From  £870
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Perfect for first time visitors
  • Swim with dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Witness volcanoes, geysers and hot springs
  • Tour the island by jeep
  • Stay in a charming 4-star boutique hotel
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The Best of Sao Miguel

5 Day Tour, from £870 per person

Explore the highlights of the largest island in the Azores, the beautiful Sao Miguel on this 4 night short break. Stay in the charming Hotel Do Colegio - a restored music school which has retained some of its original Victorian period features. This boutique hotel offers the perfect base to enjoy the historic Ponta Delgada and the highlights of Sao Miguel. Embark on jeep tours of the island's volcanoes, turquoise crater lakes and sweeping views of Sao Miguel, and experience the thrill of swimming with dolphins in their natural habitat - the open waters of the Atlantic.

Tour Itinerary

Arrive Ponta Delgada
Arrive Ponta Delgada
Arrive in Ponta Delgada and transfer to the hotel Do Colegio. Check in for 4 nights.
Hotel Do Colegio
Sete Citades and west Sao Miguel Jeep Tour
Sete Citades and west Sao Miguel Jeep Tour
After breakfast, embark on a jeep tour of 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, L)
Hotel Do Colegio
Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins
This morning, sail out to the open waters of the Atlantic for an unforgettable experience. Swim with a variety of dolphins in their natural habitat and 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)
Hotel Do Colegio
Furnas Valley Jeep Tour
Furnas Valley Jeep Tour
Today, embark on an exciting jeep tour of 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 touring the region by jeep. (B, L)
Hotel Do Colegio
Return to UK
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £870 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 Hotel Do Colegio in a double/twin room including breakfast
  • All transfers and excursions as listed in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing tours with English speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals other than specified

Tour Route Map

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

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Do Colegio
Hotel Do Colegio
Hotel Do Colegio This charming hotel is situated in a cobbled street in the historical area of Ponta Delgada. An old converted school, the building has retained many of its period features and has......

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