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Azores 5 Island Self-Drive Getaway


From $1221

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

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

  • Rates are per person in US dollars
  • 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 not include Airfare. Please choose the yes box in the reservation process when it prompts you if you wish us to quote package with Airfare.

Departure DateSolo ComfortSolo BoutiqueSolo SuperiorSingle ComfortSingle BoutiqueSingle SuperiorDouble ComfortDouble BoutiqueDouble SuperiorTriple ComfortTriple BoutiqueTriple Superior
6/24/2018 - 9/30/2018$4020$4123$4877$2632$2734$3489$2101$2152$2562$1527$1626$2036
10/1/2018 - 10/31/2018$3532$3667$4140$2143$2278$2752$1825$1907$2179$1342$1449$1722
11/1/2018 - 12/31/2018$3181$3316$3845$1891$2025$2555$1657$1721$2021$1221$1325$1608

Included:

  • 13 Night accommodations
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 14 Days car rental
  • Automatic transmission vehicle
  • Ferry tickets Horta/Pico/ Horta w/ one day car rental
  • CDW, PAI basic insurance
  • 24 Hour assistance

Not included:

  • Airfare (please contact us for quote)
  • Airport taxes
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Super CDW insurance and liability fee
  • Gas
Sete Cidades summit trail - Sao Migeul Azores Portugal
Angra do Heroismo - Terceira - Portugal
Ribeira Grande city - S. Miguel - Azores
Sete Cidades country road
Canarios Lake - S. Miguel Azores
Angra do Heroismo marina - Terceira - Azores
Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .

Comfort Hotels

Angra do Heroísmo - Azoris Angra Garden Plaza Hotel

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The Azoris Angra Garden Plaza Hotel is just a 4 minute walk from the beach. With a central location on Angra's Main Square, the hotel is in the perfect place to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. It features a panoramic terrance bar and is surrounded by the Municipal Gardens. 

Set in a listed building, Angra Garden Hotel offers renovated rooms, entirely air conditioned and soundproofed. Each is equipped with TV, while some include a lounge and open out on to patios.

Guests can benefit from on-site spa treatments, from steam bath to sauna and hot tub. They can also swim in the indoor pool or rent a bike and discover the green surroundings of Monte Brasil.

Traditional specialities from Portugal’s Azores islands are served at the restaurant of the hotel Angra Garden. Special diet menus are also available upon request.

The property is 12.9 miles from Lajes Airport.

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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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Ponta Delgada - Hotel Apartamentos Gaivota

Located in the center of Ponta Delgada and next to Portas Do Mar, this hotel offers panoramic views of the marina right in the capital of the Azores Archipelago.

All rooms at Hotel Apartamentos Gaivota have hardwood floors and elegant furnishings. Each of the air conditioned rooms features a cable TV, and a minibar.

Guests can enjoy their breakfast in the privacy of their room, while using the free internet. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and cafés with terraces. Packed lunches are also available.

The ocean pools of Ponta Delgada and the city's public pools are less than 165 ft away. Ponta Delgada Airport is 2 miles away, and the hotel offers a car rental service on site.

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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Boutique 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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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 - Hotel Talisman

Located in Ponta Delgada's historic center, this charming hotel overlooks a beautiful park and boasts a rooftop pool. Modern facilities include a fitness center and a solarium.

Reflecting São Miguel’s rich past with its traditional interior, Hotel Talisman has a cozy lounge with a fireplace and a winter garden. Guests can also relax on the terrace or in the spacious flower garden.

With its 2 large dining rooms and an outdoor area, the Palm Terrace Restaurant offers a broad variety of regional and international flavors. There is a poolside bar and sports pub for informal drinks.

The Talisman’s air-conditioned rooms come with cable TV and minibars. Each unit is spacious and bright. Some feature separate living rooms.

The hotel’s 24-hour staff can advise on Ponta Delgada’s attractions including local architectural treasures, such as palaces, churches and the Carlos Machado Museum, situated 600 meters away.

Angra do Heroísmo - Quinta das Merces

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Located in Angra do Heroísmo, Quinta das Merces features a beautiful garden. Free private parking is available on site.

All units include a flat-screen TV. Each unit has a private bathroom with a bathtub.

Quinta das Merces also includes a sun terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

Bike rental and car rental are available at the property and the area is popular for biking. The nearest airport is Lajes Air Base Airport, 11 miles from Quinta das Merces. 

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Premier Hotels

Praia da Vitoria - Atlantida Mar

Atlantida Mar is a contemporary hotel featuring designer guest rooms with panoramic views. It is on Terceira Island, with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean Promenade and has a health spa.

Rooms have been carefully designed and are equipped with minimal furnishings. They all open out onto a balcony, have a sitting area with LCD cable TVs and some have hi-tech cooking facilities.

Every morning the Mar Hotel serves a buffet breakfast. Guests can relax in the sauna or plunge in the hot tub, work out in the gym, or cycle to the beach thanks to on-site free bikes.

Ponta Delgada - Azor Hotel

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Featuring 123 rooms overlooking the Atlantic, the Azor Hotel is a lively and modern hotel with an outdoor swimming pool located in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel.

Each modern room is equipped with air conditioning, soundproofing, a minibar and a flat-screen cable TV. Private bathrooms come with a bath or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Guest may enjoy a revitalizing breakfast every morning and the À Terra restaurant serves a varied à la carte menu with typical delicacies. In the evening guests may relax at the on-site bar.

Spa and Wellness facilities as well as a conference centre will be opening soon. Taking advantage of the natural surroundings of the São Miguel Island, a great variety of outdoor adventures and local experiences may be arranged.

Within a 15-minute walk, guests will find landmarks like São Brás Fort and São Sebastião Mother Church. Sete Cidades Lagoon is 15.5 miles away and Ponta Delgada Airport is 4.7 miles away. 

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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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Horta - Pousada Forte da Horta

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Just an 8 minute walk from the beach, The Pousada Forte da Horta is set in a 16th century fortress with a view of Horta Bay and Pico island. This Pousada features air conditioned rooms, a swimming pool, and a regional restaurant. Most of the rooms offer a view of the marina. 

Classified as a National Monument since 1947, the Pousada Forte da Horta offers modern rooms with cable TV and a minibar. Each private bathroom is stocked with a hairdryer and bathrobe.

A breakfast buffet is served daily on the poolside veranda terrace. Guests may taste fried pork, tuna and passion fruit pie in Pousada Forte da Horta’s restaurant.

The swimming pool area is furnished with sun beds, tables and parasols. Indoors, there is a lounge with various seating areas and a bar with a piano.

The 24-hour reception offers car rentals and free on-site parking. The Horta Airport is just 5.4 miles from the Pousada Forte da Horta. 

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Booking your vacation

  • 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 $200 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

  • $200 per person if canceled up to 45 days from day of departure
  • 25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day of departure
  • 50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of departure
  • No refunds if canceled less than 7 days or less from date of departure

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