Royal Garden Hotel

Rua de Lisboa, Ponta delgada, São Miguel, Azores, 9500, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ponta delgada

Wine & Cheese

A travel blog entry by gypsy_jetsetter

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This morning we take a guided tour of the city and outlying area. There are medieval fortress walls and hanging gardens. Our first stop is a local cheese factory where we sample fresh cheese and buy a small wheel. Next stop is an unassuming winery and vineyard in the middle of a village. Wine tasting and tour of the cellars. Lunch is something …

Ilha de São Miguel

A travel blog entry by veludo

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06/05/2008 – Ilha do Faial/ Ilha de São Miguel

Pela manhã visitamos o Hotel Pestana (Pousadas de Portugal) e fomos tomar um café expresso no Peter Café Sport. Conhecemos também o Museu Scrimshaw anexo ao café. Este museu tem peças belíssimas de esculturas feitas em ossos de baleia. Passamos pelo Monte Queimado a caminho do Monte da …

Blind Luck

A travel blog entry by drudell

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OK, so when I first discovered the Azores, I stumbled across this photo online on a National Geographic site. It said it was taken on Sao Miguel Island. Further investigation narrowed it down to Sete Cidades, the Crater on the west end of the island. Still a pretty wide target, but I wanted to see this for myself!
Today was our 'Sete Cidades' day, so after a big breakfast (at home) we hit the road for another day. We skirted Ponta Delgada, the largest town on this ...

A Nice Warm Soak & Amazing Vistas

A travel blog entry by drudell

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... toasty!
After our soak we decided to keep heading up the road towards Lagoa do Fogo, the highest ranked 'thing to do' in the Azores on Tripadvisor (my weathervane for these such things). Seems this area is plagued by lots of fog (but Fogo means fire not fog) and rain etc. Well we lucked out as we had clear views and some sunny skies. Windy tough & cool, about 10 degrees cooler than down at sea level. The views are amazing, the roads ...

At Least I Don't Have To Shovel It

A travel blog entry by drudell

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... on a stormy day. We went in for a free tour and 'cuppa'. Tea made the old fashioned way with heritage equipment. Although we're primarily coffee drinkers, we bought some tea for home and Rita, our tea drinking daughter. When we got home the rain had quit, it was cool, and time to blow out the cobwebs so we walked the road down into Porto Formosa and down to the beach and found a small beach side restaurant and decided a fish ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Rua de Lisboa, Ponta delgada, is near Caideira das Sete Cidades..
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Garden Hotel Ponta delgada

    Reviewed by gypsy_jetsetter

    Wonderful stay

    Reviewed Sep 6, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

    Modern Asian feel and decor with a beautiful zen garden

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Garden Hotel Ponta delgada

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good