Best Group Activities in Ponta Delgada

THE 10 BEST Large Group Activities & Things to Do in Ponta Delgada

Best Group Activities in Ponta Delgada

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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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  • Robert D
    Brooklyn, New York3,873 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The exterior is rather unremarkable, but the inside is exquisite. I think the interior is the most beautiful in Ponta Delgada.
    Written 19 September 2023
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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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  • Life2Travel
    Charlotte, NC1,624 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a beautiful church inside and out in the pedestrian area of Ponta Delgado. The contrast of the black and white is stunning and unusual to see. There are benches with trees and flowers around the church and a great area to enjoy a drink and people watch as we did.
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • Lizzie0909
    Munlochy, UK3,302 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We came here as part of our trip around the island. It was a private trip, not one from our cruise ship.
    Lovely to hear that it’s one of the oldest pineapple plantations and that it takes about 8 months to grow the pineapples. Also fascinating to hear that they smoke the growing pineapples to kickstart the growing.

    It’s free! What’s not to like. Nice shop selling “Pineapple “ related items.
    Recommended.
    Written 11 May 2024
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  • Christine C
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a fantastic place, staff are knowledgeable and more than happy to give you more information or just show you around. The entire experience is built upon the level of interest you show and nothing was too much trouble. Absolutely a must do, doesn’t take long but lots of really interesting history to learn about!
    Written 30 September 2023
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  • supergirlieque
    Providence, RI71 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best way I can describe this park is that it's like a campground without the camping. It's a huge forest area with lots of trails and cleared out areas with tables and grill pits. Come early to claim an area for your family and spend the day. You take turns using the grills with the other park visitors. There are bathrooms, but bring your own toilet paper, soap, and paper towels. Relatively hilly terrain, but it's well-trodden. We had a toddler in a stroller and it was pretty easy to wheel him in and out, but it looked like there were area we didn't go that were more difficult. Overall a great way to spend a day!
    Written 18 July 2021
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  • rdubbs08
    Edmond, OK7,575 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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  • 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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  • Mike K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our driver, GUI, was very informative and courteous. He made sure we were safe and our personal items were secure. Not an adventure for the faint hearted, this is a true 4x4 experience!!!
    Written 9 May 2024
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  • Lior
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    First of all, the company's service is great- they answered on WhatsApp very quickly every time we needed, even for the smallest things. The tour had an amazing view and was super fun. As someone who's not doing extreme sports I can say it fits all, even kids. Our guide Zé and Carlos were very friendly and know how to encourage you and make you feel the safest with equipment and instructions, plus they were great with the kids in our group who enjoyed too. They also take great pictures😎 100% recommend!
    Written 4 May 2024
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