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Hotels in Sao Miguel

Hotels in Sao Miguel
Clara Campos

Hotels in Sao Miguel are as astonishing as the Island. They offer all the ideal conditions for the most perfect holidays, no matter the size of your pocket.

Over the last years tourism in the Azores developed immensely. Therefore, new lodging facilities appeared and they had quality as first goal when they were planned.
In spite of the touristic boom that occurred in Sao Miguel, there was an effort to keep nature untouched. Fortunately, the magnificent natural beauty of the Island was not affected by the increase of tourists.

My top 10 hotels in Sao Miguel

My favourite hotels in Sao Miguel are located in different villages and cities of the Island. Thus, all hotels listed below work perfectly as a base to discover all the wonders of Sao Miguel.
They all have in common high standards on what it comes to services and facilities.
Friendliness of the staff is another highlight of all hotels in Sao Miguel.

Casa da Fonte

Casa da FonteAddress: Casa da Fonte

Algarvia – São Miguel

Phone: +351 966 025 812



Casa da Fonte is a rural tourism facility. It is located in the village of Algarvia in the heart of the Nordeste district. The house offers the perfect conditions for enjoying all the Island’s natural wonders. Nothing inspires more your day than taking breakfast at the covered wooden porch. Besides at arrival guests are pampered with bread and homemade jams, milk, coffee, tea, fruit, water, butter and cheese.

Duplex Alojamento Solmar Avenida Center

Duplex Alojamento Solmar Avenida CenterAddress: Av. Infante D. Henrique 71

9504-529 Ponta Delgada

Phone: + 351 296 629 279


Facing the Atlantic these apartments offer a unique view over the marina. They are conveniently located by Portas do Mar. On the ground floor there are several restaurants with different prices. Yet, what makes Duplex Alojamento Solmar Avenida Centre one of my favourite hotels in Sao Miguel is the hospitality of Mrs. Beatriz Medeiros. She is in charge of the apartments and she does everything to make you feel at home.

Furnas Lake Villas

Furnas Lake VillasAddress: Estrada Regional do Sul

Lagoa das Furnas

9675-090 Furnas

Phone: +351 296 584 107 / +351 912 525 656



The first thing that impresses guests is the magnificent balance achieved between all modern comforts and the respect for nature. The 10 apartments are impressively integrated in the surrounding landscape.

Then, Furnas Lake Villas are one of my favourite hotels in São Miguel because they are just 150m away from the wonderful Furnas Lake. They are the ideal place to explore the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Hotel Arcanjo

Hotel ArcanjoAddress: Rua Nª Sª Das Necessidades, 2

9560-418 Atalhada, Lagoa

São Miguel

Phone: +351 296 960 450



Lovely situated by the sea, Hotel Arcanjo offers comfortable rooms. There is no luxury here but the friendliness of the staff compensates everything else. This hotel is on my top 10 hotels in Sao Miguel also due to the nearby natural swimming pools.

Hotel Talisman

Hotel TalismanAddress: Rua Marquês da Praia e Monforte, 40

Ponta Delgada

São Miguel

Phone: + 351 296 308 500



Hotel Talisman is located in the heart of the historic centre of Ponta Delgada. The hotel runs on a XVIII century building that was renovated in 2008. The hotel has a perfect location and amazing rooms. The staff is always welcome to please

However, this lodging is on the list of best hotels in Sao Miguel due to its terrace. There guests have a 360º view over the city along with a swimming pool, a solarium and a gym.

Lince Azores Great Hotel

Lince Azores Great HotelAddress: Avenida Dom Joao III, 29

9500-310 Ponta Delgada

Phone: +351 296 630 000



Located at the marina the Lince Azores Great Hotel charms me with its spa. The large windows overlooking the ocean are the main reason for this hotel being on my top 10 hotels in Sao Miguel. The other reasons are the cozy rooms and the amazing breakfast.

O Moinho da Bibi

O Moinho da BibiAddress: Praça Direitos da Criança, nº2

9500-441 Fajã de Baixo

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel

Cellphone: +351 91 813 26 14 / +351 91 672 21 51

Phone: +351 296 381 486



This amazing rural tourism is located at the beautiful town of Candelaria. It works on an ancient windmill from the 19th century. Nowadays, the windmill offers magnificent sea view and breath taking sunsets. It is a perfect place to enjoy the wonders of Sao Miguel.

The welcome basket, filled with local treats, is one of the reasons why O Moinho da Bibi is one of the best hotels in Sao Miguel.

Quinta de Santana

Quinta de SantanaAddress: Canada Da Meca, nº4

9600-160 Rabo de Peixe

Phone: +351 296 491 241



Quinta de Santana is a typical Azorean farm. The cozy ambience and its location are the reasons why the Quinta is on the list of the best hotels in São Miguel.

Quinta de Santana offers 21 apartments and a restaurant. Thus, these touristic apartments are ideal for your family holidays.

Quinta São Caetano

Quinta Sao CaetanoAddress: Rua de S Caetano, 38

9500-613 Ponta Delgada

Phone: + 351 296 383 713 / +351 296 381 233



I just love the tranquil ambience of Quinta São Caetano. It invites to relaxation and contemplation. However if you are looking for adventure, Quinta São Vicente offers you several activities like Whales and dolphins watching, swimming with dolphins, Scuba, Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Bike Tours, Horse riding, canoeing and canyoning. Therefore, Quinta de São Caetano had to be on the list of my favourite hotels in Sao Miguel.

Residencial Vale Verde

Residencial Vale VerdeAddress: Rua das Caldeiras, 3

9675-045 Furnas

Phone: +351 296 549 010



This is a family run hotel. Therefore the friendliness of the owners takes Residencial Vale Verde to the top of the hotels in Sao Miguel. I adore the homemade food served at the restaurant!

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Photo by Galeria de Choconancy1

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