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Villa for 5 people in Europe, with garden
4.6
19 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$45per night
Villa for 14 people in Ponta Delgada, with garden
4.8
31 reviews
Ponta Delgada, São Miguel
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$250per night
Tent for 2 people in Europe, with garden
4.8
151 reviews
Faial
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$110per night
Vacation house for 10 people in Europe, with garden
10 pers., 5 bedrooms, 5.6mi to the beach
4.8
15 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$119per night
Apartment for 3 people in Europe, with garden and jacuzzi
4.7
76 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$175per night
Apartment for 13 people in Villa Franca Do Campo, with garden and pool, with pets
4.4
8 reviews
Villa Franca Do Campo, São Miguel
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$213per night
Apartment for 5 people in Europe, with garden
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 2.2mi to the beach
4.3
118 reviews
São Miguel
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$90per night
Large vacation house for 9 people in Europe, with garden
5.0
17 reviews
Pico (Azores)
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$202per night
Chalet for 2 people in Europe, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 0.6mi to the beach
4.2
91 reviews
São Miguel
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$101per night
Resort for 2 people in Ribeira Grande (Azores), with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 250yd to the beach
4.9
138 reviews
Ribeira Grande (Azores), São Miguel
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$253per night
Camping for 1 people in Europe
1 pers., 6.4mi to the beach
4.0
56 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$11per night
Country house for 6 people in Europe, with garden, with pets
3.7
21 reviews
Faial
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$123per night
Vacation house for 10 people in Europe
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 6.2mi to the beach
4.8
21 reviews
São Miguel
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$137per night
Vacation house for 3 people in Europe, with garden, with pets
3 pers., 0.6mi to the beach
5.0
21 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$95per night
Bungalow for 4 people in Europe, with garden, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 4mi to the beach
4.6
388 reviews
São Jorge
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$90per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Europe, with terrace
4.6
17 reviews
Terceira (Azores)
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$111per night
Country house for 4 people in Europe, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
5.0
21 reviews
Island Graciosa
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$90per night
Country house for 2 people in Europe, with garden
2 pers.
4.7
24 reviews
Pico (Azores)
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$174per night
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Highlights in Azores

  • Loneliness in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Ideal for nature lovers
  • Paradise for divers
  • Unique volcanic landscapes Most popular accommodation in the Azores

Most popular in Azores

Pool 127
Internet 848
Balcony/Terrace 647
TV 843
Air conditioning 215
Garden 482
Parking 776
Washing machine 724
Heating 333

Popular Destinations in Azores

Vacation rentals in the Azores

Living on São Miguel

Away from the tourist strongholds of Portugal, the archipelago of the Azores offers you relaxation in a unique natural landscape. Most vacation rentals and apartments are located on the main island of São Miguel, where you live mainly along the coastline. From there as well as from a vacation rental on the hillsides above the coast you can enjoy the view of the wild Atlantic Ocean and the flora of the volcanic islands.

Relax in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

If you are looking for a vacation rental or apartment, you will also find it on the other Azores islands. While Terceira and Pico are still relatively touristy due to the many natural attractions, holidaymakers who strive for absolute peace in deserted surroundings are attracted to the islands further out in the Atlantic Ocean. Especially on Flores, the island of flowers, the stress of everyday life in a rustic vacation rental on the coast can be particularly well shaken off.

Holidays in the Azores

Location and orientation

Structure of the Azores

The volcanic Azores lie on the plate boundary of the European and African continental plates at a good 1,400 kilometres from the European mainland. The Azores, consisting of nine islands, are divided into three groups. The eastern group with the main island São Miguel and the island Santa Maria is closest to the European mainland. The central group, on which also the highest mountain with the name Pico lies, consists of the islands Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico as well as Faial. The Azores are completed by the islands Corvo and Flores of the western group.

Locomotion on site

While the main islands of São Miguel are still well served by public transport, you should book a rental car on all other islands to reach all the attractions from your holiday home. If you also want to explore the beauty of the other islands, you will benefit from the regular flight connections, which are realized with small machines. If you bring a little more time with you, however, you should take the boat, because a trip across the open sea is a real immersion in island life.

Things to know

Settlement of the Azores

Although the Azores are far away from the mainland, ancient coins from Carthage and Cyrene from the fourth century B.C. prove that the islands were not only known but already inhabited at that time. Until the early modern times the Azores developed into important anchorages for the American sailors, so that the islands came to a not inconsiderable wealth.

Best travel time

The subtropical-oceanic climate provides the archipelago with comparatively stable climatic conditions, which are characterised by high humidity and regular precipitation throughout the year. Thanks to average maximum temperatures of 23 to 27 degrees Celsius, the months of June to October are the ideal travel period.

Since the Azores belong to Portugal, Ilho do Flores is the westernmost point of Europe.

Top 3 travel tips

Ponta dos Capelinhos

Ponta dos Capelinhos, also called Capelinho by the locals, is a volcanic rocky peak that was formed in 1957, when the sea water suddenly began to steam off the coast. On site you can not only admire the volcano, but also its history of origin in the small local museum.

Caldeira the Sete Cidades

Another natural highlight is the 4.35 square kilometre crater lake on the main island of São Miguel, which today covers the mouth of the most active of the Azores volcanoes. Climb the crater rim either alone or as part of a guided tour and look 500 metres deep into the gorge of the seemingly peaceful Feuerberg.

Diving in the Azores

Divers will find optimal conditions in the waters of the Azores, because due to the rocky reefs and the nutrient-rich water, places like the Princess Alice Bank are a playground for many colorful big fish. You can also meet manta rays and 23 species of whales and dolphins during guided diving excursions.