Cruises to São Miguel

Volcanoes, whales and hot springs

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Portuguese Passage-Lisbon to Ft. Lauderdale

Complimentary select fine wines, premium spirits, champagnes, dining in each speciality restaurant once per cruise, All gratuities for dining room and wait staff, 60 minutes complimentary Wi-Fi and…

17 April 2019 | 12 Nights
Crystal Cruises : Crystal Serenity

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Lisbon, Portugal, Ponta Delgada, Azores, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA ...Read More

Unforgettable Scenery
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The Grand South & Central America Voyage

COMPLIMENTARY ON BOARD SPEND*, FULL DAYTIME TRANSIT OF THE PANAMA CANAL*, 5% DISCOUNT FOR OCEAN CLUB MEMBERS*

06 January 2020 | 70 Nights
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines : Balmoral

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Southampton, Lisbon, Portugal, Funchal, Madeira, Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ilhabela, Montevideo, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Punta de Este, West Point… ...Read More

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The No-Fly Circumnavigation of South America

ON BOARD SPEND AVAILABLE*, GRATUITIES INCLUDED WORTH UP TO $2,100*, EXCLUSIVE COMPLIMENTARY PRE-CRUISE HOTEL STAY*

10 January 2020 | 78 Nights
Cunard : Queen Victoria

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Southampton, Hamilton, Bermuda, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Bridgetown, Barbados, Macapa, Manaus, Brazil, Santarem, Brazil, Macapa, Salvador, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro,… ...Read More


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Dolphins, São Miguel, Azores

Dolphins, São Miguel, Azores

Caldeira Velha, São Miguel, Azores

Caldeira Velha, São Miguel, Azores

Chapel of Mae de Deus, Ponta Delgada, Azores

Chapel of Mae de Deus, Ponta Delgada, Azores

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores

Mountain trail, Azores

Mountain trail, Azores

Ponta Delgada, Azores

Ponta Delgada, Azores

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Witness the Green Island’s volcanic beauty

One of São Miguel’s most enduring attractions has got to be the Lagoa das Sete Cidades, a staggeringly beautiful pair of lakes set in a dormant volcanic crater. These twin bodies of water are connected by a strait with a bridge above, offering breath-taking views which will definitely be something to write home about. Around 15 minutes’ drive to the west of the lakes is Ponta da Ferraria, another perennial favourite with tourists and locals alike. This natural phenomenon is an organic swimming pool heated by two springs of volcanic thermal water; these are said to have therapeutic benefits. Be careful before you take a dip, though, as it does get rather hot at certain times of the day!


Watch majestic whales and lively dolphins

Whale watching is simply a must when you visit São Miguel, and is sure to be an Azorean experience you’ll never forget. On half- or full-day tours, you will learn all about these colossal creatures, as well as the other marine life to be found close to the island including dolphins, turtles and seabirds. You’ll then head out on a boat or catamaran to spot them for yourselves – there are no guarantees, of course, given the unpredictability of nature!   


Explore the vibrancy of Ponta Delgada

São Miguel’s bustling capital, Ponta Delgada, boasts plenty of fascinating attractions. Take a look at some of its fine churches, including the sixteenth century Igreja de São Sebastião, famous for its exquisite architecture, ornate décor and imposing tower. Elsewhere, the António Borges Park is a verdant and welcoming botanical garden, creating an oasis of calm in this lively municipality. Of course, a trip to São Miguel wouldn’t be complete without trying out some mouth-watering Azorean delicacies. You’ll find a host of restaurants specialising in tasty petiscos, or tapas, dotted around the charming streets of Ponta Delgada.

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