5 enchanting places to visit in Ponta Delgada!
The enchanting island of Sao Miguel is an infinte rich fountain filled with hidden treasures, waiting to be discovered and admired by the tourists from all over the world!
Come and take this wonderful opportunity of travelling, enjoying and living one of the most beautiful adventures, while exploring new things and places and meeting new stories and people.
Plantações de Chá Gorreana
Owned by a family, the Gorreana Tea Estate is the only tea plantation in Europe and it produces some 30 tonnes of tea a year.
A small museum exhibits some of the original machinery used when production started in 1883 and an adjacent shop stocks individual packets of tea, as well as special presentation boxes containing all four varieties. You can have a walk around these amazing and unique plantation, enjoying an authentic tea experience and unforgettable fabulous views.
Arruda Acores Pineapple Plantation
Did you know São Miguel is the only place in the world where pineapples are grown in greenhouses?
One of the most interesting sightseeing destinations on São Miguel is this famous pineapple plantation, located on the outskirts of Ponta Delgada. You can see the greenhouses and taste the delicious fruit while exploring this beautiful area, especially if taking into account the pineapple is for sale. Tour and try, that’s amazing, right?
Salto do Cabrito in Sao Miguel Island
Salto do Cabrito (also named Cascata do Cabrito) is a remarkable waterfall near Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande.
Located on the hill down from Lagoa do Figo viewpoint, you cannot miss this beautiful and tempting waterfall, where the majestic and winding fresh clear water embraces the massive rocks, collapsing into a never-ending unforgettable dance.
Santa Iria Viewpoint in Sao Miguel Island
The most iconic viewpoint in Sao Miguel Island and a mandatory stop for visitors, Santa Iria viewpoint, is one of the most popular attractions in Sao Miguel. You’ll have the opportunity to live and admire the most amazing and spectacular coastline views. You definitely must visit and enjoy these unique landscapes, at least once in a lifetime.
The photographs lovers and enthusiasts will find here a second blue and green piece of paradise!
Arnel Lighthouse in São Miguel Island
The first lighthouse located in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, the Arnel Lighthouse, located at the tip of the Arnel, at the extreme northeast of the island of São Miguel, was built at the end of the 19th century in a context of modernization of the county, by António Alves de Oliveira.
Arnel Lighthouse will always be remembered for its historical importance, as well as for its popularity, strongly linked to Mark Twain .
This beautiful and unique island attracted global writers and poets passing through on their travels. In 1869, Mark Twain described his visit to the Azores in his travel book “The Innocents Abroad,” and dubbed it a slow, sleepy community.
Come and visit Sao Miguel, always relying on Ponta Delgada Low Cost Transfers, which always provides quality and efficient transfers, in excellent conditions, for amazing adventures with your family and friends!