staying at the 3-star Hotel Vila Nova in the city of Ponta Delgada, this holiday allows you to have a comfortable base while adding on optional excursions, ensuring that you see the best of the islands highlights. We have suggested two of our favourite excursions below, but this tour can be tailor made to suit your requirements.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
ARRIVE SAO MIGUEL
ARRIVE SAO MIGUEL
Arrive on the island of Sao Miguel and transfer to the 3-star Vila Nova hotel. Check in for four nights. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 2
PONTA DELGADA
PONTA DELGADA
Spend the day at leisure or explore the historic Ponta Delgada. Visit the three arched city gates and stroll around the Praça Gonçalo Velho square with it's array of cafe's and coffee shops, embark on a horse-drawn carriage ride or take the Lagarta Tourist Train that travels along the city's cobbled streets. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 3
OPTIONAL EXCURSION - FURNAS VALLEY
OPTIONAL EXCURSION - FURNAS VALLEY
Today, why not take an excursion to the beautiful Furnas valley, where a visit to the lake with it's volcanic hot springs are awe inspiring. Or enjoy a swim in a natural hot water pool, ask our Travel Specialists for suggestions. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 4
OPTIONAL EXCURSION - WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING
OPTIONAL EXCURSION - WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING
Enjoy a day at leisure of opt to join a whale watching tour. Sail out to the open sea to search for sperm whales and dolphins. The sperm whale, or cachalot, is the largest of the toothed whales and the largest toothed predator, and is a native of the Azores. This magnificent creature puts its head out of the water for a full eight minutes between dives, giving a great opportunity for everyone aboard to take some fantastic photos. Take this half day excursion in either the morning or the afternoon. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 5
FLY TO UK
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £580 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with TAP Portugal from London Gatwick
  • All airport taxes
  • Private return airport transfers
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast in twin/double room at Hotel Vila Nova

Price Excludes

  • Optional excursions

Price Notes

Single supplement £155

Tour Route Map


  1. Azores, Sao Miguel
  2. Azores, Ponta Delgada

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Vila Nova
Hotel Vila Nova
Hotel Vila Nova This modern tourist hotel is set in a perfect central location and an ideal base for exploring Ponta Delgada. The Vila Nova's 102 rooms are spacious and decorated in a......

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