Areias da Prainha is owned by Laura and is a beautiful example of high quality rural tourism, located in a stunning setting, with spectacular views of the island of São Jorge.

It’s in the village of Prainha de Cima on the north coast of Pico just a few minutes drive from the coastal village beneath of Prainha. It is a large estate, surrounded by pastures and woods, and the original basalt house has been sensitively renovated to retain its original character. Carefully decorated, it combines functional furnishings with elegant antiques and details such as Egyptian cotton sheets, hand-woven linen bedspreads or bathrobes.

Casa Manuel – 3 bedroom house
A quiet and spacious house (130 square metres) with sea views and a spectacular porch perfect for enjoying your meals outside. The house has 3 double rooms, and there is the possibility of adding 3 extra beds. It also has a spacious living room and a fully equipped kitchen.
The two bathrooms are large and comfortable, one of them is ensuite, with towels and top quality soaps.

Casa Gracia – 1 bedroom apartment
A cosy apartment (25 square metres) with a bedroom and an ensuite bathroom, open plan living room with kitchen and dining area, and a terrace opening onto the garden with sea views.

Also included are high-quality elastic visco mattresses and toppers, 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, 665 gram Egyptian cotton towels and Egyptian cotton bathrobes. The kitchens are fully equipped and include induction hob, oven, microwave, blender, coffee maker, toaster… Guests have use of the BBQ, Free WiFi, Bluetooth speaker, laundry service on demand, private entrance and parking.








The house is 5 minutes drive from Prainha village where there is a grocery store, ATM machine and the sea and also 20km from Lajes, 24km from the airport and 32km from Madalena on the island of Pico. See below for more information on Pico island.


Located 35 minutes drive from one of the best whale watching companies in the Azores, it is also ideally positioned for a cycling tour round Pico being on the coastal road. In the summer there are also regular ferries to Faial and São Jorge from São Roque which is only 12km away.

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