Enjoy our Van Tour full of natural beauty and lush vegetation, situated in the most rugged part of the island, the region reflects well the magnificence of the nature of this island, as is visible in the various viewpoints that emerge along the coast such as Ponta do Sossego in Ponta da Madrugada, Tronqueira or Arnel Lighthouse, among many other special places .
Enjoy our Jeep Tour full of natural beauty and lush vegetation, situated in the most rugged part of the island. This region reflects well the magnificence of the nature of this island, as is visible on the various viewpoints that emerge along the coast such as Ponta do Sossego, Ponta da Madrugada, Tronqueira or the Arnel Lighthouse, among many other special places.
Start this tour at the marina of Ponta Delgada;Boarding a spacious and comfortable boat;Sightsee the city of Ponta Delgada;See magnificent landscapes of the coast of the island;Enjoy the untouched landscape of the islets São Roque;See magnificent sunset;Relax and enjoy the tour on the sea.
The tour takes us to discover the most geographically rugged and remote area of São Miguel Island. Following by the southern coast, we'll arrive to the village of Povoação, where we will stop to taste the famous "Fofas da Povoação" (local pastry). Then, our tour continues to the most flowery municipality of São Miguel Island, Nordeste. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the landscapes led by viewpoints of Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada overlooking the coast of the villages. We will admire the ancient water mills of the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Park, where for decades the cereals of the surrounding parishes where grinded. The tour also includes passage in Gorreana Tea factory, one of the few existing in Europe and the oldest of our island, with a taste of the different teas produced there. The return to Ponta Delgada is made by north Coast, from which one can admire the way the sea and the winds of the North quadrant shaped the northern hillsides.
Along the way, you can marvel yourself with the fabulous seascapes of the north and south of the Island. It is impossible to describe the wonderful feeling provided by the contrast between the serenity of south sea and the rough sea of the north.In this gorgeous but windy zone you can discover and enjoy beautiful samples of unique fauna and flora species. Also there are curious rock formations, resulting of the volcanic origin of the island. Take a moment to appreciate the details.We Partner with Sea Emotions to bring you back by Boat Trip to Quinta do Lorde and have a different view of Ponta São Lourenço, where you can find an elephant rock shape plus see a cave.Resume:Start / End: Ponta de São Lourenço/Ponta de São LourençoAltitude Mín/Máx: 5m/110mDistance: 4 KmDuration: 2-3 hours
Feel yourself inside a real canyon !Salto do Cabrito is in the central part of the island quite close to Ribeira Grande and Caldeira Velha. It takes around 20 minutes drive from Ponta Delgada.
Enjoy the views of south coast the islet of Vila Franca , the Village ( First capital ),Furnas lake and Botanical Gardens, volcanic fumaroles and hotsprings during 3/4 hours, back to Ponta Delgada by north coast views of the island . the pick up and drop off on Cruiser ships terminal or Hotel in Ponta Delgada, tour by certified guide, this tour is by confortable 8 passengers van with A/C, its a exeprience you don t regret.
The adventure begins inPonta Delgada, where we leave towards Pico do Carvão. This trail, with about 5 kms, starts at the entrance of Mata do Canário, it joins two sections of pre-existing trails and allows you to discover the various lakes in the western part of the island of São Miguel. In the first part of the walking tour it’s possible to see the Muro das Nove Janelas, an ancient aqueduct that carried water to Ponta Delgada. After an ascent through an area where the terrain is more irregular, we can observe a large part of the West side of the island, as well as the collapse crater of Sete Cidades. From this location, in days of really good weather, one can see a large part of the island of São , Miguel. On the return to Ponta Delgada, it is possible to stop at the Viewpoint of Vista do Rei, where you will find a magnificent landscape, of the Lagoa das Sete Cidades . Along the way back, we find green fields until the entrance of Ponta Delgada.
The best and most exciting way to explore the beautiful Eastern part of the island is through alternative tracks, using off-road circuits! This unforgettable full day tour passes by beautiful avenues,& water streams.Departure from Ponta Delgada through the north cost directly to one of Nordeste´s highlights – The Natural Park of Ribeira dos Caldeirões where waterfalls and windmills are to be seen surrounded by luxuriant vegetation. The Tour continues across Nordeste village, known by its beautiful gardens. Following to the viewpoints: Ponta do Arnel, Ponta do Sossego e Ponta da Madrugada, these viewpoints are known by its beautiful and colorful gardens. The next stop will be in Povoação Village, the lunch will be served in a local restaurant. After the lunch the adventure follows to a wonderful avenue surrounded by large “Plátanus “trees, called “Alameda de Plátanos Visconde Botelho”. Crossing water streams the Big Truck drives us to Salto do Cavalo.