Ponta Delgada-city


Ponta Delgada is located on the Island of São Miguel. It is the economic and administrative capital of the Azores and the largest city in this region.

It is the seat of a municipality, subdivided into 24 parishes. The municipality is limited to the east by the municipalities of Ribeira Grande and Lagoa and has coast in the Atlantic ocean to the north, south and west.

With more than five centuries of existence, it is a flat, modern and cosmopolitan city.


Ponta DelgadaThe city of Ponta Delgada has a very large diversity of accommodation, offering varied experiences. The visitor can choose from the traditional hotels to the local accommodation, where the amenities and extras have significant differences. In any case the excellent reception is guaranteed, as you can confirm in the international evaluations.

On the other hand, the municipality of Ponta Delgada offers many natural beauties. Those who visit Ponta Delgada make their accommodation a starting point to discover the county and the island.


Walk through the main streets of Ponta Delgada and discover the city’s main religious monuments and architectures.

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Places in Ponta Delgada-city

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