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Rui Medeiros - Azores Private Tours

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Address: Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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+351 962 758 186
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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My name is Rui and I am a Sao Miguel Island native. I love meeting people...

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 personalised service. I have many years of experience as a professional private driver, and you will find me an enthusiastic host with an excellent sense of humour. I can provide VIP services, Private Tours by Car and/or Minivan, and Airport Transfers.

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Spectacular 2 day tour of Sao Miguel with Rui Medeiros! - Azores Private Tours

Rui provided us with an incredible 2 day tour of Sao Miguel! We really enjoyed all the places that he took us too. Here is just a sampling - a Tea Plantation, Furnas, several... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
bcharland2002
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Nashua, New Hampshire

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rui provided us with an incredible 2 day tour of Sao Miguel! We really enjoyed all the places that he took us too. Here is just a sampling - a Tea Plantation, Furnas, several beautiful parks with lovely waterfalls, a indoor greenhouse pineapple plantation, the fire lake, and the twin lakes. He picked us up from the hotel and off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased we choose Rui Medeiros to take a tour to Sete Cidades today. His car is very clean and in good repair. He is a very safe driver. Rudi shared his knowledge of local history, agriculture, foods, architecture and so much more. We had considered renting a car, but this tour was much easier and very informative.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rui was AWESOME! He surpassed any anticipated expectation that we had. He was very professional, friendly and relaxed and he was very attentive and he paid much attention to detail. We took a 4 full day tours with him. He is very well organised, flexible, very enthusiastic about his job and informative. We accomplished a lot with enough time to... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Rui came to us highly recommended from our friend and we couldn't have been happier! It was the easiest way to tour the island and he truly is an expert. Very knowledgeable and not to mention, very personable. He instantly became like family to us :)

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

very informative a lot of extra to satisfy particular interest our daughter liked it and after that tour we have ideas what to do for the rest of our stay on the island we love the island planning to come again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Had a wonderful first day in San Miguel with Rui Medeiros. Rui picked us (me and my hubby) up at the airport and gave us a great tour which included Furnas, Terra Nostra Garden, a tea plantation, lunch (separate cost), and stops at gorgeous lookouts. He gave us lots of info about the Azores including tidbits on local folklore and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

It was easy to book. Rui was great, punctual and knowledgeable. Very easy to talk to and since he is a local we gained insight into not only the major sights but also the local life. Great conversation throughout! A great way to spend your time in the Azores!

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Rui was the best. He quickly became part of our family and made our family trip even better. He was super knowledgable about the island and he went out of his way to show us things we wanted to see. For example,my dad was on the hunt for this pastry his grandfather used to bring him from a Portuguese bakery.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Rui is friendly, wonderful and very informed. Safe driver and speaks English. He is passionate about his job and loves sharing his culture with you. I have used many tour guides in Europe and he is by far one of my favorites! Highly recommend him!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We flew Azore Airways and opted to spend 24 hours in Ponta Delgada instead of completing the Boston-Ponta Delgada-Lisbon flights in one day. We selected Rui Medeiros based on other Tripadvisor reviews. We were delighted with the service we received from Rui. He met us at the airport when we landed at dawn, took us to our hotel, and adjusted... More 

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