Destination guide

The historical area of Horta awaits your stay

Come and experience Horta and its museums, monuments and history. Renowned for its island views, seaside and seafood restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Horta

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Horta. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Porto Pim Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Capelinhos (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Gruta das Torres (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Capelinhos Point (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Mount Pico (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Horta

Fly into Horta (HOR), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pico Island (PIX), which is 9.9 mi (16 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Horta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday lettings around Horta. From 45 houses to 25 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Horta?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Horta. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Faial Island: 71 holiday homes
  • Capelinhos: 105 holiday homes
  • Capelinhos Point: 82 holiday homes
  • Conceicao: 82 holiday homes
  • Porto Pim Beach: 78 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Horta! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Horta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Horta with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Capelo: 71 holiday lettings
  • Cedros: 71 holiday lettings
  • Flamengos: 82 holiday lettings
  • Feteira: 82 holiday lettings
  • Praia do Norte: 71 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Horta? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Horta. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Capelinhos: 105 holiday rentals
  • Capelinhos Point: 82 holiday rentals
  • Whaling Museum: 144 holiday rentals
  • Horta Harbour: 144 holiday rentals
  • Peter's Scrimshaw Museum: 143 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Horta listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.