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Description

Visit the beautiful and spectacular Azores Islands with this leisurely tour of Flores, Faial, Terceira and Sao Miguel. Start at the westernmost point in Europe, the Island of Flores, and continue through the islands to Faial, Terceira, and Sao Miguel, and visit Pico by way of a ferry from Faial. In mid-summer Sao Jorge can be accessed by ferry from Faial and Corvo by ferry from Flores. Also included in this package are accommodations, breakfast buffet daily, car and Assistance. Upon final payment for this package, Azores.com will provide you with a 24 hour assistance local phone number and a PDF manual with a suggested itinerary of the main areas of interest.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Flores

Arrival and pickup the car at the airport.

Day 2 - Flores

Explore Flores.

Day 3 - Flores

Explore Flores. Suggest a possible visit to Corvo via ferry. No rental car in Corvo.

Day 4 -Flores/Faial

Check out from the Hotel, return the car at the airport and flight to Faial.

Day 5 - Faial

Explore Faial.

Day 6 - Pico

Drop off the car at the harbor of Horta, take a 30 minute ferry trip to Pico. Pickup the car at the harbor of Madalena in the morning and return it late afternoon. Explore Pico. Ferry back to Faial.

Day 7 - Faial

Day at leisure in Faial.

Day 8 - Faial/Terceira

Check out from the Hotel, return the car at the airport and flight to Terceira.  Arrival to Terceira airport (aka Lajes) and pickup the rented car. Head to Angra do Heroismo, about 24 kilometers away. Spend 3 nights at a hotel with daily buffet breakfast included.

Day 9 - Terceira

Explore Terceira.

Day 10 - Terceira

Explore Terceira.

Day 11 -Terceira/Sao Miguel

Check out from the Hotel, return the car at the airport and flight to Sao Miguel. Arrival and pickup the car at the airport.

Day 12 -  S. Miguel

Explore S. Miguel.

Day 13 - S. Miguel

Explore S. Miguel.

Day 14 - S. Miguel

Explore S. Miguel.

Day 15 - S. Miguel

Check out from the Hotel and return the car at the airport. Flight back home. Have a great trip back!

Note to our Visitors and Potential Customers: One of the most frequent questions is if we book other than customers in the USA, Canada and Portugal. Yes, we do. We have been booking online globally since 1996 including customers from the UK, EU, Australia, Brazil, UAE and many other lovely countries around the world. Our pricing is based on USA dollars as it is the accepted international currency for trade, we accept payments in American and Canadian Dollars and Euros. Happy Travels!

    PROGRAMS UPDATES: Any reservation made before September 6, 2022 to travel 2023, will not have any changes on their prices and Hotels booked, unless the client request to change then prices will also be updated. If you don't see 2023 rates in the program, this means this program is in process of being updated and will also affect the prices for 2022.
  • Rates are per person in US dollars
  • Rates don't include city taxes when applicable and must be paid directly to the hotel.
  • Package can start any day of the week and all year round.
  • Private program, except in Flores Islands on the 5 Island Classic Tour
  • Dates shown are for tour land departure. If you are taking an overnight flight to reach the tour departure city plan to book your flight one day earlier than date shown on table
  • Rates do include inter island Airfare as per the program.
  • The third person in a triple room, cannot be older than 18 years old in all Hotel categories.

Departure DateSolo ComfortSolo Boutique Solo SuperiorSingle ComfortSingle BoutiqueSingle SuperiorDouble ComfortDouble BoutiqueDouble SuperiorTriple ComfortTriple BoutiqueTriple Superior
10/6/2022 - 10/31/2022$3998$4124$4315$2822$2947$3138$2011$2152$2236$1644$1390$1704
11/1/2022 - 12/31/2022$3536$3606$3834$2473$2543$2772$1834$1861$1996$1523$1227$1543
1/1/2023 - 3/22/2023$3291$3375$3590$2351$2435$2650$1712$1738$1873$1441$1202$1462
3/23/2023 - 4/23/2023$4151$4276$4467$2927$3052$3244$2183$2225$2309$1759$1437$1752
4/24/2023 - 9/30/2023$4940$5117$5117$3585$3762$3855$2563$2596$2792$2022$1670$2075
10/1/2023 - 10/31/2023$3998$4124$4315$2822$2947$3138$2011$2152$2236$1644$1390$1704
11/1/2023 - 12/31/2023$3536$3606$3834$2473$2543$2772$1834$1861$1996$1523$1227$1543

Included:

  • 14 Night accommodations
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 15 Days car rental
  • Ferry tickets Horta/Pico/ Horta w/ one day car rental
  • Airfare: Flores/Faial/Terceira/Sao Miguel
  • Automatic transmission vehicle
  • Unlimited kilometers
  • Airport Taxes
  • CDW and TP basic insurance
  • 24 Hour assistance
  • 1 Brunch (Sao Miguel Only)
  • Complimentary Welcome Crate (Sao Miguel Only)
  • Not Included

  • International Airfare (please contact us for a quote)
  • City taxes
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Super CDW and other insurances
  • Liability fee
  • Gas
Horta bay - Faial island - Azores
S. Miguel road with trees - Azores
Angra do Heroismo town center - Azores
Horta street with Pico island view - Faial Azores Portugal
Sao Miguel street - S. Miguel Azores Portugal
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Comfort Hotels

Horta - Azoris Faial Garden Resort Hotel

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The Azoris Faial Garden Resort Hotel is just a 7 minute walk to the beach. This property is situated in parkland on the edge of the city of Horta. The hotel features both indoor and outdoor pools and breathtaking views of the Horta marina and Pico Mountain. 

The hotel’s restaurant offers panoramic Atlantic Ocean views, as well as, a buffet breakfast and an à la carte lunch and dinner of Portuguese specialities. There is also a snack bar and an outdoor café.

The hotel’s guest rooms open onto balconies overlooking the pool area. Each is air conditioned and equipped with a minibar.

Azoris Faial Garden – Resort Hotel features a tennis court and a fitness centre. After a workout, guests can unwind in the spa pool or the sauna.

Azoris Faial Garden is just 6.2 miles away from Horta Airport. The town and marina of Horta is within walking distance of the hotel. 

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Angra do Heroismo - Hotel Cruzeiro

Hotel Cruzeiro ( Terceira)

Hotel Cruzeiro, a 4 star Hotel, is the latest hotel unit to open in Angra do Heroísmo, Unesco World Heritage city, located 5-minute walk from various points of interest, such as the Angra bay, Sé Church, Old Town Square (Praça Velha), Museum, Pico da Memória, among others. Wi-Fi access is available in all areas of the hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and a bar, where lunches, dinners and snacks are served and private parking.

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Santa Cruz das Flores - Hotel das Flores

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Surrounded by green hills on the island of Flores, the Inatel features rooms with balconies offering panoramic ocean views. It has an oceanfront garden with swimming pool and sun terrace.

All soundproofed rooms feature contemporary décor and hardwood floors. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and satellite flat-screen TV, while the bathroom comes with bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Each morning, the Inatel Flores serves a buffet breakfast in the dining room. Its restaurant offers fine dining and the well-stocked bar is open well into the evening for drinks.

Guests are welcome to relax in the Flores’s garden with its poolside terrace and barbecue area overlooking the Atlantic. Many pretty hiking and cycling trails can also be found nearby.

Hotel Flores is half a mile from central Santa Cruz, the island’s capital. Calderas National Park is a 30-minute drive away and free on-site parking is available.

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Ponta Delgada - Neat Hotel Avenida

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Featuring free WiFi and a fitness center, Neat Hotel Avenida offers accommodations in Ponta Delgada.

Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Certain units have a sitting area where you can relax. All rooms come with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

There is a hairdresser's at the property.

Car rental is available at this hotel and the area is popular for horseback riding and windsurfing. Portas da Cidade is 1,000 feet from Neat Hotel Avenida, and Santuario Nossa Senhora da Esperanca is half a mile away. The nearest airport is João Paulo II Airport, 1.9 miles from Neat Hotel Avenida.

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Boutique Hotels

Santa Cruz das Flores - Hotel das Flores

hotel das flores front

Surrounded by green hills on the island of Flores, the Inatel features rooms with balconies offering panoramic ocean views. It has an oceanfront garden with swimming pool and sun terrace.

All soundproofed rooms feature contemporary décor and hardwood floors. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and satellite flat-screen TV, while the bathroom comes with bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Each morning, the Inatel Flores serves a buffet breakfast in the dining room. Its restaurant offers fine dining and the well-stocked bar is open well into the evening for drinks.

Guests are welcome to relax in the Flores’s garden with its poolside terrace and barbecue area overlooking the Atlantic. Many pretty hiking and cycling trails can also be found nearby.

Hotel Flores is half a mile from central Santa Cruz, the island’s capital. Calderas National Park is a 30-minute drive away and free on-site parking is available.

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Ponta Delgada - Hotel Do Colegio

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Hotel Do Colegio offers accommodations in Ponta Delgada. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units include a sitting area for your convenience. Each room comes with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.

The nearest airport is João Paulo II Airport, 1.2 miles from the property. 

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Horta - Hotel Horta

hotel horta front view

Located in Horta, 26 miles from Pontas Negras, Hotel Horta features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel also provides bike rental. Horta Airport is 5 miles away.

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Angra do Heroismo - Quinta das Merces

Quinta das Merces is a peaceful country house offering luxury accommodations next to the sea. It is situated on Mount Brasil, 20 minutes' from the center of Angra do Heroísmo.

This small pension has just 13 beautifully presented and classically furnished non airconditioned guest rooms, . Some of the rooms have their own private garden, some of the rooms feature a sea view.

Quinta das Mercês is surrounded by 376737 ft² of grounds and woodlands and offers some great walking circuits. Other recreational facilities include a seawater pool, tennis, fishing and Turkish bath.

Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served buffet style each morning. Lunch and dinner is also available on a request basis.

Superior Hotels

Santa Cruz das Flores - Hotel das Flores

hotel das flores front

Surrounded by green hills on the island of Flores, the Inatel features rooms with balconies offering panoramic ocean views. It has an oceanfront garden with swimming pool and sun terrace.

All soundproofed rooms feature contemporary décor and hardwood floors. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and satellite flat-screen TV, while the bathroom comes with bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Each morning, the Inatel Flores serves a buffet breakfast in the dining room. Its restaurant offers fine dining and the well-stocked bar is open well into the evening for drinks.

Guests are welcome to relax in the Flores’s garden with its poolside terrace and barbecue area overlooking the Atlantic. Many pretty hiking and cycling trails can also be found nearby.

Hotel Flores is half a mile from central Santa Cruz, the island’s capital. Calderas National Park is a 30-minute drive away and free on-site parking is available.

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Horta - Hotel do Canal

The 4-star Hotel do Canal is situated in Horta on Faial Island. It is just 100 meters from the beach and offers panoramic views of Pico Mountain and the bay.

Soundproofed rooms are bright and have modern wood furnishings. They come equipped with cable TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Free fresh fruit and a bottle of mineral water are in the room upon arrival.

A well-equipped fitness center and massage treatments are available at the hotel. There is also a sauna and a Turkish steam bath. Staff at the 24-hour reception desk can arrange car rental.

Guests can enjoy a coffee and newspaper in the bar which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Clipper Restaurant offers all-day dining and local specialties.

Hotel do Canal is just 10 minutes’ walk from the Horta Marina and is a 10-minute drive from Horta Airport. Free private parking is possible on site.

Ponta Delgada - Hotel Marina Atlantico

Hotel Marina Atlantico is in the center of Ponta Delgada overlooking the marina and the harbor. There is an indoor pool and the rooms are modernly furnished with cable TV.

The spacious, contemporary guest rooms at Hotel Marina Atlantico are air conditioned and fitted with a minibar. The private bathrooms feature complimentary bathroom amenities.

The on-site fitness centre is well-equipped and features flat-screen TVs. Guests can relax in Marina Atlantico’s sauna, steam bath or with a massage.

With views of the marina, the hotel’s Escuna Restaurant serves traditional Portuguese meals. Palhabote Bar on the ground floor has refreshing drinks and light snacks.

Marina Atlantico also has a full-service business center, a 24-hour front desk and a car rental service.

Ponta Delgada Airport is just 3 km away.

Angra do Heroísmo - Pousada Castelo de S. Sebastiao

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This property is a 8-minute walk from the beach. Set on top of a cliff, Pousada de Angra do Heroismo Castelo de S. Sebastiao is a modern hotel housed in a 16th century Fortress known as Saint Sebastian's Little Castle.

The Pousada offer rooms and one suite with modern décor and furnishing. The suite and some rooms include terraces with views over the sea and the Monte Brasil. All living units contain LCD TV and internet connection.

There are 2 swimming pools: one for adults and the other for children. Guests can enjoy the regional cuisine while taking in views of the sea and pool area.

The Pousada is located in the village centre of Angra do Heroísmo was classified World Heritage by UNESCO. Angra do Heroísmo also offers many activitiy options, such as marine hunting, diving, sport fishing and boat tours.

Pousada de Angra do Heroismo Castelo de S. Sebastiao is located at a 23-minute drive from the Lajes International Airport.

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Booking your vacation

  • While prices are shown in $USA, we can convert and charge in British Pound, Euro and Canadian dollar
  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodations and inter-island flight is limited especially in summer months
  • If hotels named in itinerary are not available at time of booking, alternate similar same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
  • Order of islands visited may need to be altered due to flight schedule changes
  • Unless otherwise indicated, sightseeing tours are by private car with English speaking driver. Other languages are available upon request
  • Quotations with different hotels have a non refundable deposit of $50. Deposit will be credited towards final booking price

Booking your Vacation with Air

  • International airfare for this package is additional to price shown on Rates table. Departure cities are limited to those serviced by SATA International (Azores Airlines)
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Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $350 per person per vacation is required to book and hold both land and air for you.
  • Final payment is due 45 days before departure
  • Option to pay full price up front is available

Cancellation Policy - Land Portion

  • $350 per person if canceled up to 45 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • 25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • 50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • No refunds if canceled less than 7 days from date of arrival

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