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Catarina is our "Artist In Residence" here on the estate. She is responsible for creating our signs showing guests around the estate, as well as helping with the tile painting experience. Her hand drawn Azorean themed tiles, featuring whales and

More details coming soon. As you drive onto the road adjoining the estate, as you look up you cannot help but see the white house called locally, "Solar Branco." Imposing on the landscape, it commands a view over the green hills

From CNN Traveler, 2018 by Sebastian Modak:Last year, after spending five days on the island of São Miguel, one of nine that make up the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, I boarded my flight back to the U.S. with two distinct

From the gardens of the Solar Branco Eco-Estate you can see one of the original look-out towers where a watchman would alert the landowners of the approaching British ships, and thus the need to start picking the citrus fruit for

"Walking around the estate, it's hard not to fall in love with the history, the building and the views across the rolling green hills to the ocean beyond." More details coming soon As you drive onto the road below the estate, and

The Christmas tree is considered the centrepiece of holiday decor. Throughout the season, it is decorated with splendour, gathered around, danced around, and marvelled at on cold winter nights. But when the holidays are over, what happens to that beautiful, beloved,

Want to do some island hopping?Guests who stay with us frequently ask about getting flights between the 9 islands of the Azores. It is very easy, and relatively cheap to fly between the islands and booking flights is not complicated.

One of the most frequently asked questions is about the weather in the Azores. So when is the best time to visit the Azores?It is always a good time to visit the Azores. As you can see the temperature doesn’t change that

The Basics Getting to the Azores There are flights to the Azores from the US, Canada, Europe and the UK. You can also take internal flights (or boats) between different islands. We can help you with travel ideas and we have a