Collected by Marc Mancuso
R. do Mercado, 9500-326 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Because of its unique climate and volcanic soil, markets in the Azores feature exotic produce not found anywhere else in Portugal. Annonas (similar to pawpaw or custard apples), araçal (somewhat like guava), yam, peppers and the ever-present sweet...
R. das Caldeiras 36, 9675-045 Furnas, Portugal
The official dish of the Azores is cozido das furnas, a Portuguese meat and vegetable concoction made by placing a pot in the ground to be heated by volcanic steam. The chef of Caldeiras e Vulcões leaves the pot untouched for six hours, allowing...
Horta Marina, 9900-016 Horta, Portugal
The waters of the Azores archipelago churn with sea life, so whale-watching trips can pretty much guarantee a sighting of these magnificent creatures. You're most likely to see beaked whales, pilot whales and sei whales, along with the native...
Quinta dos Perfumes, Caixa Postal 545 S Conceição e Cabanas de Tavira, 8800-058 Tavira, Portugal
As it is a Farm Hotel, I love that you have a chance to take part in the farm’s daily activities and live the simple down to nature life in sunny southern Europe. The best part after all, is that you will have the opportunity to cook and eat what...
Sitio dos Caliços, 8700-069 Moncarapacho, Portugal
Its within a typical and traditional features from Algarve that spread the charms of Vila Monte Farm House. The architecture also preserves ancient traditions with its whitewashed chimneys, terraces and stairways offering a peaceful and relaxed...
8600 Lagos, Portugal
The Praia do Mos is a beach in Lagos, Portugal on the Algarve's rugged west coast. The beach is long and clean with golden sand.It is beautiful in February and March and wonderful in August. Sunbathing, fishing and boat tours make for a great...
8800-504 Santo Estevão, Portugal
Staying at Fazenda Nova feels more like you're visiting a really cool friend's beach house rather than a boutique hotel. That isn't to say you won't receive all the amenities that one finds at a high-end boutique hotel (you most certainly will),...
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