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Which is the Best Azores Island to Visit?

Before deciding on the best Azores island, you should know what Azores have to offer – a lot! Visit the islands for spectacular views. Wildflowers grow everywhere. There are scenic, well-marked hiking trails and amazing hot springs for…


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Visiting the Azores FAQ

Why Visit the Azores? The Azores islands are best known for geothermal wonders such as volcanic lakes, geysers, black sand beaches and hot springs. There are lots of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing,…


The 22 Best Villas in the Azores, Portugal

The Azores have largely been a haven for backpackers, so the number of luxury villas available to rent is small but growing. This is the most comprehensive guide to the Azores villas available today, including some hidden gems! What is…


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The Most Beautiful Sao Miguel Beaches in the Azores

The best of the Azores islands for beaches, Sao Miguel boasts more than 20 volcanic, black sand beaches of varying sizes.  In this extensive guide, we’ll give you our top choices for São Miguel Beaches, including our three favorite…


Where are the Azores?

Trying to figure out where are the Azores? Don’t worry because many travelers aren’t sure either and we’re here to help! This remote archipelago of 9 islands and 8 formigas (Portuguese islets) lies in the North Atlantic…


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8 Must-See Azores Hot Springs

The beautiful Portuguese Azores Islands are full of character, outstanding natural scenery and lovely Azores hot springs. Their remote location, far out in the Atlantic Ocean, puts them off the regular tourist track and allows them to…


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The Ultimate Azores Beaches Guide

The Azores boasts hundreds of miles of rocky volcanic coastline, which means there are lots of Azores beaches to choose from!  Whether you want to swim, surf or simply relax under an umbrella and listen to the waves, you’re sure to find…


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THE BEST 7 DAY SAO MIGUEL ITINERARY

This Sao Miguel itinerary is for a 7-day adventure full of hiking, spectacular scenery, hot springs and amazing meals. The Travel Honey itinerary covers what to do in Sao Miguel, including awesome hiking, spectacular scenery, hot springs…


TIEBREAKER: FLORENCE OR VENICE?

[PHOTO] You're heading to Italy and trying to decide whether to visit Florence or Venice. Both cities offer everything that makes a Italy a spectacular destination – the culture, the historic sights, the romance, the food and of course,…


TIEBREAKER: IBIZA OR MALLORCA?

Summer time in Ibiza. It's summer and you're heading to Spain but are unsure which Balearic island to visit: Ibiza or Mallorca. Both islands have turquoise waters, secret coves and stunning beaches. Both have incredible food: Iberico ham,…


Best Azores Luxury Hotels

In Azores, luxury means pristine nature and no crowds. Azores luxury hotels? We'll admit the Azores, an archipelago of volcanic islands off the coast of Portugal, are not necessarily the first place travelers think of when searching for…