Adult price from £1,575pp
All prices include: flights, transfers, accommodation, meals and guided activities; all as listed.
VISITING: The Azores
BROCHURE CODE: 4034

Key facts

  • Duration:7 nights
  • Suitable for: Ages 8 and above (younger children may join the holiday, but may not be able to participate in all the activities). Please see terms for details
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What's included?

  • Flights: return flights from London Gatwick to João Paulo II Airport, Ponta Delgada (either direct or via Lisbon depending on departure date). (Flight routes subject to change)
  • Transfers: all transfers included
  • Accommodation: 7 nights in Hotel São Miguel Park with option to upgrade to Marina Atlântico
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners
  • The following activities are included in the holiday: Sete Cidades Adventure Tour, whale watching, Vila Franca do Campo visit*, thematic tour to Furnas, snorkelling with dolphins, jeep tour to Fogo and canyoning (the order of activities is subject to change)
  • Fully qualified guides and instructors during activities

* If you are travelling outside 15th June to 15th September you will visit the Oficina Museu instead.

 


Lose yourself in nature, activities, and culture in the Azores with this brilliant seven-night active family summer getaway, based in the city of Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island.

You will begin with an adventure tour to the Sete Cidades Lake, kayaking on its crater lake and mountain biking in the nearby area. There will be an amazing whale-watching tour over the Atlantic waters, as well as lagoon-snorkelling at the Vila Franca Islet. Continuing with wildlife activities, an undisputed highlight of this holiday has to be snorkelling with dolphins in their ocean habitat – an unforgettable experience in every sense of the term!

There will be a chance for you to get acquainted with the island’s volcanic side at Terra Nostra Botanical Garden, where you will bathe in a hot spring. At Furnas, you can taste a traditional cozido stew, cooked using natural steam from the ground. This mix of regional vegetables and juicy meats is only one Azorean delicacy you will be able to sample.

The outdoor reserves and territories of the island will be yours to explore during this trip. Try your hand at canyoning in Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park, walk over the black sands of Santa Bárbara Beach, and take a dip at the Caldeira Velha waterfall. There is also the opportunity to look around mysterious Gruta do Carvão, longest of the lava tunnels on São Miguel.

Your hotel for the duration of this exciting family activity holiday will be São Miguel Park: superb four-star accommodation close to the centre of Ponta Delgada, with large rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, and splendid spa facilities. You can also upgrade to the Marina Atlântico hotel, which sits right on the waterfront and offers brilliant views over the marina. double award logo 

Image credits:  Futurismo Azores Adventure, Azoresphotos.visit Azores (Pedro Madruga)
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We include more, no hidden costs

On each of our holidays you will see a clear outline of exactly what's included in the price of your holiday. We never use 'headline' or 'lead-in' prices like so many tour operators, as we prefer to include as much as we can, rather than see our clients incur considerable additional costs in our destinations.
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Please note: The prices listed below are based on a family of four sharing a room at the São Miguel Park Hotel. Other sharing options are available including one adult sharing with one child, please ask our Travel Experts for a quote.

Please note that festivities of the Holy Christ of Miracles (Santo Cristo dos Milagres) are taking place from the 24th May until the 30th of May 2019, so some places will be a bit busier than normal.

Dates
Sat 25 May 2019 Adult price (per person): £1655.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1395.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1145.00 Book
Sat 06 Jul 2019 Adult price (per person): £1655.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1395.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1145.00 Book
Sat 13 Jul 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 20 Jul 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 27 Jul 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 03 Aug 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 10 Aug 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 17 Aug 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 24 Aug 2019 Adult price (per person): £1595.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1365.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1095.00 Book
Sat 19 Oct 2019 Adult price (per person): £1575.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1415.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1165.00 Book

Next season’s pre-sale dates and prices

You can make a pre-reservation to secure your holiday at this stage by paying an initial deposit of only £50pp. The provisional departure dates, prices and itineraries remain subject to change. We will contact you when the final dates, prices and itineraries are confirmed, and you will have 14 days to decide if you would like to go ahead. A further deposit payment of £250pp is due by 01 February 2020 or at the time of us confirming the trip details to you, whichever is sooner. If you decide not to travel, we will refund your initial £50pp payment. Our Travel Experts will happily provide you with full terms and a complete quotation.

Dates
Sat 04 Apr 2020 Adult price (per person): £1660.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1480.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1200.00 Enquire
Sat 11 Apr 2020 Adult price (per person): £1670.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1520.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1240.00 Enquire
Sat 23 May 2020 Adult price (per person): £1850.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1560.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1280.00 Enquire
Sat 04 Jul 2020 Adult price (per person): £1850.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1560.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1280.00 Enquire
Sat 11 Jul 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 18 Jul 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 25 Jul 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 01 Aug 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 08 Aug 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 15 Aug 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 22 Aug 2020 Adult price (per person): £1790.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1530.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1230.00 Enquire
Sat 17 Oct 2020 Adult price (per person): £1760.00 Child (13 - 18yrs): £1580.00 Child (age 8 - 12): £1300.00 Enquire

Terms

For our full booking terms and conditions please click here

Holiday group size (approximate)

Minimum 4 to maximum 16 people

Please note: if you choose to travel by catamaran during the whale watching, the maximum group size is 76 people.

Group size

We always try to provide an approximation of the group size you can expect to be with for the duration of each of our holidays. It may be that you are joined by others for parts of your holiday (such as transfers and particular activities) but the above number reflects those you can normally expect to be with from beginning to end. If group size is something which is particularly important to you, please speak to our Travel Experts and they can suggest the best holidays for you.

Tailor-made holiday group sizes will vary for all activities as will the group size for any additional activities you book.

Minimum numbers required for a holiday to operate

Some of our holidays require a minimum number of participants to operate (as listed in the ‘Group Size’ section). If your holiday departure has not yet reached the minimum number, you will be told at the time of booking. In the unlikely event that your chosen date is not guaranteed by nine weeks before your scheduled departure date, we will contact you to discuss the available options as per our booking conditions.

Itinerary amendments

The order of activities is always subject to change and you will be provided with your final itinerary upon arrival at your destination.

Single supplement

Please note that some of our holidays may incur a single supplement. Please speak to one of our Travel Experts who will provide you with a quotation.

Medical history and advice

We want our holidays to be accessible as they can be and will do our best to accommodate any special requests and requirements where possible. We have a wide range of holidays and destinations and so our travel experts will help find the best holiday for you.

In order to give us the best possible chance to do this we ask that if you or any member of your party has any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday or has any special requirements, that you tell us at the time of enquiry or booking. You must also promptly advise us if any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed. You may need to provide a doctor’s note and proof of insurance in some cases as the health and safety of our clients is absolutely paramount.

In providing this information you are allowing us to work with our expert local partners to ensure that your whole party can enjoy the holiday. By letting us know in advance we can discreetly work with you to adapt any part of the holiday which may potentially be challenging. Being able to prepare for this in advance makes an incredible difference to what we can offer and minimises any impact on your party and the rest of the group.

Unfortunately, if you choose not to share this information with us in advance then it may limit some or all of the itinerary you have booked, and we cannot be held accountable for any additional costs or missed activities resulting from this.

Pregnancy

If you are pregnant at the time of booking your holiday or you discover you are pregnant prior to your departure, firstly – congratulations! Secondly – please tell us as soon as possible. This situation does arise, and we are able to advise you both from our own first-hand experience and from discussing this at length with our expert local partners who have experience in this area. The more notice you can give us the better, in order to suggest any adaptions to the itinerary you have booked which will reduce the risk to both mother and baby. Please contact our customer service team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Insurance

Insurance is not included in your holiday, but it is a pre-requisite to travelling with us. You will need to ensure that you have cover for all the activities that you will be participating in during your holiday.

It is extremely important that you take out a suitable travel insurance policy at the time of booking. Plans do sometimes change, and you will need this policy should you need to cancel your holiday.

If you are struggling to find a suitable policy then details of our preferred provider, who will cover you for all the activities we offer, can be found on our website by clicking here. Please note that this policy is available to EU residents under the age of 75 only.

Reduced mobility

If you have a reduced level of mobility, then please contact our travel experts to discuss the suitability of this holiday in relation to your requirements.

Experience and fitness

Most of the activities we offer have been designed for beginners who have no prior experience and are of all age ranges and fitness levels. Our guides provide expert advice, tuition and instructions prior to any activity going ahead. Activities are designed to be enjoyed and not endured, but some, do require a more basic level of fitness than others. If you have any questions, then please contact one of our Travel Experts who can provide first-hand advice.

The only holidays which are not as suitable for complete beginners are the multi-night safaris which involve several days in wilderness cabins travelling by either snowmobile or husky safari. Again, this all depends on the individual taking part, but some prior experience and understanding of these types of activities can be very helpful and a greater level of fitness is recommended.

Guides & Safety

When partaking in any activity, it is imperative that everyone in your group listens very closely to the instructions provided by the guide and that they are abided by at all times. Our guides are experts in their field and no one knows the environment better than these highly knowledgeable and experienced providers.

Prior to starting any activity, please make it clear to your guide if there is any element of the safety briefing you are unsure of or would like to clarify before you set off.

Our guides will always take local conditions into account when considering whether an activity can go ahead. This is, in part, why your itinerary is subject to change at short notice. This rarely happens, however, if it does, we will always endeavour to reschedule the activity for later in your holiday. If this is not possible then the cost of the activity will be refunded to you when you return home.

Our guides' word on activities is always final and your safety is their principal concern at all times; please respect their decisions. By following their instructions, your safety and enjoyment during each activity will be greatly enhanced.

NB: In order to participate in our holidays, all guests must be able to understand instructions given in English. These instructions may be delivered verbally or in writing and will include vital safety information and ongoing instruction during activities.

Minimum and Maximum Age

The minimum age for this holiday can be found in the ‘Key Facts’ section of the holiday overview.

Younger family members may be able to participate but may not be able to take part in all activities. Please contact one of our Travel Experts if you have any questions.

Booking activities locally and equipment hire

Additional activities can be booked locally in almost all our destinations. However, as per our booking conditions, we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss incurred through participation in activities which are booked at your destination outside of our holiday itinerary (see our ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further details).

When arranging any such activity please always ensure that safety is your primary concern.

In some of our destinations, you can borrow or hire equipment for use in your free time. You do so entirely at your own risk. You must ensure that you are properly prepared, have the necessary equipment and knowledge (maps, etc) and ensure that where applicable, you follow marked routes. We recommend discussing your plans with the local teams who will be able to advise on the most suitable options for you.

Always let the reception/guide know where you are planning to go and take a torch and mobile phone (with the hotel/guide’s phone number stored). It is also a good idea to leave your contact number and the time you expect to return to the hotel should the hotel need to contact you.

Car hire

If your trip includes car hire the named driver must have a credit card registered in their name which they can present when they collect their car along with their driving licence, as a deposit will be held on the credit card.  Please see your trip dossier for full details.

Travel Safety and Foreign Office Advice

Our clients’ safety is at the centre of everything we do, and our operations team continually assesses and monitors the destinations we feature. We carry out thorough risk assessments and work closely with all of our suppliers to continually follow best practice. For up to date travel advice the UK government offers its Travel Aware website as well as the advice detailed below.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice

We receive all updates from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) with regards to travel advice and we always ensure that we follow this advice in our operations. The FCO issues travel advisories for countries based on a very wide range of factors. They may provide notification about things as simple as a football match and crowds, or they may go so far as to advise against all travel to a region. We ask all our clients to refer to the relevant Travel Advice by Country for the destinations they are visiting in order to make an informed decision on the safety of the destination based on the details provided. It also provides vital information regarding entry requirements, embassy information, local laws and customs as well as specific safety and health. Guests should take responsibility for keeping themselves up to date with this advice. Please also ensure that, if you are transiting through another country, you have read the advice and meet the entry requirements for that destination too.

The FCO travel advice is applicable to British Passport Holders. Most governments will issue their own travel advice for a region and, if you are not a UK resident then you can find some helpful links below:

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/ New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.safetravel.govt.nz/ Canadian Consular Affairs Bureau http://voyage.gc.ca/ The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/english.html

If the FCO deems that there is an unacceptable level of risk for UK citizens then, together with the government, they may issue an advisory against all travel to a region or country. If such an advisory is published, then we will act accordingly, and this may require the cancellation, curtailment or amendment of a holiday itinerary. These decisions are made on the basis of ensuring our clients’ safety and will affect all clients on the holiday, regardless of their nationality.

If one of our local experts suggests an amendment due to a situation which develops locally then we may also take the decision to amend an itinerary appropriately.

If we have to cancel your holiday prior to departure you will be offered the option of an alternative trip (where any price difference will either be refunded to or covered by you) or a full refund of the monies paid.

If we have to curtail a holiday, then you will be refunded for any costs for the elements we have been unable to deliver, where we have been able to secure a refund from our suppliers. If we must reroute a holiday, then any basis for refund is determined on a case by case basis and dependent on whether the central holiday experience was provided or not.

Flight schedule changes and connecting transportation

On your documentation, we will confirm your flight schedule. Sometimes the flight number, routing and timings might change prior to your departure. If the change is classed as a significant change then we will contact you to discuss this. Please see our booking conditions for details.

Flight schedule changes can impact on your pre and post-holiday travel arrangements if these have been booked separately to your holiday. We strongly recommend that you do not book transport (such as trains or transfers), car parking or non-connecting flights to the departure point for your holiday until you have received your final confirmed travel times when your final travel documents are issued. We are not responsible for the effect of any schedule change on your pre or post travel arrangements. We strongly recommend that you do not purchase non-flexible or non-refundable tickets to avoid cancellation and penalty charges.

Booking your own flights - cancellation disclaimer

If you have chosen to book your own flights, then you will need to wait until we confirm to you that the holiday departure has met the minimum numbers required to run (if applicable to your chosen holiday). Once the holiday is guaranteed to run, you will be informed and you can then make your arrangements.

If transfers are included in your holiday, please ensure that any potential flights will be met by our standard transfers (speak to one of our Travel Experts for advice) otherwise private transfer supplements may be applicable. Once your flights are booked, please send us a copy of your detailed flight itinerary.

Please be aware that most tickets are non-refundable in the case of cancellation. For this reason, we strongly advise you check the rules of the ticket and check the limitations of your cancellation insurance before booking. We cannot be held liable, in the unlikely eventuality that we should be forced to cancel or amend your trip, for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made.

Cancellations

Please note that the following cancellation terms supersede those mentioned in section 7 of our general booking terms and conditions.

- More than 63 days prior to departure - Loss of deposit (including the full cost of flights or other services where paid at the time of booking)

- 63 to 43 days prior to departure - 40%

- 42 to 31 days prior to departure - 60%

- 30 to 15 days prior to departure - 80%

- 14 or less days - 100%

Traveller Reviews

  • We will do this again for sure 25 August 2018 by Besh & Jaiden Nijhar-Brown

    It was fantastic - my son and I had an amazing time! We will do this again for sure - thank you very much!

  • It was easily the best holiday we have been on 25 August 2018 by The Stubbles Family

    My only disappointment with the holiday was that no whales turned up when I went on the whale watching trip. We saw plenty of common dolphins but no whales. However, I can't blame activities abroad for that fact that the Whales didn't make a showing that day, just bad luck. Otherwise, the holiday was absolutely excellent. It's difficult to choose just one as they were all enjoyable, swimming with
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    dolphins was awesome but if I had to pick one only, it would be the canyoning on the last day. Both of my teenage sons and myself thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. It was easily the best holiday we have been on. our guides were exceptional, Maria Inez and Eulalia (not sure if I spelled the names correctly). They looked after us all and were very professional, providing excellent service. I can't speak highly enough of them.
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  • The activity guides and tour hosts for the week were excellent. 25 August 2018 by The Haley Family

    The activity guides and tour hosts for the week were excellent. They had a great manner, making for a for a relaxed but organized holiday. They were very knowledgeable but if they didn't know something they would go away and find the answer and come back to you.

  • I must say that we enjoyed every activity. 18 August 2018 by The Franklin Family

    I would like to say that our guides Carina and Suyzanna were brilliant very knowledgeable, patience and great company. They gave 110% and are a credit to the company.

  • Both my daughters have already asked to go back 18 August 2018 by The Graham Family

    Swimming with majestic Dolphins, an experience never to forget. But I also felt that every day was magical, particularly the day we spent at Sete Ciudades, gorgeous scenery, and canyoning which WAS a massive thrill! Both my daughters have already asked to go back, which is a testament to their enjoyment, and ours. We will definitely look to book another holiday with AA as it was so fun-filled and
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    hassle-free, just what every parent needs! Our group and guides were also a fantastic bunch of people making it a perfect recipe for success.
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  • All the activities were brilliant 04 August 2018 by The Sutton Family

    All the activities were brilliant, and felt even better for 2 reasons - the other 2 families on our trip were great fun, and secondly, our 2 guides were fantastic. Carina and Syuzanna were excellent and I suggest you always request them for your groups!

  • Very friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and really enabled us to make the most of the holiday. 28 July 2018 by The Wynde Family

    The administration went very smoothly. The accommodation was good though the double room was on the small side. Maria, our guide, was excellent - very friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and really enabled us to make the most of the holiday.

  • We had a brilliant holiday and a real adventure 28 July 2018 by The Bandeira Freire Family

    Canyoning and dolphin swimming were two great highlights. The two guides: Karina and Paulo were absolute stars.

  • The Azores 19 August 2017 by Jane Rivers

    The dolphin watching was a unique experience. All the activities were great to do and try - some for the first time. The holiday was well organised and our guide Paulo could not have been nicer.

  • This was a fantastic holiday which was enjoyed by every member of our family. 05 August 2017 by The Wickham Family

    Booking with Activities Abroad meant that everything was taken care of and we made the most of every minute of the holiday. We enjoyed every activity and the Azores were truly beautiful. Our activity guides were absolutely brilliant, they ensured they everyone was happy and safe. Triin was exceptional, everyone was sad to say goodbye to her at the end of the holiday. We loved the dolphin swimming,
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    the canyoning, the hot pool in the sea. We saw lots of dolphins including a tiny baby - the baby was less than an arms distance away from me at one point - wonderful! The canyoning brought everyone together as a group and most of us braved all the jumps - so glad we did this activity. The activity reps were fantastic on the boats with the smaller kids.
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  • Our guides were excellent 29 July 2017 by The Shields Family

    We had a lovely week and thoroughly enjoyed all the activities. We did enjoy the canyoning, which was made even more special by the excellence of the guides, Paulo and Bruno. They were particularly brilliant with my 6-year-old, who was very nervous at the start, but laughing and loving it by the end. Our guides were excellent, Maria was particularly knowledgeable and nothing was too much
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    trouble.
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  • Amazing Azores! 22 July 2017 by The Surtees Family

    We had a wonderful holiday in the Azores - what a beautiful place! Every trip was executed flawlessly (despite a bit of rain!). Our guides Maria and Roduerigo were amazing - so helpful and kind always going the extra mile for everyone, Maria's knowledge of her country is unrivalled! The very best days we had were, without a doubt, the canyoning and whale/dolphin watching - the kids loved every
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    minute!
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  • We'll never do an all-inclusive, sit around the pool again. 22 July 2017 by The Mooney Family

    We loved the canyoning. Great scenery, location. Something different than we have never done before. Challenging, thrilling, fun! 10/10. The day at the lake; cycling and kayaking which was preceded by a dip in the boiling hot coastal "lava" pool was a very close second 9.5/10. The hosts for our tour, Maria and Rodrigo, were just brilliant.... especially Maria. Nothing was too much trouble for her.
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    Her passion and knowledge for the island made the holiday so much more relevant and interesting. I thought we were going on an activity holiday but came back feeling like I'd been on the best Geography Field trip ever. My kids, 19, 14 and 14 all agreed that this was a brilliant holiday....we'll never do an all-inclusive, sit around the pool again.
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  • The scenery was spectacular 27 August 2016 by The Allen Family

    Sandy was a very knowledgeable and overall a fantastic guide. I loved the whale watching and swimming with dolphins (and so did the kids). My daughter's favourite activity was the canyoning. The scenery in the Azores was spectacular.

  • We loved it 20 August 2016 by The Limbrick Family

    Absolutely lovely guides, Albert and Sandy. Most enjoyable activity: Canyoning. We all loved it. Also great guides, especially Theresa who was very kind and calm.

  • The guides were absolutely excellent 13 August 2016 by Helen Scott

    The guides were absolutely excellent, especially Maria who made our holiday so informative and enjoyable. We loved the whale watching and canyoning, but all if it was excellent. An excellent holiday, though there was only the two of us we were made to feel very welcome.

  • We had a very special holiday. 13 August 2016 by The Badger Family

    I cannot praise Maria and her team enough. We had a very special holiday. Most enjoyable activity: Canyoning and swimming with dolphins. Tea plantation was also fascinating. Dolphins we were lucky with. The other family with us were great fun and we saw common and bottlenose dolphins and a loggerhead turtle at a distance from the boat. Canyoning: I had been a little nervous about but I absolutely
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    loved it. My youngest also liked canyoning the best. We were very well looked after. Hotel great. Well organised - info good provided before and during. Coach driver Daniel very patient and safe.
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  • Thanks for arranging a great holiday. 13 August 2016 by The Tutt Family & the Forrester Family

    As we are nearing the end of our holiday I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say how much we have enjoyed it. The activities were really well organised and the Azores is an amazing place with plenty to keep the whole family entertained. We are having such a wonderful time thanks in no small part to our guide, Sandy, who has been quite outstanding and is a real credit to Activities Abroad.
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    She is exceptionally knowledgeable about the Azores (well everything actually), good natured and humorous. She is also adaptable, having had to go out of her way to drive to an animal rescue centre to drop off an abandoned kitten that my daughter had found. I speak for the whole family when I say we feel lucky to have had Sandy for the whole week.
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  • An experience we will never forget 06 August 2016 by The Harraghy Family

    Swimming with dolphins was amazing and extremely well managed by the skipper on our boat. An experience we will never forget.

  • Amazing experiences 30 July 2016 by The Roper Family

    Whale watching, swimming with dolphins, snorkelling - great fun, amazing experiences to enjoy and share. Tour guides were absolutely fantastic, particularly Maria, nothing was too much trouble.

  • Difficult to improve 30 July 2016 by The Curry Family

    Canyoning was a surprising hit amongst our family and we were particularly impressed with the ability of the activity guides to cater for a wide range of abilities. Whale watching came a close second, as we were fortunate with the weather conditions and the knowledge and skills of all those involved in the team. The holiday manages to combine activities to please adults and children alike and
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    gives a great introduction to the wonderful Azores. It would be difficult to improve, as changing anything would mean missing out on something!
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  • A really great holiday. 30 July 2016 by The Barr Family

    This was a really great holiday. Our guide Inez was very knowledgeable, very helpful and very passionate about the island.

  • Simply amazing 23 July 2016 by The Dunn Family

    This holiday was simply amazing. The partner company in the Azores, were extremely professional and their staff very personable. Their knowledge was fantastic and their enthusiasm contagious. We were looked after by Sandy and Albert and couldn't have asked for more from a guide. All equipment used was of a professional standard and we never once questioned our safety even though we were at times
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    doing things we'd never done before. As a family, we were blown away by the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins and even swam with a Hammerhead shark! The ethos and methods used ensure that the wild animals remain wild and their natural behaviour are not affected. It was an honour to be in the water with these creatures and our guide Albert worked very hard to find them for us whilst keeping a safe distance. If you want to visit the most beautiful part of this planet and feel truly alive, then this is the place for you. 
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  • A fabulous holiday 23 July 2016 by The Smith Family

    I want to express my thanks to all of you for giving us such a wonderful trip to remember. The smile on my daughters face as she emerged from swimming with the dolphins will last a lifetime. My son and I would especially like to thank you for ensuring the gluten free options it really allowed us to enjoy the holiday without problems. The guides were exceptional, friendly, caring, fun and
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    informative and a true asset to the company. The exceptional organisation, trips and equipment showed the companies attention to detail; a fabulous holiday - glowing recommendations to friends. Will definitely be looking at more of your adventures can't wait to see where you may take us next time.
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