Graça's Guidebook

Graça

Graça's Guidebook

Food scene
Classy restaurant, great wine selection, delicious food.
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Restaurante O Silva
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Classy restaurant, great wine selection, delicious food.
Fine dining + beautiful sunsets+ million dollar views
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Alabote - Restaurante Bar
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Fine dining + beautiful sunsets+ million dollar views
Well know for their great steaks
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Restaurante da Associação Agrícola de São Miguel
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Well know for their great steaks
Cozido a portuguesa, cooked underground by volcanic vapor, unique location, one of the most remotely located restaurants you will ever see.
Restaurante - Bar Caldeiras
Cozido a portuguesa, cooked underground by volcanic vapor, unique location, one of the most remotely located restaurants you will ever see.
Great light meals & bar, right on the beach
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Tuká Tulá - Bar
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Great light meals & bar, right on the beach
Local cuisine, appetizers, shellfish and seafood
A Cascata
7 Rua do Gaspar Fructuoso
Local cuisine, appetizers, shellfish and seafood
Chinese/Japanese buffet
Restaurante A Família
Chinese/Japanese buffet
Gourmet coffee and fine chocolates, delicious iced coffee
O Chocolatinho
21 R. de Nossa Sra. da Conceição
Gourmet coffee and fine chocolates, delicious iced coffee
Great ice cream, delicious pastries and coffee, plus affordable light meals
A Merenda
10 R. de S.sebastiáo
Great ice cream, delicious pastries and coffee, plus affordable light meals
Snack bar- great coffee, pastries, soups and sandwiches
Café Com Sopas
1 Rua de Gonçalo Bezerra
Snack bar- great coffee, pastries, soups and sandwiches
Parks & Nature
Unspoiled nature, lake formed on crater of a volcano. Magnificent views, plus great walking trails
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Lagoa do Fogo
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Unspoiled nature, lake formed on crater of a volcano. Magnificent views, plus great walking trails
Amazing nature, natural thermal pools. Admission fee required.
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Centro de Interpretação Ambiental da Caldeira Velha
2A EN5
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Amazing nature, natural thermal pools. Admission fee required.
Recommended stop on the way to Caldeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo
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Cascata do Salto do Cabrito
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Recommended stop on the way to Caldeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo
Natural wonder, come ready to swim, sun bathe & snorkel. Site of cliff diving competitions, limited number of visitors per day & ferry fee required
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Ilhéu de Vila Franca
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Natural wonder, come ready to swim, sun bathe & snorkel. Site of cliff diving competitions, limited number of visitors per day & ferry fee required
Amazing views, be at one with nature, walking trails. Site of famous miradouro Boca do Inferno
Pico do Carvão
Amazing views, be at one with nature, walking trails. Site of famous miradouro Boca do Inferno
Beautiful botanical gardens, come ready to take lots of pictures, natural thermal pool for swimming, admission fee required
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Parque Terra Nostra
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Beautiful botanical gardens, come ready to take lots of pictures, natural thermal pool for swimming, admission fee required
Fantastic views, beautiful nature, peaceful and tranquil surroundings, worth driving down the hydrangeas lined streets to visit the small town of Sete Cidades
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Sete Cidades
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Fantastic views, beautiful nature, peaceful and tranquil surroundings, worth driving down the hydrangeas lined streets to visit the small town of Sete Cidades
Natural thermal pools and garden in an amazing enclave in the beautiful town of Furnas. Open until 23H00, admission fee required
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Poça da Dona Beija
1 Lomba Das Barracas
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Natural thermal pools and garden in an amazing enclave in the beautiful town of Furnas. Open until 23H00, admission fee required
Volcanic activity, best known for it’s natural geysers
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Furnas Lake
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Volcanic activity, best known for it’s natural geysers
Sightseeing
Beautiful view over Ribeira Grande, Monte Verde beach and Poças
Haystack Viewpoint
Beautiful view over Ribeira Grande, Monte Verde beach and Poças
A popular stop on the way to Nordeste, for canyoning activities, beautiful views, and short walking trails
Miradouro da Ribeira dos Caldeirões
A popular stop on the way to Nordeste, for canyoning activities, beautiful views, and short walking trails
One of the Island’s most beautiful miradouros, breathtaking views
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Miradouro da Vista do Rei
142 9-1
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One of the Island’s most beautiful miradouros, breathtaking views
One of the Island’s most amazing miradouros, pick a clear, sunny day for this visit
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Miradouro da Grota do Inferno
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One of the Island’s most amazing miradouros, pick a clear, sunny day for this visit
Wonderful miradouro with some of the most impressive views of the north coast, bring your camera
Miradouro de Santa Iria
Wonderful miradouro with some of the most impressive views of the north coast, bring your camera
Entertainment and Activities
Linking conservation and environmental protection with fun activities for nature lovers
AZORES GREENMARK TOURISM SHOP
11 R. do Espirito Santo
Linking conservation and environmental protection with fun activities for nature lovers
Coastal fishing, boat rentals, snorkeling
North Shore Sea Tours. an authentic azorean experience
Coastal fishing, boat rentals, snorkeling
Surf school for all ages and experience levels
Azores Surf Center
Surf school for all ages and experience levels
Whale watching, swimming with dolphins, sunset cruises, jeep safaris, walking tours, bird watching and many more
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Futurismo Azores Adventures
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Whale watching, swimming with dolphins, sunset cruises, jeep safaris, walking tours, bird watching and many more
Diving expeditions and diving school
Espírito Azul Dive Center - Dive in Azores Islands
Diving expeditions and diving school
Let’s play golf
Batalha Golf Course
Let’s play golf
Horseback riding for horse and nature lovers
Quinta da Terça
221 Rua Padre Domingos
Horseback riding for horse and nature lovers
Educational whale and dolphin watching tours
Sea Colors Azores
Educational whale and dolphin watching tours
Come discover the Laurissilva forest, habitat for one of the most endangered bird species in Europe, the Priolo. This rare bird is found only in the eastern region of São Miguel
Centro Ambiental do Priolo
Come discover the Laurissilva forest, habitat for one of the most endangered bird species in Europe, the Priolo. This rare bird is found only in the eastern region of São Miguel
Canyoning trips
Azores Adventure Islands - Canyoning
Canyoning trips
Arts and Culture
Working Mechanical Presépio, displays of antique tools and trades
Museu Municipal da Ribeira Grande
10 R. de São Vicente
Working Mechanical Presépio, displays of antique tools and trades
History of Azorean immigration
Museu da Emigração Açoreana
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History of Azorean immigration
Beautiful Contemporary Arts Center, located on a historic building and former alcohol and tobacco factory
Arquipélago - Arts Center
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Beautiful Contemporary Arts Center, located on a historic building and former alcohol and tobacco factory
One of two remaining tea plantations in Europe, where the the tea is grown and processed the old fashioned way
Fabrica de Chá da Gorreana
One of two remaining tea plantations in Europe, where the the tea is grown and processed the old fashioned way
Famous local maker of fruit flavored liqueurs, and other fine spirits
Mulher de Capote
Famous local maker of fruit flavored liqueurs, and other fine spirits
Largest museum in São Miguel, a great option for a rainy day activity
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Museu Carlos Machado
65 Rua do Dr.Guilherme Poças
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Largest museum in São Miguel, a great option for a rainy day activity
A place for concerts, plays, galas, shows and other events
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Teatro Micaelense
59 R. de São João
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A place for concerts, plays, galas, shows and other events
Local and other beaches
Best beach for surfing in the Azores, also great for sun bathing and experienced swimmers, with a great restaurant/bar at either end
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Praia do Areal de Santa Bárbara
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Best beach for surfing in the Azores, also great for sun bathing and experienced swimmers, with a great restaurant/bar at either end
Awesome salt/sea water public swimming pools, with a sand area for access to the ocean for swimming, great views. Admission fee required
Picinas Municipal Ribeira Grande
Awesome salt/sea water public swimming pools, with a sand area for access to the ocean for swimming, great views. Admission fee required
Nice beach on the south coast, located in Sao Roque with a separate safer area for children to swim in. Great restaurants and bar right on the beach
Praia do Pópulo
132 Estr. Regional do Pópulo
Nice beach on the south coast, located in Sao Roque with a separate safer area for children to swim in. Great restaurants and bar right on the beach
Nice beach on the south coast, located in the town of Água D’Alto, near Vila Franca do Campo
Praia de Água D'Alto
Nice beach on the south coast, located in the town of Água D’Alto, near Vila Franca do Campo
Beach best known for it’s summer music festivals, also used for surfing
Praia do Monte Verde
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Beach best known for it’s summer music festivals, also used for surfing
Beach on the south coast, located on the city of Vila Franca do Campo, the water park is not in operation at this time
Praia Vinha D'Areia
Beach on the south coast, located on the city of Vila Franca do Campo, the water park is not in operation at this time
Public salt/sea water swimming pool complex located on the south coast city of Lagoa, limited parking space, admission fee required
Complexo Municipal de Piscinas
8 R. Padre João Furtado Pacheco
Public salt/sea water swimming pool complex located on the south coast city of Lagoa, limited parking space, admission fee required
One of the nicest south coast beaches, calmer water than other south coast beaches, with this unique feature, underwater volcanic activity resulting in hot water and sand in some spots
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Ribeira Quente
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One of the nicest south coast beaches, calmer water than other south coast beaches, with this unique feature, underwater volcanic activity resulting in hot water and sand in some spots
Shopping and essentials
Shopping Mall in Ponta Delgada, nice affordable food court, great shopping, supermarket and movie theater, free parking, great option for a rainy day
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Parque Atlantico
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Shopping Mall in Ponta Delgada, nice affordable food court, great shopping, supermarket and movie theater, free parking, great option for a rainy day
Supermarket, 3 minute walk from the apartment
Modelo Continente Ribeira Grande
Supermarket, 3 minute walk from the apartment
Supermarket, 3 minute walk from the apartment
Casa Cheia
Supermarket, 3 minute walk from the apartment