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VIP Private Guided São Miguel Island Small Group Tour (8-15 People)

Tour Overview

7 days, 6 nights - This is a private guided Tour just for your family/friends if you have between 8 and 15 persons. Enjoy your holidays and learn about one of the most beautiful islands of the Azores - Sao Miguel. Our guide will take your small group through the History, Fauna and Flora of this island. The package includes hotel, breakfast, sightseeing, meals and transfers.

The prices presented on this webpage program requires a minimum of 8 persons and a maximum 15 persons, if you have a different number please visit again our Small Private Group Tours page. In case you don't see a program for the number of persons you have, please contact us.


Day 1 - Arrival to Sao Miguel

The guide will meet at the aiport and bus transfer to the hotel where you'll be staying for the next 6 nights with breakfast included. Free rest of the day. Dinner on your own.

Day 2 - Full day City tour and Sete cidades

09:15AM - Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for a city tour Ponta Delgada, the island Capital. During this tour, you'll experience the local life with a visit to the Farmers Market, Sao Sebastiao Church, Portas da Cidade ( the City Doors), historic Center, Santuario da Esperanca ( Esperanca Sanctuary) followed by a minivan trip to Sete Cidades ( the Twin Lakes), one of the seven Wonders of Portugal. During this tour, you'll stop at the viewpoints of Vista do Rei and Santiago. Picnic Lunch box included. Return to Ponta Delgada via West, passing through several villages ending with a visit to the Pineapple plantation in Faja de Baixo, where you will learn how pineapples are grown inside the glass greenhouses. Back to the hotel and dinner on your own.

Day 3 - Full day Furnas

09:15AM - Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and cross the island to the North side to visit the unique Tea plantation in Europe - Cha da Gorreana. Guided visit and tea tasting. Continue the tour to Furnas, stop at Pedras do Galego viewpoint, visit to the Caldeiras and its fantastic fumaroles and geysers.The group will have the opportunity to see taking out  the famous "Cozido das Furnas" from the ground where it stood for 6 hours cooking slow. The cozido is based on several meats, sausages and vegetables. Lunch at local Restaurant, the famous " Cozido das Furnas". In the afternoon, visit to the Botanical Park Terra Nostra, over two hundreds year old and well known for its natural warm pool. The guide will let you have some free time to enjoy the park and/or the pool after the tour. Return to Ponta Delgada via South with a stop in Vila Franca do Campo, the 1st capital of the island. You may bring your swimsuits and a towel. Dinner on your own.

Day 4 - Half day Fire Lake

09:15AM - Meet your guide at the lobby for a Half day Tour Fire Lake, located in the center of island, during the tour there will be some stops at the most important viewpoints, visit "Caldeira Velha". Stop in Ribeira Grande City, small walk and liquor tasting (if open). Return to Ponta Delgada and check-in at the hotel. Free afternoon and dinner on your own.

Day 5 - Full day Nordeste

09:15AM - Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and tour to the oriental part of the island through the south.  Stop at the famous viewpoint, Miradouro do Pisao where you'll have a view towards Caloura, continue the trip till Povoacao, a municipality located southeastern corner, where it is believed to be associated with the first colonization of the island, in 1427. Before arriving to Nordeste, the least populated village, stop at the viewpoints Ponta da Madrugada and Ponta do Sossego. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return through the North coast, visit the Natural Park Ribeira dos Caldeiroes with its beautiful waterfalls ending with a stop at Santa Iria viewpoint. Back to the hotel and dinner on your own.

Day 6 - Leisure day

Enjoy this free day to walk around downtown. Dinner on your own.

Day 7 - Departure

The guide will meet you at the hotel for the transfer out to the Airport. Flight back home.

What's Included


  • 6 Nights, Hotel 4 star
  • Rooms with sea view
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Round trip airport-hotel transfers
  • Certified Guide
  • Bus transportation
  • Park and entrances fees
  • 2 Lunches and 1 picnic, drinks included
  • Half day tour Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake)
  • Full day City Tour and tour to Sete Cidades (Twin Lakes)
  • Full Day Nordeste
  • Full day Furnas with Botanical Park entrance
  • One complimentary small food crate with local products (Sao Miguel Island only)
  • Not included

    • Airfare. Please contact us for a quote.


    • Package can start any day of the week, suject to confirmation, and can be customized ( subject to a new quote)
    • Private tours for each booking.
    • The hotel is located at the center and close to shops and restaurants
    • Itinerary can be change for a better organization but all services will still be provided.
    • Please inform, at the moment of the reservation, if there's any food allergies or physical limitations as this package includes meals and some walks.

Dates & Rates

  • Rates are per person in US dollars
  • Private program only for your Family or Friends
Departure DateSingle SuperiorDouble SuperiorTriple Superior
6/29/2024 - 10/6/2024$2272$1627$1584
10/7/2024 - 11/2/2024$2022$1502$1472
11/3/2024 - 12/23/2024$1781$1382$1366
12/24/2024 - 12/31/2024$2272$1627$1584


Booking your vacation

  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodation is limited especially in summer months
  • If hotel named in itinerary is not available at time of booking, alternate similar same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
  • 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)
  • If you want a quote for airfare to be included make sure to check yes when prompted during the booking/reservation request process

Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $350 per person per vacation is required to book and hold space 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 90 days from day of departure
  • 50% of total reservation if canceled 85-40 days from day of departure
  • No refunds if canceled less than 39 days or less from date of departure

Cancellation Policy - Airfare

  • Airfare cancellation terms and conditions will be provided to you before ticket is booked

Refund Fees

  • A 3.9% credit card assessed fee will be subtracted from any refunded payment, including deposits refunded due to services requested not available for date of booking.

I want to book. What do I do next?

  • Click on the Book Now button to send your reservation request
  • No payment will be collected at this time
  • Our travel Associate will contact you via email to answer any questions and book your Package
  • If you don't plan to book at this time please click here to contact us with any questions or concerns about your trip or your holiday

Booking Changes

  • A fee of $35 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. 
  • If the change increases the value of the booking, the $35 per person fee will be waived

Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend you purchase travel/cancellation insurance


Superior Hotels

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.

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