The Azores archipelago is the best-kept secret of Portugal. This picturesque group of islands on the Atlantic makes for the perfect vacation amidst natural volcanic beauty, rich marine life, flora and fauna. Sao Miguel is the largest island in the Azores and also the most populated. Its capital is Ponta Delgada. You can now experience the terrific scenic beauty by staying in equally amazing apartments and villas for rent. You might just get lucky to stay in one of the several Gothic-inspired architectures spanning the island.
Below is a list of 5 of the best villas for rent in Sao Miguel.
- Pineapple House II, Ponta Delgada
This beautiful property with a garden is any traveler’s delight. It has two bedrooms with a bathroom and kitchen. The kitchen has a microwave and a toaster while the rooms define luxury at a different level. Per day booking starts around 70 euros.
- Capelas Retreat, Ponta Delgada
This premium boutique home with 3 bedrooms is priced at 140 euros per night. Located just outside Ponta Delgada, the open-plan apartments have concrete floors, floor-to-ceiling glass and timber ceilings and a huge landscaped garden.
- 7 Cidades Lake Lodge, Sete Cidades
This one-room facility exudes simplicity from each of its cabins, nevertheless feeling perfectly homely. The interiors are warm with wooden floorings and the property is located on the edge of the Sete Cidades. Priced at 100 euros per night.
- The Pink House, Ponta Delgada
This colorful Sao Miguel villa is all about holiday vibes. It offers 2 rooms for 210 euros per night and is known for its diverse and bright landscapes.
- Pico do Refugio, Rabo de Peixe
This 17th century villa located atop a hill overlooking the ocean, has been transformed to a modern-day stay for the most wonderful experience in the Azores. Its old-world charm meets modern-day aesthetics and each 2-bedroom facility is priced at 122 euros per night.