For riders after a complete riding experience, this week includes 3 full day and 2 half days riding plus a 1 hour lesson to get you started. There's also an opportunity to go out whale watching just so you don't get bored!
You’ll be based at the lovely 17th century manor house, Quinta da Terça during your horse riding week on São Miguel island. Your week begins with a one hour lesson followed by 2 half day rides in the beautiful countryside near the Quinta and up to the north coast of the island. Your 3 full day rides include packing up into horseboxes and heading to the twin lakes of Sete Cidades – one of the highlights of any visit to São Miguel.
The Quinta is an ideal base during your horse riding week as Quinta da Terça boasts their own stables, indoor schooling arena and pure and cross bred Lusitano horses suitable for all abilities.
This week is on bed and breakfast basis but we also include 5 lunches on riding days and 3 evening meals at the Quinta giving you the chance to try out some of the excellent local restaurants in nearby Ponta Delgada. As no trip to the Azores would be complete without a trip to see the whales and dolphins, we also include a 3 hour whale and dolphin watching trip out from Ponta Delgada, just 10 minutes drive away.
We can also provide an itinerary and price for non riding partners – just ask. Your horse riding week awaits in the Azores!
Fly London to São Miguel. Transfer from airport to Quinta da Terça (15mins). Dinner included (if you are arriving late, we will include this on another evening).
Overnight Quinta da Terça for 7 nights.
We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.
INCLUDED : Accommodation on B&B sharing basis plus 5 lunches and 3 evening meals, flights and airport taxes (guide price only), 1 hour riding lesson, 3 x full day and 2 x half days riding, airport transfers, one way transfer to whale watching office in Ponta Delgada, 1 x 3 hour whale watching trip, pre-departure information booklet.
EXCLUDED : Meals (other than those mentioned above), excursions on free days, travel insurance.
Based in rural Quinta accommodation just outside Ponta Delgada, you will be staying at a lovely guesthouse run by a passionate rider.
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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