Uncover the gems of Portugal’s Azores archipelago on this exciting family adventure.
A cluster of pristine bite-sized islands lying 1,300 km off the Portuguese mainland, the Azores is a great destination for the family seeking to really get away from it all. Dramatic volcanoes loom in the background, farming is still a mainstay of the island’s economy, and the natural environment remains wonderfully preserved. From the principal island-hub of São Miguel out to Faial Island, Pico Island, and back again, this specially designed trip will get the whole family summiting volcanoes, swimming with dolphins, splashing in waterfalls, visiting working farms and soaking up the Azores sunshine.
Discover a rare beautiful world out in the Atlantic Ocean – hike up stunning volcanoes, kayak on sparklingly blue lakes, cycle around craters, and explore underground lava caves
Take an unforgettable swim with dolphins off the coast of São Miguel
Wander through fields of lava soil vineyards in Criacao Velha
Shower beneath waterfalls and take a dip in iron-rich thermal lakes
Snack on a cozido lunch cooked in an underground oven by the Earth’s steam
Explore the stunning island of São Miguel by jeep, then go back in time and experience life on the land at a Ginetes farm
The weather in the Azores is mild, but very changeable, with varying wind speeds and temperatures. This is a place for sunglasses and swim gear, but also raincoats and hats. Be sure to pack a lightweight waterproof and multiple layers.
This trip includes a boat trip to swim with dolphins in the ocean. Although buoyancy aids are included, be aware that this is open ocean and so being a strong swimmer is recommended.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2017 to 31 December 2017. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
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A DISCOUNT OF 10% APPLIES ON THIS TRIP TO CHILDREN 14 YEARS AND UNDER AT THE TIME OF TRAVEL.
Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.
Age restrictions apply to this trip: minimum age 5.
Please note that the order of this itinerary and the included activities is subject to change due to varying flight schedules. Please check with your booking agent for further information.
Our Azores Family Holiday trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 1 review in the last year.
A great active all round holiday. There is so much to see and do in the Azores and the volcanic scenery is beautiful. Highlights for us included swimming with dolphins, a visit to a lava tube cave and the daily included lunches which enabled us to try local dishes.
Review submitted 08 Aug 2017