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real Azores by Sunvil

The Azores


As if floating undisturbed in the middle of the Atlantic between Portugal and North America, the nine remote emerald green islands that comprise the Azores archipelago are a nature-lover’s paradise.


Tourism here remains in its infancy, though since 1990 Sunvil has been at the forefront of creating a responsible tourism that respects and sustains the astonishing botanical and geological diversity to be found on these tranquil, unspoiled islands.


Devoted to agriculture and fishing, pollution is unknown. Outside the few main towns, the pace of life is slow and unchanged. Thanks to the temperate climate, the islands and their vast array of natural beauty can be enjoyed

The Azores


As if floating undisturbed in the middle of the Atlantic between Portugal and North America, the nine remote emerald green islands that comprise the Azores archipelago are a nature-lover’s paradise.


Tourism here remains in its infancy, though since 1990 Sunvil has been at the forefront of creating a responsible tourism that respects and sustains the astonishing botanical and geological diversity to be found on these tranquil, unspoiled islands.


Devoted to agriculture and fishing, pollution is unknown. Outside the few main towns, the pace of life is slow and unchanged. Thanks to the temperate climate, the islands and their vast array of natural beauty can be enjoyed at any time throughout the year.


Each island is strikingly individual and unlike another; we recommend your holiday should encompass visits to several islands and our specialist advisors are able to suggest the best ways these journeys can be managed. Accommodation can be found in a variety of hotels and traditional quintas.


For the experienced independent traveller, the Azores are a fascinating destination, profuse in nature, fertile and verdant, rugged mountains, hot springs, crystal lakes and limitless horizons.


Safe in the hands of our Covid19 Peace of Mind Guarantee, ABTA and AITO, an Azores holiday never strays far from enchantment.

real Azores Holidays

12 holidays are available in this programme

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7 night 'Whale and Dolphin Watching Holiday (A)' from £1,052 per person based on 2 sharing. Price includes flights from London to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel. Transfers or car hire. 7 nights accommodation. Four hour whale and dolphin watching trips with a briefing from a Marine Biologist.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £1,052
  • Operator: Sunvil
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Our 7 night 'Walking Inside Volcanoes' itinerary is priced from £1,178 per person based on 2 people sharing. Price includes return flights from London to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel. All accommodation as detailed (Bed & Breakfast) and transfers. Six half-day, self-guided walks including a guidebook for the walks.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £1,178
  • Operator: Sunvil
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Stay at the Grand Hotel Açores Atlântico in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel from only £1,025 per person (based on 2 sharing).
The price includes return flights from London, 7 nights accommodation (Bed & Breakfast) and return transfers.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £1,025
  • Operator: Sunvil
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4 Night 'Azores Two Island Short Break' itinerary (Sao Miguel & Terceira).
Prices from £1,154pp. Includes return flights, transfers and 4 nights bed & breakfast accommodation.

  • Holiday duration: 5 days
  • Price from: £1,154
  • Operator: Sunvil
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Stay at the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, Sao Miguel, Azores
Prices from £1,005pp. Includes return flights, transfers and 7 nights bed and breakfast accommodation.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £1,005
  • Operator: Sunvil
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