4 Day - Azores Spa Getaway
Upon your arrival at Ponta Delgada International Airport you’ll be met by a driver and brought to your luxury spa hotel located in the village of Furnas. The rest of the day is yours to explore the unique architecture of the town or head into the gardens and take an early dip as you have unlimited access to the geo-thermal hot springs. Tonight's dinner is hosted at the hotel, so that you can truly relax and not worry about anything.
Spend your day leisurely visiting the lush award-winning botanical gardens of Terra Nostra Park that dates back to 1775. Stop and admire one of the most popular exhibits, 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 hotle's outdoor patio. In the evening enjoy another dinner at the award winning hotel restaurant, or walk to one of the half a dozen nearby restaurants for some authentic local food.
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.