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.
Arrive in Ponta Delgada and transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Head out on the open sea 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. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the largest city of the Azores, drinking delicious beverages paired with tasty foods. (B,D)
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. Along the way, the tour takes in many other picturesque spots. Continue to the coastal village of Mosteiros, which boasts natural swimming pools, a fishing harbour and beach of striking black sand. On the return to Ponta Delgada, stop off at Ferraria, a bathing area where the sea water is warm due to fumaroles off the coast. (B,L)
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the charming streets of Ponta Delgada or hire a car to explore the island in greater depth. (B)
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)
Enjoy the facities of this excellent spa hotel or perhaps enjoy an easy circular walk around Lake Furnas ( 9.5km around 3 hours). (B)
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)
Today is at leisure until it is time to catch the transfer back to the airport to fly home. (B)