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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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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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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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour In Azores – From Ponta Delgada

Visit Sete Cidades from Ponta Delgada with a small group. Know the best our island has to offer you!

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Full Day Nordeste – São Miguel Island, Azores

Discover the best of Northeast in this guided full day tour, know the amazing viewpoints!

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Guided Tour To The Furnas And Lake Of Fire In São Miguel Island – Azores

Explore and learn about two of the best destinations on the island of São Miguel - Azores.

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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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8 Days 2 Islands, Terceira And São Miguel, Azores

One full week with our team on two beautiful islands Terceira and São Miguel. Come explore Terceira Island and Sao Miguel in a trip that we prepared for you. The perfect week in 2 beautiful islands of the Azores.

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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.