5 Day - Azores Sun Island Combo
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.
Today starts off with admiring the landscape of Miradouro da Lagoa do Fogo. The tour continues through the northern coast, with a stop at the Miradouro de Santa Iria before visiting taking in the beautiful country landscape on Furnas Lake. On the banks of the lake you’ll notice hot springs and natural volcanic ovens where the locals are cooking your lunch, the traditional Cozido. The guide at Terra Nostra will encourage you to relax in the natural thermal pools before returning to Ponta Delgada.
Your day starts off with transfer to the airport and a 30 minute flight to the Sun Island. Here, you’ll tour the island, exploring the unique architecture, white houses and have a chance to relax on the beach. The Sun Island, known for it’s white sand beaches and being the sunniest of the Azores islands is a perfect spot to spend your last full day.
Today, you’ll set out for a group whale watch to spot bottlenose dolphins, pilot whales, and 21 other marine species that are unique to this area. Since these beautiful creatures don’t migrate, visitors are practically guaranteed to spot marine life every day of the year! The night is yours to relax back at the hotel.