When it comes to your accommodation, you’ll be just as spoilt for choice on the beautiful isle of San Miguel in the Azores as you’ll be fascinated by the variety of its nature. You’re sure to find just the right hotel. We’ve put together a large selection for you – from a historic hotel in the centre of Ponta Delgada to an oasis of wellbeing on the coast: or would you prefer a romantic bungalow on the shore of a lake? Be inspired and look forward to an unforgettable holiday in breathtaking surroundings on the isle of Sao Miguel.
Hotel do Colégio
If you’d prefer to use the capital city of Ponta Delgada as your base for discovering the isle of Sao Miguel, the Hotel do Colégio is the perfect place to stay. Located within an old 19th century mansion, the building once served as a private school and later even as a music conservatory. The charm of the old walls is skilfully paired with modern furnishings. Start your day with a delicious breakfast and try some local dishes at the hotel’s own restaurant in the evenings.
Senhora da Rosa, Tradition & Nature Hotel
Just four kilometres from Ponta Delgada town, you’ll find the enchanting Hotel Senhora da Rosa. Located on the grounds of a 12,000 km² farm, it has countless lovely spots to relax. How about a hot bath within the covered pineapple plantation? Constructed as a farm building in the 18th century, it has since been lovingly restored. The 35 rooms are elegantly and stylishly furnished and provide a perfect retreat following a busy day of sightseeing. A large outdoor pool, attractive spa facilities and offers, an excellent restaurant, and a beautiful sun terrace are sure to round off an unforgettable stay at the Senhora da Rosa.
Furnas Boutique Hotel Thermal & Spa
As the name suggests, this beautiful spa hotel is located in Furnas. The village is known for having the highest concentration of thermal springs in Europe. It is the perfect place to replenish and recover from your hikes and excursions on the island. The hotel offers a large range of massages, its own thermal springs (both indoors and outdoors), a sauna, a hammam, and a gym. In addition, you can enjoy delicious local food in the excellent À Terra restaurant.
Sensi Azores Nature & SPA
Another wonderful spa hotel is the Sensi Azores Nature & Spa. This hotel is located on the west coast of the island. Enjoy the spectacular view out to sea as you start the day with breakfast served on the sun terrace. Besides its comfortable rooms, the hotel has an indoor and an outdoor pool, a hammam, and a number of wellness offers, and guests are blown away by the excellent breakfast and evening meals. So, book this hotel if you’re looking for a perfect combination of culinary delights and relaxation for the body and soul.
A Villa by the Sea Bed & Breakfast
Pedro and Rita will be your hosts if you book to stay at this beautiful Bed & Breakfast on the sea. The three guest rooms are designed in a modern Mediterranean style and you can expect to be woken by the sound of the Atlantic Ocean in the mornings. Enjoy your breakfast on the terrace once you’re up and chat to Pedro and Rita about your plans for the day.
Sete Cidades Lake Lodge
If you prefer a secluded spot, the Sete Cidades Lake Lodge is the perfect place for your stay. The lodge has three modern and comfortably furnished timber bungalows that perfectly blend into their surroundings. Each bungalow has a bedroom and an open living and dining area with a kitchenette. The ‘Big House’ with its 155 m² of living space is also up for rent and sleeps up to seven guests. The lodge is the ideal base for hikers and those simply looking to spend a relaxing day on the Lago Azul lake.
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