Hotel Bela Vista, Pico Island ***

Hotel Bela Vista, Pico Island ***

Hotel Bela Vista 3*

Pico Island, Azores

Extend you stay with a trip to more remote Pico Island (one hour flight from Sao Miguel Island). You can explore this stunning island at your own pace (car hire recommended) with the option of adding whale and dolphin watching trips to sea and land tours to your itinerary.

With views across the ocean and towards Mount Pico and just 3 minutes walk to the marina, this hotel is in a great location. Rooms come equipped with satellite TV and a private bathroom with shower.  Buffet breakfast is included.

Private House Pico Island

Private House Pico Island

Private House

Pico Island, Azores

Extend you stay with a trip to more remote Pico Island (one hour flight from Sao Miguel Island). You can explore this stunning island at your own pace (car hire recommended) with the option of adding whale and dolphin watching trips to sea and land tours to your itinerary.

 

This private guest house in Pico is ideally situated for some of the best whale and dolphin watching you could wish for on the island of Pico, and it is a perfect base for the discovery of this unique island in the Azores.

Recently renovated from two traditional houses of volcanic stone guests can either book rooms or the entire house with four bed rooms and a delicious breakfast of local produce included. With four bedrooms, a comfortable lounge area and well equipped kitchen, the contemporary design brings a blend of old and new. This accommodation has all the luxury and modern interiors you would expect while still providing an authentic feel of bygone years with a traditional style of building. In the past the animals would have lived on the lower floor and provide warmth to the farmer and family living above!!

The surroundings guarantee your peace of mind, with fresh sea air and views out over the Atlantic Ocean. You can see the iconic mount Pico from your window. The location is in convenient proximity to everything you might need during your stay, which should prove memorable. This guest house, where traditional features like basalt walls, wooden floors and wooden ceilings, are combined with abundant natural light, generous open spaces, and exquisite contemporary details, makes for a very comfortable yet unique experience.

Guests are served breakfast in the house dining room and have access to a house kitchen, balconies and terraces, a large dining room and a living room with television and musical instruments.

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Private Villa with Pool, Pico Island

Private Villa with Pool, Pico Island

Luxury Cliff Top Villa

Pico Island, Azores

Extend you stay with a trip to more remote Pico Island (one hour flight from Sao Miguel Island). You can explore this stunning island at your own pace (car hire recommended) with the option of adding whale and dolphin watching trips to sea and land tours to your itinerary.

Our luxury cliff-top villa with beautiful landscaped gardens and private pool, overlooks the sea and Mount Pico. The split level interior is tastefully designed and local stone, materials and labour were used wherever possible during its’ construction. The villa is well equipped for the convenience of our guests and breakfast is delivered to the property each morning by our local supplier.

The pool, although unheated, has been specially insulated and is located in a sun-trap. The fantastic plant resource on the island was used as a basis for the planting. The Island has only one beach. It does however have many safe natural swimming areas, enhanced and improved, for the public to use. The nearest of these is directly in front of the Villa, less than a minute walk away.

Aldeia da Fonte ****

Aldeia da Fonte ****

Aldeia da Fonte 4*

Nature Hotel, Pico Island, Azores

Extend you stay with a trip to more remote Pico Island (one hour flight from Sao Miguel Island). You can explore this stunning island at your own pace (car hire recommended) with the option of adding whale and dolphin watching trips to sea and land tours to your itinerary.

This beautiful hotel which has a unique and dramatic setting is perched on cliffs high above the Atlantic ocean. It is renowned as one of the top hotels in the Azores and is classed 4**** The villas are nestled in the beautiful mature gardens. This “Nature Hotel” is the perfect way to enjoy the blue of the ocean and the green of the gardens. The hotel has a sauna and Gym, natural salt water swimming pool and access to the sea.

It consists of separate villas made of the local volcanic stone set in beautiful landscaped gardens. It is a haven of tranquillity, beauty and rustic charm where you feel the island’s elemental origins and breathe the unpolluted ocean air. It is surrounded by forests and vineyards and has fabulous views of the spectacular volcano which is dormant. Its landscaped gardens lend themselves to socialising in the garden-restaurant under vines and orange trees. There are also many magical and tranquil hidden away places to relax in hammocks or gaze out to sea. There is also a swimming pool and barbecue looking out to the ocean. Dolphins and whales can often be sighted from here. The owners and staff are friendly and hospitable hosts and the hotel has a very good standard of comfort and amenities. The hotel has a reasonably priced, excellent restaurant serving local fish and seafood, superb international cuisine, and offers an extensive and imaginative vegetarian selection.

The Rooms
The accommodation comprises private en-suite twin rooms with tv, and seating area. There are also studio en suite rooms which are bigger than the twin have two beds, sofa chairs, tea making facilities, a fridge and many have access to a terrace with views to the ocean or gardens. The suites are like private apartments. They have a master bedroom with a separate lounge with sofa bed (third person) and armchairs with a kitchen and bathroom. This is ideal for three sharing. The bedroom, lounge and bathroom all lead to a private entrance hall.

Other Facilities
Our guests have use of the swimming pool which is situated in a dramatic location looking out to the ocean. It is a saltwater pool and is a perfect spot to relax and read a book or for the children to play.

There is a gym, sauna and relaxation area as well as a masseuse by request.

There are two bars, one with a large lounge with sofas, a library and internet café. The hotel has WiFi. There is a shop with local artisan crafts. The hotel can arrange a cultural tour of the island with the wife of the owner of the hotel who is an expert on local history, culture, flora and fauna. She is the inspiration behind the gardens which are very beautiful. There are many nature walks in the forests nearby. Access to the sea for swimming is a 5 minute walk from the hotel along the cliff path.

The Restaurant
The hotel restaurant is situated inside or during the summer you sit outside under the vines on the terrace. Our guests love the food which is renowned as the best restaurant on the island. Local fish and meat dishes are served as well as a wide range of international and vegetarian cuisine. The meals are all freshly prepared so take time over your meal which will be served by the restaurant staff. The wine menu has a selection of impressive local wines.