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Rui Medeiros - Azores Private Tours

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Address: Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
Phone Number: +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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We Love Rui & highly recommend!!!

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... read more

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic tour. rui, was able to speak English perfectly. He was very accommodating to our needs and made the tour fun, informative and enjoyable

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Rui to pick us up at the airport and went immediately on a tour of the western and central parts of the island. Rui dropped us off at our hotel at the end of the day. informative, freiendly. A great tour.

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Lacey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour! Rui was very knowledgeable and excellent at explanations and answering questions. In addition, he has a good sense of humor and is a pleasure to spend time with. The ride in his Mercedes is comfortable for 2 or 3 passengers. (He had mentioned to me that it can hold but might be tight for 4.) The tour was... More 

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