From  £1395
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Taste and sip your way through the streets of Ponta Delgada on walking food tour
  • Spot some of the world's largest mammals on a whale safari
  • Relax in Furnas' thermal pools
  • Take in the famous blue and green lakes at Sete Cidades
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Sao Miguel Escape

8 Day Tour, from £1395 per person

Get away from it all on this invigorating, week long holiday to the Azores, which combines the island's vibrant capital with the geo-thermal village of Furnas.

Indulge in all the best that this beautiful island has to offer while becoming immersed in the sounds, sights and even tastes of São Miguel.

From whale watching to fumaroles, this brand new holiday is packed with exciting excursions to ensure you make the most of your time away, while at the same time incorporating enough down time for a truly relaxing escape.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO SAO MIGUEL
Ponta Delgada in the evening

Arrive in Ponta Delgada and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation
Hotel Talisman
DAY 2
WHALE WATCHING
Sperm whale

Head out on the open sea in your choice of either fiber glass or rigid inflatable boats in search of whales and dolphins. In the evening, enjoy a walking tour of some of Ponta Delgada’s best bars and eateries, sampling unique Azorean beverages, while learning about the local traditions and drinking culture. Through sips and tales, this tour presents the historical Pico wines, locally produced beer, liqueurs and creative cocktails. It’s a great experience for both serious drinks enthusiasts as well as beginners wishing to expand their knowledge. A relaxing stroll through the largest city of the Azores, drinking delicious beverages paired with tasty foods: although the emphasis is on the drinks, there will be plenty of flavourful snacks to eat during the tour!* (B)

 

* Please note that we may offer an alternative tour if Covid-19 restrictions prevent bars and restaurants from opening. 

Accommodation
Hotel Talisman
DAY 3
SETE CIDADES
Sete Sidades credit: ATA Azores Tourism

On this all-terrain jeep tour, visit the village of Sete Cidades and see the two impressive lagoons that have formed in the volcanic caldera, one with blue water and the other green - an incredible natural phenomenon and a sight not to be missed! Along the way, the tour takes in many other picturesque spots, including Lagoa das Empadadas, Nove Janelas, and Cumeeira Norte. Continue to the coastal village of Mosteiros, which boasts natural swimming pools, a fishing harbour and beach of striking black basalt sand. On the return to Ponta Delgada, stop off at Ferraria, a bathing area where the sea water is warm due to fumaroles (hot steam geysers) off the coast. (B,L)

Accommodation
Hotel Talisman
DAY 4
PONTA DELGADA
Old street in Ponta Delgada

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the charming streets of Ponta Delgada or hire a car to explore the island on your own. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Talisman
DAY 5
PONTA DELGAGA
Ponta Delgada, Azores

Enjoy another day at leisure to explore the area by foot or perhaps rent a car or book an optional day excursion to see some of the other very interesting sites in the area. Guided walking trips are also very popular on Sao Miguel. Speak to your Regent Azores specialist for more ideas. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Talisman
DAY 6
PONTAL DELGADA TO FURNAS
Furnas geothermal activity

Today, leave the city behind for the relaxing geo-thermal pools of Furnas Village. Check into Terra Nostra Garden hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore this unique village. (B)

Accommodation
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel
DAY 7
FURNAS
Terra Nostra Garden

Enjoy a free day to explore the beautiful valley of Furnas. We recommend taking some time to explore Terra Nostra Botanical park, where you can swim and relax in a natural hot water pool. (B)

Accommodation
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Today is at leisure until it is time to catch the transfer back to the airport to fly home. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1395 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Ponta Delgada, Azores
  • All airport taxes & Security charges
  • 7 night's accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Return airport transfers & transfer between Ponta Delgada & Furnas
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Excursion - Whale Watching Tour
  • Excursion - Ponta Delgada Walking Food Tour
  • Excursion - Sete Cidades by Jeep

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class. Regional flights are available (supplements may apply)

Tour Route Map


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

Tour Accommodation

Terra Nostra Garden Hotel
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel Offering a complete wellness experience, this stunning hotel is set in a valley amongst beautiful gardens which feature a bubbling lake, outdoor geothermal pool and 30 acres......
Hotel Talisman
Hotel Talisman
Hotel Talisman Hotel Talisman is a charming, four-star hotel located right in the heart of Ponta Delgada’s historic centre, with wonderful restaurants, shopping experiences and tourist......

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