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Sea views over Europe's westmost village - Faja Grande, Flores Island

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Fajã Grande Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Open plan studio apartment sleeping 1 or 2 close to all amenities

Totally renovated in 2007 by local craftsmen, O Palheiro belongs to resident British proprietors and is an open plan studio apartment sleeping 1 or 2 in a double bed. A child's bed is also available on request (no extra charge) There is a shower room and well equipped galley kitchen featuring gas hob, electric oven, fridge and microwave. Laundry facilities are available on request. Outside, there is a private garden with BBQ and views down over the village to the sea.

This property is "alojamento local" registered with the Camara Municipal of Lajes das Flores under Alvara de Registo No.01/13

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Neil King
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2016
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based on 3 traveler reviews

Sea views over Europe's westmost village - Faja Grande, Flores Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Charming place on a charming island

  • 5 of 5

Having spent a few days in O Palheiro I may only confirm that it is a perfect place to stay in when exploring Flores island. It's comfortable, well designed, located on the more convenient site of the island, and Neil and Carol are always helpful with plenty of local knowledge. Recommended for sure!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Moscow, Russia

Your own paradise...

  • 5 of 5

We`ve stayed at this place for 4 days only but it`s enough to fall in love with it. In spite of weather surprises we get used to wake up with birds singing and enjoy breakfast in our private garden (thanks to Carol - it looked just amazing).

Cottage has everything for staying 2 persons and Neil and his wife were very friendly and helpful. I`ll be happy to come back to the same place again!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kleines Haus für Großartige Tage...

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schön gelegenes kleines Haus im Garten...ruhig gelegen. Das HAus ist komplett und sehr liebevoll eingerichtet, es fehlt an nichts. Neil, der Vermieter war jederzeit ansprechbar für Fragen und Wünsche. Wir können das Haus nur empfehlen.

Auf jeden Fall werden wir wieder kommen...

Sven und Radek

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Faja Grande
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Lajes das Flores
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Faja Grande
Nearest Beach
900 Metres
Faja Grande
Car: recommended

Faja Grande on the island of Flores in the Azores is Europe's west most village. Within a short walking distance of the accommodation are shops, restaurants and swimming in the sea. It is also at the start of two spectacular coastal walks.


Rates & Availability

Fajã Grande Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep-Oct 2016
Sep 27 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 2016-Mar 2017
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr-May 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Discounts on the daily rates may be available for longer term bookings.

33% deposit upon booking, with balance not later than 6 weeks before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Fajã Grande Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 20 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 child bed
  • A child bed can be provised on request.
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Clothes washing and drying available on request (no charge). A clothes iron and ironing board can be borrowed

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