B&B | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Mid Atlantic - Azores
At the heart of Santa Maria, just about 2 km from Praia Formosa, “Casa de Almagreira” is the result of an intensive creative process focused on detail.
The House provides a high comfort standard and as been thought as a base-haven to explore all the experiences Santa Maria has to offer.
There are 3 bedrooms on the house (two with couple size beds and one with two single beds) allowing 6 adults. There is also a cradle for children up to 4 years old and an independent room equipped with a sofa bed allowing two adults.
Fully refurbished from the its bare foundations, the House is equipped with all the features needed to be fully operational, including fully equipped kitchen, bedrooms and shower rooms, as well clothing care. Most of its furniture as been designed exclusively, including beds, tables, sofas, lamps and linen resulting on a unique feel when experiencing the stay.
Outer spaces have teak furniture allowing the enjoyment of the sun, reading a book, while relaxing on the stillness of the surroundings.
There is a large BBQ with a support work area to allow outer meals. All around the house, the gardens present the multitude of the Island native plants.
There are kayaks, bicycles and snorkeling gear, as well as lead belts for scuba, as a support to some of the experiences one can have while in Santa Maria.
Local operators will be able to provide you all the experiences that will remain as a high from your stay, namely, traditional shore pole fishing with a bamboo cane, sailing, windsurfing, boat trips, scuba diving, or experience fishing from a boat or underwater spear fishing. Santa Maria has several hiking trails and many geoplaces to be unveiled.
Discover Santa Maria and embrace this unique land with all its experiences from the place we nurtured for your pleasure.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia Formosa 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Aeroporto de Santa Maria (SMA) 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Azores region
Santa Maria is the most southeastern island of the 9 islands, due to its climate, it is now as the Algarve of the Azores.
The Azores have been considered one of the best world's sustainable tourism destination.
In recent years, Santa Maria has been ranked for its underwater dives with manta ray's and whale sharks (usually during September and October).
The island has the best beach in all of the Azores, on a south facing bay (Praia Formosa) - on occasion and due to currents, the beach gets stripped of its sand.
Azores knows best for its green pristine landscapes, the hospitality of its people and the merging scenery of blue ocean and green pastures.
In weather terms, the best time to visit the island is from May to September. Most of the religious festivities occur from June to September.
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