Overview

This two week holiday offers you and your family the opportunity to stay on 2 islands, one week on São Miguel and one week on Faial flying between the islands for a great Family island hopping holiday.

Your accommodation will be in a 2 bedroom bungalow at the pretty Quinta Altamira and in a 2 bedroom apartment in a lovely converted farmhouse near the volcano museum at Capelinhos.

Car hire is included throughout and we have included a half day whale and dolphin watching trip on São Miguel and a 3 hour swimming with dolphins trip on Faial (Apr – Oct) or a full day jeep tour (Nov-Mar), plus one half day and one full day activity from our activity programme (see below for some ideas).

Any additional activities can of course be included for a supplement.

Jeep tours
Full day and half day jeep tours or a specialist full day geotour where you visit volcanic sites of interest in the company of a local geologist.

Combined activity day
Full day either mountain biking and kayaking or paddle boarding on Sete Cidades lake.

Whale and dolphin watching
Half day dolphin and whale watching trips can be taken either morning or afternoon on your chosen day.

Horse riding
2 or 3 hour horse riding trips are available.

Swimming with dolphins
Half day swimming with dolphins trips can be taken either morning or afternoon (confident swimmers only – minimum age 8yrs).

Kayaking
2 hours kayaking on Furnas lake within the volcanic Furnas basin or on Sete Cidades lake in the west.

Canyoning Experience
Half day canyoning on Sao Miguel suitable for 7yrs+.

Your perfect family activity holiday awaits!

Itinerary

Fly London to São Miguel. Collect hire car at airport and drive to Caloura (30mins). Overnight in a 2 bedroom bungalow at Quinta Altamira
Free day to explore the island or you could take your whale watching trip today or book additional activities.
Fly to Faial. Collect hire car at airport and drive to Capelo (20mins). Overnight at Casal do Vulcão in a 2 bedroom cottage.
Free day to explore the island or you could take your half day swimming with dolphins trip (Apr-Oct)/ Full day jeep tour of Faial (Nov-Mar)or book additional activities.
Leave hire car at the airport before your flight to London.

Price Per Person

We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.

Jan

£1446

Feb

£1446

Mar

£1478

Apr

£1437

May

£1487

Jun

£1630

Jul

£1698

Aug

£1698

Sep

£1673

Oct

£1305

Nov

£1458

Dec

£1458

INCLUDED : Accommodation for a family of 4 on self catering sharing basis (2 adults and 2 children under 17), welcome packs, 14 days Model F car hire including additional driver and 2 child seats, a half day whale and dolphin watching trip on São Miguel, a 3 hour swimming with dolphins trip on Faial (April to October) / full day jeep tour (Nov-Mar) + 2 other half day activities from our extensive activity programme, flights and airport taxes (guide price only), pre-departure information booklet. EXCLUDED : Meals, excursions on free days, travel insurance.This two week holiday offers you and your family the opportunity to stay on 2 islands, one week on São Miguel and one week on Faial flying between the islands. Your accommodation will be in a 2 bedroom bungalow at the pretty Quinta Altamira and in a 2 bedroom apartment in a lovely converted farmhouse near the volcano museum at Capelinhos. Car hire is included throughout and we have included a half day whale and dolphin watching trip on São Miguel and a 3 hour swimming with dolphins trip on Faial (Apr - Oct) or a full day jeep tour (Nov-Mar), plus two other half day activities from our activity programme. Any additional activities can of course be included for a supplement.

Accommodation

Firm family favourites, you'll get a warm welcome at each place you stay and lots of space for the children to explore.

Activities

With an ever growing range of exciting activities on offer on São Miguel and Faial, this holiday is sure to keep you and your family busy!

Location

Staying half way along the south coast of São Miguel and then close to the site of the Capelinhos eruption on Faial, you'll love these locations.

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