Santa Maria

After the goodbye to São Miguel, and after a flight of 52 nautical miles south, about 15 minutes, we landed at the international airport of the island of Santa Maria, the third smallest of the Azores – 92 km2.

The first sensation is of peace and tranquility provided by the warm atmosphere, characteristic of the Azorean islands.

In the landscape, Santa Maria presents a landscape marked by the contrast of the plain of its western half, where the Airport and the parishes of Vila do Porto, São Pedro and Almagreira, and the other eastern half, much more rugged, are located the parishes of Santa Bárbara and Santo Espírito, and the highest point of the island, Pico Alto.

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COLOR FUN Ribeira Grande

It is already on September 22 that starts the 5th edition of Color Fun Ribeira Grande! Starting at 3:00 pm in the Complex of the Municipal Pools of Ribeira Grande, activities begin with a great recreational and physical component. Registration is free and can be made through the number (+351) 911 010 110. Participants should wear a white t-shirt and …

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World Masters Championship 2018

The World Masters Championship for veterans will be held this year from September 18 to 23 in Areal de Santa Bárbara, in Ribeira Grande, for the first time in Europe. Former world champions Tom Curren, Australian Mark Occhilupo and Hawaiian Sunny Garcia, among 30 participants, will be in the race. The only Portuguese in the Azores Airlines World Masters Championship …

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Fado Night at Casa do Bacalhau (Cod House)

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Joana Almeida returns to Casa do Bacalhau already this weekend! A cast of luxury, with Tiago Lima on the Portuguese guitar and André Ramos on the “fado viola”. Reservations : 296 091 994 – 915 390 518 – 916 642 850

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