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Ilha do Faial

Vacation on Ilha do Faial beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Ilha do Faial is the leader of the archipelago by the number of attractive beaches. There are parts of the coast with white sand and exotic beaches with black sand and secluded coves, as well as many attractive places for scuba diving. In the immediate vicinity of Horta there is the quiet beach of Porto Pim with light-colored sand. You won’t find such sand on any other beach of the island. That’s a very beautiful place with quiet and romantic atmosphere.
The residents of the Faial are very open. They welcome guests with cordiality. They are always ready to talk and help you find the road or the address you need. Locals are not lazy even to … Open
A very interesting place to stay is Varadouro, where a huge swimming pool has formed as a result of volcanic activity on the coast. On all sides it’s surrounded by black rocks giving this place a very mysterious look. A significant part of travelers come to Varadouro from the island's capital. Not far from the airport there is the picturesque bay Castelo Branco, which is a popular destination for secluded relaxation. It’s securely hidden from the prying eyes by high cliffs; strong winds and waves are rare at this part of coast. It's a pleasant place for relaxing in romantic atmosphere.
Comprido Beach located in the old port city enjoys huge popularity among families with children and snorkelers. The beach is safely protected from the wind by high stone walls, so waves won’t disturb from enjoying the beauty of the underwater world. You could see lots of small colorful fish in coastal waters; children would like that very much. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Faial is one of the islands of the Azores archipelago. This is a beautiful place that attracts many tourists every year. It is also called "Hydrangea Island" or "Blue Island". The fields … Open
Those who can’t stay on the beach without riding on the waves have to go to the Faja Beach. There are often waves on this large volcanic beach. It’s also worth noting that this part of coast with black sand is almost never crowded. One of the most remote beaches is Porta da Eira, the path to it goes along the mountainous terrain. Travelers who won’t be afraid of overcoming complexities, will be richly rewarded, as they will be able to relax at the fabulously beautiful beach with clear water.
Salto do Prego Visitors to the island who wish to spend time in solitude should pay attention to the Salão Beach, the path to which also lies in the highlands. Given the remoteness of the beach and its inaccessibility, tourists are very rare there. However, the beach is very comfortable, quiet and clean, so it fits vacationers just perfectly. Another attractive secluded beach is Praia de Pedro Miguel. It’s perfect not only for beach activities, but also to organize a picnic, as well as to admire the beautiful nature. Holidaymakers can be found on the beach very rarely, whereas this quiet coast is great to stay even with the youngest children.
There are many interesting ways to spend time on the island for people who prefer an active holiday. You can go on a boat trip before going to extreme sports. You will rent a yacht in the … Open
The most famous among furnished and busy beaches is Praia do Almoxariffe. This spacious beach with black volcanic sand is home to the popular restaurants and bars; in summer it often hosts amazing events. Fans of sports entertainment can use numerous equipment rentals working at the coast. Norberto Company provides its services to divers; diving centers can be found on virtually all major beaches of the island. They can rent all the necessary equipment and book a trip to the most picturesque dive sites.
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Nature and parks of Portugal for active vacation

The garden of tropical plants “Monte”, located in Madeira, will offer guests an unforgettable experience with rides on a cable car, as well as leisure strolls through the Botanical Garden. The Monte village will allow the visitors of Portugal to feel the unique color of the country. The small town of Furnas located on the island of San Miguel in the Azores archipelago, will please fans who wish to explore the beauty of nature with its unique and clean lake located in the crater of a long extinct volcano.  … Open
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Ilha do Faial

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Ilha do Faial for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Ilha do Faial.
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