Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Ribeira Grande

The island views, gardens and hot springs display a scene truly unique to Ribeira Grande. This city's hiking, local tours and cheese shops draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ribeira Grande

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Ribeira Grande a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Campo de Golfe (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Batalha Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Jardim Jose do Canto (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ribeira Grande

Travelers appreciate the island views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Ribeira Grande has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ribeira Grande is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lagoa do Fogo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ponta da Galera Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lagoa das Furnas (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lagoa Pools (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Poca da Dona Beija (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Terra Nostra Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ribeira Grande

The nearest airport is in Ponta Delgada (PDL-Joao Paulo II), located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ribeira Grande?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 540 vacation rentals near Ribeira Grande. From 230 Houses to 45 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ribeira Grande for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ribeira Grande?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ribeira Grande. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lagoa do Fogo: 556 vacation rentals
  • Museu Casa do Arcano: 581 vacation rentals
  • Batalha Golf Course: 556 vacation rentals
  • Ponte dos Oito Arcos: 575 vacation rentals
  • Ponta Delgada: 471 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Ribeira Grande! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ribeira Grande?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ribeira Grande:

  • Vila Franca Do Campo: 386 rentals
  • Lagoa: 447 rentals
  • Furnas: 134 rentals
  • Nordeste: 108 rentals
  • Mosteiros: 88 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Ribeira Grande?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Ribeira Grande. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lagoa do Fogo: 556 rentals
  • Museu Casa do Arcano: 581 rentals
  • Batalha Golf Course: 556 rentals
  • Ponte dos Oito Arcos: 575 rentals
  • Lagoa das Sete Cidade: 475 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ribeira Grande listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.