When planning your next holiday to the Azores, a popular choice is our São Miguel discovery week.

You will enjoy the stunning island of São Miguel with a full day trip to the Sete Cidades crater by jeep and a wonderful whale and dolphin watching trip from the island’s old capital, Vila Franca do Campo.

During the second half of your week, you are free to explore the island at your own pace with your hire car. Staying at the beautiful Quinta do Mar, this is a lovely introduction to the Azores!


Fly London to São Miguel. Transfer to accommodation (25 minutes). Overnight at Quinta do Mar in Caloura for 7 nights.
Full day jeep tour to Sete Cidades (including lunch).
Hire car delivered to hotel. Afternoon - 2½ hour whale and dolphin watching trip from Vila Franca.
Free to explore the island in your hire car.
Leave hire car at the airport before your flight to London.

From £1390 per person

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

INCLUDED : Accommodation on B&B sharing basis, 5 days Model C car hire, flights from the UK and airport taxes (guide price only), arrival airport transfer, full day jeep tour (lunch included), half day whale watching trip, pre-departure information booklet. EXCLUDED : Meals (other than breakfast and one lunch), return transfer from the marina (allow £15), excursions on free days, travel insurance


Quinta do Mar is one of those rare finds in life; sumptuous surroundings, delightful location and wonderful hosts. Based half way along the south (and sunniest) coast of the island, this is a great place to explore from.


Ideal for wildlife enthusiasts everywhere, the Azores provide unique whale watching and opportunities and also spectacular volcanic scenery to explore on a guided jeep tour.


You will be based on the main island of São Miguel - a spectacular island and a must see if you've never visited the archipelago before.

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