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The Azores | Pico & São Miguel Wine & Dine

Wine, dine and island hop between Pico and São Miguel Islands with this fabulous combo package!

This offer includes:

  • Round trip flights from Boston to the Azores
  • Inter-island connections
  • Accommodation at your choice of 4-star hotel in Pico
  • Accommodation at your choice of hotel in downtown Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island
  • Breakfast may be included, depending on the hotels selected
  • 1 Full-Day + 1 Half-Day Food & Wine Tours in Pico
  • 2 Half-Day Food & Wine Tours in São Miguel
  • All taxes & fees

 

Why we love this deal:

  • Let us show you our slice of paradise through food! Sip, see and taste your way through the islands of Pico and São Miguel with these intimate, specially curated tours and experiences included in your package:
    • Pico Wine Full Day Tour: Explore the unique wine culture of Pico Island, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with this fabulous tour that includes visits to many producers around the island, big and small, as well as a visit to the volcanic stone vineyards. Visit the many little traditional villages, old distilleries and adegas, and learn about the history of wine production at the island’s Wine Museum.
    • Pico-nic: Yes, you read it right -- it’s a Pico-nic! Enjoy a picnic Pico’s way, out in nature amongst the most magical places, selected to give you the best landscapes of the Island, while enjoying the best delicacies made in Pico! 
    • Ponta Delgada Drinks & Bites Tour: Discover the Azores through delicious sips and great stories! In this 3 hour evening walking tour participants will experience some of Ponta Delgada’s best bars and eateries, sampling unique Azorean beverages while learning about the local traditions and drinking culture. 
    • Azorean Cheese & Wine Experience: A taste of some of the best cheeses and wines in the world. With more than 40 varieties of award-winning cheeses and centuries of winemaking experience, the Azores are an unknown gem for cheese and wine lovers. In this experience, participants will learn about the centennial art of Azorean cheese making, the local wine culture and many fun facts along the way. 
  • Explore São Miguel Island and fall in love with its breathtaking views, delicious regional cuisine and friendly locals. Hike down a dormant volcano and relax on the beach surrounding its lake. Visit the only tea plantation in Europe and taste delicious locally grown pineapple. Discover the historical city of Ponta Delgada with its cobbled streets and black and white mosaic pavements
  • Wander around Criação Velha on Pico Island, a well preserved wine growing area and marvel at its intact vineyard landscape and culture. Taste the local wines and admire the construction of typical black basalt rock houses. Learn about Pico's rich history and traditions by visiting the Wine Museum and the Whaler's Museum and discover Pico's long wine-making tradition dating back to the 15th century and its past whale-hunting customs
  • Make the most of your island-hopping adventure and hop over to Faial Island! While you're in Pico, take advantage of the hourly connection by boat that can take you to Faial in approximately half an hour - perfect for a day trip

About the Destination

Often referred to as Europe's “Best Kept Secret”, the Azores have become an increasingly popular destination with year-round appeal for travelers. Just four hours from Boston, the Azores are now easier to access and explore than ever before. Striking the perfect balance between lush volcanic landscapes and seaside cities with charming European vibes, you will be pleasantly surprised by the Azores. 

Marvel at the geothermal volcanic activity of São Miguel Island and its impressive crater lakes. Enjoy a relaxing thermal bath at a natural hot spring. Taste a delicious thermally cooked meal, "cozido", in Furnas, home to fumaroles and geysers. Explore its many waterfalls and hiking trails. Visit Europe's only tea plantations and taste the sweet local pineapple, grown only in the Azores. 

Visit the UNESCO protected vineyards of Pico Island. Climb the highest mountain in Portugal or simply admire its grandeur from different spots on the island. Visit the interesting Whaling Museum and learn about the island's rich history and past whale-hunting tradition. Taste the exquisite local wines and varied liqueurs. Pico Island, dominated by Portugal's highest mountain-the majestic Pico- is an island of unique beauty, authentic customs and traditions, and a mesmerizing man-made landscape protected by UNESCO. With this special travel package, you will surely fall in love with these unique islands of beauty, charm and pristine nature. 

 

 

 

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Flights:

  • The flights included are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
  • Included baggage allowance varies by carrier. Please check what's included during the flight selection portion of your booking. 
  • Infants: If you're traveling with an infant under 2 years old, please contact us within 24 hours of booking your trip. (Cost per infant is $150.)

Hotels:

  • Check-in time for most hotels is at 2:00pm; Check-out is typically at 12:00pm. Please verify the check-in/check-out times for your selected accommodation at time of booking. 

Transportation:

  • Airport transfers are not included in this offer; We recommend booking a rental car to get around
  • Transfers and/or rent-a-cars can be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee

 

Please note that this promotional offer is nonrefundable

Nonrefundable special price packages:

Once the payment is made, the reservation cannot be cancelled. No refund in case of cancellation or no-show. Any and all changes made to the reservation after the airplane tickets have been issued are subject to a penalty fee to be communicated at the time the alterations are requested.

All prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person, based on double/twin occupancy. Single travelers must pay an extra fee.

Air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher.

The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Should the hotel mentioned in the deal not be available for the dates in question, the company will make the reservation for another hotel of the same category and let you know immediately of the change.

Important disclaimer information:

Tickets are nonrefundable, nontransferable and name changes are not allowed.

The amount to be charged by Azores Getaways does not include any fees or commissions that may be applied by the client's bank to process the payment(s).

The optional cost(s) of upgrades and add-ons for additional services (airline, rental car, or others) are at the discretion of the client to select during the booking process and are not included in the final package cost unless specifically stated in the description (eg: additional luggage, transfers, drivers, extra insurance, or other).

Clients are responsible for ensuring the correct entry of personal data of the passenger(s) when booking flights or they will be subject to additional fees for any corrections at the discretion of the airline.

Any additional tourist or municipal taxes imposed by each individual destination in a booking are not included and must be paid directly at the accommodation; Clients are strongly urged to research any possible applicable taxes prior to travel.

 

When you purchase your ticket, you agree to the following rules and restrictions: 


NON-TRANSFERABILITY OF TICKET
Tickets issued via Azores Getaways are non-transferable and can only be used by the person whose name is indicated on the ticket. Valid proof of identity must be presented whenever required upon check-in. If it is found that the person presenting the ticket is not the same person named as passenger in the ticket or if such person is unable to satisfactorily prove that he/she is the same person named in the ticket, then the Carrier shall refuse carriage to such person and reserves the right to retain and confiscate the ticket so presented. 

NON-REFUNDABILITY OF TICKET
Please assume that the fare is non-refundable and any change or cancellation will result in full forfeiture of the value of the ticket with no refund or credit available. Rules and restrictions as imposed by the airline(s) will be applicable to your fare should you need to change or cancel your flight(s).

Azores Getaways issues airfare in partnership with affiliate airlines via their departing cities only. Azores Getaways does not provide through-ticket or connecting flight services, and as such, can not be held responsible for connecting flight delays or cancellations that are issued through unaffiliated providers. Customers are responsible for any fees or additional charges that may be incurred as a result of a missed or changed flight.  Azores Getaways has no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, overbooking, strike, force majeure or other such causes, and holds no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.

TRAVEL & BOOKING RECOMMENDATIONS:
When booking your itinerary, be sure to arrange connections with a sufficient window of time between flights to allow for any cancellations or delays due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. For customers who require a connecting flight to reach one of Azores Getaways' departing cities, we recommend booking flights with a layover of at least 6 hours between connections.

CHECK-IN TIME:
The passenger is required to arrive at Carrier's check-in location sufficiently in advance of the indicated flight departure time to permit completion of any government formalities and departure procedures and in any event not later than the time that maybe indicated by the Carrier. If the passenger fails to arrive on time at Carrier's check-in counter or boarding gate (even if the passenger has already checked-in for the flight), Carrier may cancel the space reserved for the passenger. Carrier is not liable to the passenger for loss or expense due to the passenger's failure to comply with these provisions. 

Get to the airport as early as possible to allow time for check-in, baggage check and security. Some airports require a longer minimum check-in time before scheduled departure, depending on your trip. If you’re traveling on another airline, their check-in times apply.

Recommended Arrival Times:
- Intercontinental Flights: 3 Hours prior to departure
- International (Short/Medium Distance Travel): 2 Hours prior to departure

Identification: 
- Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel. Passport required for international flights.
- TSA does not require children under 18 to provide identification when traveling with a companion within the United States. Contact the airline for questions regarding specific ID requirements for travelers under 18.
- For more detailed information and tips, please refer to this helpful Traveler's Checklist provided by the U.S. Government - Department of State.

 

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Wine, dine and island hop between Pico and São Miguel Islands with this fabulous combo package!

This offer includes:

  • Round trip flights from Boston to the Azores
  • Inter-island connections
  • Accommodation at your choice of 4-star hotel in Pico
  • Accommodation at your choice of hotel in downtown Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island
  • Breakfast may be included, depending on the hotels selected
  • 1 Full-Day + 1 Half-Day Food & Wine Tours in Pico
  • 2 Half-Day Food & Wine Tours in São Miguel
  • All taxes & fees

 

Why we love this deal:

  • Let us show you our slice of paradise through food! Sip, see and taste your way through the islands of Pico and São Miguel with these intimate, specially curated tours and experiences included in your package:
    • Pico Wine Full Day Tour: Explore the unique wine culture of Pico Island, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with this fabulous tour that includes visits to many producers around the island, big and small, as well as a visit to the volcanic stone vineyards. Visit the many little traditional villages, old distilleries and adegas, and learn about the history of wine production at the island’s Wine Museum.
    • Pico-nic: Yes, you read it right -- it’s a Pico-nic! Enjoy a picnic Pico’s way, out in nature amongst the most magical places, selected to give you the best landscapes of the Island, while enjoying the best delicacies made in Pico! 
    • Ponta Delgada Drinks & Bites Tour: Discover the Azores through delicious sips and great stories! In this 3 hour evening walking tour participants will experience some of Ponta Delgada’s best bars and eateries, sampling unique Azorean beverages while learning about the local traditions and drinking culture. 
    • Azorean Cheese & Wine Experience: A taste of some of the best cheeses and wines in the world. With more than 40 varieties of award-winning cheeses and centuries of winemaking experience, the Azores are an unknown gem for cheese and wine lovers. In this experience, participants will learn about the centennial art of Azorean cheese making, the local wine culture and many fun facts along the way. 
  • Explore São Miguel Island and fall in love with its breathtaking views, delicious regional cuisine and friendly locals. Hike down a dormant volcano and relax on the beach surrounding its lake. Visit the only tea plantation in Europe and taste delicious locally grown pineapple. Discover the historical city of Ponta Delgada with its cobbled streets and black and white mosaic pavements
  • Wander around Criação Velha on Pico Island, a well preserved wine growing area and marvel at its intact vineyard landscape and culture. Taste the local wines and admire the construction of typical black basalt rock houses. Learn about Pico's rich history and traditions by visiting the Wine Museum and the Whaler's Museum and discover Pico's long wine-making tradition dating back to the 15th century and its past whale-hunting customs
  • Make the most of your island-hopping adventure and hop over to Faial Island! While you're in Pico, take advantage of the hourly connection by boat that can take you to Faial in approximately half an hour - perfect for a day trip

About the Destination

Often referred to as Europe's “Best Kept Secret”, the Azores have become an increasingly popular destination with year-round appeal for travelers. Just four hours from Boston, the Azores are now easier to access and explore than ever before. Striking the perfect balance between lush volcanic landscapes and seaside cities with charming European vibes, you will be pleasantly surprised by the Azores. 

Marvel at the geothermal volcanic activity of São Miguel Island and its impressive crater lakes. Enjoy a relaxing thermal bath at a natural hot spring. Taste a delicious thermally cooked meal, "cozido", in Furnas, home to fumaroles and geysers. Explore its many waterfalls and hiking trails. Visit Europe's only tea plantations and taste the sweet local pineapple, grown only in the Azores. 

Visit the UNESCO protected vineyards of Pico Island. Climb the highest mountain in Portugal or simply admire its grandeur from different spots on the island. Visit the interesting Whaling Museum and learn about the island's rich history and past whale-hunting tradition. Taste the exquisite local wines and varied liqueurs. Pico Island, dominated by Portugal's highest mountain-the majestic Pico- is an island of unique beauty, authentic customs and traditions, and a mesmerizing man-made landscape protected by UNESCO. With this special travel package, you will surely fall in love with these unique islands of beauty, charm and pristine nature. 

 

 

 

Show more

Flights:

  • The flights included are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
  • Included baggage allowance varies by carrier. Please check what's included during the flight selection portion of your booking. 
  • Infants: If you're traveling with an infant under 2 years old, please contact us within 24 hours of booking your trip. (Cost per infant is $150.)

Hotels:

  • Check-in time for most hotels is at 2:00pm; Check-out is typically at 12:00pm. Please verify the check-in/check-out times for your selected accommodation at time of booking. 

Transportation:

  • Airport transfers are not included in this offer; We recommend booking a rental car to get around
  • Transfers and/or rent-a-cars can be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee

 

Please note that this promotional offer is nonrefundable

Nonrefundable special price packages:

Once the payment is made, the reservation cannot be cancelled. No refund in case of cancellation or no-show. Any and all changes made to the reservation after the airplane tickets have been issued are subject to a penalty fee to be communicated at the time the alterations are requested.

All prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person, based on double/twin occupancy. Single travelers must pay an extra fee.

Air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher.

The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Should the hotel mentioned in the deal not be available for the dates in question, the company will make the reservation for another hotel of the same category and let you know immediately of the change.

Important disclaimer information:

Tickets are nonrefundable, nontransferable and name changes are not allowed.

The amount to be charged by Azores Getaways does not include any fees or commissions that may be applied by the client's bank to process the payment(s).

The optional cost(s) of upgrades and add-ons for additional services (airline, rental car, or others) are at the discretion of the client to select during the booking process and are not included in the final package cost unless specifically stated in the description (eg: additional luggage, transfers, drivers, extra insurance, or other).

Clients are responsible for ensuring the correct entry of personal data of the passenger(s) when booking flights or they will be subject to additional fees for any corrections at the discretion of the airline.

Any additional tourist or municipal taxes imposed by each individual destination in a booking are not included and must be paid directly at the accommodation; Clients are strongly urged to research any possible applicable taxes prior to travel.

 

When you purchase your ticket, you agree to the following rules and restrictions: 


NON-TRANSFERABILITY OF TICKET
Tickets issued via Azores Getaways are non-transferable and can only be used by the person whose name is indicated on the ticket. Valid proof of identity must be presented whenever required upon check-in. If it is found that the person presenting the ticket is not the same person named as passenger in the ticket or if such person is unable to satisfactorily prove that he/she is the same person named in the ticket, then the Carrier shall refuse carriage to such person and reserves the right to retain and confiscate the ticket so presented. 

NON-REFUNDABILITY OF TICKET
Please assume that the fare is non-refundable and any change or cancellation will result in full forfeiture of the value of the ticket with no refund or credit available. Rules and restrictions as imposed by the airline(s) will be applicable to your fare should you need to change or cancel your flight(s).

Azores Getaways issues airfare in partnership with affiliate airlines via their departing cities only. Azores Getaways does not provide through-ticket or connecting flight services, and as such, can not be held responsible for connecting flight delays or cancellations that are issued through unaffiliated providers. Customers are responsible for any fees or additional charges that may be incurred as a result of a missed or changed flight.  Azores Getaways has no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, overbooking, strike, force majeure or other such causes, and holds no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.

TRAVEL & BOOKING RECOMMENDATIONS:
When booking your itinerary, be sure to arrange connections with a sufficient window of time between flights to allow for any cancellations or delays due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. For customers who require a connecting flight to reach one of Azores Getaways' departing cities, we recommend booking flights with a layover of at least 6 hours between connections.

CHECK-IN TIME:
The passenger is required to arrive at Carrier's check-in location sufficiently in advance of the indicated flight departure time to permit completion of any government formalities and departure procedures and in any event not later than the time that maybe indicated by the Carrier. If the passenger fails to arrive on time at Carrier's check-in counter or boarding gate (even if the passenger has already checked-in for the flight), Carrier may cancel the space reserved for the passenger. Carrier is not liable to the passenger for loss or expense due to the passenger's failure to comply with these provisions. 

Get to the airport as early as possible to allow time for check-in, baggage check and security. Some airports require a longer minimum check-in time before scheduled departure, depending on your trip. If you’re traveling on another airline, their check-in times apply.

Recommended Arrival Times:
- Intercontinental Flights: 3 Hours prior to departure
- International (Short/Medium Distance Travel): 2 Hours prior to departure

Identification: 
- Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel. Passport required for international flights.
- TSA does not require children under 18 to provide identification when traveling with a companion within the United States. Contact the airline for questions regarding specific ID requirements for travelers under 18.
- For more detailed information and tips, please refer to this helpful Traveler's Checklist provided by the U.S. Government - Department of State.

 

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