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Quinta das Acacias is a tiny piece of the paradise that São Miguel island has to offer to the traveler that seeks the luxuries of nature. Several 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 up to 15% discount on your evening meals at nearby traditional restaurants swithin a 10 minutes drive from the Quinta.
Activites 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 May 31. Affordable monthly rates available. CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S EVE IN SAO MIGUEL, AZORES 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.
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Acacias 4-: Lagoa Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 65823ha
This unit includes: 1 bedroom (double), 1 bathroom (walk in shower), living area, fully equipped kitchenette and dining area (seats 2), terrace (ground floor with patio table and 2 chairs), traditional wood fire BBQ. Free internet access .
Lead through basalt walls covered with flowering creepers and multicolored hydrangeas, sits this home away from home, overlooking fruit trees, acacias trees and glimpses of the hills and village.
Bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer. Beach towels are not supplied.
We provide a welcome 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 smaller fruits) found in the orchard.
For the comfort of the guests during the winter seasons, portable 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....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit€100
No additional mandatory fees
Short term stays-final cleaning is 30 euros per stay.
Please ask us about long term renting (30 days or more) for the months of October 1- May 31. For long term stays,
Extra charges- utilities, refundable damage deposit, weekly or final cleanings.
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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.
Year Purchased: 2006
About: 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.
Why Lagoa: 2013-Venere Top Cleaning award
2013-Venere Top Overall Ratings
More awards on our website.
Be assured that all other rental properties we manage are managed the same as Quinta das Acacias cottages.