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

Transport From Ponta Delgada Airport To Your Hotel – Azores

Make the journey between Ponta Delgada airport and your hotel in high quality transportation, accompanied by a professional driver.

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Big Game Fishing In Azores

Board on the best adventure in the sea of your life!

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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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Swimming With Dolphins & Snorkel Tour In Azores Islands

Join a fantastic and unique Wildlife Experience! Swim with wild Dolphins in the Azores Islands!

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Double Scuba Diving In The Island Of São Miguel, Azores

Daily Double Dive Trips, to the best and most interesting diving spots on São Miguel Island.

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Guided Tour To The Furnas In São Miguel Island – Azores

Furnas, also known as Vale formoso or Terra Nostra, due to its paradisiacal landscape, considered the capital of Tourism in the Azores, is a village that has much to offer.

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Sete Cidades – Half Day Guided Tour In The Azores

Come with us and know one of the most beautiful volcanic lagoons in the entire world!

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Sete-Cidades Half-Day Tour

With the EcoTrails will be able to know all the hidden corners of the wonderful São Miguel Island, will be unforgettable moments.

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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.