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Azor'Oasis São Miguel Ocean Exilarant Luxe Holiday Home Private Gardens Parking

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Azor'Oasis Unique Ocean Romantic Fully Equipped Luxury Linens Two From €95/Night

Unique ocean retreat. Tranquil relaxing perfect setting for a romantic get away. walk down your very own private grounds to meet the most amazing endless picturesque ocean and landscape views. The soothing relaxing sound of ocean waves crashing against lava rocks, warm glow of designer candles is only the beginning. A sense of being away from it all this frequently reserved has the most up to date 5 star guest submitted reviews.

Private ideal for families, In the heart of São Miguel Azores nestled along the Northern Coastal shoreline under 5 kilometers to Ribeira Grande city center. An 18th century architecture adorned by majestic trees that gracefully leads the way to the ocean side. Once a school decades in ruins, recently fully renovated displaying plenty of preserved history.

A tropical ideal destination 12 kilometers from Ponta Delgada João Paulo II airport and our Port of call / Portas Do Mar. Ideal winter get away, temperatures averaging 17.2°C (63°F) Centrally located close to all with service excellence and option of catering. Swim, fish or simply relax by the ocean with amazing sunrises and sunsets.

A peaceful street level fully equipped bungalow with very reliable WiFi and plenty of luxury linens. Old world charm meets designer décor with two very high ceiling bedrooms; individually controlled air conditioner, dehumidifier and heating. Two bathrooms and a full laundry facility equipped with washer and dryer. A full supply Beach convenience including towels, Beach mats, Robes, Umbrellas cooler. The home provides extra cozy blankets, hotel spa towels, plush Bath Robes and Cozy Fleece lounging Robes & a welcome limited supply of toiletries.

When ready to venture out, I hope you give us a chance to host your stay. Start your way via flight carrier Sata/Azores Airlines, slightly over five hour direct flights from Canada and the USA to São Miguel (PDL) Ponta Delgada. From Europe there are several carriers with connecting flights via Lisbon Portugal. We at Azor'Oasis will meet you at the airport or other place of choice within the Island; a short drive and tucked-away in the small and friendly town of Calhetas Ribeira Grande is your piece of paradise.

Each bedroom has a queen size bed and a full size very comfortable twin size bunk bed, high quality orthopedic mattresses.Large eat in kitchen, displaying original stone oven & walls. Main 4 piece bathroom with bide & large seamless glass shower. Second shower bathroom is within the laundry facility and located separate from the main living area.

Very private secured garden with double deck furnished patios and extra outdoor seating. All utilities are included. Gratuity airport greeting/You follow us home and welcome Azorean Meal, first , last plus one midweek full cleaning. Through your stay at this self catering home, we remain only a phone call away, fully dedicated to you; upon request we provide personal onsite 24/7 assistance.

A vast exhilarating outdoor garden is completely private and for your use only. It provides additional seating areas and a setting for a unique experience. As you step out of an enclosed garden and make your way to embrace the endless amazing ocean views. The on location pebble beach accessible 24/7 c with natural formed swimming pools (Poços Das Calhetas) it is a rocky pebble beach that is best enjoy with aquatic shoe.

Several Sand beaches very close by including the Atlantic Hawaii Surfers Paradise Santa Barbara Beach which is the place of World Renown Surfing Competitions. Beaches Monte Verde and Praia Dos Moinhos also deliver ideal surfing conditions with perfect swells all year round. We have had several competition teams stay at this location. We are within three kilometers to the famous 27 Hole Golf Course; Our guests benefit from special golf rates!

More Details

Property Manager
Josie Frazao
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Josie Frazao

Born in S. Miguel Azores, in the late 1960's then in my early teens and a result of hard economic oppression, my family among many others uprooted and hoped on board the immigration convoy. For several decades Ontario Canada is my place of residence. Ready to work hard and hope for a brighter future, over the years often returning to visit my Azorean roots. In particular the island of São Miguel and the passion for nature and ocean lead to the purchase of this home and piece of paradise. My family and I We would be honored at the opportunity to have you come and visit and make one of your holiday homes choice.Over the years we remain hard at work aiming at making things right. We await your visit and we would be delighted and privileged for the opportunity to host your stay. From all of us (An Ocean filled of sunshine and warm Azorean hugs)

Josie Frazao purchased this bungalow in 2007

Why Josie Frazao chose Sao Miguel

This location is perfect, with easy access to all parts of the Island. We purchased this home for the simple fact that it is situated right by the ocean! This very cozy home provides us with plenty of privacy. We enjoy our daily walks through the property all the way to ocean side. The abundant six acre parcel of land surrounded by many century old trees and the sound of chirping birds and ocean waves against the lava rocks is very soothing and delightful. The fact that this house up until the early 1940’s was the local primary school for the then very small population of this town became very intriguing to us. This town’s population in 2016 is still less than 2000. Here we satisfy our love for the ocean by snorkeling and fishing alone or by joining the locals. We also love driving right in and out of the property and access by an automated gate, we park in total privacy, We love the fact that this location offers the best of both, privacy and a sense of being disconnected from the rest of the world, while at the same time it is well balanced with all the conveniences very close by.

What makes this bungalow unique

History and its original architectural, the coziness and sound of nature and ocean creates a perfect ambiance.Also very appealing and unique is that you can walk down your very own private way to the ocean. The ocean is safely located one thousand feet away from the back of the house; 500 feet is flat garden land a large gate separates 500 more feet of a slight downward descending walkway that takes you to end of the property and you walk to ocean side. Here at this is a natures reserve, the water has earned a symbol of quality (Pocos Das Calhetas Bandeira Azul) Blue flag of distinction and undisturbed nature. Here you can go for a swim, snorkel, fish or you can just take in the ocean's grandeur and amazing endless views. At your door step is an easy to do hiking trail. The bedrooms are air conditioned with the latest individually controlled Panasonic ultra quite units. This home up until the early 1900's was the town's school. Homes like this one that offers tradition, great service on request, direct access to the ocean is not the norm here. Apart from this one, there are no homes that have direct access to the ocean. This is mainly due to the fact that like other island in the archipelago São Miguel nature is that of mostly cliffs around the ocean. The added fact that the original stone oven is still operational, and today is being used to cook authentic Azorean food is an absolute gem! The very thick stone walls of this house add a constant regulated indoor temperature, making it a very cozy place to spend a lot of time indoors. We carefully renovated, by bringing the entire house up to date, while at the same time maintaining the integrity of the old world charm; Most recently, year end of 2012 we have introduced the private in property parking behind a remote controlled gate. For our Golf enthusiasts We have a special arrangement with the Batalha Golf; We offer you the same special Golf rates as the Hotels that cater to Golf Tournaments!


Ribeira Grande Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Adjcent to laundry room
  • The house in its entirety has been completely renovated including this very large glass shower doors bathroom which allows easy walk in access, comfortable with ample room for maneuvering, includes a bide. Bathroom 2 is a 3 piece shower, privately enclosed located separate from main living quarters adjacent as you step out and into the to the laundry facility room. Bath towels, large bath sheets and bath robes are available. Complimentary personal size a bar of pure cream soap. Also for your use available are hair dryer, curling and flat iron.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • High ceiling large bedrooms designer decorated, floor to ceiling Linen and silk window coverings with hotel style linens. Each room has one queen size bed plus double full size Twin size mattress bunk bed can sleep up to 4 per room. WiFi wireless Internet access through entire house.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There are no other cost. Included; Airport greeting we lead as you follow. Very private In property parking. Freshly cleaned home ready to be enjoyed / last cleaning. 7+nights gets one full weekly cleaning. Complete welcome meal, incl. wine/beer. Next morning breakfast items provided for late night guest arrivals. An Intimate unique authentic experience of Azorean cuisine prepared by local chef's can be arranged. Excellent inexpensive wine, our reps will be delighted to recommend preferred selections. We will dispose garbage & recycling placed in the outdoor recipients. Meals can be arranged and catered in. Your stay is in complete privacy, yet with peace of mind you can call on us for assistance free charge. During your stay we are only a phone call away 24 hours a day seven days a week.


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Azor'Oasis São Miguel Ocean Exilarant Luxe Holiday Home Private Gardens Parking
average rating of 4.8955226 based on 67 reviews

Warm welcome & spectacular views!

  • 5 of 5

Josie was very responsive and attended to extra details such as booking our car rental - which was so appreciated.

Paula is an exceptional host - where else can you be met at the airport,

taken to buy groceries and have your first meal cooked for you!

The house is well equipped and very clean with a lovely courtyard and BBQ.

Take a glass of wine or coffee to the back of the property and gaze at the horizon while the sea crashes on the shore....private and glorious.

I would highly recommend this property - you're in good hands with Paula and Josie!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Beautiful home. Take a short walk through the backyard and you'll find the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. Paula met us at the airport, showed us where the store was in case we needed anything. She also cooked us an amazing meal. Paula showed us around the house and property and made us feel very welcome. We loved staying here, it was so peaceful and everything is you need is provided in the home.


  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Josie's house very much. The property was clean and a great location. Paula was fantastic and took very good care of us. We really appreciated her getting us into a hotel for a much needed nap when the house was not ready for our early morning arrival. She escorted us from the airport and back, made a wonderful supper for us and even delivered us pizza one night! Thank you Paula! Paula also recommended Sarah to take us on some tours and she was great. We loved Sao Miguel and can't wait to come back. Thanks to Josie for providing a wonderful property to make our home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

House was fantastic. Great location. Paula is fantastic. Such a nice person and a great cook!

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not have been better.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just finished our stay here and it could not have been more perfect. First off, the house is fantastic. Even prettier than the photos. The grounds are beautiful too and everything is sparkling clean. If you like to cook everything that you need is right at your fingertips. The thing that makes this place really special though is Paula. She is there to meet you at the airport and after that she is there when ever you need her. She welcomed us with a beautiful meal, and was super caring about my dietary needs. Going out of her way to make sure everything was perfect. She is a very caring person who loves her job and the island. We have stayed in a lot of great places through HomeAway and have never had someone who took care of us so well. We were vey impressed with the entire experience of being on this island. There is so much natural beauty and such nice people full of civic pride. I wish we would have stayed longer. We will definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vicky; Thank you for visiting amazing Sao Miguel Azores and for allowing us at Azor’Oasis to host your stay. We are delighted that you found everything perfect and our care and service a welcoming convenience. We are humbled and very grateful to be referred to as a distinguished place worthy of a 5 star rating. It was a complete pleasure to have met such an amazing couple that you are. You were a delight to deal with, and right from the get go you made very easy and smooth communication. We feel very privileged that you stayed with us, and we can only hope to have you come back for many return visits. Forever grateful wishing you wellness, we send your way an Ocean filled of Sunshine and warm Azorean hugs; Josie Frazao and staff.
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Well outfitted 2 bedroom rental

  • 4 of 5

This vacation rental had everything one could conceivably want: a hostess, Paula, waiting for us with an Azorian meal complete with wine and cheeses from Sao Jorge!, well appointed rooms, kitchen and bathroom fully supplied, Paula was most kind, helpful and nearby and on call anytime. We didn't call her as everything was great. I must comment on no expense being spared on the bed linens and towels- also 'fancy' cooking dishes if you wanted.

When we arrived at the airport Sarah from Harmony Trail, a tour guide met us since Paula was busy preparing our rental as previous guests had recently left . Sarah steered us to the rental car and then when we reached the house it wasn't quite ready so took us on a tour and quick snack all provided gratis by Josie, the owner of the rental. So everything was seamless and well done.

It is great to have have a wash machine but even greater to have a dryer- a rare find in the Azores, a real plus. The property is well kept and the hike to the ocean was pleasant and a nice place to sit and enjoy the sunset with a Pico or Portuguese wine and cheese.

There is a restricted view of the ocean from the rental but certainly the dining table and seating elevated above the laundry room are a nice place to relax and have meals or hang out.

There are many interesting and fun adventures to enjoy and the house has many books, ideas and brochures handy for your perusal.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mary C. your visit and generous review of your stay with us is very much appreciated. We too enjoyed very much meeting you and delightful communication. We are especially pleased to know that you had a great time exploring Sao Miguel Azores enjoying all especially our unique touches, gratuity services provided and if course the fine linens. Joyfully we share this unique home and make provision for the best possible. This unique home is situated on ocean property with plenty of landscape that in order to get unobstructed ocean views, one has to take a stroll down halfway down the property and take in the most amazing ocean views; further down is the property line which meets the ocean’s naturally formed lava rock shoreline offers breathtaking unmatched endless ocean and coastal views, The vision for this place is big with plans to extend the main living quarters focusing on an architectural design that will capitalize on ocean views. We hope to win some big lottery so we can turn this place into the paradise that it is destined to be:)! For now we remain of service, very grateful and in hope for return visits. Wellness and best wishes with an Ocean filled of Sunshine and warm Azorean hugs. Josie Frazao and staff.
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Joao Paulo II Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Calhetas Fenaiz Capelas Rabo De Peixe
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Ponta Delgada
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Batalha Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Rabo De Peixe
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Calhetas Bandeira Azul Beach Zona Balnear
Car: recommended

Central location by Ocean fishing, swimming and walking trails all at your doorstep. Many tourist attractions surf and golf with few kilometers.and close to several sand beaches Unique home with the most up to date five star reviews Azor'Oasis Bungalow Ocean paradise. Ideal tropical place to visit both winter and summer with easy access to all points of interest; suitable for families, seniors and persons with reduced mobility. The home provides easy wheelchair access.Large outdoor space and garden with in property secured parking.Your own private in property access to ocean shore with pebble beach know as (Poços das Calhetas) was again awarded in 2016 "Bandeira Azul / Blue flag" a distinguished symbol of environmental quality being internationally recognized as a reference area of quality waters and undisturbed nature. On location is a 6 kilometer flat hiking trail recommended for all ages with diversity of landscape, flora and geological elements, and some ruins including one of the Island’s only cetacean processing plant; Can be done on your own but if preferred there are guides with organized groups for this trail.

Ponta Delgada, Airport & Port of Call within 10 KM BATALHA 27 Hole Golf Course & Santa Barbara Beach the Atlantic Hawaii a surfers paradise with all year round perfect swells, Praia Dos Moinhos, and Praia Monte Verde holding the 2016 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship all with 2-5KM

ESPECIALLY IF IT'S YOUR FIRST VISIT; there is much to see and, one definite must-do, is a one full day outing to Furnas. This is the area of one of the worlds most famous volcanic active fumaroles. We arrange for you to have an intimate personalized authentic traditional experience, just like the locals enjoy doing it.The day is tailored and dedicated only to you, very relaxing consisting of exploring an amazing array of beauty, soak in therapeutic natural thermal pools, then you enjoy the (Cozido) Hallows meal that is slowly cooked underground over 6 hours served in designated outdoor picnic area. TO FURTHER MAXIMIZE THE AZOREAN EXPERIENCE; let us be the ones to assist in the selection of activities that will take you into a full immersion of the Azorean cultural life; if you like fish, then we can take you to an elite visit to the nearby fishing port where you can buy your fresh fish as it arrives fresh off the boat. We have personalized connections with local fisherman for a unique introduction to favorite fishing spots. We will show you the Night life in Ponta Delgada by accompanying you to the locals most preferred spots; we find that our guests (Ladies groups) enjoy this personalized service. We can also assist you in visiting other islands of this magical Azorean Archipelago; ask us about Island hoping

This holiday home is very well located and close to all. Lying within the crater of Lagoa do Fogo Calhetas Ribeira Grande is situated between 4 charming municipalities, with endless attractions, restaurants discos, shopping, Whale & Dolphin watching. Pico Salto do Cavalo's 954m panoramic views. Volcanic mineral springs in Caldeira Velha, Lombadas, Gramas, Ladeira da Velha. If course Furnas one of the world's famous & largest volcanic hydroplis, Parque Terra Nostra with natural heated pool. River Valleys Belvederes surrounded by ocean, adorned by flowers endless hydrangeas & viewpoints carve out a picturesque landscape. Dotted by several beaches, the main beach in Ribeira Grande, Santa Bárbara & Monte Verde, Moinhos in Porto Formoso & Lomba da Maia's Viola Beach, Mosteiros Ferraria's Thermal Baths. SETE CIDADES ONE OF PORTUGAL’S 7 NATURAL WONDERS!

Golf: Sao Miguel has two golf courses: BATALHA GOLF COURSE is located within 3km from this property. Special rates for our guests; The Golf Course is crated in one of the most arid corners of the Island; this course consists of 27 holes which offer the player the choice of different combinations to make up the 18 holes. The course is notable for its breathtaking sea views and fascinating scenery through woodland lining the fairways details on line at: www.­portugal-­golf.­info/­azores/­batalha.­htm

Achada das Furnas Golf Course with 18 Holes both are excellent for the practice of this modality. Also close by and located in Fajã de Cima are Tennis Courts at your disposal.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $29.73 per person per night
Damage Deposit $356.72

Cost is per night for two person; minimum 3 night occupancy requirement. The cost for additional persons is 25 Euros per night per each person (Eight people is the max) First + 1 mid week clean and Final cleaning, on request 24/7 assistance included, utilities, unlimited very reliable wireless Internet are all included. Reservation requires 50% down payment, the balance plus the fully refundable damage security deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival. BOOKINGS with occupancy COMMENCING WITHIN 30 DAYS REQUIRE PAYMENT IN FULL UPON RESERVATION. Included is Airport greeting and you follow us home. A complimentary welcome full home cooked Azorean meal including beverage and wine.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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