Travel: NEW DISCOUNTED TRAVEL PACKAGES TO THE AZORES FOR 2017

AZORES GETAWAYS ANNOUNCES

AZORES GETAWAYS ANNOUNCES NEW DISCOUNTED TRAVEL PACKAGES TO THE AZORES FOR 2017

Explore the Azores Islands with brand new travel packages through Azores Getaways  

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Sete Cidades, São Miguel Island, Azores

 

(AZORES, PORTUGAL: February 7, 2017):  In celebration of the New Year, Azores Getaways, the largest tour operator in the Portuguese archipelagic Azores Islands, invites travelers to explore and experience the Azores with a fresh fleet of curated packages.

 

An unspoiled gem in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites among its nine islands, the Azores offer an abundance of unique experiences for travelers from all walks of life. Visitors can dive in the majestic waters of the Atlantic, yacht between four enchanting Azorean islands, and relax in the peaceful Sao Miguel countryside. The following Azores Getaways packages offer travelers unparalleled adventure to start off the New Year with a streak of wanderlust:

Travel the Azores by Yacht ($3249/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Roundtrip flights from Boston to the Azores (Faial Island)

o   DuFour 460 Yacht with 4 bedrooms, 4 water closets and a personal skipper

o   Airport transfer to and from yacht upon arrival and return

o   Opportunity to create personalized itinerary

 

Explore four stunning islands in the center of the Azores aboard the spectacular DuFour 460 Yacht. Fit for friends, families, or couples, this package invites guests to unwind and enjoy luxury yachting throughout the enchanting Azores Islands of Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial. Disconnect from everyday life, hop from island to island, and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Azores. Yachting through the Azores provides opportunities to admire the mesmerizing coastline of the islands, sip wine off the coast of Pico, and indulge in fresh fish and while enjoying the sunset surrounded by the majestic Atlantic.

Terceira Island

·         Marvel at the island’s protected UNESCO World Heritage Sites

·         Visit the stunning grottoes of Algar do Carvão and explore the island’s fortress and castle

São Jorge

·         Swim in natural lava swimming pools and hike down to the gorgeous Fajã do Santo Cristo, São Jorge’s most iconic location

Pico Island

·         Explore the soaring volcano of Pico and this island of unique beauty, authentic customs and mesmerizing man-made landscapes protected by UNESCO

·         Discover Criaçao Velha, a unique and well preserved wine growing area, and descend into Gruta da Torres, one of the world’s longest lava tubes.

Faial Island

·         Admire the power of Faial’s Capelinho Volcano, where the most recent volcanic eruption took place in the Azores

                                                            

Island Exploration to São Miguel, Pico and Terceira ($999/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel Island, Pico Island and Terceira Island

·         Length of Trip: 9 days, 8 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Roundtrip flights from Boston to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

    • Inter-island flights

o   8 nights of accommodations

 

Island hop through São Miguel Island, Pico Island, and Terceira Island to marvel at the volcanic activity of São Miguel and its impressive crater lakes. Explore Terceira Island and the oldest city in the Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, protected by UNESCO. Visit a 17th century fortress, dip into the natural swimming pools of Biscoitos or trek the protected natural park of Monte Brasil. Visit the UNESCO’s protected vineyards of Pico Island and climb the highest mountain in Portugal or simply admire its grandeur from different locations on the island. Visit the Whaling Museum and learn about the island’s rich history and past whale-hunting traditions.

Fall in love with the beauty, charm and pristine nature of Pico Island, São Miguel Island, Terceira Island.

 

Dive into São Miguel Island ($1199/Person) 

·         Azorean Island: São Miguel Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flight to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

o   Inter-island flights

o   6 nights’ accommodation at a 3 or 4 star hotel with breakfast

o   10 dives (2 per day)

o   Airport transfer upon arrival and return

 

Travel to the stunning island of São Miguel and experience diving in one of the best off-the-beaten path diving sites in Europe. São Miguel Island offers an abundance of diverse marine life and crystal clear water making this Azorean island the perfect dive location. Visitors can explore underwater steep walls, volcanic arches, caves, seamounts, shipwrecks, and swim along an oasis of sea species. Away from the waters, take time to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of São Miguel with its lush green vegetation, crater lakes, volcanic activity, and picturesque villages. Soak in a natural hot spring surrounding by exotic flora and marvel at the dormant volcanoes and the breathtaking landscapes of the island. São Miguel Island’s thrilling undersea world together with its breathtaking beauty and unique experiences make it a world-class diving and vacation destination.

 

Canyon Exploration in São Miguel and Terceira  ($1199/Person)

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel and Terceira Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flights to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

o   Inter-island flights

o   Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in São Miguel Island

o   Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Terceira Island

o   6 breakfasts (in select hotels)

o   2 full day canyon hiking in São Miguel island and 1 half day in Terceira

 

Travel to the beautiful islands of the Azores and experience world-class canyon and cave hiking in unspoiled green forests filled with exotic flora, gorgeous waterfalls, crystal clear water, and amazing views. The Azores, known as one of Europe’s best spelunking destinations features adventurous discovery and exploration of São Miguel and Terceira as visitors can descend canyons, jump into natural pools, rappel down waterfalls and slide between rocks in this magical surrounding.

The beauty of São Miguel and Terceira islands coupled with excellent spelunking experiences in spectacular surroundings make for an unforgettable vacation.

 

From East to West in the Azores: Island Hopping Between São Miguel and Flores ($1049/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel and Flores Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flights from Boston to the Azores

o   3 nights on Flores Island

o   3 nights on São Miguel Island

 

Embrace the diverse landscape of the Azores with this packaged experience taking travelers from East to West among the islands – to the Western most point in Europe, in fact. An exotic green jewel in the middle of the Atlantic, São Miguel is the largest island of the archipelago, offering several enchanting locales such as the only tea plantation in Europe, natural geothermal hot springs for bathing, volcanic crater hiking and spelunking, and the historical city of Ponta Delgada. Westward bound, this Azores Getaways package takes travelers next to Flores, named after the island’s great amount of flowers, particularly hydrangeas, a magical tranquil place of stunning natural monuments. Marvel at its deep valleys and high peaks and admire the array of crystal-clear waterfalls and streams around the island.

Explore the Azores Islands with brand new travel packages through Azores Getaways  

Azores-Sete-Cidades

Sete Cidades, São Miguel Island, Azores

 

(AZORES, PORTUGAL: February 7, 2017):  In celebration of the New Year, Azores Getaways, the largest tour operator in the Portuguese archipelagic Azores Islands, invites travelers to explore and experience the Azores with a fresh fleet of curated packages.

 

An unspoiled gem in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites among its nine islands, the Azores offer an abundance of unique experiences for travelers from all walks of life. Visitors can dive in the majestic waters of the Atlantic, yacht between four enchanting Azorean islands, and relax in the peaceful Sao Miguel countryside. The following Azores Getaways packages offer travelers unparalleled adventure to start off the New Year with a streak of wanderlust:

 

Travel the Azores by Yacht ($3249/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Roundtrip flights from Boston to the Azores (Faial Island)

o   DuFour 460 Yacht with 4 bedrooms, 4 water closets and a personal skipper

o   Airport transfer to and from yacht upon arrival and return

o   Opportunity to create personalized itinerary

 

Explore four stunning islands in the center of the Azores aboard the spectacular DuFour 460 Yacht. Fit for friends, families, or couples, this package invites guests to unwind and enjoy luxury yachting throughout the enchanting Azores Islands of Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial. Disconnect from everyday life, hop from island to island, and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Azores. Yachting through the Azores provides opportunities to admire the mesmerizing coastline of the islands, sip wine off the coast of Pico, and indulge in fresh fish and while enjoying the sunset surrounded by the majestic Atlantic.

Terceira Island

·         Marvel at the island’s protected UNESCO World Heritage Sites

·         Visit the stunning grottoes of Algar do Carvão and explore the island’s fortress and castle

São Jorge

·         Swim in natural lava swimming pools and hike down to the gorgeous Fajã do Santo Cristo, São Jorge’s most iconic location

Pico Island

·         Explore the soaring volcano of Pico and this island of unique beauty, authentic customs and mesmerizing man-made landscapes protected by UNESCO

·         Discover Criaçao Velha, a unique and well preserved wine growing area, and descend into Gruta da Torres, one of the world’s longest lava tubes.

Faial Island

·         Admire the power of Faial’s Capelinho Volcano, where the most recent volcanic eruption took place in the Azores

                                                            

Island Exploration to São Miguel, Pico and Terceira ($999/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel Island, Pico Island and Terceira Island

·         Length of Trip: 9 days, 8 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Roundtrip flights from Boston to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

    • Inter-island flights

o   8 nights of accommodations

 

Island hop through São Miguel Island, Pico Island, and Terceira Island to marvel at the volcanic activity of São Miguel and its impressive crater lakes. Explore Terceira Island and the oldest city in the Azores, Angra do Heroísmo, protected by UNESCO. Visit a 17th century fortress, dip into the natural swimming pools of Biscoitos or trek the protected natural park of Monte Brasil. Visit the UNESCO’s protected vineyards of Pico Island and climb the highest mountain in Portugal or simply admire its grandeur from different locations on the island. Visit the Whaling Museum and learn about the island’s rich history and past whale-hunting traditions.

Fall in love with the beauty, charm and pristine nature of Pico Island, São Miguel Island, Terceira Island.

 

Dive into São Miguel Island ($1199/Person) 

·         Azorean Island: São Miguel Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flight to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

o   Inter-island flights

o   6 nights’ accommodation at a 3 or 4 star hotel with breakfast

o   10 dives (2 per day)

o   Airport transfer upon arrival and return

 

Travel to the stunning island of São Miguel and experience diving in one of the best off-the-beaten path diving sites in Europe. São Miguel Island offers an abundance of diverse marine life and crystal clear water making this Azorean island the perfect dive location. Visitors can explore underwater steep walls, volcanic arches, caves, seamounts, shipwrecks, and swim along an oasis of sea species. Away from the waters, take time to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of São Miguel with its lush green vegetation, crater lakes, volcanic activity, and picturesque villages. Soak in a natural hot spring surrounding by exotic flora and marvel at the dormant volcanoes and the breathtaking landscapes of the island. São Miguel Island’s thrilling undersea world together with its breathtaking beauty and unique experiences make it a world-class diving and vacation destination.

 

Canyon Exploration in São Miguel and Terceira  ($1199/Person)

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel and Terceira Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flights to the Azores (Ponta Delgada, São Miguel)

o   Inter-island flights

o   Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in São Miguel Island

o   Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Terceira Island

o   6 breakfasts (in select hotels)

o   2 full day canyon hiking in São Miguel island and 1 half day in Terceira

 

Travel to the beautiful islands of the Azores and experience world-class canyon and cave hiking in unspoiled green forests filled with exotic flora, gorgeous waterfalls, crystal clear water, and amazing views. The Azores, known as one of Europe’s best spelunking destinations features adventurous discovery and exploration of São Miguel and Terceira as visitors can descend canyons, jump into natural pools, rappel down waterfalls and slide between rocks in this magical surrounding.

The beauty of São Miguel and Terceira islands coupled with excellent spelunking experiences in spectacular surroundings make for an unforgettable vacation.

 

From East to West in the Azores: Island Hopping Between São Miguel and Flores ($1049/Person)

 

·         Azorean Islands: São Miguel and Flores Island

·         Length of Trip: 7 days, 6 nights

·         What’s Included:

o   Round trip flights from Boston to the Azores

o   3 nights on Flores Island

o   3 nights on São Miguel Island

 

Embrace the diverse landscape of the Azores with this packaged experience taking travelers from East to West among the islands – to the Western most point in Europe, in fact. An exotic green jewel in the middle of the Atlantic, São Miguel is the largest island of the archipelago, offering several enchanting locales such as the only tea plantation in Europe, natural geothermal hot springs for bathing, volcanic crater hiking and spelunking, and the historical city of Ponta Delgada. Westward bound, this Azores Getaways package takes travelers next to Flores, named after the island’s great amount of flowers, particularly hydrangeas, a magical tranquil place of stunning natural monuments. Marvel at its deep valleys and high peaks and admire the array of crystal-clear waterfalls and streams around the island.

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