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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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                                                                                                      Rural apartment with stunning views in quiet location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We enjoyed our visit to the apartment. We were made very welcome by our host family who live in the same building but with a separate entrance. There was a fabulous view of Sao Jorge from the courtyard, and we occasionally saw whales spout in the distance. A car is essential. It is at the other end of the island from the airport. There is a small shop and cafes in the village, but only one restaurant 10 minutes drive away, otherwise you would have to go to the next town. There is a nice coastal walk nearby. The kitchen had enough equipment for the two of us to cook simple meals for ourselves. Thanks to the Dietters for a nice relaxing stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 08, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      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