On our honeymoon adventure, you’ll spend a week relaxing on São Miguel staying in a hotel within a botanical garden and then a converted 17th century convent. Before flying onto the romantic island of Flores, the westernmost of the archipelago with its cascading waterfalls and spectacular sunsets. Finally, you end your honeymoon adventure near the cosmopolitan town of Horta with its transatlantic yachts and atmospheric bars.
Romantic highlights :
Bathe in a volcanic waterfall amidst tree ferns
Go for a moonlit walk through the Terra Nostra botanical gardens
Swim beneath the Poço do Bacalhau waterfall
Dine out at the restaurant in Fajãzinha as the sun sets
Kayak on the crater lakes.
Everything about Flores is romantic!
Have a G&T in Peter’s café
Charter a yacht for the day
Walk between the hydrangea hedgerows
Archipelago Choice Gift List We have various options for your guests and friends to make contributions towards your honeymoon. Once your ‘ideal’ honeymoon has been agreed, we give you a reference for your guests to quote and a personalised letter with photos for you to email out to your guests. No amount is too small or too large and your guests can decide whether to make their gift anonymous or not.
Free day - Suggestion : explore the grounds of your hotel, the wonderful Terra Nostra botanical gardens, and take a dip in the outdoor geothermal pool. You could also do a gentle 2-3 hour walk from the hotel around Furnas lake and see the cooking holes where local restaurants cook the famous meat stew 'cozido' in the ground. You can sample this at your hotel restaurant or some of the other restaurants in town.
Free day - Suggestion : drive to Nordeste via the remote Serra da Tronqueira mountain range where the Azores bullfinch is found visiting the spectacular viewpoints along the way. Have lunch in this pretty small town with its lovely aqueduct.
Free day - Suggestion : drive to Sete Cidades crater to the Kings Viewpoint on the rim and then to the village inside the crater. Spend time walking on lake shore. Visit Ferraria spa on the way back and bathe in the sea water warmed by the submarine vent
Drive to Ponta Delgada airport (25mins) for flight to Flores (approx 50mins). On arrival you will be met and be transferred to Fajã Grande (30mins), a quiet village on the west coast.
Overnight in a suite at the Argonauta guesthouse for 4 nights.
Free day - Suggestion : hire a car or take a taxi tour to Caldeira (crater) at the centre of the island (300m deep) and then onto Capelinhos and visit the fantastic interactive volcano museum then walk on part of the new land from the 1957 eruption.
Free day - Suggestion : take the ferry over to Pico (30 minutes – 4 euros per person). You can either hire a car for the day there, have a taxi tour with our driver, take a taxi up to Frei Matias cave for a lovely 2-3 hour downhill walk back to the ferry or hire a guide to ascend Mt Pico.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to London.
Price Per Person
We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.
INCLUDED : Accommodation on B&B sharing basis, Model B car hire (Nissan Micra or similar) on São Miguel, return airport transfers on Flores and Faial, flights and airport taxes (guide price only), pre-departure information booklet.
EXCLUDED : Meals (other than breakfast), excursions, travel insurance.
Staying in a mixture of romantic 4 star hotels and lovely guesthouses with lots of character, your accommodation is in the best locations on the islands.
With your hire car and plenty of free time, you'll have lots of opportunities to see the highlights of these three islands. Some of the activities you could do on your Honeymoon Adventure are shown below: click on any of them to find out more.
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
Great company for first time Azores visit!
Really great company, will be recommending them. We had never visited the Azores before but this company helped us decided which islands to visit.
Brilliant holiday organised by an excellent company!
Friendly, helpful, professional and completely geared to us as individuals.
John and Janice
Very helpful staff, and the trips they organised for us were excellent with knowledgeable guides.
A really wonderful holiday!
We normally travel independently, but I am go glad that we used Archipelago Choice – their insider knowledge was really helpful in making the most of our time.
Valerie – Brighton
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