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A holiday rental home in Pico Island, Portugal is a fabulous choice when you crave beautiful beaches and lovely weather

Pico Island is located in the Azores in Portugal. A holiday rental home in Pico Island will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions on this gorgeous island. You are sure to feel right at home in your well-appointed rental.

Things to Do on Holiday to Pico Island, Portugal

Pico Island is an absolute paradise for anyone who enjoys spending time in the out of doors. The gorgeous beaches provide the backdrop for swimming, diving, boating and fishing. The water is warm throughout the year, so you can enjoy spending time at the beach no matter the time of year that you visit. Organised diving excursions are available. Visit some of the local vineyards to participate in a wine tasting and to learn about the long history of winemaking on Pico Island. Hiking is very popular here and you can hike up the side of a volcano or along many scenic trails. Boat tours, including whale and dolphin watching excursions, are available.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Pico Island, Portugal

Pico Island is home to the volcano called Ponta do Pico. This volcano is also the tallest mountain in all of Portugal. It is a picturesque site, and one of the most photographed features of Pico Island. Since the 15th century, Pico Island has been producing wines. Today, the island?s vineyards are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Whaler?s Museum recounts this history of whaling on the island. The practice ended in 1980, and the museum tells the story of whaling through a series of interesting artefacts and exhibits.

Weather in Pico Island, Portugal

The year round warm weather is one of the best reasons to choose Pico Island for your next holiday. Whether you visit in January or June you will find weather that is perfect for enjoying activities in the out of doors. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between 13° and 15° C and the average highs are between 19° and 21° C. In the spring the average lows are 14° to 15° C and average highs are 20° to 21° C. During the summer the average lows are 18° to 20° C and the average highs are 22° to 25° C. The least amount of rain occurs during the summer months, and the most occurs during the winter. During the winter it may rain up to 7 days per month.

Travel to Pico Island, Portugal

Pico Island Airport (PIX) brings visitors to this lovely paradise. Airports on other Azore islands allow you to do a bit of island hopping to see some of the other nearby islands.

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A lovely setting

5 of 5
Well equipped house for two. We loved to sit at the top of the steps admiring the views of the sea. Nice quiet spot for relaxing. Car essential, I would say. Prainha has an ocean swimming pool, a bar and a surprisingly well equipped shop about 2 km from the house.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 04, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Upgrade to Calheta Nesquim

4 of 5
A very well maintained house and well equipped with a view of the ocean. There is a lovely little natural swim area near the windmill and a charming bar. There are some annoying barking dogs in the neighbourhood and some very interesting migrating birds at night that sound amazing! we did Whale watching in Lajes and a trip to Madalena to get a ferry to Faial, also gorgeous, beautiful beach in Horta and wine tasting back in Madalena and a very nice restaurant (Anchor) in Sao Roque also a supermarket, there was also one in Lajes that we discovered. There are some annoying barking dogs in the neighbourhood and some very interesting migrating birds at night that sound amazing! We did quite a challenging walk of 4 hours in the village. Pico is just stunning.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 03, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017