Saõ Miguel's best places

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Saõ Miguel's best places

Agua d'Alto and surrounding areas.

Collection of the best places to visit and eat around your location
One of the best fish restaurant of the Island.
42 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Bar Caloura
42 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
One of the best fish restaurant of the Island.
Biggest beach in the counsel of Vila Franca do Campo.
Praia de Água D'Alto
Biggest beach in the counsel of Vila Franca do Campo.
Cosy Café in Agua d'Alto. Nice to take a drink after a day of exploration or for breakfast. Decent food too.
Bar Praia de Água d'Alto
Cosy Café in Agua d'Alto. Nice to take a drink after a day of exploration or for breakfast. Decent food too.
Good quality fish and nice sushis.
Atlântico Azorean Restaurant
10 R. Vasco da Silveira
Good quality fish and nice sushis.
Very famous meat restaurant. It's necessary to reserve in advance.
11 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Casa do Abel
1 Rua Largo do Barracão
11 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Very famous meat restaurant. It's necessary to reserve in advance.
Our Lady of Peace Chapel
Lovely park with deers and playgrounds
Reserva Florestal de Recreio do Cerrado dos Bezerros
Lovely park with deers and playgrounds
Wonderful place to bath and snorkel. It's only possible to visit it during the summer season (15 june - 14 october). It's best to arrive early in the morning to take the tikets are there are only a limited amount available per day.
32 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Ilhéu de Vila Franca
32 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Wonderful place to bath and snorkel. It's only possible to visit it during the summer season (15 june - 14 october). It's best to arrive early in the morning to take the tikets are there are only a limited amount available per day.
Wonderful green lake within a small crater. Quiet and peaceful
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Lagoa do Congro
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Wonderful green lake within a small crater. Quiet and peaceful
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Quiet and secluded beach Beautiful scenery. 650M from our place
Praia Do Degredo
Quiet and secluded beach Beautiful scenery. 650M from our place
Praia da Pedreira
Great place to swim. You can go there from the village or do the beautiful trail "quatro fabrica da luz"
Cascata do Segredo Waterfall
Great place to swim. You can go there from the village or do the beautiful trail "quatro fabrica da luz"
Good restaurant, nice quality of service and beautiful view. Cocktails are cheap (3.5 euros for mojito)
Praia cafe
Good restaurant, nice quality of service and beautiful view. Cocktails are cheap (3.5 euros for mojito)
Gym close to do workout
Industrial Gym
Gym close to do workout
Decent Pizza. Ask for the promotion to get a better price.
Pizzeria Patricio Panzzaroti
Decent Pizza. Ask for the promotion to get a better price.

Lagoa Do Fogo

Thermal water spot. I suggest you to reserve before using this website : https://parquesnaturais.azores.gov.pt/bilheteira/caldeiravelha/. It's VERY crowded so reservation is a must
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Centro de Interpretação Ambiental da Caldeira Velha
2A EN5
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Thermal water spot. I suggest you to reserve before using this website : https://parquesnaturais.azores.gov.pt/bilheteira/caldeiravelha/. It's VERY crowded so reservation is a must
Beautiful lake. Plenty of sightseeings to enjoy along the climbing road. You can go down the trail from the top or do the big trail starting from Agua d'Alto.
40 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Lagoa do Fogo
40 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Beautiful lake. Plenty of sightseeings to enjoy along the climbing road. You can go down the trail from the top or do the big trail starting from Agua d'Alto.
Waterfall and great place to swim. Canyoning possible here. small trail above the waterfall.
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Cascata do Salto do Cabrito
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Waterfall and great place to swim. Canyoning possible here. small trail above the waterfall.

Ponta Delgada

Some recommandations on where to eat and what to see in the Ponta Delgada area
Museum to know more about the archipelago and its history. Quite a big part on natural history with stuffed animals
23 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Museu Carlos Machado
65 Rua do Dr.Guilherme Poças
23 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Museum to know more about the archipelago and its history. Quite a big part on natural history with stuffed animals
Awsome park with deers and playground. Excellent also for exercising.
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
RESERVA FLORESTAL DE RECREIO DO PINHAL DA PAZ
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Awsome park with deers and playground. Excellent also for exercising.
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Portas da Cidade - City Gates
9500 Praça de Gonçalo Velho
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Best Ice cream shop of the Island
La Gelateria
Best Ice cream shop of the Island
Best coffee quality on the Island as well as great food. (lot of vegan/vegetarian options)
Intz48 Coffee Roasters Azores
46-48 R. Hintze Ribeiro
Best coffee quality on the Island as well as great food. (lot of vegan/vegetarian options)
Local restaurants with fresh products. Very small place so better to reserve in advance.
Tasquinha Vieira
21 Rua António Joaquim Nunes da Silva
Local restaurants with fresh products. Very small place so better to reserve in advance.
Fancy japanese restaurant. Great quality of local products used with japanese influence.
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Õtaka
5 R. Hintze Ribeiro
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Fancy japanese restaurant. Great quality of local products used with japanese influence.
Irish pub, great variety of beers and great atmosphere.
Ned Kelly’s Irish Pub & Grill
37 Rua António Joaquim Nunes da Silva
Irish pub, great variety of beers and great atmosphere.
Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant.
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Rotas da Ilha Verde
49 R. de Pedro Homem
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant.
Great pizzeria 10 minutes from Ponta.
'O Sole Mio
78 Rua da Cidade
Great pizzeria 10 minutes from Ponta.
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Church of São Sebastião
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Park with a big playground for children
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Parque Urbano de Ponta Delgada
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Park with a big playground for children
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Plantação de Ananás dos Açores
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Farmers market. No biological produts yet unfortunately
37 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Mercado da Graça
37 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Farmers market. No biological produts yet unfortunately
Whale watching
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Futurismo Azores Adventures
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Whale watching

Lagoa and surroundings

What to see in and near Lagoa
Praia do Pópulo
132 Estr. Regional do Pópulo
Science and natural science museum. Lot of indoor activities for children. Good place to know when the weather is not good.
Expolab - Centro Ciência Viva
nº8 Avenida da Ciência Beta
Science and natural science museum. Lot of indoor activities for children. Good place to know when the weather is not good.
Wonderful outdoor complex with natural pools and normal pools. 2 euros entrance during the summer season.
Complexo Municipal de Piscinas
8 R. Padre João Furtado Pacheco
Wonderful outdoor complex with natural pools and normal pools. 2 euros entrance during the summer season.

Furnas

No word can describe Terra Nostra. Certainly one of the most beautiful botanical park on earth. Be careful to bring dark swimsuit and to wash well after as the thermal water leaves taints on light clothes/sheets
37 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Parque Terra Nostra
37 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
No word can describe Terra Nostra. Certainly one of the most beautiful botanical park on earth. Be careful to bring dark swimsuit and to wash well after as the thermal water leaves taints on light clothes/sheets
33 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Furnas Lake
33 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Best view of the Furnas Valley.
Miradouro do Pico do Ferro
Best view of the Furnas Valley.
Another spot of thermal water pools. Open until late at night where you can enjoy the stars in the thermal bath. Be careful to use dark swimsuit and to wash properly afterward in order to not taint our sheets
51 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Poça da Dona Beija
1 Lomba Das Barracas
51 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Another spot of thermal water pools. Open until late at night where you can enjoy the stars in the thermal bath. Be careful to use dark swimsuit and to wash properly afterward in order to not taint our sheets
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Caldeiras Vulcânicas
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Enjoy the famous Cozido of Furnas. It is better to make a reservation during the summer season
29 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Tony's Restaurant
29 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Enjoy the famous Cozido of Furnas. It is better to make a reservation during the summer season
Great place to eat or have a drink.
A Quinta - Furnas reopens on the 9th of April 2019
Great place to eat or have a drink.
The gardener
32 Rua Pᵃ José Jacinto Botelho
Excellent fish restaurant next to Furnas.
13 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Restaurante Ponta do Garajau
9 Rua Dr. Frederico Moniz Pereira
13 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Excellent fish restaurant next to Furnas.
Nice beach where the hot thermal water can be felt
Praia do Fogo
24 EN2-2A
Nice beach where the hot thermal water can be felt
Big waterfal. A bit hard to reach as you have to park and walk inside the tunnel (the entrance is in the middle)
Hot waterfall of Ribeira
Big waterfal. A bit hard to reach as you have to park and walk inside the tunnel (the entrance is in the middle)

Nordeste

Beautiful park with plenty of waterfalls. Canyoning is available there.
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Parque Natural Da Ribeira Dos Caldeirões
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Beautiful park with plenty of waterfalls. Canyoning is available there.
Pizza place with great outdoor terrace.
Café Moagem
Pizza place with great outdoor terrace.
Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego
Miradouro da Ponta da Madrugada
Not the most famous trail of Saõ Miguel but it's definitely one of the most beautiful.
Trilho Moinho do Félix - Cascatas
Not the most famous trail of Saõ Miguel but it's definitely one of the most beautiful.
Miradouro da Ponta do Arnel
15 EN1-1A
Highest point in Saõ Miguel
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Pico da Vara
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Highest point in Saõ Miguel
Miradouro do Salto da Farinha

Ribeira grande and surroundings

Trail along the tea plants, visit the tea factory. Experiment the organic tea of one of the only tea plantation in Europe. They also do nice cakes and homemade ice cream. A must see.
31 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Gorreana Tea Factory
31 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Trail along the tea plants, visit the tea factory. Experiment the organic tea of one of the only tea plantation in Europe. They also do nice cakes and homemade ice cream. A must see.
Children park completely remade recentely. Following the Montessori sensorial method to develop and cultivate all 5 senses.
PARQUE MARIA DAS MERCÊS CARREIRO
Children park completely remade recentely. Following the Montessori sensorial method to develop and cultivate all 5 senses.
Most famous surfing spot of Saõ Miguel
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Praia do Areal de Santa Bárbara
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Most famous surfing spot of Saõ Miguel
Good restaurant with a beautiful terrace
20 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Alabote - Restaurante Bar
20 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Good restaurant with a beautiful terrace
Delicious homemade chocolate and nice place to stop for a coffee/hot chocolat We absolutely adore their brownies with caramel salgado and their homemade snickers. There's also a smaller one in the center of ribeira grande
O CHOCOLATINHO LDA.
Delicious homemade chocolate and nice place to stop for a coffee/hot chocolat We absolutely adore their brownies with caramel salgado and their homemade snickers. There's also a smaller one in the center of ribeira grande
Famous place for meat eaters.
45 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Restaurante da Associação Agrícola de São Miguel
45 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Famous place for meat eaters.
Farmer market every Chursday and Satursday from 8 hours to 13 hours.
Mercado Agrícola de Santana
Farmer market every Chursday and Satursday from 8 hours to 13 hours.