Discover the Azores in São Miguel
- 7, 10 or 14 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Discover the natural wonders of the Portuguese Azores! Stay 7, 10 or 14 nights in a 4 or 5-star hotel incl. breakfast, rental car & flights
Be enchanted by the beautiful Azores, the natural wonderland of the Atlantic Ocean. Stay on the largest island of the archipelago, São Miguel, and explore breathtaking green-clad cliffs and volcanic landscapes with your included rental car. Watch the sunrise in the east, admire the countless colourful hydrangeas and immerse yourself in the bubbling hot springs. At the end of the day, drive 65 kilometres in the opposite direction to see the sun slip back into the ocean. What are you waiting for? Get ready to discover the Portuguese jewel of the Atlantic in style!
- 7, 10 or 14 nights in the Azores
- Breakfast included (Half board upgrade available)
- Welcome drink
- Rental car
- Return flight from London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted to Ponta Delgada
The Magical Azores
The nine main islands of the Azores archipelago lie in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about 1400 kilometres from mainland Europe. In this secluded paradise, discover stunning volcanic lakes, lush green landscapes with a tropical flair, fabulous cliffs and historic gems. The main island of the Azores is called São Miguel, discovered in the late Middle Ages and also known as the "green island". Explore the rich flora and fauna of this isolated, ecological sanctuary in the Atlantic and discover fascinating culture and architecture. In Ponta Delgada, wander the picturesque old town and end the day with a cool drink in the welcoming marina, where you can also book whale watching tours and observe bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat.
We work with our trusted partners in the region to offer you the best possible stay.
When you plan your trip, after you've selected a date, we will show you all the information about the hotel you will be staying at.
Benefits of all the hotels
- 24 hours front desk
- Free Wifi
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Whale Watching •
From April to October, experience one of the largest animals in the world on this 3-hour boat trip. During this excursion, you will spot whales as well as dolphins and sperm whales. Includes English-speaking guide and drinks.
• Hike Fogo Lake •
Lake Fogo is one of the most beautiful lakes on the island of São Miguel. During this 3.5-hour hike, you descend over a dirt road to the shore of the lake. Once at the bottom, walk along a beach of snow-white sand made of pumice stone. This excursion is not suitable for children under 12 years. Includes English-speaking guide, walking sticks and transfer to and from Ponta Delgada. Travellers will drive themselves to Ponta Delgada.
• Hike Lagoa 7 Cidades •
Discover the west of São Miguel on this fantastic 7-hour excursion. You will be picked up in the morning to visit one of the seven wonders of Portugal: the famous Sete Cidades. Following your hike, you will be driven to Ponta da Ferraria to take a dip in the thermal pools. This excursion is not suitable for children under 12 years. Includes English-speaking guide, walking sticks, light meals and transfer to and from Ponta Delgada.
- Rental car deposit
- Fuel, tolls and parking fees
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.
Maximum two persons per room.
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Children discounts apply based on departure date and length of stay, please continue the booking process to see the final price
It is possible to arrange a cot during this trip. Contact customer service to make an enquiry.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
The national currency of Portugal is the euro (EUR).
Please note that for the Lago De Fogo optional excursion, travellers will transfer themselves to the meeting and finish point at Ponta Delgada.