Having returned from California to Pico supposedly for a quieter life for her husband, the energetic owner of Casa da Moega, took on the organisation of its renovation among other village houses in the area. This traditional village house located on the island of Pico in the Azores has everything you need for a comfortable and peaceful stay.
Casa da Moega is located in the quiet fishing village of Prainha on the North coast of the island overlooking São Jorge. It is fully equipped for self catering (towels and linen are provided) and built from traditional lava stone. Casa da Moega also has a coffee machine, toaster, microwave, fridge, oven, TV, hair dryer, iron, portable heaters and dehumidifiers. There is a supermarket in the village but the location is fairly remote so a hire car is advisable.
This 2 bedroom house is a veritable museum! Downstairs there is a small laundry at the front door with a washing machine and toilet opposite, along with a shower room and double bedroom with terrace. Upstairs there is a twin bedroom, lounge with TV and sofa bed and a kitchen/diner. Casa da Moega is next to Lagar cottage so if you have a larger group, you may consider renting the two together.
The house is 200 metres from a restaurant, grocery store, ATM machine, 1km from 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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