Azores

Find out everything you need to know about the best sea experiences in the Azores. Enjoy your holidays in the Azores!

  • Anglers in Europe
    Azores,  Portugal

    Top 5 Destinations for Anglers in Europe

    Do you need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life? Maybe it is about time to go on a fishing trip. Whether you are going out for a quiet alone time or a fun, thrilling trip with your family, it’s imperative to know the best fishing places for your next angling adventure. If you are wondering where is the best place to spend a quiet afternoon by the lake, then you’ve come to the right place.  Cast out your line and prepare to catch the most delicious fish in Europe in the best fishing spots that provide top sea experiences on the continent. If you…

  • 10 reasons to visit Azores in the Winter
    Azores,  Blog,  Coronavirus,  Portugal

    10 reasons to visit Azores in the Winter

    The Azores is the perfect destination to visit this winter. The Azores is not so popular for the masses, being less crowded, so ideal for people who seek an authentic holiday experience. Flights to the islands are very accessible and normally relatively cheap. There are direct flights from major cities in Europe and the US, or you might need to stopover in Lisbon. Tourists from all over the world visit this hidden gem. Located in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, the islands are accessible by plane or cruises. Flights from the United States, more precisely Boston, Massachusetts, take only around 5 hours. While flights from Lisbon airport, a short…

  • Cliff Diving in the Azores
    Azores,  Blog,  Portugal

    Your ultimate guide to the Red Bull Cliff Diving in the Azores

    Did you already hear about the Red Bull Cliff Diving Series? This super exciting event takes place all around the world, at 7 different locations, to find the best female and male cliff-diver! The jumps they do are spectacular, and watching the divers jump from up to 27m with such elegance and doing amazing acrobacy at the same time, is definitely breathtaking! One of the stops of the World Series is at the beautiful islet Vila Franca do Campo in the Azores! The “Princess Ring”, a volcanic islet in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is a really magical place and it is here that the world’s best cliff divers…

  • Azores,  Blog,  Portugal

    We went Whale Watching in São Miguel

    Our friend Cristina, blogger at The Choice of Magic, shares her unforgettable experience Whale Watching in São Miguel: The island of São Miguel is certainly one of the most breathtaking places in Portugal. With eternally green hills, blue-green water, spotted cows and delicious cheese, it’s the perfect getaway for a long weekend. There are obviously plenty of things to do in a place where nature is so overwhelmingly beautiful: from hikes and baths in the island´s many hot springs to eating all the “lapas” you can find, and to finally going on a most amazing adventure: Whale Watching in São Miguel.  When planning our trip, we positively knew we wanted to venture…

  • When to go whale watching in the Azores
    Azores,  Blog,  Portugal

    When to go whale watching in the Azores

    The Azores are a real paradise for nature lovers and active tourist who appreciate the outdoors. No wonder that the group of islands has been elected one of the Top 10 most sustainable destinations in the world. The Azores are also the best Atlantic destination according to the International Tourism Fair in Berlin (ITB)! Obviously, there are a lot of reasons to visit this amazing and magical place. But one of the main reasons for us is definitely the 25 different species of whales and dolphins that can be seen around the Azores throughout the year! To make sure you have a great experience, we want to tell you when…

  • Azores,  Blog,  Portugal

    Dolphin & whale watching in São Miguel, Azores

    If you are planning your holidays to the Azores archipelago, you are surely considering a whale watching in São Miguel. The island of São Miguel is worldwide known for its stunning green scenery and for dolphin and whale watching boat trips. São Miguel is the biggest island of the Azores archipelago. It’s the island where most airlines operating to the Azores fly to: Ponta Delgada. São Miguel has 62.1 km in maximum length and 15.8 km at its width. Pico da Vara is the island’s highest point with an altitude of 1,105 m. There are many things to do on São Miguel, Azores. Most activities are related to nature, like…

  • Azores,  Blog,  Portugal

    Cliff diving in Azores

    After Texas and Copenhagen in June this year, in July the Redbull Cliff Diving will come to the Azores on the 7th. The Azores archipelago, part of Portugal, in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean will host the World Series of cliff diving for the fifth year in a row. If you like diving and have the chance to go to the Azores around July 9th, don’t doubt and join this great event on the São Miguel Island. The phenomenal volcanic rock formations of the São Miguel Island are perfect for cliff diving in the Azores! While in most of the locations that take part of the World Series of…