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- 3 Full Day Tours with lunch included
- 3 Nights in Hotel Marina Atlântico
- 3 Nights in Terra Nostra Hotel
- Airfare from Boston (roundtrip)
- Airport Transfers (roundtrip)
- Certified Guide
- Daily Breakfast
- Early check-in
- Entrance fees to parks
- Pick up and Drop off*
- Welcome gift
Terra Nostra Hotel:
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, in the heart of São Miguel Island, is often considered to be the best Hotel in the Azores, having won many international accolades. Located in Furnas Valley, Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is nestled in one of the World’s best “Green Retreats,” as deemed by Condé Nast Traveler – the 18th century Terra Nostra Garden exudes a breathtaking atmosphere of exoticism in perfect harmony with nature.
Hotel Marina Atlântico:
Hotel Marina Atlântico in Ponta Delgada embodies a ship, with high masts, resting on the shore. Considered a reference in São Miguel Island, its decor is luminous and modern, inspired by nautical motifs and inviting you to have a serene and unique experience. Across the marina and the Port of Cruises, in the seafront of Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island, Hotel Marina Atlântico offers a superb view of the ocean in the horizon colored by boat masts.
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December 26 - Saturday
BOSTON/ PONTA DELGADAEmbark on your 7-day adventure with an evening departure aboard TAP for a transatlantic overnight flight to Ponta Delgada. Dinner will be served on-board, accompanied by a selection of Portuguese wines to compliment your meal.
December 27 - Sunday
AIRPORT - FURNASArrive in the early morning at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada. Once clearing customs, your driver(s) will be awaiting your arrival for transportation to the Terra Nostra Hotel. The rest of the day is a great opportunity for relaxing in Terra Nostra Park hot springs or just a walk in the beautiful garden.
December 28 - Monday
Full-Day Tour – FURNAS
Visit one of the most well-known parts of the island, Furnas. An active volcano, although in a dormant state. It is possible to see several types of secondary volcanism. This volcanic activity includes fumaroles, boilers, sour waters, and hot springs. Immerse yourself in Poça Dona Beija thermal pools, where relaxing waters will relieve stress and achy muscles. Tour our emblematic tea factories, which are the only ones in Europe. Learn about the historic factory and finish with a tea tasting of all types of tea products. This tour will run both north and south, surrounded by views of the mighty valleys and mountains.
December 29 - Tuesday
Full-Day Tour – NORDESTE
Explore the most rugged part of the island, Nordeste. This mysteriously charming land blankets over the Atlantic painted with beautiful flowers & the most vivid shades of green. Rich in natural beauty, Nordeste possesses spectacular valleys that break through the earth and stretch to the sea. Visit the captivating mountain range of Tronqueira, and the highest mountain on the island, Pico da Vara. The native bird, the Priolo, resides on Pico da Vara. Lose yourself in the silence of nature and the calming breeze that whistles through the trees in the distance. In this corner of the island, we bask in the grace of untouched wild nature.
December 30 - Wednesday
FURNAS - PDL
Check-out and Transfer to Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo Tour
Full-Day Tour - SETE CIDADES & LAGOA DO FOGOOn this tour, we will travel to a part of the island of São Miguel that holds the most beautiful lakes, Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo. Starting with a short visit to a pineapple plantation, you will see how the pineapple is cultivated, followed by a sampling of liqueur made from the fruit. We will then proceed to visit Canário Lake and Santiago Lake. Next, we will ascend to the famous “Vista do Rei” for a panoramic view of the two lakes of Sete Cidades. A typical lunch will be served. After lunch, we head to Lagoa do Fogo, making stops in Ribeira Grande and Caldeira Velha along the way. At the top of Lagoa do Fogo we will view both the north and south coasts of São Miguel. Check-in Marina Atlântico
December 31 - Thursday
WALKING TOUR IN PONTA DELGADAPonta Delgada is the largest and most important city of São Miguel and the Azores, with over five centuries of existence. We’ll explore this modern cosmopolitan city full of history, heritage and know the main monuments of the city; The rest of the day is a great opportunity for relaxing or to explore the city of Ponta Delgada.
Enjoy from your room balcony located across the city’s marina overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the amazing Firework Show.
January 1 - Friday
January 2 - Saturday
PONTA DELGADA/ BOSTON
Departure day means saying "goodbye" or perhaps just "see you later" to the beautiful island of São Miguel. We hope that on the flight back you reminisce of the delicious food, beautiful sights, and good times that you had on the trip, we hope to host you again in the future!
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PAYMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS: A 50% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking with the balance due in full 60 days before departure. Price and availability quoted are not guaranteed and subject to change until deposits are paid in full. Unless otherwise noted, scheduled tours and events will take place ‘RAIN OR SHINE’ and are non-refundable/non-transferable. Group rates are based on minimum numbers of passengers traveling; if the number of passengers falls below the minimum required, a surcharge may be imposed or the tour may be canceled.
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