Run by a delightful couple, Paulo (Portuguese) and Hermance (French), Joe’s Place is a friendly guesthouse. It provides a home from home feel in a convenient location just 10 minutes walk from the Port of Madalena, with its cafés, restaurants, supermarkets, tourist information office and museum.
Joe’s Place is a traditional Azorean house in Madalena, the capital of Pico island, and has five delightful rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi. One of the rooms can sleep five and is ideal for a family.
There are also 2 terraces with lovely views where you can enjoy your breakfast in the morning and a glass of Pico wine and homemade cakes in the evening. Breakfast is a highlight and an impressive spread with lots of homemade goodies; bread, croissants, cakes, jams and yoghurt and local cheeses and cooked choice of the day.
Every year the guesthouse is closed from 01 November till 31 March.
Joe's Place is ideally positioned just on the outskirts of the port Madalena on Pico island. Also, you can easily get the ferry over to Faial and São Jorge once you've explored this spectacular island. See below for more information on Pico island.
Azores Choice provided a prompt, helpful service. they found us the perfect accommodation for our needs and provided superb, expert advice on how to spend our week walking on San Miguel. I would certainly use them again.
Joan from Durham
Recommended small travel company!
Great little company with friendly staff. Organisation of flights & accommodation very efficient. When problems arise they are helpful and very reasonable in their efforts to resolve them. We would definitely use them again for a return trip.
Really great! Would use again!
Very efficient, friendly, helpful. Excellent local knowledge. Everything ran very smoothly, from supplying the tickets to airport pick ups and hotel bookings. Lovely accommodation selected. No complaints!
A wonderful break in a beautiful environment!
Everything was excellent. The information and organisation, the hotel and the island itself all exceeded our expectations. Whale watching and other trips out, fantastic. We will book again!
Great honeymoon package and experience!
They provided a great package at a good price. We found them to be helpful and a quality service was provided.
Nicola and Christopher – Winchester
Top notch service. Highly recommended!
Excellent service throughout. Very informative, with lots of literature, maps and the like. Attended their offices in Ponta Delgada – very impressed with Olivia, friendly and helpful. Paul was first class.
Lynne in Welton-by-Lincoln
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Brilliant holiday organised by an excellent company!
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John and Janice
Very helpful staff, and the trips they organised for us were excellent with knowledgeable guides.
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