These are Amy’s tips from her 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores.  Amy’s from Boston and went with friends, they wanted to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine. The average price of the hotel was 175 Euros and the average entree at the restaurants were about 15 Euros.

Amy enjoying a hike on Sao Miguel

Any hotels, restaurants or activities especially awesome?

Quinta dos Sabores was my favorite restaurant.

My favorite activity was the nature hike with Minuvida.  The guides were super knowledgeable and it was cool to learn about the flora/fauna of the area and have the cozido dinner. Wish we got to do another hike with them!

Dislikes/things you would have done differently? I’m glad I did canyoning but I feel like its not for everyone. It was very cool to jump into the waterfalls but I didn’t enjoy climbing over the slippery rocks in a wetsuit. Still glad I did it though!

If you had one more day?  If you had one less day? If I had one more day, I would have done a longer hike with the team at Minuvida. If I had one less day, I would have skipped the hot springs at the Terra Nostra Hotel, the color was off-putting.

Travel Honey collects tips from real travelers, because we know how valuable it is to hear opinions from those who have similar interests. If you’re looking for more Azores info, checkout Travel honey’s travel guides, including 8 Must See Azores Hot Springs and Which is the best Azores Island to Visit.