If you go to the Azores. . .

How to get there




Offfers nonstop flights from Boston to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, on Tue, Fri, Sun.

Where to stay

Hotel Marina Atlantico Hotel

Av. Infante D. Henrique

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Ponta Delgada


Many rooms have two twins, so be sure to ask for a double or “matrimonial bed” if you’d like one. Doubles from about $98.

Where to eat

Cais 20


2a RuaTerreiro 41

S. Roque, Ponta Delgada


The loaded garlic bread and shrimp absurdo were great choices too. Entrees $8.50-$26.50.

Restaurante Costaneria

Rua Castelo 4

Ribeira Quente,Provoção

011-351 296-584-123

Fresh Azorean pineapple for dessert was a great finish. Entrees $11-$24.

Caldeiras & Vulcões

Rua das Caldeiras, 36


011-351 296-584-312

Minimum of 2 people and 24 hours notice for cozido. Price is $17 per person. Other entrees $10.50-$17.

Anfiteatro Restaurant

Escola Formação Turística e Hoteleria

Portas do Mar

Ponta Delgada


The tasting menu is $56 plus about $20 for a five-wine tasting.

What to do

Gorreana Tea Plantation

Gorreana, Maia


Free self-guided tours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Try the house-made Gelado da Quinta ice cream in the cafe.

A. Arruda Azores Pineapple


Rua Doutor Augusto Arruda

Fajã Baixo


Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily with free, self-guided tours. Bring home a small jar of doce de ananás (pineapple jam) since customs won’t allow fresh fruit.

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