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“rui medeiros”(70 reviews)
“sao miguel”(114 reviews)
My name is Rui and I am a Sao Miguel Island native. I love meeting people from other countries and making their visit to the Azores one they will never forget. My customers are not just clients to me – they are new friends, and as such they receive...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 962 758 186
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rui was fantastic, from his professional demeanor to attending to our personal needs and wants of the tour. Rui was knowledgeable and was able to articulate and share the history of the island with the perfect amount of finesse. We did the full day Furnas...More

Thank Jolene W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Private tour with Flavio today. Awesome. Great smooth driver. Selected good restaurant for lunch and was extremely imformative. Highly recommend. Nice to do things on your own time wothut a group. Booking process also good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately our first day was during a tropical storm! But, our driver , Flavio, helped us make the best of it! We went to the thermal baths in Furnas and several other stops along the way and really enjoyed his knowledge of the island. The...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the full day tour to Nordeste which covered the eastern part of Sao Miguel. Our guide was great and took the time to make sure we enjoyed ourselves, seeing as much as we could and hearing about the culture and history of the...More

Thank Sandy736
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Azores in July, Before arriving, we booked 4 days of tours with Rui. He made our trip so much more relaxing and enjoyable. Rui loves his island and that showed when he was taking us to all the beautiful sites. He spoke...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I echo all the previously stated positive reviews!! I will add Rui will not hover over you. Allow me to explain. Have you had a tour guide who rarely left your presence or would not stop talking? Information and guidance is wonderful and desired, but...More

Thank cperibanez
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We did a private full day tour with Rui in June 2018. Everything was great from start to finish. Super responsive on email. He picked us up from our hotel, was waiting for us when we came down. His vehicle was perfectly clean and comfortable....More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I would recommend Rui to anyone.What an amazing guy he is , funny and very friendly, and speaks great English .He picked us up at our hotel on time and even stayed with us longer then his then 8 hours , he made sure we...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you are traveling to Sao Miguel and would like to get the most out of your stay here, I highly recommend booking a tour w/ Azores private tours. I was traveling w/ my mother and grown up brother. The first tour we went on...More

Thank HannahTravel94
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and three grown-up children booked three trips for our stay on Sao Miguel as well as airport transfers. Let me just say that you will not find a nicer, more professional tour guide than Rui. He treated us as though we were old...More

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5 July 2018|
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Response from Ricardo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late answer, e-mail and phonenumebers are correct. azoresprivatetours @ gmail His phones are Tlm.:(+351) 914 616 240 Tlm.:(+351) 962 758 186
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30 May 2018|
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Response from DaninrugbyUk | Reviewed this property |
On the menu there is a contacts list. Here you will find email and phone numbers.
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
If you fly Azores Airlines the flights between the different islands are included (i.e. Free).
10 July 2017|
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Response from Erich B | Reviewed this property |
4 full days and full nights and if possible a few extra days to travel by yourself in the city. 6 or 7 stay in Sao Miguel and 4 days tours is ideal if you want to visit all and try spa, visit natural areas relax and shop... More
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Response from 270barbara | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, I have only just seen this. We spent 2 full days with Rui and we saw so much of the island with him. Well worth the money and he is a true gentleman.