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Maria Jorge Martins

Member since: 2008
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Speaks English, French, Portuguese

Adega Figueira for your perfect holidays in Pico Island, 5 minutes from water

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Azores - Adega Figueira, Pico cottage

Fantastic cottage for you vacations in Pico Island, overlooking the sea.

This fantastic house is located in a traditional village on the island of Pico in the Azores, with all the comfort to enjoy an unforgettable holiday.

Reconstructed with the comfort of our visitors in mind, this is an ideal place for your vacation in the Azores.

The house owes its name to a huge fig that existed inside the house while it was in ruins, occupying the entire area of the kitchen.

In the process of rebuilding the tree removed from the inside, but today the fig grows again on the outside of the house, offering in late September figs of excellent quality

About the house: This fantastic house is located in a traditional village on the island of Pico in the Azores, with all the comfort to enjoy an unforgettable holiday.

The house was restored to think about the comfort of its visitors, clearly the magnificent scenery surrounding the area and with an impressiveview over the ocean.

The house owes its name to a huge fig that existed inside the house while it was in ruins, occupying the entire area of the kitchen.

In the process of rebuilding the tree removed from the inside, but today the fig grows again on the outside of the house, offering in late September figs of excellent quality'

Activities for your vacations: We are just 5 minutes walk from the natural pools, where you can enjoy a fantastic sea, and 30 minutes of a forest park of great beauty.

We are located 20 minutes from the village of Lajes Pico, where you can find various activities such as scuba diving, whale watching, walks the walk, climb the mountain, sport fishing, and a pleasure to enjoy the full potential of islands the Azores on their dream vacation.'

About Pico Island and Calheta de Nesquim: Pico island offers you a lost paradise where nature is the main element, where you can recover from an year of stress and work, and enjoy various activities in nature

The house emerges from the revitalization of a ruin that after more than 30 years of abandonment, was fully recovered gaining new life, with three rooms available for guests. For the reconstruction, we used local materials, incorporating the house and the magnificent scenery surrounding the area of Wineries.

Land of Tradition and Culture, allows you to find stories of other times, about life in Pico, the Mountain, the fishing of whales. Do not be surprised with an invitation to taste the wine in an old cottage .... enjoy the simplicity and affection and return with a smile.

Your vacations in Pico Island will be an unique experience, where you will enjoy the nature and nice people.

Whale watching, Mountain Climb, Diving, Big game fishing, Bird watchi

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maria Jorge Martins (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Portuguese

About Maria Jorge Martins

We have been doing holidays in Azores since 1991, until one day in 2005, we definitively fall in love with Pico and decide to by a ruin to rebuild.

After traveling to all Azorean islands we choose Pico because it's pure nature, the mountain as a special impact, it's one of the best places in the world for whale watching and people are really nice.

Maria Jorge Martins purchased this house in 2005

Why Maria Jorge Martins chose Portugal

Since the beginning the idea was to create a place that is simple but comfortable, where a visitor could feel like if it was at home.

The house is equipped has if we live there, and has lots of pieces that make part of our live, arriving there you can fell you are making part of a story, not only staying in a house.

It's very curious that several customers when we speak with them after their stay, comment that they felt like at home :)

The quietness from the house, the whale tradition from Calheta de Nesquim, the amazing natural pool - one of the best in the Azores - are some of the good reasons to stay with us.

What makes this house unique

The the amazing view from the terrace and the sympathy from Mrs Natalia and Mrs Noelia that are always available to help.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)
Adega Figueira for your perfect holidays in Pico Island, 5 minutes from water
average rating of 4.866667 based on 45 reviews
5

A magical place

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most beautifull and peacfull palces I've ever been.

The house could not be better suited to the small village and all the magic one can feel in the Azores islands.

A place which can only be remembered as a magical one!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
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Ein Ort zur Entschleunigung

  • 4 of 5

Das Haus liegt in einem abgelegenem, jedoch sehr schönen Teil von Pico. Das Haus lebt von der tollen, überdachten Terrasse, mit einem grandiosen Blick auf das Meer, von dem man aus Wale und Delfine beobachten kann. Beachten sollte man, dass man bis Madalena ca. 1 Stunde unterwegs ist. Das Naturschwimmbecken ist unweit und toll, die Bar da Poca daneben sehr nett.

Einen Punkt Abzug gibt es von uns, da uE die Duschen durchaus renoviert werden dürften und auch die Ausstattung der Küche etwas dürftig ist. So gibt es keinen Backofen, keine Weingläser und keine großen Pfannen etc. Da wird es bei Vollbesetzing eng beim kochen.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Top experience!

  • 5 of 5

Very helpful and friendly staff, Unique location and view and good facilities.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing Experience!

Everything is wonderful, the house is just unbelievable, people are lovely and we were very well received!

I recommend and hope to return as soon as possible!

Love the place, Love Azores, Love everything in this island!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks. We hope we can have you visit in summer.
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5

The time become whole, fragments of an unique view

  • 5 of 5

The island is quite, low traffic, unique landscape and friendly pleople. Adega da Figueira was the perfect refuge, warm and breathtaking view. I was dazzled with Pico peak, I loved it. In a short time I was able to gain the strength and energy to go back to my stressfull life. Thank you so much for the beautiful place. I'll come back for sure to explore more places .

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Owner's Response: Tks Jo. We expect for your return
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We would come back for sure!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice little holiday adega with a magic view over the sea! The terrace is superb as it is covered. So wind and even rain will not disturb the view on the magic sea. We saw dolphins every day from the house (different species, big and small groups). Sometimes very near! We even managed to see the blows of baleen whales with our binoculars! Fantastic. It is a vey calm place, nice garden and the kitchen is well equipped. Very friendly household lady that cares for all your little problems. If you want to calm down, relax and enjoy a splendid view over the endless ocean this is your place to be! We did some nice walkings nearby, some great dolphin and whale watching tours (with lots of baleen whlaes and dolphins) and had fish for dinner every second day. Our small baby (1.5year) enjoyed the stay as much as we did!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Madalena
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar da Poça
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
São Roque
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: recommended

Reconstructed with the comfort of our visitors in mind, this is an ideal place for your vacation in Pico Island - Azores.

The house emerges from the revitalization of a ruin that after more than 30 years of abandonment, was fully recovered gaining new life, with three rooms available for guests. For the reconstruction, we used local materials, incorporating the house and the magnificent scenery surrounding the area of Wineries.

Pico island offers you a lost paradise where nature is the main element, where you can recover from an year of stress and work, and enjoy various activities in nature: whale watching, bird watching, climb the mountain, fishing, scuba diving.

Other Activities: Whale Watching; Swimming with dolphins

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Azores, Azores

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Aug
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
4 night minimum stay
£503
for 4 nights
From
£115
From
£128
Sat,Sun
£848
£3,494
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £43 per night, per additional guest
 
Set
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£247
for 3 nights
From
£68
From
£68
Sat,Sun
£639
£2,599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £43 per night, per additional guest
 
Out
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£170
for 3 nights
From
£43
From
£51
Sat,Sun
£579
£2,088
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
 
Nov
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£145
for 3 nights
From
£34
From
£43
Sat,Sun
£472
£1,474
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Dez
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£111
for 2 nights
From
£34
From
£43
Sat,Sun
£418
£1,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£196
for 3 nights
From
£51
From
£60
Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £43

Payment Conditions:

1. Minimum Booking 2 rooms

2. Booking - 50%

3. 2 weeks before arrival - 50%

Prices presented are a reference, but final cost depends on the number of rooms rented and renting duration. Please contact us to get final price for you request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Azores in Europe

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , private WC
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , private WC
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , private WC
  • All rooms have private WC
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The house emerges from the revitalization of a ruin that after more than 30 years of abandonment, was fully recovered gaining new life, with three rooms available for guests. For the reconstruction, we used local materials, incorporating the house and the magnificent scenery surrounding the area of Wineries The house owes its name to a huge fig that existed inside the house while it was in ruins, occupying the entire area of the kitchen. In the process of rebuilding the tree removed from the inside, but today the fig grows again on the outside of the house, offering in late September figs of excellent quality.

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