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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal, Your Home Away From Home

Sao Miguel is the largest and most populous of the Portuguese Azores islands. Set almost midway across the Atlantic, around 1000 miles off the western coast of Portugal, these remote volcanic islands are the ideal destination for visitors looking for a get-away-from-it-all type of holiday, away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland resorts. Visitors looking to spend their holidays on Sao Miguel Island will find that it boasts the best choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation. There are villas and apartments in the largest city, Ponta Delgada, as well as more rustic traditional Portuguese cottages and farmhouses to be found nestling alongside its steep hillsides.

Things to Do on Holiday in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal

Being an island, it will come as no surprise to visitors spending their holidays on Sao Miguel to discover that water sports activities are a particular attraction. The surrounding often turbulent waters of the Atlantic provide the perfect conditions for the more experienced surfing enthusiasts, whilst the rugged coastline of the island is popular amongst scuba divers. When the weather permits, island hopping to discover the other eight islands of the Azores archipelago is another popular pursuit. On dry land, the mountainous landscape of both dormant and active volcanoes provides the ideal conditions for mountaineering, abseiling and hill walking.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal

With numerous both active and dormant volcanoes to be found within its 293 square miles, Sao Miguel is a volcanologist’s and geologist’s dream. No holiday spent on Sao Miguel can be complete without observing - from a safe distance - the Lagoa do Fogo. Translating into English as the ‘Lake of Fire’, this deep, constantly steaming lake fills the cone of the Miradouro da Serra da Borrasso, one of the islands largest volcanoes. Other attractions include the hot springs to be found towards the centre of the island and the lush plant life to be found throughout the island’s fertile valleys and plains, fed by ancient lava flows.

Weather in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal

Due to its location, set towards the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Sao Miguel Island’s climate is very much influenced by the Gulf Stream. This means that temperatures tend to stay between 14 and 26 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The average annual rainfall of around 40 inches falls mainly in the winter months.

Travel to Sao Miguel Island, Portugal

Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays on Sao Miguel Island will discover that Monarch Airlines and SATA International operate regular, direct flights from London Luton (LTN) and London Gatwick (LGW) to the island’s Joao Paulo II Airport (PDL).

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (12 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    House #6495500
    12
    Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (30 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Chateau / Country House #2105572
      30
      Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (9 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        House #2508748
        9
        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (12 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6560132
          12
          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (9 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #6713415
            9
            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.6/5
              (14 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #239864
              14
              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (23 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Cottage #1072179
                23
                Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (17 reviews)
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                  • Studio
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Cottage #1725182
                  17
                  Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (29 reviews)
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                    • 5 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    Villa #1508713
                    29
                    Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (23 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 9
                      Cottage #1025562
                      23
                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        House #4243196
                        1
                        Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (29 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          House #1607325
                          29
                          Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (8 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Villa #6496756
                            8
                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (16 reviews)
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 10
                              Villa #1206130
                              16
                              Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (8 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Farmhouse #1958550
                                8
                                Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                  (9 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  House #1905923
                                  9
                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    House #2601439
                                    1
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (20 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 4 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #897836
                                      20
                                      Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (4 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #1872823
                                        4
                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (22 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 10
                                          Cottage #1887476
                                          22
                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (60 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Bungalow #821579
                                            60
                                            Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              House #6379100
                                              3
                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (5 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #6569972
                                                5
                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Cottage #1882686
                                                  6
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (7 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Bungalow #516566
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Chateau / Country House #2570146
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        House #1874762
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #1311796
                                                          4
                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (5 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Villa #1721735
                                                            5
                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (7 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • Studio
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Multiple rentals House #505085
                                                              7
                                                              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                (16 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                Villa #429375
                                                                16
                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #1853425
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (8 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #1422233
                                                                    8
                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      House #2365106
                                                                      11
                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                                        House #4046937
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Villa #8087684
                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Farmhouse #753524
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (33 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              House #1360059
                                                                              33
                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (38 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Condo #322100vb
                                                                                38
                                                                                Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #1391593
                                                                                  7
                                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1625235
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Villa #1746910
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                        (7 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #1909827
                                                                                        7
                                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • Studio
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Chalet #2166032
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (75 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            House #6284823
                                                                                            75
                                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Chateau / Country House #1405407
                                                                                              21
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (19 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                House #1517309
                                                                                                19
                                                                                                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Villa #6564408
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #6737422
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Farmhouse #450052
                                                                                                      4
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Spacious and comfortable

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Large apartment. Clean and comfortable it was well located in the city and Luis organised a car parking space close by. Roads and footpaths in Punta Delgada are extremely narrow and can be especially challenging during the brief 'rush hour' and when school drop off/pick up occurs. Pays not to be heading out at that time to avoid chaos if you can but everyone is extremely friendly and courteous.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect accommodation for an amazing trip

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      From the start the booking expeeejnce was very easy and simple. Manuel emailed and replied very quickly with information and directions for the property as well as helping us with finding a car rental company and organised everything for us. The villa is easy to find and very central location to the whole island. The property is located in a quiet village surrounded by lovely gardens and greenery as well as cats and a donkey as residents. Inside the property very clean and equipped with everything you need with very spacious three bedrooms, one double in the main room with ensuite with lovely views and the two twin rooms downstairs, one with an ensuite. I would most definitely come back and stay again and the accommodation is ideal for your visit. The island is Sao Miguel is a wonderful magical place and we will be back soon. Manuel thank you so much for all your help and assistance and hopefully see you one day soon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017