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Garden cottages , private near Ponta Delgada, airport - Acacias 3-

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Description

Acacias 3-

This unit includes: 1 bedroom (King or 2 twins), 1 bathroom (shower), living area (with single daybed), free Wifi, fully equipped kitchen and dining area (seats 4),free plug in internet ,terrace (ground floor with patio table and 4 chairs), traditional wood fire BBQ. The elegance of this unit is blended into a background of tropical vegetation ensuring a peace and private sense of being.


About the property

Cottages in lush gardens !

Quinta das Acacias is a tiny piece of the paradise that São Miguel island has to offer to the traveller that seeks the luxuries of nature. Several self catered cottages within the Quinta offers a comfortable holiday home amidst the peaceful and natural beauty of the gardens that surrounds them. These are the only gardens in São Miguel in which you will find art sculptures by Eduino M. Sousa. Accommodates up to 1 to 4 people in the comfort of one or two bedrooms cottages with the options of a single sofa bed or two single pull out beds in the living area. It's position surrounded by the rural habitat offers the traveler a peaceful stress-free environment with stolen views of Livramento and Sao Rogue villages below, and the capital city of Ponta Delgada with its sea port in the farther distance. Perfect for family reunions. Check out the mini video of our little paradise - scroll down the page to view it.

Holidays within nature: Quinta das Acacias is not just a place to bed down. It is a romantic affair between the natural beauty that exists within an individual´s passion for creative form and understanding of all that is beautiful. Within its walls, the grounds are to become a sculptural garden composed with the natural environment and contemporary art.

Rental car services can also be reserved. Don't like to drive - we can arrange a tour guide to show you all the secret places of this paradise island.

Don't want to cook on your vacation? Take advantage of your evening meals at nearby traditional restaurants within a 10 minutes drive from the Quinta.

Activities to experience: To visit Sao Miguel, known as the Ilha Verde (Green island), is also to discover a natural world that seems to have been hidden for a reason or purpose. The close proximity of attractions are easily accessible, however, to observe and admire it, will prolong your stay indefinitely. Nurtured by nature and time, one will find the crater lakes of Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake) and Lagoa das Furnas (Furnas Lake). For any traveller, there are a variety of activities; hiking trails, whale watching, sailing, beaches with warm waters, natural and thermal pools that soak away any kind of blues.

Winter Getaway : Visitors from the colder climates- Have you thought of migrating during the winter months?

At Quinta das Acacias, we can accommodate your seasonal stay in the Azores starting October 1st to March 31. Affordable monthly rates available.

Both travel and accommodation are at their lowest, giving you more to spend on your Christmas holiday.

The city streets are festive with lights and decorations, the stores are full of beautiful crafted gifts. Stop at a local cafe and have an espresso while watching the ocean waves crashing against the rocks or have a glass of local wine on a romantic evening after strolling through streets. All, at your own relaxing pace.

The rich green countryside and temperate temperatures are great for exploring the island.

PLEASE NOTE-

the final cleaning of 45 euros is due in cash at the door.

Interested in owning a vacation home in São Miguel. We can help you find it and manage and rent your investment.

More Details

Property Manager
Eduino and Bonita Sousa
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Eduino and Bonita Sousa

Eduino and Bonita Sosua made a life transition when they moved to Sao Miguel in 2006. Eduino, born on Sao Miguel, immigrated as a young boy with his family to western Canada in 1968. He met Bonita in College. Throughout the years they have developed expertise in several career environments. Eduino´s profession as a welder developed into a successful art career in metal sculpting. His sculptures are displayed in Canada, United States, France, Belgium and the Azores. A private collection of his works is displayed in Quinta das Acacias; the only private sculptural gardens in the Azores. Bonita, born in Canada has worked more than two decades in sales, administration and bookkeeping. These career experiences have led Eduino and Bonita into a rewarding business of investment and property managment.

After travelling to the Azores on vacation with their sons, they pursued the idea of purchasing a vacation home. In the process, they were introduced to Quinta das Acacias. They purchased the quinta in December, 2006 and opened the doors to world travellers in 2007 with new and improved operations.

Today, the proven success of Quinta das Acacias enables Eduino and Bonita to help outside visitors with the purchase and management of their dream vacation home,.

Our goal is to greet and service our guests to the best of our capabilities and see that they leave as new friends with many fond memories to return.

Eduino and Bonita Sousa purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Eduino and Bonita Sousa chose Portugal

2013-Venere Top Cleaning award

2013-Venere Top Overall Ratings

More awards on our website- www.vhmazores.com.

Be assured that all other rental properties we manage are managed the same as Quinta das Acacias cottages.

What makes this cottage unique

Nature -Surrounded by trees, flowers and sculptural art.

Gated property

Free parking inside the property gates

10 minutes to Ponta Delgada

5 minutes to Populo Beach

Central for travelling through out the island

Guestbook comments from the manager

Wonderful location. Perfect service. Magnificent garden

Just our best stay in the Azores. We will come back!!

August, 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
Joao Paulo II (PDL)
Nearest Barpub
1000 Metres
Neighborhood
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Ponta Delgada
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Batalha
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Expressway
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Populo Beach
Car: recommended

The central position of Quinta das Acacias exposes unreserved access to the visitor that seeks a world of discovery. An 8 km drive to the center of Ponta Delgada will expose several botanical gardens dating back to mid 19th century. Centuries old architecture of basalt stone, traditional markets, quaint shops in narrow streets with cobblestone designs, sidewalk cafes and the numerous restaurants that will help the visitor taste this travelling experience. Populo beach with its clean waters and warm temperature is only 2 km to the south. To the west, one will find the legendary twin lakes of Sete Cidades. To the east, the hills of Nordeste displays an almost rain forest appeal. Beyond, villages with timeless traditions line the coast that so often is bathed by some of the most spectacular sunrises of the Atlantic. The true lover of nature will not resist the affair that Sao Miguel has to offer. (Google Earth-Lat. 37´45´16´34´N,Long.25´36´12´61´W)

Other Activities: hiking, whale watching, historic parks, museums

Golf: Two Golf Courses on the island of Sao Miguel. Both equally spectacular, scenic-wise and challenge-wise. The Batalha course supports a 27 hole, par 72. Approximate distance 12 km or 15 minute drive. The Furnas course is an 18 hole, par 72. Approximate distance 35 km or 45 minute drive. Batalha Golf course hosted the Senior European golf tournament in 2008.

Thermal pools of Poca Dona Beija in Furnas is fantastic during the cooler seasons.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Short term stays- Final cleaning is 40 euros paid in cash upon arrival at the door.
Winter Getaway-
Please ask us about long term renting (28-30 nights) for the months of October 1- May 31.
For long term stays- Not included-utilities, weekly or final cleaning


Amenities

Azores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer. Beach towels are not supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King or two single beds. Please notify us which you prefer.
  • Single bed with single slide bed available for two people in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We provide a welcome food pack to start your first day. The guests are welcome to use the herbs planted near their accommodation and seasonal fruit (oranges, bananas, guavas, and variety of small fruits) found in the orchard. For the comfort of the guests during the winter seasons, heaters are provided. Smoking permitted outdoor only. The proprietors, Ed and Bonita, offer to all their guests the warmest welcome and extended invitations to share this wealth of beauty in their small paradise. They are living in the quinta near the cottages and are available to give assistance at any time.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Acacias 3-
average rating of 4.909091 based on 32 reviews
5

Outstanding. Wonderful location. Perfect service. Magnificent garden

  • 5 of 5

Just our best stay in the Azores. We will come back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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The best! Peaceful, beautiful grounds.

  • 5 of 5

It's like staying in your own home with beautiful gardens. Bonita is so helpful with anything you need. I love plants and Ed took me around the garden. The grocery store is nearby to set your kitchen up. And then take a nap in the hammocks under the trees.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you felt comfortable. We love to make all our properties as home away from home! Self catered for your privacy.
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Peaceful and full of personality

  • 5 of 5

These cottages are beautifully appointed and in a quiet, pretty location, but still close to the beach and Ponta Delgada. Eduino has produced some beautiful sculptures which complement the gorgeous gardens surrounding the cottages. Bonita provided us with a comprehensive set of recommendations of things to do, see and eat around Sao Miguel; her advice was invaluable. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

A lovely property in an amazing garden

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying here. Bonita was very welcoming and gave us lots of useful information. The property was lovely (was much bigger than it looked in the photos), the gardens are amazing, great to explore with the kids and lovely to have breakfast and dinner outside in the them. The place is perfectly located to explore the whole island.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Enchanted gardens

  • 5 of 5

The Quinta is a beautiful place to stay. It is obviously looked after with care and love and the whole gives an atmosphere of beauty and relaxation. Each house shares in the whole gardens but also has a sense of privacy around it. We enjoyed our stay immensely - there is nowhere else to stay on the island. Ed and Bonita are the perfect hosts.

Stuart and Elly

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great place, would stay again

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained property. Beautiful gardens and very quiet. Bonita and Ed are very friendly, welcoming, and feel like family. We loved stayed at your property and would do so again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review of your stay. We look forward to your next visit with us. We have a gift for our second time visitors so stay with us more than once.
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