Best Things to Do in Ponta Delgada for Couples

THE 10 BEST Couples' Activities & Things to Do in Ponta Delgada

Best Things to Do in Ponta Delgada for Couples

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  • FredDeMan
    Volgograd, Russia46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    There isn't a whole lot to see here. Basically it's a walk through several greenhouses showing the stages of pineapple growth. We piggybacked on a bus tour guide which was much better than wandering around alone.
    There's a nice cafeteria selling everything pineapple flavoured. The pineapple gelato is especially nice.
    It's definitely true that these pineapples are better than the more common Hawaian style ones.
    Written 5 March 2024
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  • Kezzar
    Peterborough, UK32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The drive to the thermal pools is not for the faint hearted! Part of the way is a dirt track and we worried our little car wouldn’t make it. If possible go the long route round! The chicane travelling to the beach and back up is also pretty scary but it is worth it. We went at 10am and at first there were very few people, but when we left at 11am it was getting busy. The sea is so cold you can hardly believe it will be warm, but it was like a hot bath, even too hot in some spots! The ladder down is steep but short. I would advise beach shoes but plenty didn’t use them. Hold onto the rope once you’re inside as it can get quite choppy, but what an amazing experience! There are changing rooms next to the car park - we will definitely go back!
    Written 9 May 2024
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  • Andydjp
    Stotfold, UK638 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The gardens are a short walk up hill from the main town centre and cost five euro each to enter. The gardens are very nice and have many paths winding around the gardens. There is also a small chapel hidden away and also a cafe. We had a nice stroll around for an hour or so, worth a visit.
    Written 15 May 2024
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  • spuddigger2017
    Hinckley, UK6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic afternoon at Quinta Do Agriculur. Our guide, Victor, was very knowledgeable and friendly. He made my wife and I feel very welcome and made this visit one of the highlights of our stay in Ponta Delgada. You can see the animals at this farm are super well cared for. The farm is set out superbly to make this a great experience for adults and children alike. Victor gave us a great insight into the history of the islands and educated us well on all aspects of the farm. We got to milk a cow and to taste the raw milk. Lovely!! An overall excellent experience. Great value for money. This is a must do whilst on Sao Miguel.
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • Life2Travel
    Charlotte, NC1,624 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The gates are a lovely entrance to the pedestrian area of downtown. The contrast of the white and black is stunning and makes for a popular photo stop. I hear they are lit up at night but I didn’t get to see them since we were only in port for the day.
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • Jo K
    Worcester, UK8,797 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We got to drive in a jeep around the top. A unique experience with greenzone tours. Great half day tour with Eddie. We stopped at the historic aqua duct on the way up too.
    Written 10 April 2023
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  • schwach3
    North Pekin, IL22 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The fortress houses very informative military items in a timeline fashion. You can spend a lot of time reading everything or just look at the picturres. It all depends on how much time you want to spend there. There are several buildings to see. The view from different points in the front is comprehensive.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • Gardengel-IoW
    West Sussex, UK889 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A privately owned garden and so there is an entrance fee here. I went with a group so cant remember what it was but not very much. Some very old tree and huge bamboo stands.
    Mainly greenery at this time of year but promise of colour from springtime. Would go again.
    Written 9 January 2023
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  • rdubbs08
    Edmond, OK7,578 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had been trying to contact the winery and schedule a visit for weeks...however, to no avail, they were closed for the season and no response came. They were set to open again for visits the 2nd day of our time on the island...alas, we contacted them at the last minute and secured a visit time at 4 pm!

    Arriving, we though we were more in a residential area than at a winery...and upon knocking, a gentleman's head met us from an upstairs window and said he would be down shortly!

    Upon walking through the front door, you are transported to a quaint and utterly charming property which was once owned by a count. Beyond the residential façade lies gardens, vineyards and a chapel, which is now the tasting room!

    After a short tour, we retreated to the chapel. One glass of tasting is included in the visit, however, we purchased several others, along with a bottle to enjoy as we cruised the island and stopped at lookouts.

    A visit here is a bit off the beaten path and definitely worth and hour or two of your time!!! Cheers!!!
    Written 4 April 2024
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  • Erika
    Caracas, Venezuela9,866 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I combined three hiking trails for a total of 30km and covered a large part of the seven cities area.
    I could say that this viewpoint was the least special part of the tour. The views of this lagoon are impressive.
    Written 29 May 2023
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  • Angela225
    London, UK59 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Some tips : you need a photo ID to go in - passport or driving licence. We didn’t have one but managed to talk our way in with a photo of a passport!
    Also they’ve got decent toilets
    Flowers are lovely, totally worth a visit
    Written 28 June 2023
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  • Life2Travel
    Charlotte, NC1,624 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a photo stop on our tour and the views are stunning. We were told the sunset here is amazing if you can time it that way.
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • Tim L
    Smyrna, Tennessee, United States80 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a little unexpected delight on one's journey around the island. I is worth a stop to see it take a few pictures. It is kept up and freshly painted. The community seems to take pride in the little windmill. Stop by and see.
    Written 18 September 2019
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  • Mirkó P
    Budapest, Hungary12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A stunning place, with a great atmosphere and also with unique gins from all over the world. The gin they make is fantastic!
    Written 18 April 2024
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  • Sandra M
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I took the full day west sao miguel tour on may 9th with nuno.
    He was informative,engaging and humorous.
    He gave us time to explore on our own and also asked us what we were interested in.
    His love and respect for the island was evident.
    We saw so much in one day and learned about the culture, the people and the ecology.
    My only complaint was the lunch buffet except the desserts.
    You will not be disappointed in the tour.
    Written 13 May 2024
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