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Miradouro da Vista do Rei

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What people say

"It's hard to say whether the Miradouro da Vista do Rei (King's View) or the Miradouro da Boca do Inferno (Boca do Inferno Viewpoint) has a better view. You definitely need to compare the two. Unlike the Miradouro da Boca do Inferno, which requires a 1.6-mile out-and-back hike, the Miradouro da Vista do Rei is an easy-to-reach observation deck. It looks down into the Sete Cidades caldera and its twin lakes from the southwest. The Atlantic Ocean is still in the distance. The vibrant shades of blue and green are mesmerizing. It's hard to stop taking pictures at this gorgeous spot. While you're here, don't miss the abandoned Monte Palace Hotel. It's right behind you."
"One of the most famous viewpoints in São Miguel, Azores, offering iconic views of Sete Cidades and its twin lakes."

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Sao Miguel Island in Azores, Portugal is filled with vibrant lakes, volcanos, lush trails, hot springs, hydrangeas, and black sand beaches. Get insights into hidden coves untouched by time, trails that lead to the heart of the island, and gastronomic secrets that dance on the palate. Packed with insider tips, breathtaking imagery, and curated itineraries, this guide is your passport to an island less traveled✨ I share everything you need to know in organized lists, and how to split up your days on the island. You can expect: 🗺 Interactive google map with everything pinned (75 pins) ❓ FAQ and other tips (such as transportation and how to split your days/activities up on the island) 🥾 Hiking trails + waterfalls (AllTrails links included) 🔍 Viewpoints for simple yet insane sights (TripAdvisor links included) 🍲 Restaurants (menu linked when available) 🏝 Beaches 💧 Hot springs & Thermal baths 🛶 Tours with links (free options also listed) 🏨 Recommended accommodations (Includes budget, mid-range, and luxury options for the following regions: Ponta Delgada, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, and Sete Cidades) 📱 Useful apps & websites 📍 BONUS: 1 week recommended itinerary + 4 day recommended itinerary ____________________________________________ In efforts to help keep my travel guides free forever: **I do make a small kickback at no cost to you on some of the tours and accommodations listed on this guide** If you found this guide extra helpful and would like to support future travel guides or buy me a coffee, check out the "support me" button on this link: Make sure to save this guide + tag me in your adventures @theguidedtravels. I know you’ll love the island as much as I did, and I would love to see where you decide to go(:
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Welcome to the Azores, a group of nine volcanic islands and an autonomous region of Portugal in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean! Often referred to as the "Hawaii of Europe," these islands will amaze you with their breath-taking scenery, adorable towns, and many unique activities. The Azores are still an off-the-beaten-path destination, so you'll enjoy a quiet and nature-filled escape without compromising on wonderful food and experiences. This guide is a full five-day itinerary that will introduce you to the Green Island of the Azores, Sao Miguel - the easiest island to get to and around, and the largest and most populated of the nine. Five days is the perfect amount of time to see all sides of the island at a relaxed pace, with flexible time to do what you're most excited about - hiking, eating & drinking wine, swimming in hot springs, etc. The itinerary is based around having a car to drive around the island (and I include information about how to rent one!). For each of these five days, I give you a full list of recommended activities based on the must-see sights and attractions of Sao Miguel, from exploring historic Ponta Delgada, getting to the best viewpoints over the island's iconic lakes and coasts, going whale watching, relaxing in natural thermal hotsprings, and having wonderful dining experiences. I've included options based on your interests (relaxation, nature, culture), so it's easy to pick just one if you want a slower pace, or scale up if you're the kind of traveler who wants to do it all. I also provide recommended restaurants, bars, and accommodations around the island where you'll be staying. There's truly something for everyone in Sao Miguel, and with this guide, you'll have the perfect foundation and ease of mind to make the trip your own!
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