Vacation Rentals in Azores

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Highlights 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

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Vacation Apartment for 2 Guests in São Miguel, Azores
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São Miguel, Azores
Vacation Apartment • 431 ft² • 1 Bedroom
8.7
(18 reviews)
You can expect a lovingly furnished flat with a bedroom (approx. 20 m2) with double bed, lounge, bathroom and kitchenette with fridge and kettle, as well as a terrace with direct sea views.If you would like to go horse riding, diving or whale watching - we will be happy to help you with your booking.WiFi at an extra charge.The Azores offer you immense opportunities as a golfer, hiker or peace seeker. Here you will find peace and quiet after a round of golf or a long hike in the unique nature of São Miguel. You can enjoy direct sea views, impressive sunsets and rural surroundings. The guest ...
from $70 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Lomba Da Fazenda, São Miguel
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Lomba Da Fazenda, São Miguel
Vacation Rental • 614 ft² • 1 Bedroom
9.0
(5 reviews)
Rustic, restored stone houses with a beautiful panoramic view in the quiet northeast of the island of São Miguel, just above the town of Lomba da Fazenda. Nine houses are individually designed and comfortably furnished with an eye for detail. They combine the charm of traditional stone houses with modern convenience. Enjoy the peace and originality of this area with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the countryside, with small villages, the greenery of the woods, hills and meadows and impressive waterfalls. The natural swimming pool of Boca da Ribeira is nearby.Activities in the are...
from $115 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in São Miguel, Azores
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São Miguel, Azores
Vacation Rental • 614 ft² • 1 Bedroom
9.0
(3 reviews)
Small holiday village with a family atmosphere on the south coast of the island of São Miguel! The quinta is located on a property of 10,000 square meters with trees and well-maintained greenery, near the former island capital of Vila Franca do Campo. All bungalows (including two semi-detached houses) are made of pine wood, are modern and comfortably furnished and have impressive views of the sea, a kilometer away; the terraced houses have partial sea view. The small island of IlhÉu de Vila Franca (nature reserve) lies off the coastline; in the summer months the island can be reached by fer...
from $100 / night

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    Current Vacation rental prices Azores

    $196for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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    Current vacation rental availability Azores

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    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.

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    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.

    FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Azores

    How much do the vacation rentals in the Azores cost on average?

    According to the previous year, the Azores is the most budget-friendly region in Portugal, with an average annual price of $138 per night.

    What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in the Azores?

    ]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit the Azores are November ($122 the average per night for accommodation), February ($123), and December ($125).

    When are vacation rentals more expensive in the Azores?

    Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($167), July ($165), and June ($152).

    Do I need to plan a trip to the Azores well in advance?

    When planning a vacation to the Azores, it is necessary to plan ahead as 50% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

    Which months offer the highest availability?

    April, May and March are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 64%, 60%, and 58%.

    When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in the Azores?

    The months with the lowest properties available in the Azores are, in order, August, July, and September with respective average availability figures of 17%, 31%, and 42%, based on the previous year.

    How many rentals does Holidu have in the Azores?

    In the Azores we offer you a comprehensive catalog of approximately 2,400 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 16 local and international providers.

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