Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Terceira Island

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Terceira Island. This city's cheese shops, diving and snorkelling draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Terceira Island

Travellers enjoy Terceira Island for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Terceira Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Algar Caves (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Municipal Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Monte Brazil (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Terceira Island

Fly into Angra do Heroismo (TER-Lajes Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Terceira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 171 holiday lettings around Terceira. From 73 Houses to 56 Flats, 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 Terceira?

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

  • Municipality of Praia da Vitória: 143 holiday homes
  • Municipality of Angra do Heroísmo: 143 holiday homes
  • Reserva Florestal Parcial da Serra de S. Barbara e dos Misterios Negros: 103 holiday homes
  • Reserva Florestal de Recreio da Serreta: 82 holiday homes
  • Reserva Florestal Natural Parcial do Biscoito da Ferraria: 143 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Terceira! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Terceira?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Terceira. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Miradouro do Facho: 143 holiday rentals
  • Municipal Gardens: 144 holiday rentals
  • Algar Caves (Algar do Carvao): 143 holiday rentals
  • Praia da Vitoria Marina: 143 holiday rentals
  • Fortaleza de Sao Joao Batista: 143 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Terceira listed on HomeAway 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.