4 Day - Azores Spa Getaway
Upon your arrival at Ponta Delgada International Airport you’ll be met by a private driver and brought to your city center hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the cobblestone streets of the Azore’s largest city. Today, you can choose to relax on the areas volcanic black sand beaches or visit the baroque lava stone church of Senhor Santo Cristo.
Spend your day visiting the lush award-winning botanical gardens of Terra Nostra Park that dates back to 1775. Stop by and admire a popular exhibit, the Camellia Collection, that contains more than 800 different species and cultivars of camellias. After, take a dip in the geo-thermal mineral hot springs before relaxing on the balcony of your hotel.
This morning begins with a stop at the islands Pineapple Plantation for a local liquor tasting and the opportunity to try the islands’ delicious fruit. After the visit you will stop along some of the most scenic look out points on the western end of the island. Making sure to stop at Vista do Rei where you’ll see the iconic blue and green lakes set in a large crater. Take a short walk along the craters edge at Sete Cidades before returning to your hotel via the Northern Coast and a visit to the oldest tea factory in Europe.