Portugal-Azores Archipelago

São Miguel Island

Welcome to São Miguel Island

The largest island in the entire archipelago, the island of São Miguel has some of the most spectacular landscapes of the Azores. Inside the island are the crater lakes of Sete Cidades, one green and the other blue, also Lagoa do Fogo and waterfalls, mandatory stops for any traveler in the area. In addition, its capital Ponta Delgada offers quality urban tourism, and is the starting point of your trip. Enjoy the belvederes, thermal gardens and fall in love with the natural beauty of the island of São Miguel.

Top 2 Things To Do In São Miguel Island

Located on the island of São Miguel, the Sete Cidades Lagoon is the largest fresh water lake in the Azores Archipelago, with a length of 4.2 km2 and a depth of 33 meters. Declared one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal, in the category of Non-Marine Aquatic Areas, it is composed of two lagoons - Lagoa Verde and Lagoa Azul - linked together and surrounded by a breathtaking scenery.

Located on the beautiful and verdant São Miguel Island, in the enchanting Azores Archipelago, Lagoa do Fogo is the second largest Lagoon of the Island of São Miguel, and also the highest, classified since 1974 as a Natural Reserve, such as its natural value and landscaping Occupying about 1360 hectares, in the caldera of a dormant volcano that will have formed about 15,000 years ago, giving shape to the great volcanic massif of the Serra de Agua de Pau, Lagoa do Fogo enchants by its natural beauty and phenomenal dimension, arriving at reach 30 meters deep.

Top Tours & Activities in São Miguel Island

Guided Tour To The Sete Cidades Lagoon And Village – São Miguel, Azores

Come and enjoy one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal. With gorgeous views that will stay in your mind for ever, this small group tour is a must do while you're in the island of São Miguel.

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From Lisbon To S. Miguel, Azores

If your staying in Lisbon but want more, we will take in a unforgettable trip to one of the most beautiful islands in the world: São Miguel. Located in the autonomous region of Azores, it has a lot to offer you, from one the most beautiful landscapes you'll ever see to the traditional cuisine. A place full of magic and serenity worth your visit!

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Tour Lagoa Do Fogo / Salto Do Cabrito / Caldeira Velha – Daily Tour

For you and with you, "we will face" volcanoes, "clear paths", visit museums and unveil the culture and traditions.And if a picture is worth a thousand words ...you will have a lot to say about Azores

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São Miguel Island: Half-Day Canyoning At Ribeira Dos Caldeirões

Come and explore actively with Canyoning the hidden waterfalls and streams in the interior of São Miguel. Jump into cristal clear water pools and challenge the waterfalls flowing from the top. These are the ingredients for moments of adrenaline and fun, in a genuine water park created by nature.

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Half Day Lagoa Do Fogo Jeep Tour – S. Miguel Island, Azores

The best and most exciting way to explore the beautiful central part of the island is going off road! This unforgettable half day tour drives past beautiful lakes, water and streams!

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Half Day Big Truck Emotion Tour Lagoa Do Fogo – São Miguel Island, Azores

The best and most exciting way to explore the beautiful central part of the island is going off road!

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Big Game Fishing In Ponta Delgada – Azores

The Azorean sea is one of the favorite destinations of the fans of big-game fishing. Enormous blue and white marlins swim in this part of the Atlantic, as well as dolphin-fishes and Atlantic Bluefin tunas, among other species of tuna. I am Capt.Carlos Linhares. I would like to invite you to join me on my boat the "Rabão" in that promises to be the "Big Game Fishing" experience of a lifetime.

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Half Day Big Truck Adventure Tour Sete Cidades – S. Miguel Island, Azores

The most remarkable off-road tour at the island is definitely the Western Tour, where you can admire São Miguel's highlights: Sete Cidades.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Time Zone
GMT-1
Country Phone Code
+351
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Azores is whenever you get the chance as temperatures are rarely lower than 14°C and don't tend to get much higher than 25°C which makes for the perfect summer season all year round.