Travel

Earthquakes in São Jorge

Dear guests, We have received some requests for information about what is going on in S. Jorge and if it will affect your holiday in the these islands of the triangle. The earthquakes that have been felt on that island have not been felt on Faial. The information we have is not certain, but for

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Help Ukraine

Dear customers, Dear fellow tourist accommodation owners, We thus come to appeal to all people who can help, to sign up for the recent platform created by the Regional Government of the Azores, to support Ukrainian refugees with accommodation or a job. https://portal.azores.gov.pt/web/prgra/acores-em-missao-ucrania We will not stand by undaunted, watching this war through our screens,

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Sahara dust in the Azores

It is not the first time that we witness this phenomenon here in our islands. We are nicknamed the islands of “Bruma” by our mystical fog, that from time to time invade us, and now comes the dust of the Sahara desert in search of a little bit of our spotlight! These days, the sky

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New Year! New Life!

We love a good start of the year… that feeling of more 365 days to be able to do good things, all over again, new opportunities and especially good choices! We took advantage of this first week of the year 2022 to renew ideas and energies, to prepare you for a great year, full of

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We’re back!

We’re back! We were closed the month of November for holidays, but always thinking about the well-being of our guests. Once again we took the opportunity to improve our space! We changed the decor, a new “face”, new colors, and even more modernized! We now have electronic locks in all rooms, so you can feel

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Discover Faial

For a long long time, we all complained about the lack of a website that contained all the tourist information about our island… Well, this website has now arrived at the hands of the Sustainable Tourism Association of Faial Island (aka ATSF). www.discoverfaial.com ATSF is an association that has existed since 2018 and brings together

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4th of July

No, it’s not the 4th of July for US independence, it’s the 4th of July for the anniversary of the city of Horta! This year it has been 188 years since Horta went from village to town. We currently have about 8,800 inhabitants in the city of Horta, comprising 3 parishes: Angústias, Matriz and Conceição,

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Ponds of Pedro Miguel

“Why do you never recommend Pedro Miguel’s ponds to visit?” A Pico customer asked me this question one day. A really good question! It is a beautiful place in Faial to visit, but it goes unnoticed by most tourists, perhaps it is little publicized, or perhaps because it is difficult to explain the access …

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Two Days in Faial

“What to do in 2 days in Faial?” Following our article on staying in Faial, and at the request of many of our guests, here is a suggested program for 2 days on our island. There are several things that you can’t really miss on the island of Faial, the view of Caldeira being one

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April 25th

“What is april 25th, after all?” Our guests ask us with a curious and smiling face, which soon turns into an unbelieving one, when we explain that it was the “carnation revolution”, “revolution without guns”, “war without injured”, etc … Nowadays, when the extreme right is gaining more and more stage across Europe, it is

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