Located in the delightful village of Fajã Grande at Europe’s westernmost point, Argonauta is surrounded by a paradise of natural beauty and tranquillity.

The owner of this delightful house is a resident Italian who is a photographer and island enthusiast. The house has a bohemian and homely feel with original floral frescos from the 1930’s on the walls and woodwork from a vessel shipwrecked off Flores’ western reefs.

There is a guest lounge on the first floor with TV, CD player, library and internet access. The local restaurants provide a great variety of delicious evening meals.

The location of Argonauta is wonderful, just a short walk from the port and swimming area and there are some great rock pools close by. Walking to the North and South of Fajã Grande is spectacular.

There are 5 en-suite double rooms available (bathrooms are quite small), including 2 suites in the eaves of the house.

Minimum stay 3 nights.






40 minutes drive from the airport at Santa Cruz, Argonauta is in the best village to stay in on the island, Fajã Grande. Halfway along the west coast of Flores island, it is an ideal base to explore from and has a unique sense of tranquillity and isolation. See below for more information on Flores island.


Argonauta is a perfect base for walkers being half way along the spectacular west coast path. For all other activities, you can easily be collected from the guesthouse.

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